Focus Consultants shines a light on community schemes

Posted: 30 Jan, 2020

For more than 20 years, Focus Consultants has been involved in supporting community schemes and village halls across the East Midlands and beyond. The company’s role has included project management, building surveying, funding advice, contract administration, principal designer, quantity surveyor, business planning, feasibility work, BREEAM assessor and more. “We took the opportunity during the recent… Read more »

The Future Homes Standard: Technical Bulletin from Focus Consultants

Posted: 16 Jan, 2020

Our experts have put together a bulletin setting out the main changes proposed in the consultation document in respect of Approved Document Part L – which includes an approach to support the UK’s net zero greenhouse emissions target for 2050 by looking to decarbonize our homes. The bulletin identifies from within the consultation how the… Read more »

Focus Consultants completes role at Auckland Castle

Posted: 13 Jan, 2020

Focus Consultants has completed a project management role for a major conservation scheme at Auckland Castle, the former home of the Prince Bishops of Durham. The 900-year-old Castle has just re-opened as part of The Auckland Project visitor destination following a three-year conservation project.  It uses art, architecture and historic interior design, combined with interactive… Read more »

Construction Work at Ely Museum

Posted: 10 Jan, 2020

Following a successful bid for a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant, construction work is now progressing at Ely Museum, with RG Carter recently starting the strip out works required. The construction work will be followed by an exhibition fit-out contract to allow the refurbished museum to be relaunched to the public by the end of… Read more »

Focus Consultants’ research calculates significant ROI for LLEP investment

Posted: 6 Jan, 2020

Focus Consultants have calculated that the £126 million invested in Leicester and Leicestershire through the Local Growth Fund Programme could bring huge economic benefits to the area. Focus estimates that the potential Return on Investment generated through the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Limited (LLEP) investment for the local economy could be over £28 for every… Read more »