City & Provincial Properties PLC, the developers responsible for completing the regeneration of Rutland Mills at the city’s historic Waterfront, has unveiled why it has chosen to invest in Wakefield to create what could be a ‘northern extension’ to its hugely successful Tileyard Studios, a creative hub based in London.
Yorkshire and Lincolnshire based building company Britcon has been listed by the London Stock Exchange in its latest report of ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Europe’.read more
Building and Civil Engineering company Britcon has secured five new building contracts with Lidl UK. This brings its total number of contracts for Lidl to eleven in just eighteen months with new stores, extensions and refurbishments valued at circa £16 million.read more
Building and civil engineering business Britcon has secured a £13.5 million contract to deliver the construction works on a new anaerobic digestion (AD) plant in Dagenham for food waste recycler ReFood (UK) Ltd.read more
Retail and hospitality is a growing sector within Wakefield, with opportunities presented by The Bid and also news of a multi-million-pound investment in The Ridings Shopping Centre, we weren’t surprised to see an entire morning dedicated to this important sector.read more
There is no doubt that day one of Wakefield Business Week featured an exciting mix of opportunities for local businesses. With a launch event that focused on the theme ‘international trade’ and the manufacturing forum’s ‘find your business voice’ being just two examples of what was on offer. Alongside this, and adding a twist to traditional workshops and seminars was Cognitiv’s Pechakulcha style event.read more
Wakefield’s global ambition kick-started Wakefield Business Week 2016 on Monday (13 June) when more than 100 delegates joined a panel of experts to discuss the benefits of international trade and inward investment at The Kings Croft Hotel in Pontefract.read more