Property

Nash Partnership work recognised in shortlist for prestigious planning awards

April 17, 2014
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Nash Partnership work recognised in shortlist for prestigious planning awards

Two projects by Bath-based built environment planning and design practice Nash Partnership have been shortlisted for the national Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Awards for Planning Excellence. The St Paul’s scheme in Cheltenham, pictured right, a consultation-led masterplan for Cheltenham Borough Homes, is a finalist in the ‘Exemplary Planning to Deliver Housing’ category. The...

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Iconic Bath pub The Boater ready for relaunch following major refurbishment work

April 17, 2014
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Iconic Bath pub The Boater ready for relaunch following major refurbishment work

Historic Bath pub The Boater is to re-open next week following a multi-million pound refurbishment by owners, London brewery Fuller, Smith & Turner. The 200-year-old Argyle Street pub is undergoing a complete interior transformation to create four unique bars and three distinctive dining areas. It will also feature specially- commissioned artwork by renowned Bristol-based...

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Superfast broadband helps construction group build a stronger business

April 16, 2014
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Superfast broadband helps construction group build a stronger business

IT company Systemagic, which has offices in Bath and Trowbridge, has helped local construction firm Halsall improve efficiency by overcoming poor communication links between its head office and building sites. At any one time Halsall, which works mainly in the residential, health and education sectors, can be operating on up to 15 sites –...

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Bath’s reputation for high-end retail enhanced by arrival of first Anthropologie shop outside London

April 10, 2014
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Bath’s reputation for high-end retail enhanced by arrival of first Anthropologie shop outside London

Anthropologie, the upmarket American homeware and fashion retailer, has confirmed it is to open its Bath store at the end of May – its fifth British outlet and first outside the capital. It will move into the former Habitat store on New Bond Street following a reported £2m refurbishment of the 8,700 sq ft...

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Bath office relocation for Maplecroft points to need for more prime offices in city

April 10, 2014
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Bath office relocation for Maplecroft points to need for more prime offices in city

Global risk analytics and forecasting firm Maplecroft is relocating its Bath-based UK headquarters in a move that property agents say reflects the strength of the city’s rapidly-recovering office market. The world-leading firm has taken the final two floors at the recently refurbished Cambridge House in the city centre – leaving the city short of...

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West’s logistics industry drives ahead as confidence returns but concerns remain over low margins

April 3, 2014
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West’s logistics industry drives ahead as confidence returns but concerns remain over low margins

Confidence has accelerated in the South West’s logistics sector as the economy continues to recover, according to a new survey – but pressure on margins remains a challenge. The region’s logistics firms signalled a bounce back in confidence last year after tough trading conditions in 2012. Now, in the latest UK Logistics Confidence Index...

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Construction recovery helps put Wincanton on road to growth

April 3, 2014
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Construction recovery helps put Wincanton on road to growth

The recovery in the building industry has delivered a boost to Wincanton, the Chippenham-based logistics group, along with better trading conditions in other sectors in which it is involved. In a trading update released to the London Stock Exchange today, the group said the more buoyant UK construction industry, which it highlighted in its...

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Back our plan to create 25,000 jobs, LEP tells Government as it sets out blueprint for growth

March 31, 2014
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Back our plan to create 25,000 jobs, LEP tells Government as it sets out blueprint for growth

The blueprint for job creation and economic growth in Bath and the West of England was unveiled this morning with a clear message to the Government – come and back our vision for success. The Strategic Economic Plan identifies the city-region’s key growth sectors and sets out 122 ways that growth can be accelerated....

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New addition to Knight Frank’s West property asset management as demand increases

March 28, 2014
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New addition to Knight Frank’s West property asset management as demand increases

Commercial property consultant Knight Frank has expanded its property asset management department in the South West to meet growing demand across the region. Jo Crofts, pictured, formerly an associate in the office agency, has joined the team, which manages key industrial, office and retail buildings in an area covdering Bath and stretching from Swindon...

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£30m finance deal with Lloyds funds major growth at Bath Spa University

March 26, 2014
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£30m finance deal with Lloyds funds major growth at Bath Spa University

Bath Spa University has secured a £30m finance package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking to help support the next phase of its estates development strategy on its main Newton Park site. The bank has provided the funding under the Government’s Funding for Lending scheme, which offers customers discounts of 1% for the life of...

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