Our top 6 graduate tips
July 28th, 2017
Here at LK2 we’re dedicated to growing our team with talented professionals and many of our team members have joined us straight from university. Because of this, we understand how challenging it can be for young professionals to find their feet and land that all important first job. To help pave the way to success, our Part 1 architectural assistant James and architectural designer Adam have shared their top tips for hopeful graduates.
How the Higher Education Estates Forum can benefit professionals in the wider sector
June 7th, 2017
Last month professionals from university estates, facilities, and architecture and contractor backgrounds gathered for the annual Higher Education Estates (HEE) forum in Northamptonshire. Featuring a packed schedule of seminars, business meetings and networking events, Associate Andy Newman reflects on his experience as a delegate.
Impact of Innovation on Architecture
April 21st, 2017
Adam Skidmore, Architectural Assistant, talks about the impact of innovation on architecture.
LK2 at MIPIM 2017
March 29th, 2017
This year saw Lincolnshire-based architects and sport and leisure business advisors LK2 head to Cannes for its first ever stint at MIPIM – the world’s biggest property event. Dale Lui talks about the firm’s experience and why LK2 will be returning next year…
LK2 ‘Cannes’ Meet You at MIPIM 2017
March 9th, 2017
For the first time ever, Lincolnshire-based architects and sport and leisure business advisors LK2 will be heading off to Cannes next week – for MIPIM, the world’s biggest property event. Dale Lui speaks about his firm’s involvement and why 2017 is the year for LK2 to make its inaugural visit…
Barton Hill Farm - Paragraph 55
February 1st, 2017
Paragraph 55 is a clause in the National Planning Policy Framework. It includes a series of ‘special circumstances’ that allows dwellings of exceptional and innovative design to be built in open countryside.
Take a trip down memory lane, as we revisit Manor Park in Welton
October 25th, 2016
Manor Park Football Ground is home to Welton FC and was delivered by LK2 in September 2012; with a total project cost of circa £600,000.
LK2 bolsters sports development team with two promotions
September 28th, 2016
Our Sport and Leisure team has entered a new era, thanks to two promotions across our London and Lincoln offices.
Guide to developer opportunities and considerations
September 5th, 2016
This is a brief guide to offering sports facilities through your development proposals. The redevelopment of sports facilities can align to large scale developments.
New shops and restaurants at the Buttermarket Shopping Centre
August 1st, 2016
LK2 Architects Ltd, along with Capital and Regional and Simons Group as main contractor, have worked to deliver a £17m refurbishment of the Buttermarket Shopping Centre in Ipswich.
LK2’s Mid-Year Review
July 20th, 2016
2016 has been a whirlwind of a year for us so far and we are pleased to have a great number of successes to celebrate.
June 30th, 2016
The FA, Premier League and Sport England recently released their new Parklife Football Hubs Programme to target areas where pressures on the local game are greatest. Are you unsure about some of the information? Download our FAQ sheet for answers.
Sport & Leisure Project Update
May 9th, 2016
Since the turn of the year, LK2 Sport & Leisure Ltd and LK2 Architects Ltd have provided business planning and architectural support for a number or high profile projects across the UK.
LK2 in London
March 24th, 2016
After an eight month hiatus in Lincoln to kick off my LK2 career, I am now firmly back in the big city having joined Murray in the London & Southern region office at the end of February. It would be easy to prattle on about the difference between the cities (bigger and busier); the commute (longer and busier); and the offices (bigger but quieter) but I thought it better to look at the state of play in the sport and leisure industry so far as the team at LK2 Sport & Leisure are concerned.
South Axholme Academy, Project Update
February 24th, 2016
LK2 Sport and Leisure Ltd is currently working on a number of exciting leisure projects in rural Lincolnshire that will be of great benefit to the local communities and its residents.
A Great Start to 2016!
January 28th, 2016
LK2 Sport and Leisure Ltd have kicked off 2016 in style with two exciting community-based projects in rural Lincolnshire, which have an overall combined project cost of £1.25m.
The LK2 Beard of Brothers Take Part in Movember 2015
December 1st, 2015
LK2 have been taking part in this year’s Movember challenge to raise awareness of men’s health.
October 29th, 2015
We are back in the office following a successful first trip to MIPIM UK, the UK’s largest exhibition for property professionals. It was a really successful event for the LK2 team, filled with meetings and positive opportunities.
Market Road Pitches, Islington Official Opening
October 1st, 2015
THE new £2m Islington Football Pavilion is officially open.
FA to make £260m investment into Grass Roots Football
August 20th, 2015
Gary Johnson, Director of LK2 Sport and Leisure gives his unique and expert opinion on the new sports strategy paper published by the department of Culture, Media and Sport and the record £260m investment by the FA.
New Office Space progressing well
August 14th, 2015
LK2 are developing new offices in Nettleham.
Kenwick Park Hotel and Spa Update
July 30th, 2015
LK2 were appointed consultant architects for the replacement facilities at Kenwick Park, following the devastating fire in October 2014, which completely destroyed the Leisure Club and Spa.
LK2 in London
July 20th, 2015
What a whirlwind the last three months have been for LK2 - and me. In April the firm opened its London office and I was taken on as a regional director to head up the team there.
Waterside Shopping Centre video blog
June 16th, 2015
Paul Starbuck, Director at LK2 talks about the emerging trends in Town Centre retail.
Stamford AFC video blog
June 16th, 2015
Guy Walton talks about LK2’s input in the new multimillion pound Borderville Sports facility.
May 28th, 2015
May has been a fantastic month for the LK2 team: we have experienced even more growth, networked with amazing people, achieved fantastic media coverage and also begun to plan our London office launch.
20th Anniversary Celebrations in Barcelona
April 30th, 2015
2015 is a significant year for LK2, as it marks our 20th Anniversary. To celebrate this milestone and to reward all of LK2’s staff and partners for their hard work, dedication and continued commitment, the LK2 Director’s arranged a trip to Barcelona.
Official Handover of Holbeach United Community Sports Academy
April 30th, 2015
Holbeach United Community Sports Academy was officially handed over on the 24th April 2015. The project involved full relocation for Holbeach United Junior Football Club, enabling them to play from a home base for the first time in the club’s history. The facilities consist of a 4 changing room sports pavilion and extensive grass pitches.
Market Road Pitches, Islington, awarded £832,000 to upgrade facility
January 21st, 2015
In June 2014, work commenced on a new high profile football pavilion in North London. Islington Council secured an £832,000 grant from the Football Foundation towards their £2,000,000 redevelopment of the pitches on Market Road.
LK2 Charity Golf Day Winners
August 22nd, 2013
LK2 Sports & Education are the ‘Lakes Side’ winners on the Duncan and Toplis golf charity day