Property

Triumph for Bath architects Hetreed Ross in building awards

July 18, 2013
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Bath architectural firm Hetreed Ross Architects is celebrating multiple successes at the West of England Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Awards where three of its projects were among the finalists. The firm’s timber-clad design for an extension to Fairfield Farm College in Dilton Marsh, near Westbury, won the Best Community Building award and was...

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Bath architects draw up plans to secure horse charity’s long-term future

July 10, 2013
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Bath architects draw up plans to secure horse charity’s long-term future

Ambitious plans aimed at safeguarding equestrian charity and visitor attraction HorseWorld have been drawn up by Bath architecture practice Stubbs Rich. The scheme would allow HorseWorld, the UK’s leading horse charity, to sell off part of its site, including its out-dated visitor centre, for housing – bringing in much-needed funds to secure its future...

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Al fresco dining plan for Kingsmead Square unveiled

July 8, 2013
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Al fresco dining plan for Kingsmead Square unveiled

Bath has taken a major step towards introducing a Continental-style cafe culture following a move by the city’s Business Improvement District (BID) to transform Kingsmead Square into an al fresco dining and performing arts space. The BID has officially lodged plans with Bath & North East Somerset Council following months of discussion with Kingsmead...

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Barclays provides funds for Kingswood School redevelopment

June 26, 2013
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Barclays provides funds for Kingswood School redevelopment

Bath’s Kingswood School has staged a topping-out ceremony for its new teaching block, the first phase of a major redevelopment funded by Barclays. Guest of honour at the event was CEO of Corporate Banking, Barclays, John Winter, along with Bath architects Mitchell Taylor and building contractors Beards. The bank has provided a funding package to...

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£10.3m state-of-the-art Frome health centre backed by Barclays

June 13, 2013
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£10.3m state-of-the-art Frome health centre backed by Barclays

Barclays Bank has supported the development of Frome’s ambitious new £10.3m health centre. The state-of-the-art primary care centre, some 10 years in the planning, is the result of the relocation of two existing surgeries in the town and the Beckington Family Practice. The 4,500 sq m building offers a wide range of health-related services...

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West housing market buoyed by Osborne’s Help-to-Buy scheme says housebuilder Redrow

June 12, 2013
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The Government’s controversial Help-to-Buy scheme, which aims to stimulate the housing market, is already boosting sales in Bath and across the West, according to housebuilder Redrow. It said take-up of the scheme, which helps buyers with low deposits obtain mortgages by underwriting the loan, has been stronger in the region than any other part...

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Trio of appointments at property agents Carter Jonas in Bath

June 6, 2013
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Property specialist Carter Jonas has appointed three new members of staff to its West valuation team. Rupert Williams joins as a senior associate and becomes one of four surveyors in the team based at the firm’s Bath office. A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Rupert was previously a partner in a...

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Upmarket Hunstrete House hotel sold for £5m to expanding group

May 29, 2013
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Upmarket Hunstrete House hotel sold for £5m to expanding group

Home Grown Hotels, the group behind The Pig chain of upmarket hotels, has bought Hunstrete House near Bath for £5m from von Essen Hotels founder Andrew Davis. The 18th century Georgian hotel has been closed for two years following the administration of the Bath-based von Essen group. Hunstrete House, set in about 70 acres,...

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Controversial Green Park budget hotel site back on market

May 29, 2013
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Controversial Green Park budget hotel site back on market

A high-profile Bath city centre site controversially earmarked for redevelopment as a budget hotel is back on the market. The 1.23-acre site at Green Park is being marketed as having “potential for comprehensive redevelopment for a variety of uses”. Bath-based architecture practice Nash Partnership has been commissioned to undertake a feasibility study to establish...

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Manchester scheme brings boost to Bath office of construction consultancy

May 29, 2013
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Manchester scheme brings boost to Bath office of construction consultancy

Edmond Shipway, the national construction consultancy with an office in Bath, has started work on site at a much-anticipated redevelopment project in Manchester. The firm was first appointed as cost manager by then developer UK Land and Property almost three years ago. Having been brought on board to manage enabling works worth £1.5m known...

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