Marchbank School – a heritage renovation project

Posted July 2019 To coincide with the start of the school holidays we have resumed work on our design-led heritage restoration project at Marchbank School in Darlington. The school was designed by renowned architect Alfred Waterhouse (1830-1905) whose Victorian Gothic buildings include the National History Museum and Manchester Town Hall. Marchbank is a great example […]

Working towards better mental health in construction

Published June 2019 This week, McCarrick Construction has signed the Building Mental Health Charter. Among other activities, we pledge to provide facilitated workshops, with the aims of reducing the stigma and discrimination associated with mental health issues and encouraging openness about mental health in the workplace. Our first Building Mental Health Toolbox Talk takes place […]

CITB Apprenticeship Awards Finals 2018

Following our fantastic win at the North East Apprenticeship Awards earlier this year, director Tony Pearce was invited to attend the final round of the CITB Apprenticeship Employer of the Year Awards 2018 in London this week on behalf of McCarrick Construction. Tony himself started work here as an apprentice 39 years ago and since […]

“McCarrick Construction’s new £2.5 million sports hall at Framwellgate School in County Durham was an education in itself for ex-student Gary Singleton”

Link to article in CIOB Magazine – 8th May 2018 “When I left Framwellgate School in Durham in 1996 to start my joinery apprenticeship with McCarrick Construction, I didn’t think I would be returning to the school decades later to coordinate a project like this. The old sports hall had seen better days and it […]

Sunderland Echo: “Builder honoured for work on apprenticeships”

Sunderland Echo, published Monday 23rd October 2017 Link to article “McCarrick Construction has been honoured for its work to lay the foundations for future success. The Chester-le-Street builder scooped the Small Employer of the Year for the North East region in the prestigious National Apprenticeship Awards. Other winners included Lloyds Bank, Nestle and the NHS. […]

McCarrick Construction – “CITB funding saved us money and improved skills”

CITB.co.uk “CITB funding has led to a trio of benefits for McCarrick Construction. The simple process of applying for approximately £900 to upskill their plumber, Alan Welsh: – Will save the company £500 a year; – Ensures McCarrick Construction has an even wider range of expertise to offer its clients; – Has led to the […]

Heworth Hall gets £1million extension from Aspire Technology Solutions

Full article at The Chronicle, December 2016 “The extension to Heworth House will be made to the west side of the building. Work began last month and will be completed next summer. Chief executive Nigel Begg, who co-founded Aspire in 2006, said: “Heworth Hall is an outstanding place from which to do business and we […]