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August 2014 Newsletter

As Saul Brothers grows from strength to strength I feel it is important that we share our news with all of you on a monthly basis. With this in mind August will be our very first news update!

As Saul Brothers grows from strength to strength I feel it is important that we share our news with all of you on a monthly basis. With this in mind August will be our very first news update!

Last year was a great year for us as a local building firm undertaking a whole array of projects in both the domestic and commercial sectors. As a company we have been able to diversify to ensure we keep up with the latest in technology and green building techniques. This diversity has laid us to a new path. We have been very successful with local school works and this is a direction that I wish to push through. Whilst this is all very exciting I also wish to point out that we are still committed to serving our local community and hope to enjoy success with all those who may require our services.

Peter Saul


August updates

We’d like to welcome some new team members to Saul Bros.

Chris Brunell – Quantity surveyor - Chris is an established quantity surveyor working for our team on a part time basis undertaking estimates and valuations.

Carl Nutt - Contracts Manager – Carl has been working for the team for the last couple of weeks and is undertaking a contracts managers role within the business. Carl has a vast wealth of hands on experience and qualifications and I hope we are all ready to learn a thing or to as he is!

Lee Kennedy - Health and safety officer – Lee runs a Health & Safety Consultation Business. Lee has agreed to come on board on a part time basis to assist the safe running of the business. Lee has great experience in guiding companies such as ours in a positive direction. Lee’s intentions are not to police the sites but to ensure that we are undertaking our responsibilities and duties effectively. Lee will be on hand to answer any questions and to help so please feel free to ask him as it is important that we all work safely together.

Ross Soloman – Improver – Ross has been placed to work alongside Richard Burt as an improver / carpenter.

Troy Cooper - Labour – Troy will be working as a general labour.

Hannah Foskett - Office Junior - Hannah has joined the ReplaceMyBoiler.com team (Saul Brother’s sister company) as a trainer administrator. Hannah has slotted in nicely and is working well trying to keep records of daily tasks and to try improve our systems

Works

As Saul Brothers goes form strength to strength we would like to keep you all up to date on tenders we are working on, new works that we have been awarded and the progress of existing projects.

Tendering Projects

We are currently tendering for over twenty projects, too many to list, of various sizes from kitchen £10k refurbishments to new commercial roofing projects and extensions circa £300 - £400k

Awarded Projects

We have been successful with many tenders that we have been asked to return and can report that we have kindly accepted the following works for the summer holidays:

Porton St. Nicholas Schools – Toilet refurbishment & classroom extension. Project duration 10 weeks

Chilmark School – Creation of enclosed corridor between two buildings and library alterations. Project duration 5 weeks

Grateley House School – Quarley refurbishment works forming new overnight accommodation and alterations to existing forming new en suite facilities. Project duration 5 weeks.

Amport works Small alterations to existing house base forming en suite bathrooms to two rooms. Project duration 5 weeks. We are also hoping to be awarded alterations to their kitchen.

South Wilts Girls Grammar School – Alterations to existing class rooms forming new offices, alterations to DT, and various alterations to existing suites. Project duration 5 weeks

Flats to the Rear of 32 Winchester Street – This is a Saul Brother own project. We are to build two new two bedroom flats out of the ground at the back of the shop that we recently renovated. We are now pleased to announce that we have the funding in place and look to commence these works within the next few weeks.

Existing Projects

Hyde Church Community Centre – Craig had been making great progress to the new community centre. These works started at the end of April and we are almost at plate height. We are on target with our programme and look forward to practical completion in December

Broxburn Road New Build three bedroom bungalow – There has been change in management on this site and Mike Kelly has really taken up the challenge and is driving the site on well. This has been a difficult build from the start and has been fraught with design and building regulation changes. We are now pleased to report that the changes have now all been agreed and has allowed us to make good progress on the retaining walls and we hope to start out of the ground to the dwelling within the next couple of weeks.

Greencroft St. – We have now finished working on 51 and 41 Greencroft St. This Street has seemed to be a successful one for us. So far this year we have works on 79, 54, 52, 51, 49, 41 39 & 26. We have almost completed drawings for number 26 and hope to be awarded the works to make major structural alterations and modernisation works.