Integration & Collaboration: Shire Hall

The re-emergence of Gloucestershire County Council’s Shire Hall after its retrofit and refurbishment reads like a fairy-tale. Over 165 weeks and 82 phases of collaborative, innovative team-working, the part-listed, part 1960’s building, an eyesore, tired and inefficient, was responsibly and dynamically transformed into an elegant and highly sustainable workplace. Shire Hall benefited from innovative strategies … Continue reading “Integration & Collaboration: Shire Hall”

Hylton Castle

The Castle is a magnificent and rare survivor of a fortified medieval gatehouse which once formed part of a range of Castle buildings. Sir William Hylton built his house in the late C14th to impress. It was the symbol of his wealth and power in the region. It remained within the family until the C19th … Continue reading “Hylton Castle”

Ministry of Justice for Wellingborough Prison

The new build resettlement prison in Wellingborough is an exemplar for integration and collaborative working. Situated on a 36-acre site in Northampton, this vast £253m project will deliver 1,680 prison places through a Partnering Contract. Led by the Ministry of Justice, each partner has worked single-mindedly from day one to create a high-performing, collaborative team … Continue reading “Ministry of Justice for Wellingborough Prison”

Encon Construction Ltd

Encon Construction is an SME civil engineering & construction business founded in 2003 working as a main/principal contractor on projects ranging from £250,000 to £10,000,000. The early years saw Encon develop a reputation in the civil engineering public and private sector, growing our annual turnover to £7m/annuum, and resulting in Encon being listed in the … Continue reading “Encon Construction Ltd”

The Catalyst

The Catalyst is a ground-breaking facility, home to the UK’s National Innovation Centre for Ageing and the National Innovation Centre for Data. The building hosts a suite of bespoke facilities and a range of flexible office space. This will enable the creation of a tightly coupled and supportive ecosystem between the innovation centres and commercial … Continue reading “The Catalyst”

M.B.Roche & Sons Ltd

M.B Roche and Sons Ltd is a family owned civil engineering business, established in 1977.  The company has developed  a very strong ethos of being a responsible business, as an integral part of the region.  Our 2020 Business Plan is to be the minor civils contractor of choice in Hull & the Humber. Moreover, the … Continue reading “M.B.Roche & Sons Ltd”

Digital Construction: New Build Prison at Wellingborough

At Kier, digital tools are fundamental to the success of our offsite manufacturing approach. BIM and Modern Methods of Construction go hand-in-hand with the Government’s aims of reducing costs through increased productivity and advanced data management. Nowhere is the success of this approach more evident than our new build prison at Wellingborough for the Ministry … Continue reading “Digital Construction: New Build Prison at Wellingborough”

Offsite Project of the Year: New Build Prison at Wellingborough

At Kier, digital tools and offsite manufacturing are fundamental to successfully delivering value for our for clients throughout the lifecycle of the project. BIM and Modern Methods of Construction go hand-in-hand with the Government’s aims of reducing costs through increased productivity and advanced data management. Nowhere is the success of this approach more evident than … Continue reading “Offsite Project of the Year: New Build Prison at Wellingborough”

Delivering Safely together

Joint winning entry for the M23 & M20 teams at Kier Highways. Together these teams have a diverse workforce with people from 32 countries and women and men holding senior roles in the team. This brings diverse thinking and new ideas that help the team innovate and improve. Between them, they have inducted over 5,000 … Continue reading “Delivering Safely together”