In particular, Ascent’s key strategic priorities are: We continue to be a profitable and long term sustainable business which creates opportunities and career paths for all of our people and which creates opportunities for our group colleagues to build and develop cross group client relationships.We understand that the customer must be at the heart of every transaction and have embedded this approach throughout every part of our organisation.Ascent is a specialist law firm and financial services business providing arrears management, mediation, debt collection, litigation and recovery services across the UK.Ascent is directly regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority having been the first major business in its market to achieve direct permissions from the FCA.
The Waterhouse Lane workhouse location and layout is shown on the 1850 map below. In 1858, a competition held for the design of a new workhouse was won by George and Henry Styan of York.Ascent is wholly owned by its parent, Irwin Mitchell Holdings Limited.Like Irwin Mitchell, Ascent is committed to working in partnership with clients.These apartments are also crowned by a tower which furnishes a very efficient system of ventilation.
The infirmary at the back is appropriately on the highest part of the ground (being nearly twenty feet higher than the front), and is thoroughly well lighted and ventilated; and, although the building, as a whole, is free from the expensive ornamental decoration that too often characterises similar establishments, it possesses, from the artistic mixture of brickwork, a most attractive and substantial appearance.[Up to 1834] [After 1834] [Staff] [Inmates] [Records] [Bibliography] [Links] The first Scarborough workhouse, dating from 1728, was in Waterhouse Lane at the north side of Newborough Street.