Mace is delighted that this year’s prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize has been awarded to Evelyn Grace Academy. Delivered by Mace through a design and build contract, the academy has been recognised for its outstanding design by Zaha Hadid Architects, Zaha’s second consecutive Stirling Prize.
The awards ceremony, presented by Kevin McCloud, took place in the Magna Science and Adventure Centre in ...
Mace has achieved a major milestone in the delivery of London Bridge Quarter's 21st century public realm around one of the capitals key transport hubs. As a result many of London Bridge station's 350,000 daily passengers are now enjoying improved concourse facilities. This comes as part of the £50m transformation of the station concourse, bus station and creation of a new public ...
International consultancy and construction company Mace has appointed three regional directors to help build its rapidly-expanding North American project management business.
Frank Alvarado joins as northeast USA regional director
Michael Arikat as west USA regional director
David Stoutamire as southeast USA regional director
The new directors will be responsible for developing and ...
The new £38m campus in Corby was completed in August 2011 both on time and on budget. Sense Cost Consultancy was formally appointed by client Tresham College of Further and Higher Education in mid-2009 to support the College’s application as one of 144 colleges seeking for funding from the Learning and Skills Council. After the funding difficulties that year, the College became one of only 14 ...
Mace's strategic plans to grow its nuclear portfolio took another step forward with two major contracts awarded by Magnox Ltd for decommissioning work, off the back of the Government Procurement Service project management and design team framework.
The first project is a managed services contract at Sizewell in Suffolk, the second contract is for programme management support at the Berkeley ...
Mace has installed the UK's tallest crane at the Shard to begin the construction of the spire. Forming the top 23 floors of the building, the spire will take the Shard to its ultimate 310m height, crowning it the tallest building in Western Europe.
Attached to a platform on the outside of the building at floor 56, the crane was 'jumped' into position and will lift 500 tonnes of steel into ...
Delivered by an integrated Mace team that included Sense Cost Consultancy and Macro (Mace's dedicated facilities management company), the London Metropolitan University refurbishment project has featured in RIBA’s "Small budget, big impact" campaign.
Selected by a specialist judging panel of RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) HEDQF (Higher Education Design Quality Forum), the booklet ...
Mace has helped to relocate and construct the UK's 9/11 sculpture in an area of Battersea Park called the American Garden, which was recently revealed to the public.
Working with our supply chain, Mace provided a voluntary construction management service, which included an initial study to outline construction options, programme management, procurement and cost services.
Steel columns and ...
Mace the international consultancy and construction company has reported a 17.2% increase in turnover for 2010 to £851m. These results for Mace’s 20th anniversary year set the company on track to reach its strategic target of £1bn turnover in 2012 and to deliver its five year plan to grow the business’s turnover by over 50% by 2015.
Chairman and Chief Executive of Mace, Stephen Pycroft, ...
Working for one of UK’s largest financial firms, the Mace technology team are celebrating another high score of 36.5 out of 40, in their latest Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) audit.
Average CCS scores on UK sites are around 31, making the team's initial high score of 36.5 hard to beat. However, the high score has been maintained throughout and the project site has been awarded the ...
With the UK’s housing shortage now a well-established fact and a government wrestling with how to increase residential supply as quickly as possible, there’s never been a more important year for the RESI conference, the foremost annual event for residential property companies. With a long history of delivering residential projects in both private and public sectors, Mace will of course be in ...
Mace continues to assist its client Adriatic Marinas in creating Porto Montenegro the finest marina in Montenegro. The completed development will have luxury residential apartments, retail outlets, two hotels, an international school, a sports club, golf course and a marina with 650 berths.
Mace project director, Alistair Mackintosh commented: "We're providing project management and ...
The Mace aviation team has extended its track record in the industry, by being one of ten contractors selected on Gatwick Airport's £1.2bn improvement and upgrades framework.
Mace joins a preferred list of Balfour Beatty, Bouygues, Carillion, Costain, Laing O'Rourke, Vinci, VolkerFitzpatrick, Willmott Dixon and Morgan Sindall on the four year framework.
The framework will let contracts of ...
Redevelopment of Birmingham New Street took another step forward as engineers started preparatory work to create the station's spectacular stainless steel façade exterior.
Designed to reflect the movement of the city and the station, the 16,000 metre façade will be installed from early 2012 onwards and is featured in a new animated fly through film released today for the first time.
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre Transformation Project has been named as the refurbishment project of the year at the West Midlands Centre for Constructing Excellence awards (WMCCE). Mace provided construction management and construction delivery on the project.
The judges claimed that the project “represented a substantial legacy for the region and a best practice exemplar for the industry”.
Mace and its clients Mitsui Fudosan and Stanhope have celebrated the topping-out of the mixed-use 5 Hanover Square development in London's West End.
Laying concrete to put the finishing touches on the building's structural height of just over 31 metres were Hitoshi Saito, Executive Managing Director of Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd, Brett Wharton, Development Director of Stanhope, and Stephen Pycroft, ...
Mace director, Terry Spraggett, has been appointed as a trustee of the Construction Youth Trust (CYT).
The CYT is a charitable trust that supports young people whose journey to work can be challenging due to the barriers relating to their financial circumstances, awareness of opportunities in the industry, low self-esteem, gender or ethnicity.
The combined insight and experience of the patron, ...
Mace provided its support to the British Architecture Exhibit at the Prague Quadrennial 2011, a premier international showcase for scenic design and British theatre architecture organised by the Association of British Theatre Technicians.
The exhibition is an opportunity for theatre professionals from all around the world to network and celebrate 'The Guthrie Legacy'. It traces the ...
The Shard and The Place teams, which form the London Bridge Quarter, have celebrated the impressive milestones reached on the iconic development transforming London's skyline.
Under the watchful eye of Southwark Cathedral, the tallest building south of the river during the 13th Century, the event was an opportunity to celebrate two London landmarks that tail-end 800 years of development in the ...
Boris Johnson's plans to regenerate east London have received a boost with the start of construction works for the capital's innovative cable car.
As design and build contractor on the new London cable car scheme Mace, and a team of expert sub-contractors, has started work on both sides of the river on the two stations passengers will be using for the cable car; this includes piles being ...