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Worse things happen at sea

On Friday 27th June 2014 Brown and Carroll were one of 40 teams who entered the RORC Morgan Cup Race. This year’s challenge took participants from Cowes to Dartmouth on a 150 nautical mile route, via an Easterly mark just …

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Time 4 Trees – the right thing to do

As a business that relies on wood, we have long sought to minimise our impact on the environment. Our state of the art factory is just one of the proactive measures we have taken to reduce our energy consumption, increase …

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Astronomers over the moon with our curved components

The Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society Observatory (CMHASD) were recently given a 16” telescope and observatory dome, by retired professional astronomer, Professor Peter Hindle. This generous donation necessitated the construction of a new building –the ‘Dick Chambers Sutton-at-Hone Observatory’ to …

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WW1 Centenary Tribute

Monday the 4th August 2014 marked the centenary of Britain’s declaration of war on Germany and the start of World War One. To mark this momentous occasion and honour the fallen, Brown & Carroll proudly despatched a group of representatives …

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Gold standard fit out in the Olympic Village

It’s not just athletes that have been inspired to win medals after a spell in the Athlete’s Village. Situated in Stratford, East London, The East Village was originally built to provide accommodation for thousands of athletes and officials taking part …

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Accreditation success

The Fleet Operator Registration Scheme (FORS) is a TFL scheme monitored by the RTA. Designed to improve operational standards in heavy goods transport and protect vulnerable road users such as cyclists, it provides quality and safety benchmarks. Large contractors are …

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Building a better future, brick by brick

Bush House, the former home to the BBC World Service is a landmark building currently being transformed into ‘the Aldwych Quarter’ by ISG in a £52m refurb. The 300,000ft2 Cat A fit out includes the installation of four new reception …

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Craftsman competition win

Each year The Worshipful Company of Joiners and Ceilers invite apprentices to enter a prestigious craftsman competition, designed to promote excellence in craft skill. This elite distinction is a great career boost, as Darryl Buckley (Contracts & Commercial Manager) and …

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A record year

We’ve been breaking quite a few records recently! Our number of people on site peaked at over 300. And with so many major projects already completed or due to finish early next year, our turnover is at a new high …

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It’s great at the Tate

The timing was very tight. After being let down by another contractor, the senior management of Tate Britain weren’t sure we’d be ready for their November launch event. But after visiting us at Honywood Road they were convinced – and …

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Rising to the challenge

In September Brown & Carroll took part for the 9th consecutive year in the Little Britain Challenge Cup (LBCC), an annual four day sailing regatta in Cowes, attended by over 800 people and organised by the construction and property industry. …

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The perfect 10

A recent joinery project for Goldman Sachs has seen the Brown & Carroll team, led by Bim Patel and Harry Vaghjiani, rewarded with not one, but two awards in recognition of the quality craftsmanship that went into the package. The …

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Inspiring the next generation of craftsmen

In the last three years Brown & Carroll are proud to have provided several apprenticeships and 22 work experience placements, with some of our employees inspiring their own children to follow in their footsteps. 15 year old Samuel Rust, (pictured …

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Polishing power

When we were asked to produce 5,000 high gloss walnut veneer lacquered panels for the St George Wharf Tower – the highest residential building in the UK – we knew it was a tall order in every sense. But it …

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Living the dream

Our commercial fitout work remains as important as ever. No change there. But we’re also seeing a big upturn in demand for high quality interior fitouts in heritage, luxury residential, hotel and restaurant projects. And that’s why we’ve set up …

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Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen

Holy crap! Only seven days to go! That was Gordon Ramsay’s inimitable tweet just a week before his high profile new Bread Street Kitchen was due to open last September. So the pressure was well and truly on. But did …

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34 Grosvenor – a very special steak

Fancy a steak? You could try to geta table at 34. But you’ll probably have to wait your turn. Because this is 34 Grosvenor Square in the heart of Mayfair – the latest new restaurant from Richard Caring’s Caprice Holdings. …

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Fast track fit out

Over the past six months we’ve completed a string of major fast track projects with a combined value of more than £10 million. Clients have included many leading names from the worlds of finance, investment, property and law. We’ve also …

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Environmental Report

First annual Environmental Report As part of our long term commitment to sustainable practice and environmentally sound policies, we are delighted to unveil our first ever Environmental Report. This report is the latest in a raft of initiatives designed to …

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ISG Sustainability Award Success

We are delighted to announce that ISG have recognised our long term commitment to the environment by awarding us their “Trade Contractor of the Year- Sustainability Award”. Brown & Carroll have been working successfully with ISG on fit out contracts …

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