Many people in Milton Keynes will remember the harrowing story of the fire in Stony Stratford that destroyed a section of the listed buildings that line the High Street. There was so much at stake with the loss of established retail and office businesses – including Cox & Robinson’s first ever chemist, all within a much loved conservation area. Landlord Ross Ellens kindly shared the story of the refurbishment in our latest case study. He said: “This precious little arcade was derelict, which broke all our hearts. Today, it’s wonderful. Walking into some of the little rooms, you feel like
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Categories: Building and Heritage.

Would you like to join our conscientious trades team? Due to an increased workload, we are delighted to announce that we are recruiting PAYE or self-employed multi-skilled tradespeople with lead skills in carpentry, plumbing, painting, tiling and other finishes. Successful candidates will strive for perfection in their work: however, we will consider people with all skill levels as we will create appropriate training opportunities for the right people. We are open to hearing from people who like to work as part of a small, friendly team and those who prefer to partner with existing tradespeople. We are looking for people
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Categories: Building, Heritage, and Maintenance.

Wilford & Dean are delighted to have a brand-new fleet of vans, large and small, for our construction and maintenance team. We’re all really pleased, and hope they contribute to our 200-year-old business becoming better known far and wide. Our staff had great fun helping to capture these pictures earlier this summer. Most people would be unable to guess just how straight this line of vans had to be parked to get the best picture! Many thanks to St Mary’s of Woburn for letting us use your stunning church as a backdrop. The on-road shot was taken by James Rudd,
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Categories: Building, Heritage, and Maintenance.