14 May 2013
Plans on show - Monday 20th May. The proposed regeneration of a two acre site on Walmgate could provide a £35 million boost to the local economy, creating around 200 new construction jobs over the next two years and 20 new permanent jobs when completed.
29 April 2013
YORK’S new £32 million council headquarters has claimed four accolades at a Yorkshire awards ceremony which saw it hailed as an example to the property world.
22 February 2013
West Offices, the new City of York Council HQ and customer centre, has been shortlisted for three awards in the prestigious RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Pro-Yorkshire 2013 awards.
13 February 2013
Work is well underway at the Carmelite St development, adjacent to Hungate, with between 50 and 60 workers on site at any one time, to deliver the new accommodation for the next student intake in October.
2 January 2013
S Harrison has now completed the deal to bring the UK's largest hotel chain to Lichfield.
31 December 2012
S Harrison Developments Ltd looks set to report pre-tax profits of around £1m for 2012 in what MD Ann Scott describes as “a challenging but successful year” for the Yorkshire based property and development group.
18 November 2012
S Harrison landed two top awards in the 2012 Press Business Awards, triumphing in the 'Think Green' and 'Women in Enterprise' categories.
26 September 2012
S Harrison's Chris Hale hosts the visit of York Society of Engineers around West Offices building - soon to be the new HQ and customer centre for City of York Council
5 September 2012
S Harrison has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious The Press Business Awards 2012.
28 August 2012
S Harrison is offering companies a novel way to invest in property to help their business grow.
22 August 2012
A donation of 42 cookers to a York charity will provide a real boost for low income families in the city.
24 July 2012
Lichfield District Council's Planning Committee has approved design changes which give the green light for the UK's largest hotel chain, Premier Inn, to come to Lichfield.
17 July 2012
York-based property and development company S Harrison has announced post-tax profits of £2.84 million for 2011. With shareholder funds at £22.89 million including cash reserves of over £8 million at the turn of the year, MD Ann Scott says the business is excellently placed for growth.
16 July 2012
Construction work has now started on York's newest student halls of residence. It follows publication of the latest UCAS report which reveals that York St John University has seen the biggest increase in applications of any university in England.
11 July 2012
New play building blocks are now helping to shape the future for children at Young Discoverers nursery at Escrick Business Park on the A19.
23 June 2012
S Harrison has been praised for its excellence in delivering landmark developments in the region for the second year running.
21 June 2012
New plans for Lichfield's flagship £100 million Friarsgate scheme have been submitted to Lichfield's planning committee for approval.
19 June 2012
Ten new winners of the prestigious York Design Awards were announced at last night's presentation ceremony at the Yorkshire Museum.
8 May 2012
A leading international computer software and licensing company has chosen Escrick Business Park as its first UK base in the north of England.
23 April 2012
100 new construction jobs could be created this summer if developer S Harrison gets approval to build new student halls of residence in the city.
20 April 2012
The chief executive of English Heritage says the council's new headquarters provides a national model for the sustainable regeneration of older buildings.
19 April 2012
Just three years after setting up business at Escrick Business Park, Young Discoverers Nursery and after-school club has appointed its 17th staff member.
3 April 2012
Stanley Harrison House at Malton Station has been acquired by Ryedale District Council, to provide an important new facility at the heart of the town.
1 March 2012
Ann Scott's appointment as managing director S Harrison Group Ltd. and S Harrison Developments Ltd reflects the role she has been performing for some time.
29 February 2012
Peninsula homes value beats tax rise threshold
7 January 2012
New halls of residence for over 250 students could free up more traditional homes for rent by local York families if proposal by S Harrison Developments Ltd get the go-ahead.
5 January 2012
Proposed changes to the o100 million Friarsgate development will go on display to the public next week.
2 January 2012
Richard Smith has rejoined S Harrison Developments Ltd after a three year absence.
18 November 2011
City of York Council's new West Offices building has attained an important milestone as the highest point in its construction has been reached.
1 November 2011
World-renowned mountaineer Doug Scott CBE will be in the region later this month to give a stunningly illustrated lecture on his climbing exploits.
22 September 2011
A try-before-you-buy scheme has proved just the job for specialist recruitment company Guided Solutions Ltd as they set out on the next phase of their business expansion.
19 August 2011
S Harrison has been praised for its partnering approach to delivering landmark developments in the region.
13 July 2011
York-based S Harrison Developments Ltd has yesterday completed a deal to sell a 50% stake in its Lichfield city centre scheme to Development Securities PLC. The joint venture agreement will speed the delivery of Lichfield's o100 million Friarsgate city centre development.
8 July 2011
York Investors, the 50:50 joint venture partnership between S Harrison and Buccleuch Property, has contracted to deliver a new hotel in York which Avantis will own and operate under the Hampton by Hilton brand.
1 July 2011
S Harrison Developments Ltd has sold its hotel development site on Walmgate to Sojourn Hotels LLP for an undisclosed sum. The move marks another major step in the rejuvenation of the Walmgate area and will provide a significant boost for tourism in the city.
28 June 2011
Nine new winners of the prestigious York Design Awards were announced at a presentation ceremony at the Berrick Saul Building at the University of York.
15 June 2011
Affordable housing group and provider of specialist supported housing services, Bromford, has heralded S Harrison's new homes development at Lichfield's Friary Outer as 'life changing' for the elderly local residents, who will move from their existing dwellings to the new purpose-built apartments when work is completed in 2013.
14 June 2011
Fifteen months after its move to new headquarters at Escrick, international healthcare company Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd is thriving - and set to expand again.
14 April 2011
With the majority of Escrick Business Park now completed, there's still scope for a major employer to shape their own destiny and bring 150 jobs to North Yorkshire with the last two remaining units yet to be built.
15 March 2011
The time has never been better for growing York businesses to get in on the ground floor of what is set to be one of York's major commercial centres.
9 February 2011
The search for York's best designed new buildings, spaces and conservation projects is on again.
12 January 2011
The latest design changes to Lichfield's planned Friarsgate scheme will go on show to the public at a specially organised information event next week.
10 January 2011
Just one week after contractors were appointed to deliver City of York Council's new £32 million HQ, council leader, Councillor Andrew Waller, was on site to mark the start of work on the 19-month construction programme.
4 January 2011
Miller Construction has been chosen by developers S Harrison and Buccleuch Property, who together make up York Investors LLP, as main contractors to deliver City of York Council's new £32 million headquarters and customer centre at West Offices.
8 December 2010
S Harrison has moved its headquarters into the newly completed top floor suite of one of the city's landmark buildings, three years after it acquired the former Time Office at Terry's Chocolate factory
25 November 2010
Age Concern Selby District charity shop in Selby was one of a number of charity stores across the region to enjoy a boost to its Christmas fundraising efforts with a delivery of mugs, cushions, seasonal gift wrap, tags, ribbons and cards.
23 November 2010
The Whitby Gazette played its part in helping one local charity raise vital funds this Christmas.
20 November 2010
The Shelter charity shop in York enjoyed a boost to its Christmas fundraising efforts in November with a delivery of mugs, cushions, seasonal gift wrap, tags, ribbons and cards.
17 September 2010
A new hotel on Walmgate could bring new jobs and a further boost to tourism in the city, if Harrison gets the go-ahead.
15 September 2010
Members of York's Guild of Building visited West Offices this week to see first hand how the developers plan to overcome the challenges that the site's redevelopment presents.
25 August 2010
Keys for the latest £12 million phase of new student accommodation in York have been handed over, on time and on budget
17 August 2010
The Government has cleared the way for work to begin on York's new council headquarters.
5 July 2010
With exceptional quality studio apartments at Sheffield's acclaimed Peninsula development costing from just o72,000, first time buyers can get own their own place for a little over o400 per month.
1 July 2010
The impressive West Offices scheme to provide a new headquarters and customer centre for City of York Council was approved unanimously by the Council's planning committee at their meeting in June.
22 June 2010
"This latest addition of sustainable student accommodation is yet another stage in the development of the prestigious York St John University. We are emerging as a strong and internationally recognised civic university of the 21st century," confirmed new Vice Chancellor Professor David Fleming when he visited Gray's Wharf.
14 June 2010
Local charity fundraiser Colin Culley and the Hon. Simon Howard were on hand recently to put soldiers from the local Gurkha regiment through their paces ahead of this weekend's Harrison Trek for children in Nepal.
4 June 2010
When Gill Smith first saw Harrison's Peninsula apartments development, she fell in love with it. Now, ten months on, her daughter Helen has followed in her footsteps to make living at Peninsula a family affair.
10 May 2010
Work has started on the o1.2 million refurbishment of the former Time Offices on Terry's Chocolate Works in York.
29 April 2010
Dutch company Van Os Medical is the latest firm to choose Escrick Business Park as headquarters for its UK business. The move secures jobs for its current UK team and could provide additional job opportunities in the future as the 16m Euro turnover company plans to expand its UK operation by up to 40% in 2010.
19 April 2010
Developers York Investors LLP have now formally submitted their plans for the city council's new headquarters to the council's planning department. The move follows a public consultation which saw over 400 people attend a special exhibition and over 70 comments from members of the public and special interest groups.
14 April 2010
With many analysts now claiming the commercial property market has bottomed, developers and agents are urging businesses to put their banks to the test when it comes to lending money.
26 February 2010
The contract to deliver new headquarters for City of York Council has been awarded to York Investors LLP - a team comprising York-based developers S Harrison and national property company Buccleuch Property.
10 February 2010
A o10 million plan to create a new hotel in York as part of a scheme to regenerate the Toft Green area will be put forward in the Spring.
5 January 2010
York-based international healthcare company, Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd, is the latest business to move its headquarters to Harrison's Escrick Business Park.
21 December 2009
City of York Council's Executive has approved York Investors LLP (West Offices) as the preferred bidder for the council's new headquarters.
17 December 2009
The Salvation Army has got closer to sorting Christmas for some of the city's neediest young children, thanks to the generosity of one York company. But says the Army's community care ministry secretary, Beryl Holliday, the citadel on Gillygate desperately needs more gifts for teenagers to make Christmas special for them too.
16 December 2009
St Catherine's enjoyed a boost to its Christmas fundraising efforts with a delivery of gift wrap, tags, ribbons and cards to its Malton store this week.
15 December 2009
York Against Cancer got a real boost in its Christmas fundraising efforts when Harrison donated around o2,000 of Christmas cards and other Christmas stock to sell from the charity's High Petergate shop.
8 December 2009
The York based building contractor F Parkinson is the latest business to move to Escrick as it brings forward plans to expand its operations in the region.
2 December 2009
The economic recovery in North Yorkshire could be held back because of a lack of good office space. That's the fear of Yorkshire property professionals - and it's a view backed by developers and inward investment champions in the region.
16 November 2009
york-england.com is holding its next Selby District Property Forum at the location of one of the region's business success stories.
30 October 2009
Businesses that manage their cash wisely are the ones best placed to survive hard times and the first to do well when the upturn comes. So the spectre of VAT returning to 17.5% in the New Year is focusing the minds of many on how to beat the increase.
25 September 2009
Yorkshire trekkers have raised o12,000 to help children in Nepal. But UK charity New Futures Nepal is setting its sights even higher in 2010. It plans to raise o100,000 to build a new orphanage for some of the world's poorest children - and S Harrison has pledged its support for the third year running.
27 July 2009
Domus Healthcare Group Ltd is the latest business to move to Escrick Business Park. The expanding company currently provides over 5000 hours of home care each week across the East Riding and in Oldham and has plans to extend its client base across the region.
30 June 2009
S Harrison Developments Ltd has completed the legal process to acquire a 50% stake in the business that owns York's historic West Offices complex.
20 June 2009
Yorkshire fundraisers got a fitting send-off this weekend when a piper from the York-based Ghurkha regiment led them on their 15 mile trek from Castle Howard.
2 June 2009
The Archbishop of York is the latest high profile figure to give his support to Yorkshire trekkers who are raising funds for children and orphans in Nepal.
16 May 2009
A York city centre development of new student accommodation has beaten off competition from across the UK to make the shortlist for a prestigious national award.
12 May 2009
The leader of an organisation tasked with attracting business to York and North Yorkshire has praised a new initiative, which allows companies to try their new offices before they buy.
4 May 2009
Ghurkhas champion Joanna Lumley has given her full backing to this year's Harrison Trek for Children in Nepal.
29 March 2009
York's historic West Offices - right at the heart of the city's transport network - could provide the ideal location for the Council's new "one-stop" headquarters and customer service centre.
28 March 2009
Ruth Dowswell, MD of Young Discoverers Ltd, has picked up the keys for new premises at Escrick Business Park which will be home for her new day nursery.
23 March 2009
Work has started in Walmgate on the latest scheme to provide 232 rooms for students, helping to free up more much-needed family homes in the city.
13 March 2009
A brave Nepalese orphan girl has walked for the first time, thanks to the efforts of Yorkshire fundraisers.
13 March 2009
A Sheffield try-before-you-buy scheme has highlighted the pent-up demand for quality new apartments in the city.
13 March 2009
New offices and a new training suite have provided a major boost for an expanding Yorkshire care company.
21 January 2009
york-england.com chief executive Denise Stuart and business leaders, including S Harrison chairman Martyn Harrison, met with Selby MP John Grogan recently to press the case for reform.
23 December 2008
Harrison is predicting its pre-tax profits will hold up again in 2008 despite the tough trading environment. But it warns that there are challenging times ahead in 2009 and is calling on the government to provide more help for the property and development sectors.
22 December 2008
Three months after the first students moved in, Harrison's new university halls of residence in Walmgate have been heralded a great success by residents and businesses.
29 October 2008
The government should have more vision than to impose unfair and destructive taxes on developers.
20 October 2008
5000 great reasons for retail investment say agents marketing three new retail units wiht a catchment of literally hundreds of new apartments at Sheffield's Kelham Island.
29 September 2008
Community police back Harrison's scheme to provide additional student accommodation in Walmgate, York, which they say will help cut crime in the area
29 September 2008
Nick Hey Wealth Management is the latest business to move onto the Escrick Business Park, attracted by the quality of the development, its easy road access and excellent parking.
12 September 2008
Builders Rok have handed over new student accommodation to York developers S Harrison Developments Ltd in preparation for the arrival of students later this month.
5 September 2008
Ten orphans from one of the world's poorest regions are guaranteed a roof over their heads for another year, thanks to Yorkshire trekkers and charity New Futures Nepal.
12 August 2008
An expanding York electrical control engineering firm is the latest successful business to move to Escrick Business Park.
23 June 2008
Plans for the revitalisation of a waterside site in York are being shown to the public next week. Gray's Wharf Ltd, a joint venture company between S Harrison Developments Ltd and the owners of the land adjacent to Wormalds Cut...
22 June 2008
Organisers of the first Harrison Trek for Children in Nepal have hailed the event a resounding success. Over 200 walkers took to the grounds of Castle Howard and into the Howardian hills this weekend to raise money for charity New Futures Nepal...
20 June 2008
Healthcare supply company Ashley Associates is the latest inward investor to move to Escrick Business Park - the new office and industrial development South of York.
21 May 2008
Animal bones, mediaeval pottery, ancient ditches and barn posts - Pupils from Hovingham C of E Primary School were treated to them all when they visited a dig on a building site close to their school this week...
14 May 2008
Maintaining a balanced portfolio and a clear profit focus are vital ingredients for success in challenging times. That's the clear message from Yorkshire developer S Harrison Group Ltd...
2 May 2008
Two bedroom apartments on Quayside are now available for just o120,000, thanks to a helping hand from a private developer...
15 April 2008
Yorkshire team beats national and local rivals
6 March 2008
The new student accommodation scheme in the centre of York has been given the thumbs up by its future residents at a site visit this week.
The accommodation services manager and a student represent...
3 March 2008
Work is nearing completion on 14 new warehousing and industrial units at S Harrison Development's Escrick Business Park on the A19, south of York. When completed, the new park will provide over 250 n...
27 February 2008
Harrison HQ scheme provides benchmark for green development in York
York developer S Harrison has won council support for its green-driven revitalisation of the former Time Office - the first build...
22 February 2008
Lichfield District Council has been given the green-light by the Secretary of State for the Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) for the Friarsgate Scheme. This means the Council now has the right to buy t...
21 January 2008
An expanding Yorkshire care company will be the first business to move into Escrick Business Park this summer. The move reflects a significant interest in the new business location and, says develope...
14 January 2008
Building to start in Spring 2008
S Harrison Developments Ltd, the company behind the new o100 million Friarsgate scheme, has chosen its preferred contractor to build the new development which promi...
19 December 2007
Yorkshire developer S Harrison Group Ltd is predicting pre-tax profits will again top the o6 million mark in 2007 after a record profit year in 2006. Despite gloomy prediction from some market pundits...
17 December 2007
Yorkshire-based S Harrison Developments Ltd's plans to deliver a o100 million mixed use scheme in Lichfield came a step closer this week when the Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) Inquiry concluded with...
19 November 2007
Castle Howard is to be the venue for a major 2008 charity event to help some of the most disadvantaged children in one of the world's poorest countries.
Yorkshire property and development company ...
8 November 2007
A historic York warehouse could be given a new lease of life if planners back developer S Harrison's scheme to convert it into office, retail and residential accommodation.
The Wards building, off...
1 October 2007
Property development company S Harrison Group Ltd will be the first business to move onto the Terry's site, kick-starting the regeneration of the former Chocolate Works.
Harrison, which recently s...
17 September 2007
Building work has started on York's newest business park, south of the city. Developers for Escrick Business Park - S Harrison Developments Ltd - say the location has attracted huge interest from busi...
3 September 2007
Yorkshire developments and construction company S Harrison Group has sold its successful construction arm to Rok plc in a move which frees chairman Martyn Harrison and his senior team to focus on the ...
28 August 2007
An independent survey predicts that the Birmingham Road Friarsgate development will significantly increase Lichfield's regional shopper appeal.
Leading specialist research company Oxford Retail Co...
23 August 2007
local developer and construction company, working to transform the former York Pullman bus depot at Navigation Road into student accommodation, is playing its part to help the renowned York Pullman n...