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Alder King takes on fourth planner from Tetra Tech’s Bristol office in a month

June 1, 2021
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Alder King takes on fourth planner from Tetra Tech’s Bristol office in a month

Bristol-headquartered regional property consultancy Alder King has made another strategic appointment in its planning team. John Shakespear has joined the practice as a senior planner from Tetra Tech Planning in Bristol.  John, pictured, is the fourth planner to join Alder King from global consultancy Tetra Tech’s Bristol office in...

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Bristol’s much-needed new science and engineering centre takes shape as demand for space continues

May 28, 2021
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Bristol’s much-needed new science and engineering centre takes shape as demand for space continues

Specialist laboratory facilities, services and support for Bristol’s expanding science and engineering ecosystem have come a step closer as construction of the city’s £6m deep tech incubator passes the half-way mark. The 30,000 sq ft incubator in Old Market will house up to 250 highly skilled workers in the...

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£3.8m facelift for RWA will bring new light and inspiration to iconic building

May 28, 2021
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£3.8m facelift for RWA will bring new light and inspiration to iconic building

Bristol’s landmark Royal West of England Academy (RWA) building is to be transformed in a £3.8m project led by the city office of regional specialist building firm Beard. The Grade II* listed RWA on Whiteladies Road was Bristol’s first public art gallery when it opened in 1858 but is...

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Former unloved office basement rides to the top as UK’s best staff cycling facility

May 28, 2021
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Former unloved office basement rides to the top as UK’s best staff cycling facility

The basement of a 1970s Bristol city centre office block has been transformed into the UK’s highest-rated employee cycle area. Castlemead, opposite Castle Park and at 18-storeys Bristol’s tallest commercial building, is undergoing a £2.1m refurbishment, partly to prepare it for a commuting revolution likely to be sparked by...

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UWE Passivhaus scheme ‘will be game changer’ for student accommodation market

May 28, 2021
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UWE Passivhaus scheme ‘will be game changer’ for student accommodation market

One of the world’s largest student accommodation schemes built to low-energy Passivhaus standards is to be developed on UWE Bristol’s campus. Work on the 280,000 sq ft scheme – described as a game changer for the student accommodation market – will begin this September.  It has been  designed by...

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Major programme to help Bristol firms develop low-carbon and sustainable technology

May 27, 2021
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Major programme to help Bristol firms develop low-carbon and sustainable technology

A business support programme showing how small and medium-sized Bristol firms can benefit from sustainable innovation has been launched by world-leading business incubator SETsquared and the University of Bath. The three-year programme, which has been funded by the European Regional Development and available for firms based in the West...

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Saudi property firm’s £19m office deal completed by Foot Anstey’s Islamic finance team

May 26, 2021
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Saudi property firm’s £19m office deal completed by Foot Anstey’s Islamic finance team

Law firm Foot Anstey’s Bristol-based Islamic finance team has advised a Saudi-based management firm on its acquisition of an office block worth £19m. The 39,000 sq ft Grade A building in Brentwood, Essex, was bought by Sidra Capital, with Foot Anstey working on the deal from inception to completion. ...

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Partnership backed by Bristol firms to support businesses mulling staff ownership

May 26, 2021
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Partnership backed by Bristol firms to support businesses mulling staff ownership

A new partnership that includes national law firm TLT and ethical bank Triodos’s UK business – both based Bristol – is seeking to support growth of employee ownership. Backed by the Employee Ownership Association, the partnership will share its members’ collective insight and expertise on the benefits of staff...

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Rapid growth for firm that eases the way students pay their utility bills

May 21, 2021
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Rapid growth for firm that eases the way students pay their utility bills

Bristol-based utilities scale-up The Bunch has moved to new premises following a period of rapid expansion, despite the challenges brought by the pandemic. Founded in 2017 by then-student Elliott Herrod-Taylor, The Bunch consolidates household bills into one monthly payment for students.  This helps ease the stress around bills while...

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Upmarket motel brand to open its second venue near Bristol this summer

May 21, 2021
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Upmarket motel brand to open its second venue near Bristol this summer

Innovative roadside hotel brand Mollie’s Motel is to open its second base at Cribbs Causeway in July. The launch comes two years after Nick Jones, founder and CEO of London’s iconic restaurant chain and private members’ club group Soho House, debuted the American-inspired motel diner concept in Oxfordshire. The...

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New Bristol tech centre for French engineering firm as it powers ahead with Hinkley Point C contracts

May 21, 2021
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New Bristol tech centre for French engineering firm as it powers ahead with Hinkley Point C contracts

French engineering and support firm Efinor – a  key player in the South West nuclear sector – is to open a manufacturing and technology centre in Bristol four years after arriving in the city with just two staff. The Normandy-headquartered, €70m revenue firm, which is working on fellow French...

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Management buyout at Bristol architects Childs Sulzmann hands control from founder to directors

May 21, 2021
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Management buyout at Bristol architects Childs Sulzmann hands control from founder to directors

Bristol architects Childs Sulzmann, the practice behind many iconic buildings in the city such as the Arnolfini, Engine Shed and Watershed, has been sold to its management. Founding partner Nick Childs, who launched the practice 28 years ago, has handed over control to directors Mike Cox and Matt Parsons...

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Canadian software firm builds UK presence with £12m Bristol proptech acquisition

May 21, 2021
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Canadian software firm builds UK presence with £12m Bristol proptech acquisition

Bristol market-disrupting specialist software firm Terrafirma has been bought by a leading international business in the sector for £12m. Terrafirma, which is based at Aztec West, specialises in identifying ground hazards which may have been hidden for years.  Its team of geologists, soil scientists and mining engineers have developed...

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