Work starts on new shopping and leisure complex Rochdale Riverside
Work to construct Rochdale‘s brand new £80m shopping and leisure development in the heart of the town centre is under way.
Contractors Willmott Dixon took possession of the site at the end of February and have been busy mobilising and engaging sub-contractors, with around £21m likely to be spent...
Posted by Aahmed on 19 Mar 2018 at 12:05
Prognosis excellent for award-winning medical supplies company employee
A former apprentice at a Heywood company which supplies medical equipment to the NHS, is finding his career is in good health after scooping a top award.
Local man, Asam Qadus (21) started working at Paul Hartmann Ltd as an apprentice in 2015, before being offered a permanent role as a systems...
Posted by Aahmed on 15 Mar 2018 at 09:04
Advanced Engineering Award For Holroyd Apprentice
Rochdale-based Holroyd Precision Rotors had cause to celebrate when one of its apprentices secured a top honour at Rochdale Training’s 48th Annual Awards Evening.
Holroyd’s Joe Butler, 20, from Milnrow, was presented with Rochdale Training’s coveted Advanced Engineering Apprentice of the Year (Level 3) award at the event, which...
Posted by Aahmed on 5 Mar 2018 at 09:06
Council member for regeneration appointed to RDA board
Rochdale Development Agency (RDA) is looking forward to another successful 12 months, with a new chair at the helm of their board and the appointment of Councillor John Blundell, the cabinet member for regeneration at Rochdale Borough Council, who is sitting on the board for the first time.
The council-owned RDA...
Posted by Aahmed on 22 Feb 2018 at 16:04
Application Form - Meet The Buyer Event 14th March
The Application form for the Willmott Dixon - Meet The Buyer event can be downloaded below.
Please note places are not guaranteed and you will be advised by email if you have been successful no later than 7th March.
Places will be limited to 2 per business.
Posted by Oliver on 15 Feb 2018 at 15:54
Contractor appointed for Rochdale’s new retail and leisure development
Genr8 Developments has appointed major construction firm Willmott Dixon to build Rochdale’s £80m retail and leisure development, Rochdale Riverside, with construction work due to start within weeks.
Delivered by a joint venture between Genr8 and Kajima in partnership with Rochdale Borough Council, the development comprises approximately 200,000 sq ft (60,970 sq...
Posted by Aahmed on 1 Feb 2018 at 13:00
The Zenith Of Precision For Leading Pumping Technologies Manufacturer
NETZSCH, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of pumping technologies and their systems, has purchased a ‘special version’ Zenith 400 helical profile grinding machine from Precision Technologies Group (PTG) company, Holroyd Precision.
The Zenith 400 will be installed and commissioned at NETZSCH’s manufacturing facility in Brazil during early 2018. NETZSCH will use...
Posted by Aahmed on 31 Jan 2018 at 16:00
Case Study - Mansell redevelopment of University of Northampton
At the beginning of 2016, local construction firm Mansell secured a £3.2 million contract to construct a new 600-bedroom student accommodation development at the University of Northampton’s Waterside site that at the time was the biggest Metsec Metframe project in the UK.
They commenced on-site in November 2016 and over a 33-week...
Posted by Aahmed on 31 Jan 2018 at 14:26
Three new tenants announced for Rochdale Riverside
Three more high street giants have signed up to Rochdale’s new retail and leisure development, Rochdale Riverside.
Boots, River Island and JD Sports have collectively taken space totalling around 30,000 square feet, with the businesses planning to invest more than £3m in brand new stores. The deals secure the stores’...
Posted by Aahmed on 26 Jan 2018 at 07:00
Meeting the vital need for the UK’s linguists of the future
The Government needs to take action now to ensure there are enough home-grown translators in a post-Brexit Britain where effective global communication will be vital for the economy’s future, according to the Association of Translation Companies (ATC).
It is making the call as a dwindling number of young people...
Posted by Aahmed on 24 Jan 2018 at 15:50