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  1. 1. DESIGN THAT DELIVERSNJSR is an award-winning practice with a long history of imaginativedesign and effective delivery across the full range of architecturalservices:• Architecture• Urban planning and design• Interior design• Building surveying• Conservation and restoration• Sustainable design• Listed building refurbishment• Inclusive design• Design and build• Space planning• CAD services• Feasibility studies• Access audits
  2. 2. KEEPING OUR PR OMISESWork with any of our team of over 40 chartered architects, interiordesigners, surveyors and project managers, and you can expectconsistently high creative standards, strong technical know how and acommercially-savvy appreciation of real world challenges.The fact that we keep our promises and steadfastly deliver on clients’increasingly exacting demands means that we are trusted by some ofthe UK’s best known brands.That’s why Marks & Spencer has repeatedly commissioned NJSR todeliver projects in over 150 locations since we first started the businessin 1913.Why our client experience includes the likes of Boots, theCo-operative Group, the University of Manchester, Wagamama, Nestlé,HBOS, Nationwide Building Society and FCUK.And why 92% of our work comes from referrals and recommendations.
  3. 3. SPECIALIST EXPER TISEWhile we specialise in retail projects, the team also has wide reachingexperience and expertise across a broad range of sectors includingleisure, financial services, commercial, industrial, residential, healthcare,education, ecclesiastical and community projects.We don’t just deliver striking designs though. With NJSR, you also getexpert advice and support on practical issues, such as health andsafety requirements and the recently updated Construction Designand Management 2007 Regulations.You’ll also find that we don’t just pay lip service to the green agenda.Our EcoHomes assessors are registered with the Building ResearchEstablishment (BRE) to carry out EcoHomes, Code for SustainableHomes and BREEAM retail assessments.We also offer specialist expertise in the restoration of listed buildingsand are one of only a limited number of UK architects accredited tocarry out English Heritage and lottery-funded conservation work.
  4. 4. Power to our peopleWith Investors in People and ISO9001 (2000) accreditation alreadyunder our belt, we continue to putserious investment into staff trainingso our team can help you stayahead of any new environmental orlegislative developments. Ourtechnical staff are all ConstructionSkills Certification Scheme (CSCS)qualified, for example.
  5. 5. NJSR PR OJEC T SER VICESNJSR Project Services can help you with the full range of specialisttechnical support and consultancy, from fire risk assessments toasbestos management, Disability Discrimination Act access audits toconstruction phase health and safety plans.Whether you’re a designer, a principal contractor or an end client, wecan advise you on your responsibilities in relation to the latest CDMregulations. As recognised experts in the field, we supply CDM co-ordination services for a number of national clients.You can come to us for all or any of the following services:• Project management• CDM co-ordination• Health and safety management• Building surveying and facilities management• Environmental assessments• Fire risk assessments• Asbestos management services
  6. 6. PR OJEC T MANAGEMENTNJSR Project Services provide bespoke project management frominception to completion across multiple projects and disciplines.CDM CO - ORDINATIONWe also provide CDM co-ordination services and have advised nationalclients, designers and principal contractors on their responsibilitiesduring the recent revision and introduction of the CDM Regulations 2007.
  7. 7. Environmental AssessmentsNJSR Project Services provideEcoHomes and Code for SustainableHomes Assessments as required bythe Housing Corporation, EnglishPartnerships and an increasingnumber of local authority planningdepartments.
  8. 8. HEALTH AND SAFE T Y MANAGEMENTOn-site audits of health and safety management systems are carriedout by our Health and Safety Management specialists. We also providehealth and safety training audits and file production.BUILDING SUR VEYING & FACILITIESMANAGEMENTA range of building surveying services are provided by our BuildingSurveying & Facilities Management team including:• Condition surveys• Schedules of condition and dilapidation• Planned preventative maintenance programme management• Advice on operational maintenance regimes including statutory requirements• DDA access audits
  9. 9. Fire Risk AssessmentsWe regularly advise on theapplication of the RegulatoryReform (Fire Safety) Order 2005,which places an obligation onemployers in England and Walesto carry out fire risk assessments. Asbestos Management Services NJSR Project Services can arrange and co-ordinate asbestos surveys and subsequent management of on-site works. We can provide on-site audits and associated reports of approved asbestos contractors’ health and safety management systems.
  10. 10. Looking foran off-the-pegmultiple rollout... ...or a made-to- measure flagship store? We’ve got retail design in the bag.
  11. 11. NJSR is one of the UK’s leading retailarchitectural specialists, with over70 years experience helping to shapethe high street presence of some ofthe country’s best known brands.While our expertise embracesbespoke new build and complexstore conversions, we excelparticularly in the provision of fasttrack multiple fit-outs where speed,accuracy and delivery to budgetare critical.
  12. 12. Since our first commission from Marks& Spencer, we’ve continued to designand refurbish M&S stores in morethan 150 locations - from flagshipnew stores to renewal roll outs.We’ve played a leading role in thenationwide programme of storemodernisation, including spaceplanning for coffee shops and PerUna outlets and rebranding frontfaçades across a wide range ofdiverse building designs.
  13. 13. We’ve helped support Primark’s rapid expansion programme with multiple contract conversions of both high street and shopping centre properties. We’ve also refurbished H.Samuel and Ernest Jones jewellery shops, completed nationwide new store builds and modifications for Boots and the Co-op and recently completed a store in Hounslow for Asda. We’ve completed store fit-outs for Vision Express, built new catalogue fulfillment and distribution centres and delivered new Calvin Klein store designs in the UK and the Middle East. We’ve provided technical CDMCErnest Jones support for the flagship Mexx store in Oxford Street, London, designed multiple projects within thevision express Wayfayrers shopping arcade in Southport and the Gyle shopping centre in Edinburgh and designed over 20 projects for FCUK. Retail is as much our business as it is yours.
  14. 14. From spas tobars, hotelsto healthcentres... that shapes up.
  15. 15. The NJSR leisure team hasdesigned more than 30 health andfitness centres nationwide, mostrecently fitting out a number of JJBsports club shell schemes toinclude swimming pools, spas, fullgym facilities and retail units.We are lead architects on FloralHall in Southport, a £20m mixeduse waterfront developmentincorporating a hotel, casino, barsand restaurants, an exhibitionspace and public realm works.Other recent projects includesports halls for the YMCA, a rugbyclubhouse refurbishment, a newbuild 100 bedroom budget hotel,interior design and refurbishmentof Wagamama restaurants and golfand country club developments.
  16. 16. From a holein the wallto wholeinner walls... ...we put our money where our mouth is.
  17. 17. In the financial services sector,we’ve helped HBOS andNationwide Building Society tointroduce a bright, contemporarylook to their high street branchinteriors across the UK - with anemphasis on better facilities andcustomer friendliness.For M&S Money, we have carriedout a nationwide roll-out of overone hundred state-of-the-artBureau de Change and ATMinstallations, combining high techfacilities with eco-friendly materials.We’ve also injected fresh thinkinginto a long list of design andconstruction projects for theformer Swiss Life Group, HalifaxBuilding Society, and LeedsPermanent Building Society.
  18. 18. Home iswhere ourart is...
  19. 19. NJSR is experienced in both publicand private sector residentialscheme design and builds. Wework with commercial developers,local authorities, housingassociations and private clients onboth new build and conversionprojects.Experience ranges from luxury citycentres penthouses to specialneeds housing, high density urbannew builds to listed millconversions. We have alsomanaged award-winningconversions of listed countryhouses for private clients.We are registered with the BRE(Building Research Establishment)to carry out assessments under theCode for Sustainable andEcoHomes.
  20. 20. Looking forinspiringdesign? You’re preaching to the converted.
  21. 21. NJSR’s team of AABC (ArchitectsAccredited in Building) certifiedarchitects are highly skilled in theconservation and restoration of listedbuildings and are registered to carryout English Heritage and lotteryfunded projects.As consultant architects for severalchurches in the North West, weprovide specialist advice oncompliance with the ChurchMeasures Act 1955 and have driven a10 year programme of repair andrestoration at the Holy Trinity churchin Southport.We have also designed a GujuratHindu Temple and community centrewith bespoke stonework and interiors.
  22. 22. GE T IN TOUCHMANCHESTER8th Floor, South Wing, Trafford House, Chester Rd, Old Trafford,Manchester, M32 0RSTel: +44(0)161 873 8770Fax: +44(0)161 873 8771Email: Hoghton Street, Southport, PR9 0PGTel: +44 (0)1704 531252Fax: +44 (0)1704 532833Email: