Category: Business

Railway Works changes hands in £20 million deal

The former British Railway Locomotive Engineering works which was once the heart of Eastleigh, has been sold in a £20 million deal. Key Property Investments (KPI), a joint venture between leading UK developer St. Modwen and Kuwait based Salhia Real Estate Company, has sold the works, currently a multi-let train maintenance facility, to the Corporate…

Wessex Swim School move venue

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Eastleigh-based Wessex Swim School has expanded its portfolio of pools with the addition of a brand-new location in Bishop’s Waltham. It brings the number of locations Wessex Swim School operates to five and gives people even better access to the company’s popular services. Wessex Swim School, headquartered in Market Street in Eastleigh, was established in…

New HR start up has solutions for local SMEs

Deborah Witcomb of The HR Dept Southampton

She’s spent nearly two decades travelling around the UK with high-flying corporate HR jobs, but Deborah Witcomb has brought professional life home to Hampshire. The 45-year-old HR practitioner has set up her own business, providing outsourced HR advice and support for SMEs in Southampton, Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Romsey, Totton and Waterside. Her new company is…

Eastleigh based tourism company wins top international award

DMC Award to TSE 1

Eastleigh based company Tourism South East (TSE) successfully overcame opposition from VisitScotland and London & Partners to win a prestigious award for its marketing of South East England to overseas visitors during 2016. The award was presented at the UKInbound Gala Dinner in Plymouth. UKInbound CEO Deirdre Wells OBE, commented: ‘We were delighted to name…