Built Environment

Simplify your building project – let us handle the complexity

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Turn your vision into a success story – on budget, on schedule, and focused on sustainability.

Building projects can be a maze of regulations, costs, and tight timelines. We'll help you navigate it all and ensure your project achieves its full potential. Our expertise spans every phase, simplifying the process and ensuring your vision aligns with practical realities. 

Your building is a reflection of your ambition and values. We’ll help you create spaces that are not only functional but also deliver on your goals – financially sound, highly efficient, and environmentally conscious. 


Architecture & Design

We realise your project’s potential and help you see things differently.


Building Consultancy

Make informed choices, ensuring your property investments work hard for you.



We demystify planning and heritage with an appreciation for your property’s value and history.


Project Management

Seamless project delivery in the UK’s most innovative cities.


Sustainable Buildings & Places

Achieve your sustainability goals with strategic guidance and data-driven insights.

Oxford, Brasenose College Blog 03.04.18

Bidwells looks into what makes Oxford and Cambridge two of the most beautiful universities in the world.

The most beautiful universities in the world

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image 2 Insights 12.04.23

Navigating the world of school estate management, construction and planning can feel like a minefield, especially when there are constraints on your existing site and a demand for modern facilities. We’ve asked experts from our Project Management, Planning and Building Surveying teams some questions about how to best manage your independent school estate.

How you can enhance your Independent school estate - Q&A with Bidwells’ education experts

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Eddington_200421 3 Blog 02.05.18

The building industry has seen a technological revolution in recent years to make construction faster, cheaper and safer. From drones, to AI (Artificial Intelligence), to BIM (Building Information Modelling) – we’ve made it possible to live and breathe the construction of a building before the first brick is laid. But how far have we taken our lifecycle modelling of new construction methods and materials? – will these buildings last?

Modern Construction - Is it Built to Last?

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Does your school building project seem to be dragging on? Are you having meetings about meetings, and not seeing any progress?

Does your project manager have the drive to get your project moving?

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It's in the numbers


value of development we are project managing


of S&T floorspace we are working on across the OxCam

Meet our trusted experts

Richard Todd

Richard Todd

Head of Built Environment

Richard has been integral to the success of the Oxfordshire property market over the last 15 years through his work in the education and science and technology sectors.

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James Abraham

Partner, Project Management

Over the course of his career, James has procured over £5bn of construction work.  Every scheme has been delivered without fail. That’s some track record.

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Neil Cole

Partner, Project Management

Neil is an outstanding project manager whose diverse skills ensure that he can oversee a project from many angles.

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Emily Slupek

Emily Slupek

Partner, Project Management

With a focus on the science and tech research sector, Emily enjoys strategising and problem solving to successfully deliver complex projects.

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Trinity college, Cambridge

Keble College

A first for Oxford - a 1,600 sq m, £70m graduate centre, opened by the Duke of Cambridge in September 2019, housing 255 graduates, with the basement research space let to OSE. We project managed the construction and design teams to ensure delivery of this city centre development.

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Melbourn Science Park

Melbourn Science Park is creating an exciting cluster of device manufacturing operations for the life sciences sector, nine miles from Cambridge. In a quest to pool the skills and creativity of their scientists, engineers and researchers, a new flexible space was required for owner-occupier TTP.

Project Birchwood

Balliol College

Over 200 rooms were required by the college to house a variety of students as well as new communal areas. We project managed the construction and design teams to deliver the build on time.

Balliol College - Masters Field Project

Dunsfold Park

Steeped in the history of aviation and motorsport, the pioneering spirit of the Dunsfold Aerodrome site lives on in this highly sustainable new development comprising 270,000 sq ft (25,000 sq m) of employment space and garden village of up to 2,600-homes, known as Dunsfold Park.

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