Auckland Castle – A Palace fit for a Prince

By contract manager, Dave Wakenshaw It is always a privilege to work on historic buildings such as the wonderful Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland. The castle is steeped in history and is believed to date back 1500 years. A symbol of power and authority, Auckland Castle was one of the primary castles and hunting lodges of...... Read more

Community at the core of Jarrow Town Hall

Contract manager, Dave Wakenshaw We are well underway with roofing repairs at Jarrow Town Hall. An iconic grade II listed building situated in the heart of the town centre. The building and town was propelled into the limelight in 1936 when 200 people walked to London to highlight the exceptional levels of unemployment in the...... Read more

David is the regional SkillBuild champion

We are very proud to announce David Crank as the Regional SkillBuild Champion of 2018, representing Hodgson Sayers and Newcastle College in the Slating and Tiling category, held on the 26th April at Newcastle College. David competed against college students from Newcastle and Edinburgh to win the regional title. Also In the competition were our...... Read more

James Rolt updates us on SHEQ committee initiatives

The SHEQ committee had a very positive 2017 and has helped to implement a number of initiatives across the company. One of which was the successful ISO 14001 transition audit in December. We are now accredited to the most recent environmental management standard – ISO 14001:2015. We want to keep this momentum during 2018. We...... Read more

Emmaville Primary school

 Single-ply system installed successfully following delays caused by “The Beast from the East”. The initial proposed scheme was for a mechanically fixed single-ply roofing system to be installed on an extension being built by Gateshead council at Emmaville primary school in Ryton. Following our pre-start meeting the client’s programme was behind schedule and severely disrupted...... Read more