Monthly Archives: February 2011

Shock as Windsor offices scheme receives go-ahead

Posted on by John Cronin

Local residents are said to be shocked at the news that a controversial offices scheme in Windsor has been approved. The controversial plans to redevelop the former Rank Hovis McDougall headquarters in Windsor were reviewed in late December, 2010 by … Continue reading

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GVA to market Warrington business park

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Property surveyors and agents GVA have been appointed joint marketing agents at the Lingley Mere Business Park in Warrington. Acting alongside Manchester-based chartered surveyors Edwards & Co, GVA will look to secure new tenants for the business park (pictured – … Continue reading

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Liverpool Science Centre launches

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A private equity company specialising in commercial property has launched the first phase of the new Liverpool Science Centre. Investors Gresham House plc are now seeking tenants for their speculative scheme located at the former Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK) premises … Continue reading

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Manchester United score in Mayfair

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Top Premier League team Manchester United are about to make their latest signing, although this time office space is the target. Market reports indicate that the London-based sponsorship department of the football club have outgrown their existing offices in Pall … Continue reading

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BAM gets permission for Leeds office block

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Property developers BAM Construct UK have received planning permission for a multi-storey office block in Leeds. BAM has secured planning permission for a second office at its Latitude scheme in the West End of Leeds. Permission has been granted for … Continue reading

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Plans for Old Duchy Palace

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An historic building in Cornwall could reopen next year as a mixed-use scheme if hoped-for funding is received. The Old Duchy Palace in Lostwithiel (pictured) is a Grade 1 Listed palace and is one of the most historically important buildings … Continue reading

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Regional offices profitable for Bruntwood

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A family owned commercial property company with office schemes in the Midlands and the north has reported another profitable financial year. Manchester-based Bruntwood has this morning published its latest financial results for the year ending September 2010 and again the … Continue reading

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Demolition for eyesore office block in Gateshead

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A long-standing, eyesore office block in Gateshead is surplus to requirements and is now being demolished. Tyne Bridge Tower (pictured) is a 1960’s, 13-storey office block that has stood empty for nearly 6 years. The unattractive, concrete tower is considered … Continue reading

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Investor splashes out on Ship Canal House

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A Lancashire based commercial property investment company has added to its portfolio with the purchase of a significant, Grade A, Manchester office block. Investment company HIMOR Group has purchased the Ship Canal House offices in King Street, Manchester, for nearly … Continue reading

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Google’s beach inspired offices revealed

Posted on by Rob Powell

Photographs have surfaced of Google’s colourful new office in central London. Designed by London-based architects, Scott Brownrigg, the interior design takes its inspiration from Brighton beach, with deck chairs, beach huts and huge posters of Brighton pier. The doorways from … Continue reading

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