David White, our MD, reacts to yesterday’s Autumn Budget.

“I’m pleased that skills and training featured as part of today’s Autumn Budget; this is one of the biggest challenges facing our industry at the moment and is crucial to address if we’re to weather the potential Brexit storm. Mr Hammond himself acknowledged that productivity was still an issue for the UK, it is not… Read more »

BSD Manchester supports the 5th Annual Social Christmas Lunch

BSD Manchester are proud sponsors of the 5th Annual Social Christmas Lunch which takes place this Friday 24th November at The landmark Principal Hotel! This is a popular Charity fundraising networking event which continues to grow year on year with the support of Manchester finest property professionals! This year we have over 180 attending! Each… Read more »

The West Midlands: under the microscope

Joel Sawyer, who has recently been promoted to director in our Birmingham office, takes a look at the West Midlands’ market over the last 12 months. I have been at BSD for more than a decade and have seen a lot of change during this time – particularly in recent years, with recessions and market… Read more »

How to round off a great week at BSD

This afternoon we have heard that we have received our Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation.  This accreditation is becoming a standard requirement to work on many public sector projects and ensures the safety and security of our systems and data. Our thanks to our IT Consultants, New Vision Computing for helping us to achieve this valuable… Read more »

BSD hooks first team player

BSD are thrilled to be sponsoring Greg Bateman, one of the Leicester Tigers’ first team players, for the 2017/18 season.   Greg is a regular first team hooker but also able to play at prop. For those of us not in the know, a hooker is one of the team forwards.  During scrums the hooker plays… Read more »

Leading the way with BIM

Efficiency is key in every industry. We’re always trying to find solutions to become more efficient or cost effective – that’s why we became the first SME in the UK to be Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 certified. In May 2011, the government published its Construction Strategy, which aimed to reduce the cost of… Read more »

Internal promotion supports Cambridge Growth plans

The Cambridge arm of mechanical and engineering design consultancy Building Services Design (BSD) has promoted Mark Dyer to regional director. The appointment comes as the business celebrates its 25th birthday and re-establishes its presence in the city after a period of steady growth.   With Mark leading the team, focusing on the quality of delivery… Read more »

BSD Welcomes Support from Alex Kowalczuk

BSD are delighted to announce that Alex will be joining the business in support of our business development activities supporting our Leicester, Derby and Birmingham patch. We wish Alex the best in her new role with us!  

Well done Birmingham Revit team

We are delighted to announce that our Birmingham office has now gained the BRE BIM level 2 accreditation in it’s own right. Two years ago, BSD as a company were the first SME and only the third company to gain this accreditation. The certification shows our commitment to working with BIM and demonstrates to clients… Read more »

London welcomes a new face

We are pleased to announce that Russell Omadoye has joined the London team as an Intermediate Electrical Engineer. We wish Russell well with BSD and hope he enjoys being part of our busy London team.

BSD Cambridge team for Chariots of Fire 2017

Cambridge – Chariots of Fire

On 17 September, team BSD Cambridge put its best foot forward on the city’s streets for its annual Chariots of Fire relay race in aid of Alzheimer’s UK. Sporting Barcelona football shirts, in celebration of team member Ignasi’s former stint in the Barca squad, the six-strong team completed the race around the Cambridge colleges in… Read more »

New Starter – Kettering

We are pleased to announce that Sylwia Chlopecka has joined the team in Kettering as a Junior Electrical Engineer. Sylwia will work alongside our Senior Engineers and learn the ways of Electrical Engineering. We wish Sylwia well with BSD and hope she enjoys being part of our dynamic team

Northern Powerhouse!

We are pleased to announce that Sean Langton has accepted a new position with BSD as the Director of our Manchester office. David White Managing Director said “This is in recognition of the fantastic effort by Sean and his team to establish BSD as a leading M&E consultancy in Manchester”. Sean adds “It has been… Read more »

Three is the magic number when it comes to BSD promotions

We’re delighted to announce that three longstanding members of staff have been promoted in our Birmingham and Cambridge offices – congratulations to Joel Sawyer, Jo Jones and Mark Dyer. Birmingham’s senior team will be strengthened by Joel, who has been promoted to director, and Jo to join him in Birmingham as an associate director with… Read more »

Luke’s Journey

The property and construction business is a major sector for the UK economy.  We are all fully aware of what a problem the skills gap is for businesses looking to grow or strengthen their teams. In 2008 the recession saw the construction industry cut over 140,000 jobs. Then, in 2012, another dip which the sector… Read more »

How are BSD Manchester helping heroes who have served us all?

We are honored to be part of the Broughton House project design team this year.  The Veterans Care Village is the North West’s only home delivering dedicated veteran care. Broughton House in Salford admitted its first patient on the 7th May 1917; it was bought in 1916 as part of an appeal by the East… Read more »

Striving to the top

BSD would like to congratulate Jo Jones in our Birmingham Office who has recently been promoted to Associate Director – Business Development and Marketing in recognition of her hard work, determination, loyalty and contributions she has made to the business. Jo joined the business in February 2008 as a CAD technician and Office Admin for… Read more »

25 Years of BSD!

As the property and construction industry continues to dodge and dive recessions, market slumps and political instability, one company Building Services Design (BSD) has managed to negotiate these challenges, flying the flag for the East Midlands and surviving everything the industry has thrown at it. Despite mechanical and electrical engineering (M&E) not being the most… Read more »

#BSD25

Today at BSD, we formally launched our 25th anniversary celebrations with our staff.  A small committee  – which was made up of a colleague from each office – arrived in their respective work places early this morning to blow up helium balloons featuring the BSD 25th logo before tying them to each desk chair and… Read more »

News from BSD Manchester

It’s been a bumper year so far for BSD Manchester.  Here is a taster of a few of the schemes we are delighted to have been appointed on…   Nottingdale Village – Phase 3 We are partnering with Building Services Contractor LJJ on the design of a substantial development in a vibrant and ever changing… Read more »