Monthly Archives: November 2010

Pickles gives green light to Wirral Waters

Posted on by Rob Powell

A huge development in Wirral has been given the thumbs up by Secretary of State of Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles. The £4.5 billion scheme will see the construction of a vast mixed use development, including 5,000,000 square feet … Continue reading

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Lincolnshire business park to get more offices

Posted on by John Cronin

A business park in Lincolnshire is set to expand after being granted planning permission for additional office buildings. The Lincolnshire Enterprise Park (pictured) on the outskirts of Lincoln is set to expand with the addition of three more industrial units … Continue reading

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LSH relaunches large office portfolio

Posted on by John Cronin

Commercial property agents Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) have been instructed to market one of the largest office properties in the Commercial Estates Group (CEG) portfolio. CEG recently purchased several commercial properties from the administrators of the collapsed Kenmore property group. Kenmore … Continue reading

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The Shard becomes Britain’s tallest building

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The Shard London Bridge tower this week became Britain’s tallest building. Construction on the development is still underway but the core has now moved higher than the previous tallest building – One Canada Square at Canary Wharf. The landmark Canary … Continue reading

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Friargate offices scheme unveiled

Posted on by John Cronin

A revised masterplan for a large scale office development in the centre of Coventry was unveiled to the public last night. Developers behind the controversial Friargate scheme, that is proposed for a site next to Coventry railway station, presented their … Continue reading

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Building society leases more Coventry floor space

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The Coventry Building Society has taken on more office space in one of the biggest office lettings deals seen in the city in 2010. Having agreed a 15-year lease, the Coventry Building Society has taken 24,000 sq ft of the available … Continue reading

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The Apprentice blog: Episode 8

Posted on by Nell Frizzell

And so, there are eight remaining figures fighting for a six figure salary. Instead of simply ringing up a recruitment agency, like most sane-minded CEOs, Lord Sugarpuff is still insisting on finding his new teasmaid via television humiliation. Well, we … Continue reading

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Council backs down in tussle over Tunbridge Wells offices

Posted on by John Cronin

Tunbridge Wells Council has stepped aside in a growing row over an available office building in the town to allow an insurance company to buy it. Tunbridge Wells Council had originally planned to relocate staff from various local offices into … Continue reading

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Serviced offices company takes Glasgow floor space

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A serviced offices company has signed up for two floors of a premium office building in the centre of Glasgow. Serviced offices provider i2 Office, a relatively new company to the market, has agreed to let floors 1 and 2 … Continue reading

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Former ICI office block set for demolition

Posted on by John Cronin

A large office block in County Durham that was once used by chemical conglomerate ICI is set to be demolished. Billingham House (pictured – credit) is a large, multi-storey office building that was once the headquarters for chemicals company ICI. … Continue reading

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