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Prestigious show homes open in Prestwich

With Prestwich remaining one of the North West’s top property hot spots, Bellway has unlocked the doors to its prestigious show homes at The...

Eddisons team in 5,000-mile challenge to raise £5,000 for Brain Tumour Charity

Eddisons’ 30-strong building and project consultancy team are taking part in an ambitious physical challenge to raise £5,000 for the Brain Tumour Charity by...

Newcastle estate agent hits record £12m sales target

Walton Robinson, Newcastle-based sales and lettings agent, has quadrupled its sales compared to the same six-month period in 2019. From January to July 2021, Walton...

Leeds Pizza Express relaunches as boutique coworking hub

A former Pizza Express has been relaunched as a boutique coworking hub by Spacemade with "Zoom rooms", work pods and artisan coffee.

Beyond Housing named as one of the most inclusive organisations to work for

Beyond Housing has been named among the UK’s top most inclusive organisations to work for, according to a prestigious national listing. One of the largest...

Beal begins work on select development in beautiful Beverley

Award-winning Beal Homes has begun groundworks for a hotly-anticipated development in the East Yorkshire town hailed as one of Britain’s best places to live.

Imagination blooms as children’s art project inspires community

Pupils from a Northallerton primary school have helped bring the community together through a creative art project linked to the North Yorkshire town’s transformative Treadmills development.

Yorkshire developer’s £5m Ilkley housing scheme fully sold

Developer Marrtree has sold the final property of nine 2,000 sq ft family homes on its latest £5m residential scheme in Ilkley. Known as the...

New Care confirms completion date for Wilmslow care facility

Award winning development-led care home operator, New Care, recently broke ground on a stunning, state-of-the-art care facility on Handforth Road in Wilmslow, with practical...

Bellway donates £300 to Moving Senses

Bellway has made a £300 donation to children’s charity Moving Senses. With developments across the North West region, the housebuilder was keen to support the...

Regeneration partnership delivers 1,000th new Sheffield home

A regeneration partnership, which has created over 800 jobs, 75 apprenticeships and spent more than £80m with construction businesses in the South Yorkshire region,...

North West industrial property market reaches new heights, B8 Real Estate report shows

The North West industrial property market continued to reach new heights during the first half of 2021, with the value of transactions having tripled and occupier take-up almost double the same period last year, according to B8 Real Estate agents.

Preston Firm Celebrates 30 Years in Business With Bold Rebranding

They’ve got it covered: Lustalux has provided specialist graphics for everything from NHS facilities to international convention centres all over the Country. They have...

GMI Construction Group’s jobs pledge over train plant is generating £2.7m for local economy

GMI Construction Group’s (GMI) commitment to supporting local jobs as part of its £35m contract to build a train manufacturing plant in Goole, East...

Widd Signs announces two major contract wins

Leeds and St Helens-based Widd Signs has won five-figure contracts to support on two flagship developments, 5,000 miles apart.

MC Construction scales the heights at new I’m a Celebrity…Jungle Challenge attraction

A £7m indoor attraction based on the blockbuster ITV show I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! will open at MediaCityUK later this month following a 32-week project by principal contractor MC Construction.

Eagle Platforms – Creating New Jobs in Sheffield while Saving the Planet!

The background It is a bold claim, but one that is backed up by a whole host of evidence. Eagle Platforms are a Sheffield-based company...

Lift In Restrictions Brings Enquiries

A lift in the restrictions on working from home is seeing a flood of enquiries looking for good quality commercial property in the region. One...

Barratt Developments site managers in Barnsley named best in the country for quality

Two site managers from Barratt Developments Yorkshire West have won a top national award for the quality of the homes they are building in...

Scott Bros supports expanding Tees Valley Together with free skip service

Community group Tees Valley Together, which has moved into larger premises to meet a rising demand for food parcels, is expanding its service to...

Barratt Developments site managers in Doncaster named as best in the country for quality

Three site managers from Barratt Developments Yorkshire East have won a top national award for the quality of the homes they are building in...

Yorkshire balcony and balustrade business hits £1M Turnover

A Leeds and Bradford-based balcony and balustrade manufacturer and installer has seen fast growth, hitting £1M turnover in less than 4 years of trading. Bear Metals Ltd was founded by young Yorkshire entrepreneur Simon Mitchell, aged 27.

Family developers launch ‘The Ratcliffe Property Group’ to grow its residential and commercial portfolio...

Family developers launch ‘The Ratcliffe Property Group’ to grow its residential and commercial portfolio across the North-West Cheshire-based commercial developer Nicholas Ratcliffe has teamed up...

Feral Art School sets up first home as former bank becomes creative hub

An art school led by a group of professional creatives has set up its own home for the first time in Hull’s historic Old Town, with support from one of the city’s leading companies.

Building begins on Beal’s own new home at Wykeland’s Bridgehead business park

Construction has begun on Beal Homes’ own new home – the latest showpiece building at developer Wykeland Group’s Bridgehead business park.

Signs of new ‘industrial revolution’ as Merseyside becomes a property hotspot

Soaring demand for warehouse and manufacturing space is creating hundreds of new jobs in Merseyside and making the region an investment hotspot, according to specialist property agents B8 Real Estate.

Signs of new ‘industrial revolution’ as Merseyside becomes a property hotspot

Soaring demand for warehouse and manufacturing space is creating hundreds of new jobs in Merseyside and making the region an investment hotspot, according to specialist property agents B8 Real Estate.

Architectural Team Celebrates 10 Years of Creating Forever Homes

Manchester business PJH Architectural Services turns ten years old this month.

Bellway site manager wins prestigious national award

Danny McCarron, from Sale, has received a prestigious National House Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job award. Danny, who started at Bellway as a...
Housing associations must prioritise investment in residents’ homes - CEO

Housing associations must prioritise investment in residents’ homes – CEO

Safeguarding the health and wellbeing of residents should be the “absolute priority” for housing associations, the Chief Executive of Bradford-based Manningham Housing Association (MHA)...

Eddisons confirms over £5m building improvements cash for Yorkshire schools as total funding secured...

Leeds-headquartered property consultant Eddisons has secured building improvement funding for schools across the UK, including more than £5m for Yorkshire academies in the latest...

Homebuilder supports five charities across Yorkshire with £5,000 in donations

Local home builder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire West has continued to support the communities in which it builds by donating £5,000 to five charities across...

Barratt Developments site managers in Yorkshire named as best in the country for quality

Nine site managers from Barratt Developments have won a top national award for the quality of the homes they are building across Yorkshire. The nine...

Leeds BME housing association launches search for new Chief Executive

One of the country’s leading BME housing associations has begun the search for a new Chief Executive. Unity Homes and Enterprise, which has its headquarters...

Refurbishment a step closer after workhouse deal

The developer proposing an exciting regeneration of an historic Hexham site has acquired the plot, paving the way for a September start of construction...

Housebuilder supports local families with £1,000 donation to York charity

Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, has donated £1,000 to an important charity in York that supports families’ individual needs through volunteered home-visiting hours. The...

Eddisons scoops best website in national property marketing awards

Property consultant Eddisons, whose head office is in Leeds, has won a top national award for its ‘clear and easy to navigate’ website. Organised...

Table topping service for non-league club

The donation of tables and display stands to a famous old football club has helped to kit out a shelter in memory of a...

Fab four scoop construction awards

A North East regeneration specialist has secured four coveted awards for the quality of work on its developments this month. Vistry Partnerships North East’s Site...

Parliament’s Head of Workspace Joins Claremont

A former head of workspace at the Houses of Parliament has joined the workplace consultancy team of nationwide office interior design and fit-out business Claremont.

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