Property

First homes go on show at Bath’s Western Riverside

March 7, 2012
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The transformation of Bath’s Western Riverside has reached another milestone with the launch of developer Crest Nicholson’s first three show apartments and a permanent marketing suite. More than 100 prospective buyers viewed the apartments at the launch of Liberty Gardens, which is made up of three buildings. The show units – a pair of...

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Trowbridge town centre leisure scheme set for approval

February 14, 2012
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A flagship redevelopment scheme which would transform the centre of Trowbridge could be approved by councillors tomorrow. The development of the former Tesco site would include a cinema – ending years of pleas by local people – and could also create 200 much-needed jobs following a spate of redundancies at nearby employers including Virgin...

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Property: Plant hire firm moves into key site

February 14, 2012
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Plant hire company Fork Rent has bought the former Hydrex Building at Hullavington, near Chippenham. The 4,550sq ft building has a workshop and stores with roller shutter doors and modern office accommodation. The 0.9130-acre site, a former railway station yard, has secure perimeter fencing and is less than 5 miles from junction 17 of...

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Bath’s Western Riverside scheme taking shape

February 2, 2012
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Development of the second phase of Bath’s long-awaited Western Riverside scheme is to go ahead thanks to a kick-start grant from the Homes and Communities Agency as part of the Government’s £420m Get Britain Building programme.  The scheme being developed by Crest Nicholson totals 2,000 units, including retail/commercial and recreational public provision, The first phase...

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Three-year modernisation programme booked in for historic Bath hotel

February 2, 2012
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One of Bath’s oldest hotels, The Abbey, is to be transformed into a mid-market boutique hotel under a three-year modernisation programme by its new owners. Husband-and-wife team Ian and Christa Taylor, both experienced hoteliers, bought the 60-bedroom, 3-star hotel in North Parade from small, independent hotel group Compass, which successfully ran it for 23...

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Plan for Bath’s creative and technology hub to go before Govt inspector

January 24, 2012
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Plans to develop a much-needed centre for Bath’s creative and technology firms are to go to before a Government planning inspector. Developer St James’s Investments (SJI) is working with Tesco to regenerate the historic Bath Press site on Lower Bristol Road as a mixed-use scheme with workshops and studios for creative businesses. SJI has...

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GEMS drops anchor in city centre

January 5, 2012
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Marine survey specialist GEMS has sealed a five-year agreement to take over the ground floor of Royal Mead, an office block opposite Bath Spa railway station. The deal, brokered by Colliers International, includes 6,852 sq ft of refurbished space together with nine secure car parking spaces GEMS (Geotechnical Engineering and Marine Surveys) provides geotechnical,...

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Bath housing market defies gloom to achieve rare rise in property values

December 30, 2011
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House prices in Bath have defied the slump and risen faster than those in almost all other UK towns and cities, new figures show today. Property values in the city rose by 5% in 2011, according to latest research by building society Nationwide. While that is a relatively small increase compared to housing boom...

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Agent brought in to promote three prime city centre shop units

December 30, 2011
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Bath & North East Somerset Council has appointed commercial property agents Williams Gunter Hardwick to let retail units in the historic city’s main shopping thoroughfare. The Bristol-based Williams Gunter Hardwick team is working with the council’s property services department and joint agents Carter Jonas to fill two prime units on Stall Street. It is...

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Online Christmas shopping boom triggers new demand for warehouses

December 28, 2011
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A major online retailer is poised to sign a deal for a large distribution warehouse in the West, part of a growing trend on the back of the dramatic rise in internet shopping this Christmas. Commercial property specialists Colliers International has witnessed similar developments across the country as shoppers increasingly hunt bargains on the...

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