We have seen a 50% increase up from last year. This has been very encouraging for the construction industry as a whole as I continually hear only positive feedback and positive funding back to drive businesses forward.
My last newsletter highlighted that as a business we had been very busy with enquires and I am very pleased to confirm that we have been successful in over 60% of our submitted tenders. This conversion rate shows that we are on point with others competing in the market place.
Our design department has been very busy formalising schemes for many domestic clients and we are just about to draw up a new development scheme for our sister company Saul Brothers Developments.
We are just completing of our development of two apartments known as the Black Horse Chequers in Salisbury Town Centre. We are pleased to announce that we have provisionally reserved the apartments for an investor who wishes to acquire both.
The half term break was extremely busy with us undertaking works in for separate school sites. I am delighted to confirm that we have five separate school sites booked for the summer holidays break and we are currently tendering for four more!
Alisdair Boydcamps – has now joined the office team as our new contracts manager picking up from where Carl left off. Alisdair has taken to this role like a duck to water and is already striving to improve our systems.
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.
We are still currently tendering sixteen projects; from domestic extensions to large commercial refurbishment works varying form £100k - £1m
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:
Southbroom School – Flooring & Toilet refurbishment. Project duration 6 weeks. Client Salisbury Diocese Office.
Morgans Vale School – Creation of new classroom extension. This project is currently live and will continue through into the school holidays. Client Salisbury Diocese Office.
Grateley House School – Kitchen refurbishment. We are to remove the existing rear kitchen and install new walk in freezer and chiller units and revamp the existing facility. Project duration 6 weeks. Client Cambian Group
South Wilts Girls Grammar School – Small Remedial works in various locations and currently tendering for an infill classroom extension. Project duration 6 weeks. Client SWGS
Farleigh School Andover – Roofing works. Major repairs and small roof replacements to various locations. Project duration 6 weeks. Client Salisbury Diocese Office.
Sydney Street – Splitting a four bedroom house into two 2 x bedroom properties for an existing client. Project duration 6 weeks.
1 a Silver St – Refurbishment works to an existing site of 1 x commercial shop, 2 x one bedroom flats, 1 x three bedroom house and the conversion of existing building into a mixture of 1 & 2 bedroom dwellings. Project duration 26 weeks. Client Saul Brothers Developments.
Peter Saul, Saul Bros