While many of us are quite happy to consume the majority of our television at home, when it comes to the ‘big match’ – whether it’s football, rugby or perhaps boxing
Andrew Bromley has been with PSE Associates for more than two years and is part of the firm’s pub team, working primarily with Fuller Smith & Turner and Star Pubs & Bars.
In his 17th century diary, Samuel Pepys described the pub as ‘the heart of England’. Some would argue that many communities have lost ‘their heart’ over the past decade or so, as pubs have closed.
Our latest project with client Star Pubs & Bars is the refurbishment of The Globe pub in the centre of Newbury town centre in Berkshire.
According to a survey conducted by Meerkat Meals at the end of last year, the average British person spends more than five hours deciding where to eat each year.
Maxwell Rhodes joined PSE Associates as a Quantity Surveyor in August 2018 but he pretty much ‘grew up’ with the firm, as he’s the son of Director Colin Rhodes
Our latest project with our client Star Pubs & Bars is The Jolly Friar
While lots of us are looking ahead to our summer holiday abroad, we are also enjoying what the UK has to offer too
We have been working with Home Grown Hotels since its conception and are delighted to continue this long relationship by working on the latest addition to its litter, THE PIG-at Bridge Place near Canterbury in Kent.
While companies are still putting lots of effort into creating the right marketing messages, it seems that customers are relying less on these and heading straight for ratings. This applies all types of purchases as well, of course, when booking somewhere to stay or a to restaurant visit.
One of our most recent projects for our client Fuller, Smith & Turner has involved The Anglers on the Thames in Teddington, which has recently been refurbished in what the group describes as a ‘modern rustic style’. The Anglers has existed since the mid-18th...
The most recent member of the team at PSE Associates is Darren Karchewski – a quantity surveyor and project manager – who joined the firm on 11 March as part of its restaurant team.
We recently worked with our client EI Group on the full refurbishment of its pub Anchor & Hope in Salisbury. We provided Quantity Surveying support and worked with designer, Nanu Soda and main contractor, Hi Tech.
The last few years has seen a shift in the hospitality industry’s attitude to single use plastic items. According to EHL, the hospitality management school, based in Lausanne, Switzerland, from plastic straws to the complete elimination of single-use plastics, more and more in the hospitality industry are opting to create a sustainable travel experience.
We recently supported our client Fuller, Smith & Turner during a five-week refurbishment of its pub, The Bishop On The Bridge in Winchester.
Quantity surveyor Keith Templeton has been with PSE Associates for two years now and, in some ways, it was love which led him to the firm…
Despite worries about the economy and Brexit, the latest quarterly Deltic Night Index (from January to March this year) reveals that average consumer spend, frequency and duration of late nights out have increased compared with last year.
Working primarily in the hospitality sector, technology has had a huge impact on our work as quantity surveyors over the past few years.
We were delighted to work in Salisbury recently – named by The Sunday Times as the best place to live in the UK – on the refurbishment of The Bell & Crown pub (formerly The Cloisters) for our client Ei Group.
We enjoyed working with our client Fuller’s recently as it brought its newest pub, The Hercules, in Lambeth, London, back to life.
We’ve recently been working in our home city of Brighton on a refresh of The Bear public house for our client Star Pubs and Bars – which included updated seating areas outside.
We were delighted to work with our client Star Pubs & Bars during the recent refurbishment of The Bell pub in Banbury. Our team provided Quantity Surveying support.
Working with our client Fuller’s we provided Quantity Surveying and Project Coordination support during a project to bring a new bar and restaurant – The Telephone Exchange – to London Bridge.
We’ve completed another extension project for Premier Inn – this time a 28-bedroom addition with a new lift and reception refurbishment at its Dover Central location.
We’ve recently been working on the Isle of Wight for our client Star Pubs & Bars on the full internal refurbishment and external decoration of The Blenheim pub in Ventnor High Street.
Working for our client Fuller, Smith & Turner, we recently provided quantity surveying and project management services on the refurbishment of The Conduit.
We’ve recently completed a 41-bedroom extension for our client Premier Inn in Folkestone which includes a new reception with state-of-the-art self check-in kiosks.
We’ve recently handed over a 21-bedroom extension and reception upgrade at the Woking West Premier Inn.
We’ve recently been working at the Oxford Longwall Premier Inn and have now handed over a 26-bedroom hotel extension as well as two new UA bedroom conversations in the existing building.
We’ve recently handed over another extension for Premier Inn, providing Project Management and Quantity Surveying Services.
We’ve recently been working in our home city on a historic building in Union Street – The Font pub, part of the Mitchells & Butlers group.
We have recently handed over another extension project for Premier Inn. This current example involved a 14-bedroom extension with reception upgrade at the hotel chain’s Gravesend Harbour location.
Mark Jewell joined the PSE Associates team in September 2018 and currently works within the EI Group (formerly Enterprise Inns) and Star Pubs & Bars teams.
Many pub-goers will be looking forward to St Patrick’s Day as an excuse to enjoy a glass of traditional Guinness or Irish whiskey and that’s not just at home in Ireland.
At PSE Associates, our work providing quantity surveying and project management services to the hospitality industry takes our team across the UK. While we have been based in Brighton for nearly 30 years, we don’t often find ourselves working in the city.
At PSE Associates, we work with restaurants and pubs selling different food and drink options from High Street brands to the most exclusive names in the hospitality industry.
Lucy Mansell has been with PSE Associates for just over three years and is a project administrator. Lucy put her CV online in the hope of finding something different to the role she was in. It caught the attention of Bonnie Neale at PSE Associates, who gave her a call.
Jamie Clack joined the team at PSE Associates six years ago as an apprentice and has been combining work with studying for a degree in quantity surveying at London South Bank University.
Senior Quantity Surveyor at PSE Associates, Jim Bratton, is taking part in this year’s London Marathon and raising funds for Myaware – which provides support for people with myasthenia and works hard to raise awareness of this condition.
Not so long ago, Christmas was a time to be at home with the family, most of whom probably lived nearby. The roads over the festive period would be fairly quiet and families would be tucking into turkey with all the trimmings.
Today, building control requirements state that one in 20 hotel rooms must be wheelchair friendly. This means that, at PSE Associates, we have found ourselves working on an increasing number of projects featuring UA (universally accessible) rooms.
Quantity surveyor Joel Cohen has been with PSE Associates for more than three years, primarily working in the restaurants team and with some pub clients as well.
One of our latest projects with long-term client Whitbread involves not only extending one of its existing Premier Inn hotels in Leamington Spa but breathing new life into an adjoining empty building to showcase an exciting restaurant brand.
This summer’s extraordinary weather and the 2018 FIFA World Cup were both good news for the UK pub trade. While we are quite happy to consume the majority of our television at home, when it comes to the ‘big match’
Directors Paul Collins and Colin Rhodes enjoyed an exciting evening at the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards recently, where they caught up with contacts old and new