A partnership that works
You need a project manager you can trust. With over 1400 projects successfully managed to date, Base won’t let you down. Each member of the team is highly qualified and has managed tensile fabric projects from small-scale, pre-designed tensile canopies to huge and unique fabric structures. Every project manager also carries a CSCS card, demonstrating Base’ exemplary health and safety practice. Our team’s diverse experience means you get the best project manager for the job. A project manager who’ll not only bring you relevant knowledge, but total service continuity throughout your project. Besides a project manager, you’ll also gain the experience of a director to both oversee and be on hand to discuss your project at any stage.
Mark SmithHead of Projects/Director
A qualified civil engineer, with over 34 years' experience in the construction industry, including 20 years of project management, Mark is a director at Base and responsible for all tensile fabric design and build projects. Mark is the lead contact on bespoke exterior projects.
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Base's resident architect with over 20 years tensile fabric experience, Kevin has been responsible for contracting some of the largest and most exciting tensile projects in the UK and overseas, including installations for BAA, Broadgate Estates, MOD, and Railtrack. Kevin's focus at Base is bespoke interiors and our pre-designed range, he is also known to occasionally canoe to work.
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Andy ChivertonCommercial Project Manager
With many high-profile tensile fabric projects under his belt, including Queens University Belfast, Glasgow Airport and the London 2012 Games, Andy takes the lead role on major infrastructure projects. He also has a post graduate diploma in Quantity Surveying.
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Russell GeorgeProject and Safety Manager
Russell has unrivalled knowledge in every facet of the construction process from rigging to supervision, thanks to more than 18 years experience installing and managing fabric structure projects. NEBOSH certified to level 3, Russell also plays a key role in co-ordinating health and safety strategy throughout the company.
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Francis BuchananProject Manager
Francis' experience covers all aspects of the tensile fabric industry from exterior structures and bespoke interior fit outs to maintenance of fabric structures. His portfolio includes the Manchester Regional Athletics Stadium and Merry Hill Shopping Centre, Barclays Canary Wharf HQ atria and the East Winter Garden.
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Fraser ShirleyProject Manager
With a uniquely varied background in administration, specialist rope access and installation, Fraser’s rare skills help ensure projects go as smoothly as possible, playing an integral role both off and on-site. He's also a fully qualified snowboarding instructor.
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