Property

Bath tourism chief hails new Apex Hotel as key to ‘repositioning’ city for conference market

October 20, 2017
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Bath tourism chief hails new Apex Hotel as key to ‘repositioning’ city for conference market

Bath’s newly opened Apex Hotel is a game-changer for the city, allowing it to compete seriously in the conference market for the first time, according to Visit Bath chief executive David James. Speaking at the hotel’s official opening this week, he said its purpose-built conference facilities, which have capacity for 400 delegates, meant Bath could...

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Bathscape Landscape Partnership appoints architect as new chair

October 20, 2017
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Bathscape Landscape Partnership appoints architect as new chair

Andrew Grant, founder and director of Bath-based landscape architect Grant Associates, has been appointed chair of Bathscape Landscape Partnership, the organisation that aims to benefit the city’s unique landscape for people, communities and heritage. Bath resident Andrew, pictured, who is also co-founder of community arts event Forest of Imagination, will help shape the future...

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Bath On Ice prepares for bigger freeze after winning permission to extend Christmas rink

October 20, 2017
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Bath On Ice prepares for bigger freeze after winning permission to extend Christmas rink

Bath’s popular festive ice rink is to be nearly 50% bigger this Christmas after its expansion plans were approved by councillors. The increase from 494 sq m to 720 sq m will enable operator Bath on Ice to accommodate up to 240 people per session on the rink. It will also be lit up...

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Former Chelsea marketing boss takes up chief commercial officer role at Bath Rugby

October 20, 2017
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Former Chelsea marketing boss takes up chief commercial officer role at Bath Rugby

Bath Rugby has appointed Ben Wells as chief commercial officer to oversee all business-related activities of the club, including the marketing, commercial and operations departments, as well as performing a key role in the stadium redevelopment project team. At the same time managing director Tarquin McDonald has become chief executive, reflecting the development of his role...

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Chancellor needs to lift confidence in Budget, Business West warns as inflation hits five-year high

October 17, 2017
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Chancellor needs to lift confidence in Budget, Business West warns as inflation hits five-year high

Bath firms are looking for Chancellor Philip Hammond to deliver a shot in the arm and lift confidence in next month’s Budget following this week’s rise in inflation, according to the region’s largest business group. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose to 3% in September, according to today’s official figures – taking it to...

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Bath Spa University’s ‘stunning’ Green Park House in running for national property award

October 13, 2017
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Bath Spa University’s ‘stunning’ Green Park House in running for national property award

Bath Spa University’s landmark Green Park House student accommodation building is to go head to head with 11 other regeneration projects from across the UK in the final of a major national property award scheme. The 461-bed purpose-built scheme, pictured, which replaced the derelict former Green Park residential care home opposite Green Park station, won...

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Bath Business Blog: TV property expert and Celebrity Jungle campmate Martin Roberts. The new meaning of care in the workplace

October 13, 2017
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Bath Business Blog: TV property expert and Celebrity Jungle campmate Martin Roberts. The new meaning of care in the workplace

Years ago the limits to employee care were probably checking with HR why they weren’t at their desk if they were ill and sending them an annual Christmas card.  But this is 2017, and I believe any employer now has a much wider responsibility to monitor and react to the physical and mental state...

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Early result for Bath’s new Apex Hotel as it secures partnership with Bath Rugby

October 12, 2017
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Early result for Bath’s new Apex Hotel as it secures partnership with Bath Rugby

Bath’s recently opened £35m Apex Hotel has marked its arrival in the city by announcing a season-long partnership with Bath Rugby.  The four-star hotel – the city’s largest – announced its new role as the club’s official hotel partner at this year’s Bath Rugby shirt sponsor dinner, which was held in its events space....

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Enlightened Bath firms line up to compete for region’s Happiest Workplace award

October 6, 2017
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Enlightened Bath firms line up to compete for region’s Happiest Workplace award

Four firms from the Bath area are going head to head to win the title of the happiest workplace in the West of England. Circle Bath Hospital, Occam DM, Backslash Build and M2 Bespoke – last year’s Bath winner – are competing against 10 other businesses from across the region for the accolade.  Now...

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Veteran Bath property agent to retire after more than 30 years working in the city

October 6, 2017
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Veteran Bath property agent to retire after more than 30 years working in the city

Bath property agent John Mulholland is to retire after more than three decades working in the city, during which he has handled some of the area’s biggest developments.   John, pictured, who was based originally at chartered surveyor King Sturge’s office in Bath, has helped build an impressive portfolio of clients in the city,...

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