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SINGLE TOP FLOOR EXCLUSIVE OFFICE SUITE – OLYMPUS HOUSE, WYVERN BUSINESS PARK – 3,767 SQ FT – TO LET

(existing occupier below (P Ducker Systems) unaffected )

  • Prominent Location
  • Fast Access to A52
  • Easy Walking Distance to Wyern Retail Park
  • Panoramic Views
  • 8 Person Passenger Lift
  • Data Network
  • Comfort Cooling and Gas-fired Heating
  • Exclusive Toilets, Kitchen – together with Plant Room and Store Room
  • Allocated Private Parking
  • Impressive Entrance Atrium

The present tenants, OneSubSea UK Ltd, have the benefit of a full data network (which will be left in situ without any warranty).  Their lease ends 2nd May 2012 with opportunities to extend.  The sublease will be drawn up outside the provisions of the Sections 24-28 of The Landlord & Tenant Act 1954.

 

For further information and  lease terms, please contact Trevor Raybould of the sole letting agents, Raybould & Sons – 01332 295555  trevor@raybouldandsons.co.uk

subject to contract and availability

A52 Wyvern Transport Improvement Scheme – Stakeholder Update – March 2018

 

A52 Brian Clough Way

 The next phase of work, between the Pentagon and Raynesway junctions, starts on Saturday 24th March 2018. This phase includes the construction of the new concrete central reservation barrier. This needs to be carried out in the daytime and is being done during the Easter school holiday period, when there will be less traffic on the roads. One lane of the carriageway in each direction will be closed for 24 hours a day.  The lane closures will be in place between Saturday 24th March and Thursday 29th March and then again after the Easter Bank Holiday weekend between Tuesday 3rd April and Friday 6th April.

More details about these works can be found in the Latest News section on the A52 Scheme webpage and in this article from Council News.

Wyvern Way/Stanier Way junction improvement works

The road layout at Wyvern Way/Stanier Way junction was altered during the evening of 21st March as part of the next phase of work to construct a new roundabout at this junction. A few issues with this junction were raised and changes to the road markings were made overnight on 22nd March. We will continue to monitor the situation.

Area between the A52 and park near to Waterford Drive 

On Friday 16th March pupils from Meadow Farm Community Primary School helped to plant over 120 trees in this area. In total 3,200 trees have been planted, with help from the Trees for Cities project.  Further details are in this article from Council News.

Footbridge from Meadow Lane, Chaddesden, to Wyvern Retail Park 

At the end of the existing footbridge on the Wyvern side, a ramp has been created leading to a temporary pedestrian crossing. The area between Wyvern Way and Toys R Us car park has been fenced off for safety reasons whilst work takes place in the area. The footbridge will stay in place whilst the replacement footbridge is constructed from Meadow Lane to the Wyvern Retail Park.

Further details about the scheme are on the A52 Scheme webpage. This will be regularly updated as the Scheme progresses.

 

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.

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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.