Oakbourne Construction Ltd. is a ‘Labour and Plant’ Groundworks Contractor with an excellent reputation for completing projects to high levels of quality, health, safety & environmental performance and on time to a programme. We were established in 1981 and since then have consistently performed to these high standards.
We carry out a wide range of projects from small social housing developments (£30k subcontract value) to very large projects Nationwide Building Society Headquarters, Swindon (£1.5 million subcontract value). The majority of our works are public sector contracts in Education, Health and Defence or private sector commercial or industrial developments for a wide range of Principle Contractors many of whom are UK Contractors Group members.
Our workforce is predominantly based in Swindon, we generally undertake works within a radius of approximate 1 hour travel time from Swindon (Bristol – Oxford – Salisbury Plain – Cheltenham).
Our workforce is PAYE directly employed and is fully trained with CSCS and CPCS cards together with abrasive wheels, asbestos awareness, confined spaces training, passport to dig safe digging, environmental and occupational health training. Our Supervisors have CSCS supervisor’s cards and have 2 day Site Supervisors Safety Training, 1 day HSE emergency first aid training and CAT and genny training. We also have several operatives and supervisors with streetworks licences. All our staff are very experienced, hardworking and helpful on site.
We operate a policy of continual development from company accreditations to individual training and awareness through our CITB training plan to enable us to deliver work to the highest standards. We are members of Constructionline, a premium member of Builder’s Profile and a Silver status member of the Supply Chain Sustainability School. We also have CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) Accreditation and BS 8555 Level 5 Environmental Management Accreditation. We have been awarded Subcontractor of the Quarter by Moss Construction three times for our Health, Safety and Environmental performance at Gloucester Business Park and Howbury Park, Wallingford. We have also been short listed for the Willmott Dixon Construction Subcontractor of the Year Health and Safety and Environment Awards.
We are members of The Building Safety Group who provide advice and external monitoring of our health, safety and environmental performance with inspections of our sites, workshops and offices. We have a positive and proactive approach to Health, Safety and Environment with committed Supervisors and staff who are members of the company Health, Safety and Environmental Committee. We hold quarterly meetings to review and discuss current projects, industry issues and company quality, health, safety and environmental performance to ensure our high standards are maintained.
Our Directors are regularly on site, this together with the experience and commitment of our Supervisors and workforce enables us to respond swiftly to project demands.
If you are already one of our clients we know you expect from us the highest standards and we look forward to continuing to serve you well. If, on the other hand, you are reading this as a prospective client, then we hope that we may have the opportunity of establishing a working relationship with you soon.