Saving the Last Bellfoundry in Britain

Loughborough Bellfoundry awarded crucial development funding but £1 million still needed to help save it The Loughborough Bellfoundry, also known as John Taylor’s Bellfoundry, is the last major bellfoundry in the UK and Commonwealth. Its bells can be heard by hundreds of

Ibstock Brick open new £250,000 on-site staff restaurant.

Three award winning companies have combined skills to help Ibstock Brick open its new on-site staff restaurant. Called ‘Food Factory,’ the new restaurant  was completed in April and was recently officially opened at a gathering of the project team that involved interior

IAN GUYLER APPOINTED AS NON-EXEC BY BLUEPRINT INTERIORS

Ian Guyler, who is one of Leicester’s top 200 influential people has been appointed by workplace consultants and interior fit-out specialists Blueprint Interiors as a Non-Executive Director. The appointment follows a period of successful growth for Blueprint Interiors, which this year has

Armsons teams up with Repton School for new sports facilities

Derby-based project managers, cost consultants and building surveyors Armsons are providing quantity surveying services for the redevelopment of Repton School’s sports facilities.   Armsons has a long-standing partnership with Repton School and has worked with them on various projects over the past

70 YEAR OLD ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICE COMPLETES MBO

Morrison Design Limited, Derby’s oldest and largest chartered architectural practice has been acquired by its management team.   The deal has remained confidential until recently to ensure all clients were personally informed. The new owners and Directors will be Peter Newman-Earp, David

Nominations open for fbe East Midlands Awards 2019

Nominations are now open for one of the East Midlands’ most popular construction sector awards ceremonies. The fbe East Midlands is staging its eighth annual Chairman’s Awards evening in October – and nominations for the awards are now being invited. Recognising and

New hires and promotion for leading architectural firm

East Midlands-based Franklin Ellis Architects has bolstered its team with a promotion and two new appointments at its Nottingham and Leicester offices.   The practice, which has worked on the much-awaited boutique Hotel Indigo Chester, has appointed Harvey Rogers as a senior

Birch View residential scheme completes

Works to create a new apartment complex located on Mill Hill Lane in Derby have now completed. Designed and delivered by architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon in partnership with Bailey Construction, the new Birch View residential scheme offers 14, one and