Property

TWO MARKETING MANAGERS EXPAND CAREERS IN HOUSEBUILDING AFTER DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY DEGREES

TWO MARKETING MANAGERS EXPAND CAREERS IN HOUSEBUILDING AFTER DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY DEGREES

Two De Montfort University alumni are celebrating their success after both securing roles as Marketing Managers with Barratt and David Wilson Homes. Emma Gristwood, 26, and Josh Malone, 25, have both worked for the developer’s divisions in the midlands for more than three years and progressed up the career ladder to become management. They were both originally introduced to the leading housebuilder through placement years arranged by the university, before taking on full time roles …

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Business

Imago Venues receives Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence and Hall of Fame Award

Imago Venues receives Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence and Hall of Fame Award

Imago Venues at Loughborough University is celebrating after two of its venues have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. The Link Hotel and Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel have received the Hall of Fame Award, which recognises consistently excellent businesses and those who have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.   To be entered the Hall of Fame, businesses must have received a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive …

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Construction Project Consultants

Student accommodation scheme set to open in September

Student accommodation scheme set to open in September

Focus Consultants is undertaking multiple roles at a student accommodation scheme being built on the site of the former Dagfa School in Beeston, Nottingham.   The former independent school in Broadgate, which was based round the 18th Century house, closed in 2016 and is being developed by Cassidy Group Nottingham Ltd. The scheme started on site last Summer and is set to complete on schedule in August ready for the start of the 2019 academic …

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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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Manufacture

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E, the world’s first electric airplane race set to launch its inaugural series in 2020. Airbus is the Official Founding Partner of Air Race E. The competition aims to drive the development and adoption of cleaner, faster, and more technologically advanced electric engines that can be applied to urban air mobility vehicles and, eventually, commercial aircraft. Air Race E will follow a format similar to the …

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Architecture

New Year new talent – Franklin Ellis Architects strengthens interiors and architectural teams with new appointments

New Year new talent – Franklin Ellis Architects strengthens interiors and architectural teams with new appointments

Nottingham and Leicester-based Franklin Ellis Architects has announced the appointment of two new recruits to the team. Rona Eftekshari joins the practice as a senior interior designer and brings with her a wealth of experience in interior design, architecture and project management. Rona has bachelor’s degrees in Architecture from the University of Tehran and Architecture and Digital Innovation from the University of Derby, as well as an MSc Master’s degree in Sustainable Design and Healthy …

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Architecture

RG+P ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGISTS MENTOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

RG+P ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGISTS MENTOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Two architectural technologists from multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p have committed to mentoring De Montfort University (DMU) students.   Tahir Caratella and Amit Chhatralia have commenced part-time tutoring roles with first- and second-year students from the Architectural Technology degree course respectively. Tahir is mentoring on the Building Design Project module whilst Amit is supporting tutoring on the Architectural Detailing module.   “I’m actually a graduate of DMU and have stayed in touch with my course tutors …

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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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Architecture

RG+P SUPPORTS NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY ARCHITECTURAL STUDENTS IN DESIGN CHARETTE

RG+P SUPPORTS NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY ARCHITECTURAL STUDENTS IN DESIGN CHARETTE

First year architectural students from Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment have been participating in a design charette to win a work experience day with multi-disciplinary practice, rg+p. Held as part of the university’s ‘Welcome Week’ (24th – 28th September), the design charette challenged the students to devise as many creative designs as possible in two days, with the theme of changing the user experience of one of Nottingham’s …

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Finance

Trio of school leavers enjoying a Society summer

Trio of school leavers enjoying a Society summer

A trio of school leavers are enjoying a productive summer working at Hinckley & Rugby Building Society. Olivia Groom, Lewis Young and Oliver Haywood are all working as customer assistants in the Society’s branches after leaving Hinckley’s John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre. Olivia, 19, who lives in Hinckley, is off in September to Manchester Metropolitan University to study human resource management. Olivia said: “Working at the Society has been so enjoyable and I’ve already learnt …

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