G&T is proud to remain an independent construction and property consultancy with the same core values, but we are evolving our visual identity to ensure we stay market leaders and meet the ever changing needs of clients.
Our branding and logo have been carefully redrawn as an elegant reflection of our unique heritage, our standing in the industry and our focus on the next generation.
We are ready for the future.
As an independent construction and property consultancy we prioritise recruiting top talent to the firm to ensure we offer our clients consistently high quality services. We were therefore delighted to align ourselves once again with the Next Generation initiative at The London Real Estate Forum 2016.
In 2016 G&T partner Tony Burton came to the end of his tenure as chairman of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) and handed over the mantle to his successor Professor John Nolan. Tony stepped back into the role of deputy for the next 12 months to complete the handover period. The CIC is the representative forum for professional bodies in the construction industry providing a single voice for professionals in all sectors of the built environment.
The firm has launched its new Chartership Programme. This replaces the highly successful Graduate Development Scheme which began in 1975 and has consistently achieved APC pass rates above the RICS national average. The new programme builds on the G&T led Trailblazer Apprenticeships which saw academia, industry, RICS and the Government working together to develop a new pathway for individuals to enter the profession.
G&T is supporting the Architectural Association’s (AA) Haiti Visiting School for the second year running, an annual programme set up following the catastrophic earthquake of 2010 and recent devastating hurricane in 2016. The aim of the Visiting School is to introduce new methods and materials into the construction industry, teaching the next generation of Haitian architects alongside students and designers from across the world about the importance of finding lightweight, durable and sustainable resources.
Getting involved in team sport is a great part of working at G&T. Sport encourages employees to communicate and collaborate with other members of the firm across all levels of the business, creating a culture of teamwork and inclusivity. Sports are played across a variety of leagues against other property and construction firms and also a few of our clients.
We continue to work on the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station, a project backed by Malaysia’s property development investment businesses Sime Darby, SP Setia, and Employees’ Provident Fund.
Re-opened to guests in 2015 following a comprehensive and meticulous refurbishment overseen by designer Alberto Pinto, The Lanesborough presents bedrooms and dining rooms restored to their original Georgian splendour, into which the latest communications technologies and entertainment systems have been seamlessly woven.
We continue to work on the development at King’s Cross transforming 67 acres of disused goods yards into vibrant neighbourhoods of homes, shops, offices, galleries, bars, restaurants, schools and a university.
Redevelopment of St James shopping centre and the former Scottish Office to create a new retail-led mixed-use development. The project will transform the site with a landmark development that will include an iconic destination to re-affirm Edinburgh as one of the major retail destinations in the UK.
G&T worked with design and technology company Squarespace on the interior fit-out of its New York office. Design is very important to them and our role was to collaborate with the client and consultant team to bring the architect’s incredibly unique, creative, intricate design to fruition on time and within Squarespace’s budget.
Following on from our work with L’Oréal on the relocation of its New York City headquarters to Hudson Yards, we are also working on the interior renovation and build-out of new office space at the Terminal Warehouse buildings within the Landmarked West Chelsea Historic District. This space will be used to co-locate L’Oréal’s US Creative Teams into a single location, with easy access to Hudson Yards a few blocks away.
We continue to perform key roles in support of the iconic HS2 project. The project is entering an exciting period with the Hybrid Bill for Phase One (between London and Birmingham) anticipated to achieve Royal Assent in the coming months. Phase 2A (Birmingham to Crewe) being prepared for Bill submission next year and an announcement on the route of Phase 2B (serving Manchester and Leeds) due later this year.
G&T provided CDM, Project and Cost Management services in the successful delivery of the new fit-out for CMS. The fit-out is in a new state of the art office space at Cannon Place, above Cannon Street Station. It consisted of 14,000m2 over three levels which featured two interconnecting stairs, open plan working areas, client facing space and a restaurant.The CMS project was the winner of the British Council for Offices (BCO) Award for Fit-Out of Workplace 2016 for the London and South-East region.
The University of Leeds is delivering an ambitious new campus developments programme which sets out a vision for its campus over the coming decade and will see a significant £520m invested.One of the most considerable elements of this programme will see the delivery of a new building in the north east quarter of the campus. An investment of £96m in Physical Sciences and Engineering will bring together the schools in the Faculty of Engineering, with those in Physical Sciences, involving the relocation of the Schools of Computing and Physics and Astronomy. The facility will include first-class laboratory and specialised teaching spaces, enabling cutting-edge research, and outstanding student experience, whilst enhancing the University’s research power and strengthening collaboration with industry.
Renovation of the ‘all suite’ 5 Star 5 Diamond hotel in Beverly Hills.
Designed to support the School’s mission of inspiring and promoting better government around the world, the building became operational at the end of 2015 and was officially opened by HRH The Duke of Cambridge in May 2016. The project was shortlisted for the RIBA Stirling Prize and highly commended as the BCI project of the year.Image © Nick Kane
A new extension delivering the latest in restaurants and leisure uses to the region. It will be fully integrated with the shopping mall reinforcing intu Lakeside as a compelling destination.
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