McAndrew Martin surveying team expands

A growing south coast firm has seen its surveying team go from strength to strength in recent weeks. Director Ian Lee from leading multi-disciplinary practice McAndrew Martin explained he was doubly delighted over recent changes. Firstly the business, which is based at the Acorn Business Centre in Portsmouth with offices in London, has celebrated Richard Hookway attaining AssocRICS status. And … Read More

Geest in line for Portsmouth return

Eastern Caribbean shipping firm Geest Line is returning to Portsmouth two years after relocating to Dover. The company moved its cargo handling operation to the Kent port due to scheduling difficulties at Portsmouth, which have now been resolved.

Jack’s gym hits the ground running

Hampshire’s newest gym has hit the ground running by bringing the latest Los Angeles’ techniques to the south coast. Former Portsmouth FC academy player Jack Plummer returned from the US to open the business that already has 100 members.

Lasting charity legacy for former PPA chairman

When Tom Holloway stood down as chairman of Portsmouth Property Association (PPA) after a successful two-year tenure he could feel justifiably proud of what had been achieved during his time in the high-profile role. Tom, who is a director at the independent chartered surveyors and commercial and industrial property consultants Holloway, Illife & Mitchell said his vision for his chairmanship was simple: “I … Read More

Recruitment business has Excellent partner

One of the largest recruitment businesses in Portsmouth has become a ‘silver’ partner of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC). Wild Recruitment has been working in the town since 2001 and has found employment for hundreds of service veterans.

Queens Hotel’s D-Day tribute in Southsea

Queens Hotel marks D-Day in style: Residents are invited to go and see the Queens Hotel mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day with a stylish, patriotic salute to veterans. On Wednesday June 5 from 9.30pm you can see the Queens Hotel in Southsea as you have never seen her before, when she is lit-up to honour the D-Day veterans. The hotel in … Read More

Data custodian uploads growth at Technopole

A specialist in information and communications technology (ICT) is to grow its footprint at a thriving business centre in Portsmouth. Curatrix Technologies, led by Managing Director Martyn Randell, moved their IT support team into a four-person office at Portsmouth Technopole six months ago before relocating their data protection and telecoms specialists to the centre in February. Curatrix has plans to … Read More

Property group chairman optimistic over future

News that Debenhams will close its store in Southsea in 2020, has been greeted with cautious optimism by Portsmouth Property Association. The demise of the store, only weeks after it was announced the neighbouring Knight and Lee department store was also to close, is a sign of the shift to online shopping but the changes could lead to an exciting future for … Read More