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RECOM Solutions hands over new £5m Hindu temple for internal fit-out

RECOM Solutions has handed over a new £5m Hindu temple in Oldham to the community for the internal fit-out after completing the external shell and core of the landmark building.

Three new apprentices brush up their skills with bespoke painter and decorator

S Nicholson & Sons has recruited three new apprentices to meet a rising demand for its bespoke painting and decorating services. Stephen Nicholson, the managing...

Carter Towler acquisition leads to business growth for Ashley Smith

Acquisition leads to expansion for Durham-based Chartered Surveyors Ashley Smith.

Yorkshire homebuilder donates £5,000 to Yorkshire charities

Local homebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire West is continuing to support the communities in which it builds by donating £5,000 to three charities in Yorkshire...

Barratt Developments supports the futures of the next generation by welcoming new apprentices on...

Barratt Developments North East is continuing to support young peoples’ careers as four new apprentices join the housebuilder’s Apprenticeship Scheme. Designed to help young adults...

Nunthorpe community comes together at local housebuilder’s Christmas event

Local five star housebuilder, Barratt Homes, kicked off the festive period in style with a Christmas event to remember at its Grey Towers Village...

Not just any signage: Widd Signs wins five contracts with M&S and announces huge...

A 133-year-old signage business headquartered in Leeds is celebrating after securing five contracts to support retail giant Marks & Spencer at five of its stores across the UK over the next three months.

Barnsley community comes together at local home builder’s Christmas event

This month saw members of the local community in Royston come together to kick off the festive season in style at Barratt Homes’ Notton...

GMI Construction Group gifts tech to support school’s classroom learning

GMI Construction Group has donated 16 tablet computers to Kirkby Church of England Primary School in Liverpool to help transform the pupils’ classroom learning...

New roles for North East development experts

A pair of North East development and construction specialists, who have led a business to record breaking expansion and success, have been rewarded for...

North East housebuilder supports baby hospice with a donation of Christmas trees for crucial...

Leading local housebuilder is donating Christmas trees to Middlesbrough baby hospice to raise funds as part of a Wish Tree campaign. Five star housebuilder, Barratt...

Local home builder brings Christmas to Waverley with festive donation

Local home builder Barratt Developments Yorkshire West is helping the town of Waverley get into the festive spirit this holiday season by donating a...

David Wilson Homes’ The Chocolate Works brings residents together at local Care Village

David Wilson Homes’ The Chocolate Works development has donated a TV and festive hamper to residents at The Chocolate Works Care Village in York,...

Building new skills on The Rise

The regeneration partnership building new homes in Scotswood has created two further apprenticeships. Owen Tierney, 17, from Fenham and Alex Walker, also 17, from Scotswood,...

Wharton Construction continues to embrace apprenticeships to counter labour shortage

Wharton Construction has grown its number of apprentices to three as it seeks to overcome the uncertainties caused by current shortages in the labour...

Eddisons staff get festive to raise money for homelessness charity

Property consultancy Eddisons is raising money for the homeless-support charity Shelter this Christmas by encouraging staff to donate cash or get themselves sponsored for wearing festive jumpers to work.

Scott Bros prototype ‘recycled’ brick attracts interest from national housebuilder

Scott Bros has announced that it has made a breakthrough in its quest to create a unique brick engineered from recycled waste clay. The firm’s...

Blackburn industrial estate acquired by US investor

A Blackburn industrial estate has been acquired by a US-backed investment company in a deal that is one of the biggest of its type in the M65 corridor in recent years.

One Stop Hire Limited expands and agrees six-year lease with Towngate PLC

Power tool and industrial equipment specialist, One Stop Hire Limited has secured a six-year lease on Unit 1, New Princess Steet, Holbeck, Leeds —...

High-tech construction industry manufacturer opens Bradford site

Commercial property consultant Eddisons’ Bradford agency team has completed a deal to let a 32,000 sq ft industrial unit at the city’s Dudley Hill Business Park on Rook Lane to high-tech construction firm Fast-Track Housing.

St Mary’s View takes shape as prime location draws buyers to beautiful Beverley

Beverley’s most desirable current development is taking shape amid growing interest from househunters.

Flooring Projects Launch New Luxury Vinyl Flooring Retail Offering

Flooring Projects is brought to you from the people behind commercial flooring giants, Nationwide Flooring

Nunthorpe event is a festive favourite thanks to local Ho Ho Homebuilder

Local five star housebuilder, Barratt Homes, kicked off the festive period in style with a Christmas event to remember at its Grey Towers Village...

Slow your speed! Local housebuilder partners with Spennymoor school to design posters for Road...

Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments North East, has teamed up with primary school students in Spennymoor to help raise awareness of road safety. As part of...

My Property Box acquires Groves estate agent to strengthen position on Tyneside and Northumberland

My Property Box has acquired Newcastle estate agent Groves as part of its strategic growth plan. All 12 staff will be retained and the firm,...

Covid ‘transforming demand’ in Sheffield office market

Covid uncertainty is transforming demand for office space in Sheffield

Blue Star on The Rise after sponsorship deal

A community football club has secured a sponsorship deal, ensuring its under 16 team ended up on ‘The Rise’. The young players from Newcastle Blue...

Trio of local entrepreneurs are celebrating this week having won a Northern Design Award

This week a local entrepreneurial mum of 2 is celebrating bringing home the trophy from an awards ceremony for the Northern Design Awards for...

Affiliated Utilities powers up for major growth at new HQ

An energy management services group has powered up for major growth after moving to bigger headquarters to accommodate its expanding team. Affiliated Utilities has seen demand for its service soar.

Beavers help Cheadle Manor light up for Christmas

While keeping a little distance remains important for some, young and old are proving that it is still possible to come together for seasonal...

Resify completes work on first phase of Manchester’s Skyline 2 refurb

Work has completed on the first phase of refurbishment at one of Manchester’s most iconic residential schemes.

Growing College Moves Into Restored Flemingate House

Flemingate House in Beverley, which is almost 200 years old, has undergone major refurbishment and restoration work to enable Linkage College to expand its operations in the East Yorkshire town.

RECOM Solutions appointed to complete apartments scheme near Manchester’s O2 Apollo

A stalled multi-million pound development of 45 apartments has been revived after RECOM Solutions was appointed as the main contractor to complete the project.

MC Construction toasts bumper performance in milestone year

MC Construction is toasting a strong performance in its latest financial year, with revenues beating expectations to reach £15m as the family-owned company celebrates its golden jubilee.

Barratt Homes launches interior design competition with New Waltham Academy

Local housebuilder Barratt Homes Yorkshire East has teamed up with the pupils at New Waltham Academy with an interior design competition to inspire the...

Ridley and Hall makes another appointment as commercial property team more than doubles in...

Fast-growing Huddersfield-based law firm, Ridley and Hall, is continuing to expand its commercial property team with the appointment of Ava Krajniewski as a solicitor. After...

Wharton Construction supports calls for legislation to drive greater sustainability within the industry

Wharton Construction is supporting calls for the introduction of regulations that will drive greater sustainability within the sector. The UK’s Green Building Council warned this...

Bramleys achieves gold at this year’s All Agents Awards

Residential sales and lettings specialists Bramleys won eight gold, one silver and one bronze awards at this year’s All Agents awards, including Best Estate...

Northwest school is now paying is no fuel bills this winter – thanks to...

As the government seeks to reduce emissions from schools, North Wales-based, Niche Renewables, has just completed its first project at a Chorley school saving it £10,000 a year. It’s the first of its kind in the whole country.

MC Construction celebrates double triumph at industry awards

Salford-based MC Construction is celebrating a double triumph at an industry awards ceremony. The family-owned business, won the SME of the Year and the People Development accolades at the 15th annual North West Regional Construction Awards.

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