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In March 2017 Highways England confirmed a £2.6m contribution towards the A52 Wyvern Transport Improvement Scheme from the Growth and Housing Fund. A stage 2 application for £6.72m funding towards the Scheme was approved by the D2N2 LEP in July 2017 and the funding agreement completed in September.

Negotiations on the target price have continued with Galliford Try, the main contractor, and it is anticipated that the main works contract will be signed by 6th October 2017.

We are preparing to start the first phase of the main construction works which will involve road closures on the A52 Brian Clough Way. Initially, during the week commencing 9th October 2017 we will need to close the A52 Westbound, from Raynesway to Pentagon, for 2/3 nights between 8.00pm and 6.00am. We will be erecting temporary safety barriers, which will mean the width of the main carriageway will be reduced for the duration of the works on the A52, but two lanes will be maintained.

Once the barriers are in place, the A52 Eastbound, Pentagon to Raynesway, will be closed overnight from 8.00pm to 6.00 am. The road closures will commence on 12th October 2017 and will last up to 20 weeks.  Two narrow running lanes will operate in the daytime.

  • From 11th to 22nd December 2017, the road will not close until 10.00pm.
  • When Derby County Football Club are playing midweek home games, the road will not be closed until after 11.00pm.
  • From 23rd December 2017 to 7th January 2018 no works will be carried out and there will be no road closures.

PDF Drawings showing the routes affected and the proposed diversions are available on the A52 Scheme webpage

Works will include reducing the width of the central reserve to give more room to widen the carriageway. This will then enable us to create additional lanes in each direction.  Eastbound the third lane will be from the Wyvern Way slip road to the diverge to Raynesway/Spondon. As well as increasing capacity, the additional lane will reduce the need for drivers to change lanes.

When the works have been completed on the eastbound side it will be fully operational and work will then commence on the other side of the carriageway.  Works on the A52 Westbound and Wyvern Junctions will be carried out during the daytime and two narrow lanes will be kept open throughout. This phase is planned to start in March 2018 and will last around 20 weeks.

News articles and more information about the Scheme is available on the webpage. We will be issuing regular scheme updates as well as news on Derby Newsroom, along with Twitter and Facebook updates.

A dedicated group of TC Harrison Ford employees and relatives have successfully completed a fundraising walk in aid of the British Heart Foundation.

The walk, 17 September, took the team from our Burton-Upon-Trent dealership to our Pride Park Ford Superstore.

The 14 mile dealership to dealership walk took just over 4 hours to complete, with a short pit stop for lunch. With the route taking them through the beautiful Staffordshire and Derbyshire scenery, including the canal path pictured below.

The team were also greatly motivated by the number of ‘pips’ from motorists along the way, especially those from loyal TC Harrison customers!

As the walk came to an end, with our Pride Park site in view, which was a very welcoming sight, some participants decided to jog to the finish line!

Thanks to our very generous sponsors, team TCH raised an impressive £1,340 for the British Heart Foundation.

As you may be aware, TC Harrison Ford work very closely with the British Heart Foundation and are proud to provide a public access defibrillator at our Pride Park dealership boundary and facilitate periodic CPR & defibrillator awareness sessions.

When you are next in the Pride Park area, please take the time to familiarise yourself with the defibrillator location (very easy to spot) and make your customers, colleagues, friends and family aware of it’s provision and location.

We hope it never has to be used, but the more people aware of it’s availability and location the better.

Our defibrillator has been in place since February 2016 and to date has been deployed three times by East Midlands Ambulance Service, through giving directions to the 999 caller. So, if you are already aware of the location it will save precious time in a emergency.

The below photo shows the defibrillator location, in relation to our Pride Park Ford Superstore main building.

ORIENT HOUSE, STANIER WAY, WYVERN BUSINESS PARK DE21 6BF

EXCEPTIONAL CAR PARKING PROVISION – 20 SPACES –

3,000 SQ FT OF SELF CONTAINED MODERN OFFICES

LOCATED CLOSE TO SAINSBURYS AND THE WYVERN RETAIL PARK (5 MIN WALK – CONVENIENTLY LOCATED FOR LUNCHTIME SHOPPING ETC)

PRIORITISED ROAD ACCESS ONTO A52

 

  • A rare opportunity to secure 3,000 sq ft (279 sq m) of offices with 20 car parking spaces
  • Gas fired central heating with some comfort cooling cassettes

Prestigious office park location

Background

The property was built by William Davis in 1995 as part of the successful 18 acre Wyvern Business Park, comprising 300,000 sq ft, which was completed in 2009.

 

Location

The Wyvern Business Park is an established and highly successful dedicated premier office park located approximately 2 miles east of Derby City Centre.

 

Together with the adjacent Wyvern Retail Park it is strategically located adjoining both Pride Park and the A52 dual carriageway.

 

Occupiers

The Wyvern Business Park has attracted local, regional and international companies including Synergy Healthcare, Capita Plc, Mouchell Parkman, Dermalogica, P Ducker Systems, Dains Chartered Accountants, Aggregate Industries, HM Government Offices, Onesubsea (part of the Cameron Group), Franklands Insurance brokers, Esker UK and, of course, Raybould & Sons.

Public Transport

There is a regular public bus service from Derby City Centre calling at Pride Park and the Wyvern Business Park.

There is also fast access to Derby’s Midland Mainline railway Station via the car park, on Pride Park, with ‘over-bridge‘ access to all platforms.

Local Facilities

There is a 110 bedroomed Premier Travel Inn on the Park.

Sainsbury’s is located adjacent the Park entrance and the Wyvern retail Park which is also home to Sainsburys Homebase, Boots The Chemist, Next Home, Mothercare, and Halfords.

There is also a Costa Coffee with additional drive thru facility.


The Property

Orient House comprises a two storey, self contained, semi detached office building extending to some 3,000 sq ft (279 sq m).

Internally, the accommodation is arranged to provide ground floor entrance lobby, reception area (with disabled WC) and part open plan/part partitioned offices.

The first floor provides an open plan office area, private office, kitchenette, store and boardroom/meeting room.

There are Ladies and Gents WC’s on the first floor landing.

Features and Specification

Gas fired central heating, some independent comfort cooling cassettes, double glazed window units, wood effect flooring throughout the office areas giving a contemporary ‘feel’, suspended ceilings with recessed Category II lighting units, security grilles to ground floor windows and window blinds.

 

Exceptional Car Parking

20 car parking spaces – it is exceptional to have 20 car parking spaces with 3,000 sq ft of office space.

 

The ‘extra’ parking means that the premises are ideal for a company either with large staff numbers or where there are regular visitors.

 

Non Domestic Rates

Information obtained from the Valuation Office website provides the both current rating assessment and the draft assessment for the 2017 rating List which comes into force on 1st April 2017

 

2010 List assessment

 

Rateable Value: £29,000

 

2017 List assessment

 

Rateable Value: £23,250

 

This information is provided for guidance only and interested parties should make their own enquiries to confirm that this is the position.

Services

All mains services are available and connected.

 

We have not tested any of the services or installations.

 

Town & Country Planning

We believe that the premises have the benefit of existing planning consent for office use (B1).

 

However, interested parties should make their own enquiries of Derby City Council planning Department to verify that this is the current position and to determine whether planning consent is required for their proposed use.

Terms

The premises are available either by way of a new full repairing and insuring lease on terms to be agreed.

 

The tenant is responsible for internal repairs, fixtures and fittings, decoration and external repairs and decoration to the property and to the car parking spaces. At the end of the lease the tenant is required to leave the premises in good repair and to redecorate throughout.

 

The tenant is responsible for all costs of electricity, gas and telephone and business rates, water rates and sewerage rates direct to the appropriate authority or supplier.

 

The landlord insures the building against fire and similar risks and the cost of the annual insurance premium is reimbursed by the tenant.

 

The tenant is responsible for paying on a quarterly basis a service charge towards the cost of maintaining the common landscaping, the car park access roads, the barriers and external lighting. The annual cost of this is nominal and full details are available from Raybould & Sons.

 

Rent

Upon application

 

VAT

We are advised that VAT will be payable on the rent and any service charge expenditure.

Legal Costs

Each party to the transaction will bear their own legal costs.

EPC

An energy performance certificate can be made available on request.

 

Certificate No: 9601-3019-0648-0902-3301

 

Rating C – 73.

 

Viewing

All Viewings to be strictly by prior appointment through the sole selling agents, Raybould & Sons and under no circumstances should you make contact with the current occupiers directly.

 

Contact:  Martin Langsdale

 

Tel:          01332 295555

 

Email:      martin@raybouldandsons.co.uk

 

 

 

 

  • 875 sq ft with Parking for 5 cars
  • Modern offices on Pride Park, a premier Derby business park
  • Comfort cooling and gas fired central heating
  • External CCTV monitoring and separate intruder alarm
  • Existing business on ground and first floor unaffected

5 car parking spaces

Location

Derby is an important East Midlands city located at the intersection with the A38, A50 and A52 trunk roads.

Pride Park is situated approximately 1 mile (1.5 km) east of Derby city centre and is recognised as a principal location for business and leisure.

There are excellent commuter and public transport links  on Pride Park –  a park & ride shuttle bus facility and

PART GROUND FLOOR OFFICE ACCOMMODATION - 875 SQ FT - PARKING FOR 5 CARS - PRIDE PARK

PART GROUND FLOOR OFFICE ACCOMMODATION – 875 SQ FT – PARKING FOR 5 CARS – PRIDE PARK

direct ‘over-bridge’ access to all platforms at Derby’s Midland Mainline Railway Station from Pride Park.

Pride Park can be accessed directly from the A52 which connects with Junction 25 of the M1 motorway network approximately 7 miles to the east.

 Royal Scot Road is accessed from Pride Parkway at Island 4 (adjacent the Derby Audi Garage).

 The Premises

The premises comprise part of the ground floor office accommodation at Bailey House with reception, kitchenette and WC facilities which are used in common with the owner/occupier of the remainder of the building.

The offices are accessed via a separate lockable internal door from the reception area.

The suite has been arranged to provide an open plan office area with four rooms/offices off.

The offices are finished to a good specification including:

  • Powder coated aluminium double glazed external window and door units
  • Category II lighting units
  • Comfort cooling
  • Gas fired central heating
  • Separate intruder alarm
  • External CCTV monitoring
  • Carpet tiles
  • 5 car parking spaces

Accommodation

The accommodation has been measured on a Net Internal Area (NIA) basis.

Offices:       875 sq ft   (81.3 sq m)

Please note that these floor areas are provided for information purposes only and prospective occupiers are advised to undertake their own measurements of the property.

Services

We believe all mains services are available and connected.

We have not tested any of the services.

Planning & Use

Bailey House is occupied by Traders Warehouse, who are suppliers of security equipment to the trade.

We believe that the premises have a use falling within Class B1 /B8 of the Town & Country Planning (Use Classes) Order.

Interested parties should make their own enquiries of Derby City Council Planning Department to verify that this is the current position.

Non Domestic Rates

Please note that Bailey House has a single assessment in respect of the building as a whole:

Rateable Value:  £48,750 (from 1st April 2017)

Multiplier: 0.48 (2017/2018)

A proportion of the cost of non domestic rates will be payable as described under ‘Terms’ below.

Rent

£10,950 per annum exclusive.

Rent is payable monthly in advance.

Terms

The premises are offered to let by way of a new lease/tenancy for a term of years to be agreed.

Additional Costs

In addition to the rent, costs incurred in respect of non domestic rates, water rates, electricity, gas, building insurance, air conditioning service and maintenance, window cleaning, and maintenance of the communal toilets will be re-charged at 20% of the total cost for the Bailey House.

Indicative costs, based upon the last 12 months expenditure, can be made available upon request.

VAT

We are advised that VAT will be payable on the rent.

 Legal Costs

Each party to the transaction will bear their own legal costs.

EPC

An energy performance certificate can be made available on request.

Viewing

All Viewings to be strictly by prior appointment through the sole selling agents, Raybould & Sons and under no circumstances should you make contact with the current occupiers directly.

Contact:  Martin Langsdale

Tel:          01332 295555

Email:      martin@raybouldandsons.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emma - Executive Multi-skilled Management Assistants

Emma - Executive Multi-skilled Management Assistants

In today’s competitive market place, busy professionals cannot afford to lose valuable hours of their working day to those time-consuming administrative tasks. We all know the ones; invoicing, expenses, contracts, emailing, booking meetings and travel etc. Businesses need to engage in business development and meet potential clients. Your initial thought might be to take on an employee part-time to help. But can you really afford to? Hiring a virtual assistant like EMMA is more cost effective and offers many more benefits.

Delegate your workload
First and foremost, using EMMA means you can avoid the hassle of job adverts, interviewing and employment contracts. There’s no need to worry about payroll, pensions, holiday cover and sick pay. Plus, coming on board with a company like EMMA, rather than a freelancer, you can rest assured that the background checks, interviews and training have already been done for you and that you are hiring someone with appropriate skills and who is experienced.
No training needed
Using EMMA gives you access to a diverse multi-skilled team who can support you with a range of tasks including diary and travel management, HR and employment activities, event management and financial support. You’d be hard pushed to find one person with all those skills. In addition, here at EMMA, having worked with a wide variety of businesses in varying industries, we are highly experienced and can get up to speed on your projects straight away. With Executive Multi-skilled Management Assistants within EMMA, we can handle much more than simple admin tasks.Effective AND efficient
Time is money! Hiring a virtual assistant like EMMA means you only pay for the hours you use. Demand can fluctuate  and businesses can often have both busy and quiet periods. EMMA has the flexibility to support you during those busier periods. With an employee, you have to pay them regardless of the amount of work they actually do.Our office is your office
Many modern-day entrepreneurs work remotely and don’t have a physical office space. Here at EMMA, we provide our own office space and equipment, meaning no more expensive office costs for you. Plus, with tools like WhatsApp, Google Drive and Skype, communication is easy and straightforward. The EMMA team are available any time.Serious about expanding?
So if you’re serious about driving forward your business and spending more time on those valuable revenue generating activities, so you can become more productive, let EMMA do the rest.  Contact us today.

Theme park and attractions photography company seeks software developers, agile practitioners and UX specialists to deliver next generation digital photography platform

 

Picsolve, the pioneer behind photography solutions for theme parks and attractions, is expanding its office in Derby to host a brand new tech development division for 25 recruits. The expanded team will join a further 60 employees working on delivering innovative photo solutions for the leisure and entertainment industry.

Picsolve is already well-established, with over 2,500 employees across the world, capturing over 250 million photos a year for renowned partners such as Thorpe Park, Alton Towers and Madame Tussauds. Its offering includes award winning ‘Green Screen’, rollercoaster ride and specialist event photography at theme parks, water parks, tourist attractions and holiday resorts globally.

Despite a huge global presence with offices in Orlando, Hong Kong and Dubai, Picsolve has always maintained a prominent presence in the ‘tech city’ of Derby, in which 12% of the workforce are already employed within hi-tech roles. Tapping into a blossoming region that is booming with technology expertise and innovations, Picsolve is seeking the very best of tech talent to deliver a next generation platform that will help cement its market leadership position.

CEO of Picsolve, Alan Wright, commented: “Creating competition for established tech hubs, Derby is a burgeoning hot spot for technology innovation and we aim to take advantage of this local talent by moving our entire technology provision to the region. As a global leader in the attractions industry, Picsolve represents a fantastic opportunity for developers looking for an exciting challenge coupled with the stability of working for an established business.”

Chief People Officer of Picsolve, Paul Kennedy, commented: “We’re looking forward to welcoming our new employees at this very exciting time for the business. The leisure and attractions industry is experiencing a huge transformation, moving towards a more digitally-focused offering for tech-savvy visitors. With over 20 years of experience, Picsolve will be offering its new team members the opportunity to work on the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking developments in this industry.”

To support the new hires and its development, Picsolve’s Derby office will undergo a major expansion, extending across an entire floor and adding new facilities within its existing building in Pride Park.

 

BSP Consulting has an immediate vacancy in our Derby office for an AutoCAD Technician to work within our experienced structural engineering design team.

From our Derby office we work for prestigious clients throughout the East Midlands and United Kingdom, designing steel and concrete framed and loadbearing masonry buildings.

Responsibilities

The role would suit someone with experience using AutoCad drafting software in a structural engineering environment. The role will involve the drafting of designs under the guidance of engineers and senior technicians for projects in the commercial, industrial and residential sectors. The role will require personal time management and teamwork. It is office based and also includes general office and quality assurance duties.

The successful candidate will be given on the job training to develop their skills and they will work closely with the other members of the structural engineering team. Following an initial period the role can include day-release training at local colleges or university, subject to individual’s needs and ambitions. Client care is of paramount importance to us as a company and, from time to time, the successful candidate will expected to communicate with other professionals within the industry. Therefore they will be an able communicator, both in written English and verbally, in person and on the telephone.

Experience

Two years experience working in the construction industry is required.

Education

A strong background of English, Mathematics and a logical approach to problem solving should be demonstrated. The successful candidate will be computer literate, being an able user of Word and Excel. Specific experience in the use of AutoCAD for technical drawing will need to be demonstrated at interview. It would also be of benefit if the candidate can demonstrate any experience of drawing or design at the interview.

Required Skill

Experience using AutoCAD software is essential for this role.

Desired Skill

Experience in using REVIT is advantageous.

BSP Consulting is an Equal Opportunities Employer. See the values section of our website for a copy of the policy.

Details:

Location: 5 Pride Point Drive, Pride Park, Derby
Hours of work: A minimum of 40 hours per week, from 8.30am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday with 30 minutes lunch.
Holidays: Allowance is in line with industry standard and is subject to relevant experience.
Salary: A competitive salary will be offered and is subject to relevant experience and qualifications.

If you think you could become a valuable member of our team, we would welcome hearing from you.

At BSP Consulting, we believe in employing the right people for the right job. Our staff are at the heart of what we do, and we are committed to employing the best. In return we can offer career development and training opportunities.

You can apply by E-mailing your CV and covering letter to k.white@bsp-consulting.co.uk

or by sending it to:
Katie White
BSP Consulting
12 Oxford Street
Nottingham
NG1 5BG

BSP Consulting has an immediate vacancy in our Nottingham or Derby office for a Civil Engineering Graduate to work within our experienced civil engineering design team.

The team works for clients throughout the East Midlands and United Kingdom, designing SuDS drainage schemes and highway works using Microdrainage and PDS industry standard software with final drawings produced in AutoCAD. The team also carry out river modelling and flood risk assessments using Flood Modeller river modelling software.

Responsibilities

A logical analytical approach to problem solving should be demonstrated. The successful candidate will specifically be able to;-

Operate, autonomously with minimal guidance in relation to design updates, drafting and detailing.

Operate with guidance in the production of basic design solutions when provided with constraints.

Undertake and respond to project based queries by telephone or other means and feedback to others.

Experience

Specific experience in the use of AutoCAD for technical drawing will ideally be demonstrated at interview.

The successful candidate will be given on the job guidance to achieve their individually led development and they will work closely with the other members of the civil engineering team. We operate an ICE registered graduate training scheme which will be open to the successful candidate. Client care is of paramount importance to us as a company, as is the ongoing development and wellbeing of our staff.

Education

The role would suit a BSc/BEng (Hons) qualified civil engineering graduate who has some relevant experience within the industry, circa one year minimum.

Required skills

Knowledge of CDM regulations and construction industry health and safety.

Computer literate, being fully competent in the use of word and excel.

Specific experience in the use of AutoCAD for technical drawing will ideally be demonstrated at interview.

The role would suit a BSc/BEng (Hons) qualified civil engineering graduate who has some relevant experience within the industry, circa one year minimum.

Desired skills

An awareness of or experience in the use of Microdrainage, PDS or Flood Modeller would be advantageous
The role will involve the design and drafting of SuDs schemes, private externals works, section 38 and section 104 works for adoption.

The role will also include the design and drafting of civil engineering works for a wide ranging, variety of sectors.

BSP Consulting is an Equal Opportunities Employer. See the values section of our website for a copy of the policy.

Details:

Location: Oxford Street, Nottingham or Pride Park, Derby
Hours of work: A minimum of 40 hours per week, from 8.30am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday with 30 minutes lunch.
Holidays: Allowance is in line with industry standard and is subject to relevant experience.
Salary: A competitive salary will be offered and is subject to relevant experience and qualifications.

If you think you could become a valuable member of our team, we would welcome hearing from you.

At BSP Consulting, we believe in employing the right people for the right job. Our staff are at the heart of what we do, and we are committed to employing the best. In return we can offer career development and training opportunities.

You can apply by E-mailing your CV and covering letter to k.white@bsp-consulting.co.uk

or by sending it to:
Katie White
BSP Consulting
12 Oxford Street
Nottingham
NG1 5BG

PridePark.net is proud to announce that it has received renewed backing from Essential Print Services and law firm Geldards, as well as three new ‘signings’; HSG, Shapcott Accountants and Derby Pride Academy.

“I’ve been a sponsor of PridePark.net for over 5 years and it’s provided endless opportunities for me and my business,“ Yvonne Gorman – Essential Print Services.

“It made perfect sense for HSG to sponsor PridePark.net. We’re an active supporter of the local business community and we cannot wait to get involved,” Selena Tombs – HSG UK.

“Shapcotts are pleased to be involved with PridePark.net and look forward to forming greater links with local businesses,” Janet Shapcott – Shapcott Accountants.

“PridePark.net has allowed the academy to network with businesses across the site, which will create opportunities for our students and support the academy,” Robin Foster – Derby Pride Academy.

“We are delighted to continue our support for PridePark.net. We look forward to welcoming new businesses to the area, as well as developing current relationships,” Dan Sinnott – Geldards.

Left to right; Selena Tombs - HSG UK, Robin Foster - Derby Pride Academy, Yvonne Gorman - Essential Print Services, an Sinnott - Geldards & Janet Shapcott - Shapcott Accountants.

Left to right; Selena Tombs – HSG UK, Robin Foster – Derby Pride Academy, Yvonne Gorman – Essential Print Services, Dan Sinnott – Geldards & Janet Shapcott – Shapcott Accountants.

Any company that is based on Pride Park or the Wyvern Business Park is encouraged to upload their profile and news stories to the directory, as well as attend the quarterly business meetings, all of which remain completely free of charge thanks to the continued support of our sponsors. If you would like to know more, call 01332 418377.

Data Clarity Limited have been announced as finalists in this year’s Payroll World Awards for a second consecutive year for their expenses and time management solution Clarity365.

The Payroll World Awards (now in its 6th year), celebrates success within the Payroll industry, through 21 award categories with the ‘Technology Award’ highlighting organisations that have developed and enhanced software products such as payroll, time and attendance and workforce management.

Chloé Farmer, Marketing & Customer Relations Manager said, “We are honoured to be finalists in the ‘Technology Award’ category. Over the past 6 months we have invested in new functionality and made usability improvements. We have worked closely with our clients to deliver our new HMRC vehicle specific rates allowing employees to submit mileage expenses based on their engine size.”

The cloud-based software requires an internet connection or application to use providing instant accessibility for all users. Businesses can enjoy cost savings through automating their expenses and timesheet processes and eliminating costly paper expenditure.

A full approval workflow is available for senior managers who are able to authorise at the click of a button or send details to clients for approval. Clarity365 is available to trial free for 30 days. Simply click here and register your company details. Once you have your login you may download the mobile app for free on your iOS, Android or Windows 10 device. PC and laptop users can now download the desktop app onto their Windows 10 machines.

Winners will be announced on the 3rd November at Hilton London Bankside.

About the Payroll World Awards

The Payroll World Awards 2016, sponsored by SD Worx, recognise and reward hard work and best practice in the payroll industry. Now entering its 6th year, Payroll World’s established flagship event unites the industry for an evening of celebration. View the finalists here.

About Data Clarity Limited

Data Clarity Ltd provides cloud-based SaaS software services and solutions to the professional services sector across the UK & Ireland. They have a number of products in their software portfolio aiming to simplify business processes, reducing administrative burdens and saving businesses time and money in the process. Visit: Data Clarity for more information.