• Eric Anderson
  • Senior Building Surveyor
  • Synergy Guildford

Replacing Crittall Windows? Then read on …

The metal windows that most people remember are Crittall windows which has become a household name. Crittall is in fact the name of the manufacturer, and they are still being produced today. Many of the schools with which we work have older Crittall windows commonly produced from the 1940’s -1960’s. These single glazed windows are prone… Read More

Posted in: Synergy Guildford on 17/8/2018

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  • Jenny Howard
  • Associate
  • Synergy London

Works Well Underway on Major Residential Scheme in Woking

Construction work is well progressed on a major residential scheme for our client Thameswey Developments Ltd. The Harrington Place development located close to the main line railway station in Woking Town Centre will provide 147 private rental sector units, basement car parking and retail space at the ground floor.   The circa £42m project has… Read More

Posted in: Synergy London on 25/7/2018

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  • Paul Hammond
  • Partner
  • Synergy Guildford

Whitehall Museum makes the shortlist

We were delighted to hear that Whitehall Museum in Sutton has made the shortlist amongst some very strong contenders for the Architects Journal Retrofit Award. Situated in a conservation area, Whitehall Museum is a grade II historic timber framed Tudor house building built in the early 1500’s. The original Tudor structure has been extended every… Read More

Posted in: Synergy Guildford on 16/7/2018

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  • Paul Grinham
  • Partner
  • Synergy Guildford

ArtsEd planning go ahead – it’s music to our ears

On 14 June, we were thrilled to hear the news that the Arts Educational Schools, London, known as ArtsEd, has been granted planning permission from the London Borough of Hounslow for the reorganisation and refurbishment of Cone Ripman House. The exciting £12 million project will create much needed additional rehearsal and teaching spaces, a new… Read More

Posted in: Synergy Guildford on 28/6/2018

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  • Sona Rasheed
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Synergy Bath

Second phase of Footprint Project has commenced

In our March blog, we introduced the Bath Abbey Footprint project. The project with a proposed completion date of 11 December 2020 is now on site and we are delighted to provide our next blog instalment on this fascinating project. Emery Brothers, who are the main contractor, have commenced the enabling works, both inside and… Read More

Posted in: Synergy Bath on 7/6/2018

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  • Matthew Whyte
  • Associate
  • Synergy Guildford

Condition Improvement Fund Appeals

Following the release of this year’s Condition Improvement Fund results, the scoring and feedback by the ESFA assessors has been received for all the unsuccessful projects. Academies had the opportunity to appeal the decision on unsuccessful bids should there be an error in the marking; the appeal could only be submitted if there is a… Read More

Posted in: Synergy Guildford on 25/5/2018

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  • Duncan Ball
  • Partner
  • Synergy Bath

Canterbury Cathedral Wins South East Regional 2018 RICS Award

Synergy was delighted to hear that Canterbury Cathedral’s Great South Window has won the South East Regional 2018 RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Building Conservation award. Working with architects Purcell, Synergy provided specialist cost consultancy advice on this project. Described as one of the greatest conservation challenges of the early 21st century the rebuilding… Read More

Posted in: Synergy Bath on 16/5/2018

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  • Peter Baker
  • Architect - Partner
  • Synergy London

Archaeological investigation now complete at St Michaels Primary School

The archaeological investigation is now complete at St Michaels CofE Primary School in St Albans. The Roman finds were spectacular, rediscovering one corner of the Basilica at the centre of Verulamium. A 3D model has been made by Oxford Archaeology and can be viewed interactively using this link. https://skfb.ly/6yzF9 The dig has now been covered… Read More

Posted in: Synergy London on 11/5/2018

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  • Jenny Howard
  • Associate
  • Synergy London

Spring has arrived! Read our News Update.

After a fantastic week of balmy weather we hope you are all well and truly in a ‘Spring mood’. With that in mind we would like to share with you our Spring News Update. This edition is packed full of articles which are focused on some of our recent work in the education sector. Articles include our work at… Read More

Posted in: Synergy London on 23/4/2018

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  • Declan Gleeson
  • Partner
  • Synergy London

Synergy’s Academy Team Secure £18.5 Million in Latest Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) Round

The outcome of the Condition Improvement Fund: 2018 to 2019 has been announced. Synergy were pleased to learn that we were successful in helping our academy school clients to secure £18.5 million funds. The successful projects cover a wide range and include: • Fire Precautions • Roof Replacements • Heating Improvements • Replacement Curtain Walling • Block Replacements • Kitchen refurbishments… Read More

Posted in: Synergy London on 4/4/2018

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