GWP’S BREEAM BUILDINGS STAR IN 2016 RIBA YORKSHIRE SHORTLIST

We are proud to have worked with design teams behind two of this year’s 2016 RIBA Yorkshire Awards finalists. The Laidlaw Library at Leeds University by ADP Architecture and the Leeds College of Building Hunslet Campus by Fuse Studios are both in the running alongside ten other projects including buildings by Make & Feilden CleggRead More

GWP APPOINTED ON PLYMOUTH SKA SCHEME

We are pleased to announce our appointment on an exciting refurbishment project for the University of Plymouth, creating a new Dental Education Facility that will see Plymouth University dental students treat NHS patients under the supervision of qualified dental professionals. In collaboration with principal contractors Mitie, this is one of the first SKA Assessment projectsRead More

GWP CHRISTMAS JUMPER DAY

Staff from both GWP Architecture & GWP Project Services all joined in this year’s now annual tradition of Christmas Jumper Day, wearing their best and worst Christmas jumpers while also donating to the appeal. This is the fourth year running that the practice has got involved in this nationwide event that this year was supportedRead More

GWP PROJECT SERVICES ASSIST WITH PARADISE APPROVAL

GWP Project Services led sustainability consultancy and BREEAM assessment services on the ambitious Paradise development in Birmingham has now secured planning permission for the first two buildings. The £500m multi phase regeneration scheme involves the demolition of the old Central Library and construction of 10 new buildings around a series of new squares and streets in theRead More

GWP PROJECT SERVICES SUPPORT VOLCANIC CHALLENGE

GWP Project Services would like to send good luck and best wishes to Phil Stevens of ISG who is currently on an epic journey to climb the worlds highest active volcano Mt. Cotopaxi (and others!) in South America. GWP are supporting Phil in raising money for charity ‘Caring Matters Now’ which supports children and familiesRead More

PASSIVHAUS INTERN

We are currently hosting Sadaf Fatima (far right), from the Alexander Humboldt Foundation in Germany, during a month’s internship. Sadaf, a current German Chancellor Fellow 2014-2015, has recently spent several months’ at the Passivhaus Institute in Darmstadt, Germany and at a Passivhaus project on Tenerife, Spain. She is working with several members of staff fromRead More

‘OUTSTANDING’ BRIGHT BUILDING

The University of Bradford’s Bright Building is the latest structure on their City campus in West Yorkshire to achieve a BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ rating, which firmly places it within the top 1% of UK buildings in terms of sustainability and reducing environmental impact. The £6.5 million part EU funded building was assessed by GWP Project Services, achievedRead More

DP WORLD OPENS LOGISTICS CENTRE

The first phase of the 34,800m2 (375,000 square foot) multi-purpose Common User Facility has been officially opened today by Robert Goodwill, UK Minster for Transport and DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. The high-tech 16,800m2 (180,000 sq ft) space comprises distribution and logistics space with the benefit of shared labour and materials handlingRead More

GWP CREATE WAVES FOR CRASH

Staff from GWP Project Services and GWP Architecture took to the water in Salford Quays for this year’s CRASH Dragon Boat Challenge. This was the second time the office had entered this popular annual event, which raises funds for the construction industry charity CRASH. The 11 strong team battled through the heats but missed outRead More

LANCASTER UNIVERSITY ENGINEERING BUILDING

This month the newly ‘installed’ Chancellor, Alan Milburn, officially opened the new home of Lancaster University’s Engineering department. The building which has achieved a BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ rating with a 85.80% assessed score at design stage, is the third BREEAM assessment GWP Project Services have consulted on at the Lancaster University Campus. The building designed byRead More