Property consultancy firm to lead Leicester City Council’s improvement programme

Property consultancy Pick Everard has been appointed to a new framework deal with Leicester City Council.

The deal is for an initial two year contract with the potential for a further extension of two years, and will cover over 30 disciplinary services.

Pick Everard, as the frontrunner for the ‘Lot A’ on the project Construction Professional Services Framework will provide multi-disciplinary consultancy covering the entirety of the council’s estate.

This will include schools and education, transport, art galleries and museums, leased premises, public and office buildings and housing.

National director at Pick Everard, Matt Hall said: “As sole multi-disciplinary supplier, our aim is to deliver real value to the city, building on our previous work across a broad and varied estate, that will deliver the best possible outcomes, with high quality assists that will positively impact this generation and the next.”

As a prominent participant in city-wide improvement initiatives, Pick Everard has made significant contributions by managing projects such as the relocation of the Leicester Royal Infirmary East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre in 2021.

Partner at Pick Everard, Alastair Hamilton said: “Our philosophy at Pick Everard is to deliver better together, and with this major appointment, we look to the next phase of enhancing the city we have so rightly called a home since 1866.

“It is an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy through a programme of works that combines industry leading expertise under one central collaborative relationship.”

Director of estates and building services at Leicester City Council, Matt Wallace also shared his delight to be working with Pick Everard. He said: “Having undertaken a robust procurement exercise to provide essential construction professional services and support to the council, we are delighted to be working with a successful, Leicester based company like Pick Everard, that has such a strong and proven track record in local development.”

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