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Servest and 7 Day Catering set common goals

Multi-service provider Servest has acquired independent catering business, 7 Day Catering, as part of its growth and diversification strategy. Servest identified the catering company as providing an excellent strategic fit with the existing business and its plans for expansion and ...

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Principle conquers London peaks with Shard contract win

Principle Cleaning Services has scooped the prestigious cleaning contract for The Shard at London Bridge Quarter, the new commercial district emerging on London’s South Bank. Principle will work in partnership with London Bridge Quarter Estate Management, the dedicated on-site service ...

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NJC secures major contract at prestigious business park in Reading

Not Just Cleaning (NJC), a leading Cleaning and Support Service organisation, has won a three year contract with Oxford Properties to provide support services to Green Park, a premier business location in the Thames Valley. NJC will support Oxford Properties, ...

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End of an era for London’s historic blue plaques?

English Heritage has announced radical cut-backs to its historic Blue Plaque programme following cuts to its funding revenues. A 34% funding cut in its 2010 spending settlement, promoted the non departmental public body’s commissioners to look at alternative ways to ...

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Miller in the dock for Ministry of Justice property upgrade contracts

Miller Construction has been awarded two packages through the Ministry of Justice Strategic Alliance Agreement Framework for the North. The projects cover 14 court houses in Durham, Cleveland and Northumbria and Yorkshire and include upgrading of electrical infrastructure, Building Management System ...

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Build, housing and FM consortium preferred for £113m Manchester regeneration scheme

Manchester City Council has chosen an Equitix led consortium, Solutions 4 Brunswick (S4B) including FM provider Mears, as their preferred partner to deliver the £113 million regeneration plans in the area. S4B is made up of four specialist organisations: 1. ...

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The British Council for School Environments closes its doors

The British Council for School Environments, a charity supporting design and construction in the education sector, has been forced to close its doors. Founded in 2006, the Council’s membership was made up of schools, local authorities and companies keen to ...

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Blackpool Victoria Hospital appoints contractor for major site upgrade

Construction and support services provider, Willmott Dixon, has won the £10.7m design and build contract to create a new three-storey main entrance and multi-storey car park at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. The scheme, which will provide improved access to the hospital ...

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New York governor orders significant energy efficiencies for its public buildings

New York Governor, Andrew M. Cuomo has issued an Executive Order directing state agencies to increase energy efficiency in state buildings by 20 percent in seven years – thereby saving millions of dollars for taxpayers, creating thousands of jobs while ...

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Two thousand more street trees to take root across London this spring

2,000 new street trees are to be planted across 19 London boroughs this spring. The successful boroughs have been offered funding in the first round of a planting scheme to help deliver the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson’s promise to ...

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