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#KitOutTheKitchen: Construction and Cookery.  

Construction and Cookery.   How and why a team of Building Professionals got involved in creating a Community Kitchen for Brighton and Hove – #GiviingBack The Brighton and Hove Food Partnership had an idea to open a Community Kitchen and run cookery workshops for all. From beginners to experienced cooks, the workshops will offer subsidised […]

BREEAM Top Tips

Getting the best out of BREEAM: Our BREEAM Top 10 Tips

    What is BREEAM? BREEAM  is the world’s most established method of assessing, rating, and certifying the sustainability of buildings. It’s primary goal is to reduce the negative environmental effects of construction and development by encouraging the adoption of sustainable solutions. Now that BREEAM is a requirement for public sector projects and is fast becoming a […]

BREEAM rating scale

What is a BREEAM?

Few people really understand what BREEAM actually means and the difference it can make to a new building. BREEAM stands for Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology and it sets the standard for best practice in sustainable building design, construction and operation. BREEAM is now the most comprehensive and widely recognised measure of a building’s […]

BREEAM Assessors – South East and London

As BREEAM Assessors covering the South East and London areas, MacConvilles are  licensed in all BREEAM methodologies including public and commercial buildings, BREEAM multi-residential and BREEAM other buildings. We can carry out everything from the initial Pre-Assessment through to the Post Construction Assessment and can work with you to help you achieve the required BREEAM rating for your next […]

New Nursery at King Offa Primary School

A new Nursery adjacent to King Offa Primary School in Bexhill-on-Sea has just been completed for East Sussex County Council. MacConvilles acted as Project Manager and Employer’s Agent and the new single storey Nursery will be occupied from April 2014. Under floor heating, brightly coloured rendered elevations and soft play areas provide a child friendly […]

Platinum Award for New Unisex Toilets

MacConvilles provided design and contract administration for the new Unisex Toilets opened in July 2013 on Rottingdean Seafront, near Brighton. The toilets have been given a Platinum award overall in the “Loo of the Year Awards 2013” by www.loo.co.uk. Rottingdean Parish Council co-funded the works and are delighted in the improvements that includes a new Café […]

We are on the move …

MacConvilles are excited to announce they are moving to new offices in West Hove on Monday 2nd December 2013. Our new address will be: Heversham House, 18-22 Boundary Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 4EF. Our telephone number will remain unchanged.