Intu Lakeside bought up by rivals Hammerson

Intu Lakeside bought up by rivals Hammerson

SHOPPING centre owner Hammerson, which owns Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre, has agreed a £3.4bn takeover of rival Intu reports the BBC. The deal will create the UK’s biggest property company, worth £21bn. Intu owns the Lakeside shopping centre and the Trafford Centre in Manchester, while Hammerson owns Bicester Village designer outlet and Brent Cross shopping […]

Port of Tilbury set to be focus at Essex Chamber’s Thoroughly Thurrock

Port of Tilbury set to be focus at Essex Chamber’s Thoroughly Thurrock

ESSEX Chambers of Commerce last Thoroughly Thurrock Networking Twilight for 2017 is being held on Wednesday 6 December 2017 at Orsett Hall between 4.30pm and 6.30pm.  We are delighted to welcome our speakers for this event from the Port of Tilbury – Paul Dale, Asset & Site Director and John Speakman, Senior Asset Manager for […]

Lower Thames Crossing: Businesses encouraged by possible £8 billion boost for business

Lower Thames Crossing: Businesses encouraged by possible £8 billion boost for business

BUSINESSES from across Essex and Kent have been encouraged by Highways England, the organisation delivering the new Lower Thames Crossing, to start preparing for an £8 billion boost to the South East economy. At an event organised by the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP), more than a hundred senior representatives from business and local […]

Crowds flock to BBC’s Flog It in Tilbury

Crowds flock to BBC’s Flog It in Tilbury

THE historic London Cruise Terminal at the Port of Tilbury welcomed the Flog It programme to film an episode of their popular BBC programme hosted by Paul Martin which invites members of the public to bring their antiques to be viewed and valued by the Flog It experts, with an option to sell at auction.