MacConvilles News

Dockside Development at Shoreham Port

The Lady Bee Enterprise Centre at Shoreham Port is set to open this spring and work on Hove Enterprise Centre (HEC) has already begun. MacConvilles is proud to be assisting on the two sites, lending our expertise to Shoreham Port, providing offering strategic advice on maximising property assets and longer-term plans for development. MacConvilles have […]

RICS Finalist 2019

MacConvilles Surveying are extremely excited to announce that they have been shortlisted as finalists for the South East RICS Awards 2019 in both the commercial and community categories.

MacConvilles Staff photo of Marina Cobra, Tavis Russell and Chris Hayden

Have you met our newest team members?

Our teams continued to evolve and grow last year. In the last few months of 2018 we welcomed Marina Cobra (Architectural Technician), Tavis Russell (Building Surveyor) and Chris Hayden (Quantity Surveyor). To meet the MacConvilles Team in full, follow the link- Meet the Team

A Wonderful Year at MacConvilles

December is naturally a time for reflection; a time to celebrate the year gone by so that we can look forward to what is to come. What a year it has been, here at MacConvilles!   Employees at our Heart The year started well, with a few personnel changes, including the introduction of a new […]

Ending the year with the 2018 SBA Professional Services Award

Our Directors and staff celebrated last week after winning the Sussex Business 2018 Professional Services Sector Award.  At a prestigious black tie event held at The Grand Hotel, Brighton Directors received the award. ‘We are delighted to have won this award, which recognises our outstanding Customer Service. Client satisfaction is paramount and is responsible for […]

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MacConvilles provides Principal Designer services for New Central Brighton Residential Development.

We are delighted to report that work is  progressing well on our residential development project at Montpelier Place in central Brighton and Hove, East Sussex. Filling the role of Principal Designer, MacConvilles Director Ben Coombs was appointed at the initial design stage.  In this specialist role Ben is working alongside the project team, to identify […]

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MacConvilles Surveying announced as a Finalist in the Sussex Business Awards

We are delighted to have been selected as Finalists in recognition of our outstanding Customer Service . Client satisfaction is paramount and is responsible for high levels of repeat business. Our valued and experienced staff put themselves in their client’s shoes, anticipating problems, delivering solutions and adding value to the projects they work on. We strive […]

Reusable Bamboo MacConvilles Coffee Cup

#BYOCC -The MacConvilles reusable, recyclable coffee cup, saving money and the planet.

Join us in earning discounts on you takeaway coffees whilst protecting the planet. MacConvilles are always looking to reduce our environmental impact. From championing sustainable construction and development, to adopting new technologies we are always trying to reduce our carbon footprint. We have invested in cloud based services to move towards a paperless office and we have […]

Great at 80! Achieving the BS 76000 standard.

MacConvilles Surveying is extremely proud to have achieved the BS 76000 standard, just a few weeks before celebrating our 80th birthday. Achieving the BS 76000 was a perfect way to mark this milestone anniversary and we are one of only six businesses in the UK to be given this award, and the only one in […]

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Work has started on New Multi Faith Crematorium in Wealden

MacConvilles Surveying are pleased to be providing Quantity Surveying, Project Management and Contract Administration Services for Wealden’s New Crematorium. Set in 25 acres beautiful countryside Wealden’s New Crematorium and Multi Faith facility has been designed by Clague Architects. The contemporary designed  chapel will sit within landscaped gardens and parkland. Follow the project as it progresses with Wealden District […]

What is the role of a Building Surveyor?

Kevin Bashford sheds some light on this interesting and varied role, answering the question: “Just what does a Building Surveyor do?” Don’t they just do building surveys? No. For many people their only brush with a building surveyor will be when they purchase their home. Even then, they may only opt for the most basic […]

#KitOutTheKitchen: Construction and Cookery.  

Construction and Cookery.   How and why a team of Building Professionals got involved in creating a Community Kitchen for Brighton and Hove – #GivingBack The Brighton and Hove Food Partnership had an idea to open a Community Kitchen and run cookery workshops for all. From beginners to experienced cooks, the workshops will offer subsidised […]

Traditional Procurement or Design & Build? Making the right choice.

Traditional Procurement or Design & Build? Which one is right for you and your project?  It can be daunting choosing the ‘right’ route for your project. Knowing how each method maps out with contracts, professional roles, responsibilities and liabilities will enable you to make an informed choice and keep your project running smoothly. Taking a look […]

Ben Coombs | Director of Quantity Surveying

Ben Coombs becomes Director

MacConvilles Surveying expansion and development continues this year with the appointment of Ben Coombs as Director of Quantity Surveying. We are delighted to announce that Ben Coombs has agreed to take up the position of MacConvilles Director of Quantity Surveying Services with immediate effect. Ben started with company in March 2010 as a senior member […]

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Why Use a Quantity Surveyor?

Why Use a Quantity Surveyor? Because your build isn’t a makeover show. Leaving the drama on the TV. Managing the cost of your project is one of the biggest issues in building or renovating a building. Dreams can all too soon become nightmares if budgets are blown and costs are left to spiral. However the financial […]


Getting the best out of BREEAM: Our BREEAM Top 10 Tips

    What is BREEAM? BREEAM  is the world’s most established method of assessing, rating, and certifying the sustainability of buildings. It’s primary goal is to reduce the negative environmental effects of construction and development by encouraging the adoption of sustainable solutions. Now that BREEAM is a requirement for public sector projects and is fast becoming a […]

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Newly Refurbished Shawcross IT Suite Now Open to Students.

University of Sussex’s newly refurbished IT Suite unveiled. Staff and students have moved back into the newly revamped Shawcross building. Giving improved access and facilities the building now provides a range of work and study settings to suit all. Benefiting from the MacConvilles Collaborative Approach. Taking advantage of our multi disciplinary services the University enjoyed smooth […]