Latest News - April 2015

BWBLOG: IQBAL RASSOOL: FLOOD RISK DATA, USEFUL, SOMETIMES

30 April 2015

During my 20 year long career as a flood risk consultant, flood risk data has become increasingly detailed and prevalent.

BWB 25 Years - 25 Things About BWB #2

29 April 2015

#2. BWB completed a Management Buyout on 3 April 2008. Bucking the trend at the time of selling out to larger practices, one of the key drivers to the MBO was to preserve the culture and reputation that management had worked so hard to create. Today we are still immensely proud that BWB is one of the largest owner managed consultants in the UK.

Project update - Phase 1 Completed of Logistics North

29 April 2015

BWB are delighted to announce that Phase 1 of the Logistics North business park has just been successfully completed. The 250-acre site near Bolton is one of the largest logistics developments in the north of England and BWB has been heavily involved since the early stages.

Shaping the future - BWB sponsor local regatta

28 April 2015

BWB Consulting were proud to sponsor Birmingham Regatta on Saturday 25th April, hosted by Birmingham Rowing Club at Edgbaston Reservoir.

Fantastic news for Birmingham!

24 April 2015

BWB are delighted that recent press releases confirm the intention for HSBC to relocate part of their headquarters from London to Arena Central in Birmingham. As reported in the press Arena Central Developments llp, the joint venture company behind the Arena Central Development in Broad Street, has sealed what is said to be the biggest Birmingham property deal at 210,000 sq ft since 2002 which is fantastic news for Birmingham.

TRAVEL PLAN COORDINATION FOR MAJOR LEEDS SHOPPING DESTINATION

24 April 2015

BWB are proud to be appointed by Land Securities to assist with the implementation of their site-wide Travel Plan at the White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds.

BWB 25 Years - 25 Things About BWB #1

17 April 2015

#1.  The name BWB comes from the surnames of the 3 founding directors, Chris Boon, Malcolm Wright and Cliff Blunt. It is recently used to convey the culture of the business in providing limitless people development opportunities as a ‘Business Without Boundaries’!

BWB 25th Anniversary Celebration - Manchester

17 April 2015

The BWB 25th anniversary festivities kicked off last night in Manchester, with a joint celebration for the opening of our newly expanded office in the North West.

BWB Submit Interest in EU SUDS Innovation Project

15 April 2015

BWB’s Manchester Water team, together with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), has submitted an Expression of Interest in an EU funded project looking at innovative SUDS techniques and technologies and their applicability to the planning system across the European Union (EU).

BWBLOG: RICHARD ROBINSON: CL:AIRE - THE DEFINITION OF WASTE: DEVELOPMENT INDUSTRY CODE OF PRACTICE

07 April 2015

Waste legislation is a complex subject that is set out in the EU Waste Framework Directive.  The primary aim of the Waste Framework Directive is the protection of human health and the environment.

Build Earth Live - Year 10 and 13 pupils take on the professionals

06 April 2015

On the 16th March 2015, 6 teams of industry professionals took part in BIM4SME's Build Earth Live, a 48 hour BIM design competition. This competition saw the teams, made up of individuals from 51 organisations from across the construction industry, battle it out over 2 days to transform a disused Newcastle quayside in to a state of the art Digital Innovation Centre! 

One of these teams however was a little different! Put together by ‘Class of Your Own’ - an organisation bringing design engineering and construction to schools, the team was made up of year 10 & 13 students from Wallacre Academy in Manchester. This team supported by the school’s DEC teacher - Miss Brunning, Jon Frost - BWB's BIM leader and Jonathan Munkley - WYG's BIM Director, took on the professionals!