Business Construction

Factory unveils new hi-tech equipment and jobs with help of a £170k investment

Factory unveils new hi-tech equipment and jobs with help of a £170k investment

An Ilkeston company which makes aluminium products for the building industry has unveiled its latest state-of-the-art investment. Dales Fabrications has installed a polyester powder coating plant which applies attractive hard-wearing finishes to the aluminium products it manufactures at its factory in Crompton Road. Industry specialists and Erewash MP Maggie Throup were among guests who attending the unveiling on Friday(Nov 30). Karl Prosser, managing director of Dales, said the new equipment, costing £170,000, is a massive …

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Construction Investment

£50M MAJOR MIXED-USE SCHEME PROPOSED FOR LEICESTER CITY CENTRE

£50M MAJOR MIXED-USE SCHEME PROPOSED FOR LEICESTER CITY CENTRE

A significant, mixed-use development has been proposed to transform and regenerate the St George’s North area of Leicester city centre in an investment representing circa £50m. Developers, LCL commissioned multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p to design a high quality apartment scheme, known as Fleet Village, to revitalise derelict and disused former office buildings on Lee Circle and Old Milton Street in the city. The proposed development includes new apartments and associated amenities for residents such as …

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council Investment

Mansfield’s Developer Forum Launch a Huge Success

On Friday 5th October Mansfield District Council launched their Developer Forum. The event was well attended by a range of local land owners, developers and agents. The first Mansfield Developer Forum We recently held our first Developer Forum which forms part of the council’s new proactive approach on improving the delivery of housing and other schemes. The forum intends to create open and transparent channels of communication between developers and officers, which in turn will …

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Business Consultants

Neil Wade joins NPS Committee

Neil Wade joins NPS Committee

Nottingham Professional Services (NPS), the independent networking group for Nottingham’s professional services community has announced that Neil Wade will be joining its committee. Neil is a well-respected figure within the banking sector, and has 28 years experience working for many of the high street banks including Lloyds, Bank of Scotland, Santander and The Co-operative Bank. He also has 2 years’ experience working for accountants, HSKS Greenhalgh. In joining the NPS committee Neil will provide an …

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Business

LINECROSS LEADS THE WAY IN INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

LINECROSS LEADS THE WAY IN INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT

2017 was one of the most significant years in the history of the Rutland headquartered Linecross Group, with its 50th anniversary celebrations and a whole host of high profile contracts. As the company embarks on its 51st year of trading, it looks to build on its reputation for innovation and challenge traditional methods of manufacturing vacuum-formed thermoplastic, polyurethane and injection moulded components. Founded in 1967, the Linecross Group, which comprises Linecross Ltd and Linecross Composites, …

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Business

Large fleet investment puts Fred Sherwood & Sons in the fast lane

Large fleet investment puts Fred Sherwood & Sons in the fast lane

Shepshed-based haulage firm, Fred Sherwood & Sons (Transport) LTD has invested in six new Renault Trucks as part of a significant upgrading and modernising programme. The 63-year-old firm Fred Sherwood & Sons, which specialises in waste and recycling, was required to replace six of its 120 vehicles as part of a long-term upgrade programme which ensures the firm meets customer demand across the UK, while reducing downtime resulting from wear and tear problems. The firm …

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Finance

Finance now flowing from Midlands Engine Investment Fund

Finance now flowing from Midlands Engine Investment Fund

Four businesses have secured funding from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund Leicester’s BCME and Dudley’s Direct Digital Controls among the first to receive funding £120 million debt finance and small business loan funds as part of more than £250 million total commitment to support the growth of region’s SMEs The Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF), supported by the European Regional Development Fund, is officially open for business, with the first loans being awarded to growing …

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Investment Property

New investment and development in Ashfield and Mansfield

New investment and development in Ashfield and Mansfield

Over recent months there has been a steady stream of new investment and development in Ashfield and Mansfield.  Just in case you haven’t heard, here’s a brief summary of what’s been happening lately… Ada Lovelace House This landmark building in Kirkby has recently been transformed into a centre for fledgling businesses.  Conveniently located on Urban Road, Ada Lovelace House has just undergone a £280,000 renovation.  As a result, it now offers seven spaces for local start-up businesses and small to …

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Business

LINECROSS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE UK PLASTICS INDUSTRY

LINECROSS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS AT THE FOREFRONT  OF THE UK PLASTICS INDUSTRY

The Rutland-based Linecross Group is celebrating half a century at the forefront of the UK plastics industry.   The company, which was launched in 1967 by local men Alan Carr, who sadly passed away last month and David Mounteney, started life in a derelict barn at the bottom of David’s garden, with a vacuum-forming machine crafted using just hacksaws, a grinder, a welder and a variety of junk found at scrapyards and auctions. Since then, …

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CRT PROPERTY INVESTMENTS DEVELOPS TEAM WITH NEW SURVEYOR

CRT PROPERTY INVESTMENTS DEVELOPS TEAM WITH NEW SURVEYOR

CRT Property Investments Ltd, a subsidiary of the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, has appointed James Wilgose as Property Investment and Development Surveyor, to support the company over a twelve-month period. James, who is currently on a placement year from Sheffield Hallam University where he is studying Real Estate, will support Property Investment and Development Director, Shaun O’Brien, to manage the company’s growing portfolio of commercial and residential property. As part of his role, James will also …

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