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Josh from Children in Need
Dornan engineers Josh’s new playground

When Dornan was asked to take part in a Children in Need project in London – along with Mace – to complete a unique playground project, our team jumped at the chance to help. The project was designed primarily for Josh, a 9-year-old with Norrie Disease, meaning he is profoundly blind, with no light perception at all. Josh attends the John Ball School in Blackheath and the objective was to enable him to enjoy the same playground his classmates use. Tactile paving was used to help him get around an installation that other children could enjoy as well, with multiple meeting points around the space so that Josh can find his friends. The design included 15 speakers activated by pressure...

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Professional recognition for our engineers and quantity surveyors

With strong support from management at Dornan, more and more of our engineers and quantity surveyors are acquiring chartered status. Just recently, Engineers Ireland, the Institute of Engineering Technology and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors welcomed four new members from our ranks to their prestigious organisations. Congratulations to Robert Lonergan CEng MIEI, Mark McGuire MIET, Sean Horan RICS and Robert Greves RICS. Well done to all four for demonstrating their commitment to their professions.

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Investors in People accreditation for our London office

Following rigorous assessment, Dornan’s London office has recently achieved re-accreditation with Investors in People. IIP is a nationally-recognised body that enables organisations to benchmark their business and people management processes. Re-accreditation for our London team confirms our commitment to helping our staff develop professionally by offering them regular training and career progression opportunities.