Local firms appear to have taken the Colnbrook Apple Fair to their heart this year with a host of prizes being offered. A total of 18 raffle prizes have now been revealed with local businesses stepping up to donate prizes to the event.
The construction of DHL Express UK’s massive new Head Office in Poyle, has reached completion, and the company’s CEO says he is “thrilled” that he will be able to begin moving 750 employees to the “state of the art” new building shortly.
Parish councillors have again waved through an application from DHL relating to a new incineration plant to be built at Colnbrook Lakeside. The logistics company’s application under the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 for a permit application for a small waste co-incineration plant was discussed at the meeting of the Services Committee held at the Village Hall, Colnbrook on Tuesday 19th July 2016 and went unchallenged.
There’s more good news for Colnbrook based wnDirect which has been shortlisted for a prestigious award at the 2016 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. The company has been announced as a finalist for The ‘Vonage Business Enabler of the Year’ award at this year’s ceremony. It is the second time that the innovative company has been recognised by these prestigious awards having been crowned winner of the ‘New Business of the Year’ award in 2013.
A husband and wife team in Colnbrook have launched a new coffee and pie shop. Piezanos is specialising in artisan coffee and pie and can be found just off the Colnbrook By-pass at Brands Hill.
The second Slough Business Awards took place on Thursday night (17th March) with Poyle based companies again taking a sweep of awards.
Revised plans to turn the empty Star & Garter pub into a Costa Coffee outlet are expected following a rethink by the coffee chain.
Lanz has become the latest Colnbrook business to use suspect methods to get around planning rules, following a request for a change of use on buildings at the former Golf Driving Range off Galleymead Road. Rather than a planning application, the company has opted to apply for a Lawful Development Certificate, claiming that the change of use has already been legally established and cannot be blocked.