Property

Cancer charity offering a chance for Bristol businesses to take office space in its HQ

May 4, 2022
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Penny-Brohn-UK

Bristol firms have an opportunity to move into an impressive office building in the countryside on the city’s outskirts and know the rent they pay is directly supporting people with cancer. The space is being offered at Ham Green House in Pill, pictured, alongside the headquarters of Penny Brohn...

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‘Homecoming’ for general manager as she checks in to launch city’s newest hotel

May 4, 2022
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‘Homecoming’ for general manager as she checks in to launch city’s newest hotel

The operator of Bristol’s newest hotel, the Clayton Hotel Bristol City, has appointed Alison Mansfield as general manager in a move she described as ‘like coming home’. Although originally from Dublin, Alison, pictured, centre, outside the hotel, has strong links Bristol and so was delighted when the 255-bedroom venue’s...

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Loungers shrugs off impact of Omicron at Christmas to serve up strong rebound in trading

April 29, 2022
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Loungers shrugs off impact of Omicron at Christmas to serve up strong rebound in trading

Bristol-based café-bar chain Loungers “significantly outperformed” the market over the past year, it said this week, despite Christmas trading being hit by the Omicron variant of Covid. The group, which operates 164 Lounge cafe-bars and 31 Cosy Club restaurant-bars, said in a trading update to shareholders that it recovered...

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Soaring energy bills sparking huge potential for solar, says fast-growing panel tech firm

April 29, 2022
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Soaring energy bills sparking huge potential for solar, says fast-growing panel tech firm

Solar technology provider Solarsense is forecasting a fourfold increase turnover within the next five years as rising energy prices and the drive towards energy independence boosts demand. The Backwell-headquartered firm, which grew revenues by 120% to £6m in the last financial year, believes rising demand for green power and...

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Former AXA global brand director joins Huboo as it gears up for further international expansion

April 29, 2022
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paulbennett

Fast-growing Bristol-headquartered fulfilment tech provider Huboo has appointed Paul Bennett as chief marketing officer to strengthen its brand profile and support its global roll out plans. Paul, pictured, is devising marketing strategies for four further international markets this year while aligning its brand messaging across all its territories.  Huboo has grown...

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Chance for social change start-ups to win a desk for a year in Bristol ethical business hub

April 29, 2022
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ethicalprop2

Start-ups committed to social change are being given the chance to win a desk at Bristol’s ground-breaking workspace Streamline at Paintworks. Streamline owner Ethical Property has launched a ‘Care to Share’ competition offering free office space for a year to a purpose and cause related start-up, giving it the...

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Busiest three months on record for city centre office market as Bristol bounces back from pandemic

April 22, 2022
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Busiest three months on record for city centre office market as Bristol bounces back from pandemic

Bristol’s city centre office market has achieved its highest first-quarter take-up figures on record, according to a new report, while also setting its best-ever headline rent. The remarkable bounce back after two years impacted by the pandemic is revealed in the latest research by the Bristol Office Agents Society,...

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England’s tallest wind turbine to be built in Bristol with funding from city-based investment firm

April 22, 2022
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England’s tallest wind turbine to be built in Bristol with funding from city-based investment firm

Bristol-based renewable energy investment company Thrive Renewables has provided a £4m loan to help build the country’s tallest wind turbine in its home city. With the funding now in place, the community interest company behind the scheme – Ambition Community Energy – can move ahead with its construction.  Groundwork...

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eFulfilment firm Huboo to create 400 jobs in new warehouse as its rapid expansion goes into overdrive

April 22, 2022
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eFulfilment firm Huboo to create 400 jobs in new warehouse as its rapid expansion goes into overdrive

Fast-growing eCommerce fulfilment company Huboo is to create more than 400 jobs under its latest expansion plans as it prepares to open a major new warehouse. The Bristol-headquartered firm, which increased its revenue by 124% in the year to January, is to occupy a new 106,000 sq ft building...

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Major traffic enforcement contract to monitor Bristol’s new Clean Air Zone won by city transport firm

April 21, 2022
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Major traffic enforcement contract to monitor Bristol’s new Clean Air Zone won by city transport firm

Specialist engineering firm SEA has been awarded a major contract for its traffic safety and enforcement system by Bristol City Council as it prepares to launch its Clean Air Zone in September. SEA, which has an office in Bristol, is to instal 49 of its ROADflow Fusion cameras at...

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Expansion in the pipeline for mechanical engineering firm after it appoints veteran executive

April 21, 2022
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Expansion in the pipeline for mechanical engineering firm after it appoints veteran executive

Bristol-based mechanical engineering specialist Cosgrove & Drew has appointed experienced West of England company director Bob Holt as its new chairman to help with its expansion plans. Mr Holt, pictured, a former director of Gloucestershire building contractor Mears Group and a serial investor, has also become a major shareholder...

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£3.5m government funding secured by Temple Bright to remove cladding at London housing scheme

April 21, 2022
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£3.5m government funding secured by Temple Bright to remove cladding at London housing scheme

Bristol and London law firm Temple Bright has achieved a £3.5m funding application for fire safety remediation work at a development in the capital, including removing and replacing its cladding. Completion of the grant funding agreement with the Greater London Authority enabled building contracts to be signed the following...

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Foot Anstey Bristol office trio made partners as firm looks ahead to further growth

April 19, 2022
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footanstey

Law firm Foot Anstey has promoted three of its Bristol-based lawyers – Rebecca Kibby, Mark Li and Christian Silk – into its partnership. Their appointments – along with those of John Catchpole from its Truro office and Exeter-based Adam McKenna – take effect from 1 May and will increase...

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