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Jordans Solicitors launches new Selby branch

Legal firm Jordans Solicitors has opened a new office in Selby. This follows on from the successes of the solicitors’ West Yorkshire operations in Wakefield, Dewsbury and Horsforth. The new Selby office will be headed up by Stephen Morgan and Emma Brocklebank.  Stephen is a wills and probate solicitor with 20 years’

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.

Environmental consultancy supports business growth with cloud-based HR software

RSK Group Ltd – one of Europe’s leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancy groups – has invested in cloud-based HR software from Cascade, to support company growth. Established in 1989, the Cheshire-based firm has been helping organisations worldwide to achieve their business goals, both cost-effectively and with minimum environmental and social impact. Their

Chemicals firm secures investment from PHD Equity Partners

A Goole-based chemicals business which supplies own-label products to industry has secured a significant investment from PHD Equity Partners to help to drive its growth. Technikraft produces over 800 different formulations including cleaners, fuel additives, anti-corrosion and lubrication products. The company serves clients in the UK and overseas including multinational oil

Towngate reveals revamp plans for new Gelderd Road site

Following the recent announcement that Towngate PLC has acquired an industrial warehouse on Gelderd Road in a £3m deal, the commercial lettings specialist and landlord has now unveiled its refurbishment plans for the 62,000 sqft space. Acquired by Carter Towler on behalf of Towngate Plc, the freehold property was previously occupied

Developer courts success with new homes scheme in Leeds

A popular development of new homes in Leeds city centre has completed this month, following the meticulous renovation of several derelict office buildings on Brunswick Court, which sits between Regent Street and North Street. The 39 homes, which have been sold to an investment group, will now help to address the

CBRE and Knight Frank appointed to let Brookfields 200

Acting on behalf of Ascendas Reit, Singapore’s first and largest listed business space and industrial real estate investment trust, the Industrial Agency teams at CBRE and Knight Frank have been instructed to let Unit 3, Brookfields Way, a modern warehouse/distribution unit in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. The former Maplin Unit comprises a

New acquisition sees Linley & Simpson strengthens standing in Yorkshire property hotspot

A Yorkshire estate agency has strengthened its presence in one of the county’s most sought-after places to live with the acquisition of a rival. Linley & Simpson, which has a growing network of 11 offices across North and West Yorkshire, has bought the long-established Angus Roberts letting agency in Ilkley for

House builder invests £250k in flood defences for Huddersfield village

A house builder has invested £250,000 into the development of flood defences to protect a Huddersfield village from future flooding. The system, which has been part of a 12-month project, has been created by SB Homes – who are currently developing a 70-home site, Empire Works, close to the village centre. The

Bradford’s “Top of Town” awarded National Lottery support

Bradford Council has received a confirmed National Lottery grant of just under £2 million for the Bradford City Centre Townscape Heritage Scheme, it was announced today. Thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, the four year Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) project aims to bring the Bradford city centre conservation area