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New offices planned above Farringdon Crossrail platforms

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TRANSPORT For London (TFL) has announced that workspace provider HB Reavis will build seven storeys of high quality office space above the brand new Elizabeth Line platforms at Farringdon station in London. The deal will see a new 138,000 sq … Continue reading

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Former Raleigh head office becomes England’s 400,000th listed building

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THE FORMER head office of the Raleigh Bicycle Company has been recognigsed with a Grade II listing and become the 400,000th property on the National Heritage List for England. The purpose-built head office for Raleigh in Nottingham is one of … Continue reading

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Open-plan office workers are more active, research says

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NEW research from the US says that open-plan office workers are more active. The study by academics at the University of Arizona also found that workers in an open-plan setting are less stressed than those in cubicles. Data from 231 … Continue reading

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Victorian Liverpool office building to become a hotel

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A VICTORIAN office building in Liverpool city centre is to be turned into a new hotel. The Russell Building at the junction of School Lane and Peter’s Lane has been largely left empty since the internal office space was modernised … Continue reading

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Former Newport post sorting office to deliver new office space

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A FORMER Royal Mail sorting office in Newport looks set to be turned into 50,000 sq ft of new office space. Newport Council’s Planning Committee has backed a proposal by developer Garrison Barclay Estates to transform the property at 22-29 … Continue reading

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New office development in Bath gets outline planning permission

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LOCAL planners in Bath have given outline planning permission for a new development which will create 20,000 sqm of new Grade A office space. The Bath Quays North scheme is part of the council’s wider flagship Bath Quays regeneration project which will … Continue reading

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City of London approves Cheesegrater 2

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A FIFTY-SIX storey skyscraper has been approved by the City of London Corporation. The Planning and Transportation Committee gave the green light to the new development in Leadenhall Street earlier this month. Lai Sun Development Company’s new 263 metre tall building, … Continue reading

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London Fire Brigade attends charity office building blaze in Pimlico

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THREE hundred people were evacuated today as the London Fire Brigade attended a fire a an office building in Pimlico, London. Fire crews from Lambeth, Chelsea, Clapham, and Brixton fire stations attended the scene after a call was made to … Continue reading

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New business centre launched in Gracechurch Street, London

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A NEW business centre in the City of London has had its official launch event after opening earlier this month. The serviced offices from Orega at 70 Gracechurch Street have capacity for up to 400 people. The 26,000 sq ft … Continue reading

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Historic Edinburgh offices with royal connection up for sale

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HISTORIC offices in a country house six miles from the centre of Edinburgh are up for sale or lease. A-Listed Baberton House traces its history back to 1622 and is able to boast of impressive royal connections. The 17th century … Continue reading

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