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BSP Consulting appointed on Procure Partnerships Framework

East Midlands-based civil and structural engineering firm BSP Consulting has been appointed to the four-year Procure Partnerships Framework (Professional Services) Agreement.

BSP won a place on the Procure Partnerships Framework (Professional Services) Agreement to cover both structural engineering, and civil and highways engineering, in the East Midlands.

This latest appointment brings to 16 the number of framework positions that BSP Consulting is currently on.

Business development director at BSP Consulting Jef Todd said: “BSP is very pleased to have been appointed to this new framework to offer our services in civil, highways and structural engineering via the Procure Partnerships Framework.

“Our teams are highly experienced, and the company is one of the largest independent civil and structural engineering firms in the East Midlands, so we look forward to bringing our expertise to key projects on this framework.

“Our sales and marketing team is also looking forward to aligning our marketing activities with the Procure Partnerships team and increasing our social value offering by giving back to the local community throughout the duration of the framework.”

The Procure Partnerships Framework was established to support public sector bodies to compliantly and effectively procure supplier partners to deliver their major capital projects.

The Professional Services Framework will run alongside its already established Contractor Framework.

Procure Partnerships estimates the framework could account for a spend of up to £500m during four years over the 11 regions in England and Wales.

BSP has appointed Tony Goddard, with 28 years of project and framework experience, as the director responsible for the civil and highways engineering lot.

Carl Hilton, who has more than 30 years of project and framework management experience, is director on the structural engineering lot.

Robbie Blackhurst, Procure Partnerships Framework Director, commented: “This agreement has been two years in the making and it now allows the Procure Partnerships Framework to offer a one stop shop of both professional services and contractor appointments to our public sector clients. The framework is divided into sub-regional lots supporting the appointment of both local and national practices, offering both Direct Award and Further Competition project call offs.

“We were extremely impressed with the quality of tenders received and delighted with the calibre of suppliers that we now have locked into our 4 year agreement. The breadth of public sector delivery experience across our supplier partners is impressive and we are excited to work with and support them.

“It was important to us that our supplier partners have demonstrable experience of delivering across all public sub sectors. This attracted 20% of the total evaluation which has meant that we have suppliers who have outstanding experience of delivering Education, Healthcare, Leisure, and Blue Light projects within their specific allotted geographies.”

BSP Consulting, which has its head office in Nottingham and branches in Derby, Leicester and Sheffield, was founded in 1999 and is one of the largest independent civil and structural engineering firms in the East Midlands, providing a comprehensive range of consultancy services in civil, structural, geotechnical, transportation and environmental engineering to all sectors of the construction community, from architects, project managers and contractors to developers and estate agents.

https://www.procurepartnerships.co.uk/framework-east-midlands-2/

To see what BSP have been up to recently take a look at our latest newsletter:

https://bsp-consulting.co.uk/newsletter/bsp-consulting-summer-newsletter-2020/

BSP Consulting passes BSI BIM Level 2 audit

Civil, structural and transportation engineering firm BSP Consulting has successfully passed the BSI BIM Level 2 audit, making it one of a limited number of consultants in the industry to have secured the BSI Kitemark certification.

The audit of the Building Information Modelling (BIM) capabilities of BSP Consulting confirmed the organisation has achieved Appointed Party (TIER 2) Structural, Civil and Transportation Engineering Consultancy complying with BIM in accordance with ISO 19650-1:2018, ISO 19650-2:2018, UK National Annex and BS 1192-4.

“BSP has had a commitment to BIM for almost ten years now, making it an essential goal within the business when we invested in BIM Authoring software in 2011,” explained Dan Hinchley, BSP’s BIM Manager.

“BSP not only realised the importance of adopting ISO 19650 and working to a BIM Level 2 standard, but also to gain the accreditation of working to a BIM Level 2 standard by a UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) regulated auditor such as BSI.

“We are delighted to have now passed the BSI BIM Level 2 audit. It’s a stringent audit which confirms the Building Information Modelling capabilities of the BSP team and gives reassurance to our clients.

“This certification is particularly timely, as it’s becoming increasingly mandatory for delivery partners on a number of frameworks to be BIM Level 2 compliant to meet sustainability requirements. BSP’s Level 2 certification will be important for our contractor partners too as it highlights the fact that they also have compliancy in their supply chains, which should act strongly in their favour when bidding for contracts.”

More than half of the 65-strong BSP team is involved in technical delivery that may involve BIM. The company has worked on a significant number of BIM Level 2 projects to date, including schools, a mixed-use town centre redevelopment, and public sector buildings.

BSP Consulting, which has its head office in Nottingham and branches in Derby, Leicester and Sheffield, was founded in 1999 and is one of the largest independent civil, structural and transportation engineering firms in the East Midlands, providing a comprehensive range of consultancy services in civil, structural, geotechnical, transportation and environmental engineering to all sectors of the construction community, from architects, project managers and contractors to developers and estate agents.

Structures and BIM Director Carl Hilton said: “From its infancy, BSP embraced and invested in BIM as we could see its potential not only in construction but beyond in the facilities management sector. BIM is now developed to become a powerful tool that will only become more important in construction in the coming years as main contractors start to embrace it more, in their costing, site programming and operation. Offering BIM to our clients is an important factor in the growth and development of BSP Consulting and achieving the BSI Kitemark is a key gateway in our journey.”

BSP Consulting is currently working on a number of BIM Level 2 public sector projects, which include a council hub and schools in Derbyshire and Lincolnshire.

For more information on BIM click here:

BIM https://www.bsigroup.com/en-GB/Building-Information-Modelling-BIM/

For other news involving BSP Consulting take a look here:

https://www.pridepark.net/bsp-consulting-wins-place-on-en-procure-framework

BSP Consulting wins place on £10.4m EN:Procure Framework

BSP Consulting wins place on £10.4m EN:Procure Framework.

The company has been selected on the new £10.4m EN:Procure Ltd Consultancy Framework, the specialist procurement arm of social housing consortium Efficiency North Holdings Limited, to cover civil and structural engineering contracts in both Yorkshire and Humber and the East Midlands.

It brings to 15 the number of framework positions that BSP Consulting is currently appointed to.

Business development director at BSP Consulting Jef Todd said: “BSP’s appointment to this framework is great news for the business. We have wide experience in the social housing sector and of working with many public sector organisations, so this framework is a perfect fit for our team.

“We are looking forward to providing civil, structural and highways engineering support to a range of projects in the East Midlands and Yorkshire and Humber.”

The EN:Procure Ltd Consultancy Framework has an estimated demand pipeline of £10.4m over its four-year lifetime and offers a complete range of consultancy services over eight lots.

EN:Procure Director of Operations Emma Mottram commented: “Following a detailed and challenging test of so many tenderers’ capacity, competency and efficiency we are delighted to have achieved such a diverse offer in the Framework, with a mix of larger national practices as well as smaller local businesses. We are very much looking forward to working with them to find solutions that meet the needs of our members and their communities in the current challenging economic climate.”

The EN:Procure framework will provide a full range of leading edge, cost effective, easily accessible consultancy services for Efficiency North’s membership and customers in the social housing and wider public sector in Northern England. Designed predominantly for social housing, it can also be applied to other public buildings or premises owned and/or managed by public sector organisations, including, but not limited to, schools, universities, infrastructure sites and offices.

BSP director Clive Roddick is the director on the Yorkshire and Humber lot of the EN:Procure framework, with associate director Matt Viggars acting as manager. BSP director of structures Carl Hilton will be the director for the East Midlands lot of the EN:Procure framework, with associate director Tony Goddard acting as manager.

BSP Consulting, which has its head office in Nottingham and branches in Derby, Leicester and Sheffield, was founded in 1999 and is one of the largest independent civil and structural engineering firms in the East Midlands, providing a comprehensive range of consultancy services in civil, structural, geotechnical, transportation and environmental engineering to all sectors of the construction community, from architects, project managers and contractors to developers and estate agents.

For more detailed information about the EN:Procure framework lots and appointed contractors visit https://www.efficiencynorth.org/procure/frameworks/consultancy

For more information about BSP Consulting visit www.bsp-consulting.co.uk

Your chance to try Pride Park Stadium’s newest hospitality experience with an exclusive 20% off your booking!

 

The Captain’s Club provides a relaxed brasserie-style dining experience in contemporary surroundings; offering one of the best vantage points in the stadium and regular visits from Derby County Captains, past and present.

 

Matchday package Includes:

  • Grazing menu served pre-game
  • Post Match Dessert station with cheese & biscuits
  • Complimentary programme
  • Team sheet
  • Pay bar facility

 

20% off the following fixtures:

Cardiff City | 13th September 2019
Birmingham City | 28th September 2019
Luton Town | 5th October 2019
Wigan Athletic | 23rd October 2019

 

Contact Bonnie Showers for more information or to book
bonnie.showers@dcfc.co.uk

 

Get to know your neighbours! PridePark.net is hosting a free event, kindly hosted by TC Harrison on Wednesday 2nd October, 4.30pm-6.00pm.

During the event, The Intu Centre will launch an exclusive incentive scheme; employees and businesses of Pride Park and The Wyvern Business Park will be able to park, at any of the Intu Centre car parks* for up to 2 hours, between 11am-3pm every weekday for just £1.50 inc VAT (usually £3.10).

“We are so pleased to be working with PridePark.net to launch this exclusive parking offer to Pride Park businesses and employees.  We hope it will enable Pride Park workers to be able to visit intu Derby on their break to pick up lunch, do errands or even do a spot of shopping,” commented Carly Salisbury, Marketing Manager, intu Derby.

“It has always been a bugbear of mine to run an errand in the City Centre and it cost £3.10 to do so. Not only will the initiative support retailers but, this discounted car parking ticket will also help employees ‘pop into town’ to do some lunchtime shopping and meet friends,” commented Yvonne Gorman, who runs Pride-Park-based Essential Print Services and is also a sponsor for PridePark.net.

“To make the car parking even better value for money, I would encourage people to car share. I also urge businesses on The Wyvern Business Park and Pride Park to buy the tickets in bulk so, they can be distributed or re-sold in the office, which will save time during lunch breaks,” added Yvonne.

The event will also include talks, an exhibition and networking opportunities for businesses and decision-makers who work on Pride Park or The Wyvern Business Park.

Book your event tickets here.


Our video explains more:

For further information, please call PridePark.net’s Sponsor; Essential Print Services on 01332 418377 and ask for Yvonne Gorman.

These exclusive, pre-paid car parking tickets will be available to buy on-the-day by cash or card.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Due to health & safety reasons, this is a ticket-only event.
  • On-site parking is available at TC Harrison – car sharing is encouraged.
  • Free refreshments during the event.
  • After the event, discounted car park tickets are available from the Intu Centre office or from Essential Print Services*

*Matalan Car Park not applicable.
**Intu Centre Office, near the Food Court. Essential Print Services, 2 Victoria Way, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8AN. Near Derby Arena. Phone ahead on 01332 418377 and we’ll have the tickets ready for you.

 

  • Motorpoint has opened new head office on the Wyvern Business Park in Derby
  • UK’s largest independent car retailer has taken 7,000 sq ft office space in one of city’s premier business locations
  • New headquarters accommodate accounts, finance, HR, learning and development, marketing and stock control functions
  • Motorpoint has launched a Charity Parking Scheme at new office with all funds being donated to the company’s charitable partner – Derby County Community Trust.

Motorpoint has opened its new head office on the Wyvern Business Park in Derby.

The UK’s largest independent car retailer, which was founded in the city over 21 years ago, has taken 7,000 sq ft of office space on one of Derby’s premier business locations next to the Wyvern Retail Park and the A52. The building has subsequently been named Champion House.

The two-storey offices, which were extensively refurbished by interior fit-out specialists Butler and Willow prior to the move, accommodate Motorpoint’s accounts, finance, HR, learning and development, marketing and stock control teams, encompassing over 60 employees.

Cat Moseley, HR Director of Motorpoint, said: “We really couldn’t be happier with our new home on the Wyvern Business Park. Champion House provides the perfect balance of contemporary work and break out space while being ideally located close to the motorway network for our teams to travel to our network of branches throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

“Employee well-being was at the heart of the project with a view to improving teams’ engagement and provide the team with a space that inspires creativity, big ideas and collaboration as well as the opportunity to break out and socialise and I think that definitely been achieved with our head office.”

Trevor Raybould, Principal of Raybould and Sons, who represented the owner of the building, added: “We’re delighted to welcome such a prestigious brand as Motorpoint to the Wyvern Business Park. The offices look fantastic and it’s great to see the team at Motorpoint really enjoying their new work space.”

Nigel Griffiths, Chartered Surveyor, who represented Motorpoint, said: “It’s very pleasing to see our conceptual design for Champion House be brought to life so successfully. I would like to thank all the concerned parties for their contribution to make the move possible.”

Motorpoint stocks over 7,000 low mileage, nearly new cars from over 30 different car manufacturers, all of them available to buy and drive away on the same day backed by the Motorpoint Price Pledge. Launched in November 2018, Motorpoint will refund the difference to any customer within seven days of their order if they find a like for like car from a competitor. As an added bonus, Motorpoint will also give the customer £50 worth of Amazon vouchers to spend.

A52 Update

A52 Brian Clough Way – night-time road closures – Monday 19th August – Friday 23rd August

 

From Monday 19th August to Friday 23rd August, there will be overnight closures on both the A52 Brian Clough Way westbound and eastbound carriageways.  Work will be carried out to install signs and kerbs.  The road will not be closed until 11.00pm on Tuesday 20th August to due to the Derby County Football Club game.

 

A52 Westbound closed from 8.00pm to 6.00am (from 11.00pm on Tuesday 20th August, due to DCFC game)

Westbound carriageway will be closed from Raynesway to Pentagon Island

Diversion route – Raynesway, Derby Road, Nottingham Road.

 

A52 Eastbound closed from 10.00pm to 6.00am (from 11.00pm on Tuesday 20th August, due to DCFC game)

Eastbound carriageway will be closed from Pentagon Island to Raynesway, including eastbound on-slip to A52 from Wyvern Way

Diversion routes

Eastbound closures – Nottingham Road, Derby Road

Wyvern Way closure – Derwent Parade, Pride Parkway, Holmes Bridge, Darwin Place, Eastgate, Pentagon Island, Nottingham Road, Derby Road

 

The road will be re-opened earlier if works are completed ahead of the scheduled times.

 

Further details about the scheme are available on the A52 Scheme webpage.  This will be regularly updated, along with social media updates, as the scheme progresses.

2180 sq ft (203 sq m) self contained Two Storey Offices – Open plan with partitioned offices and meeting room

Landscaped Premier Office Park – Wyvern Business Park

To be Fully Refurbished prior to New Lease

Gas-fired Heating and Comfort Cooling – Double Glazed

Raised floors for Cabling purposes

Private car park – 12 spaces

Within short distance of Wyvern Retail Park (Sainsbury’s etc)

Fast access to A52 and Derby Railway Station on Pride Park and only minutes by car to J25 of Mr Motorway

Contact Raybould & Sons for further details on 01332 295555  commercial@raybouldandsons.co.uk  or email Martin Langsdale:  martin@raybouldandsons.co.uk

Well appointed Office Building – 2917 sq ft – TO BE FULLY REFURBISHED PRIOR TO NEW LEASE

11 Car Parking spaces (with up to 6 additional spaces by negotiation)

Landscaped premier office park location – potential for signage opportunities (visible from A52 – subject to planning consent)

Fast Access to A52 and short walking distance to Wyvern Retail Park (Sainsbury’s etc)

Gas Heating and Comfort Cooling

Raised Floors – Double Glazed

Contact:  Raybould & Sons:  commercial@raybouldandsons.co.uk  01332 295555 or email Martin Langsdale:  martin@raybouldandsons.co.uk

Landscaped Premier Office Park on Wyvern Business Park

To be Fully Refurbished prior to New Lease

Fast Access to A62 and Derby Railway Station on Pride Park

Within short walking distance of Wvyern Retail Park (Sainsbury’s etc)

Gas fired Heating – Double Gazing

Raised Floors for Data, Power and Telephone Connections

Private Car Parking – 16 spaces

Contact:  Raybould & Sons commercial@raybouldandsons.co.uk  01332 295555 or email: Trevor Raybould trevor@raybouldandsons.co.uk