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Planning applications submitted for two key Leeds park and ride schemes

Engineering consultants WSP is supporting Leeds City Council with two key Park & Ride planning applications this month, as part of the “Connecting Leeds” Public Transport Investment Programme. WSP, with two offices in Leeds, is Development Partner for the bus infrastructure elements of the Connecting Leeds Programme. Its Transport Team has

Sheffield crane company on shortlists to lift global awards

Street CraneXpress, the Sheffield-based national crane service provider, is on two shortlists for awards highlighting companies around the world that have done the most to raise standards in the lifting industry. Its record in training apprentices and improving the skills of its established engineers sees it on a shortlist of three

Student success celebrated at Town Hall award ceremony

A host of achievements were celebrated at the annual Leeds College of Building Awards Night. Hosted at Leeds Town Hall, the poignant event celebrates the achievements of students over the 2017/2018 academic year. Winners are chosen not only for their academic achievements, but also for going the “extra mile,” overcoming adversity,

HS2 launches public consultations on plans to extend the railway North

Plans for the development of Britain’s new high speed railway between the Midlands and the North moved a step closer today, as HS2 Ltd revealed more detailed design proposals. Construction of the Phase One route between Birmingham and London is now well underway with 7,000 jobs already supported through the project.

Roofing students return from vocational trip of a lifetime

Two Leeds College of Building apprentices have just returned from the trip of a lifetime after winning a competition to go on an all-expenses-paid journey to northern Spain for three days. The students flew to Madrid and then on to the famous CUPA PIZARRAS quarries - the biggest tectonic natural slate

Marshalls complete two new buildings at Capitol Park, Barnsley

Yorkshire developers CDP Marshall have completed two new speculative buildings at the successful Capitol Park Barnsley at Junction 37 of the M1. Unit B, which comprises 23,900 sq ft of prime industrial space, has already been let to Yorkshire conservatory specialists SolarFrame Holdings. SolarFrame have signed a 10-year lease at a

Multi-million-pound deal sees PPH Commercial bring one of UK’s biggest prestige car salvagers to Doncaster

One of the country’s biggest salvagers and auctioneers of prestige cars has joined Yorkshire’s ever-growing motor industry after agreeing a multi-million-pound deal to set up home in Doncaster. HBC Vehicle Services Ltd, which specialises in selling damaged marque vehicles, has agreed a five-year deal to create its new regional headquarters at

Doncaster haulage firm accelerates growth with HSBC funding

Fenwick Haulage, a specialist frozen and chilled foods logistics company based in South Yorkshire, is set to expand following a six-figure funding boost from HSBC UK. The firm, which has been providing single and multi-drop deliveries across the country since 1986, has used the funding package to purchase a 2.5-acre site

Team at Doncaster Sheffield Airport win service excellence award

A specialist assistance team at Doncaster Sheffield Airport have won a Service Excellence award for their work. The PRM Team (Persons with Reduced Mobility) provide specialised assistance for all disabled passengers using the South Yorkshire airport which was recently named as the best airport in the UK by Which? Magazine for