Ecclesiastical abandons relocation plans


The insurer has terminated its agreement with Gloucester City Council to build the new headquarters, and said part of the reason for doing so was due an unsuccessful bid to find a viable funding proposal for the project.

The provider said it had already racked up “significant costs” in excess of £1m.

Steve Wood, UK managing director for Ecclesiastical, described the cancellation as very disappointing. 

He commented: “Unfortunately, we have been defeated by the economic conditions and the

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