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MAY 2019:   SPONSORSHIP

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QuadConsult Limited are very pleased to have been a T-shirt sponsor for the Taylor Wimpey Challenge 2019.  Taylor Wimpey are a long-standing client of QuadConsult Limited, and teams conquered the Brecon Beacons on foot and on bike, between them tramping over 650km and peddling over 250 miles.  Altogether, £205,000 was raised for Youth Adventure Trust.  Well done to all involved!

 

MAY 2019:   CYCLING SUCCESS

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‘West is Best’ – it most certainly is when it comes to countryside views and brutal climbs on a bike! The 2019 edition of the Tour of Pembrokeshire promised to be another tough day in the saddle and it did not disappoint.  QuadConsult Limited sponsored Milk and Bananas Cycling Club were amongst the many enthusiasts to brave the course, finishing in very respectful times. A fantastic event enjoyed by all in the sunshine – the first of many to look forward to this year.

 

APRIL 2019:   NEW STAFF MEMBER

QuadConsult Limited are pleased to announce that Flavio Chiappalone has joined the team as Graduate Engineer.  Flavio completed his MSc in Building Engineering and Construction at the  University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’ in 2014.  Following his graduation he obtained the Italian Civil and Structural Engineering license.

Flavio then decided to move to the UK, and worked for about two years for a Civil and Structural Engineering consultancy in Leicestershire, where he developed CAD skills, gained knowledge of residential development schemes, and worked on commercial and industrial building projects.  After that, he attended an MSc in Project Management and obtained accreditations from Project Management Institutions (PMI and IPMA).  Later he joined a Structural Engineering consultancy in West Sussex as Graduate Structural Engineer, focusing on the design of residential buildings, and acquiring experience using software such as TEDDS and S-FRAME.  In his spare time Flavio enjoys practicing sports, travelling and learning languages.

 

APRIL 2019:    DONATION

QuadConsult Limited are happy to be making a financial donation to a scheme run by The Bridge Church, Chepstow which supports two schools and other projects in Manyatta, a socially deprived area of Kisumu, Kenya.  Over the years the church has given financial and practical assistance, and Associate Steve Waters is intending to be part of the group visiting the schools later this year.  We wish them all well in their endeavours.

 

MARCH 2019:   GO AHEAD FOR HOUSING PROJECT

QuadConsult Limited are very pleased that planning permission has been granted for Barratt Homes Bristol Division to construct circa 180 houses and four apartment blocks in North Chippenham as part of a mixed-use scheme comprising of up to 750 dwellings, employment development, a local centre, primary school and other highway works consented by Wiltshire Council.  QuadConsult Limited were appointed in March 2018 to help assist with the planning application, submitted later in 2018, and to undertake the Civil Engineering aspect of works for Parcel B2, B3, B4 and B5.

 

JANUARY 2019:   MAJOR HOUSE BUILDING PROJECT

QuadConsult Limited has been commissioned to undertake all the drainage and highway design for a major housing development in Chepstow, South Wales.  The forty-five acre brownfield site on the banks of the River Wye is being developed by Barratt Homes, a long-standing client, and construction is due to start in summer.  The commission involves all the drainage and highway design for the 345 house site, and includes deepening the road under the site access tunnel which runs under a mainline railway line.

A press article with more details can be read here

 

JULY 2018:   CONSTRUCTING EXCELLENCE AWARD

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QuadConsult Limited is delighted that the Constructing Excellence Civils Project of the Year 2018 for Wales has been awarded to Jones Bros & Balfour Beatty Joint Venture for the Vattenfall Pen y Cymoedd Wind Energy Project.  QuadConsult Limited has had a long-standing involvement with this 228MW, 76 turbine, wind energy project, which is the largest in Wales and England.  Director Chris Usher has been the CDM Co-ordinator/Principal Designer throughout, and Principal Engineer Meurig Hughes undertook the role of  Resident Engineer during the construction.  Meurig (far left in the photo) represented the company at the dinner for over 500 industry professionals at the Celtic Manor Resort, Newport when the award was announced and presented.  More details of the project can be seen on the Pen y Cymoedd project page.