Formed in 1860, we believe we are the North of England’s oldest family owned construction company. Our clients benefit from our long history through the stability and experience we can bring to their projects. Our Mission Statement confirms our approach to doing business – Our intent is to complete every contract on time, within budget and to the desired quality.
Protecting the health and safety of our employees is of paramount importance to us. We are an Investor In People organisation with an extensive staff training and development programme. Many of our Directors and senior managers have come up through the business, creating a management team with more than a century of combined experience.



Our construction division directly employs some 60 operatives, working for a variety of clients including NHS Trusts, Local Authorities and commercial organisations.


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specialist joinery

Our team of craftsmen produce bespoke furniture of the highest quality as well as one off items such as sash windows and special roof trusses. We have a website to show even more of this special joinery service – click here to visit.


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Over the years our small works department has built up an enviable reputation by responding to fire, flood or gale damage with a speed and efficiency second to none.



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