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Former aircraft factory building fully let after landing removals business as tenant

May 26, 2016
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Former aircraft factory building fully let after landing removals business as tenant

A mixed-use scheme on the outskirts of Swindon is now fully let for the first time following the arrival of local removals and storage company A Luckes & Son. The firm has taken the last available unit at Berkeley House on the South Marston Business Park. The large building was originally part of the...

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Roofing firm looking for growth in North of England after appointing regional manager

May 26, 2016
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Roofing firm looking for growth in North of England after appointing regional manager

Lightweight steel roofing company Metrotile UK has appointed David Padmore as regional manager for the North of England. David Padmore, pictured, who has worked in the roofing industry for 32 years, will be responsible for developing business opportunities for the Chippenham-based firm in an area north of Stoke and the Humber and to Scottish...

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Alder King takes the lead in Business Green Week

May 26, 2016
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Alder King takes the lead in Business Green Week

West of England property consultancy Alder King’s Swindon office is to join its other bases in a project to work towards a more sustainable future. The firm is sponsoring this year’s Business Green Week, which encourages firms across the region to become more aware of their impact on the environment and take action to...

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Steel tile roof gives new lease of life to leaky Welsh visitor centre

May 20, 2016
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Steel tile roof gives new lease of life to leaky Welsh visitor centre

Chippenham-based lightweight steel roofing company Metrotile UK has come to the rescue of a South Wales countryside park whose visitor centre suffered from leaks every time it rained. The previous porous roof tiles on the Parc Bryn Bach building in Blaenau Gwent had let water into the café area. But now the popular lakeside...

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Showcase of innovation, creativity and enterprise gets underway today

May 17, 2016
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Showcase of innovation, creativity and enterprise gets underway today

Business Showcase South West – the region’s largest event of its kind – is taking place today at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium with the city’s Bloodhound Supersonic Car one of the star attractions. The free-to-visit event will also hear from the Bloodhound’s driver Wing Commander Andy Green OBE as one of the keynote speakers...

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Leading economist to set the scene as Swindon’s Economic Question Time debate returns for second year

May 16, 2016
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Leading economist to set the scene as Swindon’s Economic Question Time debate returns for second year

Business leaders from Swindon and across Wiltshire are invited to hear a leading economist share his views on the UK’s prospects and put questions to a panel of experts at an Economic Question Time debate next month. HSBC Bank head of economics Mark Berrisford-Smith will discuss the local, national and global outlook at the...

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Historic Calne town centre site with redevelopment potential comes onto market

May 16, 2016
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Historic Calne town centre site with redevelopment potential comes onto market

A former social club has come onto the market offering a rare opportunity to redevelop a high-profile site in Calne town centre. The Grade II listed Woodlands Social Club is thought to have been used as the town’s original fire station and then as the social and welfare club for Calne’s iconic Harris bacon...

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Growth continues at Withy King’s residential property team with new associate appointment

May 16, 2016
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Growth continues at Withy King’s residential property team with new associate appointment

Solicitor Sarah Thomson has joined regional law firm Withy King’s expanding residential property team in Wiltshire. Sarah, pictured, who has 16 years’ experience working in residential property, has been appointed to Withy King’s Marlborough office as an associate. She previously worked for Awdry Bailey & Douglas, based in its Chippenham office. Sarah’s appointment continues...

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Showcase of region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise returns next week bigger than ever

May 12, 2016
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Showcase of region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise returns next week bigger than ever

The successful Business Showcase South West returns tomorrow to again celebrate the best of the region’s innovation, creativity and enterprise. The event, the largest of its kind in the South West, takes place at the newly redeveloped Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol, meaning it will be even bigger. Delegates from Swindon and Wiltshire are invited...

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Four promotions at Bilfinger GVA’s regional office bolsters its client-facing teams

May 9, 2016
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Four promotions at Bilfinger GVA’s regional office bolsters its client-facing teams

Commercial property adviser Bilfinger GVA has made four promotions in its South West office as it looks to strengthen its client-facing teams during a period of sustained growth. Tim Scruton, who heads the regional building team, becomes senior director while James Craven, a specialist in PRS (private rented sector) is promoted to director within...

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