What it’s really like to live in a ‘micro-flat’ as developers build small to tackle UK housing crisis

We are proud to have worked with Inspired Home to design the kitchens in these innovative new micro-flats. http://bit.ly/2nXKxU9  

North West Regional Construction Awards 2017

We are very proud to have been Highly Commended for Digital Construction Awards for our work with The University of Salford.

417 Kitchen Refurbishment – In 10 Weeks

“Throughout the whole process, all sites have been really pleased with the level of service and professionalism that has been shown by the team, this is from the design stage with Links’ architects all the way down to the tradesman and labourers for the fit out and handover. Links achieved a very high standard on an exceptionally large project in a short period of time.”

We Have Moved!

After an amazing five years at our Fence Avenue office in Macclesfield, it’s exciting times for Links as we move into new offices, The School House in Chelford. The self-contained offices have been recently refurbished to an exceptionally high standard and are able to accommodate our plans for continual growth.

Links Latest PRS Scheme Hits National News!

Links latest PRS scheme has recently caught the attention of the national press. The Old Oak by The Collective is the first example of a co-living concept which offers residents a new way to live in London.

ASRA 2016

Links had the pleasure of attending and exhibiting at this year’s Association for Student Residential Accommodation (ASRA) conference. It’s reoccurring topic for 2016 was very much on the importance of student health and well-being during their time at university.

Links Welcome Alicia

We have recently welcomed Alicia Nelson into our design team here at Links. Alicia graduated from Birmingham City University with a BA (Hons) in Interior Design.

Breakout Manchester!

Recently some of the team took on Breakout Manchester! However, not all were able to escape!

Student Accommodation Conference 2015

Links were recently given the opportunity to exhibit at the 2015 Student Accommodation Conference; hosted by Property Week, at Etc.venues, Bishopgate, London.

Operation Christmas Child

This year Links embraced the Christmas spirit early by taking part in the Samaritans Operation Christmas Child appeal.

Stapleton House

Links have been awarded yet another flag ship scheme, working on behalf of Balfour Beatty and Unite-Students to deliver Stapleton House.

Ablett House

After winning Knightsbridge’s Design Competition in 2014 Links began installation of the 5 common rooms awarded to us this summer. The brief was to create interiors that students are wowed by and a home for students in a building with an identity, not just another institutional environment.

Vanessa

The Links team has grown tremendously over the past year and this summer Vanessa joined us as our Business Development Manager, working alongside Deborah and Ian as a Brand Ambassador for Links.

Student Employee of the Year

Links received some more fantastic news recently – Marina, our KTP associate / Strategic BIM Manager was nominated for the Student Employee of the Year Award in Commercial Impact– off Campus Category and has won!

BIM 4 SME Award

Last week Links were shortlisted for the RICS BIM4SME Awards 2015. These awards recognise and promote the achievements and adoption of BIM by small and medium businesses, showcasing excellence, promoting best practice and highlighting the tremendous opportunities BIM presents.

BIM Update

Within the past twelve months Links, in partnership with The University of Salford have begun the implementation of BIM.

AUDE 2015

Links were invited this year, to exhibit at the 2015 AUDE Conference at Stirling University.

The Student Housing Company, Arran House

One of our first projects of 2015 is now underway – Arran House in Edinburgh. This purpose built student accommodation will be home to over 300 students, all of which will be living in high-end, bespoke en-suite bedrooms or Studios provided by Links.

Design At Links

Our growing design department here at Links are constantly striving to innovate student living, by incorporating beauty, form and function into each scheme.

Vision of Bedford

One of Links’ latest projects, coming to completion early this year is Karma House, Wembley – a new purpose built Student Accommodation building where Links have been responsible for the manufacture and installation of 110 Studios, 340 Bedrooms and 68 Kitchens.

2015 For Links

2015 is the busiest year to date for Links! With 32 projects (about 5000 rooms!) secured at this early stage it’s safe to say we have an exciting year ahead. Developing a strong relationship with old clients and working with new we will be ensuring results meet the high standard that they have come to expect from Links.

2015 Conferences

Links are lucky enough to be involved in some fantastic events this year and we can’t wait for them to start – with The AUDE conference, BIM Show Live, ASRA (Association for Student Residential Accommodation), CUBO and The Student Accommodation Conference to name a few.

The Teenage Cancer Trust

The Teenage Cancer Trust

– This Christmas, rather than send gifts, Links have decided to support their chosen charity, the ‘Teenage Cancer Trust’. Teenage Cancer Trust is a charity dedicated to supporting the many young people who are suffering with cancer, around seven people aged between 13 and 24 are diagnosed with cancer every day in the UK.

2014 End of Year Round Up

End of Year Round Up

– This week the Links team will be celebrating Christmas together with a Christmas party and ‘Secret Santa’ gift giving. They are also celebrating the end of what has been a successful and eventful year. There have been key events for the projects we have been involved in, and for the Links team in general.

Student Accommodation Conference 2014

Student Accommodation Conference 2014

– Next stop on the calendar is the Student Accommodation Conference 2014. This year the event is being held at 155 Bishopgate, which is actually a new venue for the conference but having viewed the facility recently the team are excited to exhibit at the event .

The Class of 2020 Conference – Amsterdam

The Class of 2020 Conference – Amsterdam

– Last week Links attended the class of 2020 conference in Amsterdam. The day before the main event the team had the chance to sample some of the current student accommodation Amsterdam has to offer.

ASRA 2014

ASRA Conference 2014

– Links have just returned from another successful ASRA (Association for Student Residential Accommodation) conference, an event which has grown into the largest student accommodation conference in Europe.

Closing Stages of ‘UNITE Stratford One’

‘UNITE STRATFORD ONE’, WESTFIELD

– Links are in the final stages of completing the renowned ‘UNITE Stratford One’ new purpose built Student Accommodation at Westfield Stratford City, London. The accommodation will be open to students this coming September and offers the students great value, high quality living in a prime location.

BIM Implementation Project

BIM Implementation Project

– Aligned to our commitment for innovation and forward thinking, Links is currently developing a BIM Implementation Strategy alongside the University of Salford through a Technology Strategy Board programme called, Knowledge Transfer Partnership.

National Student Housing Awards 2013

National Student Housing Awards 2013

– Victoria Hall has always offered high quality, award winning Student Accommodation across the UK & Europe. All bedrooms are made to be stylish, comfortable and above all, affordable for students.

New Project Factory

New Project Factory

– Year on year Links have grown bigger, better and adapted to the high demands of work within the student accommodation sector. For this reason, Links have now acquired a multi-purpose built factory at their disposal.

Bronze Accreditation: Investors In People

Bronze Accreditation: Investors In People

– It is with great pleasure that we can announce our Bronze Accreditation award with Investors In People! Since our involvement with IIP commencing in 2010, we have worked hard on putting together high standards throughout the company and more importantly, implementing them.

New Projects, New Beginnings

New Projects, New Beginnings

– 2013 has been a very productive year so far. We are excited about working with 10 new clients and will be working hard to complete 14 different projects which we have successfully tendered for.

ASRA Conference

ASRA Conference

– Links Project Management was very proud to be part of the 2013 ASRA Conference which took place in the beautiful city of Exeter. It was a great opportunity to be reconnected with familiar faces and also spread the awareness of our brand to other new clients and companies alike.

Showroom

Showroom

– Our new showroom has proved an extremely useful tool over the past few months; we have had a significant number of visitors, all of which were very impressed with the layout and accessibility.

Liberty Living, Atlantic Point

Liberty Living, Atlantic Point

– Links’ strong working relationship with Liberty Living has continued through the second phase development of their Atlantic Point site in Liverpool. A rolling refurbishment program means that Links will be on-site every two weeks to complete a block on behalf of another foremost client, Create Construction.

Links Looking Forward to 2013

Links Looking Forward to 2013

– 2013 Will prove to be a busy year for Links, judging by the amount of projects the estimating department have tendered for over the last few months. Links will be looking to develop their current relationships over the coming year but also concentrate on bringing in new clients.

Links Launch New Website

Links Launch New Website

‘Tis the season to be jolly’ and everyone at Links is feeling just that with the launch of the all new Links Website which went live on 14th December. The site provides a great platform for Links to communicate with their clients and keep everyone updated on the busy year that has so quickly come to a close.

Student Conference 2012

Student Conference 2012

Links once again attended a successful Student Accommodation Conference which was held at The Lancaster Hotel, London. The team had a striking exhibition stand which attracted a lot of visitors and showcased some of the fantastic furniture that Links are able to provide.

Crown Place Commences

Crown Place, Hull Commences

October has seen yet another new scheme and a new collaboration working with Oadby Construction at Crown Place, Hull. Links have been appointed to manufacture and install 126 bedrooms, providing accommodation and facilities of the usual high quality that Links’ clients have come to expect.

Liberty Living Win Award

Best Customer Service 2012

Student accommodation provider and one of Links’ most valued clients, Liberty Living, have received the prestigious Best Customer Service award in the National Student Housing Survey (NSHS) 2012 Accommodation Awards. This marks the third year in a row that Liberty Living has received one of these prestigious awards.