Two major new regional distribution centres are to be built in Bedford Borough for popular nationwide retailers which will create an estimated 1,400 new jobs for the area.
A recent study by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has proposed significant new development along a broad corridor linking Oxford in the west with Cambridge in the east. This could extend to one million new homes by the year 2050.
Ben Halstead, Partner in charge of Streets Chartered Accountants’ Bedford (Wyboston Lakes) office has become a member of the firm’s central partnership.
The project is the result of the collaboration with UWE Bristol and Oxfam
The Party Wall etc. Act 1996 has now been operative throughout England and Wales for nearly 20 years. Prior to 1997 party wall legislation only applied to London. The origins of party wall matters stem all the way back to the great fire of London in 1666.
The South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership, SEMLEP, has today been awarded a Local Growth Deal of £64.4 million investment into the area – set to create over 4,200 new jobs and more than 3,800 new homes by 2020.
The Government has announced road investment plans including some improvements that the Chamber has lobbied for with partners.