Leisure Sector Projects

Premier Inn, Basingstoke


Project Ref: C283

Description: An interesting city centre development involving the partial demolition of an existing office block with the retention of the existing underground carpark, this was backfilled with hardcore and then the new foundations and walls were built off the existing basement slab and walls. We also carried out the drainage and external works.

Dates: Commenced June 2014, Completion June 2015

Main Contractor: Barnwood Construction

Subcontract value: £210,000

"Oakbourne Construction completed the project on time to a very high standard, and are a credit to the industry" - Steve Dixon, Site Manager, Barnwood Construction, Premier Inn, Basingstoke.

Odd Down Sports Pavilion, Bath

Project Ref: C283

Description: A new sports pavilion with cafe, changing rooms and community space.

Dates: Commenced June 2014, Completion April 2015

Main Contractor: Kier Western

Subcontract value: £90,000

Worle Community Sports Project, Somerset

C253 Worle Community Sports Project, photo supplied by Willmott Dixon
Project Ref: C253

Description: Construction of new sports centre in the grounds of an existing secondary school. This included the ground floor slab which was supported by piled foundations.

Dates: Commenced April 2012, Completion November 2012

Main Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction

Subcontract value: £155,000

Hengrove Leisure Centre, Bristol

Hengrove Leisure Centre photo supplied by Kier
Project Ref: 247

Description: Assisting Kier Western and BTC Block Paving Ltd completing the external works to large new sports centre.

Dates: Commenced October 2011, Completion December 2011

Main Contractor: Kier Western

Subcontract value: £16,000

New Sports Pavilion, Mangotsfield, Bristol.

C233 - Sports Pavilion, Mangotsfield
Project Ref: C233

Description: New sports pavilion and changing rooms.

Dates: Commenced April 2010, Completion February 2011

Main Contractor: Leadbitter Construction

Subcontract value: £190,000

Cinema, Didcot, Oxfordshire

C176 Didcot Cinema
Description: Project Ref: C176

Description: Large new cinema and external works.

Dates: Commenced May 2006, Completion April 2007

Main Contractor: Britannia Construction

Subcontract value: £237,000

Horfield Leisure Centre, Bristol

C167 Horfield Leisure Centre
Project Ref: C167

Description: Assisting Leadbitter completing new leisure centre altering internal drainage.

Dates: Commenced August 2005, Completion

Main Contractor: Leadbitter construction

Subcontract value: £33,000

Cirencester Leisure Centre, Wiltshire

C165 Cirencester Leisure Centre
Project Ref: C165

Description: External works, drainage and services to new leisure centre including very large attenuation tanks.

Dates: Commenced July 2005, Completion

Main Contractor: Leadbitter Construction

Subcontract value: £296,000

Skateboard Park, Emersons Green, Bristol


Project Ref: C141

Description: Construction of a new skateboard park.

Main Contractor: Trulands Ltd.

Fox Den Pub, Filton, Bristol

The Fox Den Pub, Filton, Bristol
Project Ref: C122

Description: Construction of new public house designed to look old and rustic.

Dates:  Commenced December 2001

Main Contractor: Street Construction

Holiday Inn Express, Filton, Bristol

Holiday Inn Express, Filton
Project Ref: C120

Description: Construction of new hotel and external works.

Dates: Commenced September 2001

Main Contractor: Bowmer & Kirkland

Stakis Hotel Extension, Newport

Stakis Hotel, Newport. Photo supplied by Kier.
Project Ref: C080

Description: Extension to hotel for functions and conferences with additional car park.

Dates: Commenced October 1997

Main Contractor: Kier Western

Subcontract Value: £115,000

Littlecote House, Warner Brothers Hotel, Littlecote, Berkshire

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Project Ref: C076

Description: Conversion of existing manor house into luxury hotel/spa including external works.

Dates: Commenced April 1997, Completion November 1997

Main Contractor: Ernest Ireland Construction

Subcontract Value: £26,000

The Pavilion, Blunsden House Hotel, Swindon, Wiltshire

C039 The Pavilion, Blunsden House Hotel, Swindon
Project Ref: C039

Description: Extension to luxury hotel providing new function facilities and accommodation overlooking the hotel golf course.

Main Contractor: Moss Construction

Bowls Pavilion, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire

C037 Iver Heath Bowls Club
Project Ref: C037

Description: New bowls pavilion and car park.

Dates: Commenced August 1993, Completion December 1993

Main Contractor: Balast Wiltshire

Subcontract Value: £22,600

Sports Hall, Churchwell School, Summertown, Oxford

Project Ref: C031

Description: Construction of new sports hall and external works

Dates: Commenced April 1993, Completion October 1993

Main Contractor: Amey Construction

Subcontract Value: £31,000

Swindon Town Football Club, Swindon, Wiltshire

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Project Ref: C023

Description: Extension to the north stand.

Dates: Commenced October 1992

Main Contractor: Tarmac Construction

Swindon Town Football Club, Swindon, Wiltshire

Project Ref: C020

Description: Refurbishment of the player’s lounge, we carried out structural alterations and our carpenters installed the hardwood panelling and joinery.

Dates: Commenced October 1992

Main Contractor: Tarmac Construction

Golf Course, Blunsden House Hotel, Swindon, Wiltshire

C039 Golf Course, Blunsden House Hotel, Swindon
Project Ref: C017

Description: Direct to Blunsden House Hotel. Construction of 9 holes golf course in grounds of the hotel.

Dates: Commenced April 1992

Holiday Inn, Bristol (now Marriott Hotel)

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Project Ref: C008

Description: A very technically difficult project in Bristol city centre, this involved constructing new conference facilities by excavating a large new basement under the existing multi-storey hotel, this required the existing foundations to be underpinned from inside and extended below the new basement. The ground consisted of rock and a very large reinforced concrete crane base constructed for the tower crane used to build the hotel had to be removed.

Dates: Commenced 1991, Completion 1991

Main Contractor: Taylor Woodrow

Sports Pavilion, West Swindon, Wiltshire

Project Ref: Z015

Description: New sports pavilion, sports pitches and footbridge over River Ray.

Main Contractor: Tarmac Construction

National Railway Museum, Swindon, Wiltshire

Project Ref: Z014

Description: Refurbishment of one of the former Great Western Railway sheds for the National Railway Museum to exhibit steam trains.

Main Contractor: Tarmac Construction

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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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