How To Be More Sustainable This Christmas

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We strive to be as sustainable as possible whilst delivering our projects, but everyone’s efforts shouldn’t stop at work.  Although Christmas is a wonderful time of year for many, sadly it is entwined with unsustainable behaviours. An abundance of food is the norm and plastic wrapping invades living rooms across the country. With the festive […]

Design Project Students Win Awards

The Central Foundation Boys’ School students recently completed their conceptions of the Pavilion at the Serpentine Gallery, situated in Kensington Gardens. The assignment is their final design project of the year. Michael J Lonsdale, Stanhope and Lendlease are providing support throughout 2022. Michael J Lonsdale has been judging their work, attempting to determine a winner. Although it was a competition with one overall […]

INWED 2022: The Reality of Opportunity

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For International Women in Engineering Day 2022 (INWED), we interviewed Joanna Constandis, Michael J Lonsdale’s Senior Environmental and Sustainability Manager, to share some of her experiences in joining and succeeding in her career in construction. The article highlights the world of opportunity construction has for women, along with the realities of the industry. Joanna is […]

The Next Generation Engineer – National Apprenticeship Week 2022

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Running your first project is a momentous occasion for a young engineer. To mark this memorable experience and celebrate the new generation of engineers on National Apprenticeship Week, we’re going through Dylan Lewis’ journey. From first meeting Group Director Panny Hadjioannou to running his first project, this article will take you through getting started as […]

Creating a more social and sustainable place for Christ Church Bentinck School

Social value is a fundamental aspect of our work, with all four of our divisions constantly looking to better the local communities that we build in. This ethos aligned perfectly with ISG’s vision to ‘leave a lasting legacy in the communities we work in’ when Michael J Lonsdale partnered with ISG – along with several […]

Team Bath Racing Sponosrship 2022

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We are proud to announce that Michael J Lonsdale will be sponsoring Team Bath Racing for the 2022 Formula Student season. The sponsorship follows our commitment to finding and growing the engineering talent of the next generation. Our support will enable the team to expand their portfolio of engines and engine ancillaries, allowing them to […]

TM65 Beta Testers

Earlier this year we revealed how we, as a business, and the industry could help worldwide goals in achieving Net Zero Carbon. A huge part of reducing carbon emissions in the building services industry revolves around building Embodied carbon data. To build this knowledge, our environmental team have been beta testing CIBSE’s latest embodied carbon […]

Women in Construction – INWED 2021

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This year, for International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 2021, we have created a video to break down any preconceptions about women in construction. The industry is often given a bad image thanks to its past, but times are changing. https://youtu.be/zbvQ57KyFbc An honest truth For centuries there has been an imbalance in the world of […]

Considerate Constructors Scheme Ratings 2021

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The Michael Lonsdale Group has received a four and a half star rating and a certificate of excellence by the Considerate Constructors Scheme in 2021. Monitored against a Code of Considerate Practice, the report was conducted remotely, overseeing the Groups presence at The Peninsular Hotel for validation. The final scores of 41/50 meant that an […]

Earth Day 2021

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In alignment with Earth Day 2021, we’ve decided to look at how we can improve – as a business and industry – our carbon footprint and help worldwide goals in becoming Net Zero Carbon. Carbon Neutral & Net Zero Carbon In recent times there have been several buzzwords that are being used to set goals […]

Construction Skills Fund at Battersea Power Station

Last year, Michael Lonsdale employee Phil Starr-Mees worked with the Construction Industry Training Board, Battersea Power Station Development Company and Wandsworth Council, in order to create a film about the training he completed while working on the Battersea Power Station project. https://vimeo.com/445150240/28efa265c5Disclaimer: The filming of the video took place before the coronavirus pandemic. How Phil started at MJL? When Phil found […]

MJL in The Sunday Times PwC Fast Track 250

MJL in the Sunday Times PwC Fast Track 250

We are proud to announce that Michael J Lonsdale has been listed in the annual Sunday Times PwC Top Track 250 league table. Ranked mid-table, the appearance is the companies first in the league tables 16-year history. Michael J Lonsdale makes up one of the 50 building-related businesses in the table, an industry which is […]