Work under the collaborative project included the installation of two 140kW engines in the University’s JB Priestley Library and Phoenix North East building, work to the existing boiler flue, flue support systems and multiple building roofs.
Designed by Manchester-based architects, MPSL, the houses have been built on a site overlooking Ordsall Park, and are made up of a mix of townhouses together with one, two and three bedroom apartments.
We welcome an Industrial Strategy that recognises the need for growth across the North and shows the economic potential of the region. We anticipate the funding will help to ensure the region continues to be a leader in Research & Innovation, Trade/Investment and Infrastructure, with a focus on creating jobs and boosting economic prosperity.
‘Delivering affordable energy’ has been highlighted as one of the ten ‘pillars’. As interest in battery storage and decentralised energy grows, we hope the strategy fund plays a role in promoting an innovative and prosperous low carbon society. It is important that sustainability and efficiency are at the heart of the strategy, whereby the funding creates long lasting and viable growth, which will continue to improve lives across the region for decades to come.
The preferred contractors have been split into two panels, one governing a term service contract for jobs up to £1m and a framework contract for works from £500,000- £4m.
The Bolton based contractor is one of the eight partners to undertake projects with a value of £500k to £4m over the four year framework.
The development in Everton Brow features a mix of two-bedroom houses and one-bedroom flats, located on a newly-created road called Yeoman Close.
More and more universities aspire to increase investment in their facilities. Rising fees are creating a more discerning student population, placing a higher value on modern, well-designed teaching facilities and accommodation. Consequently, universities face increasing pressure to make their buildings as appealing as possible.
After being successful at the North West awards in September 2016, the company was entered into the national final to compete against winners in other regions.
Bolton-based contractor Forrest constructed the homes in partnership with RBH to meet a clear housing need for two-bedroomed homes in the Kirkholt area.