Oakbourne 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 Build UK Contractor 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).

Recent Projects include:

New Headquarters for the Woods and Valldata Group, Chippenham

This 50,000sq ft new Offices & Warehouse facility provides several large and small office spaces, multiple production rooms and a large warehouse. Whilst meeting modern environmental standards, the building provides a range of enhanced staff welfare facilities. Oakbourne Construction Ltd were subcontracted by E G Carter & Co Ltd. to carry out all the groundworks.

E G Carter & Co Ltd.

Mark Harries, Construction Manager at E G Carter & Co Ltd said "We were fortunate enough to have a great supply chain working alongside us and with a great team attitude, we managed to complete the project on time, to budget and exceed the client’s expectations.”

Dates: Commenced September 2017, Completed July 2018

Main Contractor: E G Carter & Co Ltd

Subcontract Value: £1.1million

University of the West Of England, Glenside Campus Cycle Path, Bristol

Description: Construction of a new bituminous surfaced pedestrian and cycle path with additional lighting within the grounds of the University Of The West Of England's Glenside Campus.

Dates: Commenced May 2018, Completed July 2018

Main Contractor: MJ Church

Subcontract Value: £83,000

Dyson Institute Of Engineering and Technology Car Park Drainage, Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Description: Oakbourne Construction were subcontracted by MJ Church who have were contracted to build the car park that will provide spaces for the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology as well as extending car parking for the Malmesbury Campus.

Dates: Commenced December 2017, Completed April 2018

Main Contractor: MJ Church

Subcontract Value: £92,000

City of Bristol College, Advance Engineering Centre Extension, Filton, Bristol

Description: A 1,200sqm extension to the City Of Bristol's Advanced Engineering Centre at Filton, brings the college’s existing engineering, aeronautical and manufacturing courses under one roof. It provides state-of-the-art industry facilities including workshops, laboratories, computer aided simulation rigs and testing/diagnostic equipment, to allow students and apprentices to work with the latest technology. Oakbourne were the subcontracted Groundworkers for the project.

Dates: Commenced Feb 2017, Completed November 2017

Main Contractor: Kier Construction

Subcontract Value: £500,000

New Health & Fitness Centre, Cheltenham Ladies College, Gloucestershire

A new 4,235m2 Health and Fitness Centre including a sports hall, multi-purpose activity studio, dance studio, squash courts, fitness gym, free weights and spin area, a rowing and erg area, and a range of other facilities, providing more indoor space, state-of-the-art equipment and better facilities, the new centre will cement Cheltenham Ladies’ College as a leading independent school. Oakbourne were subcontracted by Kier Construction to carryout the groundworks for the project.

Dates: Commenced August 2016, Completed August 2017

Main Contractor: Kier Construction

Subcontract Value: £1.1million

Gracewell Luxury Care Home, Bath

Description: Carrying out groundworks for MJ Church on the development of a new build construction of a 3 storey 62 room luxury care home in Bath.

Dates: Commenced August 2015, Completed December 2016

Main Contractor: Seddon Construction

Subcontract Value: £235,000

St. James Court Offices, External Refurbishments, Almondsbury


Description: Refurbishment of office block externals including installation of level access, block-paving repairs, installation of new and repairs to existing service channels.

Dates: Commenced February 2016, Completed August 2016

Main Contractor: Kier Western

Subcontract Value: £79,000

M32 MetroBus Junction, Bristol

Description: Construction of a bus only junction on the M32 where works will include major embankments, retaining walls, drainage, road reconstruction, barrier works, signage, street lighting, diversion of existing electrical and communication cables and landscaping. Oakbourne are carrying out groundworks for MJ Church.

Dates: Commenced April 2016, Completed December 2016

Main Contractor: Graham Construction

Subcontract Value: £235,000

Barn Conversion To Factory Units, Tall Trees Estate, Cirencester

Description: Site project is deconstruction of existing barn units to steel frame and conversion into factory units with all associated groundworks and services.

Dates: Commenced May 2016, Completed Sept 2016

Main Contractor: Barnwood Construction

Subcontract Value: £24,250

We have undertaken many other projects since Oakbourne was established in 1981, click here to view our projects gallery or on the images below for details by sector. For any further information or to discuss any specific areas of interest and requirements that you may have please contact us.