News & Publications

QUANTITY SURVEYING — THE LOST ART OF MEASUREMENT?

Posted on May 21, 2018at 1:59 pm

Like any profession, Quantity Surveying has evolved due to the rapid development of technology over the past few decades. The development of BIM software has resulted in many believing that traditional methods of measuring for Bills of Quantities are now outmoded and can be put out to pasture. But is this really the case? Keelagher […]

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Continued Professional Development Training

Posted on March 12, 2018at 11:01 am

In February, we hosted two CPD Training Events at The Park Royal Hotel (Warrington) on the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015, lead by KOK Director John Okey and one of our Senior Construction Health & Safety Advisors, Robin Doughton. The events on 16th and 23rd of February were attended by delegates (Clients, Contractors and […]

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Refurbishment of the Tamworth Assembly Rooms

Posted on February 08, 2018at 4:15 pm

This notable and celebrated building has seen some sights in its 128-year existence. It has had a number of famous and distinguished guests since officially opening in 1889. The Duke of York (the future King George VI) had a formal lunch there after opening a War Memorial at a local hospital in 1924, two of […]

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McLaren Composites Technology Centre in partnership with AMRC

Posted on January 30, 2018at 2:28 pm

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is at the cutting edge of materials research in the UK and provides bespoke research centres. AMRC’s innovative new facilities, in partnership with companies such as Boeing, Rolls Royce, Airbus and BAE Systems, have attracted much attention – but has most recently caught the eyes of […]

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Time Square Regeneration Project – Warrington

Posted on January 18, 2018at 11:48 am

A quick update on a project close to our hearts, being just a stone’s throw away from our office here on Museum Street: the Warrington Time Square regeneration project. As part of the £107m project to revitalise the town centre, work is underway to construct a complex featuring a new permanent market hall which will […]

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New Framework Contracts

Posted on February 21, 2017at 12:52 pm

We have been successful recently in winning or maintaining place on some significant frameworks which include: Manchester City Council CAPPS Framework Agreement – Lot 13 Principal Designer Manchester City Council CAPPS Framework Agreement – Lot 12 Quantity Surveying Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council – PD Services to Stockport Council Halton Borough Council – CDM Consultancy Services […]

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Phase Two of a £14 million Expansion Approved for Manchester TV and Film Production Complex

Posted on December 16, 2016at 8:31 am

Planning permission has been granted by Manchester City Council for a £14m expansion of the TV and film production complex at West Gorton, which will increase in size by 90,000 sq ft. Across the 17-acre Space Project site, more than 90,000 sq ft of new buildings will be built for TV and film production and […]

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Planning Approved on Jacksons Isle of Man

Posted on December 07, 2016at 12:55 pm

Keelagher Okey Klein is working closely with Jacksons in the project of building an advanced multi-franchise, car showroom with aftersales facility in the Isle of Man capital, Douglas. MDG are providing the architectural work whilst the Planning Supervisor (under the Isle of Man’s CDM Regulations 2003) and Principal Designer roles are being carried out by […]

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Revamped St Johns Market Re-opens Following Refurbishment

Posted on December 02, 2016at 3:40 pm

Liverpool’s historic St Johns Market has re-opened following its £2.5m refurbishment. On this multi-million-pound project, Keelagher Okey Klein provided Principal Designer Advisor (PDA) services to Graham Construction. The renovation programme started in June this year and has allowed the expansion of the market by a third, from 90 stalls to 120. New services include a […]

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HSE Safer Sites Targeted Inspections — Oct / Nov 2016

Posted on September 29, 2016at 4:31 pm

HSE construction inspectors will be carrying out unannounced visits to sites where refurbishment projects or repair works are underway. This year the Initiative is being undertaken as a series of two week inspections across the country, beginning 3 October 2016 ending 4 November 2016. During this period inspectors will ensure high-risk activities, particularly those affecting […]

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