Billington Holdings has announced a record performance for 2018. Revenue was up 5.2% to a record £77.3M, compared to £73.5M in 2017. Profit before tax increased by 11.4% to £4.9M up from £4.4M the previous year. Billington Chief Executive Officer Mark Smith said: “We are delighted at the progress which has been made across all our Group companies during 2018 and this has helped Billington deliver a record performance.”
Manchester City Council has approved plans for two warehouses of 9,500m² and 12,800m² at Icon Manchester Airport, a growing global logistics area. Icon Industrial – a joint venture between Stoford and TPG Real Estate – said that the latest developments will meet rising occupational demand at the 45-acre build-to-suit logistics park, which has outline planning consent for circa 92,000m².
Developer Mitsubishi Estate London, construction manager Lendlease and development manager Stanhope have started preliminary work on the 50-storey tower development at 8 Bishopsgate in the City of London. The 204m-structure will feature 52,000m² of prime office space, retail units on the ground floor and a public viewing gallery at its summit. Construction work on the steel-framed £300M project is expected to complete in late 2022. The tendering process for the major steelwork package is still ongoing.
Kloeckner Metals UK/Westok has been awarded with two new certificates; BS EN 3834-2:2005 as well as EN 1090-2, which maintains their CE certification in the European Union in the event of a ‘No Deal Brexit’.
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