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The Pickstock Group Commences Work for Lincoln Student Scheme

 Pickstock Construction and Elements Europe, both members of The Pickstock Group, will work together to deliver a student accommodation scheme in Lincoln.  JR Pickstock ltd will use Elements Europe’s Roompod building system to deliver the high quality 120 bed student accommodation scheme. Pickstock Construction, acting as the main contractor commenced on-site late April whilst Elements Europe has began manufacturing the fully volumetric room “Roompod” modules in its off-site manufacturing facility in […]

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Spoonley Farm Wins Second Place at LABC Awards

The Pickstock Group received second place at the LABC Building Excellence Awards for the development at Spoonley Farm in Llansantffriad. The LABC Building Excellence Awards are all about the essence of well-constructed buildings.  According to LABC the finalists are not judged on architectural beauty, but on the “excellence” shown from a construction and technical building control point of view. The awards showcase buildings and design teams that have had to tussle with technical […]

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Bathroom Pods for Premier Inn Wandsworth

Elements Europe has signed contracts to manufacture 120 bathroom pods for Premier Inn Wandsworth.  The project is an extension to an existing Sainsbury’s superstore to provide Hotel accommodation at this popular location.  The development is being progressed in a joint venture partnership between Sainsbury’s and Land Securities. Bowmer and Kirkland is the main contractor with Elements Europe acting as the off-site manufacturer of the bathroom pods. The project will be […]

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Elements Europe Asked to Judge at Business Awards

Elements Europe’s Kevin Arthur was asked to join the judging panel to decide upon finalists for the innovation category at the Oswestry and Chronicle Business Awards. The Oswestry and Chronicle Business awards has seen many applicants battle for a place to become a finalist in this year’s business awards. The Pickstock Group has sponsored the innovation category which will see the most innovative local business win the award. “I was […]

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Construction Commences at 155 Gray’s Inn Road, London.

J-Ross Developments announced the commencement of construction at  155 Grays Inn Road in London. The site which is owned by the Pickstock Group is being developed to provide a  high quality mixed use scheme including 9 residential units, together with ground floor office accommodation, which will benefit from its own dedicated underground car park. The scheme involved the redevelopment of a secluded mews site in the heart of central London. […]

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New Homes for Spoonley Farm, Powys

J-Ross Developments Ltd has secured detailed planning permission for 12 new homes to be constructed at its Spoonley Farm in Llansantffraid. JRoss Developments ltd has worked together with the local authority to secure planning permission for 12 high quality new homes, as part of the developer’s existing site in Llansantffraid. Threeof the new homes will be delivered for the Welsh Housing Partnership, and managed by Cymdeithas Tai Clwyd. Camilla Pickstock […]

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Planning Permission Granted for New Sainsbury’s Store

J-Ross Developments secured detailed planning permission in December 2012 to construct a new Sainsbury’s in Llangollen on the site of the current Dobson& Crowther building. The multi million pound development will include the relocation of Dobson&Crowther printing works to a new purpose-built building which will release significant benefits for the business allowing their current operations to be modernised, ensuring they remain competitive in their market and helping to safeguard the […]

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The Pickstock Group Raise £5500 for Marie Curie Cancer Care

The Pickstock Group has managed to raise £5500 for Marie Curie Cancer Care at their charity ball held on Saturday 16thMarch at The Walls in Oswestry.   The ball was in memory of Martin Thorpe, both a friend and colleague to many at The Pickstock Group, Martin sadly passed away in 2012 after battling with cancer.   Marie Curie Cancer Care helped Martin and his family by providing them with […]

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Pickstock Homes Joins the Social Network

Pickstock Homes, a member of The Pickstock Group, now has a Facebook and Twitter page. Social media has become an integral part of any business allowing companies to interact with both clients and employees providing instant updates on new developments and offers available. The social networking sites will provide images of new available homes for sale, current offers and the latest news directly from our website. Pickstock Homes has been […]

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The Pickstock Group Support the Business Awards 2013

The Oswestry and Border Chronicle Business Awards 2013 were officially launched last week as the search for the best business in the area begins. The Pickstock Group has chosen to sponsor the Innovation category which will see the most innovative company in the area win the award. “Innovation is very much at the core of our business so we felt that this would be a suitable category for us to […]

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Pickstock Construction Named Winner at Building Excellent Awards

 Pickstock Construction has been named the overall winner in the Powys Building Control Excellence Awards 2013. The residential development at Spoonley Farm which is located in Llansantffriad, Powys, has won the new housing award.  Pickstock Construction worked with JRoss Developments ltd, both members of The Pickstock Group of companies to complete the residential scheme which comprises of 3,4,5, bedroom homes. The housing project has also been nominated to go forward into the […]

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Construction Work Commences at Oswestry Cricket Club

Pickstock Construction has started work on a new members club, bar and cellar for Oswestry Cricket Club which is located on Morda Road in Oswestry. The cricket club has proved to be a very popular venue for hosting events; the extension will provide additional space and facility for larger functions. Pickstock Construction was responsible for the build of the existing cricket club which was completed two months ahead of schedule. “We are […]

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Light Steel Frame Infill Panels are Back

Elements Europe has re-introduced light steel frame infill panels to their ever growing product range.  This follows a number of enquiries for both structural and façade Light Steel Frame (LSF) for hotels, student accommodation, residential and industrial applications.   The structural and façade LSF range is another offering aside to completed volumetric modules and bathroom pods that Elements Europe manufacture.  The structural LSF can provide the client with panelised floor, wall […]

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Bathroom Pods for Motel One

Motel One is continuing its UK expansion with its second hotel being scheduled to open in Edinburgh Summer 2013. Elements Europe has been appointed by the main contractor, Ogilvie Construction, to manufacture and deliver 129 bathroom pods for the Motel One Hotel. The new Motel One is located on Princess Street in Edinburgh City Centre, in close proximity to the National and Royal Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Castle. Elements […]

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All Go in the Snow

Elements Europe continues to install room pods at the University of Chester despite the snow.   Weather conditions in the UK over the past week have caused disruptions to airports, traffic networks, and according to economists the construction industry.   Elements Europe, modular manufacturers, has continued to install the bedroom pods at the University of Chester for main contractor Morgan Sindall.   “Modern methods of construction offers many advantages compared […]

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New Meat Processing Facility for Pickstock Ashby Ltd

Pickstock Ashby Ltd has started construction on a new meat processing facility at Hortonwood, Telford, following the grant of detailed planning permission in December last year. The development consists of an 85,000 sq.ft. site which will create up to 165 new jobs for the local economy. It is expected to be open for business by the end of July 2013 and represents a significant investment for the Midland based company. […]

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Modular Student Accommodation Increase

As the cost of university education increases, so are students’ expectations of the quality of their accommodation. Elements Europe is finding that this translates into increased demand for modular room solutions. The student accommodation sector is booming and modular construction specialist Elements Europe has recently taken a raft of orders for projects across the country. However, the accommodation being manufactured is very different from the student accommodation of old. Peeling […]

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Job Vacancies at JR Pickstock Ltd

JR Pickstock Ltd is a member of the Midlands based Pickstock Group of companies. The national construction company was founded in 1982 and remains in private ownership, specialising in delivering ambitious and innovative construction projects. Due to continued growth and expansion, we are now looking for enthusiastic, talented and committed people to join our team. The salary and packages are negotiable for all vacancies. Current Vacancies • Construction Director • […]

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Housing Units Exported to Sierra Leone

Elements Europe exported 20 of its volumetric housing units to Sierra Leone. The units which featured two double bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms, were procured by London Mining for use in Sierra Leone. The 20 units were transported from Elements Europe’s Telford factory to Ipswich where they were loaded onto a ship and stacked ready for the journey. The light steel frame units comprise of cold rolled steel C-sections fitted […]

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The Pickstock Group take on The Three Peak Challenge

Employees from the Pickstock Group of companies are to complete the Three Peak Challenge in June 2013, as a charity fundraising event for Shropshire and North Wales Marie Curie Cancer. Twenty two employees from Elements Europe, JRoss Developments Ltd and JR Pickstock Ltd have volunteered to walk the three peaks, which has been named “Martin’s Mountains.” The challenge is in memory of Martin Thorpe, both a friend and colleague, who sadly […]

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Room Pods for the University of Chester

A brand new student accommodation scheme for the University of Chester has been given the go ahead. Elements Europe has been appointed by the main contractor Morgan Sindall, to manufacture and deliver 224 room pods for a student accommodation project in Chester.  The University of Chester has over 15,000 students from both the UK and overseas. This project will see room pods be installed into 3 blocks of student accommodation buildings […]

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Environment and Sustainable Development Minister visits Dolwyddelan Housing

Welsh Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development, John Griffiths, has visited Dolwyddelan, an affordable housing project in Glan y Gors, Conwy. The affordable housing scheme was successfully completed using Elements Europe’s Ty Unnos Modular system. Elements Europe completed the scheme in January, 2010, manufacturing off-site housing modules using indigenous Welsh spruce timber at the factory based in Shropshire. The scheme comprised of three bedroomed semi-detached family houses which were built for Cymdeithas Tai […]

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Kevin Arthur Promoted to Sales Director.

Elements Europe would like to congratulate Kevin Arthur on his recent promotion to Sales Director. Kevin is well placed to take on the new role; he has worked as the Sales Manager with Elements Europe since it was founded in 2005. Managing Director Andy Jones says “Kevin has been involved since the very beginning, he understands the company, our products and the industry very well. I’m sure he will do […]

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Pickstock Ashby ranked in the Top 100 Midlands Exporters

Pickstock Ashby, founded in 2003, has been ranked in the Midland’s Top 100 Exporters in the November edition of the Midland’s Business Insider. It has been a month of successes for Pickstock Ashby having also recently been ranked 36th in the International Track 200, which assesses companies in Britain with the fastest growing international sales. The Top 100 Exporters rank companies according to their overseas trade. Pickstock Ashby, based in […]

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Elements Europe Appoint Install Partners

Elements Europe are pleased to announce that Develop UK has been selected as the preferred delivery partner for their modular solutions. Develop UK will assist in the delivery of Elements Europe’s pods and modular products, ensuring that the contracting and installation processes once on-site is managed according to Elements Europe’s standards and in line with the aspiration of their ever broadening client base. Paul Ford, Chairman of Develop said: “The […]

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Elements Europe Gets Social

Elements Europe can now be found on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and Youtube. By becoming involved in these social networking sites Elements Europe hopes to connect with the general public, clients and employees alike to provide instant updates on new projects and schemes underway within the company.  The social networking sites will provide links to photographs, videos and news pieces directly from our website. Modular Construction is fast becoming par for […]

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Hotel Room Pods Make Britain’s Best Cheap yet Chic List

Birmingham’s Bloc Hotel made the Britain’s best chic yet cheap list. The Pickstock Group completed the hotel as a turnkey solution with Pickstock Construction acting as the main contractor and Elements Europe the modular manufacturer for the development which was the first for Bloc Hotel Group. The 73 bedroom pods were manufactured off-site at Elements Europe’s factory in Oswestry . All of the bedrooms were cleverly designed and all feature king […]

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Colliers Appointed as Letting Agents for Jan Kanty Retail Scheme, Poland

Colliers will act as the letting agent for the Jan Kanty retail scheme in Jaworzno. The Jan Kanty Retail Park will be anchored by a food store and DIY store with a small shopping gallery. The 8.3 ha site, which is located in Jaworzno, has excellent frontage onto Grunwaldzka the main spine road which runs through the heart of the city. For more information on the site please contact Anna […]

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Even More Innovative Building Systems in the Capital

Elements Europe is to deliver yet another student accommodation scheme in central London using their modular building solutions. Working in conjunction with the main contractor Elliott Thomas Group, they will deliver 200 bedrooms for student accommodation. The modular student housing project which is located in Ewer Street in the heart of central London has seen Elements Europe manufacture and deliver 200 fully volumetric room pods. The high end accommodation has been designed […]

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All set to manufacture student bathroom pods for a new London scheme

Elements Europe has been appointed by main contractor, McLaren Construction, to manufacture and deliver 184 bathroom pods for a student accommodation scheme in Paris Gardens, London. Installation is set to be complete for the beginning of the academic term in September 2013. The modular construction company, Elements Europe, has manufactured and installed a total of 184 bathroom pods, using the solopod system, into the student accommodation located in the heart of […]

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Bathroom pods completed at 3 more Premier Inn Hotels

Elements Europe has successfully manufactured and installed bathroom pods in three more Premier Inn Hotels. Working with three main contractors, Leadbitter for the Dorchester hotel, ISG Jackson for the Ipswich hotel and Bowmer & Kirkland for the Croydon hotel. These three schemes are a further extension of Elements Europe’s experience in delivering on behalf of the Whitbread Premier Inn hotel brand.  This has seen the development of sites implementing the bathroom pod […]

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Welsh Housing Minister visits Dolwyddelan Affordable Housing Scheme

Welsh Minister for Housing, Regeneration and Heritage, Huw Lewis, paid a visit to Dolwyddelan, North Wales, following Elements Europe’s successful completion of an affordable housing scheme in Glan y Gors.   Two affordable, three bedroomed, semi-detached family homes were built in 2010 for Cymdeithas Tai Clwyd, working in partnership with the local community, Forestry Commission Wales, the Rural Housing Enabler, Conwy County Borough Council and Welsh woodland charity, Coed Cymru.  Tai […]

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Snoozebox Success Makes the BBC Business News

BBC World Service visited a Snoozebox site to see the portable hotel being assembled. Since its inception last year, Snoozebox has seen phenomenal growth providing accommodation for events ranging from the Queen’s Jubilee equine extravaganza to Silverstone as well as the Edinburgh Festival and Stoneleigh Park. The innovative concept all began in a tent in Le Mans, France in the small hours of a summer morning in 2010. Snoozebox founder […]

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London Sees Another Modular Student Housing Scheme

  Elements Europe is in the midst of completing its second student accommodation scheme with Mace in Central London. The 18 storey building will see the implementation of 296 bathroom pods using Elements Europe’s Solopod system. Due to its Central London Location on Commercial Road the logistics of this project have been carefully planned and managed. All deliveries will occur outside of normal working hours on a Saturday at the […]

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Pickstock Ashby Ranked 36th in the International Track 200

Pickstock Ashby which was founded in 2003 has been ranked number 36 in the Sunday Times International Track 200 which assesses British companies with the fastest growing international sales.   Derbyshire based Pickstock Ashby processes 60,000 cows for export every year, procuring from local markets and farmers and exporting worldwide to mainland Europe, South and West Africa, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and China. Sales have grown by 75% every year since […]

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Final Phase of The Carriages Now 50% Sold

Oswestry development, The Carriages, now only has a few more properties available as the final phase of the development is 50% sold. The Carriages is a prestigious residential development comprising of three bedroom town houses and two bedroom apartments. The whole development has a modern feel to it encompassing city living within a town and is located within well groomed grounds. The development which is in Oswestry, is in close […]

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Elements Europe Provides Accommodation for Thousands of Troops

More than 3,000 troops were housed in Elements Europe’s volumetric housing solution on a site which provided little in the way of buildings or infrastructure. The 375 units were manufactured and installed in a space of six weeks between May and July for the Ministry of Defence. The light steel frame units comprise of cold rolled steel C-sections fitted externally with 18mm marine ply wood, a breathable membrane and dark […]

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Construction of KFC and Starbucks is Underway

Pickstock Construction has started work on-site to construct a new KFC drive thru and Starbucks restaurant at the Oswestry Gateway Development on the outskirts of Oswestry. The new restaurants will create over 60 new jobs for the area. The scheme is estimated to be completed within the next 8 months and will form the second phase of the Oswestry Gateway Developments which has so far seen the delivery of a Premier […]

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Welshpool’s Smithfield Bell Opens its Doors

The official opening of the brand new Marston’s pub and restaurant took place last week bringing something different to the town. The new establishment, which has created around 100 new jobs for the area, strives to offer a family friendly environment and value for money food. The opening was officated with Mal Arthur of The Pickstock Group burrying a time capsual which will be dug up in 50 years time. […]

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Bathroom Pod Success for the University of Nottingham

Elements Europe worked in collaboration with the main contractor BAM to manufacture and deliver a 202 bedroom hotel for the University of Nottingham. The 202 bathroom pods were successfully delivered using their Solopod system, all being installed horizontally off a platform and into a concrete frame. The new hotel is located on the university campus and will provide high quality accommodation for visitors attending for conferences and seminars. Elements Europe’s […]

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Planning Application for 43 Units in Tenbury

Kensington and Edinburgh Estates and West Mercia Housing Association have made a Planning Application for a 43 unit scheme in Tenbury. The proposed development adjoins the existing Phase 1 scheme of 33 units and will deliver much needed Affordable Housing as well as open market housing. John Cooper of Kensington and Edinburgh Estates said ” We have been working with West Mercia and our team to deliver an application which […]

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Elements Europe’s Flush Of Success With Waterloo Hotel Scheme Win

Elements Europe, working with main contractor John Sisk & Son, has helped to deliver a Premier Inn at Waterloo in central London. The modular construction manufacturer, based in the West Midlands, has manufactured a total of 196 bathroom pods which have all been designed according to the Premier Inn brand specifications. The new development is on the site of the former General Lying In (GLI) Hospital and nurses home in […]

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PLANNING CONSENT GRANTED FOR NEW KFC AND STARBUCKS AT OSWESTRY GATEWAY, OSWESTRY

Shropshire Council has just approved plans to develop a KFC and Starbucks drive thru and restaurant at Oswestry Gateway, on the outskirts of Oswestry, which will create more than 60 new jobs for the local economy. The proposals form the second phase of the Oswestry Gateway development, which has already seen the delivery of a Premier Inn hotel and a Table Table restaurant. J-Ross Developments are hoping to start on […]

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NEW INVESTMENT PLANNED FOR MIXED RESIDENTIAL SCHEME IN WHITCHURCH

A multi-million pound investment is proposed for land off the Wrexham Road which could deliver a range of community benefits as well as an improvement scheme for the existing highway network. Representatives of local landowner and employer Belton Cheese and Shropshire based development company J-Ross Developments presented proposals for a mixed residential development scheme on land off Wrexham Road to Whitchurch Town Council’s planning committee last night. The proposed scheme, […]

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J-Ross Developments unveil Master plan for Oswestry Sustainable Urban Extension

J-Ross Developments will attend a public consultation on the 24th May to present their Master plan proposals for Sustainable Urban Extension to the town of Oswestry, the event will be hosted by Shropshire County Council in the Memorial Hall. The Sustainable Urban Extension has already been identified in the Core Strategy for the Shropshire LDF adopted in March 2011 and is referred to in Policy CS3 as one of three […]

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Bathroom Pods are Dropping in at Three Premier Inn Hotels

Elements Europe is currently installing bathroom pods at three Premier Inn hotels all over the country.   A total of 345 bathroom pods are being installed in Waterloo, Ipswich and Dorchester. All of the bathroom pods have been designed according to the specific design requirements of the Premier Inn brand.   Kevin Arthur of Elements Europe comments, “we are really pleased to be working with the Whitbread Premier Inn brand […]

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Sainsbury’s Proposed For Dobson & Crowther Site

An agreement has been reached that could bring Sainsbury’s to Llangollen on the site of the current Dobson & Crowther building. The multi-million pound investment would help Dobson & Crowther to move to a new, purpose-built building modernising their operation and safeguarding the business. A new Sainsbury’s would also bring much-needed new jobs to the area.   Graham Wilson, Sainsbury’s regional development executive, said: “This is an exciting opportunity that […]

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New Investment and Jobs Planned for Llangollen

A multi-million pound investment is proposed for Llangollen which will secure and create more than 200 jobs. The proposals involve relocating Dobson and Crowther, Llangollen’s largest employer, to a new purpose-built premises in Llangollen, a move which would be facilitated by the development of their existing site for a new medium sized supermarket and shopper car park, serving the town. Dobson and Crowther identified the need to move to new […]

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Snoozebox to Provide Accommodation for the Queen’s Jubilee

Elements Europe is in the midst of manufacturing  Snoozebox modules at Windsor Park in time for the jubilee celebrations.   The Snoozebox modules will form a fully portable hotel, providing accommodation for 600 performers for an equine extravaganza at Windsor Castle.   “The World Comes To Windsor” equestrian pageant on the evenings of 10th-13th May 2012 (www.diamond-jubilee-pageant.com) will be the first major event to celebrate the Queenʼs Diamond Jubilee and […]

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Roompod Solution for Stylish Student Accommodation

Elements Europe has provided stylish student accommodation in collaboration with main contractor Multibuild, for a new-build at Bishopsgate in the heart of Birmingham.     The West Midlands based modular construction company has manufactured and supplied a total of 175 modules, consisting of 147 bedrooms and associated cleaning rooms, plant rooms, stair cores, floor, ceiling and corridor cassettes- for the project.   Elements Europe also sourced and managed the procurement of […]

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The Pickstock Group Lends a Helping Hand

The Pickstock Group of companies has donated £2500 to the Montgomeryshire Museum’s Education and Access Service. Since 2000, Montgomeryshire Museums have run an education and access service at Powysland, Llanidloes Museum and also Newtown’s Textile Museum. The museum has developed topics to help local schools cover a large proportion of the national curriculum. Spencer Cooper, Managing Director at Kensington & Edinburgh Estates, says “During the course of our involvement with […]

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Pickstock Ashby Named as Finalist

Pickstock Ashby has been shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious Meat and Poultry Processing Awards. Meat and poultry processors nationwide have been battling it out to claim prizes in the esteemed Meat Trade Journal awards; Pickstock Ashby has been named as a finalist in the Export Initiative of the Year category. Gill Draper, Office Manager at Pickstock Ashby, says “we are proud to have got so far in such […]

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Gillingham Care Home- The Pickstock Group

 

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Elements Europe Signs a 5 Year Global Contract with Snoozebox

Elements Europe is pleased to announce that we have signed a 5 year global manufacturing contract with Snoozebox.   Snoozebox is a brand new concept which has created a transportable hotel. Once on-site the hotel can be fully operational within 48 hours. The Snoozebox hotel concept is likely to become a regular feature at key sporting events around the UK and Europe, providing event organisers with a solution to supplying […]

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Hotel Sector Wakes Up To Modular

A fully-fitted hotel room, constructed off-site in the UK, is set to be one of the main attractions at the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) which runs from March 5-7 in Germany.   Elements Europe, using their innovative Roompod system manufactured a prototype hotel room module for Holiday Inn Express, as requested by Kier Construction Group and the InterContinental Hotels Group who are supporting the Boxclever off-site construction solutions. It […]

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Elements Europe Wins Praise for Reduced Carbon Footprint

Elements Europe’s innovative modular construction techniques are being used to provide modern student accommodation at one of the UK’s leading universities. The Shropshire based company, part of the Pickstock Group, is providing 538 student bathroom pods which are fully-fitted with showers, toilets and washbasins for a new scheme at Warwick University.   “This is the second accommodation project we have been involved in at Warwick,” explains Elements Europe’s Kevin Arthur. […]

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Elements Europe Named as a Finalist for Manufacturer of the Year.

After a lucrative year of successfully manufacturing and delivering projects within the hotel, residential, student accommodation and healthcare sectors Elements Europe has been shortlisted in the Manufacturer of the Year category, for the prestigious building awards.   “We are very proud to have been shortlisted in such an esteemed competition” says Managing Director Andy Jones. “The competition was tough and we are very pleased to have got so far”.   […]

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Elements Europe and Mount Anvil Join Forces for Fourth Project

Modular construction company Elements Europe has galvanised its ongoing relationship with contractor/developer Mount Anvil with a fourth joint project.     The Seward Street scheme in Central London is for luxury accommodation and the West Midlands based manufacturer is constructing and installing 167 bathroom pods at the site.   Elements Europe’s Sales Director Michael Shand comments: “The bathrooms are of a very high standard of finish with premium quality fixtures […]

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Elements Europe’s Roompod System Provides a Solution for £19m Hotel Project

Modular construction specialist Elements Europe has been contracted by building company Mace to be involved in a nine-storey London hotel contract. The £19.3m new Premier Inn in Ealing will include 165 bedrooms being built using Elements Europe’s Roompod systems which are manufactured at its Shropshire headquarters.   “We are delighted to win this contract which is the second one between Elements Europe and Mace Ltd following a previous £20m student […]

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Installation Commences at £5 Million Hotel Development

Elements Europe has teamed up with Kier to manufacture and deliver a 108 bedroom hotel for the Travelodge budget brand.   Elements Europe has manufactured a total of 131 modules; these include 108 en-suite hotel rooms, linen rooms, plant rooms, corridor cassettes and stair cores for the scheme which is located on the busy A414 link road in Hemel Hempstead.   Installation commenced on-site last week, vertical access to the […]

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The Pickstock Group Provides a Turn-Key Solution for a Boutique Hotel.

Elements Europe working in collaboration with Pickstock Construction have delivered a 73 bedroom boutique hotel. This project was the first to be completed by Bloc Hotel, a new hotel chain which specialises in boutique budget accommodation. The hotel has a minimalist design with a contemporary architectural style. It is located in the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter close to the City Centre. The hotel development team that brought this idea to […]

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The Old and the New Combine in Premier Inn Project

The art deco style of the Thirties has been combined with the modular  construction techniques of today to create a unique experience for hotel guests in Coventry.   Off-site construction company Elements Europe worked in collaboration with main contractor Leadbitter to manufacture and install a 101-bedroom Premier Inn hotel located at the City College in the Butts area of the town.   The college first opened in 1935 during the […]

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A First Class Care Facility for the UK’s Sixth Largest Independent Care Provide

The Pickstock Group has provided a 75 bedroom care home for European Care Group, the sixth largest independent provider of health and social care in the United Kingdom. The Group provides care for over 4,000 service users from elderly to children and adults with special needs.   The £9.5 million project saw the delivery of 75 room modules with en-suite bathrooms and associated amenity constructed to the specific design requirements […]

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Tesco Opens its Doors in Welshpool

The long awaited 24 hour supermarket opened its doors today creating 200 new jobs for the area. The completion of the new food store heralds the first phase of a major re-generation scheme for the town centre of Welshpool. JRoss Developments and Kensington & Edinburgh Estates, both members of The Pickstock Group of companies, have been responsible for securing the site assembly, acquisition and detailed planning permission required to deliver […]

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Wales’ Oldest Football Club Plays in Brand New Stadium

Wales’ oldest football club, founded in 1872, prepares to start the new season in their brand new stadium. The new facility was built as part of a major re-generation project delivered by J-Ross Developments and Kensington & Edinburgh Estates, both members of The Pickstock Group of companies. The new club which was built by JR Pickstock ltd was re-located from its former town centre site to Rock Road. The next […]

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Farmers Guardian – November 2009

Welshpool Market on move to new site at Butington Cross

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Wales is ahead of the rest when it comes to enforcing the code of affordable homes

Building Products Magazine – September 2009

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Farmers Weekly – November 2009

New £13million Livestock Market opens on schedule at Welshpool

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County Times – November 2009

End of an era as market closes and new one opens

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Shropshire Star – November 2009

One of Europe’s largest markets moves to a new home

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Shropshirestar.co.uk – October 15, 2009

Powys County Council approval for Tesco development scheme on site of Welshpool Livestock Market

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Liberal Democrat MP Lembit Opik calls for cross party support for Elements Europe

Buildingtalk.com – August 2009 After visiting the Royal Welsh Show, where he saw Ty Unnos – the house built in less than 12 hours – Liberal Democrat MP for Montgomeryshire Lembit Opik has called for cross party support for Elements Europe’s answer to the affordable housing market problems.

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Western Mail – November 2009

Welsh meat industry given a leg up

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Shropshire Star – November 2, 2009

Oswestry Chamber of Trade back Town Centre scheme

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Farmers Weekly – November 2009

New Livestock Market opens at Welshpool

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FarmingUK – November 2009

J Ross Development deliver one of the largest livestock markets in Europe three months early – and on budget

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Shropshire Star – October 14, 2009

Proposals for a multi million pound Tesco development on Welshpool’s former Livestock Market site have been given the go-ahead by Powys County Council planners.

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Farmers Guardian – November 2009

First sale at Welshpool new Welshpool Livestock Market is a record breaker

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bbc.co.uk – November 2009

New livestock market opens at Welshpool

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Telford Journal – November 2009

Telford college students study Ty Unnos sustainable housing project

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Daily Post – November 2009

Out with the old in with the new

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Border Counties Advertizer – November 3, 2009

Oswestry traders back town centre supermarket scheme

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Meatinfo.co.uk – November 2009

UK Halal meat took a step closer to gaining an assurance scheme, such as the Red Tractor standard, after a meeting between campaigners and Defra.

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Timber&sustainable building.co.uk – July 2009

Lembit Opkin, MP, throws his weight behind Ty Unnos Modular system

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Border Counties Advertizer – September, 2009

Ty Unnos Modular system to be centre of attention at Grand Designs Live exhibition in Birmingham

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Shropshire Star – October 2009

North Shropshire MP Owen Patterson says Elements Europe’s solution to the affordable housing market will bring jobs to the area

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bbc.co.uk – October 21,2009

New Tesco store and shopping development given green light by Powys Council for Welshpool

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Halal.com – November 2009

Halal Meat In UK gets closer to assurance scheme after a meeting between the Ministry for Food and Farming and halal meat campaigners.

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County Times – October 16, 2009

Tesco store a step closer as Powys Council planners give backing to Welshpool Livestock Market development scheme

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County Times – November 2009

Massive boost for agriculture in Montgomeryshire

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Buildingtalk.com – September 2009

Elements Europe will be showcasing Ty Unnos Modular at the Grand Designs exhibition in Birmingham from October 9-11.

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Shropshire Star – November 2009

Town market moves to £13 million new home

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Elements Europe sign contract to deliver 505 student shower room pods to Kier’s Warwick University Development

Elements Europe Ltd has been appointed by Kier Moss, part of the Kier Group to supply a £1.3 million bathroom pod contract for an exciting new residence at the University of Warwick.

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Shropshire Star – June 2009

Rome wasn’t built in a day but Elements Europe and the Shropshire Constructing Excellence Club build a house in a day during a packed seminar at Telford College of Art and Technology

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Border Counties Advertizer – July 2009

Plans for town centre development revealed before presentation to council

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The Caterer – February 2009

Oswestry hotel development to create 60 new jobs.

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Elements Europe is Completing a Major Construction Scheme in London

Elements Europe is in the midst of completing a major construction scheme in London. The company has provided 343 bathroom pods for the development- a mix of student and private accommodation- in partnership with the main contractor Mace.

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County Times – July 2009

Lembit Opik calls for cross-party support for Elements Europe’s solution to the affordable housing market

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Local Authority Building & Maintenance – December 2008

Pioneering company Elements Europe celebrating after scooping Interbuild’s offsite solutions ‘New Product Award’ for the second time.

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