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Wheels Around the Weald 2017

Hospice in the Weald is a charity local to BBS’ Head Office in Lamberhurst, Kent. The charity provides support for people with terminal illnesses in the Kent and East Sussex area. No charge is made for these services which are provided on the basis of need rather than ability to pay. The Hospice relies on donations to fund their work and needs to raise over £7 million each year to provide their vital services to not only patients, but their families and carers as well.

BBS is delighted to, once again, be sponsoring this annual cycling event which took place on Sunday, 7th May and brought together over 260 cyclists.

Many congratulations to all who took part and well done to Alex Burgham and his team for organising such a great event!


Updated: 2017-05-14 16:30:43   Added: 2017-04-26 12:40:56




65-69 Holmes Road, Kentish Town, NW5

BBS has been appointed Building Control on a mixed-use development in Kentish Town. Situated on the site of the former Magnet Showroom, the project comprises the construction of a part 7, part 3 storey building with 2 basements. The first site inspection was carried out in mid-April: piling and capping beam work is progressing well. The completed building will provide 273 student accommodation units and a warehouse.


Updated: 2017-05-13 10:09:07   Added: 2017-05-23 10:09:07




Vistec House, Croydon, Surrey

BBS has been appointed Building Control on another major conversion and extension project in Croydon. The current 5 storey building which occupies a prominent position in London Road, will undergo a new top floor extension with balconies to the front elevation and replacement facade. There will also be 4 storey and 5 storey extension to the rear of the building, plus a front and rear basement level extension. Once complete the building will comprise 150 studio rooms and 145 sq. m. of commercial space on the ground and lower ground floors. BBS Environmental is also carrying out the SAP calculations.


Updated: 2017-05-12 10:51:31   Added: 2017-04-06 15:14:36




The Foreland School, Ramsgate, Kent

The latest in our list of schools projects is now complete. BBS provided the Building Control and our Environmental division carried out the BREEAM Assessment. The Foreland School, near Ramsgate, was developed under the Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Strategy and accomodates the needs of 200 pupils with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD). The building is single storey throughout to ensure ease of access to all parts of the school for all pupils and give good access to outdoor play and learning spaces. Further information about the project is availbale on our Education Projects page.


Updated: 2017-05-11 11:33:25   Added: 2017-02-10 12:50:41




Otford Methodist Church, Kent

Architect: Clague LLP
Structural Engineer: S.C. Green Limited

BBS is providing Building Control on the construction of the Otford Methodist Church which has now reached roof level and is scheduled for completion in June 2017. The new church, which replaces the Old Chapel built in the mid-1930's, will link with the existing church halls. 

 


Updated: 2017-04-15 11:35:22   Added: 2017-01-31 09:55:33




Union House Redevelopment, Tunbridge Wells

Planning permssion was granted last week on the redevelopment of Union House in Tunbridge Wells.The 1960s office block will be replaced by retail units, 127 apartments and community spaces. Dandara one of the UK's largest independent property developers, purchased the existing building in 2014 from British Steeel Pension Fund. Union House is situated at the Southern end of The Pantiles, an elegant colonnaded walkway. Once the playground of the gentry and royalty, The Pantiles, with its specialist shops and wide variety of cafes and restaurants, is now a vibrant part of this historic town.BBS is currently working with Dandara on the Knights Wood scheme which is also located in Tunbridge Wells. The scheme comprises 550 new homes and Skinners Kent Primary School. BBS is currently working with Dandara on a major scheme to the North of Tunbridge Wells town centre: Knights Wood will provide the community with 550 new homes and a primary school.


Updated: 2017-03-10 12:41:52   Added: 2017-02-14 09:13:27




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