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Armsons Appointed To Work on Luxury Student Accommodation Scheme in Derby

Armsons Appointed To Work on Luxury Student Accommodation Scheme in Derby

  Derby-based Armsons have been appointed cost consultants on the scheme to create new luxury student accommodation on Lodge Lane in Derby.   The scheme, which will be known as Urban Lofts, is being developed by Urban Sister, which was established in 2018 by Gillian and Ruth Hobbs. They have been working together for 18 years on residential and buy to let refurbishments predominately in the SE and SW areas of London and have now …

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Construction Development Project Consultants

Fire station upgrade role for Focus Consultants

Fire station upgrade role for Focus Consultants

Focus Consultants has been instrumental in a scheme to extend and refurbish one of the busiest on-call fire stations in Cambridgeshire. The company was the designer and building surveyor, as well as contract administrator and CDM advisor, on the project for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service at Chatteris. It involved transforming one of the service’s older stations into a building suitable for a high-performing modern community fire station. Senior building surveyor at Focus Consultants, Darren …

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Development

PEGASUS GROUP WIN APPEAL TO DEVELOP FORMER SCHOOL HOUSE

PEGASUS GROUP WIN APPEAL TO DEVELOP FORMER SCHOOL HOUSE

National consultants Pegasus Group have secured permission on appeal for the demolition of a former school house, replacing it with two new properties. Acting on behalf of Cairns Heritage Homes, Pegasus won the appeal for the demolition at Midway House, Main Road, Upper Broughton. The site consists of the former school master’s house and the former school building with a flat roof extension to the rear and outbuildings. The last previous use of the buildings …

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Construction Development

DERBY RESIDENTS TURN OUT IN FORCE AT PUBLIC CONSULTATION FOR BECKETWELL DEVELPOMENT PLANS

DERBY RESIDENTS TURN OUT IN FORCE AT PUBLIC CONSULTATION FOR BECKETWELL DEVELPOMENT PLANS

  Hundreds of Derby residents and members of the business community attended a public consultation event in Derby’s intu Centre to give their views on plans to regenerate the Becketwell area of the city.   Visitors were able to examine the development plans in detail, meet members of the project team and ask questions before being invited to give their views in a questionnaire. Public feedback was overwhelmingly positive, with 95% of respondents throwing their …

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Business Development

WACKER NEUSON CHOOSES STIRLIN FOR CENTRAL DEALERSHIP

WACKER NEUSON CHOOSES STIRLIN FOR CENTRAL DEALERSHIP

Global provider of construction machines, equipment and services, Wacker Neuson, has appointed Lincolnshire-based Stirlin Plant as its sales dealer for the central region.   Being part of Wacker Neuson’s national dealership network, Stirlin Plant will provide sales and services for the full range of machines and equipment across Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, parts of Peterborough and all Sheffield postcodes, from its HQ at Sadler Road in Lincoln.   Stirlin Plant will bring new jobs to the company …

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Development Property

PUBLIC CONSULTATION EVENT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF BECKETWELL TO BE HELD IN DERBY’S INTU CENTRE

PUBLIC CONSULTATION EVENT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF BECKETWELL  TO BE HELD IN DERBY’S INTU CENTRE

Members of the public, local residents and businesses will have the opportunity to view proposals for the development of the Becketwell area of the city at a public consultation event, which is taking place in Derby’s intu centre.   The event is being staged by property developers St James Securities on the ground floor of the intu Centre, (area in front of the main entrance to Boots on Devonshire Walk) from 10.00am – 7.00pm on …

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council Development

DERBY CITY COUNCIL UNVEILS NEW £11.2 MILLION PLANS TO REJUVINATE DERBY’S MARKET HALL ‘EVERYTHING DERBY’

DERBY CITY COUNCIL UNVEILS NEW £11.2 MILLION PLANS TO REJUVINATE DERBY’S MARKET HALL ‘EVERYTHING DERBY’

Work is well underway on an £11.2 million regeneration programme which will transform Derby’s Grade II Listed Victorian Market Hall into a contemporary, vibrant and retail destination by Summer 2023.    A vision has been developed called ‘Everything Derby’, which will see the creation of a fully inclusive venue that people visiting the city will recognise as the very best market in the country.   The Grade II listed building, which has been trading since …

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Architecture Development

PLANS APPROVED FOR TRANSFORMATION OF FORMER FENWICK BUILDING

PLANS APPROVED FOR TRANSFORMATION OF FORMER FENWICK BUILDING

Plans to restore and convert the former Fenwick building in Leicester city centre were approved last week (22nd February 2019) and will see the landmark building brought back to life with a mixed-use development. Project partners, developer, Aimrok Holdings Ltd and architects, rg+p applied to transform the former Fenwick building into 111 luxury, short stay serviced apartments together with a rooftop bar, which will become a focal point for the development. On the basement and …

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Construction Development

Sustainability team at Focus Consultants continuing work at Nottingham Trent University’s Brackenhurst Campus

Sustainability team at Focus Consultants continuing work at Nottingham Trent University’s Brackenhurst Campus

Focus Consultants has been appointed to support Nottingham Trent University on some of its latest developments at the university’s rural Brackenhurst Campus. As well as building a new flagship reception and environment centre, which will act as the new ‘heart of the campus’, construction has also started on new accommodation blocks, augmenting the campus’s on-site residential capacity. Focus has been appointed as the BREEAM Assessor and the BREEAM Accredited Professional, providing the design and construction …

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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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