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 ...
Sense has been appointed to provide cost consultancy services for the delivery of a three car enhancement programme for client Docklands Light Railway (DLR).
The London City Airport extension runs from Canning Town to King George V station at North Woolwich via London City Airport and will play an important part in London 2012 Olympics.
The line has four new stations which now connect local ...
Mace in the Midlands is delighted to be awarded the title of professional consultancy team of the year at last night’s West Midlands Property Awards 2009, beating off the shortlisted competition from DBK and Rider Levett Bucknall.
Mace received high praise from the judges due to its extensive project portfolio in the Midlands spanning all sectors from arts and commercial to urban regeneration ...
Mace in Spain has completed Hines Zielo shopping mall in Madrid. Designed by architect Alberto Martin Caballero, it is the first shopping centre in Europe to receive the prestigious Silver LEED certification, marking the development as being built with sustainability in mind.
Mace provided project and construction management services to deliver the project on time and to the required quality ...
Hampshire County Council's headquarters, Elizabeth II Court, has been awarded the accolade "Sustainable Project of the Year" at last night's Sustainability Awards beating off competition from a rival Mace project Crawley Library. Mace worked with the council to turn their 1960s office block into one of the most sustainable working environments in the country. The headquarters was also used at ...
Mace Plus has hosted a site tour of the new build Teddington School in Richmond for its year 11 students. The tour was used to demonstrate the health and safety measures put in place by Mace Plus, as main contractor on the project.
Assistant project manager, William Boitey, led proceedings with a site induction and an explanation of the safety practices used in the build of the school. He ...
Mace has achieved practical completion on the LG Arena in Birmingham. Formerly the NEC Arena, the venue was officially renamed on 1 September 2008 as part of a sponsorship deal with global electronics giant LG. The £29 million redevelopment has seen the 30 year-old venue transformed into a 21st Century total entertainment experience, with new seating, hospitality, bars, restaurants and other ...
Mace Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Horenko as the new regional director for Asia.
Michael said: "It's an exciting time to be involved in any way with Asia, with its diverse cultures, various stages of development and without doubt, enormous growth potential. I have been lucky to have spent most of my career in Asia and am privileged to now represent Mace Group in the ...
Mace and Macro have successfully completed a review of the operation of seven schools for Leeds City Council, providing project management and facilities management advice. The Leeds PFI project has encountered building and performance problems since construction finished in 2001.
The Council, Education Leeds, special purpose company, ESCO and operations contractor Carillion Integrated ...
The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford has reopened to the public after a £61m refit, led by a Mace project and programme management team. The project comprised the redevelopment of a Grade 1 listed building that stands in a land-locked position in the middle of Oxford city centre.
Designed by Rick Mather Architects, the new museum provides significantly upgraded environmental conditions for ...
Manchester's Building Schools for the Future and Academies Programme team has achieved financial close on its first BSF project on October 12th, making Manchester only the second Local Authority in England to do so. The project will create a brand new community campus in East Manchester (the Gorton Education Village) which will comprise a 900 place mainstream high school and a 100 place ...
Como has installied a giant information screen on top of London's BT Tower, all within a challenging 11 week timescale.
Concieved by Imagination Europe Limited, the 360 degree LED screen - believed to be the highest of its kind in Europe and the Americas - will be used as an information band. Messages shown will be visible from various locations across the city.
The screen is over 280 square ...
The Bridge Academy in Hackney has won the SCALA (Serving Construction & Architecture in Local Authorities) Civic Building of the Year Award 2009.
Judges commended the school building for its inspirational design which makes excellent use of a small, challenging site. The creative use of natural light with the tiered sectional form allows maximum use to be made of every square metre of ...
Mace Plus hosted its ‘Plan A' breakfast briefing where Richard Gillies, Marks and Spencer director of Plan A, CSR and Sustainable Business was guest speaker.
Marks and Spencer is a long-term client for the group and is currently leading the way in responding to the carbon reduction agenda with 'Plan A', a five year programme that focuses on five strands including climate change, waste and raw ...
Mace Macro has been awarded a two-year maintenance contract by the Barbados Supreme Court to maintain the building and its systems, with the aim of protecting its overall asset value.
The Macro team will observe the testing and commissioning of the building services and systems to make ensure they fully understand them before appointing local companies and suppliers, many of which were ...