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20-Oct-2017

After many years of planning, our Grade 2 listed office in Barnstaple, is being renovated, including the carrying out of essential repairs to the 9 pot chimney

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02-Oct-2017

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29-Sep-2017

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29-Sep-2017

Some of our numerous Plymouth projects... [Click to view link]

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15-Sep-2017

Quick comparison between CGI produced by Design Developments & the dwellings built by Kier Living at Heartlands (Pool, Cornwall) for Coastline Housing Works are not quite complete yet but when the louvres are fitted it should be interesting to ‘spot the difference’

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25-Aug-2017

Came across this on site today - just one of the problems we can come up against with Contractors......spot the mistake, it's not difficult!!

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11-Aug-2017

Just taken completion on the first Redrow units at Mellior Park in Pool on behalf of Aster Homes. Really nice development and Redrow deliver and excellent product (making our job much easier!). Quick competition (no prize, other than the glory of being right!) who can be the first person to give the correct name for the passage way shown of the photo?

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04-Aug-2017

Our Director David Martin (3rd from left) in attendance at the 15th annual Michelmores Property Awards where our 'Cedar Court, Rockbeare' development in Exeter won the 'Residential Project of the Year - 40 Units and Under'

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28-Jul-2017

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28-Jul-2017

Gates are pleased to have successfully assisted Aster at the end of June with completion of ten new shared ownership & rented houses at Bishops Court on the edge of Exeter. The development, which has been constructed by Redrow, is very popular with both tenants & buyers as it is located within 300m of Exeter Chief's stadium & the M5 motorway at Junction 30

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24-Jul-2017

Many congratulations to Paul and Lou on their marriage, hope you have a wonderful mini-moon, from all at Gates x

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04-Jul-2017

Gates Consultants are excited to be involved in this new community led affordable housing scheme for local people in Appledore, North Devon, continuing our involvement with Community Land Trusts. The scheme is currently out to tender with work anticipated to commence early 2018.

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16-Jun-2017

As Employer's Agent & Principal Designer on the project, we are delighted that the 'Cedar Court, Rockbeare' development in Exeter has won 'Residential Project of the Year - 40 Units and Under' at the 15th annual Michelmores Property Awards!

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07-Jun-2017

We are pleased announce that Gates Consultants have been appointed on the newly formed Employer’s Agent framework for Merlin Housing Society, a well establish Registered Housing Provider who own and manage 9,000 homes in South Gloucestershire and the wider greater Bristol area. This is an exciting opportunity for us to work with a new client and support them as they look to expand their development programme over the next four years.

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08-May-2017

Practical Completion was achieved last week at Hayes End in West Hill, a development of three affordable rent and one shared ownership houses for Yarlington Housing Group by developer Strongvox Homes. The development is set in the woodland village near Ottery St Mary. The houses will be much sought after as they are some of the first new build social housing in the village for many decades. The houses were built under a £436,000 development agreement for Yarlington Homes and strengthens their portfolio of homes in the East Devon area.

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03-May-2017

The Development at Christow for Teign Housing and the Christow Community Land Trust is JOINT WINNER of the RTPI SW category ‘Excellence in Planning Delivery’. The project has also been nominated for a number of other awards in the ‘LABC Building Excellence Awards’. It is the UK’s first first multiple PassivHaus development for Social Housing. [Click to view link]

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28-Apr-2017

As Employer's Agents, our work can be run of the mill, however at the Tews Lane site, we find ourselves working alongside some more unusual site operatives!!!

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18-Apr-2017

Last week the first five houses of Phase 3 at the Top of Town redevelopment were handed over by Rydon Construction. This is the first of twelve houses being built under the Phase 3 £1.63m JCT Design & Build contract for Stroud District Council. This is the third phase out of four of Stroud District Council's substantial redevelopment of their Top of Town 1960s estate to provide 56 new dwellings and to improve the infrastructure of the area.

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31-Mar-2017

As Employer’s Agent & Principal Designer on the Lee Court development in Westward Ho! we are proud to report that it has been awarded 'Development of the Week' by Inside Housing!

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31-Mar-2017

As Quantity Surveyors on the NDDH Medical Assessment Unit, we are pleased to report that it has been shortlisted as a finalist for the South West LABC Building Excellence Awards 2017 - Contractor Morgan Sindall, Architect David Wilson Partnership

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27-Mar-2017

We are pleased to report that the Architecture Design and Environment of Plymouth University have signed-up David Martin to provide a series of lectures for their contract procedures module for their second year students!

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06-Mar-2017

It’s been a privilege to work as the Employer’s Agent & Principal Designer for Westcountry Housing Association in delivering a new block of 16 flats at Lee Court in Westward Ho! Many thanks to Drew Construction Group for being so co-operative in overcoming the challenges that presented themselves along the journey and for ultimately producing such a fine product!

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23-Feb-2017

After assisting Buckland Brewer village for several years with various schemes for a new village hall Gates Consultants are delighted that their dreams have at last been achieved. Practical Completion took place last week on a new £420,000 hall constructed by Pearce Construction under a JCT Design and Build Contract, successfully completed on time. Buckland Brewer Pre-school can now prepare to move in with a grand opening planned in the new term after Easter

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