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September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019

How to speak ‘Barrovian’

So you‘re coming to Barrow? Shiny new job? Better get the lingo down..   Business language skills are critical needs in this modern era of globalization and cut-throat competition. And as this small town is fast becoming THE hot spot for Industry and taking a large contribution seat in the Northern Powerhouse; I figured it’s a language we should all be learning! Essential…

So you‘re coming to Barrow? Shiny new job? Better get the lingo down..   Business language skills are critical needs in this modern era of globalization and cut-throat competition. And as this small…

August 5, 2019
August 5, 2019

MARITIME STREETS – BRINGING A COMMUNITY BACK TOGETHER.

A CASE STUDY BY MARSHALLS (SEATING DESIGN)   OVERVIEW   Background to project Once the largest iron and steel centre in the world, Barrow in Furness has a long history in steel and shipbuilding. The Maritime Streets area on Barrow Island originally consisted of tall red sandstone tenement blocks, where years of neglect had resulted in a landscape which was run down and…

A CASE STUDY BY MARSHALLS (SEATING DESIGN)   OVERVIEW   Background to project Once the largest iron and steel centre in the world, Barrow in Furness has a long history in steel and…

July 5, 2019
July 5, 2019

A Walney girl’s guide to Walney Beaches..

At Maritime Apartments we now have over 300 contractors staying with us through the week in Barrow! Yes 300!! So I thought this would be a good easy guide to get you out and about while you’re on our little island! First though you need to drive or walk over the Jubilee Bridge then we can begin to explore..   When you cross…

At Maritime Apartments we now have over 300 contractors staying with us through the week in Barrow! Yes 300!! So I thought this would be a good easy guide to get you out…

June 29, 2019
June 29, 2019

Everything you need to know about today’s soap Box Challenge in Barrow

Take a look at this link to the event on facebook for all todays info: https://www.facebook.com/events/543476129504508/?ti=icl   Come on Barrow....Let's Soapbox!! The Barrow Super Soapbox Challenge is coming to Barrow on Saturday June 29th 2019. Come along to see all the action at this fantastic, free, fun-filled, family day out! For those adventurous types, enter your team of 5 now.   Eddie the…

Take a look at this link to the event on facebook for all todays info: https://www.facebook.com/events/543476129504508/?ti=icl   Come on Barrow....Let's Soapbox!! The Barrow Super Soapbox Challenge is coming to Barrow on Saturday June…

June 28, 2019
June 28, 2019

Garden or BEER garden?

The sun has promised to shine on the Furness area all weekend.. therefore we shall prepare.. to help you decide here’s our favourite beer gardens. (When I say ‘our‘ I mean I did a shout out in the office and the girls fired all their favourite beer gardens my way)..   WALNEY The King Alfred (pictured) The Crown     BARROW Crofters The…

The sun has promised to shine on the Furness area all weekend.. therefore we shall prepare.. to help you decide here’s our favourite beer gardens. (When I say ‘our‘ I mean I did…

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