Construction Property

THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR PLACE: BARRATT HOMES PROPERTIES TO FALL IN LOVE WITH THIS VALENTINES

THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR PLACE: BARRATT HOMES PROPERTIES TO FALL IN LOVE WITH THIS VALENTINES

The season of love is upon us and for those looking for the one this Valentine’s Day there’s still time to give your heart a home this February, with Barratt Homes’ developments in Leicestershire. In a light hearted and fun matchmaker guide, the leading developer has revealed a list of properties that can suit a variety of buyers across Leicestershire, proving the future is still rosy. Jan Ruston, Sales Director at Barratt Homes North Midlands, …

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Construction Development

J Tomlinson appointed to deliver major golf club redevelopment

J Tomlinson appointed to deliver major golf club redevelopment

J Tomlinson has been appointed to deliver a redevelopment of a historic golf club based in the West Midlands. Whittington Heath Golf Club, which is due to be affected by the new HS2 railway line, will undergo a major redevelopment comprising construction of a new Clubhouse, greenkeeper’s compound, halfway house, five new holes, a practice range, a new car park, ancillary features, a new access road, and the reworking of five existing holes. Refurbishment, maintenance …

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Construction Property

ENJOY THE VIEW AND DISCOVER MODERN LIVING IN BARROW-UPON-SOAR

ENJOY THE VIEW AND DISCOVER MODERN LIVING IN BARROW-UPON-SOAR

David Wilson Homes is set to unveil a brand new view home for Leicestershire house hunters at its Hunters Lodge development in Barrow-upon-Soar this weekend (16th and 17th February).   Positioned on Willow Road, the development has just one property remaining before it is completely sold out and the doors will be opened to the Burford style property and will give visitors a chance to view the four bedroom bungalow.   Being ready to move …

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Finance

Young photographers’ winning work on show in Rugby

Young photographers’ winning work on show in Rugby

The Rugby branch of Hinckley & Rugby Building Society is hosting an exhibition of outstanding pictures by young photographers. Two of the winning images from the Rugby Rotary Young Photographer competition are in the window of the branch on North Street, with more entries on display inside. Hinckley & Rugby’s showcase of the work is running in parallel to the competition’s exhibition at Rugby Art Gallery & Museum until February 23. The two winners in …

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Uncategorized

Local independent operator, Koban Group Acquires Award-Winning 1573 Bar & Grill

Local independent operator, Koban Group Acquires Award-Winning 1573 Bar & Grill

Following their recent acquisition of The Lansdowne and Fenways from The Orange Tree group, local independent operator Koban Group is adding 1573 Bar & Grill to their repertoire of Leicestershire restaurants in a deal brokered for an undisclosed sum. The multi award-winning restaurant, first opened in 2009, is located in the city centre in the external complex of Highcross Shopping Centre and is set in one of the oldest school buildings in England, The Old …

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Business

Sue’s the driving force now in charge at Kinchbus

Sue’s the driving force now in charge at Kinchbus

Sue Blount is the new general manager at Kinchbus, managing the 35-strong fleet of buses and around 100 drivers, engineers and support teams. Sue joined Kinchbus sister company trentbarton in 2008 to train as a driver and went on to manage the bus station concourse at Derby before becoming service delivery manager first in Derby and then at Langley Mill. Tom Morgan, director service delivery for Kinchbus and trentbarton, said: “Sue has always had a …

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Construction Education & Training

From high in the sky to underground – G F Tomlinson supports firefighters with rescue training across Nottingham

From high in the sky to underground – G F Tomlinson supports firefighters with rescue training across Nottingham

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) has been working in partnership with Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson, using tunnels beneath Nottingham Castle and scaling tower cranes at the University of Nottingham for rescue training. 30 firefighters from London Road, Highfields and Newark stations have undertaken the training at G F Tomlinson’s building sites so far. In tunnels beneath the Ducal Palace at Nottingham Castle, which is currently undergoing extensive works as part of the £30m …

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Consultants environmental

Delta-Simons first to win Client Advisor of the Year at industry awards

Delta-Simons first to win Client Advisor of the Year at industry awards

Environmental consultancy Delta-Simons is the first company to take home the trophy for Client Advisor of the Year; a new category at the coveted Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards.   The annual black-tie event, which welcomed more than 350 guests at the Doubletree by Hilton in Lincoln last Tuesday (5 February), celebrated Lincolnshire’s leading projects and players in the construction and property industry.   Headquartered in Lincoln, Delta-Simons operates from nine locations across the UK …

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Architecture Construction Consultants

ARMSONS IS PART OF EXPERIENCED PROJECT TEAM BUILDING NEW CLASSROOM BLOCK AT WEST PARK SCHOOL

ARMSONS IS PART OF EXPERIENCED PROJECT TEAM BUILDING NEW CLASSROOM BLOCK AT WEST PARK SCHOOL

Derby-based project managers, building surveyors and cost consultants Armsons have been appointed project managers and cost consultants on the scheme to create a new six-classroom block at West Park School in Spondon. The project team also consists of architects YMD Boon, structural engineers Jackson Purdue Lever, mechanical and electrical engineers CJR Midlands and contractors Davlyn Construction Limited. West Park School, formerly known as Spondon School, is a mixed secondary school that was converted to academy …

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Architecture Construction

MAJOR LINCOLNSHIRE HOUSING SCHEME WINS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD

MAJOR LINCOLNSHIRE HOUSING SCHEME WINS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD

A £45m mixed tenure residential housing scheme in Humberston, Lincolnshire has been named the Residential Project of the Year in the Greater Lincolnshire Construction & Property Awards. Designed by award-winning architects, rg+p, Humberston Avenue is a joint venture project between Keystone Developments, part of Longhurst Group, and Countryside Partnerships East Midlands. Representing 400 new homes, including 200 family homes and 200 for retirement living (including 100 affordable), Humberston Avenue also includes a new community hub …

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