Pagabo Announces Winners of £500m Professional Services Framework

THE PROVIDERS for the remaining 18 lots of Pagabo, our National Framework Partner‘s Professional Services Framework have been announced. Launching in April, the second generation of the Professional Services Framework covers projects up to £500m. It will see 77 providers split across 18 service specific lots in seven geographical regions, including civil, structural and highways […]

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Perfect Circle Announces New Chair For Final Year of Scape Framework

Property, construction and infrastructure consultancy Perfect Circle has announced industry heavyweight Jon Enever as its chair. Handed the reins by fellow Perfect Circle senior management board representative Richard Whitehead, Jon will be taking on the role for the remainder of 2019 through to October 2020 – seeing the organisation through its final year of Scape […]

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Major NHS Estate Development Planned for East Kent

Proposals to fill a provision shortage in East Kent are being considered by the local NHS trust, East Kent Hospitals University Foundation NHS Trust which has set up an estate manager, 2gether Support Solutions. The trust is deciding between two options, the first creates a major emergency centre at William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, an […]

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NHS Estates Annual Upkeep Costs Estimated at £10bn

Following the 2017 Naylor Report into NHS estates, it has been estimated that estate upkeep costs have reached approximately £10bn in annual funding for 2019/2020.  Paul Fitzpatrick, Director of Estates and Facilities at Liverpool University Hospital, despite this, Fitzpatrick told audience members at the recent Healthcare Property and Development Conference that “there’s not much evidence […]

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£800,000 Lottery Grant for North-West Mill Announced

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has announced a grant of £746,000 to Islington Mill in Salford for urgent restoration works. Islington Mill has raised a total of £2m of funding to restore access to all the buildings 6 floors and secure the artistic community that has emerged around the building thanks to Islington Mill Arts […]

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From the Ashes: Development Opportunities for Damaged Mills

Former mills can become easily susceptible to damage by fire after being left vacant, both from arson and accidental fires. One such of these Mills was Newsome Mill in Huddersfield, left vacant since 2003. Whilst Newsome Mill originally had a development plan in place according to Nigel Hunston, Group Leader at Kirklees Council, it was […]

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Capital & Centric bans Property Investors on £50m Mill Project

Capital & Centric, a Manchester based developer, are developing the Crusader Mill in Ancoats, Manchester City Centre, have banned speculative investors from buying up units on the new project. Co-founder Tim Heatley told delegates at the recent Mills Development Conference: “We are well underway with the restoration and conversion into owner-occupier flat. We’ve banned investors, […]

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Cooke Serves Up Pioneering Construction Consultancy

Experienced construction executive Sarah Cooke has launched Rebha, a Staffs-based consultancy with the aim of improving the way organisations work through transformational change and innovation. Sarah was most recently at Morgan Sindall as a pre-construction director, and prior to that, had a leading role for four years at Galliford Try. With a degree in architecture, […]

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