How COVID-19 could alter the urban landscape in the future
Shaping cities in the future Pandemics have always shaped cities – and from increased surveillance to ‘de-densification’ to new community activism, Covid-19 is impacting the UK already. Victoria Embankment, which runs for a mile and a quarter along the River Thames, is many people’s idea of quintessential London. Some of the earliest postcards sent in Britain […]
How can Project Managers measure success?
Identifying project success factors can help streamline future projects Knowing the project success factors can help with future projects and prevents failures early on saving both time and money. Being a project manager means that you need a way to assess the projects you are working on and have completed. This article helps to identify the […]
What is Blockchain and how can it help surveyors?
Every so often a revolutionary digital break-through emerges. The most recent being a technology allowing a decentralised, reliable and verifiable record of transactions, which is maintained across multiple computers using peer-to-peer networking and cryptography – blockchain. Blockchain came to public prominence as the digital architecture underpinning Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that blossomed following the financial […]
Technology centre and shipyard plan for Albert Island industrial hub
The Albert Island scheme aims to "comprehensively redevelop" the 13.49 hectare site to create an employment hub with a range of industrial uses. Planning documents submitted to Newham Council in January state that "the four key components of London's transport infrastructure - river, road, rail and runway - will be brought together and co-located within […]
The team at Gleave get ready to sparkle!
Gleave is proud to support Strictly St Leonard's charity dance event this year St Leonard's will be holding their 3rd Strictly St Leonard's Finale on the 21st March 2020 St Leonard’s Hospice is an independent charity, providing specialist palliative care and support for patients, their families, professionals and carers in York, North Yorkshire. They have […]
A day in the life of a Quantity Surveyor
What does it involve being a Quantity Surveyor? Like making things happen? You should become a Quantity Surveyor… A Quantity Surveyor’s job is to manage all costs related to building and civil engineering projects, and making sure their clients get value for money. They also ensure that projects conform to legal regulations, and are up to […]
Promotion of Jack Cawthra to Associate Director
Well-deserved promotion of Jack Cawthra to Associate Director Company promotion news We are pleased to announce the promotion of Jack Cawthra to the position of Associate Director. Jack joined Gleave Partnership five years ago and his rapid advancement is the evidence of his extraordinary contribution during this time. Alongside consistently implementing successful project deliveries, Jack […]
Promotion of Caroline Jones to Senior Quantity Surveyor
Well-deserved promotion of Caroline Jones to Senior Quantity Surveyor Company promotion news We are pleased to announce the promotion of Caroline Jones to the position of Senior Quantity Surveyor. Caroline has excelled in her role over the past four years and her new position is testament to her outstanding work ethic and exceptional client service […]
Success in 2020 means better construction collaboration
Collaboration is essential to the success of construction projects; the project participants are realising that sharing of knowledge and information is one of the key elements of a successful contractual relationship. There appears to be no clear guide on the process of collaboration between main contractor and subcontractor; therefore making it difficult to effectively interact […]