Construction Property

Wynbrook Homes Starts Works on a Luxury £22million Residential Scheme, Lincolnshire

Wynbrook Homes Starts Works on a Luxury £22million Residential Scheme, Lincolnshire

Wynbrook Homes based in Radcliffe on Trent, Nottingham has commenced works on a luxury £22million Residential Scheme in Stamford, Lincolnshire.  The new niche development named Top Lock Meadows located on Uffington Road will provide high quality, superior homes ranging in price from £400K to £1.4M.   Wynbrook Homes are renown for bespoke residences and the homes at Top Lock Meadows will offer three specification ranges providing increasing levels of personalisation to include a choice of …

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Construction Property

First 80 new homes to be built on Louth site after Charterpoint completes sale to Snape Properties

First 80 new homes to be built on Louth site after Charterpoint completes sale to Snape Properties

Work is underway on the first 80 homes to be built at a prime residential site in Louth, Lincolnshire, after developer Charterpoint sold part of the land to house builders Snape Properties. The 35-acre site off Grimsby Road, approximately half a mile from Louth town centre, has planning permission for 240 homes in total, as well as a two-acre allocation for senior living accommodation. East Midlands-based Charterpoint Group previously secured outline planning permission for Westfield …

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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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Construction

MODWEN SECURES PLANNING FOR PRIME EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT IN LINCOLNSHIRE

MODWEN SECURES PLANNING FOR PRIME EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT IN LINCOLNSHIRE

St. Modwen, the expert developer and regeneration specialist, has secured planning permission for its first phase development of new warehouse and manufacturing space at one of Lincolnshire’s main strategic employment locations, Network 46. North Kesteven District Council has approved the application for the first phase of development of two buildings of more than 95,000 sq ft in total. St. Modwen has a long-standing commitment in Lincolnshire; it owns more than 30 acres of industrial land …

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Construction Consultants

Focus Consultants re-appointed to NHS SBS Framework for a second term

Focus Consultants re-appointed to NHS SBS Framework for a second term

Multi-disciplinary company Focus Consultants has been appointed to the NHS SBS Framework for a second term. The Nottingham-based firm, with branches in Leicester, London and Boston in Lincolnshire, has been re-appointed to provide construction consultancy services. The agreement runs until 31 March 2022. Focus is currently on seven framework agreements, including the ESPO 2664_18 framework to supply consultancy services for property & building advice and management services, and the ESPO 664-17 framework to supply consultancy …

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Finance

Regional skills shortage the top challenge to East Midlands’ economic progress

Regional skills shortage the top challenge to East Midlands’ economic progress

Gaps and shortfalls in skills are holding back economic progress for businesses across the East Midlands, according to the findings of a new survey by the regional office of financial and business advisers Grant Thornton. The firm’s East Midlands Confidence Survey found that of the Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire businesses taking part, more than two-thirds (69), see the region’s skills shortage or gap as the biggest challenge to growth this year. Local businesses say …

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Architecture

UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP OFFERS STUDENTS ARCHITECTURAL INSIGHT AT RG+P

UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP OFFERS STUDENTS  ARCHITECTURAL INSIGHT AT RG+P

Multi-disciplinary architectural practice, rg+p has partnered with Nottingham Trent University to offer students a practical insight into the design of educational and learning environments. The Leicester-based firm has undertaken lectures and workshops with undergraduates from the Nottingham Institute of Education as part of their ‘Designing Spaces for Learning’ module. Principal landscape architect, Julian Gladman and head of interiors, Ian Matthews have delivered two lectures at the University’s Clifton Campus as well as hosted 30 students …

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Consultants

Three Focus clients heading for the 2018 Museum and Heritage Awards finals

Three Focus clients heading for the 2018 Museum and Heritage Awards finals

Three museums, which have recently undergone major redevelopment with support from Focus Consultants, have been shortlisted for awards. The National Army Museum, the Brooklands Museum and Aerospace Bristol are all finalists in this year’s prestigious 2018 Museum and Heritage Awards. The National Army Museum, shortlisted in the best permanent exhibition category, re-opened in 2017 following a £23.75m refurbishment, including £11.5m from The National Lottery. Focus Consultants were project managers, quantity surveyors and CDM co-ordinators during …

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Charity Finance

Lincolnshire Autistic Society handed cheque by leading local accountants

Lincolnshire Autistic Society handed cheque by leading local accountants

Lincolnshire Autistic Society has been handed a cheque for more than £900 following a successful quiz night run by local accountancy firm, Moore Thompson. The firm, which has offices in Spalding, Wisbech and Market Deeping, hosted their annual Charity Fund’s charity quiz night last October, which attracted business leaders and professionals from across the region. Held in memory of Jenny Nicolson – a much-loved former Tax Manager at Moore Thompson’s Spalding office who passed away …

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Construction

Focus Consultants completes project management role at historic site

Focus Consultants completes project management role at historic site

Focus Consultants has played a key role in project managing a £4.7 million scheme to redevelop an historic site based around a Grade I listed manor house and 16th Century great barn. Headstone Manor & Museum in Harrow dates back to 825AD and was once owned by Henry VIII. Now, following a four-year redevelopment programme, which was project managed by Focus, the buildings and grounds have been transformed into a museum, with a dedicated learning …

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