August saw the launch of Action Month at Como. The initiative was introduced to encourage staff to get involved and make the most of their Mace volunteer day and is part of Como's commitment to corporate social responsibility.
City Action, a volunteer brokerage which concentrates on linking city organisations with appropriate charities in the surrounding boroughs was consulted to find ...
The masterplanning project for University of West England's main Frenchay campus site has reached the end of its strategic options stage. Mace is providing project management services on the masterplan project which will provide the framework for a £150m programme of development over the next ten years.
UWE deputy vice chancellor John Rushworth said of the project: "Mace was set a very ...
Mace Plus spent a day at Garth Hill College when they were invited to provide a presentation and interactive exercise on the various roles of construction in aid of the college's technical enterprise week.
Construction and commercial managers on the project, Harish Raghwani and Ryan King, went back to school for the day to give 220 14-15 year old students an insight into the construction ...
Mace and Sense have been appointed by East Northamptonshire Council as project managers and cost managers on the new £13m leisure centre for Rushden and the surrounding area, the first phase of long-term regeneration plans for the town.
The leisure centre is to be developed at Manor Park, Rushden and will replace existing facilities which are in need of upgrading. As a result, two key town ...
Mace Group has featured in the August issue of University Business magazine, highlighting its experience in the higher education sector. In an increasingly competitive education market, with students demanding higher standards of living and learning environments, it is the institutions themselves who must deliver effeciencies and evaluate their estates. With its experience and flexible ...
Mace associate director Tim Court was invited to speak to the Birmingham Best Practice Club last month at the Hotel du Vin in Birmingham. Tim is currently working on the Royal Shakespeare Theatre transformation project in Stratford upon Avon and enlightened members on the challenges of delivering the modern refurbishment of a Grade II listed 1930s theatre.
Tim spoke of the innovative ...
The science and technology team's reputation for high safety standards has been recognised with a highly prestigious five stars in the British Safety Council's five-star health and safety management system audit.
The international audit looks at the safety management systems of a business as a whole and at the compliance and best practice procedures within those systems. It is split into five ...
Mace has been appointed as project manager and technical advisor on the Harris Academy in Purley, Surrey through its existing relationship with client Croydon Council.
Sense is providing cost consultancy services and Mace's Hertford office is responsible for engineering design services. The academy will be operational in the existing buildings from September 2009 with the new build and ...
Mace Group is proud to participate in this year's Haringey Young Heroes awards, which support and recognise the inspirational young people living in the borough by sponsoring the young entrepreneur award. The aim of the event was to celebrate Haringey children and young people's positive contribution to their own lives, the lives of their families and the wider community. There were 11 award ...
Mace is proud to be sponsoring young athlete Ryan Scott in his bid to compete in the 2012 Olympic Games. The sponsorship deal was set in motion after Mace CEO and Chairman, Stephen Pycroft met Olympian Jason Gardener MBE at a charity event and was keen to learn how Mace could support an aspiring athlete.
Ryan Scott is being coached by Lloyd Cowan, who is also the coach of 400m Olympic gold ...
Mace has been appointed by client National Museums Liverpool (NML) to undertake the base build project management role on the £72m Museum of Liverpool project. Until recently Mace was working with NML on the £41m base build contract as client advisor, project management support and design coordinator. The Mace project team will now work until building handover at the end of the year.
Sense, the cost consultancy arm of the Mace Group, has published its fourth construction industry inflation report. This quarterly report is a download from the Sense website and provides an insightful overview on the current state of pricing within the construction sector and of the market itself.
"Whilst there are signs that the pace of contraction in economic activity is now moderating, ...
Mace Group is pleased to announce it has two finaiists in this year's Construction Manager of the Year Awards. Karl Barr has been shortlisted in the new build/ refurbishment projects over £10m to £15m for his work on the Milton Park development for client MEPC and Chris Travers has been shortlisted in the new build/ refurbishment projects over £7m to £10m for the Granta Park development, again ...
Sense was appointed in March 2008 to carry out cost consultancy on one of the largest fit outs in the City of London this year for client Addleshaw Goddard at Milton Gate, 60 Chiswell Street, London.
Working alongside Fox & Co as client representative, GTMS as project manager, MCM as interior designers, Chapman Bathurst as service engineers, PTI as IT consultants and Overbury as main ...
Mace Group has increased its position in Building magazines' ‘Top 150 Contractors and Housebuilders 2009' tables, which consist of Britain's biggest mid-market private sector companies rated in order of most pre-tax profit and turnover.
Mace gained an impressive five places from 37th to 32nd this year in the turnover tables and a rise to 74th from 47th on pre-tax profit accrued and value for ...
Mace Group's utilities sector has hosted its first ever Celebrity Cricket Challenge and raised an impressive £28,000 for WaterAid. The event, held at the BritOval in London, saw teams from the UK water industry battle it out against each other with a complimentary Bunbury player thrown in for good measure.
The Bunbury's - the world's number one celebrity cricket team includes famous cricketers ...
Mace Living has hosted its first architectural tour of London for clients including representatives from The Hilton and Radisson Edwardian hotels, Sprunt, Peter Dann, Glebe and APS. Guests braved Piccadilly in London on a wet and windy day to be treated to a look at the remarkable achievements of some of London's most celebrated architects, responsible for rebuilding the Piccadilly area ...
The Mace transportation team has issued the next edition of Transpire - its quarterly newsletter featuring news and insight from the industry. This edition asked 'What role will public opinion play in the creation of the UK's high speed rail network?'.
Following Mace Group's transportation breakfast briefing in June, they decided to expand on the central theme of that event: what will it take ...
Como has won two safety awards, the first from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSpa) and the second from the British Safety Council, to add to its growing number of safety accreditations.
RoSpa awarded Como the gold achievement award for its occupational health and safety performance. The main objective behind these awards is to help motivate health and safety performance ...
Mace Group's utilities team has been awarded a contract extension with Network Rail. The team will take over the management of all utility diversions for Blackfriars station, which is one of a number of stations being upgraded as part of the Thameslink Programme.
The project comprises diversions, removals and new connections for electricity, gas, water and telecommunications. The project ...