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10-year lease secured at prime office block in Don Valley

Leading property consultancy Commercial Property Partners LLP (CPP) has secured a 10-year lease for a 10,000 sq ft ground floor office suite at Distington...

Law firm assists with planning permission for £175m County Durham garden village development

Melissa Flynn, an associate in Ward Hadaway’s Built Environment team, said: “This has been a significant project and one which fully demonstrates the range of skills and capabilities of our team."

Camerons Brewery Opens 3rd ‘The Head Of Steam’ Bar In Leeds

CBRE Leeds' Retail Team Agrees Deal At Former Bank On Park Row

Nidderdale Valley village development goes on sale in Birstwith

A sought-after village development six miles from Harrogate will officially hit the market for the first time on 31st August. West House Gardens is a...

Three new directors join Warrington-headquartered Claremont

Nationwide interior design and fit-out business Claremont has announced the appointment of three new directors to the board.

North West-based groundworks specialist secures contract at major new business development

North West-based groundworks specialist, M Downes Earthworks, has won the contract to build new storage areas for the UK’s largest salvage and dismantling company, SYNETIQ.

Leeds-based Carter Towler negotiate purchase of six Boston industrial units

Established Yorkshire property company Carter Towler successfully purchases six industrial units in Lincolnshire on behalf of investment client, BW SIPP Trustees Ltd.

McCarthy & Stone move forward with York Chocolate Works

McCarthy & Stone, the UK's leading developer and manager of retirement communities, has signed a conditional contract to develop part of the Chocolate Works site in York, should the council give it a green light in their Local Plan.

WSP appointed as Highways England Network Studies Technical Partner

Highways England (HE) has appointed engineering and professional services consultancy, WSP, to provide technical services to its Network Planning Division (NPD) to help deliver a Network Study Programme, in a contract worth almost £1m.

North West Construction firm looks to the future with apprenticeship boost

A North West based maintenance and construction firm is hoping to reverse the sector’s ageing workforce with a new intake of young talent.

McCarthy’s invests £3million in new 50,000 sq ft self storage centre in York

Building work has begun on a new 50,000 sq ft self storage centre in York which is set to open in March 2020. McCarthy’s has...

Bellway site manager wins Pride in the Job award

Bellway Homes’ senior site manager Gavin Flannery is the proud recipient of a National House Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job award.

Secure online portal for house-buyers and sellers launches following three-way industry collaboration

A Yorkshire-based IT specialist has teamed up with a business technology expert and one of the UK's largest firms of solicitors to create a secure online portal that reduces the time spent on conveyancing

Five star success for Lancashire holiday park group

Family-run Lancashire holiday park company, Holgates, has become the first holiday park in Lancashire to be awarded a sought-after 5-star Platinum rating for its flagship Silverdale park.

New Centre for Brinsworth Community

Martin Walsh Architectural (MWA), the family owned RIBA chartered firm of Architects, has successfully overseen the construction of Brinsworth Community Centre based in Rotherham....

Buoyant Alnwick economy boosts property sales for Sanderson Young

Sanderson Young’s flagship Alnwick office is set to reach a record turnover by the end of the year, positioning itself as a dominant player in Northumberland’s property market.

Leeds Company Oversees 10kms Of Guttering Repairs Due To Summer Downpours

An increase of heavy downpours and extreme weather in the UK are wreaking havoc with guttering on many large-scale commercial buildings and leading to shoddy repairs, according to a leading building consultancy.

Northern Powergrid Commits To 58 Newhall

A Sheffield site, once the base of the iconic Sanderson Steel Works, has become the new home of the company which delivers electricity to...

Leeds Engineers Take Tough Approach To Fundraising

A 15-strong team from Adept Civil and Structural Consulting Engineers have tackled a gruelling Tough Mudder challenge to raise more than £1,600 for charity.

North East cycling event receives £1,500 safety boost

ONE of the North East’s most popular cycling events has received a generous donation to help improve race health and safety. The North East CycloCross...

Student Roost adds new student accommodation in Aberdeen to Wakefield’s B38 Group facilities management...

Wakefield-based B38 Group will be undertaking facilities management services at a new student accommodation property, close to the University of Aberdeen, which is the latest Scottish property to join Student Roost’s portfolio.

Meet your favourite superheroes and princesses in Nunthorpe this weekend!

With the summer holidays well underway, David Wilson Homes is inviting families to meet their favourite superheroes and princesses in a family fun day event at its nearby Grey Towers Village development in Nunthorpe.

Oscrete sales team gain prestigious industry qualifications

Bradford-based concrete admixtures specialist Oscrete is celebrating after sales staff successfully completed a series of industry exams to gain professional qualifications.

Anwyl promotes Phil Dolan to regional managing director

Leading residential developer Anwyl Homes announces the promotion of Phil Dolan from Stockport to the role of managing director of its Cheshire and North Wales region.

Wetherby Tennis Club Serves Up An Ace Sponsorship Agreement

Leading estate agent Dacre, Son & Hartley has launched a new partnership with Wetherby Tennis Club that will see the company support numerous coaching initiatives and sponsor the annual members tournament, as well as displaying its branding throughou

Timber Doors Ace Fire Safety Tests

Timber fire doors have been given a major safety endorsement after every single one aced stringent fire tests that were ordered by the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) following London’s Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Newcastle Building Society Chooses Market Place For New Barnard Castle Branch

The North East’s biggest building society is getting ready to move into its new home in the centre of Barnard Castle. Newcastle Building Society announced...

Key appointments for Muckle LLP’s specialist construction team

The North East’s leading independent law firm for businesses Muckle LLP has promoted specialist Adam Aston to partner and recruited solicitor Sophie Crosby to its growing construction team.

David has the resources to succeed at North Yorkshire’s Broadacres

David Smith is the new Resources Director at Broadacres Housing Association.

Education specialist appointed to Cheshire school build

Building contractor Pave Aways has been appointed on a £2.1m contract to design and build an extension at Blacon High School in Cheshire.

Bellway announces new homes for Wigan’s Mosley Common

Groundworks have commenced on an exciting new residential development in Mosley Common.

Manchester’s Slowest and Fastest House Sale Markets Revealed

Latest data shows that it’s taking an average of 17 weeks for properties to sell across the Manchester (M) postcodes. Expect to wait in the region of 20 and 22 weeks if you’re selling in the M8 and M40 postcodes.

County Durham Handyperson Service reaches finals for top national award

A popular service that helps people to live independently for longer has been shortlisted for a top national award. The Bernicia County Durham Handyperson Service,...

Luxury Hexham housing development gives boost to architect

Northumberland architect is planning for growth on the back of luxury housing development near Hexham.

Robert Scott appoints contractor to build new school for children with autism

Family-owned cleaning manufacturer, Robert Scott, has appointed Oldham-based Medlock FRB Limited to build a new school on land next to its head office in Greenfield, Oldham.

Meesons Secures Place in NatWest Award Final for Outstanding Growth

Leading entrance security specialist Meesons A.I. Ltd is celebrating being selected as a finalist in the 2019 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

Contracts exchanged on first Wirral Waters housing scheme

Five hundred new homes will be built at Wirral Waters following the exchange of contracts between developers Peel L&P, the Legacy Foundation and Wirral Council.

Middlesbrough’s Centre Square open for business

Companies have had a glimpse of the future workplace in Middlesbrough as the team behind the new £22m Centre Square development announced the first...

100% occupancy for Sheffield industrial units

CPP completes over 50,000 sq ft lettings in Lower Don Valley National property consultancy Commercial Property Partners LLP (CPP) has today announced 100% occupancy for...

Manchester mortgage broker SPF Private Clients arranges ground-breaking funding for Prestbury Estates

Mortgage broker SPF Private Clients (SPF) has arranged ground-breaking development funding on four luxury hi-spec apartments in Bowden, an affluent and desirable part of...