Regenerating Britain's oldest market in 10 weeks, collaborating with a wide range of supply chain partners, engaging with the local residents, businesses and traders and bringing a delicate touch to a much loved historical site.
Kier worked as part of Team Van Ord (TVO) on The Steart Coastal Management Project which was the UK’s largest coastal management scheme, helping to protect homes and business from flooding due to climate change and rising sea levels.
Partnering Surrey County Council with an innovative scheme that brings vulnerable people in social care into the workplace, supporting these candidates to be able to carry out basic highway works in the community and helping tackle the national social care time bomb.
Developing a new, six-storey office building in central Leeds, ensuring the design blended in with the surrounding historic buildings, using lean planning to ensure the smooth running of the project, applying innovative thinking to the build, and achieving an Excellent BREEAM sustainability rating.
Updating Durham University student accommodation, refurbishing and converting one block and demolishing and rebuilding a second, catering for a mixture of mixture of undergraduates, post-graduates, returning students, and includes a mix of en-suite bedrooms, studios and accessible bedrooms.
Transforming a tired council facility into a modern new leisure centre in the north of Sheffield, adhering to Sport England guidelines and taking on board local concerns, introducing a bold exterior design and keeping to tight deadlines.
Creating a ‘Knowledge Quarter’ for Liverpool, a collaboration between the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University, delivering a highly adaptable research environment and incubator space for start-ups and SMEs who are developing digital sensor technologies and applications.
The refurbishment of a Fixed Wing office building and provision of new simulators, training, and operations facilities. The Rotary Wing project required the design and construction of a new two-storey office block and refurbishment of an existing aircraft hangar.
Converting a 1920s office building in Cardiff into a 122 bedroom Hotel Indigo, the boutique hotel brand of InterContinental Hotels Group, for Maven Capital Partners with Sanguine Hospitality. Crafting spaces throughout the hotel to reflect the history and vibrancy of the city and a rooftop Marco Pierre White restaurant.
Creating a purpose-built facility for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Perinatal Services. Providing support for adolescents, pregnant women, and women with a babies up to one year old who are experiencing mental health difficulties.
Constructing a new retail unit that included remodelling existing car parks, a major re-alignment of the existing spine road - including removal of roundabouts - significant public utility services diversions and installation of toucan crossings.
Working with Network Rail to keep the line between Ipswich and Lowestoft up and running. Replacing the line's Radio Electronic Token Block (RETB) system after the frequencies were allocated to the MOD, coming up with a workable solution with the client and ensuring this vital rural connection remained in service.
Constructing two railway tunnels that run for 6.4km between the Royal Oak portal and the new Farringdon Crossrail station in Central London. Huge scale building of station tunnel caverns at Bond Street, Tottenham Court Road and Farringdon for the new Elizabeth line.
Designing and constructing of a new joint campus school for The Highland Council to incorporate two neighbouring primary schools, Caol Primary School and St Columba's RC Primary School, together with a community facility.
Restoring, renovating and extending this prestigious Grade A listed performing arts building, utilising building conservation techniques whilst internally upgrading the interiors and finishes to a high quality and installing new, modern building services and a/v equipment throughout.
Across the UK
Through our regional network of 88 UK offices, Kier delivers a truly local approach to delivering projects. Whether it is understanding the customer needs, sourcing a local supply chain or delivering social value.
Spanning all key sectors
We work in many different sectors and carry out projects that can range from house maintenance to creating whole new communities. But big or small, we always bring the same commitment and enthusiasm to every job.
Whether it's defence, education, health, housing, property, transport or utilities we aim to be solutions providers, creating spaces and places that generate opportunity and prosperity for our clients, partners and communities.
We are always looking at the evolving needs of the different sectors and the ways in which we can combine the best of wisdom and experience, with the latest in innovation.
With heritage, for example, we are now working on a 150 year old Music Hall in Aberdeen, where we are able to bring traditional skills together with the latest technology. Bioscience is also a growing area with specific requirements, such as the recent Project Capella, a biomedical research laboratory for the University of Cambridge.
Kier Property is also increasingly working on mixed-use developments as a way of enabling our clients to extract the greatest possible value from their property portfolio.
The NHS is facing challenges like never before. It’s dealing with an ageing and growing population, constantly squeezed budgets and pressure to improve services including mental health, social care, emergency care, cancer diagnosis and prevention.
Most UK journeys are made by road, that’s why it’s vital that we keep over 30,000 miles of strategic road network and over 200,000 miles of local roads flowing for the 311 billion vehicle miles travelled in the UK each year.
With coasts and waterways facing the uncertainty of changing weather patterns and port operators uncertain about the future post-Brexit it’s a challenging climate ahead for this sector.
With passenger numbers increasing along with demand for more lines, trains and better services, there’s constant pressure for those involved in the industry to innovate and offer higher levels of customer care.