Tag Archives: Manchester

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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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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Wrekin says don’t let HS2 money go to waste

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Dave Sanders, head of technical sales at civil engineering products specialists Wrekin Products, is urging for more support and guidance to accompany the increased funding allocation – revealed to be £8.3billion in a government report. He said that in the wake of news that a quarter of the £36bn the …

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Selco support Salford homeless project

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Selco builders’ merchants announces it will be supporting a project to create a specialist homeless facility to house rough sleepers in Salford. The merchant is supporting property developer James Worthington with the construction, which is on the site of a former carpet shop, of eight new self-contained apartments that are …

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Williams & Co expand to Manchester

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Williams & Co, the trade-only plumbing and heating merchant, is opening a new 17,000sq ft warehouse in Manchester this June. A spokesperson said: “We’ve been supplying to the trade in the South East since 1972 and now we’re ready to bring our low prices, wide range of products and excellent counter …

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