Ready for Take Off: Rochdale in the running for major airport contract
Rochdale’s Kingsway Business Park could be home to one of four major logistics hubs which will help deliver Heathrow’s third runway.
A delegation from Heathrow airport will visit the site today (Friday 13 April) as part of a national tour. Heathrow expansion is a critical national infrastructure project for...
Posted by Aahmed on 13 Apr 2018 at 09:57
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
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
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
Plans in for £6m expansion of Rochdale’s Kingsway Business Park
Wilson Bowden has submitted a planning application for the next phase of development at Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale on behalf of the Kingsway Partnership – a joint venture between the Rochdale Development Agency, Rochdale Borough Council, Homes England and Wilson Bowden. The application comprises 11 industrial units, ranging in size from 3,000...
Posted by CBuckley on 28 Nov 2017 at 10:54
New plumbing and bathroom firm hoping to make a splash
A growing company which has set up in Rochdale’s Globe Business Park is hoping to make world of difference to those who need a plumber or new bathroom.
The Hudspith family, who have just opened Plumbworks, previously ran SH Gascare, which provided heating engineer and plumbing services.
Posted by Aahmed on 10 Nov 2017 at 19:35
New council-built units a measure of Rochdale’s business success
The first of 40 new council-built industrial units have been completed on the Dodgson Street Industrial Estate.
The seven brand new units, some of which are already under offer, are designed to boost investment and jobs in Rochdale by helping small companies and sole traders stay in the borough as they...
Posted by Aahmed on 7 Nov 2017 at 12:23