A very brief word from me – Susan, the owner of The Poplars. Before I bought The Poplars, I spent almost a year viewing different premises around the country. I knew what I wanted and how much I was willing to take on, I just had to get out there and find it. The Poplars… Continue Reading
Refurbishment works… Slow but Steady
Since buying The Poplars last year there has been lots of subtle changes. The latest and most important is that we have started our bathroom refurbishment programme – three have been fully completed so far. They will all have new LED lighting, non-slip floors, new tiles and the full works. It takes time and I… Continue Reading
Facebook… ‘Like Us’
It has finally happened! The Poplars now has a Facebook page and even though I often forget to post updates, I am getting better and realise that some people really are interested in how we are doing and what we get up to. You can try to avoid social media and say that you are… Continue Reading
Wifi – To charge or not to charge, that is the question.
Wifi at The Poplars is free and available in all areas. It has been a tricky process as the building is so old and there are some very thick walls but we have done it. Clearly there are areas that have a much stronger signal than others but there are no official dead spots. It… Continue Reading
No place to hide!
The internet is a valuable asset in any business. However, you have to ensure that all the information is current and up to date. I have drilled down on many websites that list The Poplars and updated the information and photos they publish. To get the most up to date information on any business it… Continue Reading
Summer Nights of Discontent… The saga of the noisy manhole cover
This may seem a trivial matter but when you have several curb side bedrooms which are only inches from the road then it can become a serious issue and have a major impact on any business or home. During the summer there was a loose manhole cover on Cross Street that was making a loud… Continue Reading