Property

Sainsbury’s puts Bath’s long-awaited creative hub on track with Green Park Station plan

November 18, 2011
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A much-needed centre for Bath’s burgeoning creative industries could be developed at Green Park Station as part of far-reaching plans announced today. Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has unveiled its plans for a major investment in the city’s Western Riverside area, opening it up the area to create employment, residential and community space and creating hundreds...

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Western Riverside developer Crest scoops housing accolade

November 15, 2011
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Crest Nicholson, the developer behind Bath's Western Riverside regeneration scheme, has been named Sustainable Housebuilder of the Year. The award recognises companies which demonstrate a real commitment to innovation in the housebuilding industry. Crest plans to build more than 2,000 homes on the 44-acre site as part of a £400m regeneration scheme.   Crest...

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Property: Final unit up for grabs at Trowbridge business centre

October 14, 2011
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The last vacant unit at Trowbridge’s Doric Business Centre is being marketed as an ideal base for a trade counter business. The 12-unit development, behind Islington Motors on Canal Road, is already home to mainly trade counter businesses and Colin Scragg of commercial agents Carter Jonas believes the remaining unit will fit the bill...

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Rent payments point to glimmer of hope on the high street

October 11, 2011
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Stronger-than-expected rent collection figures have helped buoy high street landlords ahead of the crucial Christmas trading season. Some 94% of retailers paid on time on quarter day – the day every three months when rents are due – up from 85% for the same quarter last year. The figure is a rare piece of...

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Unique event will place Bath at the centre of space

October 7, 2011
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Bath architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and consulting engineerings Buro Happold have teamed up to stage a unique event that will bring some of the best designers, directors, artists and thinkers in Europe to the city. The not-for-profit event, called Power in Space, will encourage debate among international designers and directorsand allow delegates to...

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Two decades plus in the making, the West’s science park is officially opened

September 26, 2011
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The Bristol & Bath Science Park was officially opened this morning, realising a long-held ambition to place the West of England at the forefront of innovation and technology. Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts, launched what its backers believe will become a new powerhouse for research and development, The 59-acre (24 hectare) site...

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Country house hotel goes on the market

September 16, 2011
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Hinton Grange Hotel, the 21-bedroom country hotel near Bath, has been put up for sale by agents Colliers International on behalf of LPA Receiver Jon Cookson. The hotel, which closed in July, is between Bath and the M4 and stands in around six acres of grounds that include a small lake. The agents are...

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New homes planning decision overturned on appeal

August 31, 2011
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Developer Cotswold Homes, based at Tormarton, has won a planning battle to build 10 three-bedroom town houses and two pairs of semi-detached three-bedroom homes on a  former North Somerset coach depot. CJH Land brokered the site’s sale with a view to replacing derelict commercial buildings at the former Starline coach depot in Clevedon with 14 new homes...

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Ambulance trust appoints GVA to property review

August 22, 2011
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Great Western Ambulance NHS Trust (GWAS) has appointed property advisors GVA to help it modernise its property estate. Chippenham-based GWAS’s 30 sites are spread across Bath and North East Somerset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and the West of England and range from state-of-the-art facilities to buildings nearing the end of their economic life. The trust wants...

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City named runner-up

April 11, 2011
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Bath has emerged as Britain’s second favourite small city in a new survey. It was pipped to the post by York in a poll of nearly 1,500 people for travel publisher Rough Guides. The survey has been published to coincide with the launch of the new Rough Guide to Yorkshire, although the firm insists...

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