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GPA advances plans for new government digital campus in Manchester

Plans for a state-of-the-art government digital campus in Manchester took a step closer to fruition following a significant land deal. The Government Property Agency (GPA) has exchanged contracts to acquire five acres of the former Central Retail Park in Ancoats, ...

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Kier to design new Government Hub in Darlington

The Government Property Agency (GPA) has appointed Kier as its initial delivery partner to create a new state-of-the-art hub at the Darlington Economic Campus (DEC). The organisations have just agreed a pre-construction services agreement (PCSA) in readiness to deliver the ...

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Making connections

Kean Jones, Chief Technology Officer at the Government Property Agency describes the work the team at the GPA have been doing on connectivity across the estate The dust is now settling on the great workplace disruption – hybrid models have ...

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GPA publishes guidance to improve biodiversity across government estate

The Government Property Agency (GPA) has published new guidance – Biodiversity and Nature Recovery Annex (BNRA) – detailing how it will protect and improve the natural environment across the extensive estate it manages. As the largest office property holder in ...

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GPA appoints strategic partners

Two new strategic partners have been appointed to provide professional services for the Government Property Agency’s (GPA) Capital Programmes. The new contracts cover, design, and specialist services for the Government Hubs and Whitehall Campus Programmes and a variety of client ...

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GPA gets green light to develop state-of-the-art Weather Centre HQ

Planning permission to develop a new cutting-edge headquarters for the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) at the University of Reading has been granted after Wokingham Borough Council approved the development at its February 2024 Planning Committee. The new ...

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Wates lands GPA fit-out deal

The Government Property Agency (GPA) has appointed Wates to carry out a Category B fit-out of 2 Ruskin Square in Croydon creating a centralised hub for civil servants. Wates will transform the 10-storey, 330,000 sq ft building, which forms part ...

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Pat Ritchie appointed for second term as GPA chair

The Government Property Agency (GPA) has extended Pat Ritchie’s tenure as chair for a second term. Remaining in the role until 2027, Ritchie will continue to work closely with the wider board and executive team to support the GPA’s mission ...

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OCS supporting the GPA’s workplace services transformation programme

Following on from the Government Property Agency (GPA) announcement in September regarding the award of a number of FM contracts, Atalian Servest, part of OCS, has released further detail about its role in the GPA’s UK-wide workplace services transformation programme, ...

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GPA submits planning application for Weather Centre HQ

The Government Property Agency (GPA) has submitted a planning application to Wokingham Borough Council for a European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) at the University of Reading. If successful, the new-state of-the-art headquarters will create the largest cluster of weather and ...

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