We are assisting Westminster City Council with the comprehensive refurbishment works of Westminster City Hall in Victoria, Central London. We have recently been appointed Technical Advisor and are currently collaborating closely with the client, the main contractor and their novated architect. We have been evaluating contractor’s proposals and are contributing to value engineering processes, to enable informed client decisions.
New HQ for Northamptonshire County Council in the heart of Northampton is nearing completion. Consarc were appointed client advisors to the council and Lendlease in 2012. We were involved from the very early stages of the project. One of our roles was to manage the production of an animation, to form part of the chief executive’s change management – 1 year to move – roadshow to the 2000+ staff who will commence working at the site.
We have recently completed the brief for Crawley Borough Council’s new accommodation within the redevelopment of the Council’s Town Hall site. Born out of intensive consultation with Councillors and the Town Hall group, the document achieved cabinet approval and will be used as the basis of the council accommodation fit-out within a brand-new building.
Consarc are have been involved in assessing the impact of the HS2 construction on Stoneleigh Park and developing mitigation strategies for affected businesses on the park. We have been evaluating relocation options and undertaking land-use studies to assist our client LaSalle in securing agreement and appropriate funding in very complex multi-lateral negotiations and planning permissions.
Construction work has commenced on the refurbishment and extension of the Cambridge headquarters for Bidwells LLP, one of the UK’s leading property consultancies. We have been involved on the project from the start providing a range of integrated specialist services. As Workplace Consultants, we worked very closely with the client and Bidwells staff to develop a workplace strategy tailored to their specific needs, implementing agile working and facilitating cross-disciplinary collaborations.
We are currently facilitating the regeneration plan for Birkenhead Town Centre with Wirral Council. Through a number of collaborative workshops with our client, private landlord of a local shopping centre, we are developing the strategic thinking to inform a set of “next steps” to unlock the area’s potential.