Northern engineering firms team up for Tyne & Wear Metro bid

Northern engineering firms team up for Tyne & Wear Metro bid

Two northern engineering powerhouses have formed a partnership to bid for a £500 million contract to build new trains and a depot for the Tyne and Wear Metro. From 2022, the existing metro fleet will be replaced with brand new high technology trains and maintained at a newly-constructed site at Gosforth, Newcastle. Hitachi and Spencer Group will harness their footprint in the North for the bid....

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Planned logistics facility to include ‘major biodiversity and wildlife corridor’

Planned logistics facility to include ‘major biodiversity and wildlife corridor’

Wykeland Group set out proposals for the creation of a nine-acre biodiversity and wildlife corridor, which will enhance and extend the existing 35-acre Long Plantation woodland separating the development site at Melton West business park from the village of North Ferriby. The event was joined by 200 residents, including some who took part by phone, and ran for nearly four and a half hours....

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Lister Group to bring Porsche to Hull

Lister Group to bring Porsche to Hull

2019 will be an exciting year for motoring enthusiasts in Hull as plans have been submitted by Lister Group and Wykeland Group to develop an £8m Porsche showroom on the edge of the city. The franchise will be the first Porsche Centre for the family-owned Listers who already operate other luxury car brands across Hull, Lincolnshire and the Midlands. Managing director Geoff Lister explained:...

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Risby Homes celebrates 25 years in business

Risby Homes celebrates 25 years in business

A family business that has been creating homes since 1993 is celebrating 25 years since the first development began. Risby Homes has created many bespoke developments across East Yorkshire since the company was established by Mark Barrett, who wanted to focus on high-quality, tailored residential development after years of studying and working in construction. Today, Mark’s son, Olly, and...

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Building begins on showpiece Arco head office in Hull’s Fruit Market

Building begins on showpiece Arco head office in Hull’s Fruit Market

The £16m development will feature a new head office for Arco, the UK’s leading safety business, securing the company’s future in Hull and providing a platform for further growth for one of the city’s leading employers. The start of building work also marks a major milestone in the £80m rejuvenation of the waterfront Fruit Market area, which is being transformed in one of the North of England’s...

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