Archive for 2015

2016-17 Condition Improvement Fund for South West Schools

Posted by Mark on October 23rd 2015

The Education Funding Agency [EFA] have published their detailed information to applicants. To be successful it’s imperative that academies align their bid with the EFA’s stated priorities. Choosing the right bid is just as important as the evidence which is presented to support the project. CBC Education can advise you on which bid is likely to be successful


Condition Imporovement Fund Timescales Announced

Posted by Mark on September 24th 2015

The Education Funding Agency [EFA] have announced the timescales for the 2016-17 Condition Improvement Fund. CBC Education will again be assisting their clients with the preparation of successful applications. The key dates are:


Somerset Academy Building Works

Posted by Mark on August 28th 2015

One of our projects for an academy trust has just completed in North Somerset. This involved the replacement of an existing timber floor which had been damaged by flood. CBC Education designed, specified and project managed the installation of a new quality timber floor.


School Summer Building Works

Posted by Mark on July 27th 2015

Following our successful bids to the EFA’s Condition Improvement Fund we are now busy implementing the projects. It’s another very busy summer! Corporate Building Consultancy are managing a wide variety of projects which include; large scale reroofing; electrical rewires; hall floor replacement; external shelters; library extension; boiler replacements; changing room refurbishments fire door upgrades and much more!


Dilapidation Advice

Posted by Mark on July 5th 2015

Dilapidation matters in commercial properties can be complex. The skills required to offer sound advice to clients, bridge the legal and property professions. Corporate Building Consultancy are specialists in this often complex field.


MAT Property Surveys

Posted by Mark on March 12th 2015

An increasing number of our clients are either in the process of or are considering becoming, Multi Academy Trusts. For any large organisation having a clear understanding of the condition of their property is critical if they are to effectively manage their assets. Managing property effectively can save significant sums of money which can be redeployed into front line education. CBC Education have launched their new MAT Property Surveys to assist schools who are going through the process of becoming a Multi Academy Trust.


Managing Property and Multi Academy Trusts

Posted by Mark on February 13th 2015

Many Academies are thinking of becoming Multi Academy Trusts [MATs]. One aspect of the process which is often forgotten is the impact of managing a larger site which may be spread over several locations. In the commercial world mergers, or take-overs, normally involve an accurate assessment of a property portfolio. CBC Education believe that this discipline is also relevant for Academies……


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