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Shortlisted for LABC regional awards 2020

MacConvilles Surveying shortlisted for South East LABC Building Excellence Awards. MacConvilles are delighted to have been shortlisted today for two LABC regional awards. We are proud of our involvement in both Sussex based projects; Wealden Crematorium and Lady Bee Marina. The LABC Building Excellence awards recognise the very best in technical innovation and construction quality across England […]

St Elisabeth Church Eastbourne

MacConvilles Assists in the Historic Demolition of St Elisabeth’s Church

St Elisabeth’s Church has been a landmark fixture on Victoria Drive in Eastbourne since 1938. The old building has, unfortunately, been vacant for over 17 years, closing to the public in 2003 as the congregation continued to practise their religion in the neighbouring hall. While it is clear that the fixture needs to be removed, […]

Back to Work: Social Distancing on Site.

  Yesterday, people in England who “can’t work from home” were “actively encouraged to go to work.” Ben Coombs, Head of Quantity Surveying at MacConvilles explains what measures have or can be put in place to help safeguard our health on site now that we are going back to work? In the first couple of […]

What Are the Positives to Come From the Covid-19 Situation in the Construction Industry?

It is the most pressing issue in our world today and Covid-19 has certainly had an effect on every single industry. Non-essential construction work may have come to an abrupt halt, but there is a silver lining for every cloud. We discuss the positive influence of the global pandemic with Ben Coombes, Director of Quantity […]

Getting the Right Fit- Designing and Planning your next Project.

Getting The Right Fit Did you know that we spend up to 90% of our lives inside buildings? Whether we are at home, school or in the office, we want to ensure the right fit for each purpose. This is a key point that comes as part of the planning for any new refurbishment or […]

Working through the Pandemic

While the Government has put a stop to all non-essential works, thanks to a certain global pandemic, we are now required to work slightly differently. But we are still working. It has been a steep learning curve. We have all needed to turn our hand to tasks that are unfamiliar and out of our comfort […]

The Joy of Quantity Surveying

From the very first plans, all the way through to completion, Quantity Surveyors play a part in every aspect of building work. So, what is it about their job that keeps them motivated and eager to get back on the building site? For Ben Coombs, Director of Quantity Surveying at MacConvilles, it’s a little bit of […]

The Joy of Building Surveying.

Director Toby Rollestone has over 25 years’ experience in the building and surveying industry, making him a trusted source of help and advice when it comes to property repairs and maintenance. He now manages a team of expert dedicated surveyors and has many unique ideas when it comes to managing complex issues. Here he discusses […]

Here’s to another great year with MacConvilles.

Season’s Greetings  As another year draws to a close, we would like to take a moment to appreciate the hard work and dedication of our staff, management team and amazing clients, who always present us with the most interesting challenges, trusting our experience and ability to solve their problems. Here is just a snippet of […]

Season’s Greetings from MacConvilles.

This Christmas MacConvilles Surveying has chosen not to send traditional cards to our friends but instead support the charity CRASH. CRASH is a unique, practical charity that assists homelessness and hospice charities with construction related projects, creating places that care for people.  

Chartered Building Surveying Project- Planned Maintenance of Regency Terrace

The Role of the Building Surveyor.

Making a House Call : All in a days work for a Building Surveyor. With the recently completed planned maintenance of a Regency terrace, Kevin Bashford is taking the opportunity to reflect on his job as a Chartered Surveyor. Kevin sees himself as a doctor for buildings, analysing, diagnosing and working to treat the ailments. […]

MacConvilles Director Toby Rollestone & Jo Crease of TogetherCo

MacConvilles Surveying extend #GivingBack pledge.

Now in it’s second year MacConvilles Surveying continues it #GivingBack pledge, helping TogetherCo a Brighton based charity.

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