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EPIC Completion for Clarkebond

A new £8M, state of the art centre of excellence for innovation in microelectronics and photonics in Devon has been completed.

Channelling the spirit of Brunel!

Clarkebond’s Commercial Director, Neil Marks, was interviewed recently for a profile piece in NCE Magazine. The frank and revealing interview was published in the September issue of the magazine and can be read in full here.

University is not the only way!

At 16 years old, when Jack Holsman was considering what career path to follow, he recognised that ‘A’ levels and traditional university full-time academic study were not for him.

Flood risk investigation & planning support for some of Britain's largest solar schemes

The solar industry has seen massive growth over the past few years, largely due to an increase in solar farms that have the capacity to supply large quantities of clean renewable energy. With the Government plans to phase out coal fire power stations by 2025, and net zero" greenhouse gases targets by 2050, that trend looks set to continue.

Demolition begins on £1 billion London regeneration project

Demolition has begun on one of London’s biggest housing regeneration projects, marking a significant step forward for the £1 billion scheme.

Unanimous approval for Exeter College Hele Road Masterplan

Plans for a £70m masterplan to improve education provision in the city at Exeter College have been unanimously approved by Exeter City Council. A separate detailed application for the first phase of the masterplan, a new Digital and Data Hub, has also been approved.

Planning granted for housing - subject to satisfying added climate change provision

Plans to regenerate an existing run down 1960s social housing development with 36 new homes have been approved by Mole Valley District Council and Surrey County Council with a condition that will increase the climate change rainfall allowance requirement by an additional 10% over the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)’s guidelines and the latest EA Climate Change Guidelines of 40%.

Flood protection critical to £225m city centre scheme

Finzel’s Reach is a major new development in Bristol City centre which integrates historic industrial buildings alongside new 21st century living spaces. It also includes the restoration of medieval walkways and the construction of a new cycle and pedestrian bridge which connects the development to the city. This new waterfront development is protected from flooding by a combination of effective flood management measures detailed in a site-wide flood management plan (FMP), and by the implementation of flood resistance and flood resilience designs produced by a team of flood specialists from Clarkebond.

Another accolade for project to celebrate the life of a great engineer

The annual Michelmores Property Awards have again celebrated outstanding property and construction projects in Devon, Somerset, Bristol, Dorset and Cornwall, with Bristol's Being Brunel visitor attraction taking home the 2019 prize for Leisure & Tourism Project of the Year.

Bronze façade will create dramatic addition to Wandsworth’s skyline

Construction is underway on a mixed use development that will create a dramatic addition to the skyline on the edge of King George’s Park in Wandsworth.

New flagship building for Royal College of Surgeons takes shape

A large new build extension and refurbishment of the Grade II listed Royal College of Surgeons building which is under construction in Holborn, London.

Clarkebond wins Bristol Property Awards Consultancy of the Year!

Clarkebond is delighted to have been named Consultancy of the Year 2019 in the inaugural Bristol Property Awards, in addition to having 2 of its projects win awards!