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Ollie Jones

Ollie who is based in the Godalming office recently completed his degree in Construction Management having studied part-time at Southbank University while working at Lysander. Here, he tells us a bit more about his decision to pursue this route and some of the advantages and disadvantages to balancing studying with work. Tell us how you came to work at Lysander? I studied Business and IT in 6th Form but had already decided that while I wanted to continue my studies, I didn’t want to go to University. I was keen to explore a career in construction and my Dad, who is a Building Surveyor, arranged for me to spend 4 weeks working with a local construction company. My work experience included ...

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Works are progressing well on the site of the former Littlebrook Power Station in Dartford. The tenant and developer gave consent for Lysander to act for both parties with Ryan Port working as PM for the developer and Joe Edwards as PM for the tenant. The excellent professional working relationship between Ryan and Joe ensures that they can successfully lead and negotiate the way through key contractual matters to deliver the best outcome for the project. The 4 storey, 2.3M sq. ft. warehouse is set for a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating and is due to be completed in July ...

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IM Athy Phase 2

We recently completed a project for Iron Mountain which comprised 475,000 cu. ft. of man-up racking in Athy, County Kildare. While we pride ourselves on our commitment and dedication to projects this was certainly tested here as County Kildare was placed in lockdown for part of the project which made access to the site more complicated. Lysander has nearly 20 years' experience in providing strategic Project Management and Cost Consultancy advice in the Records Management sector and has worked on a number of projects across Europe, Africa, and South East ...

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Rolls Royce Motor Cars

Lysander were delighted to be appointed by Rolls-Royce Motor Cars to project manage the extension of the assembly hall at Plant Goodwood, West Sussex. The infilling of the former Bamboo Garden area has allowed the assembly hall to be extended and the assembly line reconfigured to accommodate new vehicle models. Supporting areas were also created including logistics and technical support areas as well as a new open plan office, meeting rooms and welfare facilities. Works are now complete and the extended assembly hall ensures Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited is well prepared for 2025 when production capacity will increase with further models using new ...

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Nils Wiesenmüller

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new offices in Berlin and Munich, Germany. The move strengthens our partnerships with existing clients and supports the growing demand for experienced professionals, particularly in the Industrial & Logistics sector, across Germany and neighbouring regions. Established in 2001, Lysander has delivered bespoke and complex logistics facilities, industrial, manufacturing and commercial office developments for globally recognised clients across EMEA from their UK offices in Godalming, London and Newcastle. “The decision to expand into Europe was a logical step in our business growth strategy,” said James Duckworth, Chairman of Lysander. “Some of our clients are the most sophisticated occupiers and developers in the world and are taking an increased interest in central and western European ...

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Magnitude, Magna Park

We are now on the home straight with just 4 weeks to go until completion of Magnitude, Magna Park, Milton Keynes for GLP. This 312,000 sq. ft. speculative site benefits from a best-in-class specification with 50m service yard, 19m clear internal height, 33 dock levellers and 4 level access doors. Any delays due to Covid-19 have been minimised thanks to the efforts of the project team which includes Lysander, Readie Construction Ltd, KAM Project Consultants Ltd, CDM Contract Services, Chetwoods, Hydrock,KTA - Kelly Taylor and Associates and EPD ...

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Lysander Germany

While technology has proved invaluable during the last 18+ weeks of lockdown, it is no substitute for personal interaction. The Lysander Senior Management Team of James Duckworth, Tim Roles & Richard May received a very warm welcome when they made the trip to Germany this week to meet with members of the Lysander Germany team. Watch this space for more exciting news on how we continue to build our presence in ...

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Harley Road, Swiss Cottage

Lysander are very excited to have now started the refurbishment of this 7,500 sq. ft. prime residential property in Swiss Cottage, London. The property will undergo a full make over to provide luxury living combined with simplicity and elegance. Lysander, acting as project managers, are pleased to be working with VERVE CONCEPTS LIMITED, Taylor Howes Designs, E+M Tecnica, Savile Brown Associates and MICHAEL CHESTER AND PARTNERS LLP. The project is due for completion in Spring ...

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Littlebrook Power Station

Planning permission was granted recently on the site of the former Littlebrook Power Station in Dartford. Acting as Project Manager for our client Bericote Properties Ltd, Lysander will manage interfaces between occupier/developer/fund on the 4 storey, 2.3M sq. ft. warehouse. The project is set for a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating with a 3.5MW roof solar panel system and other emission reducing initiatives which include energy saving lighting and 40 electric car-charging vehicle points. Works started on site last week with PC due July ...

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Carlton House Terrace

Lysander's high-end residential team has been working hard during COVID-19 to ensure that work continues as planned on an exciting new extension and refurbishment project in a prime central London location. The planning application has now been submitted for the scheme which comprises the redevelopment of a single storey penthouse to a double-storey duplex apartment and the introduction of a second-floor entertainment space and roof terrace. The new floor will be lightweight and modular where possible and sustainability has been a key factor in the design. A great example of teamwork with MorenoMasey, Taylor Howes Designs, E+M Tecnica and Michael Barclay Partnership LLP. Watch this space for news and ...

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