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Who are the winners of the Governments £6.6 billion HS2 contracts?

Following on from the announcement of the enabling works contracts in November 2016, the Government has awarded £6.6 billion in civil contracts to phase one construction of the new high-speed HS2 railway link between London and Birmingham. The HS2 phase one contracts have been granted in three packages consisting of the south, central and north [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|HRS News|Comments Off on Who are the winners of the Governments £6.6 billion HS2 contracts?

Chris Whitehead appointed as Managing Director of Stroma Tech and HRS Services

Chris Whitehead has today been confirmed as the new Managing Director of Stroma Tech and HRS Services. This follows the announcement of the acquisition of HRS Services by the Stroma Group. Chris will lead both companies as well as overseeing a longer term integration programme to create a stronger single brand and company. We are [...]

By | July 5th, 2017|HRS News|Comments Off on Chris Whitehead appointed as Managing Director of Stroma Tech and HRS Services

The London Plan

The Greater London Authority Act 1999 required the production of a plan dealing with matters of strategic importance to London, including health, equality and sustainable development. The resultant document was first published in February 2004. On 1st October 2016 the London Plan steps up a gear when the ‘zero carbon’ standard comes into force for [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|HRS News|Comments Off on The London Plan

Post Occupancy Evaluation Service

The costs associated with operating and running a building, including energy, maintenance and repair, operating and decommissioning are, in total, typically ten times its capital cost. And the cost of the core services that the building is designed to support – education, healthcare, accommodation and so on – are an order of magnitude greater [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|HRS News|Comments Off on Post Occupancy Evaluation Service

Mental Health DIY SOS

HRS Services was very pleased to be involved with the Mental Health DIY SOS on 8th July at Derbyshire County Cricket Ground. HRS were among 150 tradespeople that all gave up their time and skills to put their hearts and souls into converting two very run down former changing rooms into two lovely and light [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|HRS News|Comments Off on Mental Health DIY SOS

HRS Charity Bike Ride in the Yorkshire Dales

At the weekend (2/3 July) 14 HRS Cyclists rode 114 miles in the Yorkshire Dales for Charity - support us here » En route we tackled some of the great climbs that the Dales have to offer – Park Rash, Buttertubs Pass, Fleet Moss (the highest road in Yorkshire) and Tan Hill (which boasts the [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|HRS News|Comments Off on HRS Charity Bike Ride in the Yorkshire Dales

HRS advises on the UK’s largest Passivhaus

University of Leicester’s Centre for Medicine HRS is delighted to see the UK’s largest Passivhaus building achieve completion. Built by Wilmott Dixon for the University of Leicester, it is featured in the April 2016 edition of CIBSE Journal » HRS was involved from inception as air tightness consultant and tester on this highly sophisticated building. [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|HRS News|Comments Off on HRS advises on the UK’s largest Passivhaus

Flood Risk & Drainage Assessment service

In response to client requests, HRS Services are now offering a Flood Risk & Drainage Assessment service. Storm Desmond in December 2015 caused severe flooding and travel disruption across northern England and parts of Scotland. Cumbria and York were particularly badly hit, 55,000 homes being without power at one stage. In 2014 it was the [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|HRS News|Comments Off on Flood Risk & Drainage Assessment service

Charity Football Shirt Day

Our latest fundraising venture was a charity football shirt day to coincide with the start of Euro 2016 – no prizes for guessing who HRS key accounts team are supporting. It wasn’t all a sea of red and white: HRS head of acoustics, dusted down his Italy shirt for the occasion and elsewhere in the [...]

By | June 21st, 2016|HRS News|Comments Off on Charity Football Shirt Day

PAS 2080 and BREEAM support from HRS

The publication of PAS 2080 Carbon Management in Infrastructure on 4th May reflects the importance that the construction industry and its clients are attaching to whole life carbon management. HRS is able to support its clients in implementing PAS 2080 and/or obtaining 6 or more BREEAM credits for life cycle costing and whole life environmental [...]

By | June 21st, 2016|HRS News|Comments Off on PAS 2080 and BREEAM support from HRS
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