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09-Jul-2019

Gates are proud to be involved in the recent official opening & completion of Tanners Piece, a new development of 11 flats for Stroud District Council in Nailsworth, Stroud #GatesConsultants #EGCarter

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28-Jun-2019

Gates Consultants are very pleased to announce that we have successfully been appointed on the Yarlington Housing Group, new Employer’s Agent Framework, providing professional services to deliver much needed affordable housing in the South West #GatesConsultants

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21-Jun-2019

We are pleased to have been involved in the refurbishment of the Accident & Emergency Department which has been awarded Best Public Service Building in the LABC South West Building Excellence Awards & will now go forward to the national final in November. Congratulations to all the team. #GatesConsultants

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14-Jun-2019

Newly refurbished Davy Labs in Plymouth University, for which we were Principal Designer...these labs accommodate a large multipurpose teaching laboratory, enhancing teaching and learning activities across multiple Schools in the two Faculties. It will additionally upgrade the teaching support areas essential for the successful delivery of classes. #GatesConsultants #GatesSafetyManagement

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07-Jun-2019

Gates are proud to have handed over the first phase of 6 houses at Bishops College, Gloucester. The new development near the centre of Gloucester is being constructed by Miller Homes from their Worcester office. This phase of the project provides 6 new homes, 4 shared ownership and 2 rented, for Bromford formerly Merlin Housing Society. #GatesConsultants

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31-May-2019

Welcoming our newest employee to Gates Consultants, Claire Newcombe, Project Manager. Claire will be working from our Plymouth Office supporting the Gates Team on some very exciting projects across Devon and Cornwall #GatesConsultants

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29-Apr-2019

Turf cutting for the new Cancer Care Centre has taken place and work has started on site. It is anticipated that the construction work will be complete by Christmas this year. #GatesConsultants

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23-Jan-2019

We've been pretty lucky in Plymouth the past few days - amazing photos of the Super Blood Wolf Moon taken by David Martin, the Director of our Plymouth office, followed by a pod of dolphins passing by the office the next day....so that's why our office building is called 'Dolphin Building'!?! 😄 #GatesConsultants

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21-Dec-2018

Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year to you all, from everyone at Gates! #GatesConsultants

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12-Dec-2018

Union Street Bridge Removal by Gilpin Demolition Group - Starring our very own Lynn Brooks! [Click to view link] [Click to view link] #gatesconsultants #demolition

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16-Nov-2018

Going, going………gone! The Union Street footbridge in Plymouth, connecting the Pavilions & car park above the Toys R Us building had been a part of Plymouth’s urban scene for decades. On the night of November 7th, it was removed & demolished as part of Plymouth’s ongoing regeneration & development. A double crane lift & overnight road closure were required & significant pre-planning & close liaison with the Client & Principal Contractor were a fundamental part of our Principal Designer services. #GatesConsultants

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26-Sep-2018

What a difference a year makes! The Bell Inn at Parkham was ravaged by fire in the February 2017. Work to clear the fire damage & rebuild the 13th century, Grade 11 listed public house started in September 2017 & one year later the pub is complete & soon to be fully re-opened. The building looks stunning, both inside & out, & is ready to welcome locals & visitors again. Work included almost a full rebuild of the external cob walled structure, new thatched roof, full interior refurbishment, new bar, installation of heritage windows & new woodburners. Gates Safety Management Ltd were Principal Designers for the project. #GatesConsultants

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05-Sep-2018

Gates are pleased to have taken possession of the third Phase at Greenspire, Clyst St Mary consisting of eight dwellings. The 6 houses & 2 flats have been constructed by Cavanna to an extremely high standard for Aster Homes #GatesConsultants

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20-Aug-2018

We are pleased to be involved in Primrose Hill at Torquay which achieved practical completion last week. Primrose Hill is a new development by Cavanna Homes which included forty eight dwellings for Aster Homes. These comprise 35 houses & 13 flats - this very popular development is only a few hundred yards from the Willows shopping centre on the edge of Torquay. The scheme is distinctive in its selection of pastel coloured renders & close board finish appropriate for its location in the seaside town of Torquay on the English Riviera #GatesConsultants

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27-Jul-2018

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17-Jul-2018

We attended the Derriford Research Facility ‘celebration event’ on Friday – good to see that team again & get a tour of the occupied building, which represents a £17M capital expenditure by the University of Plymouth #GatesConsultants

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15-Jun-2018

Work has started on conversion of an existing underground reservoir to a house. The surrounding soil has been removed to expose the concrete structure & openings are being cut for the windows & doors. #GatesConsultants

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07-Jun-2018

WE ARE RECRUITING!... Quantity Surveyor Due to our continued success and expansion of the Practice, we have a position available for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to be predominately based in our Barnstaple office. The candidate is to be experienced and be RICS, or similarly qualified. Please send your CV to barnstaple@gatesconsultants.co.uk #recruiting #quantitysurveyor #barnstaple #rics #jobvacancy

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07-Jun-2018

WE ARE RECRUITING!... Trainee Surveyor Due to our continued success and expansion of the Practice, we have two positions available for a trainee Surveyor, one to be based in our Barnstaple office and one based in our Plymouth office. The candidate is to be A Level, or similarly qualified and will be provided with the necessary training and support in becoming a fully qualified surveyor. Please send your CV to barnstaple@gatesconsultants.co.uk #recruiting #traineesurveyor #barnstaple #plymouth #rics #jobvacancy

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07-Jun-2018

WE ARE RECRUITING!... Employers Agent / Project Manager Due to our continued success and expansion of the Practice, we have a position available for an experienced Employer’s Agent / Project Manager to be predominately based in our Plymouth office. The candidate is to be experienced and be RICS, or similarly qualified. Please send your CV to plymouth@gatesconsultants.co.uk #recruiting #employersagent #projecmanager #plymouth #rics #jobvacancy

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30-Apr-2018

Another week, another handover taken on behalf of North Devon Homes We were pleased to take handover of phase 1 of the new Gorwell Estate development in Barnstaple last week, which comprised of 3 houses & 4 flats designed by Trewin Design Architects & constructed by Pearce Construction Barnstaple Limited Phase 2 is due to be handed over this week #GatesConsultants

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25-Apr-2018

… small but perfectly formed. We were pleased to take handover of this two bedroom bungalow in South Molton on behalf of North Devon Homes yesterday. Designed by Woodward Smith Architects, and constructed by Pearce Construction Barnstaple Limited, Gates Consultants took the role of Employer’s Agent & Cost Consultants. The property is now available for sale on the open market. #GatesConsultants

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20-Mar-2018

We are very pleased to be part of the team who have just completed a new housing scheme for Sovereign Housing Association six weeks early. The project was to construct ten flats for Rental & 20 (2 & 3 bedroom) houses for Shared Ownership. The project has been completed by contractor Drew Smith to a very high standard of finish and six weeks earlier than the contract completion date. The project also included the provision of a car park to serve the Sovereign Housing Association area office nearby in Grange Road #gatesconsultants [Click to view link]

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12-Mar-2018

Churchill Court, a development of 7 houses for rent, was handed over today to North Devon Homes Ltd. The Principal Contractor was Pearce Construction (Barnstaple) Ltd. The houses were built on the site of a number of dilapidated garages, & provide much needed accommodation in the rented sector. All in all, a great improvement on the garage site as was & a practical use of a brownfield infill site, as shown in the before & after photographs #gatesconsultants [Click to view link] [Click to view link]

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