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Magna Off-Site Solutions Breaks Ground at Desborough Road

Exciting times as Magna breaks ground on its first innovation partnership project with Premier Modular for Wycombe District Council.

The project is the construction of 58 new homes using Cat 1 MMC volumetric modular construction.

This pilot scheme will demonstrate added value for our customer, as Magna will charge no overhead and profit on any of the premanufactured value, whilst acting as the principle contractor

New Mixed Use scheme appointed by LB Tower Hamlets

Claritas Group has been appointed as design and build contractor for the development of 111-113 Mellish Street as part of London Borough Tower Hamlets’ strategy to provide quality affordable housing within the borough. The project involves the demolition of an existing Community Centre building adjacent to a primary school and the construction of two buildings, one residential over 5-storeys and one a 3- storey community building. Completing the scheme will be a community garden in a central courtyard. The work will be phased to allow the use of the existing centre during construction prior to the new community facilities completion. Images credits to Bell Phillips Architects and Plus Visual Inc

Staying Connected During Lockdown

We hope all of our customers and stakeholders are staying safe and well during the Covid 19 crisis. Whilst we cant be ‘together’ at Claritas it has been lovely spending some quality ‘social’ ‘times with our Claritas family as we host various social’s via Microsoft Teams, thanks to our colleague Emma who organises them and always thinks of an interesting topic to get us all having some fun and laughter during these ‘different’ times.

Claritas expands its Commercial Portfolio

Claritas has been appointed by HGG London Limited as principal contractor to deliver the redevelopment of 134 Old Street in the heart of Shoreditch, East London. The scheme involves the demolition of the existing two storey building and construction of a new seven storey building to provide office use on floors 1-6 with a retail unit at Ground Floor. The site, which is a tight infill site in a busy central London location, will comprise a CLT frame with attractive curtain walling to the front elevation. We are pleased to be working with Mary Duggan Architects (Mary Duggan) and Measur (Brian Woodhouse) to achieve the successful delivery of the project adopting our ‘two-way transparency’ culture. Works start on site in August 2020. The award of this project adds to Claritas’ recent significant wins in the London Commercial Sector


As the Covid-19 (coronavirus) continues to spread across many European countries it is important that we prepare for a range of potential scenarios impacting our business. The purpose of this briefing pack is to provide, in summary version, guidance on our response to key questions that you, our employees and supply chain partners may have.

Following this note you will be provided with weekly updates by close of business every Monday via your Claritas email account. Please note we are issuing updates regularly to our Customers.

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Smiles all round at Royal Wharf School

Thumbs Up of Approval from the Pupils at Royal Wharf School

Adam Thyer, Project Manager at Royal Wharf School and the entire project team where thrilled to welcome the children from year 1 and 2 on a site visit of their new school. 

The tour which took place just before Christmas 2019 meant the children were able to see the scale of their new school and they were able to ask Adam lots of interesting questions around the build and when they can move in!

In addition to the tour, all the children learnt about health and safety on building sites and where pleased to receive Ivor Goodsite work books, together with the chance to enter a health and safety poster competitions.  Becki Sinclair our CCS Champion is looking forward to reviewing the entries when they arrive, and the winner will receive a book token.


Hyde Group Main Contractor Framework

Another significant success for AMCM securing a place on the Hyde Group Main Contractor Framework.

AMCM Group is pleased to have secured a place on the Hyde Group main contractor framework.  We have secured a place on Lot 5,  covering London projects between £5-£10 million and Lot 8 for MMC schemes.  

Hyde is one of the largest housing associations working in England and has plans to build around 11,000 new homes in London and the South East over the next five years.

Jon Wardle CEO said “We are delighted that our culture, processes, strong balance sheet, people and social value offering have been recognised and valued in order to secure our place on this Framework.  We look forward to continue developing our relationship with Hyde and their many customers.”  

The framework is open to all other public sector organisations and to join you can contact the Framework Director, Emma Higgs on 0207 052 1531 /

You can also find out more by visiting our dedicated framework page:

Pagabo select Claritas Group for Major Works Framework

AMCM Group has been granted full appointment for Lot 1 for projects valued between £5 million – £15 million across the South East on the new Pagabo £10 billion National Framework.

Following a rigorous, compliant OJEU process, AMCM Group were able to demonstrate alongside some of the industry’s leading plc’s, the ability to meet Pagabo’s requirements providing evidence of strong finances, relevant experience (which echo’s Pagabo’s passion for social value) and a forward thinking and customer focussed approach.

Jon Wardle CEO said “Pagabo is a market leading framework and is rightly recognised for delivering exceptional social value, innovation, and customer satisfaction to customers and contractors. AMCM is incredibly proud that our culture, strong balance sheet, continuous investment in social value, people, systems and processes have been recognised and valued with this win. We look forward to working with Pagabo and its many customers to continue the outstanding growth and customer satisfaction achieved by Pagabo to date.”

Pagabo is open for use by other public sector organisations for more information on how you can utilise the framework for future procurement contact our Framework Manager, Jason Clark or our Bid and Business Development Manager, Jo Davis.

A new addition

Exciting times ahead as AMCM Group look forward to Dave Smith, Balfour Beatty’s managing director for its construction business in the south of England, joining the team.

Our in-house, outsourced culture is fundamental to how we do business and we know that Dave’s values, experience and market knowledge fit perfectly with our 2025 vision.

Watch this space for more announcements in the coming months!

Co-living is the capital’s new rental trend

Co-living is a global housing phenomenon born out of the rapidly increasing demands of young professionals who find themselves committed, for now, to city living. 

AMCM Group is excited to be part of this journey as we embark on our first scheme with The Collective of 222 co-living units a £22million D&B scheme in Palmerston Road, Harrow, alongside HawkinsBrown.

Find out more at the Evening Standard.

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