Has Slough’s Call for Sites been hijacked? It would seem so, at least judging by the way in which it has unleashed calls from all of the major landowners locally to develop the remaining open land around the parish for commercial gain.
Directors of collapsed Colnbrook construction firm McArdle were let off with a slapped hand on Friday as the company was sentenced at Chelmsford Crown Court for the death of an M25 worker in 2010.
Collapsed construction firm McArdle, based in Colnbrook, was found guilty yesterday by a jury deliberating over the death of a site foreman during M25 widening work in 2010.
The former head office site of collapsed construction firm McArdle has gone up for sale, marketed as having potential for commercial or residential development, sparking concerns.
Administrators of Colnbrook-based McArdle have revealed they are negotiating with one potential buyer. But hopes are fading for the company to be kept as a going concern as asset strippers wait on the sidelines. The company’s prime location in the residential heart of the village is understood to be generating particular interest.
Construction company McArdle went into administration the day before a hearing at Chelmsford Crown Court on April 24 into the death of a romanian worker on its M25 widening works in 2010. The company was charged with failing to ensure Mihai Hondru was not put at risk of collision.
Uncertainty is growing over the future of Colnbrook based McArdle as reports of asset stripping reach Colnbrook Views. Despite initial optimism of a sale as a going concern there is now a real fear that all jobs will be lost.
Rumours circulating on Monday that Colnbrook based construction company McArdle had gone bust have been confirmed today with the shock announcement that administrators have been called in for the entire group.
McArdle Deputy Managing Director Nick Roper has thanked his team for their contribution to the Diamond Jubilee Clock unveiled last month.
After Hood had reported “good progress” had been made on reinvigoration of the Village Hall a visibly angry Charles Burke moved to the audience to ask “as a resident” when the AGM will be held. Faced with a barrage of angry questions from residents on a range of subjects from dog mess to plastic policemen, Cllr Hood refused to engage positively with the Colnbrook Community Association. He was later challenged for the leadership of the Council and appeared surprised at the hostility from within and outside the Council.