Organisations celebrate as £1.5 billion Innovation Chain North framework announced

Jun 19 2024

Great Places Housing Group has announced successful bidders for its latest four-year Innovation Chain North (ICN) framework of contractors and consultants. The framework has been…

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Empowering Clients: How Reinstatement Cost Assessments Enhance Confidence and Security in Construction Projects

Jun 11 2024

Understanding how Reinstatement Cost Assessments (RCA) directly benefits clients is essential for delivering maximum value. This article explores the advantages of RCAs for portfolio holding…

Leading the charge in Retrofit Excellence: 10 Steps to Mastering Retrofit for a Net Zero World

Apr 30 2024

After our insightful third ‘Preparing for a Net Zero Future’ breakfast session at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, we explored the optimal strategies for…

Net Zero & Wave 2.2 – New Cash, New Rules, New Policy - Does it change your view of Retrofit?

Net Zero & Wave 2.2 – New Cash, New Rules, New Policy – Does it change your view of Retrofit?

Jan 15 2024

Net Zero & Wave 2.2 – New Cash, New Rules, New Policy – Does it change your view of Retrofit? Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF)…

Are you thinking about responsive maintenance payment methods?

Sep 27 2023

Paying for maintenance works isn’t perhaps something we naturally get excited about but getting it wrong could spell disaster for your organisation. Here, Paul Newman,…

Net Zero Carbon Event

Mar 17 2023

At the end of last year Poole Dick held our second ‘Preparing for a Net Zero Future – Are we on track?’ breakfast event, focussed…

Qatar 2022 World Cup Competition

Nov 10 2022

As Southgate names his England squad we are launching our Qatar 2022 World Cup Competition in order to raise much needed funds for Crisis at…

The benefits of MMC, perceived or otherwise?

May 11 2022

With a range of experience in the fully off-site manufactured housing sector, and lots of discussion surrounding it, we thought it would be useful to…

Creating cleaner spaces for Great Places Housing Group

Mar 31 2022

Our team of volunteers helped Great Places Housing Group with their ‘Community Clean Up’ at Northmoor, Longsight, Manchester. Described as a “great success”, the clean…

Valuations ‘Top 10’

Mar 2 2022

In these challenging times, Emma Howarth, our Associate, has created a ‘Top Ten Tips’ to assist in valuing the works. 10. Value of Works From…

Join our team!

Feb 8 2022

We are always looking for talented people to be part of our journey and join our growing team of experts. Would you like to join…

The Journey to Net Zero – Blog

Jan 27 2022

Alex Booth, Engagement Advisor, GMCC. In Q4 2021, the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce hosted Poole Dick’s “Towards a Net Zero Future. Are we on…

Our former Managing Director Peter Barlow (1931 – 2021)

Jan 10 2022

On Friday, 7 January 2022, we paid our respects and said goodbye to our former Managing Director Peter Barlow, who sadly passed away between Christmas…

Download our ‘Towards a Net Zero Carbon future – are we on track?’ podcast

Dec 16 2021

‘Towards a Net Zero Carbon future – are we on track?’, Thursday 11 November  A recurrent theme at our event – how keen everyone is…

Congratulations Stewart!

Dec 14 2021

We are delighted to confirm that Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce has announced Stewart Grant as their new Vice-Chair of the Property and Construction Group.…

Singing to support the Norfox charity Christmas lunch!

Dec 13 2021

It was great to be back in the room with our friends from Norfox to help raise money for charity – at the same time…

A-Z Sustainability Terminology Handout

Nov 22 2021

Among the handouts that all our guests received at our net zero carbon event was our ‘A-Z Sustainability Terminology’ booklet. A guide, at a glance,…

Fantastic to see so many people at our net zero carbon event in Manchester!

Nov 22 2021

‘Towards a Net Zero Carbon future – are we on track?’, Thursday 11 November  What a brilliant turnout for our net zero carbon event in…

Towards a Net Zero Carbon future – Are we on track?

Nov 2 2021

8.15am – 10.30am, Thursday 11 November. The Elliott Suite, Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. We are delighted to be hosting an in-person live debate to…

Things to consider when project managing the installation of fully off-site manufactured housing

Oct 19 2021

With a range of experience in the fully off-site manufactured housing sector, we thought it would be useful to provide an overview of our considerations…

Delighted to announce the launch our new business arm, Poole Dick Plus

Oct 13 2021

We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new arm to our business, Poole Dick Plus, offering a range of new services that support both…

Inform, Educate, Inspire – the ‘Poole Dick Academy’

Mar 25 2021

“Do you find yourself sitting on the sofa in the evening, TV remote in hand, flicking through the channels trying to decide what to watch?”…

Poole Dick Selected for Innovation Chain North Framework

Jun 19 2020

Poole Dick has been chosen to provide consultancy services for the new Innovation Chain North (ICN) framework, managed by social landlord Great Places Housing Group.…

Saying Adios to a Poole Dick Legend

Mar 10 2020

Do you remember what you were doing in October 2004? It was a significant time for me (my youngest son Jack was born that month);…

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What’s in a Name!

Jan 9 2020

Have you ever tried to name something? If you’re a parent I suppose the answer is “yes” and you quite possibly agonised over the choice.…

The Footprint We Leave Behind

Dec 2 2019

Pop into our Stoke office on a Monday morning and there’s a good chance you’ll stumble upon a training session taking place in our board…

Taking Poole Dick to New Heights

Nov 12 2019

A few weeks have passed since our company Away Day in deepest Cheshire, but that time has given us an opportunity to reflect on what…