The UK is currently moving through the largest period of urbanisation in its history, a trend echoed worldwide with WHO estimates suggesting that 70 percent of the world’s population will be living in cities by
SGP’s Spring conference found a new, in-house venue this year, with the entire SGP staff being welcomed at the new Leicester office at Grove Park, Enderby.
Explains Ian Yallop: “This is the first time SGP has
From the industrial revolution to manufacturing in space, delegates at this year’s CILT Convention in Manchester were taken on a dramatic journey through the evolution of logistics design by Stephen George + Partners' James Nicholls
It’s fair to say that the design of logistics facilities has changed considerably in recent years, particularly as technological advances influence the industry and the way it uses its buildings. Exploring these changes, delegates at
Stephen George + Partners joined key logistics industry stakeholders, policy makers and planning experts at the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) ‘Feeding Cities Summit’ at The British Museum, London in November. Partner Marcus Madden-Smith was
Could space be the place for the next industrial revolution? How manufacturing in space is now a serious long-term proposition and considers how architects might design off-world factories….
Whilst you’re reading these words, there’s a bright
Despite concerns of a Brexit-driven slowdown, UK manufacturing recorded its fastest growth in three years in April as a slowly recovering global economy and a weaker pound boosted order books. Positivity in the sector has
Why tackling industry and public perception will be the key to unlocking a mixed-use, multilayered future for logistics
James Nicholls of Stephen George + Partners recently took part in a Savills/CoStar roundtable debate alongside representatives from
In our recent Property Week article we argued that logistics should be treated as essential infrastructure in areas of urban expansion to meet the growth of online retail and consumer demand. Urban logistics, we argued,
Not too long ago, the idea of sleek modern offices or residential sitting above a logistics centre would have been unthinkable. But times are definitely a-changing. A shortage of available land, the demand for high-density