Architecture

YMD Boon shortlisted for Company of the Year at Derby Telegraph Business Awards

YMD Boon shortlisted for Company of the Year at Derby Telegraph Business Awards

Architecture and construction consultancy YMD Boon has been shortlisted for the coveted Company of the Year accolade at the 2019 Derby Telegraph Business Awards. The firm, which celebrated 50 years in business last year, works from offices in Derby, Nottingham, Lincoln and Market Harborough on high profile projects across various sectors, including education conservation, commercial and industrial. Its specialist services include architecture, quantity surveying, building surveying, project management, employer’s agent, property management and maintenance, health …

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Architecture

Firm turns green waste to brown goodness and donates £1000 worth so gardens bloom

Firm turns green waste to brown goodness and donates £1000 worth so gardens bloom

GREEN waste from households across two Derbyshire boroughs which has been turned into soil improver by an Ilkeston company is being used to boost local gardening projects.   Stanton Recycling has given the product to help three schools, a hospice care scheme and horticultural students.   It is to help green-fingered gardeners pack a punch of nutrients when they prepare displays that give pleasure to others.   Stanton Recycling, based at The Old Iron Works, …

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Architecture Consultants

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY DESIGN PRACTICE, RG+P IS COMPANY OF THE YEAR

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY DESIGN PRACTICE, RG+P IS COMPANY OF THE YEAR

Multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p, which has offices in Leicester and London, has been named the 2019 Leicester Mercury Business Awards Company of the Year. Announced in front of more than 650 of the city’s professionals at a ceremony last week (11th April), rg+p’s team was presented with the award by sponsor and judge, Janine Edwards of Janine Edwards Wealth Management. Measuring financial information and sales growth, new opportunities, quality improvements, international activity, corporate social responsibility …

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Architecture Charity

Franklin Ellis sports red noses and raises money for Comic Relief challenge

Franklin Ellis sports red noses and raises money for Comic Relief challenge

Nottingham and Leicester-based Franklin Ellis Architects held a company running challenge last week to raise funds for Comic Relief ahead of Red Nose Day on 16 March. 25 members of the practice took part in the challenge, which took place at Holme Pierrepont Country Park in Nottinghamshire. Team members were encouraged to run, jog or walk a collective 100 miles around the park and had up to one hour to complete it. Their efforts saw …

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Architecture Consultants Design

P&DG is seeking to appoint Town Planners and Senior Planners

P&DG is seeking to appoint Town Planners and Senior Planners

Are you looking for an exciting, and challenging opportunity, within a supportive, and dynamic, team environment? Would you like to broaden your experience; and accelerate your skills? P&DG is seeking to appoint Town Planners and Senior Planners into our busy and expanding East Midlands Office of Planners, Urban Designers and Heritage Consultants. Working for both the public and private sector, our wide and varied client base includes; prestigious country estates, house builders, strategic promoters, pension …

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Architecture Education & Training

STUDENTS ATTEND PRINCE’S TRUST WORLD OF WORK DAY AT RG+P

STUDENTS ATTEND PRINCE’S TRUST WORLD OF WORK DAY AT RG+P

Students from the City of Leicester School visited multi-disciplinary design practice, rg+p last month (February 2019) as part of The Prince’s Trust Mosaic World of Work programme. Designed to give young people a greater awareness of the workplace, the Mosaic World of Work programme is a Prince’s Trust initiative which encourages businesses to open their doors to highlight their industry and the variety of careers available; with the hope of increasing understanding and inspiration. 18 …

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Architecture Development

PLANS APPROVED FOR TRANSFORMATION OF FORMER FENWICK BUILDING

PLANS APPROVED FOR TRANSFORMATION OF FORMER FENWICK BUILDING

Plans to restore and convert the former Fenwick building in Leicester city centre were approved last week (22nd February 2019) and will see the landmark building brought back to life with a mixed-use development. Project partners, developer, Aimrok Holdings Ltd and architects, rg+p applied to transform the former Fenwick building into 111 luxury, short stay serviced apartments together with a rooftop bar, which will become a focal point for the development. On the basement and …

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Architecture Construction

Medieval treasures unearthed at Jackson & Jackson Developments site in Lincoln

Medieval treasures unearthed at Jackson & Jackson Developments site in Lincoln

A number of medieval and Victorian artefacts have been uncovered in central Lincoln during a planned excavation of Jackson & Jackson Developments’ latest residential development site. The archaeological investigation marks the first phase of excavation works at 27-29 Clasketgate before the site is developed into high-end student accommodation later this year. To accommodate the shortage of student beds in the city, the new development will stand on the old Pygott & Crone building and car …

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Architecture Construction Consultants

ARMSONS IS PART OF EXPERIENCED PROJECT TEAM BUILDING NEW CLASSROOM BLOCK AT WEST PARK SCHOOL

ARMSONS IS PART OF EXPERIENCED PROJECT TEAM BUILDING NEW CLASSROOM BLOCK AT WEST PARK SCHOOL

Derby-based project managers, building surveyors and cost consultants Armsons have been appointed project managers and cost consultants on the scheme to create a new six-classroom block at West Park School in Spondon. The project team also consists of architects YMD Boon, structural engineers Jackson Purdue Lever, mechanical and electrical engineers CJR Midlands and contractors Davlyn Construction Limited. West Park School, formerly known as Spondon School, is a mixed secondary school that was converted to academy …

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Architecture Construction

MAJOR LINCOLNSHIRE HOUSING SCHEME WINS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD

MAJOR LINCOLNSHIRE HOUSING SCHEME WINS RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD

A £45m mixed tenure residential housing scheme in Humberston, Lincolnshire has been named the Residential Project of the Year in the Greater Lincolnshire Construction & Property Awards. Designed by award-winning architects, rg+p, Humberston Avenue is a joint venture project between Keystone Developments, part of Longhurst Group, and Countryside Partnerships East Midlands. Representing 400 new homes, including 200 family homes and 200 for retirement living (including 100 affordable), Humberston Avenue also includes a new community hub …

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