Defence Sector Projects

Hercules Project, MOD Lyneham, Wiltshire

Project Ref: C284

Description: £121 million redevelopment of the former RAF Lyneham into a new joint forces technical training college, on behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MOD). Click here for further details. We are working as sub-contractors for MJ Church who are the Groundworks contractor on the Project.

Dates: Commenced July 2014, Completion October 2015

Main Contractor: Kier Construction/Balfour Beatty joint venture.

Subcontract value: £473,000

New Flight Simulator / Training Centre, RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire

Flight Simulator / Training Facility, RAF Brize Norton, photo courtesy of Kier
Project Ref: C228

Description: Construction of offices and warehouse to form training centre and to house flight simulator.

Dates: Commenced November 2009, Completion December 2010

Main Contractor: Kier Construction

Subcontract value: £220,000

UK National Defence Agency, Basil Hill Barracks, Corsham, Wiltshire

Project Ref: C110

Description: Construction of high specification military installations.

Dates: Commenced September 2000

Main Contractor: Rockbuild

Subcontract Value: £174,000

Sergeants’ Mess, RAF Lyneham, Wiltshire

Project Ref: C046

Description: Enabling works for new mess facilities including diversion of services and preparation of piling mat.

Dates: Commenced June 1994

Main Contractor: Pearce Construction

Larkhill Barracks and Tank Hangers, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire


Project Ref: C044

Description: New Barracks and tank hangers with large areas of external works.

Dates: Commenced March 1994, Completion January 1995

Main Contractor: Ernest Ireland Construction

Subcontract value: £350,000

RAF Upavon, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire

Project Ref: C042

Description: New barracks and offices.

Dates: Commenced January 1994

Main Contractor: Pearce Construction

Subcontract value: £175,000

Duke of Gloucester Barracks, South Cerney, Wiltshire


Project Ref: C019

Description: Construction of two new barrack blocks and external works.

Dates: Commenced August 1992

Main Contractor: Amey construction

Subcontract value: £76,000

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We have undertaken many other projects since Oakbourne was established in 1981, please contact us for further information and we'll pleased to provide details of other work that we have carried out and to discuss any specific areas of interest and requirements that you may have.

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