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Watermark WestQuay Development Plans On Show

December 10, 2012 by J Wade

The plans for the £70m Watermark WestQuay development went on on public display this week. The new development will see a disused brownfield site between Harbour Parade and Portland Terrace to the south of WestQuay Shopping Centre, previously known as the West Quay Phase 3 Central Site, being transformed into a new leisure and entertainment complex.

Southampton Has The Best Internet Service In The UK

November 30, 2012 by J Wade

Virgin Media have now completed their superfast broadband improvements in Southampton. They claim that Southamton is now the best connected city in the UK.

City Link Expands Its Southampton Fleet

November 16, 2012 by J Wade

City Link have expanded their delivery fleet with 56 new trucks. The expansion has come at the same time that Royal Mail announced plans to expand its Hampshire distribution offices.

Warings Start Building Southampton’s Admiral's Quay

November 13, 2012 by J Wade

Warings, the Hampshire builder who are also helping to expand the Lakeside North Harbour Business Park, have signed a £74m contract with Allied Developments to build the Admirals Quay development in 

Liebherr To Build 4 New Ship-to-Shore Cranes at Southampton

November 6, 2012 by J Wade

Associated British Ports and DP World have ordered 4 new container cranes from Liebherr at a cost of £26 million. Southampton port already uses 6 Liebherr cranes, which are used to transfer containers from dock to ship.

Can British Industry Compete With The New European Emerging Markets?

November 5, 2012 by J Wade

Why Did Southampton's Ford Transit Van Factory Close?

The Ford Transit van is a British icon. Since production started in 1965 it has been ranked as one of the most trustworthy working vans ever built and it has been a bestseller in the UK for over 25 years.

New Business Directory For Hampshire in 2013

November 2, 2012 by J Wade

Next year it will be easier to find businesses in Hampshire. Hampshire Chamber of Commerce have partnered with Hampshire County Council to produce a new business directory for the county.

Royal Mail Puts Hampshire At The Heart Of Its Expansion Plan

November 1, 2012 by J Wade

This week we have heard of yet another major British retailer forced into administration as a result of the growing dominance of Internet sales. Comet, the UK’s second biggest retailer, is going into administration. The outlook continues to look stark for traditional high street retailers across the UK

Veterans Interview Programme Launches in Southampton

July 27, 2012 by J Wade

The Veterans Interview Programme, an initiative launched by the Labour Party on the 4th July 2012. is being adopted by several businesses in Southampton. Companies in the scheme agree to give an interview to any former members of the Armed Forces who apply to a job advert.

Find Freshly Caught Fish With The Local Catch Fishing App

July 5, 2012 by J Wade

Hampshire based South East Seafood has created an app for Android smartphones that allows shoppers to order fish from their phone. The app is called Local Catch and it currently covers Hampshire and Sussex.

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