Galeria shopping centre in St Petersburg, whose construction was project-managed by Mace, was officially opened on 25th November 2010. The VIP opening event saw a ribbon cutting ceremony by Mrs Valentina Matviyenko, Governor of St Petersburg and Yevgeny Feld, principal investor. The opening was attended by a host of dignitaries and VIPs including Sergei Ivanov, Deputy Prime Minister of the ...
Information technology is increasingly recognised for its make-or-break role in the delivery of efficient buildings. Mace has been offering ICT services as part of its whole property life-cycle approach for some time. In a recent interview with Computer Weekly, Mace’s Chief Information Office (CIO) Guy Miller explains Mace's aim in making technology a key element of the company's unique ...
Following on a successful first year of operations in North America, Mace shared its distinctive approach to facilities management with attendees at 2010 World Workplace Conference and Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. The event took place just a few weeks after Mace was crowned “New Company of the Year 2010” at the Governor’s International Awards, which was featured in October’s edition of the ...
Following Mace's successful delivery of the 2009 and 2010 Serpentine Gallery pavilions, the company has once again lent a helping hand to the arts and culture sector with the installation of an inspiring exhibition in London by one of the UK’s most acclaimed artists, Anish Kapoor.
This autumn, the Royal Parks and Serpentine Gallery are hosting a major exhibition of large scale outdoor ...
As the Shanghai Expo 2010 drew to a close at the end of October, the UK pavilion, officially known as the Seed Cathedral (though nicknamed the Dandelion by the Chinese), beat off competition from other large pavilions to win gold in the design category. As the Expo's top pavilion award, the category considered architecture, design, and representation of theme and decor. The Expo jury called it ...
As the Shard project continues to grow the project team has achieved an outstanding one million hours without incurring a RIDDOR* accident.
In recognition of this landmark achievement the team were presented with flasks and a charitable donation was given to lighthouse and Guys and St Thomas’
To mark their success, a small celebration on site was held for operatives. This was attended by ...
Built next to one of the world's largest shopping malls, the Pullman Dubai Mall of the Emirates opened its doors on 7th September 2010. The 25-storey luxury hotel features 481 guest rooms including 94 suites, two restaurants, a pool and spa lounge, 800 square meters of meeting space, nine rooms with individual pre-function areas, board rooms, and several venues for cocktail receptions and ...
An integrated Mace team has completed a remodelling project for Asda at its Basingstoke store. The success of the £2m project has resulted in further commissions to be delivered throughout 2011.
Asda appointed Mace to provide an integrated service of project, equipment and architectural management. The project included the creation of new photography and audio-visual areas, as well as a ...
Mace, the international consultancy and construction company, has appointed Neil Hennessey to head up its construction offer to the retail sector.
Mace has a ten year legacy for consultancy services to the retail sector including such prestigious clients as Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Primark, Costa Coffee, Santander and Asda. Hennessey joins to build on the successes of a number of key ...
Mace has been appointed to work on the £38m first phase of the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst development, which is to be located on the GlaxoSmithKline research site. The contracting team has been tasked with finding solutions for the design and procurement processes.
Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst is a joint venture funded by the Department of Business Innovation and Skills, GSK, the ...
Mace has been appointed by Telford & Wrekin Council to help with the design and delivery of its new civic offices. The council has proposed to rationalise its offices into three buildings, using "New Ways of Working" to achieve space savings and optimise service provision.
The council commissioned Mace to carry out a space utilisation audit in February 2010. The objective was to ...
Mace completed and handed over the new build phase of the Burnage Media Arts College on time and on budget this July, followed quickly by the completion of the final refurbishment phase at the beginning of September in time for the new school term.
As part of the Building Schools for Future (BSF) programme, Mace has been working with the Manchester City Council to provide programme, ...
Mace and Sense have jointly completed a fast track refurbishment of 276 student bedrooms and 44 communal areas for the University of Exeter in 9 weeks. The project was delivered on time and within budget to a value of £1.6m which included a full rewire of the electrical installation and fire alarm, new windows, water heaters and showers together with fire protection works and new ceilings. ...
A contracting team from Mace recently completed the strenuous South Downs Way bike ride with key client the Metropolitan Police Service. The team of eight set off from the Queen Elizabeth Park in Hampshire and cycled 75 miles over two days to Eastbourne.
Over £10,000 was raised, and a cheque was presented to the Great Ormond Street charity team on the 16th July. Stephen Henley of Mace ...
In the latest issue of Building for Education magazine, Mark Castle, director at Mace, discusses the challenges faced by the education sector, with the funding restrictions imposed by the coalition government, and how refurbishment may be the answer to creating schools of the future.
Mark argues that although the previous government's Building Schools for the Future programme has been ...
The Villa project team has completed the initial building works on phase two of the project, with 97 villas in the handover stages to client Dubai Properties. Formal handover will follow later this month. The remaining 122 villas in this phase are on schedule for handover by December 2010.
Phase one of the project saw Mace hand over 224 villas, of which 70 are now occupied.
The scheme is a ...
Mace celebrated the practical completion of the £32m Garth Hill College new build project alongside staff and pupils.
Mace provided both design and construction management for the new Pathfinder school for client Bracknell Forest Borough Council. Procured under the IESE framework agreement, the project comprised the delivery of four separate, three-storey buildings with a linked central ...
South Gloucestershire Yate International Academy is going ahead with its £16m rebuild after the Secretary of State granted 100% funding and announced that building works were to continue as planned.
Mace's Bristol office assisted in providing local authority South Gloucestershire County Council and the sponsor, the Ridings' Federation of Academies, with justification for the project to ...
Kettering's £2.5m marketplace project has been short listed for a Homes and Communities Award (HCA) in the quality of place category.
Mace provided client support on the regeneration scheme, which involved the transformation of the old marketplace by adding water features, public art displays and landscaping.
The marketplace is located in a conservation area within the historic part of ...
Mace will be hosting two workshops at the Smart Facilities Management (FM) Conference on 8th September 2010 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London.
The conference aims to highlight the benefits of a more strategic approach to FM within the public sector.
The need to centralise, standardise and professionalise procurement processes is increasing due to the formation of the new ...