Work starts on Glossopdale School extension

July 21, 2021

Contractor Henry Brothers has broken ground and started work to build a new £4million extension at Glossopdale School, funded by Derbyshire County Council. The new block will provide an additional nine teaching spaces comprising eight standard classrooms and a demonstration science lab. It will also provide flexible options for dining and social spaces and extra […]

Forestry England

July 6, 2021

We are really pleased to be working with Forestry England at multiple sites across East Anglia. The goal is to rejuvenate historic or older buildings into modern open plan spaces which focus on productivity, activity-based working, and collaboration. Concertus are advising Forestry England on workplace solutions to support new workplace layouts that will drive the […]

Construction progresses on new SEND Unit at Exning Primary School

June 29, 2021

Works progress on the construction at Exning Primary School’s new Special Educational Needs (SEND) unit. East Anglia’s leading construction business, R G Carter, joined representatives from Concertus Design and Property Consultants Ltd as well as James Clark, Headteacher at Exning Primary School and their Head Boy and Girl, to celebrate the progress being made on […]

New Suffolk school to be named after Sir Peter Hall

June 23, 2021

A new school in Bury St Edmunds is to be named after celebrated theatre, opera and film director Sir Peter Hall. The Sir Peter Hall School in Bury St Edmunds was chosen following an informal consultation organised by Unity Schools Partnership who will run the school in Airfield Road. The new special free school, designed […]

Handover of multi-million community hub in Mildenhall reaches completion

June 15, 2021

Work on the new multi-million-pound public services hub in Mildenhall – combining education, health, leisure, and community facilities on one site – has now reached a significant phase in its journey. The construction of this unique community vision is now complete, enabling the continuing phased opening of the facility to the public. The construction and […]

Central Bedfordshire Council has received planning permission for a new Care Home and Independent Living Scheme to suit future generations to come

May 11, 2021

Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) are providing a new Care Home and Independent Living Scheme in Flitwick. The new Steppingley Road Care Home will be situated on a large unused plot of land, located in the outskirts of the main residential area near a new leisure centre. The proposal, designed in conjunction with Oliver & Robb […]

Planning granted for new primary school and pre-school at Chilton Leys in Stowmarket

May 11, 2021

Suffolk County Council has received planning permission to build a primary and pre-school to serve the new housing development at Chilton Leys in Stowmarket. The new 210 pupil primary school and 60 pupil pre-school will open in September 2022 to provide sufficient school places for local children and help support the new housing developments in […]

Construction Work Progressing To Extend Essex Primary School

April 12, 2021

In an aim to double pupil capacity, construction work on extending Lawford Church of England Primary School is continuing apace. Commissioned by Essex County Council, Barnes Construction started work in January to build a new two-storey classroom block which will enable pupil capacity at the school to be increased by a further 210 places to […]

Tower Crane Changes Skyline of Bury Town Centre

April 8, 2021

A milestone in the redevelopment of the former Post Office on Cornhill is taking place this week with the installation of an 18-metre-high tower crane. St Andrews Street South between Woolhall Street and Brentgovel Street was closed to allow the tower crane to be delivered to site in sections using articulated low loaders. A smaller […]

Work begins on new Bungay SEND school

April 1, 2021

A 1930s middle school in Bungay is being transformed into an all-new school for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) by an Ipswich-based design and build collaboration. Suffolk County Council has commissioned designers and consultants, Concertus, to convert the existing school building in Hillside Road, Bungay, into a permanent 80-place […]