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Open Contracts for 21 years

25.04.22

2001

Open Contracts Ltd was started by our Director Peter Smith, and former Director Malcolm MacDougall. Here we capture a little of what’s like to be Open Contracts for 21 years…

Open Contracts for 21 years in business.

2002

  • Published first set of company accounts
  • Started working with Savills
  • Moved office to Commercial Way in Woking
  • Certified by SafeContractor
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2003

SGS ISO 9001 UKAS TCL HR

2004

  • Moved office to Poole Road in Woking

2005

  • Started working with JLL

2006

  • Welcomed Project Manager Neil Corbin into the team
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2007

  • Reached 1,000 enquiries

2008

  • Started working with Cushman & Wakefield and CBRE

2009

  • Completed first 500 projects

2010

  • Welcomed Site Manager Trevor Yates
Employee photo, profile picture, construction site manager, outside space, fit out and refurbishment, near London.

2011

  • Celebrated our 10th birthday
  • Moved office to Flitcroft Street, WC2
  • Welcomed Project Manager Sam Taylor
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It's the people that make a space work.”

2012

  • Started working with CORE and Spring Building Consultancy
  • Certified by Constructionline as a Silver Member – fast forward to 2018 when we became a Gold Member
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2013

  • Started working with CS2 Building Surveyors and TFT
  • Welcomed Precontracts Manager Matthew Parsons
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2014

  • Reached 2,000 enquiries
  • Started working with Avison Young, Hollis and Stewart Watson
  • Welcomed Project Manager Mark Skilbeck
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  • Welcomed Site Manager Daniel Mitchell
Open's site manager employee man for office and industrial refurbishment.

2015

  • Completed our first Considerate Constructors Scheme project – Admiral House, Woking
  • Started working with Carter Jonas
  • Moved office to London Wall Buildings, EC2

2016

  • Welcomed Site Manager Paul Johnstone
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2017

  • Completed our first BREEAM project – 12 Forbury Court, Reading
  • Started working with Cogent
  • Welcomed Estimator Harry Smith 
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  • Welcomed Operations Director Karen Smith
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  • Welcomed Precontracts Manager Les Turton
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2018

  • Welcomed Marketing Coordinator Gabriela Moglan
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  • Welcomed Project Manager Heather Barrett
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  • Welcomed Site Manager Nikolai Mikhailov
Site manager for Open in London.
  • Welcomed Site Manager Carlos Gonzalez
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  • Moved to Devonshire Square, EC2
  • Certified by Constructionline as a Gold Member
  • Started working with Workspace

2019

  • Reached 3,000 enquiries
  • Started working with Hart Dixon and The Howard de Walden Estate
  • Ran 10K for Cancer Research UK
  • Rebranded and launched our new website
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2020

  • Welcomed Amalia Dragomir who manages our Accounts
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  • Welcomed Commercial Director Angus de Watteville
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  • Completed 1,000 projects
  • Brought financial management in-house

2021

  • Won Mix Interiors ‘Project of the year’ Award for Elsley House
  • Moved office to Hamilton House EC4Y
  • Welcomed Client Relationship Manager Florrie Campbell
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  • Welcomed Project Manager David Smith
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2022

  • Became a Living Wage Employer
  • Welcomed Estimator Brett Wright
  • Being Open Contracts for 21 years
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And finally, on 1st May 2022 as a team working together with our clients, subcontractors, suppliers and partners we’ll celebrate being Open Contracts for 21 years in the construction industry. 

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Whether it’s office or industrial, why not send us a brief for your next refurbishment and fit-out project.

Email us at hello@opencreatesspace.com
or call on +44 (0) 20 7240 7711