Berry Hill Mansfield scheme awarded £8.5M in HCA funding

  A multi-million pound mixed-use development in Mansfield has taken a significant step forwards following the signing of a funding agreement with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). Berry Hill Mansfield has been awarded £8.5m in funding from the HCA for the scheme which will not only provide much-needed homes for west Nottinghamshire – but will create jobs and business…

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Orchard FM puts down roots with new National HQ

Yorkshire-based Orchard Facilities Management has bought a landmark building in Huddersfield as its UK headquarters as it prepares to expand. The three storey Victorian property, Independence House, will become the firm’s head office as it expands its presence nationally over the next five years. Orchard Facilities Management works with businesses nationwide looking after their complete facilities management portfolios including waste…

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New ECA website launches

Leading building services engineering trade body the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) has formally launched its new website – www.eca.co.uk. The new ECA website is designed to be entirely user-friendly, requiring ‘three clicks or less’ to access almost all the public and member content. The changes will help ECA members, clients, specifiers, industry bodies, consumers and others who regularly visit the website.…

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Vertex Building Services Appoints Sarah Berryman As New Sales Director

Vertex Services Group, the building services and fabric solutions specialist, has announced that Sarah Berryman has joined the company as Sales Director of its new Vertex Building Services division to further develop its growing portfolio of regional and national accounts. Sarah brings extensive industry experience, having spent the last 15 years at ENGIE (formerly Cofely), where she was instrumental in…

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NIC awarded circa £50m contract with Morrisons

NIC Services Group is delighted to announce they have been awarded a circa £50m contract with Yorkshire based supermarket chain Morrisons. The contract will see NIC delivering services across the North of the England and Scotland. NIC is one of the pioneering contractors who have worked closely with Morrisons to see them outsourcing their services for the first time in…

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Acquisitions and expansion for Adler and Allan

Leading environmental services provider, Adler and Allan, is delighted to announce the acquisition of MTB Environmental Limited at Hamble-le-Rice, Southampton. This is an excellent opportunity for both parties as the Adler and Allan Group strengthens its regional presence on the south coast whilst allowing MTB (now Adler and Allan Hamble) to offer the full range of the Group’s services to…

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LCC Support Services backs Living Wage

LCC Support Services Ltd., the national independent cleaning and support services business, is backing the Living Wage Foundation and its hourly rates on all 2015 tenders. The Company is providing every new tender with the requested competitive quote and a second tender based on the Living Wage programme. This allows clients to make their own decisions on hourly rates based…

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BILFINGER EUROPA SIGNS THREE YEAR FACILITIES MANAGEMENT DEAL WITH AECOM

Bilfinger Europa has won a new £4million contract to provide facilities management services on behalf of one of the world’s largest providers of professional technical and management support services. Global firm AECOM has agreed to a deal that will see Bilfinger Europa deliver mechanical and electrical maintenance, cleaning, fire protection, waste management, ground maintenance, recycling, fabric and special projects for…

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