Review of ‘Is The Industry Broken?’ The latest 21CC podcast

An article in Construction Management caught our eye this week which gave a rather damning summarisation of the state of the construction industry today and the political roots of the current situation. Stuart Green, author and Professor of Construction Management, was speaking to the 21CC podcast about the reasons for and results of the hollowing […]

Repairing fire damage and changing lives in the process at Victoria House

We have just handed over a finished first floor at Victoria House in Middlesbrough. Built in 1880, the building is now a care home catering to society’s most vulnerable mental health patients, which was severely damaged by an arson attack last year. Following several successful projects with us, and given that time was of the […]

The concept of the circular built environment is slowly gaining momentum within UK construction

At its core, the circular built environment seeks to shift away from the linear material use prevalent in construction today (‘make, use, discard’), eliminating the concept of “waste” by designing buildings and infrastructure that can be dismantled, reused, or repurposed at the end of their lifecycle.

Don’t miss Site Manager James Brown’s star turn in the March 2020 issue of Construction Manager Magazine

We’ve just received our copy of Construction Manager in which James gives a great account of his work on the Newcastle Blood Donor Centre before Christmas. It was a memorable job for many reasons and we won another contract, currently ongoing, for the Blood Centre due to its success. Nice article, well done to all […]

Discussing opportunities for regional growth with the Rt Hon Kevan Jones MP

The Rt Hon. Kevan Jones MP and Councillor Tracie Smith visited today to find out what we are doing in the community and discuss their vision for the area and how we could be involved. We covered a huge range of topics from leasehold reform and the impact of Brexit on the construction industry to […]

No binoculars needed to spot a comprehensive range of improvements at this Durham Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre

This summer we were pleased to take on a variety of tasks for Durham Wildlife Trust, helping them to rejuvenate several areas of their Visitor Centre at Low Barns, west of Bishop Auckland. One of the region’s most important wildlife sites, Low Barns has been under Durham Wildlife Trust’s management since 1964 and from its […]