Pick Everard flying high with aviation move

INDEPENDENT management, design and construction consultancy Pick Everard, which has a base in Glasgow, is set to expand into the aviation sector following its appointment to the Manchester Airports Group (MAG) architectural framework. 

MAG serves some 48 million passengers and handles more than 750,000 tonnes of air freight annually across its Manchester, London Stansted, East Midlands and Bournemouth airports.

Pick Everard was awarded a place on the MAG framework to deliver services including masterplanning, architecture, building surveying, interior design and workplace strategy under the framework.

Duncan Green, managing partner at Pick Everard, said, “This is an exciting time to become involved with Manchester Airports Group, which has really ambitious plans for growth over the next few years. The partnership between MAG and Pick Everard creates a lot of opportunity for both businesses, and supporting MAG deliver its ambitious business plan is a challenge we’re ready for. We are one of three firms appointed under the architectural services lot, which will call upon a range of our expertise. As a multi-disciplinary practice we are perfectly placed to deliver the variety of services required, allowing MAG to really maximise efficiency.”

Pick Everard has partnered with Watson Batty Architects to deliver services on this framework.

Pick Everard has been appointed alongside AHR and Pascall & Watson to the MAG architectural framework, on which the Group has estimated it will spend up to £1-2m per year.