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Celebrations at Focus Consultants as client museum wins Art Fund Museum of the Year 2019

Celebrations at Focus Consultants as client museum wins Art Fund Museum of the Year 2019

The team at Focus Consultants is celebrating the news that St Fagans National Museum of History in Wales has won the world’s largest and most prestigious museum prize. Focus project managed an eight-year redevelopment scheme at St Fagans, which was completed last year. The Nottingham-based firm provided a range of services including bid work for a Heritage Lottery Fund application, business planning, quantity surveying and project management. Now St Fagans National Museum of History has …

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Planning approved for Grade A office space in Nottingham’s new Southside area

Planning approved for Grade A office space in Nottingham’s new Southside area

Approval has been received for the next step in the regeneration of Nottingham’s up and coming ‘Southside’ area; with planning granted for a new Grade A office building.   The modern building, procured via the Scape National Built Environment Consultancy Services (BECS) framework, has been designed by Nottingham and Leicester-based Franklin Ellis Architects – a supply chain partner of Perfect Circle, the property, construction and infrastructure consultancy for the public sector. The scheme is being …

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NEW APPOINTMENT TO HEAD UP ENHANCED TRANSPORT TEAM

NEW APPOINTMENT TO HEAD UP ENHANCED TRANSPORT TEAM

Leading national consultancy Pegasus Group has hired Craig Rawlinson as a senior transport planning director to head up its growing transport team. Craig is a Chartered Engineer who graduated from Heriot-Watt University in 1996 with a degree in Civil Engineering. He started his career at Parkman and Oscar Faber and more recently has held senior positions at Transport Planning Associates and RPS, principally supporting public and private clients’ development proposals, planning applications and appeals. He …

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Harry Potter Engineer joins the Finch community

Harry Potter Engineer joins the Finch community

Finch Consulting has recently expanded its team of expert engineers following the appointment of Matt Longley, as a Senior Consultant Longley, joins the engineering consultancy firm having previously held senior roles at a number of different companies, including Monsanto Chemicals, Balfour Beatty, equipment rental specialist’s VP Plc and Colas Rail Ltd, where he managed contracts for Network Rail up to the value £250m. Working for VP Plc’s trackway division, Matt was also responsible for working …

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Focus Consultants appointed as business planners for major town hall restoration

Focus Consultants appointed as business planners for major town hall restoration

Focus Consultants has been appointed by Rochdale Development Agency to create the business plan for the £16 million redevelopment of the iconic Rochdale Town Hall. The project, which had a successful bid for £8.9 million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, is now underway, with the development work to inform the Stage 2 submission to the NLHF due in early 2020. Although the stunning neo-gothic town hall was once at the heart of civic life, …

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Fire station upgrade role for Focus Consultants

Fire station upgrade role for Focus Consultants

Focus Consultants has been instrumental in a scheme to extend and refurbish one of the busiest on-call fire stations in Cambridgeshire. The company was the designer and building surveyor, as well as contract administrator and CDM advisor, on the project for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service at Chatteris. It involved transforming one of the service’s older stations into a building suitable for a high-performing modern community fire station. Senior building surveyor at Focus Consultants, Darren …

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Focus Consultants supporting business plan for art gallery and museum

Focus Consultants supporting business plan for art gallery and museum

Focus Consultants has been appointed to develop a new business plan for The Wilson Art Gallery & Museum in Cheltenham. The company joins leading heritage and conservation specialist Purcell and interpretation experts Image Makers to draw up a feasibility study for the art gallery and museum to unify its gallery buildings and maximise the use of the triple-fronted museum. Nottingham-based Focus Consultants is creating the business plan for the development project, which aims to provide …

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Focus Consultants appointed on historic Coventry scheme

Focus Consultants appointed on historic Coventry scheme

Focus Consultants has been appointed as quantity surveyors on a £5.5m project to restore Coventry’s Grade II* listed Drapers’ Hall in time for the city being UK City of Culture in 2021. The building in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter will be used as a centre for educating young musicians from Coventry schools and for the performance of professional classical music. The project is being led by Historic Coventry Trust and managed by The Prince’s Foundation. …

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Student accommodation scheme set to open in September

Student accommodation scheme set to open in September

Focus Consultants is undertaking multiple roles at a student accommodation scheme being built on the site of the former Dagfa School in Beeston, Nottingham.   The former independent school in Broadgate, which was based round the 18th Century house, closed in 2016 and is being developed by Cassidy Group Nottingham Ltd. The scheme started on site last Summer and is set to complete on schedule in August ready for the start of the 2019 academic …

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BSP Consulting part of award-winning team

BSP Consulting part of award-winning team

A scheme involving BSP Consulting took the Project of the Year Award at the EEM Building Communities Awards 2019. Newark and Sherwood Homes’ extra-care development, Gladstone House, received the accolade at the ceremony held at Athena in Leicester. The project was also runner-up in the Social Housing New Build category. BSP Consulting provided civil, structural and geotechnical engineering services for the £8m extra-care facility in Newark, which was completed last year. Find out more about …

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