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I formed DPM (Design Project Management) Services in 2009. Based in Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, I started covering the Midlands area, but now cover most of the UK and presently looking at opportunities in Central Europe and the Middle East.

I have over 30 years experience working in the Residential, Commercial, Educational and Retail Industries. I am an experienced man manager with excellent inter-personal skills. I am organised and well versed in prioritising workload. I understand both the Internal and external dynamics required to complete projects to a client’s expectations.

Past Employment History / Achievements:

Scottish & Newcastle plc (Heineken)

  • Project Manager responsible carrying out projects in the tenancy estate, ranging from 30k – 500k

  • Complete max. 25no. projects per calendar year, as well as plan works for next financial year

  • Manage wide base of external consultants / contractors to complete projects

  • Manage asbestos auditing of all Midlands properties on a yearly basis

  • Collate drawing packages and detail cost reports for various approvals, incl. dilapidation reports

  • Carry out Planned and reactive maintenance works on existing properties and acquisitions.

University of Birmingham

  • Completed conversion of 3 storey Biology Building to “open plan” labs for the School of Chemistry (£1.5m)

  • Completed new European Research Institute development (£9.6m)

  • Completed service diversion works (£2m) to enable the construction of 5 storey Institute of Biomedical Research building

  • Involved in the interior design of the IBR building through consultations between end users and design team (£26m)

  • Close relationship with end users to ensure their expectations were delivered.

Allied Domecq

  • Design Maintenance Manager for 120 outlets

  • Various project and maintenance works carried out to a maximum value of £100k

  • Responsible for both preventative and reactive maintenance works.

Marston’s plc

  • Project Manager /Tech. working on large Managed retail outlets including hotel refurbishments, values between £500k – £1m

  • Completed 30 no. £1m+ developments and numerous smaller refurbishment schemes

  • Took on the additional role of Planning Supervisor for a short period

  • Obtained numerous licensing approvals for on behalf of the company.

Ronald Chipchase Arch. Ltd.

  • Project Manager / Snr. Architectural Technician working on commercial & retail schemes.

  • Largest development: Metro Centre, Gateshead, UK’s first indoor shopping mall.

  • Design drawings for new build “Asda” superstore

  • Design drawings for factory units for English estates

  • Design drawings for new build housing for Team Valley Housing Association

  • Design drawings for hotel developments situated either side of the River Tyne.

Gus Robinson Developments Ltd.

  • Project / Sales Manager developing bespoke exclusive private housing

  • Prepared architectural drawings for residential grant improvement works

  • Submit residential grant applications for Local Authority approval

  • Converted 3 storey bank premises (Grade II Listed Building) to wine bar, boxing and ladies gymnasiums.

Dane & Associated Companies

  • Carried out detailed building surveys

  • Prepared detailed drawings for the manufacture of commercial aluminium applications.

J.W.Cameron & Co. Ltd

  • Carried out property and land surveys

  • Prepared detail drawings for submission to Local Authority / Licensing Authorities.

David Pattison


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DPM (Design Project Management) Services Ltd
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire. Registered in England and Wales No. 893692.
Telephone: 01530 563968 | Mobile: 07827 949313 | Email: david<at>