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December 2016
ISO 19650 Parts 1 and 2 submitted for formatting as Draft International Standards. Circulation for comment is expected in Spring 2017.

August 2016
David Churcher in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to help German consultancy BW-Engineers explain BIM to the Saudi Ministry of Health.

February 2016
Hitherwood Consulting is appointed by RICS to develop a guidance note on Value Management and Value Engineering. Due for publication in early 2017.

October 2015
Hitherwood Consulting starts work on the iAIM project with NEF and Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust, to test asset information management principles in the social housing sector.

Summer 2015
An alignment exercise of core BIM Level 2 standards starts, involving BS 1192:2007, PAS 1192-2:2013 and PAS 1192-3:2014. David Churcher is part of the review group for this work.

September 2014
Hitherwood Consulting starts working with a major property developer to define a tool to assess supply chain implementation of BIM Level 2.

May 2014
David Churcher joins ISO working group to turn PAS 1192-2 into an international standard as a UK Expert.

Welcome to Hitherwood Consulting, a specialist business improvement consultancy with particular experience in the building and construction industry. Our particular approach is to work closely with each client team to explore, design and implement changes to their business that achieve the required goals.

Specific themes that we bring to each assignment are:

  • the importance of communication and engagement in implementing successful change and improvement
  • the need to step back from the day-to-day activities to appreciate the broader perspective of business change
  • the value of an independent view that can test and challenge your assumptions.

Supporting the implementation of BIM

The UK Government's adoption of BIM Level 2 from April 2016 has triggered a great deal of interest in BIM. Many people and organisations are working to develop supporting guidance for the industry, and Hitherwood Consulting is pleased to be playing its part. We have been working with BSI on the development of new standards, and as part of the UK's input to new ISO standards.

We have also been helping commercial clients to understand what BIM means for them, through consultancy support and training.

Seeing the built environment from a life-cycle perspective

Many built asset owners and project clients now understand the importance of understanding the whole life-cycle - financially, environmentally and socially. Hitherwood Consulting provides training and other technical support for owners, clients, asset/facilities managers and project delivery teams.

We would be happy to discuss your specific needs at a no-obligation meeting - please call David Churcher on 020 8670 5950 or 07900 254090, or email david.churcher@hitherwood.co.uk.

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