New Early Years Centre Opens in Yoxford

April 4, 2018

Providing a much needed learning facility for young children from the surrounding local communities officially opened a new Early Years Centre at Yoxford & Peasenhall Primary School. Yoxford & Peasenhall Primary School is part of the Consortium Multi Academy Trust and under the management of EYFS Head of Service, Caroline Rankin, the centre will deliver […]

Newmarket Fire and Police Station Opening

April 4, 2018

Newmarket’s new £574,000 shared fire and police station has been officially opened, paving the way for “blue light collaboration” in the area. The shared base in Willie Snaith Road was opened today by Suffolk police and crime commissioner Tim Passmore and county councillor Matthew Hicks. Financial support for the project was secured from the Home […]


February 12, 2018

Sybil Andrews Academy in Bury St Edmunds has been shortlisted under the Design through Innovation and Community Benefit categories at this year’s RICS East of England awards. With the capacity to accommodate up to 1,400 students, Sybil Andrews Academy in Bury St Edmunds comprises three key buildings: The Heart, Teaching Block 1 and the Skyliner sports […]

Phoenix Enterprise Park Topping Out

December 6, 2017

Morgan Sindall, the construction and infrastructure company, has marked a key point in the first phase of construction of the new Phoenix Enterprise Park on the South Lowestoft Industrial Estate. The site was destroyed by a fire in 2010 and the project team is now transforming part of the former Wessex Foods site into 16 […]

Opening of Saxmundham police and fire station

August 17, 2017

The new shared Fire and Police Station in Saxmundham is now fully operational. Suffolk County Councillor Matthew Hicks and Tim Passmore, Police and Crime Commissioner, formally opened the £540K redeveloped shared base on Monday 14th August. Saxmundham fire station has been adapted specifically to accommodate Fire and Police teams in the town and improve the facilities […]

Newly-restored historic building opens

August 14, 2017

Brandon Country Park’s newly restored 19th century Engine House has officially opened. The historic building, which previously supplied water and electricity to Brandon Park House, was slowly deteriorating through lack of maintenance before being returned to its former glory as part of a Breaking New Ground (BNG) landscape partnership scheme. Official opening of the restored […]

New joint fire and police base at Felixstowe is 7th to open in county

August 3, 2017

Suffolk’s latest joint fire and police station is fully operational – with the project set to save taxpayers money. Felixstowe fire station in High Road West has been specially adapted to accommodate both firefighters and police officers, but the creation of the £524,000 shared base now leaves a question mark over the future of the […]

New fire / police station in Newmarket

June 15, 2017

Work to bring a new joint fire and police station to Newmarket will now begin after Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet Member for Public Protection and Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner met at the site in Willie Snaith Road to break ground. Cllr Matthew Hicks and Tim Passmore were joined by Cllr Andy Drummond, the Mayor […]

The Bridge Shortlisted for Award

May 11, 2017

The Bridge School in Ipswich has been shortlisted under the Community Benefit category at this year’s RICS East of England awards. Phase One of a staged programme saw a new primary school built adjacent to the existing secondary school. The £4.7m project, which was completed in September 2015, was designed and project managed by Concertus and […]

Topping Out at Felixstowe

February 17, 2017

Suffolk’s PCC and Suffolk County Council’s Cabinet Member for Public Protection celebrated the latest stage of the building works with a topping out ceremony for Felixstowe’s new joint police and fire station in High Road West in Felixstowe today (Friday 17th February). Tim Passmore and Cllr Matthew Hicks were joined by the Felixstowe Mayor, Jan Garfield; […]