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North West trio team up for Kingspan Augmented reality experience!

trio of northwest based tech marketers teamed up to bring a disruptive experience to the construction industry’s exhibition environment with an augmented reality experience this month.

Prime Minister must work with housing associations to combat Brexit turbulence – CEO

The chief executive of one of the country’s most prominent BME-led housing associations has called on Boris Johnson to engage with the sector as...

Sheffield City Region Introduces New Web Tool Set to Attract Outside Investors

The Sheffield City Region has launched a new online tool built for international investors looking for inspiration on where to locate in the region.

Work begins on flagship luxury apartments in Preston City Centre

Initial work begins this month (Jan 2020) on a new development, set to bring much-needed city centre living space to Preston. The new Bishopgate Gardens...

Unanimous approval for Handforth development

Anwyl Homes is pleased to announce that planning consent has been granted for its proposed residential development in Handforth, Cheshire. The planning application for 224...

New Finance Director at Manningham Housing Association

Bradford-based Manningham Housing Association (MHA) has appointed Shendi Keshet as Director of Finance and Resources. She will take up post in the New Year. Ms...

Warden Construction site visit inspires Preston’s College students

Students from Preston’s College have been given a ‘construction taster’ by attending a site visit at Little Hulton Health Centre, hosted by main contractor...

Plastiserve expands and agrees five-year lease with Towngate plc

Plastiserve Limited, an existing tenant of the Towngate-owned Unit 7 Ashfield Close, Whitehall Road, Leeds has expanded – and agreed a new five-year lease...

Green light for new Karbon Homes development in fast growing Sunderland

More than 100 new affordable homes are set to be built in 2020 on the site of a former college campus, now plans have been approved by Sunderland City Council.

Best Western Launches Two New Branded Properties in Yorkshire

Best Western GB has announced the launch of two new exciting hotels from the HRH Group to its growing portfolio of independent hotels across...

Brough Primary School splashes out on new playboat, with help from Barratt Homes

Local five-star housebuilder, Barratt Homes Yorkshire East, has continued to support the communities in which it builds by contributing £750 to a playboat at Brough Primary School.

Local housebuilder sponsors Yorkshire Air Ambulance with £1,000 donation

Five-star housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, has continued to support the local communities in which it builds.

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) expands operations into Tyne Dock

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) has expanded its business operations by acquiring a new building to support its after sales division. The company, which supplies heavy...

Gateshead Quayside’s Brett Wharf plans approved

Proposals to develop 269 apartments for private rent on Gateshead Quayside have won unanimous approval from the borough’s planning committee. High Street Residential – part...

Planning approval for £62M housing scheme

Planning permission has been granted for the construction of 350 mixed tenure homes in Middlesbrough. Regeneration specialist, Galliford Try Partnerships North, will build the £62...

International Architecture Practice BDP Opens Leeds Studio

Major international interdisciplinary architecture and engineering practice, BDP, has announced the opening of a new studio in Leeds following the delivery of a series of successful high-profile projects in the city.

Bury based Construction Site Equipment Specialist Garic expands in Scotland

Garic expands its specialist construction welfare operations in Scotland with the appointment of Jim Connolly.

CPP expands national portfolio with new client wins

Commercial Property Partners (CPP) has recently increased their offering to CRT Property Investments, part of Coalfields Regeneration Trust, providing full property management services to...

BigChange appoints industry expert to spearhead big business expansion

BigChange, the mobile workforce management company, today announced the appointment of industry expert John Mills as its first dedicated Corporate Sales Director.

Don’t forget the Bear Essentials: polar bear on the loose in Leeds

A polar bear was on the loose in Leeds yesterday (18 December) as Yorkshire Water reminded customers to remember the ‘bear’ essentials this winter to keep their homes winter ready.

Developer reconfirms its commitment to plans for ambitious Quayside West ‘urban village’ in Newcastle

Developer Newby has confirmed it remains committed to delivering the best possible regeneration of the old Calders site on Skinnerburn Road in Newcastle. Newby and...

Liverpool’s largest veterans’ scheme to benefit from major refurbishment

Work has commenced on the refurbishment of Launchpad’s Speke House in Liverpool thanks to a donation from leading bereavement and veterans’ support charity, Forces...

Innova Care Concepts announce entry into the home lift market following 70% growth rate...

After a record-breaking year, which saw the healthcare equipment specialists expand their team and achieve 70% sales growth, Innova Care Concepts have announced their...

Early Christmas for County Durham primary school

Christmas has come early at a North East primary school, which was presented with a new playground. Featuring weighing scales, a large chalkboard, giant paint...

Dalton School Children Receive Early Christmas Present from Yorkshire property developer

Christmas came early for youngsters at a school in Dalton thanks to the generosity of a kind-hearted local property developer.

Developers advised to prepare for Green Brexit

After a decisive win in last week’s general election, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will now push on with his plans to ‘get Brexit done’...

NE housebuilder puts CoreHaus on the national map

An ambitious North East housebuilder is showcasing the benefits of an innovative modular building design on the national stage. Newton Aycliffe-based Homes by Carlton has...

Homes England awards £6m to Peel L&P for new waterside residential quarter

Building work has begun on three major residential sites at Wirral Waters, which are set to breathe new life into 500 acres of former dockland and transform it into an internationally recognisable destination.

Caddick’s North West Division exceed financial forecasts for 2019

Caddick Construction’s North West Division has increased turnover by 40 per cent in less than 12 months after a stellar year, fuelled by new client wins across the region.

Construction starts on Wirral cinema & arts village project

The first phase of work to transform an historic former town hall in Wirral into a major visitor destination has begun. Hoylake’s Victorian civic building...

Key milestone for regeneration partnership

A regeneration partnership, established to revive communities and economies in the Durham coalfields, is building its 2,000th home. The property, is under construction at The...

Support by My Property Box nets Darlington FC a town centre office

My Property Box is providing Darlington Football Club with valuable town centre office facilities as part of a mutually beneficial sponsorship deal. The Quakers have...

Planning granted for extra care apartments in County Durham.

A £9.4 million development to provide 71 extra care apartments in County Durham has received planning permission. The development on a former school site in...

Martin-Brooks delivers charity Christmas cheer

Sheffield roofing specialists, Martin-Brooks, have delivered an early Christmas present to six local charities, donating a total of £3,900.

Clatterbridge kicks-starts transformation of cancer care in Merseyside

For more than 60 years Clatterbridge Cancer Centre has become a byword for world class cancer care and now a multi-million pound project will...

New £1m Bernicia Foundation goes live

A new £1m charitable foundation led by North East housing association Bernicia is now open for business to support people and communities across the...

Fast-growth bathroom distributor acquires second site

Family-run bespoke bathroom specialist Harrison Bathrooms has signed a 10-year lease on a newly-refurbished Towngate PLC property in Leeds. Keeping its existing office and warehouse...

Easing flood risk and creating green spaces

A £2 million investment in four sustainable urban drainage systems (SUDS) in Sheffield passed the test of the November downpours that deluged the city. The...

Everton Football Club confirms date of planning application

Everton Football Club will submit its planning application for a state-of-the-art, 52-000-seater stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock, within Peel L&P’s Liverpool Waters development, on Monday,...

Miller Homes Invests in the Future By Appointing Apprentices And Trainees

As the demand for new homes continues, with 20,000 new homes being the cited requirement in Yorkshire over the next decade, one housebuilder has made a committed investment in its future by appointing a raft of apprentices and trainees.

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