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A foray to the Far East: Mike Purcell on MIPIM Asia and his visit to our Chinese development partner

December 8th 2017
This year’s MIPIM Asia was a welcome opportunity to return to Hong Kong. Before setting up MC Construction’s development arm in 2014, I’d spent several years working on projects in the fast-paced................
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MC Construction Completes Largest Contract in its History

November 13th 2017
MC Construction has completed the largest contract in its history – a £9.5m upgrade of the building which houses the University of Manchester’s School of Arts, Languages and Cultures................
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Long-Serving Duo Honoured at Family Day

November 9th 2017
Two employees who between them have clocked up nearly 70 years with MC Construction have been honoured for their outstanding service. Stalwarts Paul Kelly and Jess Glynn...............
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Andy Sey Crowned North's Site Manager of the Year

November 2nd 2017
A site manager at MC Construction has won a top honour. Andy Sey, 49, was crowned site manager of the year for the north at the Building Safety Group’s third annual national health and safety awards...............
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MC Construction Flying High with Manchester Airport Framework Role

October 26th 2017
MC Construction is celebrating after landing a place on Manchester Airport’s building services framework. The appointment is for three years initially and covers airside and landside building works for up to £3m...............
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MC Construction Begins Second Phase of Lancaster Castle Restoration

October 5th 2017
MC Construction has started work on a £3.9m restoration scheme at Lancaster Castle. The firm has been appointed by the Duchy of Lancaster as the main contractor for the project, which involves an extensive programme...............
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MC Construction Completes £4m Upgrade of University Hall of Residence

October 3rd 2017
A £4m refurbishment of a flagship student hall of residence at the University of Manchester has been completed. MC Construction was the main contractor for the upgrade of Houldsworth Hall...............
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Double Triumph in 2017 Chamber Business Awards

September 27th 2017
MC Construction has won two accolades in the north west heats of the 2017 Chamber Business Awards. The company picked up the regional honours in the High Growth Business of the Year...............
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MC Construction in Full Bloom with £500,000 Office Extension

July 26th 2017
A £500,000 extension which doubles the amount of office space at MC Construction’s headquarters has been officially opened. The two-storey scheme caters for increasing staff numbers..............
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MC Construction Recruits Director From Manchester Central to Head New Division

July 10th 2017
MC Construction has appointed a director to head a new facilities services division which will carry out maintenance and refurbishment works for new and existing clients.............
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Managing Director David Lowe on a High After 10K Charity Run

June 21st 2017
David Lowe, the managing director of MC Construction, raised £750 for Broughton House by completing the Great Manchester 10k run – his first competitive race. Accepting a challenge from fellow director Chris Purcell............
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Georgia Tennant Apprenticeship Blog

June 17th 2017
I am Georgia Tennant and I am an 18-year-old apprentice quantity surveyor. I am close to completing a Level 3 BTEC and NVQ Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment. Before I began my A-levels, I decided to look for an apprenticeship in the construction industry............
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It's a Dog's Life at MC Construction

June 16th 2017
Take Your Dog to Work Day falls on Friday, June 23, but it’s a daily event at MC Construction. Charlie the Border Terrier and Sherman the French Bulldog puppy are popular members of the team at the company’s headquarters in Salford...........
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Castle Contest Proves a Big Draw

May 19th 2017
Youngsters showed their artistic skills in a competition to draw Lancaster Castle. MC Construction teamed up with the Duchy of Lancaster to organise the competition as a way of giving back to the community during our involvement in a restoration scheme at the famous landmark..........
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Growth Accelerates for MC Construction

May 15th 2017
Turnover at Manchester & Cheshire Construction is on track to grow more than 20 per cent this financial year to a record £15m. The firm has completed projects worth £8m and currently has an order book of £6m.........
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Michelle Steps Into New Role As Operations Director

April 3rd 2017
Manchester & Cheshire Construction has appointed Michelle Richardson to the newly-created role of operations director. Michelle, 35, has joined the company from Deloitte Real Estate.........
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Chancellors Hotel Reopens After £4M Upgrade

March 24th 2017
A hotel at The University of Manchester has reopened after a £4m facelift. The upgrade of Chancellors Hotel, a conference, wedding and leisure venue, involved refurbishments.........
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MIPIM 2017 - A First Timer's View

March 20th 2017
I headed for the French Riviera with mixed emotions - slightly apprehensive but also excited. After all, it was my first international business trip and my first MIPIM experience.........
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Lancaster Castle Weather Vane Restored by MC Construction

March 13th 2017
The building conservation team at Manchester & Cheshire has played a key role in a project to refurbish and re-install an historic weather vane at Lancaster Castle for the Duchy of Lancaster..........
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MC Construction Boosts Manchester Delegation at MIPIM

January 30th 2017
Two directors from Manchester & Cheshire Construction will be part of Manchester’s biggest-ever contingent at MIPIM next month. Managing director David Lowe and development director Michael Purcell will represent the company.........
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MC Construction Staff Support Foodbanks

January 27th 2017
Foodbanks in the north west are being given a boost thanks to the generosity of Manchester & Cheshire Construction staff. An appeal to support the Trussell Trust’s Salford Central Foodbank.........
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Manchester & Cheshire Renews Sponsorship of Salford Business Awards

January 19th 2017
Manchester & Cheshire Construction is renewing its sponsorship of the excellence accolade at the Salford Business Awards for 2017. The company won the category in 2015 along with the best employer award.........
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Framework Success Continues in Cheshire East

January 18th 2017
Manchester & Cheshire has been re-appointed to a construction services framework for Cheshire East Council. The company was first appointed to the framework in 2011 and the latest phase will run for up to four years.........
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David Lowe Joins Centre for Enterprise Advisory Board at Manchester Met

January 9th 2017
Construction boss David Lowe has been appointed to the advisory board of Manchester Metropolitan University’s Centre for Enterprise. David, the managing director.........
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