Summers-Inman are pleased to announce that Teesside University’s £20m ‘The Curve’ was the winner at the RICS North East Project Awards in the two categories in which it was nominated; Best Project for Innovation and Best Project for Regeneration. The Curve also won the main award for overall Best Project of the Year. Summers-Inman were integral in assisting the University develop the design competition and selecting the Architect for the scheme. We subsequently acted as Quantity Surveyor and CDM Co-ordinator for the project whilst also providing cross-discipline professional advice and support to all members of the delivery team.
The Curve forms part of the Teesside University’s Campus Heart which also involved the pedestrianisation of part of Southfield Road, the installation of a “living wall” with a vertical garden and LED screen and the extension and refurbishment of the Orion Building. Summers-Inman undertook the role of Quantity Surveyor and CDM Co-ordinator on the pedestrianisation works and the works to the Orion Building and Project Manager, Quantity Surveyor and CDM Co-ordinator on the living wall.
Acting as Employers Agent and Cost Consultant Summers Inman have this month handed over a new office building named Enterprise House at Drumpellier, North Lanarkshire. The building designed by 3D Reid is a joint venture between Fusion Assets and Stirling based Ogilvie Developments and consists of flexible office space ranging from 1,500 sq ft to a maximum 8,000 sq ft. Located at a prime position for Scotland’s major motorway network, it is also served locally by Kirkwood Rail station and provides modern, accessible, energy efficient facilities for local business, social enterprises and start-ups in the Coatbridge area.
For further information contact Angus Macdonald in the Edinburgh office.
Summers Inman were recently appointed as Employers Agent and Cost Consultant on a new student facility in St Andrews. This exciting new scheme incorporates 135 student accommodation places aimed at the postgraduate market in three district blocks constructed in zinc, brick and glass. The scheme also provides a dedicated nursery area leased by the University. As part of the overall delivery, a landscaped feature was provided bordering the stunning location of the town’s East Sands and featured Scots granite sections etched with the specially commissioned poetry of Jacob Polley.