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Redrow appoints new regional managing director to lead its South West developments

April 23, 2019
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Redrow appoints new regional managing director to lead its South West developments

Tim Stone has become national housebuilder Redrow Homes’ new regional managing director, a role in which he will oversee projects across the South West and South Wales. Tim, pictured, joined the firm four years ago as regional director of its South Wales division, based in Cardiff, before being promoted to managing director in 2017. ...

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‘Fly local’ plea from Bristol Airport as environmental cost of using London airports soars

April 4, 2019
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‘Fly local’ plea from Bristol Airport as environmental cost of using London airports soars

Air passengers from the South West using London airports instead of flying from Bristol are creating carbon emissions equivalent to more than 15m gallons of petrol, a new survey shows. The research, commissioned by Bristol Airport, shows last year that road journeys to airports such as Heathrow and Gatwick from the South West and...

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Deadline looming for Swindon directors to enter region’s top boardroom awards

March 27, 2019
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Deadline looming for Swindon directors to enter region’s top boardroom awards

Swindon’s best business leaders have just a few days left to enter the South West’s most prestigious awards for boardroom excellence and enterprise. The deadline for entries to the prestigious Institute of Directors’ (IoD) South West Director of the Year Awards is midnight this Sunday.  With two new categories added this year – Young...

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Green light for Good Energy’s sustainable head office could generate new jobs

March 22, 2019
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Green light for Good Energy’s sustainable head office could generate new jobs

Renewable power firm Good Energy is to build a new sustainable headquarters that will enable it to continue to grow and recruit up to 100 more staff. The firm received planning consent from Wiltshire Council for the 31,748 sq ft building in Chippenham, pictured in a CGI, as well as a 255-space multi-storey car...

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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns in June

March 21, 2019
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Back and bigger than before – Business Showcase South West returns in June

Business Showcase South West – the region’s largest event of its kind – returns in June with the promise of an unparalleled range of seminars, workshops, speeches and networking opportunities. The event, the ninth since it launched in 2014, again takes place in Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium and will celebrate the best of innovation,...

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Alder King’s dominance of regional commercial property market comes of age with 18th annual title

March 5, 2019
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Alder King’s dominance of regional commercial property market comes of age with 18th annual title

Regional property consultancy Alder King, which has an office in Swindon, has retained its title as the South West’s ‘most active agent’ for the 18th year in succession. As well as winning the overall title, the firm also achieved what organisers of the annual property competition described as ‘unassailable’ leads for its activity in...

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New Women in Property chair vows to address diversity and help attract and retain female talent

February 28, 2019
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New Women in Property chair vows to address diversity and help attract and retain female talent

Women in Property, the group that creates opportunities and inspires change for women working in the property and construction industry, has appointed Ros Trotman as its new South West chair. Ros, pictured, is an expert in planning matters in the Bristol office of Swindon-headquartered regional law firm Thrings and has been on Women in...

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CBI urges government to supercharge region’s broadband to avoid economy buffering

February 7, 2019
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CBI urges government to supercharge region’s broadband to avoid economy buffering

Firms across the West of England will be left on the wrong side of the ‘digital divide’ unless the government takes action to improve connectivity and pave the way for powerful 5G networks. The warning came today from the CBI, which fears that, with Brexit dominating the political landscape, the need for an all-important...

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Planning expert joins Lambert Smith Hampton’s South West office as director

February 4, 2019
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Planning expert joins Lambert Smith Hampton’s South West office as director

National property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has strengthened its South West team with the appointment of senior planning specialist Alan Pearce. Alan, pictured, joins LSH’s Bristol office as director of planning and development for the South West and Wales. In his new role he will focus on developing a full planning function across...

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New team head and associate for Knight Frank’s South West property asset management team

February 3, 2019
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New team head and associate for Knight Frank’s South West property asset management team

National commercial property consultancy Knight Frank has appointed Joanna Crofts as head of its property asset management team for the South West and South Wales while Jocelyn Hickling has joined as an associate. Joanna has worked at Knight Frank since 2004, joining as a graduate in the Bristol office agency team. In 2014 she...

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