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Demolition to kick-start new housing estate

The former warehouse facilities of Ridgeons building merchants on Cromwell Road, Cambridge will shortly be demolished, making way for a large new housing neighbourhood, as Cambridge City Council looks to increase council homes in the region.

Local construction firm Mick George Ltd will imminently complete the demolition works on behalf of Hill Partnerships Ltd. 

It is understood that Mick George Ltd have made considered efforts within the scope of the works to recycle much of the demolition materials for re-use, minimising traffic congestion within the area.

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Help with buying a rainwater system - and finding a local installer

Rainclear Systems, the specialist metal rainwater system stockist and online retailer, can help with selecting, costing and buying your rainwater system. They offer a free ‘Take-off’ from architect’s drawings to ensure you have a list of all the components you need, and using a rainwater flowrate calculator, they will work out what size guttering & downpipes will be required on your project in your particular geographic location. 

Then they can let you know the cost of buying all the components from them. 

If you need a special colour or a bespoke item fabricated for your project, they can help with that. 

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FIS extends helping hand to Paragon Interiors Group staff facing redundancy

FIS, representative body for the £10 billion finishes and interiors sector in the UK, has extended its hand to help the 75 staff being made redundant at Paragon Interiors Group.

Iain McIlwee, FIS CEO said “Paragon Interiors Group is a time served Gold award winning member of FIS and it’s tragic to learn the deal with Red 7 Property has collapsed. We care deeply about our membership base and recognise that staff are the most valuable asset of any organisation. We have worked with our colleagues at Paragon Interiors Group for a long time and for this reason we would like to help them secure employment in other organisations through our contacts and networks”

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Mick George Ltd splash out on stabilisation kit

Having announced the appointment of two new Senior Stabilisation Managers at the back end of 2018, Mick George Ltd has further signalled its intent to grow their Stabilisation division with the six-figure acquisition of an impressive Wirtgen 250i ‘S Pack’.

Having landed many high-profile contracts for its Stabilisation service in recent times, the Wirtgen 250i has been thrust straight in to action at the National Trusts Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire as part of a ‘Welcome Project’ that Mick George Ltd are completing various enabling works at.

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Cygnus offers maximum protection to Battersea Power Station

Bull Products, a manufacturer of life-saving fire protection equipment, has confirmed the largest installation of its Cygnus Wireless Alarm System to date. 

Over 460 alarm units have been installed at London’s major landmark, Battersea Power Station, protecting 3,000 workers on site. This is the highest number of units to be installed on one project since the inception of the Cygnus alarm system.

Read more: Cygnus offers maximum protection to Battersea Power Station