Acivico News

  • 13th MayPosted by LucyCross


    On Tuesday 10th May, Acivico hosted its first Passivhaus learning Symposium convened by Acivico designer and Passivhaus expert Nidhi Shah.

    The event was chaired by Don Ward, Chief Executive of Construction Excellence and Cllr Lisa Trickett, Birmingham City Council Cabinet Member for...

  • 8th AprilPosted by LucyCross

    Acivico to the rescue... it's safety first as dangerous structures team offer advice to Fire Service tackling city centre blast

    You may have heard in the news over the last week about a couple of high profile incidents regarding dangerous...

  • 29th MarchPosted by LucyCross

    Acivico's Catering team were on Royal duties earlier this month when Birmingham Lord Mayor, Cllr Ray Hassall hosted a prestigious Lawn tennis association gala dinner to welcome the Aegon GB Davis Cup Team to Birmingham for the Davis Cup.  

    The event which was being...

  • 15th MarchPosted by LucyCross

    Acivico Design practice will be holding its first Passivhaus Symposium;

    ‘The Case for Building to Passivhaus Standard’


    10th May 2016, 12.45 pm

    Council House Banqueting Suite, Birmingham City Centre



    Register for FREE here; ...

  • 9th MarchPosted by LucyCross

    Exciting news has recently arrived at Acivico headquarters. Our recent flagship project, the Stirchley Baths redevelopment is in the running for two prestigious awards.

    Karen Cheney, District Head for Selly Oak and Hall Green for Birmingham City Council, Mark Sloane, Acivico Architect and Kate Andrews,...

  • 10th FebruaryPosted by LucyCross

    Acivico colleagues have taken the opportunity during the month of January to regift unused Christmas goodies to Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid (BASWA) to support women escaping domestic violence to make a new start early in 2016. 

    Donations including quality surplus or unwanted items such...

  • 2nd FebruaryPosted by LucyCross

    A recent edition of the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) members newsletter 'Outlook' hailed the Acivico relationship with Liverpool as a "fantastic" example of fostering cross authority collaborative working.

    The recent arrangement which is part of the core cities’ partnership is an...

  • 26th JanuaryPosted by LucyCross

    After a robust review and consultation process, we are pleased to announce that our new improved website launched right on target on Friday 29th January 2016. 

    We are delighted to share with you our new modern, commercial, easy to use window to the world which offers more ways of contacting us, an...

  • 20th JanuaryPosted by LucyCross

    Constructing West Midlands framework contractor Morgan Sindall had a ground breaking ceremony this month to celebrate the beginning of works on the new Pines Special Educational Needs School in Marsh Hill Birmingham.

    The Pines School project comprises a £6.9 million refurbishment of the derelict Josiah Mason College and Canavan building and is due...

  • 20th JanuaryPosted by LucyCross

    A recent flagship Acivico project at Billesley Primary School in Birmingham saw Constructing West Midlands framework contractor Thomas Vale taking the children to new heights by recreating an iconic American construction image 'lunch atop a skyscraper'. 

    The original picture, taken in 1932, featured workers...