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New finance director for NSM asset management

Asset Management specialists NSM has appointed its first Finance Director, with Mike Dunn taking up the senior role at the Doncaster-based business. Mike now leads the 5-strong finance team with further recruitment forecasted.

It gives us time to see through home deals, says Adkirk Law, welcoming Stamp...

Measures to extend the stamp duty holiday for property transactions have been welcomed by North West conveyancing firm Adkirk Law. Linda Kirk, director of conveyancing...

Developer’s tribute to veteran councillor

A North East regeneration specialist is ensuring that a late, local veteran councillor’s name will go down in history. Vistry Partnerships North East has named...

Creating order within Chaos Uniform rebrands global technology company Chaos Group 

Strategic brand consultancy Uniform has revealed the new brand they have created for Chaos, the global industry leading and Academy Award winning graphics technology company. The rebrand supports the company's bold ambitions across the creative secto

New multi-million pound building marks two decades and 85 schools for leading North East...

Leading North East practice Space Architects is celebrating 20 years of designing schools, with the submission of plans for their 85th building, a multi-million pound school in Hyde, Greater Manchester.

Miller Homes Supports Yorkshire Primary Schools with World Book Day Donations

Miller Homes, who has operated within the Yorkshire region for decades, has pledged its support to primary schools across the region to encourage less screen time when students return to the classroom.

Choice on the menu as housing association guides Bradford through lockdown

Manningham Housing Association (MHA) is stepping up its work to engage with Bradford residents during lockdown by significantly expanding its programme of community projects. MHA...

Junior footballers score new shirts thanks to Scott Bros’ sponsorship

The junior section of Thornaby Town FC is celebrating after netting much-needed financial support from Scott Bros. The Stockton-based haulage, recycling and skip hire firm...

A Budget like no other, for an economy that will never be the same

North West business leaders are calling on The Chancellor to focus on a green recovery and deliver against promises to level-up the UK economy in The Budget, which takes place on March 3.

£6.4m warehouse underway at Wakefield Hub

Regional contractor G F Tomlinson has commenced works on a new 65,000 sq. ft. warehouse at Wakefield Hub for Newmarket Lane Ltd, a joint...

Key workers secure dream home during pandemic

Bellway’s Express Mover scheme helped key workers Andy and Joanne Robinson from Nantwich move quickly and easily into the new home of their dreams...

Local home builder supports 12 charities across West Yorkshire with £12,000 in donations

Local home builder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire West has continued to support the communities in which it builds by donating £12,000 to 12 charities across...

Occupation health specialist secures five-year lease on new Brighouse HQ

Peritus Health Management Limited has signed a five-year lease on Oak House, Woodvale Office Park in Brighouse – owned and managed by commercial lettings...

Harvey Homes bolsters business in 2021

Bowden-headquartered property developer Harvey Homes is beginning 2021 with a bang by bolstering its already strong team and launching a new-look website.

My Property Box warns landlords of impending 60-day ban on chasing debts

Landlords are to be banned from contacting tenants over unpaid rent for 60 days as part of a new law primarily aimed at large...

Solar Energy Company Reveals Survey Details & Launches Free Downloadable Home Improvement Guide

Stockport solar energy company reveals survey details around home energy habits and creates free downloadable home improvement guide explaining benefits of solar panels.

Aberla Group announces new chairman

North-West based energy and utility infrastructure specialist, Aberla Group, has announced the appointment of Ben Whawell, the former chief financial officer of Stobart Group, as non-executive chairman with effect from January 2021.

New venture will help firms benefit from industrial property boom

With record demand for industrial property and the North West facing a shortage of supply, two advisory firms have joined forces to launch a new service to help companies take advantage of the rising prices.

Demolitions expert invests in latest tech to improve safety in sector Inbox

Hookstone Group, the fast-growing demolition specialist, has equipped its on-site workforce with market-leading instant communications technology to help improve health and safety in the...

North East developer to bring exciting Blaydon property development to market

Independent local developer Greenway Homes is bringing its second development to the market, Garden Mews, situated in the Blaydon conservation area, following a multimillion-pound...

Stockport Homes Group launch new innovative marketing arm which will focus on social impact

SHG's new service area will help local authorities, housing associations and private companies in the built environment - speak to their customers in a new way.

GMI Construction to expand operations and create job opportunities as part of North East...

GMI Construction Group PLC (GMI) has announced that it is investing in the North East by expanding its operations and creating employment, as part...

Tile Mountain to Join Liverpool Shopping Park

National retailer Tile Mountain has signed a 10 year lease at Liverpool Shopping Park for its first Merseyside showroom.

Taylor&Emmet introduced free empty homes training

Taylor&Emmet LLP is marking Empty Homes Week (February 15-21) by offering free training to the public sector, via a virtual platform.

Darlington MP marks start of £1m Carmel College development

Darlington MP Peter Gibson has officially marked the start of a £1m project to create a new sixth form centre at the town’s Carmel...

Sarah Mains To Auction Newcastle’s £1 Property

Sarah Mains Residential Auctions has an exciting opportunity to snap a West End property up with a starting price of just £1. The online, in-house...

Demand Soars for Student Property In Leeds

High numbers of students in Leeds have already reserved homes to move into for this summer and in a surprising trend, many are getting in early to reserve the biggest properties, so they can continue living with all the people they shared halls with

Strong 2020 growth for North East tech company

A Newcastle-based tech company that is leading a digital-first revolution for building product manufacturers, SpecifiedBy, has reported a solid performance in 2020.

Survey Reveals That 66% of Brits Are Worried About Moving House In 2021 Due...

66% of people in the UK claim that COVID-19 restrictions have made them more nervous about moving house in 2021 and a whopping 76% of first-time buyers have said they’ve been put off buying a property in the year ahead, due to the pandemic.

Laying the foundations for careers in construction

As the UK promotes National Apprenticeship Week (8th – 14th Feb), a partnership responsible for regenerating the west end of Newcastle is committing to...

Anwyl Partnerships secures one of two places on Your Housing Group framework

Anwyl Partnerships, specialists in the provision of residential land and build developments, has secured one of only two places on the coveted Your Housing Group (YHG) construction framework.

Dreams Come True at White City and Liverpool Shopping Park

Nationwide bed retailer Dreams has signed a ten year lease at Liverpool Shopping Park and agreed a move to a larger unit at White City Retail Park, Manchester.

Central partners with Horton Housing to deliver free WiFi access to most vulnerable residents

IT solutions provider, Central Networks and Technologies (Central), has partnered with Horton Housing to deliver free internet access to people in supported accommodation, including...

Bellway donates to Whitby’s Pantry in Preston

Leading housebuilder Bellway has made a £300 donation to Whitby’s Pantry, part of the Intact Preston community centre on Whitby Avenue in Ingol.

Wordsworth equips wagons with STORM in technology drive

Wordsworth Excavations, one of the biggest contractors of its kind in the UK, has equipped its fleet of wagons with the latest communications technology supplied by STORM Intelligent Communications.

Innovative housebuilder takes virtual reality to the next level

SME developer Kingswood Homes is revolutionising the way people buy new homes by enabling viewers to create their own internal floorplans using virtual reality...

Premier Roof Systems completes first acquisition to expand manufacturing capacity and market presence

Premier Roof Systems (PRS) has completed its first acquisition with the purchase of fellow North East-based Classic Windows. The Jarrow-based company has achieved consistent year...

Student Cribs partner with ATV to Improve Tech in New Properties

The largest provider of student accommodation in Newcastle, Jesmond, Heaton and Sandyford has partnered with a local aerial and cable company to upgrade all...

Regeneration of derelict Tyneside site moves a step closer

Permission has been granted today (3rd February) for the redevelopment of a 19 acre Tyneside site which has stood unused and semi derelict for...

£12m Redevelopment of Wigan’s Glasshouse Business Park To Go Before Planners

The Derwent Group will submit plans to Wigan Borough Council on Friday (5th February 2021) for the £12m redevelopment of Glasshouse Business Park in Wigan.