Category Archives: News

Career opportunity at Virtus Consult

We are an award-winning construction consultancy, specialising in Project Management, Quantity Surveying and Energy Consultancy. All of which means we have a very busy office and need additional support to ensure we maintain our renowned customer service levels. We’re looking for an Office Administrator to work 25-30 hours, spread over a 5-day week, Monday to […]

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Energy efficiency and facilities managers

Our own Jan Ponsford, the go to man for all things energy efficiency related, recently advised the readers of This Week in FM about the potential savings on offer for a combining simple energy efficiency savings into one large project with a sound business case. This Week in FM is regarded by many as the biggest […]

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Virtus Consult secures NHS SBS Framework place

Leading multi-disciplinary real estate consultancy Virtus Consult has been appointed to the NHS Shared Business Services (SBS) Framework, after its application to participate in the proposed Framework Agreement was accepted. Having submitted its proposal in January 2018, Virtus Consult can reach a greater number of public-sector organisations, looking to procure Construction Consultancy Services in the […]

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Crown Commercial Service framework contract win

News of our appointment by North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust (NWAngliaFT) to project manage the design and costing exercise for a new Data Centre at Hinchingbrooke Hospital made the headlines recently. The main datacentre at Hinchingbrooke Hospital (HH) lacks the capacity to meet the future needs of the Trust and expansion is necessary to […]

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Virtus Consult secures contract through Crown Commercial Service framework

Leading multi-disciplinary real estate consultancy Virtus Consult, has been appointed by North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust (NWAngliaFT) to project manage the design and costing exercise for a new Data Centre at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. It has been identified that the main datacentre at Hinchingbrooke Hospital (HH) lacks the capacity to meet the future needs of […]

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Good early progress for Cherwell’s zero-carbon business centre

The first  few months of construction of Cherwell District Council’s (CDC) Eco business centre, at the Elmsbrook development in Bicester, has flown by with rapid progress in the early stages of construction. Main contractor Kier has undertaken the installation of all the first phase underground drainage, attenuation tanks and rainwater harvesting solution – a major […]

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Virtus Consult to help Cokethorpe School cut energy costs

Leading multi-disciplinary real estate consultancy Virtus Consult, has been appointed to undertake an ‘Energy Cost and Carbon Reduction’ assessment of Cokethorpe School, a leading independent day-school, set in 150 acres of parkland, just outside Oxford. Given the rising price of energy, there can be little surprise that many organisations are seeking to reduce their costs […]

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Virtus Consult shares knowledge after NHS energy efficiency project

Leading multi-disciplinary real estate consultancy Virtus Consult, has completed a 2-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Oxford Brookes University to refine and promote a holistic methodology for enhancing energy performance in existing buildings. The partnership followed a major energy efficiency improvement and carbon reduction project undertaken for an NHS Trust, which saved the client 18% […]

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Virtus raises a glass to Stonegate success

Virtus have recently been appointed to provide QS services for 16 pub refurbishment projects for Stonegate Pub Company, which operates over 690 pubs and bars across the UK, from community and high-street pubs, through branded bars, to country inns and late-night venues. Virtus Director Andrew Ogilvie said: “It is always gratifying to see our wealth […]

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Nine-month project ends with successful outcome

The Team at Virtus would like to congratulate Ben Hadley and his partner Naomi for the safe arrival of their first baby, a daughter, Lillia-Rose Mia. No references or connotations to project management have been made after an eventful labour, but we do send our congratulations and love to the three of them.

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