M+C achieves ISO Certification

Celebrations took place in Munday + Cramer’s offices this week, following a double-success in achieving ISO certification. Following assessment of the practice’s quality and environmental management systems, M+C was given certification for both ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:20015 respectively. The certification covers the whole practice and all of its activities. What is ISO Certification? International Standards make things work. They give world-class specifications for products, services and systems, to ensure quality, safety and efficiency. They are instrumental in facilitating international trade. ISO has published 22027  International Standards and related documents, covering almost every industry, from technology, to food safety, to agriculture and healthcare. ISO […]

M+C has achieved double success in obtaining both ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certification

Local schools provide exceptional new talent

Munday + Cramer, a South Woodham Ferrers Architectural and Surveying practice, continue to invest in the local community by creating exciting work and training opportunities for young people. Lee Hatwell, Munday + Cramer Director and Chartered Surveyor says: “As a company, we have been in South Woodham Ferrers for some 30 years. Recently the company has experienced a period of phenomenal growth and we are delighted to be in a position to nurture and encourage local talent. Our long-term recruitment strategy is to provide grass roots employees with a clear and achievable career progression ladder. In fact, two of our […]

Local schools are providing exceptional new talent for Munday + Cramer, with new new starters

CIF Bidding for 2018/9 opens

The Education and Skills Funding Agency have this week opened CIF bidding for the 2018/9 round for academies and sixth-form colleges. As with previous years, the bidding window will close in mid-December, this year on the 14th. The now-familiar portal will be central to all CIF bidding activities; and will follow the same format. Whilst the Condition Improvement Fund remains focused on the condition of buildings, there are a number of changes within this round: Healthy Pupils Capital Fund Following an announcement by the ESFA in February; funding from the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (commonly known as the Sugary Drinks […]

CIF Bidding for 2018/9 has now been opened by the Education and Skills Funding Agency

M+C gain Diocese of Westminster Approval

Munday + Cramer have this week been notified that they will be joining the Diocese of Westminster’s approved consultants panel. This seal of approval follows a raft of new instructions; particularly with academies and Multi-Academy Trusts across London and the South-East. The multi-disciplinary building surveying and architectural practice have worked with a number of Diocesan schools in recent years. Most notably St. Anne’s Catholic Primary School, where Munday + Cramer have successfully delivered a range of schemes in the past 15 years. In addition to largely re-modelling the school over the years, specific projects completed include: A new entrance and […]

Diocese of Westminster Crest

M+C Supports Macmillan Coffee Morning

Munday + Cramer joined Macmillan to be part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 29 September. As well as inviting contractors and colleagues for coffee and cakes; the multi-disciplinary architectural, building surveying and property management practice asked staff to leave their CAD desks and laser levels aside to take part in a ‘Bake Off’ competition. The combined coffee morning and bake off was the brainchild of Munday + Cramer’s Office Manager; Karen Lilley. Karen said “Macmillan is an amazing charity; those who sadly have had cancer touch their lives and were fortunate to see their loved ones and […]

Munday + Cramer are supporting Macmillan's 'World's Biggest Coffee Morning' on Friday 29th September

Gas Safety Week

Munday + Cramer have again pledged their support for Gas Safety Week (18-24 September 2017) which aims to raise awareness of gas safety and urge the public to keep themselves safe from dangerous appliances. The seventh annual Gas Safety Week will see organisations from across the UK work together, to encourage all gas consumers to make sure they have their gas appliances are checked annually by a Gas Safe registered engineer and protect against the dangers of unsafe appliances, such as fires, leaks, explosions and carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. With 21 deaths and over 800 gas-related injuries in the last three […]

Gas Safe Week 2017

M+C sponsor Orsett Show

Munday + Cramer are pleased to again support this year’s Orsett Show as a Gold Sponsor. The Orsett Show is one of the UK’s oldest one-day agricultural shows. 2017 sees the 111th edition take place on Saturday 2nd September. Last year, over 11,000 visitors attended the show. A pleasant weather forecast, and a packed schedule suggest attendance will be equally high this year. The show dates back to 1841 initially. Following a break of a number of years, the ‘modern’ show has run successively from 1895 with the exception of breaks during the two world wars. At 110 years, it is now one of the UK’s longest-running […]

Munday + Cramer are proud to once again sponsor the Orsett Show for 2017

New Chartered Building Surveyor Apprenticeship

Munday + Cramer have taken a bold step in their recruitment and development; offering the company’s first Degree Apprenticeship to a local Sixth Form student. Michael Smith; who studied at the William de Ferrers School, just a few hundred metres from M+C’s offices in South Woodham Ferrers has already joined the company. Joining the busy multi-disciplinary Building Surveying and Architectural Practice; Michael has already dived in at the deep end, supporting the building surveying team to deliver the busy summer workload. Michael’s range of experience will then quickly grow as the practice enters the annual CIF application period. Degree Apprenticeship […]

Michael Smith, Munday + Cramer's new Chartered Surveying Degree Apprentice attending his first site visit.

CIF Appeal Success

Munday + Cramer have achieved further success for Academy clients today within the 2017/8 CIF round. The announcement of the successful CIF appeal applications across the UK increased M+C’s haul by a further six projects. With just 75 successful applicants within the CIF appeal process; this reinforces the high success levels M+C consistently achieves within the Condition Improvement Fund. The successful CIF appeals provide an additional £2.6m of funding, for the six academies located across Essex, Thurrock and Kent. This brings Munday + Cramer’s total haul for Condition Improvement Fund work to £22.6M in 2017/8. This means that M+C secured […]

CIF Appeal Process Success

Fresh talent joins Munday + Cramer

To support the practice’s continued growth as well as the major recent CIF successes, Munday + Cramer has again added to its growing team with three new appointments. We wish all of our new colleagues the best of luck with their new careers at Munday + Cramer. Karen Lilley – Practice Manager Karen Lilley joins Munday + Cramer as Practice Manager; a new role designed to support the continued fast-track growth of the business. Karen joins from the regional office of a National building contractor; having taken responsibility for quality management and business management systems. With additional experience in HR, Karen brings […]