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Eddisons secures major lease advisory contract for NHS Property Services

Transactional services and property advisory business Eddisons, whose head office is in Leeds, has been appointed by NHS Property Services to provide lease advisory...

Miller Homes Launches Yorkshire Community Fund

Miller Homes has launched a Community Outreach Project to help groups, clubs, charities, sports teams or facilities as they begin to re-open and welcome members once again.

Scanlans lands managemen contract at historic apartment block

Property management and surveying firm Scanlans has been appointed to manage a listed apartment block in Bradford which is frequently used as a film set for a variety of popular TV programmes.

MC Construction completes £1.5m project at Master Builders Solutions UK

A £1.5m revamp of the headquarters of Master Builders Solutions UK to accommodate an expanding workforce has been completed. Salford-based MC Construction was the main contractor for the project.

A healthy donation to ensure help continues

The drive to encourage and support healthy living in Newcastle’s west end will continue for a further year with the backing of the development...

Pudsey solicitors see significant increase in conveyancing activity

John Howe & Co, the Pudsey-based law firm, has witnessed first-hand the results of the town’s booming property market with a considerable increase in...

Former North Wales pubs and hotel make way for new homes

The past few months have seen the successful handover of three major North Wales apartment schemes delivered by Anwyl Partnerships in collaboration with ClwydAlyn, creating almost 100 new homes.

White City Retail Park to Welcome The Gym Group

Affordable nationwide gym brand The Gym Group has signed a 10 year lease at White City Retail Park.

CW Studio designs a landscape masterplan for a new Bolton town centre scheme

Manchester-based CW Studio has designed the landscape scheme for a £25m residential-led 2.7 acre development in Bolton town centre for Placefirst. Planning permission was unanimously granted in March for the Central Street development.

The Best Thing For Your Business As We Come Out of The Pandemic

The UK is starting to return to a sense of a bit more normality, along with some safety guidelines for hand washing, safe distancing...

First look at luxury retirement community revealed

Work on a new retirement living community in Heaton Mersey is set to complete by the end of 2021. Construction began last Autumn at The...

Developer helps bring live outdoor theatre back to Hull

Leading developer Wykeland Group is helping bring live outdoor theatre back to Hull.

Scott Bros creates extra jobs as it switches to seven-day operation to meet demand...

Scott Bros has ramped up production of its recycled aggregate, sand, and topsoil after switching to a seven-day operation to cope with a rising...

Painter and decorators S Nicholson & Sons creates six new jobs due to lockdown...

Bespoke painting and decorating service S Nicholson and Sons is responding to its growing order book by creating six new jobs and investing £70,000...

Double client win for NSM asset management

Property and asset management company NSM has been appointed by two international real estate investors to manage key parts of their growing industrial portfolios.

HSPG expands into London following rapid growth and success

HSPG, one of the UK’s leading social housing investment firms has expanded into London following a period of rapid growth and success.

Digital construction consultancy takes key role in industry alliance to implement Building Safety Bill

An innovative digital construction consultancy is working with some of the country's leading social housing organisations, architects and developers in a Government-led initiative to ensure there is never a repeat of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Bellway delivers lifeline to Rainhill Rockets FC

With funding for grassroots football facing multi-million pound cuts, many local Clubs, which have long been underfunded and have recently lost large percentages of...

McGoff Group re-designs Market 41 for a post-Covid world

The McGoff Group has re-designed its eagerly awaited Market 41 food hall concept to ensure it is fit-for-purpose for both business and leisure in...

Construction starts on final phase of Filey development

Construction work has started on Beyond Housing’s £16 million development of 113 homes at Mill Meadows, Filey. The final phase of the Mill Meadows development,...

Three Sixty expands further as the company moves into new builds and maintenance

The construction and property management company, which is led by social-impact and gives a chunk of its profits back to community projects, is pushing...

MB DIY reveals it has generated an extra £1m turnover following logistics centre ...

A 30,000 sq. ft distribution centre completed by Wharton Construction for home improvements supplier MB DIY has been instrumental in the company increasing its...

A Stockport based online estate agent launches a new home-selling service to improve the...

Three Sixty – a local company known for giving a vast proportion of its profits back to community projects, has announced the expansion of...

Spencer Group and ABP hit major milestone in Brexit border checkpoints project

This image shows the rapid progress being made by leading civil engineering contractor Spencer Group and Associated British Ports (ABP) as they work to deliver two new Brexit border checkpoints.

£2.4 million affordable housing development close

Construction of a new 14-unit affordable homes scheme in Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire is set for completion in June. The site at Dale Lane was owned...

Staithes social club and sports fields to be sold at auction

The social club and sports fields in the village of Staithes are due to go under the hammer in a property auction held by...

House Builder Acquires Prime Burley in Wharfedale Site

Leeds based house builder, Chartford Homes, has acquired a prime development site in Burley in Wharfedale near Ilkley that will form a key part of the transformation of the historic Greenholme Mills site into a thriving residential scheme.

New Rules Mean Shops Can Be Converted Into Homes Without A Planning Application

The government’s newly announced plans to revitalise highstreets by allowing commercial premises to be converted into homes, without a full planning application, is a major gamble according to leading independent property firm, Adair Paxton.

UK Coaching driving its future by investing in its workforce

With its mission to become the UK’s leading destination for learning and development, products and services for coaches, UK Coaching has invested in its workforce and is moving its offices to the centre of Leeds.

Wharton Construction uses indoor market project to inspire pupils to use STEM skills

Creative youngsters have produced their own vision for the future of Darlington Victorian Market as part of a design competition run by Wharton Construction...

North East property fund announces positive results despite sector challenges

TOC Property Backed Lending Trust PLC (PBLT) managed by Newcastle upon Tyne-based wealth management and property lending specialist, Tier One Capital Ltd, has achieved...

Colourful future for family-run business as online sales skyrocket

A family run decorating business in County Durham is set to invest in its online operations after seeing a 300% leap in internet orders in a year.

New Marrtree development set to create 100 new jobs in York

Harrogate-based Marrtree Investments has acquired the 2.4-acre site of the former B&M store at Clifton Moor in York, which was destroyed by a fire...

Solid foundations in place for major housing scheme

Construction work at Halton Court, a 119-unit residential scheme in Runcorn being delivered by Anwyl Partnerships, is making solid progress with the main drainage infrastructure and central spine road now in place, paving the way for further progress

Final property sold at popular Washington development

After more than fifteen years in planning and development, the final property has been sold at the Teal Farm housing development in Washington. Hellens Group,...

£5m Hindu Temple scheme reaches milestone

The construction of a new £5m Hindu Temple in Oldham has reached a milestone with the completion of its foundations and steel frame and the start of external brickwork.

Supply chain report shows more than 80% of subcontractors working on new South Shields...

Building and construction services firm, GMI Construction Group PLC (GMI), has revealed the findings of a supply chain report for its South Shields Department...

Towngate’s longstanding property expert retires from industry

After 16 years driving the portfolio expansion of Brighouse-based commercial and industrial lettings specialist Towngate PLC, property surveyor Nick Yates is set to retire...

Manchester city centre Georgian townhouse with permission for hotel redevelopment up for auction

A historic three-storey building off St Peter’s Square in Manchester city centre is due to go under the hammer at the next Pugh property...

National role for Manningham Housing Association board member

Manningham Housing Association (MHA) board member and tenant Cath Bacon has been chosen to represent the views of social housing tenants around the country...

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