New MD … GWRM Great Western Route Modernisation … TfL Professional Services Framework … IIP Investors in People … ‘Copa do Mundo’ for Employees … Newly Qualified MRICS … Synchro BIM Award … BIM on Gravesend Station
12/2014… Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year
We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our Clients, Partners and Suppliers a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. Our sincere thanks for giving us the opportunity to work with you in 2014. For your information, our offices will be closed from Wednesday 25th Dec to Friday 2nd January inclusive. Happy holidays.
11/2014…New MD Kevin Corcoran
Schofield Lothian is delighted to announce that Kevin Corcoran has become the new Managing Director. Kevin joined the company in 2000 as a Project Manager and went on to become Operations Director. More recently, he has also lead the growth and focus in our Property Sector. Kevin is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). You can contact Kevin on: firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on ‘twitter’ @SchofieldsKC.
11/2014…Protecting Hazel Dormice on GWRM
Members of the Schofield Lothian Consents & Environment team lead a tree planting event at Basildon Park, Pangbourne in West Berkshire to protect ‘Hazel Dormice’ on the Network Rail Great Western Route Modernisation (GWRM) programme. ‘Hazel Dormice’ are protected under both EU and UK legislation and the team worked with the National Trust. Over 600 trees were planted. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
10/2014…TfL Professional Services Framework
We are delighted to announce that we have been successful in renewing our participation on the Transport for London (TfL) Professional Services Framework. Our bid/tender was successful with three lots in Project Management and a further three lots in Commercial Services. We look forward to our continued relationship with TfL and helping them achieve their infrastructure vision for London. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for further information.
09/2014…Investors in People (IIP)
We are proud that our IIP accreditation has been renewed until 2017 following a recent audit. We have held the IIP Certificate since 2002. Defined and set by business leaders, IIP is a series of 39 must-haves that organisations measure up against, to find and realise the potential of their people. www.investorsinpeople.co.uk
As one of the founding members of FORGE, we are delighted to announce that the 2015 Event will be on Thursday 26th March at the Willis Center in London. The event will focus on BIM.
06/2014…’Copa do Mundo’ Challenge for Employees
Schofield Lothian launches an internal competition during the FIFA World Cup in Brazil for all employees. Complete the scores of the three England games, and predict the teams and scores for the semi-finals and final. The competition is free to enter and the prizes are: Apple iPad Mini; Amazon Paperwhite Kindle; and Amazon Kindle. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to enter before June 12th (employees only).
05/2014…Congratulations to our newly qualified MRICS
We are delighted to congratulate our Quantity Surveyors Altin Bajraktari, Ferdi Cloete and Sane Ntombe who have been successful in passing their APC with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) – they are now MRICS. We had a 100% success rate. Please contact Nick Cole, QS Practice Leader for more information (email@example.com).
05/2014…FORGE: Solving London’s Housing Crisis
Over 200 people attended our annual event, held at the Willis Building on 8th May. Liz Peace, CEO, British Property Fereration chaired the event. The panelists were: Ian Wingfield, Deputy Leader Southwark Council; Prof. Nora Ann Colton, University of East London; Jim Ward, Savills; and Simon Chatfield, Be:Here. Some of the solutions discussed included ‘help to get on the property ladder’, ‘invest in transport and infrastructure’ and ‘remove restrictions on public land’. Please contact Kevin Corcoran, Director of Property, for more information … firstname.lastname@example.org.
02/2014…Save the Date – FORGE Event 8th May
We are delighted to announce the 2014 FORGE Event ( www.forgelondon.org/ ) will take place on Thursday 8th May, from 4-8pm. This years event will be chaired by Liz Peace, Chief Executive of the British Property Federation. The event will be held at the Willis Building, 51 Lime Street, London EC3M 7DQ. Please contact Kevin Corcoran, Director of Property, for more information … email@example.com
01/2014…New Managers for Consents & Environment Practice
As part of the accelerating growth of the Consents & Environemnt Practice, Schofield Lothian has appointed two new Practice Managers: Adam White and Alastair Byers. Please contact Paul Humphrey, Practice Leader, for further information … firstname.lastname@example.org
01/2014…Winner of Synchro BIM Award
Schofield Lothian & Oakwood Engineering were overall winners of the BIM ‘Project of the Year’ at the Synchro Visual Planning Awards in the USA for the NR Gravesend Station remodelling project. The effective use of the BIM 4D model combined with project and risk management helped the station re-open on time after a 15 day blockade. Network Rail wanted to de-risk the project to ensure no overruns and no accidents on the project. This was achieved and the station reopened as planned.
01/2014…Success on BIM Project at Gravesend Station
Schofield Lothian, together with BIM partner Oakwood Engineering, successfully participated in the NR major upgrade project at Gravesend Station over the Christmas and New Year holiday period. The station upgrade includes: new footbridge & lifts and a new platform to accommodate the longer 12-car trains. We provided a full BIM service together with integrated Project Management in order to de-risk the project for the Client. Please contact Mike Upton, Director of Transport & Infrastructure for more information … email@example.com