Bracknell Real Estate

Hungerford, Reading and Twyford are among the best places to live in 2022

Key towns and villages in Berkshire have been ranked and the results may shock some people. The historic market town of Hungerford made it to the top of the county while Bracknell ranks almost among the worst places to live in the UK. Property consultancy Garrington has unveiled its “Best …

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Former security chief John Lee installed by China as head of Hong Kong

John Lee was elected Hong Kong’s next leader after winning more than 99% of the votes cast by a largely pro-Beijing election committee. Mr Lee received 1,416 votes in the chief executive election, far surpassing the 751 votes he needed to win and the highest support ever for the city’s …

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YouTuber Chunkz explains how football helped him grow up in townships

YouTube star Chunkz says playing football is “close to his heart” as it helped him grow up in social housing in London. The 26-year-old online personality and former musician returns to play in the England squad for Soccer Aid in June for the third consecutive year. Chunkz, real name Amin …

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38% of people moving or considering moving, according to figures

Housing market conditions are surprisingly buoyant, with 38% of people actively moving or considering moving, according to one index. The pace of annual house price growth slowed slightly to 12.1% in April, down slightly from 14.3% in March, the Nationwide Building Society said. Property values ​​rose 0.3% month over month. …

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This Week’s Movers & Shakers – Show House

We take a weekly look at some of the appointments and promotions in the homebuilding industry and its supply chain. Lyndsay Justice, Rippon Houses Lyndsay Justice, of Pontefract, is now taking on the role of full-time sales manager at The Burrows at The Edge Development. She said: “I was attracted …

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Rees-Mogg slammed for leaving ‘rude’ messages in empty Whitehall offices

Business cards pinned by Jacob Rees-Mogg to government offices left empty because civil servants working from home have been called ‘rude’ and ‘condescending’. The Minister for Government Efficiency is said to have left notes in ‘deserted’ Whitehall workspaces with the message: ‘Sorry you were away when I visited. I look …

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The Brewery: New owner Schroders on Romford site plans

Published: 7:30 a.m. April 12, 2022 With a history of acquiring and managing retail and leisure venues, Schroders Capital is bullish on its new purchase of Romford, The Brewery. It was recently announced that Schroders Capital UK Real Estate Fund and Zurich Investment Foundation Immobilien Europa Direkt, which is managed …

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Downtown hotel goes bankrupt

Glasgow city center hotel goes bankrupt The operator of a Glasgow city center hotel has fallen into administration this week, with trading now halted and all staff made redundant. Derek Forsyth and Nicola Banham, partners of Azets, have been appointed joint directors of Bracknell Property LLP and Bracknell Property Subco …

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Hotel operator Pocotel Glasgow in administration

The operator of a Glasgow city center hotel has fallen into administration this week, with trading now halted and all staff made redundant. Derek Forsyth and Nicola Banham, partners of Azets, have been appointed joint directors of Bracknell Property LLP and Bracknell Property Subco Limited. Bracknell Property LLP has an …

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One-Stop Turnkey Solution for Prefab BACK HOUSES

By Danielle Nederend The bad news first, but the good news is just behind. It looks like San Diego has now financially earned the label of “America’s Finest City” – currently the most expensive city in the country. As more and more people flock to the perpetually sunny city, the …

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‘Thousands of jobs could be lost’ for lack of support, warn hospitality executives

Hotel executives have warned ‘thousands of jobs could be lost’ after the Chancellor ‘missed an opportunity’ to halt VAT increases next month. It came as retail and industry bosses criticized Rishi Sunak for the lack of support for trade tariffs for businesses hit hard by soaring costs. Kate Nicholls, chief …

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The illustrated front page illustrates the reality of war, according to the New York Times

Monday’s New York Times front-page photo of the grisly aftermath of a Russian attack on civilians in Ukraine shows how journalists attempt to weigh client sensitivities with the need to illustrate the reality of war. The photo, taken by photographer Lynsey Addario, shows Ukrainian soldiers tending to the bloodied bodies …

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Plans for Ascot’s life sciences building unanimously approved

PLANS to build a science building on greenbelt land that will study “humanity’s greatest challenges” have been unanimously approved by councillors. Silwood Park Science Park at Buckhurst Road, Ascotwill see a new three-story “Life Sciences Building” that will examine plants, animals, microorganisms, disease and humans. The 5,260 m² building, which …

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Paper preview: Bracknell, Ascot and Wokingham

A helpless wife says she fears for her husband who is trapped in Ukraine in the middle of a war zone. Natalia Vil from Bracknell has opened up about her fears for her husband’s safety and says she ‘desperately wants to be by his side’. The couple have three children …

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Ascot’s Silwood Park science park could see its plans approved

A SCIENCE park could see a new research center that examines animals, plants, humans and microorganisms built if Royal district advisers give the go-ahead. Planners of the Silwood Park Science Park in Buckhurst Road, Ascot, want to erect a three-storey ‘life science building’ with a cafe to ‘kick-start’ the regeneration …

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Cheltenham lawyers advise £7.5m office sale

Cheltenham-based BPE Solicitors advised on the sale of a £7.5million office building. BPE’s commercial real estate team advised property development and investment company Boultbee Brooks Real Estate on the sale of the Lightbox Building in Bracknell, Berkshire. After successfully completing a renovation of the building and arranging re-lettings to new …

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4 of the best CAMRA pubs in Bracknell and Wokingham

Real beer drinkers in Wokingham and Bracknell have named the best pub and deserves the distinction of the best club. The Berkshire South-East CAMRA Pub of the Year and Club of the Year were voted on by all CAMRA members registered with the branch. The pubs that made the cut …

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The cost of insolvencies for the government has been halved in 2021

The amount paid by the government to workers because their employers went bankrupt was halved last year, according to a new analysis. The Insolvency Service paid out £228.28million from the National Fund for Industry to people who lost their jobs as a result of administrations, liquidations or other insolvencies. The …

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Top 10 things to do in Berkshire this semester

Windsor Castle. Image: Steve Parsons/PA Wire Half term is almost here, so InYourArea has come up with some ideas to keep the kids entertained this week. Berkshire has plenty of fun activities for families, from parks to animal attractions and more, all ready to be explored. 1. Windsor Castle Or: …

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The best place in Berkshire to sell a house with a 53% price increase

The fastest growing housing price areas in Berkshire have been revealed. Home prices have soared during the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to a combination of pent-up demand, a small supply of homes and the desire for more space and rural living. However, analysis of ward level figures from the Office for …

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BCT’s efforts in ‘Earnest’ to make you laugh | Arts & Theater

Theater often has the ability to offer audiences a respite from their daily lives. Bakersfield Community Theater has your passport to getting away from it all with its new production “The Importance of Being Earnest.” “The show is a comedy, and frankly, we could all have a good laugh after …

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Housing market off to best start to year since 2005

The housing market had its best start to a year since 2005, according to an index. Annual house price growth fell to 11.2% in January 2022 from 10.4% in December 2021, the Nationwide Building Society said. But he said the real estate market is likely to slow this year. Reduced …

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Bracknell Hotel improvements in latest submitted plans

The owners of the White Gates Hotel in Binfield want to create larger rooms for their guests and add 10 new parking spaces. Meanwhile in Sonning, a proposal to demolish two houses and create a 70-bed care home has come before council. Both nominations will be decided in due course …

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Rental prices are rising at the fastest pace on record, data shows

The average asking rental price in the UK has risen at the fastest rate on record, a major property company has found. Rightmove’s quarterly rental trend tracker found that the average asking price per calendar month is £1,068 outside London and £2,142 in the capital. This is an increase of …

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SREF partners with IED to acquire £162m Romford retail warehouse

Schroder UK Real Estate Fund (SREF) announced that it has partnered with Zurich Immobilien Europa Direkt’s investment foundation (“IED”, a pan-European strategy managed by Schroders Capital) to acquire “The Brewery”, a supermarket-anchored retail warehouse and leisure scheme in Romford, Greater London, for £162million in a 50/50 joint venture. The brewery …

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Land Sterling expands its services by connecting investors to international real estate options

Image Credit: Supplied A Trusted UK Property Expert Land Sterling’s team of professional property experts has over 100 years of combined experience, in-depth knowledge and research-driven analysis of the location and property markets. With exceptional experience and expertise, Land Sterling is an undeniable market leader and one of the UK’s …

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Bracknell £850,000 detached house for sale on Rightmove

A BRACKNELL property that has recently undergone extensive work is now listed on the market. The four bedroom detached house has a large dual aspect living room, which opens into the formal dining room. It also has a rear garden with a separate study. The property has recently undergone a …

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Retailers Race For Space As Ecommerce Boom Drives Warehouse Shortage

The UK is experiencing a shortage of warehouse space after demand for logistics sites increases in 2021, new research shows. Experts at real estate consultancy Colliers said support for large industrial distribution warehouses has increased to record annual levels. Approximately 50.7 million square feet of large distribution warehouses were purchased …

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Donald Trump and his two elders subpoenaed by the Attorney General of New York

The New York attorney general has subpoenaed former President Donald Trump and his two eldest children in an ongoing civil investigation into the family’s business practices, according to a court record. Attorney General Letitia James’s office said in the file it was seeking testimony and documents from Mr. Trump, Donald …

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Resilience of the South Hill Arts Center during the pandemic

Over the past 18 months, a lot can be said about the devastating effects of the pandemic on the arts industry around the world. Theaters were told to close on a few hours’ notice, cast and performers were left with no income, and arts centers across the country were relentlessly …

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Bracknell developments coming in 2022 including 1,000 homes

Over 1,000 homes could be built in Bracknell very soon in five key areas that would completely change the face of the town. This year developers applied to build massive developments in Bracknell. Although work cannot begin until approved by the council’s planning committee, all five are expected to be …

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Selfridges sold to Thai and Austrian billionaires for £ 4bn

Historic retailer Selfridges was bought out for around £ 4 billion by a partnership of billionaires from Thailand and Austria. The deal marks the end of nearly 20 years of ownership of the luxury department store giant by the Weston family, after months of negotiations with its new buyers. Central …

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Selfridges sold to Central Group and Signa Holding

The Weston family sold the Selfridges luxury retail group to retailer Signa Holding and real estate company Central Group. A statement released Friday by Central Group said the acquisition “would create one of the world’s leading groups of omnichannel luxury department stores.” The sale was made for £ 4 billion, …

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See how much these iconic Christmas houses from film and TV are worth today

The house plays a central role around Christmas time, and movies and TV shows are sure to be featured hot andwelcoming homes at the center of their stories. Corn How many would these famous houses to bevalue in today’s real estate market? The most expensive iconic Christmas house is the …

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Bodyzone Bracknell owner fears closure

A Bracknell sports hall that once housed Will Smith and operated for 20 years could now close, ruining its owner’s business and livelihood and ending all the benefits it provides to the community. Gym owner Sid Bourne had hoped to secure the future of his gymnasium The Bodyzone until 2028 …

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Mold-ridden Bracknell apartments ‘make kids sick’

Apartments overrun with mold are making children sick, according to their parents who say they feel “helpless”. The group of residents of Iveagh Court, Bracknell, who make up around 44% of the flats in the complex, have banded together to demand changes to their living conditions. The group said the …

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Iconic cinemas that are real places – from Downton Abbey to Harry Potter

It’s arguably the most famous house in movie history… and today fans of the iconic festive film Home Alone have the chance to stay there for just one night. The movie franchise’s £ 1.2million real home, starring Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, is located at 671 Lincoln Avenue in Winnetka, …

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Bracknell Primary School celebrates OFSTED ‘good’ grade

Staff and students at a primary school in Bracknell celebrate after receiving a “Good” rating from OFTED for the school that was once considered “Insufficient”. Jennett’s Park Church of England Primary School was recently inspected by education officials praising staff for creating a positive learning environment that students enjoy. The …

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Tel Aviv “the most expensive city in the world to live”

Tel Aviv in Israel has been ranked as the most expensive city in the world to live in, according to a new poll. The seaside metropolis, which was previously ranked fifth, topped Paris and Singapore in a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit. Economists attributed the jump to a sharp …

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What a £ 250,000 property looks like in Reading, Slough, Wokingham, Bracknell, West Berkshire and the Royal Borough

Berkshire is a sprawling county filled with many types of people and properties. Each of the county’s six boroughs has different things to offer. Some have gorgeous country mansions and mansions, while others are filled with apartments and maybe even houseboats – all with a mix. In July 2021, the …

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Tesco and Berkshire Christmas tree boss expect early rush

Demand for Christmas trees is increasing early this year, according to the founder of Europe’s largest tree wholesaler based near Reading. Supermarkets like Tesco also expect 15% more people than in 2020 to buy a tree as “Christmas Tree Saturday” approaches this weekend. Christopher Hood, director and founder of Needlefresh …

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Berkshire pubs named among the best in the 2022 Good Beer Guide

Dozens of pubs across Berkshire have been named among the country’s best in an annual guidebook. The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA’s) 2022 guide has been published and aims to encourage punters to support their local pubs and breweries following the coronavirus pandemic. The guide, which lists 4,500 pubs across …

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Harry Potter: what it’s like to live in the real life of Privet Drive according to the inhabitants

The first Harry Potter movie turns 20 this week, and residents of the cul-de-sac where the scenes were originally filmed are still feeling the effects all these years later. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released in the UK on November 16, 2001 and 4 Privet Drive, the fictional …

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Flood fears hit nine-home plan in Binfield

A plan for nine more houses in a new housing estate in Binfield is set to be turned down after proving unpopular with neighbours. Developer JPP Land Limited has requested the construction of six four-bedroom houses and three three-bedroom houses on land north of Tilehurst Lane in Binfield. The application …

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Thief denies killing 86-year-old woman in 2001

An assailant has denied killing an 86-year-old woman 20 years ago, saying her DNA could have been transferred to her bag by the real culprit. Junior Young, 39, of Brixton, south London, is on trial at Old Bailey, charged with the manslaughter of Hilda Lockert on April 30, 2001. Ms …

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TCL Female Boom: Bracknell Exact Revenge, Beauty Point Winning Debut | Examiner

sport, cricket, Bracknell redeemed last year’s loss in the preliminary final, beating Trevallyn Blue by 12 points. The winners were 7-104, led by Bridie Goodluck (17), while Monique Booth’s bowling numbers (2-14 of four) were neat. The descents turned out to be excessive despite the best efforts of Kellie Scott …

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North West Square | Real Greek chooses Manchester for its first northern location

The Manchester site will be Real Greek’s twentieth and most northerly. Credit: via town planning documents 8 November 2021, 15:39 Dan Whelan The restaurant chain, which is part of the same group as pizzeria Franco Manca, will take over a 6,200 square foot unit in the Corn Exhange previously occupied …

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New ways of working bring new ways of meeting

“New ways of working will create new ways of traveling,” said Caroline Strachan, Managing Partner of Festive Road, during the kick-off conference session of the recent Business Travel Show Europe in London. Strachan was just one of many speakers reflecting on the implications for the displacement of post-Covid workforce no …

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Best and Fairest Ethan Goldfinch Moves to Bracknell | Examiner

newsletters, selection list of editors, One of the biggest names in NTFA Division 1 will move up to the Premier League for the 2022 season. East Coast’s best and fairest Ethan Goldfinch will join his junior Bracknell team to play at the highest level of the NTFA with the incumbent …

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Berkshire home prices: Berkshire’s ‘millionaire lines’ as data reveals top 10 most expensive postcodes

The rows of millionaires in and around Berkshire have been revealed. According to the online real estate agent Zoopla, a number of zip codes in and around the county hold expensive and sky-high market values. The most Berkshire postcode area is Titlarks Hill in Ascot, which has an average price …

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New names join The Lexicon | South East

The Lexicon continued to expand its food and beverage offering with a series of new restaurants, while more retailers also joined the Bracknell hub. Brands such as Japanese takeaway Kokoro, GAIL’s Bakery and Yi Fang are set to take a seat at Lexicon. Home Furnishings Store Plush will also open …

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The Lexicon signs three new operators

Launched in 2017 as a joint venture between Schroder UK Real Estate Fund and Legal & General Capital, the Bracknell-based development is already home to a number of branded restaurants including Wagamama, Zizzi. PizzaExpress, Bill’s and Nando’s. The 200,000 square foot refurbishment of Princess Square, which was made possible by …

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Massive 200-home plan among applications filed this week

A massive 200-home plan is among the planning applications that were submitted this week. Elsewhere, the developer of an 81-home plan for the Palm Hills estate has asked to make adjustments to the scheme. There are also plans to build 18 houses at Winkfield Manor in Ascot, and flashy new …

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Plan to add 35 apartments to Bracknell Lavenir building delayed

A controversial plan to add 35 apartments to The Future building in Bracknell has been delayed. The owners of L’avenir want to add 35 apartments and two floors to the three-story building. The future was built in 1988 and was once an office building, but was converted to residential use …

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90% of off-plan units sold to Bracknell development …

SevenCapital’s flagship development in Bracknell, The Grand Exchange, is almost sold out on all off-plan units. Only 10% of units remain before two years of completion. Purchasing so many properties prior to site completion suggests that there is considerable demand for apartment living. Characteristics of the Grande Bourse When the …

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90% of off-plan units sold at Bracknell Development…

SevenCapital’s flagship development in Bracknell, The Grand Exchange, is nearly sold out of all off-plan units. Only 10% of the remaining units remain before two years of completion. The purchase of so many properties before the site is completed suggests there is considerable demand for apartment living. Main …

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Fortress Announces Agreement to Sell Specialty Mortgage Lender and Manager, Foundation Home Loans

LONDON–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Fortress Investment Group LLC (“Fortress”) today announced an agreement to sell Foundation Home Loans, the UK’s specialist mortgage lender and service provider, to Athene Holding Ltd., a financial services company of leading plan specializing in retirement savings solutions. Foundation Home Loans (the trademark of Paratus AMC Limited) …

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The cheapest property for sale in Bracknell on Zoopla

EVERY once in a while a property is an absolute bargain and with the average UK house price having risen by £6,000 over the past year, a house in Bracknell Forest offers a more cost-effective solution. This two-bedroom terrace house is for sale with a guide price of £290, well …

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