Eric Wright Returns Coat of Arms to Fylde Council

Eric Wright Special Projects has returned a coat of arms of the old Fylde Rural District Council. The crest was situated on the former council office building which was pulled down to make way for a new development of 24 detached three and four-bedroom homes by Applethwaite. The ‘College Coat of Arms’ was granted to… Read more »

Applethwaite launches new website

Applethwaite Homes has launched a new website with the help of web specialists, Soap Media. In the past year the company has shifted its focus on to mainstream new-build housing from beyond its original Cumbria base into Lancashire with the support and expertise of the Eric Wright Group. Applethwaite are working with the Group’s skilled… Read more »

Retirement development success

A new retirement development on the shores of Morecambe Bay has proved to be a great success. Less than two months after the 14 homes at Cove Orchard were completed only four properties remain available. Developed by Applethwaite Ltd, a division of The Eric Wright Group, Cove Orchard is located in the grounds of Cove… Read more »

New homes success dispels market gloom

DEVELOPERS of a housing scheme in South Lakeland say its success shows it is possible to overcome the doldrums in the property market, and provide affordable homes for local people. Less than three months after the 12 homes at Rowan Gardens, Natland, were finished, just two remain unsold. The development comprised four affordable homes, six… Read more »

Castle fit for a King

One of north Lancashire’s iconic buildings has been rescued from years of neglect. Thousands of people driving through the village of Hornby will have spotted the sad decline of the Castle Hotel, once a cornerstone of the community. But now developers have spent £2.5 million, turning it into two cottages and four apartments. known as… Read more »

Health and Safety lesson for St. Mark’s School pupils.

PUPILS at a South Lakeland school have received a lesson in health and safety, telling them to stay away from building sites. Now they are being invited to design a picture with a safety measure based on what they learned, for which prizes will be given. The session at St Mark’s Primary School in Natland… Read more »