Construction Investment

In the best light – New eco-friendly lighting system for Lincoln Cathedral

In the best light – New eco-friendly lighting system for Lincoln Cathedral

  New eco-friendly external lighting system to be installed Current system has not been upgraded since 1977 Cathedral’s external floodlights to be switched off during upgrade Cathedral remains open throughout works   Work to install Lincoln Cathedral’s new state-of-the-art, environmentally friendly, external lighting system is set to begin next week. The Cathedral will remain open to visitors as usual while the changes take place. The new LED system of more than 500 light sources is …

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Investment

Lincoln’s 14th century Exchequergate Arch undergoing restoration works

Lincoln’s 14th century Exchequergate Arch undergoing restoration works

Work has begun to restore and protect Lincoln’s unique 14th century Exchequergate Arch, which frames the walkway leading to the West Front of the Cathedral. As part of the Lincoln Cathedral Connected project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, experts from the Connected team and contractor William Birch will undertake re-roofing, repointing and structural repairs to correct settlement cracks. The masonry will also be cleaned and conservation work will be carried out to the …

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Consultants Development Investment

Museum redevelopment appointment for Focus Consultants

Museum redevelopment appointment for Focus Consultants

Focus Consultants has been appointed to project manage the transformation of a Cambridgeshire museum after supporting the museum’s successful bid for a National Lottery grant. Focus provided Ely Museum with project management and business planning support during the development phase, which led to the recent news that the museum had been awarded a £1.66 million National Lottery grant. Now the Nottingham-based company has been retained to provide project management services for the delivery stage of …

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Charity Investment leisure

Taller than the Angel of the North – Magnificent Lancaster Bomber sculpture with a wingspan of 31 metres to be erected in the East Midlands

Taller than the Angel of the North – Magnificent Lancaster Bomber sculpture with a wingspan of 31 metres to be erected in the East Midlands

Work to construct a giant steel sculpture of a Lancaster Bomber on the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire border is underway thanks to corporate and public donations, but funds are still needed to complete the project in 2019. The life-size sculpture, ‘On Freedom’s Wings’, is set to become an iconic national landmark, rivalling the Angel of the North in both size and status. The vision has been brought to life by The Bomber County Gateway Trust – …

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Business Investment

Town Centre Survey – What do you think to Mansfield

Town Centre Survey – What do you think to Mansfield

As part of creating our evidence base towards a Future High Street Fund bid Invest Ashfield and Mansfield are rerunning their Town Centre Survey to gauge people’s perceptions of Mansfield Town Centre. Please take this opportunity between now and 15th February 2019 to share your views and opinions at  http://mansfield-consult.objective.co.uk/portal/town_centre/2019  The aim of this consultation event is to gain information on how members of the public perceive Mansfield Town Centre. The information we receive will inform …

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Development Investment

Mansfield Development Forum – 1st February 2019 – book now

Mansfield Development Forum – 1st February 2019 – book now

After the success of the Developer Forum Launch Event back in October, we are excited to hold our next Developer Forum. The theme of the Developer Forum is VIABILITY. We understand that the viability of schemes is one of the main reasons why sites stall, or that sites do not come forward. The Developer Forum provides developers, industry specialists and those with an interest in planning to receive a brief in-house update from officers in …

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Investment Property

New home owners choose Mulberry Close, Beeston

New home owners choose Mulberry Close, Beeston

Four of seven properties at one of Nottingham’s premier residential developments have been snapped up by buyers keen to secure their place on the new leafy Mulberry Close. The high-end scheme, which is being developed by Nottingham-based North Sands Developments and is due for completion in January, will create seven five-bedroom detached properties, ranging from 1,850 – 2,200 sq. ft. The three-storey homes each offer a modern twist on classic Victorian architecture and the three …

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Construction Investment

Heritage Lottery funding success for Focus Consultants project

Heritage Lottery funding success for Focus Consultants project

Ambitious plans for a Grade I-listed museum, art gallery and library redevelopment scheme – project managed by Focus Consultants – have received initial National Lottery support. Re-Imagining the Harris project at the Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library in Preston, Lancashire, has been awarded development funding of £180,900 by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). This will help Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council to progress their plans to apply for a full National Lottery …

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Investment Property

U.K. Occupiers Sought Greater Flexibility in Shorter Leases and Break Clauses in Face of Brexit and Economic Uncertainties

U.K. Occupiers Sought Greater Flexibility in Shorter Leases and Break Clauses in Face of Brexit and Economic Uncertainties

U.K. occupiers negotiated shorter leases or more flexible long-term tenancy commitments in face of Brexit uncertainties and sluggish economic growth, according to the annual UK Lease Events Review compiled by MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of research-based indexes and analytics. MSCI’s research, sponsored by BNP Paribas Real Estate and the British Property Federation, showed that new leases with a duration of less than five years accounted for 42.1% of new tenancy agreements signed …

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Investment Property

Box Property secures Birmingham site for Clean Cut Kitchen

Box Property secures Birmingham site for Clean Cut Kitchen

National retail and leisure commercial property agent, Box Property, has secured Clean Cut Kitchen’s third premises at the heart of Birmingham’s Colmore Business District, Snow Hill. Set to open in January 2019, the 174 sq m property; One Snowhill, will offer Clean Cut Kitchen access to mainline rail services as well as an endless list of leisure, retail and business opportunities. Birmingham will be the first city outside of Nottingham that the company has introduced …

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