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£1m refurbishment for one of Leeds’ most distinguished city centre buildings

Stunning city centre boutique hotel style offices to be let by Carter Towler.

Bellway to bring more new homes to Lathom

Bellway brings new homes to Lathom

Veterans praise GMI Construction Group’s Armed Forces Covenant pledge

GMI Construction Group has signed the Armed Forces Covenant (AFC) to pledge its support for those serving, or those who have previously served, in...

First homes sell at final phase of flagship £45 million housing development

The first homes are selling at the final phase of Beyond Housing’s flagship Mill Meadows development in Filey. Marketed under tradename Viola Homes, the 112...

Beal to bring over 70 more new homes to Goole in next phase of...

Beal Homes has announced the next phase of its in-demand The Greenways development, bringing over 70 more high-quality new homes to Goole, East Yorkshire.

Scott Bros donate trucks to fire brigade to practice vital rescue skills

Recycling and haulage experts Scott Bros donated two hard-to-source HGVs to enable Cleveland firefighters to practise their life saving rescue skills. Cleveland Fire Brigade crews...

York Charity, The Island, Receives £25,000 Donation From Local Housebuilder

York-based charity, The Island, which supports some of the most disadvantaged children and young people across the area, has received a £25,000 donation from...

Ben Johnson Interiors reports a 74% growth in revenue

York and North East-based commercial interior design firm, Ben Johnson Interiors, has reported record growth in revenue for its recent year-end, with a 74%...

Barratt Developments Yorkshire East announces Yorkshire Air Ambulance as its charity of the year

Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, has announced Yorkshire Air Ambulance as its charity of the year for 2022. The chosen charity, Yorkshire Air Ambulance,...

Adlington Retirement Living sells-out nineth Independent Retirement Community

Adlington Retirement Living has sold all 48 luxury apartments at The Chimes, its retirement community in Cheadle. The family owned and run business has launched...

Firms urged to seek help over demands for unpaid rent

Insolvency professionals are reporting an increase in the number of companies seeking help since 26 March, when restrictions to prevent landlords issuing possession and distraint orders for rent arrears were lifted.

New Joint Venture established to transform Bowdon property

Patrick Properties and the McGoff Group have partnered to create a new joint venture (JV) with plans to transform the former Mercure Hotel in...

Yorkshire-based Audio Visual Installation Company Helps Automotive Venue on the Road to Success

Definition Audio Visual carried out a complex audio visual installation at an automotive venue in Sherburn in Elmet, North Yorkshire. The project involved supplying...

Spencer Group and Slipform Engineering combine for cement silo project as construction boom drives...

Leading design and build contractors Spencer Group and specialist contractor Slipform Engineering are delivering a huge new cement handling facility to meet soaring construction industry demand.

Castle Green acquires Daresbury residential site in £25m+ deal

Residential developer Castle Green Homes has acquired a 43-acre site at Daresbury Park, Cheshire as it continues its expansion in the North West.

Project Solar UK Survey Reveals Spiralling Energy Bills Triggering Manchester Residents to Consider Solar...

Survey from leading solar panel installer shows active consideration for alternative energy sources as electricity prices soar

GMI Construction Group supports Yorkshire Children’s Charity school initiative

GMI Construction Group is helping create a new accessible play area to transform the lives of more than 80 pupils with special educational needs. The...

5 star homebuilder supports local people and Contractors with new employment opportunities

5 star homebuilder, David Wilson Homes Yorkshire West, is creating multiple employment opportunities ahead of the launch of its brand new development in Burley...

Construction underway on new care home at DurhamGate

Construction has started on a new purpose-built care home at DurhamGate, which will create 58 jobs in County Durham. Having secured planning permission from Durham...

Taylors Solicitors helps North West Roofing Supplies reach new heights with latest swoop

A £30m-turnover supplier of roofing materials has expanded with the acquisition of a long-established business based in Burnley. North West Roofing Supplies has acquired B&M Henderson for an undisclosed sum.

Sarah Leadbetter rejoins RECOM Solutions as head of its healthcare projects team

Construction project management consultancy RECOM Solutions has welcomed back Sarah Leadbetter as head of its healthcare projects team, a new role created to reflect the company’s growing workload in the sector.

MC Construction wins corporate supporter of the year accolade from cancer research charity

Salford-based MC Construction has been honoured for its fundraising efforts in aid of North West Cancer Research. The company won the charity’s Corporate Supporter award at a gala dinner and ceremony.

Barratt Developments Yorkshire East Secures 5 Stars for Record 13th Year

Local housebuilder Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, which includes the Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes brands, has received the maximum 5 star rating in...

Government funding boost to get Darlington garden village blooming

Hellens Group, the North East-based property and construction firm developing Darlington’s Burtree Garden Village, has been allocated £164k as part of a government initiative...

Hartlepool School Children Bury Treasures At Leading Housebuilder Site

Local school children in Hartlepool have buried hand-crafted treasures in a time capsule, leaving their legacy at a leading housebuilder’s development. Thirteen Year 5 children...

Wharton Construction welcomes MPs call to repurpose rather than demolish

Wharton Construction has welcomed a report by MPs calling for a reduction in the number of buildings being knocked down and rebuilt. Director Matthew Wharton...

Miller Homes to Commence Work on Mirfield Development

Miller Homes will commence ground works at Granny Lane, Mirfield as it brings its ‘Applewood’ development of 67 three, four and five-bedroom homes to the community.

Major construction milestone reached at Leeds student accommodation project

GMI Construction Group PLC and Pickard Properties have marked a major milestone in the construction of a landmark £40m student accommodation scheme in the...

Specialist recruiter Coleman James makes eleven hires during strong period of growth

Specialist Rail, Construction and Facilities Management Recruiter Coleman James, headquartered in Hoults Yard, Newcastle, with offices in Doncaster and London, has made a raft of new appointments amidst strong growth.

Investor unveils £3.7m scheme to transform derelict former hospital

A derelict former hospital in Greater Manchester will be revived as a GP practice and day-care mental health and wellbeing centre in a £3.7m scheme if plans get the go-ahead.

Demand for quality office space remains undiminished in Darlington and wider Tees Valley due...

Quality office space continues to be in demand across Darlington and the wider Tees Valley, according to two commercial property experts. Both Hagen Developments and...

The Golden Ticket: Winning pupils’ design is brought to life by local housebuilder

Local housebuilder, Barratt Homes Yorkshire East, has brought a school pupils’ competition-winning bedroom design to life at its Wigmore Park development in Grimsby, inspired...

Software Engineer Boosts Capability for Plexus Innovation

The company behind GUARDIAN® remote technology, has grown its team again, to provide extra support with product development, so that the company can achieve...

Former council buildings in Padiham to go under the hammer

A substantial Lancashire County Council property in Padiham, which housed the town’s youth centre as well as three local shops, is to be put...

McGoff Group acquires land in Manchester for 237 units

The McGoff Group has acquired over one acre of land on Rochdale Road in Manchester, next to the Marble Arch pub, for a new...

Peter Gibson MP backs Hellens Group skills hub

Hellens Group, the North East-based developer of Darlington’s Burtree Garden Village, has announced a new skills hub with Efficiency North in its latest project...

‘Haunted’ former Batley mill with planning permission up for auction

A historic former mill in Batley with approved planning permission for 20 apartments and a wine bar is due to go under this hammer...

Towngate reveals construction plans for Walkden site

Following the recent announcement that Towngate PLC has welcomed several new tenants to the existing — and recently refurbished — Units 4A - F...

Warrington unit let to logistics firm in one of biggest deals of year

A refurbished industrial unit in Warrington has been let to third party logistics provider Kammac in a deal that is one of the North West’s largest existing warehouse lettings so far this year.

Eddisons expands Sheffield office with new building and project consultancy division

Property consultant Eddisons has appointed newly promoted associate director Curtis Bowles to head the new Sheffield building and project consultancy team at its South...

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