Project Name: Guildhall Road public realm improvement

Client: Northampton Borough Council
Project Budget: £1.1m
Project Duration: August 2014 – November 2014
Key KBS Ltd deliverables: Design Development/Contract Negotiation/Public Relations/Contract Management/Procurement

Project Narrative:

Guildhall Road is the predominant road within Northampton Cultural Quarter. The road boasts the museum, art gallery and theatre as its principle residents. The street also benefits from a number of individual clothing outlets.

The improvement works to Guildhall Road were planned as part of the works to promote the Cultural Quarter. The road is a single way double carriage width with minimal footpath space.

Kinver Business Solutions Ltd were appointed by Northampton Borough Council to act as Client Project Manager and oversee the concept design work and contract negotiation with the Highways Authority as potential constructor.

We ensured that the concept design was developed alongside the key businesses and several outputs originated from discussions with the adjacent businesses.

Concept design was signed off and feasibility works commenced on a revised design with at level footpaths.

Widened footpaths, specifically marked out parking areas and bespoke loading bays were installed and completed.

Works were due to originally be complete in December 2014, however an efficient working relationship with the contractor was forged and the works were completed ahead of schedule and in time for the Christmas trading period.

Project risks were managed effectively and the project was delivered within financial parameters with an approximate 21% saving against the project budget.

High Pavement Makerspace

High Pavement Makerspace Client: Ashfield District Council Project Budget: £2.1m Project Duration: September 2021 - ongoing Key KBS L [...]

Low Street Repurposing

Low Street Repurposing Client: Ashfield District Council Project Budget: £3.6m Project Duration: August 2021 - ongoing Key KBS Ltd de [...]

Moor Market

Moor Market Client: Ashfield District Council Project Budget: £450k Project Duration: September 2020 – August 2021 Key KBS Ltd delive [...]

Asset Management Review

Project Name:Asset Management Review Client: Rethink Mental Illness Project Budget: £39,000 Project Duration: Feb 2020 - ongoing Key [...]

Leased Property Scheme

Project Name: Leased Property Scheme Client: Peterborough City Council Project Budget: nominal Project Duration: February 2019 – May [...]

50 Homes Purchase Scheme

Project Name: 50 Homes Purchase Scheme Client: Peterborough City Council Project Budget: £10.0m Project Duration: September 2018 – F [...]

Wicksteed Park Case Study

Project Name: Wicksteed Park, @Play Project, yesterday, today & tomorrow Client: Wicksteed Charitable Trust Project Budget: £2.2 [...]

CONTACT KINVER TODAY!

CONTACT US