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

BEST AT BREEAM

GWP Project Services director, Barry Rankin has once again become BREEAM Assessor of the Year at this year’s annual BREEAM Awards held last night. Now a BREEAM Assessor of the Year award winner in 2013 and 2015 and BREEAM Award winner in 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014, Barry has extensive experience in assessing some ofRead More

FLAGSHIP UNIVERSITY OF HUDDERSFIELD BUILDING SETS TOP TARGET

We are pleased to announce GWP Project Services will be providing BREEAM and Sustainability consultancy services on the Shorehead Building at the University of Huddersfield (UoH). Plans have recently been submitted to Kirklees Council for this new landmark teaching facility on the prominent Shorehead roundabout corner of the city centre campus. The new academic building is targeting a BREEAMRead More

FESTIVE WISHES

GWP Project Services would like to wish all our clients, colleagues and partners a very merry Christmas and happy new year. Its been another hugely successful year for the organisation, completing 3 BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ schemes and establishing new exciting projects across the UK Construction market. Of particular success has been our role in the refurbishmentRead More

GWP PROJECT SERVICES IN NORTHERN IRELAND

GWP Project Services are pleased to have recently extended their work portfolio into Northern Ireland, with sustainable design consultancy on a 40 apartment residential scheme on Victoria Road, Derry due to start on site in March 2015 for housing association, Clanmil housing. GWP-PS are working with award winning Belfast based Architects Hall McKnight on theRead More

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Canada Goose online When 400 Canada geese that lived in Prospect Park in Brooklyn were rounded up and gassed last week, there was a predictable uproar. The geese were compared to rats and cockroaches. The humans who wanted them killed were called bloodthirsty and callous. Canada Goose online Canada Goose Jackets Another important house wasRead More