Beehive contractor named

09:05 13 February 2013

Pictured from left to right Ian Pitman, the divisional director of Midas Construction, Jeremy Mears of Bailey Partnership Architects and Honiton Town Mayor, Councillor David Foster.

Pictured from left to right Ian Pitman, the divisional director of Midas Construction, Jeremy Mears of Bailey Partnership Architects and Honiton Town Mayor, Councillor David Foster.

Archant

Work to start on the new community centre next month.

The contractor for the Beehive Community Centre, which is soon to be built in Honiton, has been revealed.

Midas Construction has been chosen by Honiton Town Council to undertake the building project and will be moving onto the site at the end of the month - with work starting on March 4.

The town’s mayor, Councillor David Foster, said: “It is fantastic that after all the years of talk and discussion we are at last about to turn dreams into reality.

“The Beehive will be a much needed facility for the whole community and for future generations.”

Councillor Nick Cornwell, who has been chairman of the steering group, said: “We are very pleased that Midas has been selected.

“They are a West Country company with a good reputation and are a team we can work with.

“They have a good reputation of engaging with the local community during builds and also looking to support local employment.”

During the period of the build buses and coaches have been allocated alternative parking at Heathpark.

Local permit holders have also been contacted by East Devon District Council regarding alternative parking arrangements.

Ian Pitman, the director of Midas Construction, said: “We are really looking forward to working with Honiton Town Council and the rest of the team to deliver this extremely prestigious project which follows on from many other projects carried out in East Devon”

There will be a chance for local sub-contractors to meet with Midas to discuss opportunities on site at a meeting to be arranged soon.

For more information call the town clerk on 01404 42957 or email towncouncil@honiton.gov.uk

0 comments

Other News Stories

21:27
Police re-direct traffic following the fatal collision at the Sticklepath roundabout on Sunday afternoon. Picture: Submitted

Road still closed and witnesses asked to call police as arrests made.

Read more
18:23
Reverend Mac Dick present prizes to the runners-up in Ottery Station logo competition

It is full steam ahead for Ottery’s community hub as its success is reflected in more than 100 competition entries to design a new logo.

Read more
17:00
Denise Bartlett welcomes flood victims Chris and Jackie to Lyme Regis on behalf of the Rotary Club, with a welcome pack of goodies in the foreground. Picture: SUBMITTED

The terrible floods which devastated villages in the Somerset Levels in the winter of 2013-14 are a distant memory for most of us, but for residents of the area the reality is very much different.

Read more
16:30
EDCT chairman Jill Elson with the 'hub' bus

A community transport scheme will be launching a new ‘ring and ride’ service next month.

Read more
12:31
Beer primary school leavers with headteacher Martin O'Mahony. Ref shb 1500-30-15TI Picture: Terry Ife

Beer Primary School ‘is in safe hands’, says its outgoing headteacher.

Read more
11:00
Officials at the Conservative Party coffee morning and sale

The branch chairman Simon Card said everything went really well.

Read more
Kat and John Lort of The Loft with staff Karl Main and Dave Legg celebrate making the top 100 of the best restaurants outside London. Ref shs 5681-31-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

The owners of a popular Sidmouth restaurant say they are ‘going out on a high’ after it was named one of the best places to eat at in the country.

Read more
06:30
Becky Thornton, pictured in Nepal with one of the people she helped through her volunteering.

A Woodbury teenager is raising funds for the victims of the Nepal earthquake, having been volunteering in the country when the disaster struck.

Read more
Yesterday, 21:38
Ilfracombe Birdman 2015. Picture: Andy Keeble

Magnificent men and women in their flying machines draw huge crowds to town.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:23
Catherine and Lex Cochrane ran the Ottery St Mary 10km to raise more than £350 for the Devon Freewheelers

A couple who embarked on a whirlwind two-year mission of marathon running and mountain climbing have donated their latest fundraising efforts to the Devon Freewheelers.

Read more

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 15°C

Most Read News

Great British Life


Great British Life

Family Notices 24



Devon's trusted business finder