Faithful+Gould Helps to Keep Canada Safe

Christy Ullo
A new headquarters for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is to be built in Surrey BC, relocating and consolidating over 2000 employees from the area. With technical advice from Faithful+Gould the facilities will accomodate the RCMP's unique operational needs.

After an 18 month bid process Faithful+Gould has been awarded technical advisory and construction monitor services for British Columbia's new Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Headquarters.

The new headquarters will be located in City of Surrey and has been designed for RCMP's unique operational needs. The project will relocate and consolidate existing RCMP units spread throughout Metro Vancouver into one central location for more than 2,000 employees.

The project is aiming to achieve LEED® Canada Gold certification and will incorporate the latest in "green" technology as well as the highest standards for construction and facility management.

Faithful+Gould is a part of the Green Timbers Accommodation Partners consortium which will design-build-finance-maintain the RCMP HQ. Other consortium team members include:

  • Allen & Overy
  • Bird Construction
  • Bouygues Bâtiment International
  • Ecovert FM
  • GBI Logistics Inc.
  • Kasian Architecture
  • PD Group
  • Pottinger Gaherty Environmental Consultants
  • Scotia Capital
  • Ward Consulting Group

Construction is scheduled to start this summer and is projected to complete in summer 2012.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is an agency of the Ministry of Public Safety Canada. RCMP is unique in the world as a national, federal, provincial and municipal policing body. It provides a total federal policing service to all Canadians and policing services under contract to the 3 territories, 8 provinces (except Ontario and Quebec), more than 190 municipalities, 184 Aboriginal communities and 3 international airports.