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Thursday, 28th November 2019

Temple, The Ecology Consultancy’s & Arbeco’s Annual Reception

On 24 October 2019, Temple, The Ecology Consultancy (TEC) and Arbeco held their annual reception for valued guests at The City Centre in the heart of the City of London, showcasing Pipers’ architectural model of the Square Mile. This was the centrepiece of the venue and allowed guests and employees to explore London’s built environment and evolving skyline from a unique perspective. 

The evening was a resounding success with over 100 guests in attendance from more than 60 organisations that have worked with us over the years, operating across a variety of sectors within the construction and development industries.

Temple Group Management’s Founder and Chair Mark Southwood took a few moments to thank everyone for attending and gave an update on the Group’s activity over the last year, highlights included awards for Temple and TEC from their bat mitigation work on HS2, Arbeco growing to a 16 strong team, key projects from TEC on the M4 smart motorway upgrade, as well as TEC celebratign their 20th anniversairy. He also shared highlights from Temple which included air quality work for the United Nations, key projects from TfN and River Thames Scheme, and the good news that Temple have launched their new office in Melbourne, Australia.

We were honoured to welcome Ian Tant, President of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) as well as Tim Wood, Northern Powerhouse Rail Director from Transport for the North (TfN). Ian spoke about green cities, their iconic buildings and the great spaces they provide and how this is an integral part of the RTPI’s future plans. Tim offers an insight into all the work that TFN are doing to make the Northern Powerhouse acceibile and keep up with the North’s  growing economy.

Temple, TEC and Arbeco have all received a lot of positive feedback from guests for yet another wonderful evening. Thank you to all that joined us to celebrate our collaboration on projects past, present and future.