In addition to helping deliver a world-class visual arts facility for Colchester, Mace is helping to boost employment for the city’s local community. As work commences on the project, Mace has offered two local unemployed people the chance to gain valuable work experience as part of Essex County Council’s pre-apprenticeship programme which has so far seen 21 vulnerable people gain invaluable ...
Land Securities has appointed Mace Group on the prestigious Park House development on London's Oxford Street following a competitive tender.
The 500,000 sq ft Park House project, the largest development on Oxford Street for 40 years, will be delivered by the same highly successful team that delivered the Ropemaker project and will be led by director Jonathan Foster. Park House will provide ...
Following its annual survey amongst architects, BD World Architecture has named Mace Group as the number one project management company for the sixth consecutive year.
The survey asks architecture practices to rate which companies they most enjoy working with, under the categories of project managers, contractors, cost consultants, service and structural engineers. Testimonials from some of ...
Architects Journal (AJ) has selected Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios' St Mary Magdalene Academy as the best education project of the decade. Delivered by Mace Plus, the project was selected for the accolade by journalist Kieran Long who said: "The best school I saw, among so many to choose from, was Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios' St Mary Magdalene Academy."
Kieran reviewed the building in the ...
This February, Mace will join key representatives of the UK’s education sector at the fifth Building Schools Exhibition & Conference taking place at ExCeL London, the largest event for those involved in the design, construction and management of schools. Mace is involved in all current major UK government education programmes, from BSF to academies, schools to universities and has worked ...
2010 gets underway with an early success in the area of sustainability and the environment. Mace's science and technology team has achieved five out of five stars in a British Safety Council five star environmental management system audit.
Mace has always placed great emphasis on maintaining a high level of environmental, health and safety performance, winning numerous awards and accolades. ...
Mace has appointed Nick Demain as country manager of South Africa.
With 16 years of experience managing challenging international projects, Nick will work with a range of clients on market-defining projects. The Group is looking to explore opportunities within South Africa having already procured and delivered a number of projects across the continent.
Nick and his team will work with a range ...
Mace Plus has issued a white paper titled "The building blocks of successful school building" that explores best practice and provides useful information on the delivery of new and improved educational facilities.
The paper is a response to the government-driven capital investment in upgrading and rebuilding fatigued educational facilities to bring them into line with 21st century standards. ...
A Mace Technology team will deliver a new sustainable heat capture technology for the Telehouse West project.
The surplus heat created by racks of servers will be used to power residential and business properties in the surrounding area. The decision to install the system stems from the strict regulations issued by the Greater London Authority (GLA).
Wind turbines, river water cooling and fuel ...
The Bridge Academy has been recognised by the Federation of Plasterers and Drywall Contractors as a unique example of what can be achieved using the metsec framework. Mace Plus directors will be attending the annual Plaisterers' Awards 2009 to see if their project is successful.
The project is one of the leading contenders to win the top prize at this year's awards ceremony. Mace Plus will sit ...
Mace Living has secured a place on the Poplar HaRCA (Housing and Regeneration Community Association) framework alongside 13 other contractors.
Poplar HaRCA is a registered social landlord that manages around 8,490 homes in Poplar that were transferred from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Its aim is to work with the local community and partners to make Poplar a better place to live.
Mace Living has held a workshop designed to engage with its supply chain to emphasise key health and safety issues.The workshop was designed to aid the development of good working relationships with the supply chain and ensuring each part understands the high expectations and level of quality required.
The event kicked off with a presentation by John Knight and Rob Kremis addressing Mace ...
The Mace aviation team at Heathrow has completed the critical enabling works for the closure of Terminal 2 with the handover of the last two projects, QB bussing and Pier 7 baggage and connections.
QB bussing was a logistically challenging project which included the remodelling of the central terminal roads system to construct new bus routes. The majority of the works were completed at night ...
Sense, the cost consultancy arm of the Mace Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Fisher as new associate director in the South West. Gary will be based in Bristol and will be responsible for strengthening the group’s cost consultancy offer in the region.
Gary has experience in a variety of sectors including retail, residential, commercial and major office developments. Having ...
Mace has been appointed by NaREC, the National and Renewable Energy Centre, to undertake the project management of the marine drive test facility in Blyth, Northumberland. The facility will enable testing of marine drive systems and other wave energy device components before deployment to the 'real' environment. NaREC is recognised throughout the world as a centre dedicated to accelerating the ...
Her Majesty The Queen has officially opened the new Ashmolean Museum. The Ashmolean re-opened to the public on 7 November, following a major multi-million pound redevelopment led by a Mace project and programme management team.
Her Majesty visited a number of the galleries before visiting the rooftop restaurant, where she was formally introduced to architect Rick Mather and Steve Tighe of Mace ...
David Bill, director for public sector in the South East, will be speaking at the forthcoming Building Schools Exhibition and Conference (BSEC) being held on 24-25th February 2010 at Excel in London.
BSEC is a two-day event that brings together those at the forefront of school rebuilding initiatives, from policy makers to suppliers as the leading platform for sharing ideas and information. The ...
Mace Retail director Matt Turner presented at the Building Supermarkets Conference in London, on 'Supermarket's response to the design and build of energy efficient low waste stores.'
In his presentation Matt covered designing and building energy-efficient, low waste stores, using timber rather than steel to reduce embedded carbon, getting the spacing right for reduced heating and cooling and ...
Mace Living, together with a Mace project management team, has refurbished, extended and altered over 160 cottages at Whiteley Village.
Located across 200 acres in Walton-on-Thames, the village refurbishment project was rolled out in phases. Each cottage has been completely stripped down to allow for major structural works to take place, including the replacement of roofs and extending or ...
Como has held its third annual ‘State of the market' breakfast briefing with guest speaker Digby Flower of CB Richard Ellis, who shared his thoughts on the future of the fit out market with over 80 industry leaders.
Key points from Digby's presentation included the prediction that there will be a shortage of large scale buildings between 2010 and 2014 as the development pipeline ‘dries up' as ...