News & Publications

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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Potential Use Of Toxic Substance In Clean Sterile Facilities

Posted on September 23, 2016at 11:45 am

Keelagher Okey Klein have recently been contacted by a third party advising us about the potential use of a toxic substance which may be being commonly used  to achieve radiused corners during the installation of sheet vinyl in clean sterile areas such as clean air rooms, aseptic suites, operating theatres, pharmacies etc etc. The detail of […]

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Completion Of £55Million New University Arts Facility

Posted on September 21, 2016at 9:38 am

The University of Salford’s £55m New Adelphi Building opened its doors this week for the start of the academic year. Keelagher Okey Klein provided Principal Designer and CDM Advisor services on the 160,000 sq ft eight-storey building at Peel Park campus. The state of the art facility will be the new home for many of […]

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Works Complete on Norton Priory

Posted on August 26, 2016at 8:00 am

Keelagher Okey Klein provided Principal Designer and CDM Advisor services on the recently completed £4.5m project to redevelop and extend Norton Priory Museum and Gardens in Cheshire. The project was designed by Buttress and constructed by HH Smith & Sons. The 47-acre historic site contains the remains of a 12th century abbey complex and an […]

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Cladding Contractor Facing HSE Asbestos Probe

Posted on August 25, 2016at 9:50 am

Construction Enquirer reports that the UK division of Chinese cladding giant Yuanda is facing a formal investigation into the potential import and use of building materials containing asbestos. Yuanda is working on a number of high profile projects including 100 Bishopsgate. The Health and Safety Executive has launched the probe following problems on Yuanda sites […]

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