Facing the elements

December 21st, 2015 Posted in: Lakesmere

When it comes to creating a new city landscape, the sky is the limit but bad weather can be a real force to be reckoned with when you are working …Read this article »

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Navigating the international construction market

October 23rd, 2015 Posted in: Industry Issues, Lakesmere

It was back in 2009 that the Lakesmere Group first started making inroads in the overseas market and since then, it has been an interesting journey! As many of you …Read this article »

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A ‘one stop shop’ solution to the building envelope

September 15th, 2015 Posted in: Industry Issues, Lakesmere

As consumer confidence starts to recover, the retail construction market is enjoying a revival with the growth of large, mixed-used schemes that provide everything from shopping outlets to leisure facilities …Read this article »

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Lakesmere Greenwich BIM

Why specialists must train to BIM

June 2nd, 2015 Posted in: Lakesmere

With the clock ticking ahead of the Government’s 2016 deadline, the general feeling across the industry seems to be more BIM weary than BIM ready.  That is of course if …Read this article »

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Ensuring client certainty in uncertain times

March 24th, 2015 Posted in: Lakesmere

The dark days of the recession may be over but for those of us who were lucky enough to emerge on the other side relatively unscathed, the forecast is still …Read this article »

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2015 – The year of the specialist?

January 20th, 2015 Posted in: Lakesmere

Although the dark clouds of the recent recession have not yet faded from memory, there is definitely something new on the horizon and it’s refreshing to say that the overall …Read this article »

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A tough act to follow? 40 years of Health and Safety

December 2nd, 2014 Posted in: Lakesmere

As one of the oldest industries in the world, construction remains statistically one of the most dangerous to work in and so it’s hard to imagine a time when health and …Read this article »

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Chris Oatridge

Beyond the summit – putting the Government’s plans into practice

July 15th, 2014 Posted in: Lakesmere

Having recently attended the Government Construction Summit* (London, 2nd July 2014), it was a great opportunity to enjoy the various discussions and debates that took place throughout the day about …Read this article »

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Keeping on track with rail innovation

Keeping on track with rail innovation

June 26th, 2014 Posted in: Business Development

The increase in expenditure has brought with it new opportunities, as the tier 1 contractors look to address supply and capacity issues, as well as maximising the technical expertise available …Read this article »

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Lakesmere Technical Manager John Wilson and work placement student Callum Bridges

Addressing the building envelope skills shortage

May 13th, 2014 Posted in: Lakesmere

The recently published cross-parliamentary inquiry report entitled ‘No More Lost Generations – Creating construction jobs for young people’ made for interesting yet disturbing reading, particularly as many of the issues …Read this article »

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