Thinking

Thinking

Why is it so hard to stop a destination project going wrong?

Why is it so hard to stop a destination project going wrong?

Dan Anderson surveyed recent audits of The Mound in Marble Arch and Croydon’s Fairfield Halls. It is common to ask why these cultural projects are so prone to going over budget. In this blog he asks a different question: why is it so hard to hit the brakes on a project that is going south?

Levelling Up White Paper & Lessons Learnt

Levelling Up White Paper & Lessons Learnt

Now that the much-awaited Levelling Up White Paper has been released, Local Authorities will be eagerly preparing for the next round of Levelling Up Fund applications. Having successfully secured £60m of funding for our clients in Round 1, Serena Xtoumouzienne discusses lessons learnt and how we can support with Round Two bids in Spring 2022.

Launching Fourth Street's new project delivery service

Launching Fourth Street's new project delivery service

The restoration of Swindon’s iconic Health Hydro – the Victorian baths and dispensary that became a blueprint for the NHS – has taken a big step forward, with the appointment of Fourth Street to lead the design team and develop its restoration plans.

Animating King's Cross

Animating King's Cross

What is it that makes King's Cross tick? How has it created the perception that 'there is always something going on' there? Dan Anderson analyses the online events calendar for King's Cross and draws some conclusions.