Five local architectural practices have been awarded work by Kensington and Chelsea Council to prepare design concepts for 8 properties under the Council’s New Homes programme. The architects are:
Studio Bednarski, Atelier West, Seth Stein, Jo Cowen and Tigg Coll. The architects were put forward by RBKC Supply Chain which has been working for some months to get local architectural talent recognized by the Council and incorporated into its supply chain.
The two-year RBKC Supply Chain project, which helps businesses in Kensington and Chelsea across the property industry prepare and tender for contracts with developers and landowners, has reached its midway point with a recent success. Find out more
Newlands Construction, which is building 12 flats in Cranley Gardens, has opened a trade account with Nu-Line, a large local builders merchants Newlands Construction, which is building 12 flats in Cranley Gardens, has opened a trade account with Nu-Line . They are buying most of their building materials from them up to a value of £200,000 plus over the next 11 months to reach their 10% local procurement target.
RBKC’s Corporate property went out to tender to 10 local Architects for a RIBA stage 1 feasibility study of some housing properties in late September. All the architects invited were local so this should ensure a local winner.