Vision Express opens branch at Tesco’s in Thurrock

Vision Express opens branch at Tesco’s in Thurrock

THE first Vision Express at Tesco store has officially opened its doors, with a celebration in Thurrock – signaling the beginning of the national optical retailer’s rebrand of its network of almost 600 stores in the UK and Ireland. The newly integrated store, located within Tesco Extra at the popular Lakeside retail park, was unveiled […]

Blogspot: Thoughts on the future of South Ockendon Buy-To-Let Market

Blogspot: Thoughts on the future of South Ockendon Buy-To-Let Market

Blogspot: Thoughts on the future of the South Ockendon Buy-To-Let Market By Paul Tobias-Gibbins http://southockendonproperty.blogspot.co.uk I was recently reading a report by the Home website which suggested that hordes of landlords are selling their buy-to-let investments due to increasing burdens on them in the buy-to-let market. Their findings suggest the number of new properties that […]

Strike threat for Linford Tarmac company

Strike threat for Linford Tarmac company

TARMAC Building Products is trying to head off threatened strike action at its Stanford-le-Hope plant. The company will hold further talks with Unite officials this week after the union announced plans for a series of 24-hour stoppages starting on January 30. Negotiations between both sides have been ongoing since before Christmas. The dispute centres on […]

Blogspot: Mortgage rates in South Ockendon

Blogspot: Mortgage rates in South Ockendon

The Property Report By Paul Tobias-Gibbin M and P Estates, Derwent Parade, South Ockendon http://www.mpestates.co.uk SOUTH Ockendon homeowners will be among those affected by the latest rise in the Bank of England interest rates. The first increase in 10 years; they have just been raised from 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent. This uplift comes as […]

Come and support Thurrock’s Enterprise Advisor Network

Come and support Thurrock’s Enterprise Advisor Network

THE Careers and Enterprise Company programme was introduced two years ago. It is an employer-led organisation set up to inspire and prepare young people for the fast-changing world of work. Business Leaders are working as Enterprise Advisors, on a voluntary basis, to provide strategic support to schools, help extend their business network and much more. […]

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 […]