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 ...
The Mace team in China has moved into a fully branded and expanded headquarters in shanghai. The move comes on the heels of the debut of Thomas Heatherwick "Seed Cathedral" (the UK's Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo 2010), and supports the offices burgeoning order book.
Mike Horenko, Mace's Shanghai-based regional director for Asia, said: "Having established a full Mace office allows us to ...
Mace has recently been appointed by development manager Stanhope as construction manager and CDM coordinator to deliver a £28m mixed-use development at 5 Hanover Square.
A Mace team had been developing the preconstruction and detailed design coordination stages of the project for some time, but the scheme was put on hold due to the challenging economic conditions. Following a review by the ...
The UK's first 'Jump Lift' has been successfully installed in The Shard at London Bridge. Developed by KONE, the self-climbing elevator system provides an alternative to exterior hoists to improve the efficiency and safety of the building's construction.
The lift functions by using the building's permanent shaft during the construction phase and moves higher or "jumps" in the shaft as the ...
Mace and Mace Plus have won regional Constructing Excellence awards, the former in the sustainability category for Elizabeth II Court for Hampshire County Council and the latter for health and safety.
On the Elizabeth II Court win, Mace associate director Nigel Thomas said: "It is immensely rewarding to be recognised for leading an enlightened and innovative team and to be recognised for ...
Mace has completed phase 1A of firstsite, achieving practical completion of the building's shell. The work was delivered on schedule and under budget.
Now known by its official name firstsite, the crescent-shaped structure, clad entirely in a copper and aluminium alloy, will be a new cultural, commercial and social space for Colchester.
Colchester Borough Council's Cllr Paul Smith, ...
Mace Plus has achieved practical completion to shell and core and Category A fit out on 95 Gresham Street for client Standard Life Investments, providing over 93,000 square feet of Grade A office space in the City of London.
The £35m project comprised the redevelopment of Princes House and Bartlett House behind an original Portland Stone retained façade, making way for seven floors of ...
Mace CEO and Chairman Stephen Pycroft has been interviewed, and the company profiled, by The Financial Times. In a piece entitled "Mace aims to grow in all directions" by Ed Hammond, the company's continuing prosperity and growth is contrasted with the wider world of the recession.
The FT's piece takes a look at Mace's role on the Shard London Bridge (now ascending at 120mm an hour, as the ...