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Live ‘a life less ordinary’ in a Yorkshire mansion

Live ‘a life less ordinary’ in a Yorkshire mansion

An opportunity to enjoy life within a stunning Grade II listed Georgian mansion, in estate grounds, is on offer. Thundercliffe Grange was built in 1777 for the Earl of Effingham. The house and its cottages, coach houses and stables are tucked away on a 22-acre country estate down a tree-lined driveway which stretches almost a […]

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New apprenticeships across Yorkshire with housebuilder

New apprenticeships across Yorkshire with housebuilder

Five new apprentices are beginning new careers with Barratt Developments in Yorkshire. The three new joiners and two new bricklayers, are the latest intake of apprentices to start their construction careers with the housebuilder, as part of its apprenticeship scheme. This year sees apprentices located across the region, with Darren Emmett, 33, working at Weavers […]

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House prices go up, with fewer homes to rent

House prices go up, with fewer homes to rent

House prices rose across Yorkshire during July, while the supply of homes to rent fell, a survey has shown. A lack of new properties entering the housing market contributed to the price rises seen across Yorkshire and the Humber, while tax changes affected the rentals market. Last month 35 per cent more contributors in Yorkshire […]

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Waterside homes within new Yorkshire development

Waterside homes within new Yorkshire development

A home with a view is high on the list of desirables for buyers and one West Yorkshire development is making the most of its canal side location. Brompton Fold, a development by housebuilder Miller Homes, is in the Pennine village of Apperley Bridge. All its homes are in a rural location, but a handful […]

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New face heads up housebuilder’s Yorkshire region

New face heads up housebuilder’s Yorkshire region

There is a new face heading the Yorkshire region of a major housebuilder. Mark Leigh, 53,  joins Miller Homes as its new managing director for Yorkshire. He makes the move from Taylor Wimpey, and has enjoyed a successful senior level career in the housebuilding industry. “I am delighted to join the Miller team in Yorkshire […]

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Property market bounces back for summer

Property market bounces back for summer

It was good news for the property market last month, as figures across the country reveal that the supply of housing rose and more sales were completed. The number of sales agreed per branch increased by 13 per cent in June, fro the previous month, but remains lower than this time last year, according to […]

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Car parks could double as night shelters for the homeless across Yorkshire

Car parks could double as night shelters for the homeless across Yorkshire

An initiative to help provide safe overnight accommodation for homeless people by repurposing public spaces – such as car parks, has made the shortlist of  a national competition. The idea is one within the RICS’ Cities for our Future competition, and could win its instigators a £50,000 prize. Using car parks as safe accommodation is […]

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New homes on the way in rural Yorkshire hotspot

New homes on the way in rural Yorkshire hotspot

More people will be able to enjoy living in a picturesque part of Yorkshire, as a new development takes shape. Miller Homes is set to open new site, Corner Fields, in Skipton later this summer.  There will ultimately be  73, two, three, four and five bedroom properties in a community where demand for new homes […]

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Housebuilder supports children’s cancer charity in Yorkshire

Housebuilder supports children’s cancer charity in Yorkshire

Candlelighters, a children’s cancer charity, is to be championed by a housebuilder, with employees raising funds throughout the year. The charity is Leeds-based and helps children with cancer in Yorkshire by supporting their families and helping to fund a range of activities. This includes raising money for equipment on hospital wards and funding the jobs […]

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Old churches command high prices at auction

Old churches command high prices at auction

Redundant churches are the must-have properties of the current market it seems, with buyers clamouring to make one their own at auction. Properties in need of renovation and modernisation are in great demand in general, as available stock to buy is in short supply, recent sales have shown. Three vacant church buildings, including one which […]

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