Hi-tech Village Hotel Club opens in Portsmouth

Village Hotel Club Portsmouth is set to welcome its first guests on Monday 6th November following a significant investment of £21 million. Guests can enjoy 153 stylish rooms, smart technology, comfy beds and a state-of-the-art gym facility all under one roof. Club bedrooms are fitted with a virtual concierge, the Amazon Echo Dot. With the Echo, Portsmouth will be the … Read More

REIDsteel on board for £45m ferry project

Structural steel company REIDsteel has completed work on landmark passenger facilities as part of a £45m ferry terminal revamp in Portsmouth. The 130-strong firm was a key contractor in the project at Gunwharf for ferry operator Wightlink through Southampton-based engineering, procurement and construction contractor Trant Engineering. REIDsteel designed, supplied and erected all steelwork, cladding, external windows and external doors for … Read More

Estate agency staff on the move

A Portsmouth estate and lettings agency has moved its staff under one roof as its business grows across the city. Chinneck Shaw has brought its 13-strong team together in its Bridge office at Copnor to better serve its customers from a single point. Staff from its nearby Pond office in Tangier Road started working at the Bridge office from June … Read More

Inspiring transatlantic race beckons for amateur sailors

A team of amateur sailors has undergone an intense training weekend off the coast of southern England in preparation for a famous transatlantic race later this month. The 12-strong crew, backed by a professional skipper, his mate and two watch leaders, has signed up for the high-profile Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) with Southampton-based sailing specialists First Class Sailing. Beginning … Read More

New look for property professionals

Portsmouth Property Association (PPA) – the body that brings together the city’s industry professionals under one umbrella group – has a new look website.