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Ground & Water Implement New Strategic Approach

The Hampshire-based Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental engineering consultants, Ground & Water has announced that they will be using a new strategic approach in order to meet growing business and customer needs. The rapid growth, evolving market and client feedback has led to the new strategic approach to be taken by Ground

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BDC 319 : Aug 2024

Geotechnical

Delta-Simons first to win Client Advisor of the Year at industry awards

Environmental consultancy Delta-Simons is the first company to take home the trophy for Client Advisor of the Year; a new category at the coveted Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards. The annual black-tie event, which welcomed more than 350 guests at the Doubletree by Hilton in Lincoln on Tuesday (5 February), celebrated Lincolnshire’s leading projects and players in the construction and property industry. Headquartered in Lincoln, Delta-Simons operates from nine locations across the UK and employs more than 100 environmental professionals who specialise in health & safety and environmental and sustainability services, working on a range of premier commercial and residential schemes. At the awards Delta-Simons were up against two other impressive finalists – planning consultant Globe Consultants Limited and landscape architect Influence –  for the Client Advisor of the Year accolade, which celebrates companies that provide leading support, advice and professional services within the industry in Lincolnshire. One of the firm’s recent, notable projects includes The Parklands; a new residential community in the village of Sudbrooke led by Lincoln-based Jackson & Jackson Developments. Delta-Simons provided ecological planning and design services, including arboricultural surveys, great crested newt surveys and translocations to a newly constructed pond feature. Delta-Simons also undertook geotechnical and contaminated land investigations on the award-winning regeneration project for the Lincolnshire Co-Op via chartered surveyors Banks Long and Co. At the Lincolnshire Construction & Property Awards, which are organised by the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, the judges praised Delta-Simons for its range of innovative solutions in response to difficult situations and projects. The comments included: “The judges were particularly impressed by Delta-Simons’ approach to social and economic impact on the local community. As an environmental and sustainability consultant, sustainability underpins everything they do, going above and beyond to help the team save energy and waste, for example; subscribing to the governments cycle to work scheme and offering waste and water reduction initiatives to name a few.” Paul Bennett, unit director for the Midlands region at Delta-Simons, said: “You are only as good as the team around you and the clients that you have, and this award is recognition that we have both a fantastic team and strong client base. “We are very proud to be part of a number of key projects that are transforming Greater Lincolnshire and are so pleased to have secured this accolade, which is testament to the outstanding work of our Lincoln-based teams and the support of the wider business. “Thank you to those that have passed on kind messages of support and to the judges for their praise – we will be sure to channel this positivity going forward as we continue to maintain our reputation as an environmental champion within the county.” Over £3,500 was raised on the night for chosen charity Kids – a Lincolnshire-based charity that supports disabled children, young people and their families.  

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Ground & Water Implement New Strategic Approach

The Hampshire-based Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental engineering consultants, Ground & Water has announced that they will be using a new strategic approach in order to meet growing business and customer needs. The rapid growth, evolving market and client feedback has led to the new strategic approach to be taken by Ground & Water. Ground & Water is known for being the Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental engineering consultancy of choice for small to medium sized builders, developers, structural engineers and architects operating in London and the South East of England. The adoption of this new strategy will be the biggest changes carried out by the business over the course of their history. The organisation was first formed in 2009 by Founding Director, Chartered Geologist and Environmentalist, Fran Williams with Co-Director Dipalee Jukes. The business has grown significantly since first being established. Following a review, of business processes at the end of last year it became apparent that the focus of the company on being open and honest with clients, with an increasing workload and dedication to meeting deadlines has swamped the company’s internal processes, branding and messaging. The new strategy will now allow the company to meet their business ambitions while also meeting client and staff expectations. The company has done exceedingly well in this market and are proud of their achievements. The changes that will be implemented will help them to grow their enquiries and find a healthy balance between cost and high quality services for their clients. It is thought that the new strategic approach will held Ground & Water to widen their customer base and help to support local, loyal clients by offering an alternative of quality to other current providers. The changes to the business have also had an internal impact which, it is hoped, will make the organisation an attractive opportunity for talent and expertise in the industry.

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