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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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Virtus Consult to manage housing project in Banbury

Leading multi-disciplinary real estate consultancy Virtus Consult has been appointed to manage the £8.9M conversion of a redundant Banbury office block into a mix of 3, 2 and 1-bedroom apartments for new owners Cherwell District Council (CDC), which purchased the site from Brickmort Developments. The Crown House development will be undertaken in phases, with phase […]

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Virtus Consult achieves Investors in People standard

Leading multi-disciplinary real estate consultancy Virtus Consult has achieved the prestigious Investors in People accreditation, demonstrating the support given to its people in building a good and engaging place to work. Virtus Consult joins more than 10,000 organisations that have achieved the standard, which since 1991 has become the sign of a great employer that […]

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Carillion’s collapse – what can the industry learn?

It is now more than a week since the shock collapse of construction giant Carillion, mired in £1.5bn debt. Everyone and their dog has had their say, laying blame almost everywhere, including at the feet of capitalism. But now the dust is settling, it is important our sector studies the events leading to the firm’s […]

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Media takes an interest in our Banbury project

News of our appointment by Cherwell District Council (CDC) to manage the £8.9M development of the redundant Crown House in Banbury has spread, with coverage in Local Authority Building & Maintenance media. The conversion of the old office block into a mix of 3, 2 and 1-bedroom apartments will be undertaken in several phases. The second […]

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Sky’s the limit for Virtus Consult

When Nichols, one of the world’s leading strategic change consultancies, requires support on a prestigious aviation infrastructure project overseas, their first choice was Virtus Consult. Virtus Consult London office head, Adam Clemens is adding to the consultant’s capabilities in this increasingly important sector, utilising his years of aviation sector experience, helping clients deliver complex projects […]

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Good day for Virtus Consult at the Building Better Healthcare Awards

It’s been a week or two and the dust has settled on another exciting awards ceremony, following the conclusion of the 2017 Building Better Healthcare Awards at The Brewery in central London. Despite our experience and breadth of work in the healthcare sector, Virtus Consult attended as a sponsor rather than a shortlisted contestant, sharing […]

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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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