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£1m investment to spark more growth at Swindon kitchen firm Manor Interiors

July 31, 2015
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£1m investment to spark more growth at Swindon kitchen firm Manor Interiors

Bespoke kitchen specialist Manor Interiors is to boost production at its Swindon manufacturing plant by 50% after investing £1m in new hi-tech machinery. The increased capacity will create up to six jobs and enable Manor to expand its contracts business with some of the UK’s largest housebuilders as well as growing its network of...

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Tileflair opens Swindon trade counter after long search for suitable outlet

July 31, 2015
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Tileflair opens Swindon trade counter after long search for suitable outlet

Tile retailer Tileflair has acquired a unit on the Equity Trade Centre in Stratton St Margaret – ending a long search for an outlet in the Swindon area. The Bristol-based firm has bought 3,900 sq ft Unit 16, which was previously occupied by Zanussi Appliance World. Managing director Matthew Johnson said: “This will be...

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Imagine Cruising sails over M4 into Dolby’s prestigious Wootton Bassett head office

July 31, 2015
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Imagine Cruising sails over M4 into Dolby’s prestigious Wootton Bassett head office

Fast-growing Swindon specialist holiday firm Imagine Cruising is moving across the M4 to larger offices in Royal Wootton Bassett. The firm, which has expanded rapidly since its launch four years ago, has taken over the first floor in sound engineer Dolby’s showpiece Portland House office on the Interface Business Park. Emirates-owned Dnata Travel acquired...

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TH White helps bring revolutionary battery technology to UK

July 31, 2015
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TH White helps bring revolutionary battery technology to UK

An innovative battery that charges with electricity generated from solar panels is to make its first UK appearance thanks to Wiltshire agricultural equipment and construction material supplier TH White. The Tesla Powerwall is set to revolutionise how buildings use energy as it will allow homes to store solar energy generated during the day to...

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Chippenham arts centre upgrade project for Swindon building firm Beard

July 24, 2015
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Chippenham arts centre upgrade project for Swindon building firm Beard

Swindon construction firm Beard has started refurbishment work to transform Chippenham’s Grade II-listed Neeld Hall into a community and arts centre. Beard is working with Chippenham Town Council and Bristol-based Quattro Design Architects on the design-and-build project on the hall, which was built in 1850 as an extension to the Town Hall. The hall...

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Support our independents to avoid us becoming a clone town, says Chippenham BID

July 23, 2015
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Support our independents to avoid us becoming a clone town, says Chippenham BID

Chippenham residents and visitors to the town are being urged to support its privately owned shops as part of national Independent Retailer Month. Nearly half the retail units in the town are independently owned – reflecting a growing trend across the South West in particular for smaller, locally owned stores to set up and...

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Huge solar power farm near Swindon sold to global green energy giant

July 21, 2015
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Wroughton Airfield Solar Park, which will be one of the UK’s largest solar farms when it starts generating next year, has been sold by a company owned by Swindon Council and the Science Museum in a multi-million pound deal. The 165-acre project on the former Second World War RAF airfield near Swindon has been...

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Regional excellence award for £10m UTC Swindon building

July 17, 2015
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Regional excellence award for £10m UTC Swindon building

Swindon’s showpiece £10m UTC (University Technical College) has won the Best Educational Building category in the 2015 West of England Regional LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Building Excellence Awards. As a result, it is now shortlisted for the LABC grand finals which take place in November at London’s Lancaster Hotel. UTC Swindon had also...

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Warning to landlords to strengthen tenant checks after Budget changes

July 17, 2015
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Warning to landlords to strengthen tenant checks after Budget changes

Changes to the rental sector announced in last week’s Budget should make landlords extra vigilant when finding tenants, Swindon-based Tenant Screening is warning. Chancellor George Osborne cut the mortgage relief landlords can claim and at the same time raised the amount of tax-free income on renting a room. But Tenant Screening, which provides a...

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Strength of Swindon office market reflected in business park’s success in attracting final tenant

July 16, 2015
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Strength of Swindon office market reflected in business park’s success in attracting final tenant

The last remaining unit on a business park near Swindon has been let – proof, according to property consultants Alder King, of the strength of activity in the area’s office market. International construction, engineering and IT recruitment consultancy Magnus James has relocated from Cirencester to the Lakeside Business Park in South Cerney, taking the...

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