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Posted: 31st July
By: rlf

Work begins on The University of Birmingham School of Rail and Engineering

Work has recently begun on the New School of Engineering and Research Centre for the rail industry at the University of Birmingham. The new Rail research centre has recently been launched at the Edgbaston campus, which focuses on digital systems in the rail industry.

This specialist unit currently operates from existing buildings, however, it will eventually be housed in its own dedicated new build complex on the ...

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Posted: 13th July
By: rlf

Project Update: Arrowhead Quay, London

RLF has been appointed Advisor to Principal Designer on this project.

Arrowhead Quay will see the development of two residential towers of fifty and fifty-five storeys in Canary Wharf's South Quay district. The project consists of a two-storey basement, ground floor spa and gym area, the 753 unit scheme sits both dockside and adjacent to the DLR train line.

The scheme will also include private residential apart...

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Posted: 10th July
By: rlf

Project Completion: Project Green, Leicester

RLF was appointed as Cost Manager on this project, which involved the fit-out of two floors of Category A office space for PPL PRS United for music. The project primarily provides a feature reception area and boardrooms, as well as a stage, and area for live music performances and presentations.

The floors also boast open plan offices, various meeting rooms, break-out space and a cafeteria.

The works were unde...

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Posted: 8th July
By: rlf

July 2018

Without doubt there is nothing more important on a construction project than the safety of those working on site, followed by the health and safety requirements of the users of the building when it is completed.  To a certain extent, the regulations that came into play in 2015 changed the face of health and safety, all for the better.

A major part of RLF’s business now, which we are proud of, is providing Healt...

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Posted: 6th July
By: rlf

Project Completion: Steine Street, Brighton

RLF provided Cost Management and Contract Administrator services for the Steine Street project.

This project comprised the conversion of two existing commercial properties into two large residential homes on the Brighton seafront.

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Posted: 4th July
By: rlf

Project Win: Hotel, Brixton Road

RLF has been appointed as Cost Manager and Project Manager on this Hotel project on Brixton Road.

This new hotel development will come following the demolition and redevelopment of Dorrell Place and Brixton Road. The hotel will provide 96-bedrooms on the upper floors and will see the installation of a new shopfront at ground level with façade retention.  Works include a 2-storey side extension, associated cycle ...

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