environmental Investment

NEW REPORT OUTLINES SOLUTIONS FOR HS2 CONSTRUCTION OVER HISTORIC WATERWAYS

NEW REPORT OUTLINES SOLUTIONS FOR HS2 CONSTRUCTION OVER HISTORIC WATERWAYS

Contractors should work with proven and responsible marine engineering businesses when constructing the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail line over historic waterways due to the level of complexity involved, according to a new report published by The Rothen Group. ‘HS2 and the waterways: The construction solution using floating plant’ aims to inform HS2 contractors about the challenges they face building the line across canals, rivers and waterways. The report emphasises that considering the specialist nature …

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Investment Property

HEALTHCARE SERVICE PROVIDER TOTALLY PLC TAKES OFFICE SPACE AT CARDINAL SQUARE

HEALTHCARE SERVICE PROVIDER TOTALLY PLC TAKES OFFICE SPACE  AT CARDINAL SQUARE

Totally plc, one of the UK’s leading out-of-hospital care providers, has relocated its head office from London to Cardinal Square, one of the most prominent office developments in Derby. The company, which operates across the UK, has taken 7,000 ft2 of office space at Cardinal Square, which occupies a prime location fronting Derby’s Ring Road and the A52.   Cardinal Square has a net internal floor area of 113,000 ft2 set around a central quadrant …

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Construction Investment Property

MORE THAN £1.5M TO BE INVESTED IN FLECKNEY

MORE THAN £1.5M TO BE INVESTED IN FLECKNEY

More than £1.5 million pounds is set to be invested in and around the Leicestershire village of Fleckney thanks to a new development by housebuilder David Wilson Homes, Fleckney Fields.   The funding, which totals £1,528,252, forms part of the planning agreement for the new development, located on Kilby Road, and will be used to support services and improve facilities for both new and existing residents of the area.   Among the contributions is more …

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Investment

Taylor’s Bellfoundry Lottery project takes a step forward

Taylor’s Bellfoundry Lottery project takes a step forward

The Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust is delighted to confirm the appointment of marketing partners Jennie Holland PR and Ginger Root, which will provide PR and brand and website services respectively for the historic Taylor’s Bellfoundry in Loughborough.   Alongside these partners, fundraising and sponsorship expert Nicole Newman has been appointed to provide specialist fundraising advice.   All appointments are funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) to help develop proposals for the restoration of the …

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Business Investment

Historic city company keeps at the cutting edge with its biggest-ever investment

Historic city company keeps at the cutting edge with its biggest-ever investment

ONE of Derby’s oldest companies is weathering the political storm clouds by preparing for its biggest-ever investment in new equipment.   Steel stockholder Eggleston Steel, which can trace its history back to 1809, is defying the industrial inertia by planning to spend almost £1.5m to keep it at the cutting edge of its sector.   It is buying three new machines for its premises at Alfreton Road – a laser cutting machine, a pressbrake which …

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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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