Howard Russell on track to triple turnover thanks to BIM

Credit: Howard Russell
Credit: Howard Russell

Cramlington construction company Howard Russell are set to triple their turnover thanks to their latest development, the firm’s inaugural Building Information Modelling project.

BDaily are reporting that HR have been appointed as the main contractor to complete a £2.5 million refurbishment of Mash Purveyors recently purchased 53,000 square foot warehouse based at London’s Park Royal Business Estate, which will mark the first time Howard Russell have undertook a BIM compliant project.

Commencing on Monday, the project the conclude in March 2015 and is the result of an extensive investment from Howard Russell for Building Information Modelling documentation development, software installation and staff training.

“This instruction is a fantastic way to conclude what will be Howard Russell’s most successful year since the business was established in 1997,” said Craig Muldoon, Howard Russell’s Pre-Construction Manager.

“Tripling our turnover is a significant milestone and one that has exceeded our expectations.

“We are looking forward to working with Mash Purveyors on what will be our first London-based instruction and a highly specialist fit-out including various refrigeration rooms for storage of their fresh produce.”

Howard Russell’s Contracts Manager, Barry Wilkinson also commented, stating that the company have adopted BIM due to the UK Government’s mandate. He added: “By 2016 all large public sector buildings must be completed using the BIM approach. At Howard Russell we have taken proactive steps to become BIM ready.

“Our team has been collaborating regularly in our newly developed BIM Hub in our head office and have trialled various 3D tools.

“We are now looking forward to seeing what benefits this can bring to our new project in the capital.”

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