New Sports centre officially opens

February 8, 2017

The brand new Skyliner sports centre was officially opened on Saturday 4th February, by the Mayor of St Edmundsbury, Councillor Julia Wakelam and other guests. Located on the site of the Sybil Andrews Academy, on Rougham Tower Avenue in Bury St Edmunds, the centre is a partnership project with a 45-station, state-of-the-art gym, two fitness […]

Joint police & fire station lay date stone

January 30, 2017

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner and Suffolk CountyCouncil’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Public Protection have laid the‘date stone’ at Saxmundham’s new joint police and fire station on SeamanAvenue, Saxmundham. Tim Passmore and Cllr Matthew Hicks were joined by local MPTherese Coffey, Suffolk Fire and Rescue’s Chief Fire Officer, Mark Hardinghamand Chief Constable, Gareth Wilson […]

Blue Light collaboration success

January 17, 2017

Since 2010, Concertus has been working closely with Suffolk Fire & Rescue and Suffolk Constabulary on an initiative that has aimed to achieve greater collaboration between the blue light services in the county. Several projects have already been completed to refurbish, extend and adapt existing facilities to accommodate the two emergency services under one roof, […]

New Academy handed over

November 16, 2016

Sybil Andrews Academy on Bury St Edmunds’ Moreton Hall estate was expected to be ready for students in January, but the building will now be open within a matter of weeks after the project team officially handed over the building to Suffolk County Council. Andy Prestoe, headteacher of Sybil Andrews Academy, which is part of […]

Work begins on joint police & fire station in Felixstowe

November 9, 2016

Work has started on a construction project that when completed will combine the police and fire service bases in Felixstowe, Suffolk. Concertus is acting as Project Consultant for the scheme, which will transform the fire station in High Road West, by building an extension to provide new office accommodation for Suffolk Constabulary. Once complete, the […]

Felixstowe Project Shotlisted for National Award

September 29, 2016

After winning the regional award for the East of England, the project to restore Felixstowe seafront gardens, has now been put forward to the national finals and is in-line to pick up the overall award for the UK under the regeneration category. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) awards showcase the most inspirational regional […]

Concertus wins Broads Authority contract

August 18, 2016

Concertus has won a major contract to work as the Broads Authority Framework Consultant. The firm is providing the Broads Authority, which is responsible for conservation, planning, recreation and waterways across Norfolk and Suffolk, with key services including Estates Surveying, Building Surveying and Building Services Engineering from May 2016. The organisation selected Concertus based on […]

Final Phase of Pakefield High Completed

August 16, 2016

Construction work on the third and final phase at Pakefield High School has been completed and handed over in time for the start of the new school year in September. When Barnes Construction started the construction of Phase 1 in late 2010, Pakefield was the first new high school to be built by Suffolk County […]

Project Success at RICS Awards

May 17, 2016

Concertus is on a high after two projects that the company has been involved with have been recognised at this year’s RICS East of England awards. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) awards, East of England showcase the most inspirational regional initiatives and developments in land, property, construction and the environment. Felixstowe Seafront Gardens scooped […]

MP for BSE tours new High School

April 27, 2016

Jo Churchill, MP for Bury St Edmunds took time out to visit the construction site of the new Sybil Andrews Academy (SAA) and speak to the team involved in the project. Barnes Construction is the main contractor for the build, which when completed will provide state-of-the-art education facilities with a capacity to eventually accommodate 1,400 […]