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Derbyshire based Wildgoose Construction is celebrating a successful 2018

Derbyshire based Wildgoose Construction is celebrating a successful 2018

Derbyshire based Wildgoose Construction is celebrating a successful 2018 so far with a number of high value contract wins, several prestigious awards and an increase in its workforce. Most recently, the company has been selected to build a new £1.9m two-storey extension at Saffron Medical Centre in Leicester and industrial units at Albion Gateway in Burton, Staffordshire, for St Modwen Developments Ltd, in a deal worth £5.7m. Wildgoose, based in Alfreton, will also be building …

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Construction Property

J Tomlinson supports Gas Safety Week 2018

J Tomlinson supports Gas Safety Week 2018

Building services firm and gas specialists, J Tomlinson, are proud supporters of Gas Safety Week 2018, which will be taking place between 17th – 23rd September. The campaign, now in its eighth year, is designed and co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register, and aims to raise awareness of the vital importance of gas safety and ensuring gas appliances throughout the home and workplace are properly maintained. A poorly maintained gas appliance has the potential to lead …

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Construction Property

WATCH YOUR CHILDREN GROW WITH YOUR HOME AT HASTINGS PARK

WATCH YOUR CHILDREN GROW WITH YOUR HOME AT HASTINGS PARK

Parents searching for the perfect home to raise their children are being encouraged to consider one of the remaining properties at David Wilson Homes’ Hastings Park development in Ashby-de-la-Zouch. DWEM – A typical open plan kitchen and dining room area in a home at Hastings Park Leicestershire property seekers have the opportunity to become part of a welcoming community, ideal for families with outstanding schooling options and amenities close to home. Just two properties remain …

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Multi-million pound hotel complex breaks ground in Leicester

Multi-million pound hotel complex breaks ground in Leicester

As part of a £50 million regeneration plan, a new 10 storey, 250 room hotel complex is starting to take shape in Leicester – with completion expected in late 2019. Two national hotel operators – Novotel Hotels and Adagio – have already signed up to operate the 252 bed hotels, which are being delivered by Charles Street Buildings Group (CSB), with national property, construction and infrastructure consultancy Pick Everard delivering mechanical and electrical engineering (M&E), …

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Two council contracts completed by Focus Consultants

Two council contracts completed by Focus Consultants

Focus Consultants has completed two key contracts for Huntingdonshire District Council. The company project managed the recent refurbishment and improvements of the swimming pool and changing village at One Leisure St Neots. Focus was also contract administrator, principal designer and CDM advisor for the £260,000, nine-week scheme at the leisure centre. In addition, Focus Consultants has recently completed the project management of a £250,000 redevelopment scheme for the council to create a one-stop-shop Customer Service …

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Construction Property

LEICESTERSHIRE HOMEBUILDERS BUST THE MYTH THAT RENTING IS CHEAPER THAN BUYING

LEICESTERSHIRE HOMEBUILDERS BUST THE MYTH THAT RENTING IS CHEAPER THAN BUYING

Leading homebuilders Barratt Homes North Midlands and David Wilson Homes East Midlands are breaking the myth that renting is the cheaper option for Leicestershire residents. Monthly renting costs are often higher than mortgage payments now interest rates are at an all-time low and the first step onto the property ladder may be more manageable than many people first think. A recent survey conducted by the developer has found that 40% of Leicestershire residents believe that …

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Construction

J Tomlinson completes highly anticipated refurbishment of Nottinghamshire primary school

J Tomlinson completes highly anticipated refurbishment of Nottinghamshire primary school

J Tomlinson has handed over a newly refurbished primary school in Nottinghamshire – in time for the start of the new school year. Located in Carlton, Nottinghamshire, Haddon Primary and Nursery School specialises in the education of pupils aged between three and 11, and is part of the Flying High Trust – a multi-academy trust (MAT) comprising 22 primary schools located across the East Midlands. Since its creation in 1976, the school had been confined …

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NEW HOMES TO REVITALISE FORMER LEICESTER LANDMARK

NEW HOMES TO REVITALISE FORMER LEICESTER LANDMARK

A private residential development set to create 42 new homes in the heart of Leicester city centre has been awarded planning consent following an application from multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p and developer, The Prideview Group. The £6.9m scheme on the corner of Humberstone Gate and St James Street will revitalise the redundant former Palais de Dance building, vacant since 2013, whilst proving much needed accommodation in the city. Situated within the St George’s Conservation Area, …

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Construction Project Consultants

KAM Project Consultants shortlisted for national Building Award

KAM Project Consultants shortlisted for national Building Award

KAM Project Consultants has been shortlisted for a prestigious award in the 2018 Building Awards. The Building Awards are the industry’s longest running and most prestigious recognition of excellence, that allow companies across all aspects of building to have its achievements acknowledged. KAM Project Consultants, which has offices in Leicester and Milton Keynes, is an independent company of project managers and construction cost consultants focused on delivering schemes across two primary markets; industrial/distribution and varied …

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Construction Education & Training

Speaker announced for fbe East Midlands Awards 2018

Speaker announced for fbe East Midlands Awards 2018

Organisers of this year’s fbe East Midlands Awards, which recognise and reward some of the region’s best construction projects, have announced the guest speaker for the 2018 Chairman’s Awards Dinner. Maria Coulter, aka The Construction Coach, is an award-winning coach who works with SMEs and micro-businesses to help them maximise profits and stand out from their competition. A chartered quantity surveyor, whose career evolved into project management and risk management, Maria became a qualified personal …

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