Brock Carmichael

News and Insights

Michael Cosser

Insight: Improving reputations for property development

Property development is a complex, risky business where timing is key and reputation is all. Within the property sector the relationship between risk and reward is better understood. However, people outside the sector don’t appreciate or see the risks as clearly and they tend to...
Chris Bolland

Insight: Urban Regeneration & Masterplanning Success

Masterplanners accelerate the design process for environments where sustainable communities and businesses can flourish by drawing on planning insight, market intelligence, architectural expertise and delivery specialisms. Great in theory. In practise, some planners get it right...
John Cassell

Insight: Reforming the Land Market, Delivering More Homes

The availability of land (brownfield or green space) vs demand for development vs Planning Law is a very English predicament, bound by laws with historical context and tradition. In an attempt to break this cycle the second draft of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF)...

News: Great George Street consultation and exhibition

Great George Street Developments held a public consultation and exhibition on June 5th. Managing Partner, Chris Bolland went along to support the team and speak to local residents, businesses and VIPs there. Left to Right: Chris Bolland – Brock Carmichael, Ian Ford –...
Michael Cosser

Insight: The Social Process of Construction

Clients, consultants and constructors come together at a specific time and place to build something of sustainable, enhanced value. Technology, BIM, modern methods of construction and offsite manufacturing can certainly facilitate the process and advance and speed technical...

News: Views to Dine for. Ruthin School’s New Dining Hall Takes Shape

Brock Carmichael is proud to announce that its plans for a world-class dining hall are becoming a reality. Brock Carmichael won the bid through an open competition set by the school. As well as the most recent design of the new Dining Hall, Brock Carmichael has been contracted to...
John Cassell

Insight: Developers and Investors Need Returns

All three partners from Brock Carmichael travelled to Cannes this year for MIPIM. This made business sense to gain maximum coverage of Liverpool and Manchester City Regions, Cheshire and Warrington. This year we also held a series of invitation lunches aimed specifically for...

News: Build to Rent for Watkin Jones at Sutton, South London

Brock Carmichael has been appointed architect by Watkin Jones Homes Built to Rent Division, part of Watkin Jones Group for Build to Rent accommodation on a new development near Sutton Station, on Sutton Court Road, South London. The scheme is a mix of studio, one, two and three...

News: 700 homes for Stafford in Staffordshire

Work has begun on a site in Stafford for 700 homes close to the M6 and A34, north of Marston Grange. Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is working with Brock Carmichael on this 40 Hectare site to include a primary school, local centre, elderly living and a range of housing types to meet...