Archive for November, 2014
Posted by Sarah Cole on November 28, 2014 in Building Construction
We have continued to work extensively across Devon, Somerset and Dorset, with the works being managed from our Rockbeare and Poole offices. The size of our team increased during the year, with a number of key appointments, who have not only contributed to this year’s success but will be instrumental in our further development into 2015 and beyond.
This year’s projects have been a little more varied than normal with previous years having been dominated by our works in Schools. Whilst we have still been working in Schools we have also been successful in...
Posted by Sarah Cole on November 24, 2014 in Building Construction
Last month Nick Ford and his team at the Broadmeadow Employment Unit site, Teignmouth kindly took the time to show around 15 students from Teignmouth College.
The students, who are currently studying for a BTEC in Construction, where given a tour led by Nick, Site Manager. The visit included a site induction, an introduction to all site personnel and their roles, an understanding of plans, construction type, followed by a Q&A Session.
SWH Build is currently constructing a three-steel frame industrial units at the Broadmeadow site, which is divided into 11 self-contained units. Three of the units have been designed for offices,...
Posted by Sarah Cole on November 20, 2014 in Civil Engineering
The major extension to the established Matford Park and Marsh Barton employment areas is recognised as Exeter’s largest commercial and trade centre.
Working with Eagle Land, SWH has provided the infrastructure for the first two stages of the new 20 acre business development, which will generate 46,500 square meters of employment space, including pubs, restaurants and retail facilities.
Infrastructure work commenced on site in March of 2014 and the second phase of the scheme has been completed this month. Site...
Posted by Sarah Cole on November 06, 2014 in Civil Engineering
Foreign Office Minister & MP for East Devon, Hugo Swire, joined SWH Civils at the Exeter Science Park today to celebrate the start of work on the park’s climate cluster, where the Met Office recently announced their next generation supercomputer would be based, subject to planning permission.
The cutting of the first turf heralded the start of work on the road opening up this new cluster, which has been aptly named ‘Upper Richardson’ after meteorologist Lewis Fry Richardson, who first...