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Phoenix Wharf brings a taste of Somerset to London for client Yeo Valley

June 28, 2019
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Phoenix Wharf  brings a taste of Somerset to London for client Yeo Valley

Leading organic dairy brand Yeo Valley has teamed up with Bristol-based creative agency Phoenix Wharf to open its first outlet in London. The two-storey café, shop and workspace on Queensway – between Hyde Park and Notting Hill – acts as a showcase for Blagdon-based Yeo Valley in the capital  a...

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Mayor considers workplace parking charges to pay for sustainable mass transit system

June 21, 2019
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Mayor considers workplace parking charges to pay for sustainable mass transit system

A workplace parking levy scheme could be introduced by Bristol City Council to fund its planned mass transit scheme, Mayor Marvin Rees said this week as he outlined measures aimed at limiting the impact of climate change on the city. In a speech to coincide with Clean Air Day,...

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Property developers spark flex-space race as co-working trend continues to build

June 21, 2019
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Property developers spark flex-space race as co-working trend continues to build

Flexible office space is set to double in Bristol over the next five years, according to research from global property consultants JLL – but it says the trend is not just about co-working’. The flex-space market is expanding rapidly in the city, with new entrants such as London-based Runway...

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Airbnb World Cup windfall ‘just not cricket’ says hotel association as it lobbies for short-let regulations

June 21, 2019
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Airbnb World Cup windfall ‘just not cricket’ says hotel association as it lobbies for short-let regulations

Unregulated short-term lets and private properties listed on Airbnb in Bristol have delivered a £800,000 blow to the city’s hotels and B&Bs during the Cricket World Cup, according to their pressure group. The Bristol Hoteliers Association, which represents 40 hotels in the city providing more than 4,000 beds for tourists and business guests,...

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Work underway to build affordable homes on site of former Bristol swimming baths

June 14, 2019
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Work underway to build affordable homes on site of former Bristol swimming baths

Demolition of Speedwell Swimming Baths has started following a deal between a building firm and a housing association to provide much-needed affordable homes for East Bristol. Bath-based Crossman Homes is re-developing the high-profile site on Whitefield Road with Yarlington Housing Group.  Bristol City Council has allocated £1,860,000 to Yarlington...

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Bristol well placed to combat high street meltdown, says major report, but shops will still close

June 14, 2019
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Bristol well placed to combat high street meltdown, says major report, but shops will still close

Bristol has been named as the UK’s second most resilient city in the fight for retail survival now gripping the country’s high streets and town centres. However, it will only overcome the growing threat from online shopping and rapidly changing spending patterns by ‘repurposing’ much of its retail heart,...

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Developer snaps up landmark Old Market site for £175m mixed-use scheme

June 13, 2019
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Developer snaps up landmark Old Market site for £175m mixed-use scheme

A £175m mixed-use scheme that includes modern workspace, new homes, an apart-hotel, cafes and restaurants could be built on a landmark site close to Bristol city centre. London-based property developer First Base has acquired the 2.25-acre site in Old Market for its first South West project.  The site, to...

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Trio of senior promotions boost Colliers International’s Bristol office

June 10, 2019
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Trio of senior promotions boost Colliers International’s Bristol office

Global real estate advisor Colliers International has made three senior promotions in its Bristol office. Amy Brooksbank has been appointed an associate director in the parks, sports and marinas team while Ed Jefferson from its hotels agency and James Skelly, who works in the rating team, both become senior surveyors. Amy’s primary focus...

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Time to act over climate change is now, declares Bristol’s We The Curious science centre

June 7, 2019
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Time to act over climate change is now, declares Bristol’s We The Curious science centre

Bristol’s We The Curious has become the first science centre in the world to declare a climate emergency and pledge to become carbon neutral by 2030. Along with Bristol City Council and the University of Bristol, it is one of the first organisations in the city to make such...

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New growth phase for youth empowerment group Babbasa as it prepares to move to larger base

June 7, 2019
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New growth phase for youth empowerment group Babbasa as it prepares to move to larger base

Babbasa, the pioneering social enterprise that has supported hundreds of young people from Bristol’s inner city, is preparing for a new phase of growth as it moves to a new base. The organisation, which was launched in 2010 by founder Poku Osei, has since helped 1,600, 16-to-25 year olds...

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Agents appointed to market Finzels Reach speculative office building two years ahead of opening

June 7, 2019
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Agents appointed to market Finzels Reach speculative office building two years ahead of opening

Marketing has started of a speculative landmark office building in Bristol city centre as demand for prime space continues to outstrip supply. Called Halo, the 116,000 sq ft Grade A building on the site of the former Avon Fire & Rescue headquarters site has yet to receive planning permission. ...

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Networking opportunity to get up to speed on Bristol’s virtual office and co-working trends

June 7, 2019
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Networking opportunity to get up to speed on Bristol’s virtual office and co-working trends

The Bristol and West of England China Bureau will link up with co-working space Desklodge House to present the latest in its series of Pow Wow business networking opportunity. Guests will be briefed on the latest trends in virtual office and co-working and take a tour of Desklodge House’s latest creative space during the event on...

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Associate director joins LSH’s expanding industrial agency team in Bristol

June 6, 2019
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Associate director joins LSH’s expanding industrial agency team in Bristol

National property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has appointed a new associate director to its Bristol-based industrial agency team as part of its expanding national offer. Byron Hammond, pictured, joins the team with more than nine years’ experience in providing disposal and acquisitions services to a broad range of industrial...

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