Brock Carmichael

News and Insights

Michael Cosser

Insight: Defusing the Skills Shortage Ticking Time Bomb

Construction is one of the largest sectors in the UK economy employing 3.1 million people (9 per cent of the total UK workforce). However the industry faces a serious skills shortage. The current average age of a construction worker is 49 whilst the number of young people...
John Cassell

Insight: Working together for Housing the Elderly and Later Life Homes

After ten years of austerity, latest forecasts depict an ever-looming crisis. The number of older people getting care from Councils has fallen by over a quarter between 2008-09 and 2013-14 and less than half of the over fifty fives who approached their council for support...

News: Promotions and Qualifications

International award winning architects Brock Carmichael appoints new associates and congratulates newly qualified architects Tom Glover qualifies Tom qualified in April for Part 3 and is now a fully fledged architect currently working on the new Great George Street, Liverpool...

News: Fleetwood Quays plans revealed

International award winning architects Brock Carmichael is working with Wyre Dock Development Ltd. on a vision to redevelop and regenerate Wyre Dock in Fleetwood, Lancashire. Wyre Dock Development Ltd. was established in 2016 to provide a formal entity through which proposals for...
John Cassell

Insight: North West Housing: The Next Hotspot?

With rent rise caps and pressure to ‘sweat’ their existing assets the nation’s RSL /Housing Associations are supported in their quest to build more homes with the usual government funds. Those with courage and a good track record are accessing many ‘pots’ of more accessible...

News: New project wins

International award winning architects Brock Carmichael has gained new projects in London and Liverpool and completed a major project in Hong Kong. Watkin Jones Group has appointed Brock Carmichael as Executive Architect on their proposed build-to-rent scheme at Sutton, South...
Michael Cosser

Insight: Capital of Culture: The Legacy

The prospects for the Liverpool City Region look bright and the spirit of collaboration and enterprise is already evident. Investment in knowledge, innovation and skills will be vital in driving forward the ambitions for the City Region. The emergence of the Knowledge Quarter...

News: Extra Care Apartments Approved

International award winning architects Brock Carmichael has had plans approved on behalf of North West housing group, Torus to further the provision and quality of extra care housing in the North West with an innovative scheme. The St Helens site is part of a wider Masterplan...
Chris Bolland

Insight: Crossrail for the North

Continuous improvement to transport infrastructure is critical to ANY economy. Whilst Crossrail one and two forge ahead in the South East the North West is suffering. IPPR’s analysis of the last ten years of public spending on transport showed that London received on average £680...