Making a client happy. Either by a really good design, overachieving on their expectations in terms of density or just being really helpful and reactive.
Beds and sheds. These two markets continue to perform well and remain the core of our expertise at both masterplanning and delivery level.
We need to continue to move towards a more socially aware development world. It’s clear from local and central government and our clients that monetary value is only a small part of the design and that community and social & environmental is just as important. To reflect this, we have invested in the Social Value Engine.
The increase in desire and availability for offsite construction methods or Modular Building. We have worked on a number of projects over the past few years. Whilst the industry is still learning and evolving, I think the advantages of it will shine through in the long run and those advantages are quality of build, price certainty, speed and zero site waste.
Changing people’s lives. Understanding the end user is so important in the design process. We aim to make our buildings life changing in terms of comfort, feel, use and general wellbeing. All our Court of Protection projects which are houses for the disabled have genuinely changed people’s lives.
It has been my bosses earlier in my career. I have learned so much from them, not just in terms of ability but how to deal with people, situations and business.
Cycling and running, supporting Leeds United and walking and surfing big waves in Cornwall which is incredibly exhilarating!