News Archive: March 2014

Front page publicity in CIOB magazine ‘Construction Manager’

Published on Friday 14 March 2014

Burmor Construction were delighted to be asked for interview in the CIOB’s national construction magazine ‘Construction Manager’. Burmor were isolated as a third generation family company who are awarded with being a Chartered Building Company. Construction Manager recognised this and expressed an interest in covering our story on what it’s like to be a Chartered Building Company and how we’ve survived the recession.

You can read the article here –

The photo below is the front page with Director Patrick Burke in the middle.

Luke delivers construction careers workshop to local secondary school

Published on Friday 14 March 2014

Quantity Surveyor and Head of Estimating, Luke Boekestyn, delivered a construction careers workshop to a class of year 11 students at the Ken Stimpson Community School in Werrington, Peterborough. The talk was to enlighten the students of the opportunities available in the local construction industry and the routes available to achieve this. The school have asked if we can come back again to provide further workshops, we have also agreed to allow site visits to further the student understanding.

Steel frame erected at WATA, Huntingdon.

Published on Friday 14 March 2014

Works are progressing at our site in Huntingdon for West Anglia Training Association to provide them with a new 1600m2 training facility. The photo below shows the structural steel frame erected with cladding rails being installed. The next operation on site is to commence the external cladding.

Masonry work commences at 12 dwellings site in Newton

Published on Friday 14 March 2014

Substructure works are nearing completion as masonry work commences¬†across the busy 12 houses site at Newton, Wisbech. So far we’ve battled through the very wet site to finish the piling and installation of the pre-cast ground beams. We’re currently installing the blockwork to beam seating level to allow installation of the structural block and beam floors.

The project is for Roddons Housing Association and is due for completion late in the year.