Take a look at some of the news and events from in and around the properties and estates we manage.
We are proud to manage two of the estates that have been nominated for the most innovative development of the past 20 years at the Property Awards 2015 – Liverpool ONE and King’s Cross. This is a special award for 2015 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Property Awards. You can vote to whittle the 20 down to five here until 16 March.
Broadgate Estates are the headline sponsor for the charity ride CYCLE TO MIPIM 2015 starting on 5 March! The ride raises money for four charities, with the main beneficiary being Coram – the UK’s oldest children’s charity. Please visit our fundraising page to make a donation and help children have a better chance and a brighter, happier future.
King's Cross is home to Winter Sun, inspired by our need for light in the darkness of winter.
Winter Sun is a temporary circular structure of ever-changing light, 5 metres high by 18 metres wide, that stands among the trees of Granary Square until 31 January. http://bit.ly/1s80sxp
The annual More London Christmas market has extended this year to two weeks, on until the 21 December, comprising 36 stall-holders, in German-style chalets selling a range of gifts and food. http://bit.ly/1w5pFXG
The management team at Regent’s Place are hosting their very own Winter Wonderland on 11 December, with a Christmas food and gift market, reindeer, Santa brass band and a giant snow globe. http://bit.ly/1w4Pj01
London’s longest running outdoor ice rink at Broadgate is held again in Exchange Square from 17 November to 26 February 2015. http://www.broadgate.co.uk/ice
The management team at Paddington Central are having a Reindeer Parade on 17 December, offering sleigh rides around the estate. http://www.paddingtoncentral.com/#whatson
Peter Bicknell, Senior Engineering Manager joins the panel of experts for the Lighting Talk Live discussion on 19th November at the LuxLive show, to debate on: Can lighting controls and so-called ‘human-centric’ lighting improve both the well-being and the performance of employees?
See more at: http://www.luxlive.co.uk/day-one-programme-2014/#sthash.EsDTPiXH.dpuf
Our London Office Portfolio is shortlisted for the Facilities Management Operations Award at the CIBSE - Building Performance Awards 2015. Regent's Place has also been shortlisted jointly with Cavendish Engineers, for the Collaborative Working Partnership Award for the Chiller and Boiler Replacement Project, 1,4 & 7 Triton Square, London.
Every summer the award-winning business estate More London organises a free outdoor festival which takes place at its sunken riverside amphitheatre, The Scoop. Now in its twelfth year, the More London Free Festival runs from 4 June – 26 September 2014 and features a jam-packed programme of free music, dance, award-winning theatre and films. September is free film month, see the full listings via this link.
Regent's Place has been selected as a winner of this year's Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice. The award recognises the work carried out in partnership with Cavendish Engineering to replace the boiler system at 1, 4 & 7 Triton Square, in order to make the system more efficient and reduce energy usage. The awards ceremony is being held on Monday 10 November 2014, where we find out if we are awarded Bronze, Silver or Gold.
Broadgate hosted the Street Velodrome Super Final in Exchange Square on Thursday 7 August at 6.30pm, as part of Summer of Sport season. Street Velodrome is a unique cycle sport event held in the UK, creating a completely new competition for both guest celebrity riders, professional riders and amateur riders. The event was open to the public from 11am until 5pm, with cyclists being given the chance to ride the track after reserving a spot on the day. Find our more at: http://www.broadgate.co.uk/VelodromeProRiders
12 colleagues from across the company took part in the LandAid 10k Summer Run in June, collectively raising £1,629.85 for the charity.
Marijke Hinnekint wins Building Manager 2014 at the RealService Best Practice Group (RSBPG) 10th Anniversary Awards Dinner.
Terry King, at York House wins Building Manager of the Year and Phil Draper at Regent's Place Management wins Managing Efficiently Award - Offices at the British Land Awards for Corporate Responsibility Excellence 2014.
We have raised a significant sum of £35,570 during Cycle to MIPIM 2014! It has been described as a vintage year with record breaking fundraising targets. Find out more on our dedicated news pages.
Our Broadgate Estates riders are making their way down to Cannes in the Cycle to MIPIM 2014! Keep up to date with their progress through Jonathan Harley's and James Mayhew's daily blog: http://bit.ly/1hSCz4V
The Broadgate Estate team are gearing up for the start of Cycle to Mipim 2014 on Thursday 6th March! Meet who is riding from our company: http://bit.ly/MbfmPw
The Building Operations Award was achieved at the CIBSE 2014 Building Performance Awards on Tuesday 11th February
by a collaboration including Broadgate Estates for Exchange House, Broadgate. Over four years to March 2013 Broadgate Estates has reduced landlord energy by 31% and all occupiers have made 23% reductions in their own direct energy consumption, saving £1.1 million cumulatively.
Jonathan Lovejoy joins the company as Portfolio Director, strengthening the senior management team http://bit.ly/1a6SDzb
Scott Knight, Head of Information Systems, Broadgate Estates
and Managing Director, Vicinitee discusses how technology can help agents in propertyweek.com
We are supporting the Broadgate Estates Cycle to MIPIM 2014 for another year. Find out more details and keep updated by visiting our dedicated page: http://www.broadgateestates.co.uk/cycle-to-mipim
We sponsored the Public Spaces category at The New London Awards 2013 for the third year consecutive year, won by Van Gogh Walk, SW9. Neill Maclaine, Estates Director presented the award on Thursday 11th July: http://www.flickr.com/photos/newlondon/9266656047/in/set-72157634602100157
John Gentry, Associate Director Engineering
features in the July edition of the CIBSE Journal on award winning energy reduction initiatives:
The successful Cycle to Cannes 2013 has been captured in a short video:
Broadgate Estates retain the management of Ropemaker Place:
Online article focusing on sustainability at Central St Giles in Building4change:
Steve Whyman is interviewed by Building4change on sustainability, new technologies, innovation and the future of property management:
Broadgate Estates win four awards at the British Land Awards for Corporate Responsibility Excellence: