Tag Archives: London

Leyland SDM completes 15 mile walk and raises £6,000 for charity

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Colleagues at a leading decorating and DIY specialist raised more than £6,000 for charity by walking 15 miles across London. A team of more than 20 from Leyland SDM put their best foot forward to trek for seven hours from Mile End to Kingston upon Thames in aid of The …

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Research reveals top 10 cities with most tradespeople vacancies


New data has shown that there is over 141,000 active vacancies across the top tradespeople roles, 51,683 of these vacancies are builders’ roles. Metals4U, who published the data, analysed the job vacancies on Indeed, Total Jobs and LinkedIn to find the most in-demand trade roles in the country. Paul McFadyen, …

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Toolstation shines spotlight at 2023 Young Builder of the Year Awards

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Toolstation has continued its role as the prize sponsor for the 2023 Young Builder of the Year Award organised by Youthbuild UK, the awards were presented on Wednesday 18th October at the Houses of Parliament. The Young Builder of the Year awards are an annual celebration of junior learners and …

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HS2 money could have purchased 280,000 new homes

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Research suggests that the money “wasted” on HS2 could have covered the purchase of over 280,000 new homes across the locations due to benefit from the project. The research, from Stripe Property Group, looked at how the £92bn wasted on HS2 could have helped boost the housing market, and said …

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NBS Construction Leadership summit to discuss Safety and Sustainability

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NBS has announced its Construction Leadership summit will have Dame Judith Hackitt deliver a keynote speech on the Golden Thread of information and progress on building safety. The summit will take place on October 17, at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, and the one-day summit will cover major industry …

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Encon appoints new regional fire protection manager

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The Encon Group announces it has appointed Chelsea Campbell as its new regional fire protection manager for London and the South East. Campbell joins with over 10 years’ experience in the construction industry having previously worked with major brands in account management. She also brings considerable experience in fire protection …

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Spirotech appoint new area sales manager

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Spirotech, a manufacturer of solutions for conditioning fluids in HVAC and process installations, has appointed Dean Oliver as its area sales manager for the South and London areas. Oliver joins the company from City Plumbing Supplies, where he gained experience across several branches, before becoming assistant manager at the Canterbury …

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Sourced Franchise research shows £55 billion worth of new houses

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Sourced Franchise research shows that work has started on £55 billion worth of new-build homes in England during the 2022-23 financial year. The research shows that there was 137,800 starts in England, a 1.4% decline from the previous year but it remains the second highest number of starts since 2018. …

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Lord’s Builders’ Merchants sponsor Wycombe Wanderers

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Lords Builders’ Merchants has sponsored Wycombe Wanderers for the upcoming season, its logo will appear on the shirt of the football team. The builders’ merchant has 12 branches across West London and the Home Counties, it is a distributor of building, plumbing, heating, bathrooms and DIY goods. “We know this …

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Leyland SDM joins Rita Ora at London Pride

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Leyland SDM attended Pride in London and with a stall that held a spin-to-win competition and free face painting, demonstrating its support for the LGBTQ+ community. Leyland SDM had a stand outside the Canadian High Commission on Pall Mall East an estimated 30,000 revellers from 600 organisation went past the …

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