Construction Consultants

GraceMachin reveals new Nottingham office

GraceMachin reveals new Nottingham office

Planning consultant GraceMachin has announced the opening of a new office at 2 Hollowstone in Nottingham city centre. Set up by Chartered Town Planners Nick Grace and George Machin in 2012, GraceMachin has relocated to the new premises in the Lace Market to accommodate business growth. The business has recently appointed Jo Pearson as office manager, and is looking to expand further over the next 12-18 months, with full time positions available for both a …

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Business Consultants

Neil Wade joins NPS Committee

Neil Wade joins NPS Committee

Nottingham Professional Services (NPS), the independent networking group for Nottingham’s professional services community has announced that Neil Wade will be joining its committee. Neil is a well-respected figure within the banking sector, and has 28 years experience working for many of the high street banks including Lloyds, Bank of Scotland, Santander and The Co-operative Bank. He also has 2 years’ experience working for accountants, HSKS Greenhalgh. In joining the NPS committee Neil will provide an …

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Construction Consultants leisure

Two council contracts completed by Focus Consultants

Two council contracts completed by Focus Consultants

Focus Consultants has completed two key contracts for Huntingdonshire District Council. The company project managed the recent refurbishment and improvements of the swimming pool and changing village at One Leisure St Neots. Focus was also contract administrator, principal designer and CDM advisor for the £260,000, nine-week scheme at the leisure centre. In addition, Focus Consultants has recently completed the project management of a £250,000 redevelopment scheme for the council to create a one-stop-shop Customer Service …

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Consultants

Focus Consultants completes project management role at home of pioneering naturalist

Focus Consultants completes project management role at home of pioneering naturalist

A £2.8 million redevelopment scheme at Gilbert White and The Oates Collections, the former home of pioneering naturalist Gilbert White – projected managed by Focus Consultants – has now been completed. The renovation of the museum and estate in Selborne, Hampshire, includes restoration of the stable yard and brew house, providing a new entrance, a shop and a café for visitors, as well as the conversion of the upstairs into an apartment. Work also includes …

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Consultants

It’s business as usual as directors secure management buyout of engineering firm

It’s business as usual as directors secure management buyout of engineering firm

It’s business as usual as directors secure management buyout of engineering firm LEADING engineering consultancy Rodgers Leask, based in Derby, has undergone a management buyout by its current leadership team. Directors Lawrence Pacey, Paul Spencer, Kully Toor, Stewart Friel, and Kriston Harvey have taken over the reins from chairman and owner Andy Leask, who co-founded the company with the late John Rodgers in Derby over 30 years ago. With the change in ownership Paul Spencer …

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Charity Consultants

Local businessman to soar across 210m high zip wire for charity

Local businessman to soar across 210m high zip wire for charity

A thrill-seeking director from Leicestershire and Milton Keynes-based business KAM Project Consultants has volunteered to zip wire off a building in East London to raise funds for The Fire Fighters Charity. Piers Ridout will be the first person to test the zip line in advance of a 2019 charity zip line event, being organised by the London Fire Brigade. Piers is set to take the leap off Littlebrook Power Station’s chimney in East London, which …

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Consultants

Associate Director Appointment at Built Environment Consulting

Associate Director Appointment at Built Environment Consulting

Leading East Midlands mechanical and electrical engineering firm Built Environment Consulting (BEC) has expanded its team with the appointment of Nicholas Fox as an Associate Director. Nicholas will be based at BEC’s new Nottingham office. BEC delivers projects across a range of sectors including sport and leisure, hotel and education, and provides leading sustainable solutions for the built environment. Nicholas, who joins the team from Pick Everald where he worked as an Associate in Nottingham …

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Consultants

Sun exhibition at Science Museum shines for Focus Consultants

Sun exhibition at Science Museum shines for Focus Consultants

Experts at Focus Consultants are project managing the biggest exhibition about the Sun that has ever been staged. The team has been appointed as project manager, contract administrator, quantity surveyor and principal designer for the exhibition, which will open on 6th October at the Science Museum in London. The Sun: Living With Our Star will include spectacular interactive experiences and unique artefacts that explore our relationship with the Sun. The exhibition, which runs until 6th …

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Charity Consultants

BSP Consulting MD completes charity challenge to raise money for MS research

BSP Consulting MD completes charity challenge to raise money for MS research

Managing director of East Midlands-based civil and structural engineering firm BSP Consulting, David Sumner, has successfully completed a charity challenge to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis research. It was the third time he’d undertaken the 10in10 challenge – an annual walk/run which conquers ten peaks in ten hours in the Lake District. Partly walking, partly running the route, Dave completed the distance of 27.77km in six hours and 15 minutes…. burning 4,329 calories in the …

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Construction Consultants

Howard Ward Associates to work on bespoke student residential scheme

Howard Ward Associates to work on bespoke student residential scheme

Nottingham-based consulting engineers Howard Ward Associates (HWA) has been appointed to work on a major £20M student accommodation scheme on Westwood Way, Warwickshire. The site of the planned 380-bed student accommodation project is currently occupied by an office building, which has been vacant for more than four years. When works start towards the end of 2018, the building will be demolished to make way for the new sustainable residential scheme to be built. The Oaks, …

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