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Wakemans on Schedule with Phase One at St. Modwen Park Gloucester

Posted on Sep 11, 2019

Wakemans on Schedule with Phase One at St. Modwen Park Gloucester

In a further sign of inward investment to develop the logistics industry in the south west, Wakemans is underway with a new £110 million industrial development at the thriving St. Modwen Park Gloucester. – A long-time partner of developer St. Modwen, Wakemans is acting as Employer’s Agent, Quantity Surveyor and Principal Designer/Health and Safety Advisor on the scheme, which will provide approximately 935,000 sq. ft. of industrial and warehouse space across 14 units. – The 58-acre Stonehouse Lane site occupies a prime central...

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Technology’s role in construction

Posted on Aug 12, 2019

Technology’s role in construction

John Woodhall looks at technology’s influence on construction.

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Wakemans Graduates are First Class!

Posted on Aug 9, 2019

Wakemans Graduates are First Class!

We’re delighted to report that Wakemans trainees Charlie and Tom have graduated from Birmingham City University with first class BSc Hons degrees in Quantity Surveying. – Like many before them, Charlie and Tom joined the firm after completing their A-Level studies and were keen to sign up to our work/study programme. Offering talented young professionals the opportunity to combine relevant on the job training with quality tuition delivered by the University, our training initiative is proven as a stepping stone to a successful career...

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Is the government’s house building target achievable?

Posted on Aug 9, 2019

Is the government’s house building target achievable?

James Shelley examines the issues that could derail delivery of the government’s housebuilding target.

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Improving safety post-Grenfell

Posted on Aug 9, 2019

Improving safety post-Grenfell

John Woodhall looks at proposals to improve safety in the wake of the Grenfell tower fire.

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More Dance Success for Michelle’s Students

Posted on Aug 2, 2019

More Dance Success for Michelle’s Students

We’re delighted to report that couples trained to dance by our Finance Director Michelle Woodhall came away with a host of prizes from the Bournemouth Summer Festival, which included the 2019 UK Closed Championships.

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In Brief – August 2019

Posted on Aug 1, 2019

In Brief – August 2019

Economy and market news round up
· Brexit delay’s impact on prices;
· Stable house price growth;
· New schools deal;
· UK construction output.

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Gucci Takes Up Residence with Wakemans Surveyor

Posted on Jul 24, 2019

Gucci Takes Up Residence with Wakemans Surveyor

This is Gucci, an 18-month old Golden Retriever/Labrador cross, who is on course to become a guide dog with a little help from Wakemans Quantity Surveyor Gerard Belfield. – Gerard first got involved with Guide Dogs, the world’s largest breeder and trainer of working dogs, in November last year. He enjoys having a dog at home, but work commitments make this difficult, so helping out by boarding an animal on behalf of the charity is the ideal solution. – Gucci joined the Belfield household at the end of June and is well...

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Gerard Wins 2019 Wakemans Golfing Cup

Posted on Jul 23, 2019

Gerard Wins 2019 Wakemans Golfing Cup

Several members of the Wakemans team are keen golfers and each year they challenge one another over a weekend in early summer to see who will lift the prized Wakemans Golfing Cup.

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Wakemans Signs Off as New Chapter Begins at Goodyear Site

Posted on Jun 21, 2019

Wakemans Signs Off as New Chapter Begins at Goodyear Site

Following completion of the final demolition works at the former Goodyear factory in Wolverhampton and site remediation to pave the way for new homes, Wakemans’ involvement in the Goodyear project is concluded. Planning permission has been granted for 230 houses, which will be built by St. Modwen’s award-winning housebuilding division, St. Modwen Homes.

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