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Caddick steps up a gear to secure new Porsche Centre contract

Caddick steps up a gear to secure new Porsche Centre contract

Caddick Construction has been appointed to design and construct a new £5m Porsche centre, complete with workshops, MOT testing facility and offices to serve...

Engagement for couple as they buy their first house in Hyde

Cody Upright and Adam Dawson, both aged 25, have two very special reasons to celebrate; they have just bought their first home together at...

HURST deal hints at bright future for Manchester’s office market

A recently agreed office deal with major accounting and business services firm HURST, seeing them take a co-working office space on the third floor of 125 Deansgate, is a sign of greater things to come for Manchester says Offices.co.uk

Property Claims Specialist Launches First Loss Assessing Board Game

Lancashire-based loss assessing and property insurance claims management company, Aspray Limited, is hoping its very own board game will become a game-changer, raising awareness of its valuable service for insured home and commercial property owners.

1,000th home milestone as Sheffield regeneration partnership resumes work

As safe and socially distanced work resumes on Sheffield Housing Company (SHC) building sites, the regeneration partnership will shortly complete its 1,000th new, high...

Leeds Development For Recovering Addicts Scoops Prestigious Property Award

A residential scheme near Headingley that houses homeless people who are recovering from addictions, has been named Yorkshire’s best residential development at the inaugural Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ (RICS) Social Impact Awards.

Demand Soars For Quality Rental Property In Yorkshire

Yorkshire’s largest independent estate agent, Dacre, Son & Hartley, is experiencing soaring demand from potential tenants looking to rent homes across West and North Yorkshire, as the easing of lockdown restrictions mean people can once again view pr

Anwyl wins two NHBC Pride in the Job awards in North Wales

Two site managers for Flintshire-based housebuilder Anwyl Homes have received prestigious National House Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job Quality Awards for their developments in North Wales.

Game-changer for Goole as Beal digs in for £130m development

Construction has begun on a game-changing Beal Homes development that will play a major role in the regeneration of Goole.

Nexus Planning selected for social value framework: Great Places’ Innovation Chain North

Nexus Planning has been selected as one of the planning consultants on the Innovation Chain North (ICN) Framework to support on town planning services. Great Places Housing Group's £750m framework runs until 2024.

Anwyl to re-open developments in North Wales

Following Government confirmation that new build developments in Wales are now permitted to re-open after lockdown, Anwyl Homes is making plans to safely re-open its sales offices and show homes across North Wales on Saturday 27 June.

Building communities post lockdown

A North East regeneration partnership is laying the foundations that will help economically at risk communities to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Responsible for breathing...

New future for prison buildings as Treadmills transformation moves forward

Work is well under way to create an exciting new future for former prison buildings as part of the Treadmills regeneration project in Northallerton.

Accountancy firm HURST agrees office deal at Spaces Deansgate

Accounting and business advisory firm HURST has agreed a three-year deal for a new Manchester city centre base at flexible workspace venue Spaces Deansgate.

Scott Bros skips to the aid of Tees Valley autism support charity Daisy Chain

Family-run firm Scott Bros has made a rather unusual donation to autism support charity Daisy Chain – several skips and a load of topsoil! It...

Property business in 250-mile fundraising initiative for Harrogate hospice

The staff of Pantera Property, a family-run national property valuations and disposals business based in North Yorkshire, have pulled out all the stops to raise money for Harrogate’s St Michael’s Hospice by running and cycling 250 miles...

Accreditation Success for Thirteen’s Employability Service

Thirteen’s employability service has received praise from independent assessors after passing its Matrix Accreditation renewal. The external independent assessment thoroughly reviewed all elements of the...

Waddington Street Centre to receive makeover thanks to Milburngate

The developers of Milburngate and North East construction company Tolent have joined forces to help Durham mental health charity, the Waddington Street Centre, with...

New-builds ‘leading regional housing market comeback’

The new-build housing market is helping to lead the Lancashire property sector back to pre-lockdown levels of activity, according to conveyancing specialist Adkirk Law.

Smashing news for Bradford as health and wellbeing project is backed by Sport England

A Bradford community initiative aimed at encouraging local women and girls of South Asian origin to become more active has been awarded almost £10,000...

Rachel’s online ‘Grand Design’

Risk taker, Rachel Rist has elevated online shopping to a new level during the Corona virus lockdown. With the click of the mouse the former...

First Office letting following £2m Ambler House Refurbishment

Carter Towler has secured the first office tenant for the extensively refurbished Ambler House on Boar Lane.

Simon Bailes submits application to develop mixed used scheme to boost Northallerton’s local economy

North Yorkshire-based entrepreneur and business owner, Simon Bailes, has submitted an application for outline planning permission for a scheme that will create new jobs...

ClwydAlyn Housing appoints technology provider to transform collections

Voicescape, a software business that provides customer engagement and tenant sustainability solutions for social landlords, has expanded its client base with ClwydAlyn Housing in...

Investing in communities and genuinely affordable homes can be the route to levelling up...

The Government can only truly “level up” the country after the Covid-19 crisis by rejecting austerity, investing in communities and building many more genuinely...

Hassalls make most of lockdown at Heathfields

When the Hassall family moved into their new home at Anwyl’s Heathfields development in Audlem just over two years ago they had no idea...

Pugh’s rolls out national estate agent partnership network

National property auctioneer Pugh & Co has launched an initiative that will see the firm partner with estate agents across the UK.

Anwyl Partnerships re-opens all sites as phased return takes shape

Anwyl Partnerships, specialists in the provision of residential land and build developments, has reopened all building sites (across the North West and North Wales), and is currently operating at 70% capacity as the firm gradually reintegrates its la

Post-pandemic property market looks positive after lockdown, says Darlington law firm

Latimer Hinks Solicitors in Darlington has seen a positive turn in the property market since restrictions on estate agents were lifted in mid-May, giving...

Major civil engineering feat paves way for next stage of Milburngate development

One of the region’s largest and most sophisticated civil engineering feats has completed on Durham’s Riverside as progress continues on the £120m Milburngate development. Measuring...

What lies ahead for the logistics property sector?

With the Covid-19 pandemic forcing many companies to increase stock levels and reshape supply chains, as well as driving an ever-greater reliance on on-line shopping, leading property consultancy, Gent Visick believes there are interesting times ahea

Pursue your home dream, say conveyancing experts

The housing market across the region is getting back to business as deals are concluded and new offers are being made, according to conveyancing specialist Adkirk Law.

Chaloner Group delivers £55m Tees Advanced Manufacturing Park to Practical Completion

Chaloner Group, one of the UK’s leading regeneration specialists, has achieved practical completion on the prestigious Tees Advanced Manufacturing Park (TeesAMP). Construction of the 180,000sq...

Stockport based company, Three Sixty, donates funds to support charitable community projects

Stockport based construction and Property Management company donate profits to the community.

Warm weather and relaxing of restrictions gets Bishop Auckland decorator back to business

S Nicholson and Sons, a Bishop Auckland-based bespoke decorating firm is celebrating a significant uptake in work, thanks to the summer sun and a...

Housing association guides north Leeds community through the lockdown

The Chief Executive of Leeds Jewish Housing Association (LJHA) has spoken of his pride at the collective effort to support tenants and the wider...

Unity shows enterprise to help Leeds businesses deal with pandemic

The not-for-profit subsidiary of housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has deployed a series of wide-ranging measures to enable its commercial tenants to operate...

SK Sales Ltd takes 10-year lease at Copley Hill Trading Estate

Brighouse-based commercial and industrial lettings specialist and landlord, Towngate PLC, has agreed a 10-year lease with SK Sales Ltd, on Unit E1 – a...

Big bounce back in property cases for Taylor&Emmet

The residential conveyancing team at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP has seen a dramatic upswing in activity since the property sector was released from lockdown.

Harris CM is motoring on with York College contract

Yorkshire construction company, Harris CM has started work on a contract to extend York College’s specialist motor vehicle and engineering campus which will create a state-of-the-art workshop facility that will benefit hundreds of students each year.