Grays Shopping Centre back up for sale

Grays Shopping Centre back up for sale

NEWRIVER has put Grays shopping centre, which is lined up for redevelopment into 1,000 homes, on the market, React Newscan reveal. Grays Shopping Centre is made up of 55 units including Iceland, Wilkos and Poundland. The 4.8-acre site includes a 700-space multi-storey car park. NewRiver bought the site from Lone Star in 2018 for £20m, […]

HS2 and Tilbury release video outlining increased capacity benefits for rail freight

HS2 and Tilbury release video outlining increased capacity benefits for rail freight

TODAY (Thursday 22nd October), HS2 Ltd has released a new video highlighting how the additional capacity HS2 will create on Britain’s existing rail network will benefit UK ports and distribution centres that use rail freight for the movement of goods. Filmed at the Port of Tilbury in Essex, the video shows how additional network capacity for […]

Halloween at Bluewater

Halloween at Bluewater

WITH just 10 weeks left until Christmas, guests can kick off their festive preparations this October Half Term as Bluewater welcomes a number of new pop-up stores to the centre. New stores include; Anno Gin Distillers, Christmas Magic, The Gin Warehouse, Cherry Red Vintage, Custom & Co, Calendar Club, and Hamley’s, perfect for stocking up […]

Compagnie Fruitiére banana ripening facility is completed at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park

Compagnie Fruitiére banana ripening facility is completed at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park

Compagnie Fruitière UK, a leading supplier and ripener of bananas to the British marketplace, has taken occupation of a 69,718 sq ft ripening facility on practical completion of the building at DP World London Gateway. The new ripening centre will replace Compagnie Fruitière’s existing operation in Dartford and will help to reinforce the company’s approach […]

Court hears Thurrock Council paid £5 million commission to flamboyant entrepreneur to set up solar farm deals

Court hears Thurrock Council paid £5 million commission to flamboyant entrepreneur to set up solar farm deals

A COURT has heard that Thurrrock Council paid a flamboyant financial entrepreneur £5 million in commission for setting up its deals to buy bonds in solar energy farms. Liam Kavanagh, 43, who owns a fleet of supercars and travels by private jet, sold the ‘green bonds’ to the council – who failed to pick up […]

Thurrock residents offered help with fuel poverty

ESSEX not-for-profit organisations and community groups are being invited to apply for funding to help local communities combat the growing threat of fuel poverty and emerging vulnerabilities during the coronavirus pandemic. Growing numbers of families are struggling to pay their energy bills and UK Power Networks, who distribute electricity across the East of England, has opened […]

Diversity, inclusivity and equality in economic recovery take centre stage at SELEP AGM 2020

Diversity, inclusivity and equality in economic recovery take centre stage at SELEP AGM 2020

DIVERSITY, inclusivity and equality in economic recovery take centre stage at SELEP AGM 2020 The value of diversity for businesses – particularly in a post-COVID world – was the focus of the South East Local Enterprise Partnership’s Annual General Meeting for 2020, which took place on Friday 2nd October 2020 with two renowned speakers joining […]

Coronavirus: Premier Inn owner Whitbread to cut 6,000 jobs

Coronavirus: Premier Inn owner Whitbread to cut 6,000 jobs

PREMIER Inn owner Whitbread has said that it could axe up to 6,000 jobs because of reduced demand resulting from the coronavirus pandemic reports The Independent. The group said the proposal would affect 18 per cent of its workforce in its hotel and restaurant brands, adding that it hoped that voluntary redundancy and lower contracted […]

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