Monthly Archives: October 2011

Councillors give the green light to Hounslow Octopus

Posted on by Rob Powell

AN ICONIC new office building has been given planning consent by councillors in Hounslow. The 50 metre tall development will be built on a derelict site at Chiswick Roundabout, next to the M4. It has already been dubbed the “Octopus” … Continue reading

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Muse chosen for Basing View redevelopment

Posted on by John Cronin

Regeneration specialists Muse Developments has been chosen as the key developer for a £200m scheme in Basingstoke. Muse is to work in partnership with Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council to redevelop the 65-acre Basing View business park. Basing View was developed … Continue reading

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Alba Centre nears full occupancy after latest letting

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The latest letting at the Alba Centre, Livingston has seen the occupancy rate at the office complex pass 90%. Miller Developments has announced that it has secured a five-year lease on 6,300 sq ft of office space with web-filtering company … Continue reading

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Tate & Lyle letting is sweet news for developer

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Developer UK & European has secured Tate & Lyle as the first occupier of floor space at its One Kingsway scheme. UK & European has secured its first office tenant at the One Kingsway building (pictured – website). The only … Continue reading

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Asda opens second Leeds office at The Mint

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Supermarket giant Asda has officially opened a second office base in Leeds, the home city of the company. On Wednesday Asda CEO Andy Clarke presided over an official opening event of new company offices at The Mint building at Holbeck … Continue reading

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Objections over plans to demolish Sheffield office building

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Plans to demolish a well-known office building in Sheffield have received objections from locals who believe it should be renovated. Hambleton House, (pictured) is the former headquarter offices the Sheffield-based South Yorkshire Transport Passenger Executive (SYPTE). The offices have remained … Continue reading

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Startup City concept floated for Silicon Roundabout

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Designers have floated proposals for a new office development in London’s Old Street. Startup City would be an new addition to what’s become known as Silicon Roundabout, offering configurable office space to tech startups with a new enclosed public space … Continue reading

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Carillion awarded major Manchester office project

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Construction company Carillion has been awarded a contract to build a significant new office development in the centre of Manchester. Beating off competition from the likes of BAM Construction and Kier Group, Carillion has been chosen to build a speculative … Continue reading

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Scottish Natural Heritage HQ office space comes to market

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Empty office space at the headquarters of Scottish Natural Heritage is to be made available to commercial tenants. Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) is to make available vacant floorspace within its award-winning headquarters building on a commercial basis for the first … Continue reading

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Work starts on ‘greenest building in Chippenham’

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Following a pre-let agreement work has now started on a £2m energy-efficient office building in Chippenham. Having a secured a pre-let agreement developers Summerfield are now pressing ahead with the final office building (artists impression pictured) at Methuen Park, Chippenham. … Continue reading

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