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The Overbury Scotland team recently attended the BCO Scotland awards lunch in Glasgow and were delighted to have been part of the team that won the ‘Fit Out of Workplace Award’ for their work on the new Edinburgh offices for PwC.

30 Apr 2015
PwC Edinburgh

Celebrations all round last night at the BCO Awards 2014 as Overbury’s Guardian News & Media project in London was recognised for the Test of Time award. 

7 Oct 2014
Overbury's fit out of the Guardian's HQ at Kings Place, BCO winner 2014

Join the teams at Overbury and Cundall for a discussion on ‘Building the workplace of Tomorrow’ followed by a tour of the newly re-designed Cundall offices.

7 Oct 2014
Overbury's fit out of Cundall's Birmingham office

For the last few years Overbury has hosted a Music Night during the BCO’s annual conference and this year is no different, except we’re doing it with the BCO.

The conference is in Birmingham from 14-16 May 2014.

1 May 2014
BCO Music Video

On Tuesday April 29th, the British Council for Offices held the annual London and South East awards event.  Two of Overbury’s projects; BBC’s Broadcasting House and PwC’s One Embankment Place won their regional category awards, with the BCC also being nominated for a national category. 

29 Apr 2014
BBC New Broadcasting House, London

Real estate - in particular the workplace - is being recognised as a key tool in business success.  The right workplace will attract the best talent and will retain them by providing an environment in which they can be most productive and achieve their potential.   

8 Apr 2014
Overbury Workplace Seminar - Let's Stick Together

FM Club members assembled for a breakfast seminar on 27 February 2014, investigating how to improve both the energy performance and value of buildings. The group was addressed by Chris Jofeh, Global Buildings Retrofit Leader at Arup, who stressed that retrofitting is not just about the buildings but also about people and business.  

27 Feb 2014

Overbury’s research into the reality of agile working in UK workplaces identified some surprising barriers to this new way of working:

  • Three in four office workers complain that a "culture of presenteeism" stops them working flexibly
  • Yet seven in ten claim to get through twice as much work at home
  • Interestingly, pressure to be present is heaviest on youngsters, managers and those in creative industries
26 Feb 2014
Graphy showing presenteeism across industry sectors

The refurbishment of PwC’s Embankment Place HQ has surpassed the sustainability achievements of its new build offices at 7 More London Riverside, achieving a landmark 96.31% BREEAM Outstanding score. This complex refurbishment has in fact surpassed all other buildings BREEAM achievements to date in both new build and existing structures.

6 Dec 2013
PwC BREEAM Outstanding Refurbishment

The 14th November 2013 saw the curtain rise on Evita and the new state-of-the art Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation theatre, developed by Overbury for Arts Educational Schools (ArtsEd), Chiswick. 

15 Nov 2013
ArtsEd theatre refurbishment
Office relocation
London | 22 Jan 2013 London

In March 2012 international law firm Trowers & Hamlins relocated the largest of its offices from Sceptre Court in London, to Bunhill Row. Overbury was called in ahead of the move to create an inspirational office space for employees and clients that would reflect the companies’ brand and ethos.

Did you know that over 90% of Overbury's projects are below £1m in value?
National | 12 Dec 2012 National

Did you know that over 90% of Overbury's projects are below £1m in value?