Blackpole East – Rebuild has begun

The demolition and remedial works have completed and the rebuild has begun of a new 258,334 ft2 warehouse with ancillary offices and associated external works.


WiP Best of the Best Student Awards

We are delighted to announce the winner of the Best of the Best Student Awards was Katie McManus from our sponsored region. Katie is currently studying Real Estate at Sheffield Hallam and made a big impact on the judges with them all agreeing she would be the nominee they would like to go out for a drink with. We would like to congratulate all those that took part in the competition this year, just to be nominated is a huge achievement and we have no doubt that all those nominated have a very bright future ahead of them.


Travelodge well underway

The four story 80 bed hotel for Travelodge and Starbucks drive thru in Bury St Edmunds is well underway. This project includes extensive external hard and soft landscaping works including enhancement works to the River Lark that runs through the site.


Annual Race Day

A big thank you to Newbury Racecourse who once again made our annual race day a spectacular one. Our sponsored race, The Christopher Smith Associates Handicap, had a nail-biting finish with Exec Chef beating Enigmatic in the last furlong.


Thanet House, Lenta Properties

Practical completion has been achieved for Thanet House, The Strand which now provides serviced office space spread over 7 floors including an attractive roof terrace. This project comprised the Cat A and B refurbishment to all areas including any associated structural alterations required to create usable office space within the existing building. CSA LLP were appointed as the project QS.


Women in Property Regional Student Awards

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Women in Property Yorkshire & North East Student Awards 2018 are Choon Yuan Wang from Malaysia studying Architecture at Leeds Beckett University and Halifax-born Katie McManus studying Real Estate at Sheffield Hallam. In total there are 14 regional finalists representing their universities and regions from across the UK who will go forward to the national final on 18th September when they go before a further judging panel. The national winner will be announced at the Best of Best Awards Dinner to be held at Claridge’s, on the night of the 18th. As a company we are proud to be regional sponsors of this event for the third year running and we consider the annual national Women in Property student competition continues to offer an ideal opportunity for women at the start of their careers in the built environment to showcase their abilities and also share their perspectives on an industry that they have chosen to enter. The quality of the presentations from the successful nominees were both interesting and inspiring and we hope that the experience for all the candidates was positive.


New Road Hotel – Now Open

This stylish boutique hotel in East London is housed in a former textile factory in Whitechapel. The hotel features a signature restaurant by acclaimed chef Marco Pierre White and several social zones where guests can enjoy live music, play pool in the games zone or relax in the library. Christopher Smith Associates provided employer’s agent and quantity surveying services for this project.


Residential Breakfast

CSA co hosted an intimate networking breakfast at Aqua Shard with SWAP and MTT. Great weather, great view and great people, what a way to start a Friday!


Kingston Hospital

We are delighted to have been appointed to the following projects at Kingston Hospital;

  • Sir William Rous Roof Extension
  • New Endoscopy Centre, 7th Floor Esher Wing
  • Blyth Ward Dementia Friendly Works
  • Fire Code Works, Esher Wing

Aldi Store Opening, Reading

Today was the official opening of the new 18,900ft2 Aldi Store at Suttons Park Avenue in Reading this morning. CSA LLP were appointed as quantity surveyors, employer’s agent and project managers on the construction of the infrastructure and unit shell, which was run from our Kingston upon Thames office for our long standing client Standard Life Assurance Limited. If you have ever wondered what the new build of an Aldi store looks like please click here.