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CPC staff complete Mental Health Awareness workshops

Over the last eight weeks, CPC Project Services (CPC) staff have been taking part in a series of workshops exploring Mental Health and Anxiety in the Workplace. The sessions, run by Jon Manning of Arthur Ellis – a not-for-profit organisation specialising in mental health support – were split into two key areas targeting managers and …

Women in Rail celebrates leaders in diversity

On 15 May, the second annual Women in Rail Awards took place celebrating the achievements of those that are making an impact in the areas of gender balance, diversity and inclusion in the rail industry. Nusrat Ghani MP gave a keynote speech, which focussed on the need for ambition, commitment, and drive to deliver the …

IMechE and YRP join forces for Munich Study Tour

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Young Members Railway Division and the Young Rail Professionals (YRP) joined forces in April, and for the second year running, to offer an international technical tour for its members. Following the success of its inaugural event in the Netherlands last year, the 2019 Technical Tour centred around the City …

CPC appointed to The Guinness Partnership’s largest residential scheme

CPC Project Services (CPC) been appointed as project and cost managers on the first phase of a new residential scheme in Hunslet Road, Leeds, on behalf of The Guinness Partnership. This forms part of a wider 928-unit home development site at Leeds South Bank and represents the biggest single consented residential scheme in the housing …

Young Rail Professionals celebrate achievements in UK Rail

Last night, over 500 rail professionals attended Young Rail Professionals’ (YRP) Annual Dinner & Awards, sponsored by CPC. It is one of the most popular events in the UK Rail calendar for those at the start of their careers in rail. The event took place at The Brewery, the iconic Grade II listed former Whitbread …

David Watts joins CPC’s Property & Construction team

CPC Project Services (CPC) has appointed David Watts, as Associate Partner, to support its Property and Construction division in the UK. David joins CPC from British Land, where he was Head of Retail Initiatives and responsible for managing capital expenditure across British Land’s retail portfolio. Overseeing the development of a significant pipeline of work every …

CPC raises over £4,500 for Make-A-Wish UK

CPC Project Services (CPC) staff gathered together for their annual Winter Party in February – to celebrate the last 12 months’ achievements and to fundraise for CPC’s Charity Partner, Make-A-Wish UK. Three raffle prizes were donated by CPC, and there was some light-hearted competition between the dinner tables to raise as much money as possible. …

Bank Station modernisation reaches key milestone

The modernisation of London Underground’s Bank station achieved a significant milestone today, 15 March, with the first breakthrough between a new entrance on Cannon Street and the newly constructed Northern line Tube tunnel. The tunnelling phase of construction, which began in 2016, is nearing completion with over 1000m of new tunnels excavated so far, producing …

CPC joins MIPIM’s 30th anniversary celebrations

CPC Project Services will be attending MIPIM 2019, the world leading real estate event. MIPIM will bring together over 26,000 participants from 100 countries across the World, from 12-15 March 2019, at the Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France. Duncan Adams, Partner, CPC Project Services said “I am delighted to be attending MIPIM in March, as …

Irish Rail appoints CPC, Deutsche Bahn, Egis JV to deliver new Train Protection System (TPS)

Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann) has appointed Turas, a joint venture between CPC Project Services (CPC), Deutsche Bahn and Egis, to deliver a new train protection system across its network. Currently over 50% of the Irish network has no automatic train protection, and the existing train protection systems in operation – Continuous Automatic Warning System (CAWS) …