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My first six months at Curtins: Laura Smith

After graduating in July 2018 from the University of Hull, with a 2:1 in BSc Geography, I wanted to allow myself some time to find a career I would enjoy....

Take a Closer Look: My first six months at Curtins

Owen is a 19 year old college student who joined Curtins' Liverpool Office as an Apprentice Technician back in June 2017. Here he touches on his experiences with the company...

Seven Years, The Story So Far…

Over 7 years ago, Curtins made the decision to offer Transport Planning as one of their core specialisms, alongside established services that included Civils & Structures, Environmental and Infrastructure. Building...

New Leeds Park & Ride Site – Better Late than Never

For the long-suffering Leeds travelling public, the announcement by METRO of the opening of a new Park & Ride site at Temple Green is welcome news. 1,000 parking spaces will...

The fight to curb footway parking – but are our schools the biggest loser?

Seen by many as a scourge to accessibility and safety – footway parking yet again faces scrutiny following the announcement by the Local Government Association (LGA) that councils across England...

Association of College Capital & Estates Conference

I was at the Association of College Capital & Estates Conference yesterday, and enjoyed some thought provoking presentations and discussions about the future of the sector. It’s clear that budgets...

Apprentice Meets Minister at Launch of HS2 Northern Route

My name is Adam Gibbons, I am 17 years old and I started at Curtins in September 2016 as an Apprentice Transport Planning Technician, after leaving school in June 2016....

Planning for Change; What Transport Planners and Planners Share

As a Transport Planner with a keen interest in town planning and place making, I thought it would be interesting to attend the recent Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Annual...

Apprentice Trailblazer – Investing in Talent

Investment in young people and development of their talent is part of Curtins DNA, being traced back to our founder Bill Curtin who stated in 1961 that “Youngsters can run...

School Development and Transport Implications

Curtins are at the forefront of transport planning for education projects. Over the last two years we have delivered three large batches of School projects in the North East, Yorkshire...