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Chippenham office space on offer following extensive refurbishment

December 21, 2017
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Chippenham office space on offer following extensive refurbishment

High-quality office space has come onto the market in Chippenham following an extensive refurbishment of Bewley House.   The 21,485 sq ft town centre building, pictured – the former headquarters of North Wiltshire District Council – was acquired by Bath-based commercial property developer HPH in 2000 and has since become a popular location for...

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Associate director appointment strengthens LSH’s regional building consultancy team

December 15, 2017
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Associate director appointment strengthens LSH’s regional building consultancy team

National property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has boosted its South West building consultancy division with the appointment of David Bridges as an associate director. David, pictured, arrives after six years in LSH’s Northampton office, where he worked across the full spectrum of building consultancy services. He joined the firm as a graduate in...

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Swindon Business News photo gallery: Official opening of Beard’s Bristol office

December 12, 2017
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Swindon Business News photo gallery: Official opening of Beard’s Bristol office

Swindon-based construction firm Beard has officially opened its new Bristol office to coincide with the end of its 125th year of business. Beard, which also has offices in Oxford and Guildford, acquired Langford Lodge, a Victorian building in Clifton, two years ago. Previously occupied by international management and construction consultants Gleeds, Beard has completely...

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Economic forecast shows strong growth for South West over next three years

December 12, 2017
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Economic forecast shows strong growth for South West over next three years

The South West will be one of the UK’s fastest-growing regions over the next three years, according to new research. The region, with a growth rate of 1.7%, will lag behind the South East (2%) and the West Midlands (1.8%), but will still outperform Northern regions, Wales and Scotland. The analysis by accountancy firm...

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Good Energy looks for epic gain from new non-exec director who is so Moneysupermarket.com

December 7, 2017
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Good Energy looks for epic gain from new non-exec director who is so Moneysupermarket.com

The digital innovator credited with the success of Moneysupermarket.com is to join Chippenham-based renewable energy group Good Energy as an independent non-executive director. Tim Jones, chief information officer of Moneysupermarket.com Group, has more than 20 years’ experience in using digital to drive change in organisations. He is widely regarded as one of the UK’s top...

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Change at the top of South West CBI as regional chair quits early

December 6, 2017
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Change at the top of South West CBI as regional chair quits early

The CBI has appointed Susan Davy, chief financial officer of environmental infrastructure group Pennon Group, as the next chair of its South West region. Susan, pictured right, will replace Andrew Livingston, CEO of Yeovil-based DIY and building equipment supplier Screwfix, who is leaving the post early.  Andrew, pictured below, took over the role for...

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New funding bid goes in for Swindon’s long hoped-for town centre art gallery and museum

December 1, 2017
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New funding bid goes in for Swindon’s long hoped-for town centre art gallery and museum

A £12m bid to build an iconic new art gallery and museum in Swindon town centre – and trigger development of a new cultural quarter – has been submitted to the Heritage Lottery Fund. Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Trust, which is leading the bid process, has compiled nearly 800 pages of evidence to...

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Swindon firm plans major battery storage plant for former town depot site

December 1, 2017
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Swindon firm plans major battery storage plant for former town depot site

One of the UK’s largest battery-based electricity storage sites could be developed in Swindon under plans drawn up by local firm Public Power Solutions (PPS). The company, wholly owned by Swindon Borough Council, has submitted a planning application to build the facility on the former Mannington Depot.  It said the scheme would provide the...

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Government’s Industrial Strategy ‘could deliver boost for Swindon’s economy’

December 1, 2017
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Government’s Industrial Strategy ‘could deliver boost for Swindon’s economy’

Swindon’s economy could benefit from aspects of the government’s long-awaited Industrial Strategy, announced this week, two key figures in the town’s business community have said. But there was also disappointment at the lack of detail in some of initiatives and a need for more engagement with the business community.  Ian Larrard, director of the...

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Eden Project partnership sparks move into battery storage market for Good Energy

December 1, 2017
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Eden Project partnership sparks move into battery storage market for Good Energy

Good Energy, the Chippenham-based renewable energy firm, has made its first move into the fast-growing battery storage market through a partnership with the Eden Project. The firm said the move, which will bring environmental and financial benefits to the ‘green’ Cornish tourist attraction, will take it one step closer to its purpose of “powering...

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