Industrial Park Scheme Role for Focus Consultants

Posted: 26 Nov, 2015

Focus Consultants are playing a key role in a £2m development to build 19 new industrial units, which have scope to create or safeguard almost 300 jobs in coming years. Focus is providing a number of services for the North Kesteven District Council Blackwood Court development on North Hykeham’s Teal Park in Lincolnshire, including support… Read more »

New Partners appointed as Focus Consultants celebrates 21 years with news of Nottinghamshire County Council grant of more than £83,000

Posted: 28 Oct, 2015

Focus Consultants has appointed two new Partners. Heather Frecklington, who is based at the Nottingham headquarters of Focus, and Eleanor Clarke, who works from the firm’s London office, are the first two female Partners in the company’s 21-year history. Alongside Jason Redfearn, who leads the Energy Team at Focus and who was also recently appointed… Read more »

Time to Celebrate for Focus Consultants

Posted: 26 Oct, 2015

Focus Consultants is celebrating the news that the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has earmarked a £2.8 million grant for the British Horological Institute (BHI). Focus developed the HLF bid for the BHI, which plans to create a National Centre for Horology at its Upton Hall base, near Newark in Nottinghamshire, to help train a new… Read more »

Focus Consultants team raises more than £2,000 with skydive for charity

Posted: 17 Sep, 2015

Three brave employees of Focus Consultants have collected more than £2,000 for charity after taking part in a tandem sky dive. Focus Senior Building Surveyor Darren Booker made the daring leap in memory of his wife Elizabeth Booker, who was 47 when she passed away last year following her diagnosis of a rare form of… Read more »

Focus Consultants team skydives for charity

Posted: 17 Aug, 2015

Three brave employees of Focus Consultants are taking the plunge for charity with a tandem sky dive in aid of a cause close to their hearts. The parachute jump will also be part of the celebrations to mark the 21st birthday of Focus Consultants. The team will be raising money for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice,… Read more »

Focus Consultants delighted by opening of restored First World War warship

Posted: 3 Aug, 2015

Heritage and exhibition specialists at Focus Consultants are preparing for the opening of the Royal Navy’s only Gallipoli surviving craft following a major restoration of the First World War warship. On 6th August, The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) will open HMS M.33 to the public for the first time in her history,… Read more »

Focus Consultants Supports Work Experience Scheme

Posted: 15 Jul, 2015

Focus Consultants demonstrated the company’s ongoing commitment to education after hosting a student on a week’s work experience. Fifteen-year-old Reece Franklin, a pupil at William Lovell Church of England School in Stickney, Lincolnshire, spent five days in the Boston office of Focus learning about being a draftsman. The office has previously won two Investors in… Read more »

Focus Consultants Dives into Leisure Centre Extension Scheme

Posted: 30 Jun, 2015

Focus Consultants has been appointed to project manage a £3 million scheme to refurbish and extend a leisure centre. Work is due to get underway this summer on the development at North Herts Leisure Centre in Letchworth and includes a new learner/teaching pool, a café with a view over the pool, dance studio, offices, a… Read more »

Focus Consultants steps into shoe exhibition role

Posted: 9 Jun, 2015

Focus Consultants will be instrumental in helping to deliver an exhibition devoted to shoes which opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London in June. Focus was appointed project manager, cost consultant and CDM co-ordinator for the temporary exhibition, which runs from 13th June until 31st January 2016. Shoes: Pleasure and Pain will… Read more »

Investors in Education Award for Focus Consultants

Posted: 28 May, 2015

Focus Consultants has been presented with a special award for its commitment to providing quality work experience to young people. Our Boston office was handed the Investors in Education Award after being nominated by Boston Grammar School for offering an individual programme to one of its students. Focus  received the certificate at an event organised… Read more »

Charity golf day organised by Focus Consultants raises funds for hospice

Posted: 28 May, 2015

More than £200 has been handed to charity following an annual golf day staged by Focus Consultants. Focus staged the event at Belton Park Golf Club in Grantham. Players donated £230 in the raffle, and the proceeds were presented by Focus Partner Trevor Newton to Anne Randall of St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice. Trevor, who is… Read more »

Focus Consultants in the driving seat at museum redevelopment

Posted: 28 May, 2015

Focus Consultants is playing a key role in the redevelopment of one of the UK’s most historically significant sites for motoring, aviation and engineering after helping Brooklands Museum secure a grant of more than £4.5 million. The company has been appointed as project manager on the scheme at the museum in Weybridge, Surrey, which is… Read more »

Lincolnshire housing development phase 3 completed

Posted: 15 May, 2015

Focus Consultants is part of the team which has completed the third phase of a housing development in Mablethorpe.  Focus provided Employer’s Agent, CDM Co-ordinator, and Code for Sustainable Homes consultation services for the Waterloo Housing Group scheme in Golf Road. The development of 120 houses has contributed to Waterloo Housing Group’s target to build… Read more »

Focus Consultants working with asra Housing

Posted: 6 May, 2015

Focus Consultants has won a number of contracts to administer almost £5 million worth of planned improvements to homes run by asra Housing. It is the second year that the firm has been appointed to run the housing group’s kitchen, bathroom, window and roof replacement scheme. At the same time, Focus has also been appointed… Read more »

HMS Belfast Success Flies Flag For Notts Businesses

Posted: 23 Apr, 2015

A project which saw four Nottingham companies design and build the new visitor centre for London’s iconic HMS Belfast, part of Imperial War Museums, has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Focus Consultants and Architects CPMG have been selected as finalists in the Tourism and Leisure category of the RICS Awards and will be attending an… Read more »

Focus Consultants Announces Leicester Promotions

Posted: 10 Feb, 2015

Two internal promotions have been made in the Leicester office of Focus Consultants following growth in the firm’s building surveying department. James Garner has been appointed as senior consultant and continues to head up the traditional building surveying commissions. Chris Green has become a consultant, two and a half years after joining the company straight… Read more »

Work underway on Focus project at St Fagans National History Museum, Cardiff

Posted: 16 Jan, 2015

A traditional turf cutting ceremony was held recently at St Fagans National History Museum, Cardiff, where a multi-million pound refurbishment and new build project is taking place. Focus Consultants is playing a key role in the development. We helped the project to secure £12 million – the largest ever grant award in Wales by the… Read more »

Focus Consultants in Science Museum Exhibition Role

Posted: 12 Jan, 2015

Youngsters are being inspired to think like engineers by an interactive exhibition at the Science Museum that has been put together by a team led by Focus Consultants. The company has been the project manager, quantity surveyor and contract administrator for Engineer Your Future – its first appointment at the museum in South Kensington, London…. Read more »