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Former council offices to be converted to hotel

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COUNCIL offices in a Devon mansion are to be converted in to a new hotel. Planning permission has been granted for Oldway Mansion in Paington to be turned in to a 57-bed four star hotel. The imposing property was built … 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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Brighton Astoria office plans approved

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A former cinema in Brighton is set to demolished and replaced with offices after planning officers approved the scheme. The former Astoria cinema in Gloucester Place, Brighton is to be demolished and replaced with a six-storey, “media hub” development (pictured). … Continue reading

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Office plans for former Newcastle bar

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Developers have submitted plans for an office development on the site of a former bar in the Quayside area of Newcastle. Owners of the former Stereo Bar, Tokyo Industries, want to demolish the existing building and replace with it a … Continue reading

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Major Aberdeen office scheme gets go-ahead

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Plans for a large, controversial office scheme at the site of an historic church in Aberdeen have been approved. Stewart Milne Developments have been granted conditional planning consent for their £40m Triple Kirks development (pictured). Triple Kirks is a well-known Aberdeen … Continue reading

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Glasgow’s Copenhagen Building to be completed

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A stalled office development in the heart of Glasgow looks set to be completed by the end of the year as contractors move back on site. Construction work at the speculative Copenhagen Building (pictured) was put on hold last year when … Continue reading

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First tenant for revamped former CIS offices

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A first letting has been secured at a speculative scheme in former CIS offices in Manchester. Agents Matthews and Goodman, acting on behalf of landlords AXA Real Estate, have secured the initial letting at the 55 Portland Street office redevelopment. Languages … Continue reading

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Former Birmingham rock venue reopens as offices

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A former live rock music venue in Birmingham that suffered a major fire several years ago has been converted into a speculative office scheme. The famous Edwards No 8 venue had previously hosted live performances from rock bands such as … Continue reading

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Savills instructed to market Express Building

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Agents Savills have received instructions to market the iconic Express Building office scheme in Manchester city centre. The striking Express Building (pictured – source) in Great Ancoats Street, Manchester was the former northern headquarters of the Daily Express newspaper and … Continue reading

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Future of war graves HQ uncertain

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The future of a landmark office block in Maidenhead remains uncertain after an application for listed status was declined. The imposing Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Headquarters building (pictured) is the subject of redevelopment plans. The CWGC consider the offices … Continue reading

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