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April 2017
Contracts won:-
Stable House Groundworks - The work comprises of removal of the existing buildings, shrubs and trees and construct foundations and underground drainage for a future timber framed building. Contract valued at £124,487


Wembley Primary School - The works involve the construction of a new sports hall within the school grounds with associated internal services and finishes and external works, including offsite foul drainage connection.  Contract valued at £684,692
 
 
April 2017
Considerate Constructors:
Once again we are happy to report that another of our sites has been awarded a 'Certificate Beyond Compliance' by the Considerate Constructors Scheme.  Congratulations to the Site Manager and all operatives at our Marron House and Solace Centre site in West Ealing for this great acheivement.


 
 
February 2017
Considerate Constructors:
We are delighted to report that our site at Kings College Court in Primrose Hill, London has been awared a 'Certificate Beyond Compliance' by the Considerate Constructors scheme.
Congratulations to the Site Manager, Tennant Liason Officer and all of the operatives involved in going above and beyond the required standards.



 
 
December 2016
Contracts Won:-
York House - The work comprises the demolition and reconstruction of the existing stair tower incorporating a lift; demolition of the covered walkway adjacent to the building; construction of a new two storey extension; stripping the existing external cladding to expose the structural frame and fixing new external skin; re-roofing; internal strip out and refurbishment including formation of new sanitary facilities; new services infrastructure and general finishes. Contract valued at £1,542,033.

Offley Cottages - The works involve the construction of two new 2 storey houses and garages. Contract valued at £465,000.
 
 
November 2016
Contracts Won:-
Energy Centre Building (Harpenden) - The construction of a new Biomass Energy Centre as part of the District Heating System. Contract valued at £160,000.

Codicote Primary School - The extension of existing staffroom and the infilling of an internal court yard to provide additional teaching space. Contract valued at £96,925.

Marron House & Solace Centre - The works include alteration, refurbishment and new build extensions. Contract valued at £708,512.00.
 
 
November 2016
Contracts Won:-
Finlandia Centre - 
The design and conversion of an existing building incorporating a single storey front extension and general alterations to provide 6 apartments with associated external works and services. Contract valued at £630,000.
 
October 2016
Contracts Won:-
Our Lady & St Andrew - 
Convert the existing, detached, single storey brick built garage and store into a self-contained office and Pastoral Centre Office. Convert the existing, detached, Grove Road House property into 2 self-contained flats, with shared common access. 
 
August 2016
Contracts Won:-
Theobald Street - The project consists of the demolition of the existing buildings on site, site clearance and preparation. Also the removal of an existing electrical transformer and the construction of a new warehouse building. Contract valued at £815,000.
 
July 2016
Contracts Won:-
Southall Campus
- This project includes the refurbishent of existing rooms to include redecoration, new floor coverings and ceilings (not all rooms). Also includes the alteration of the existing heating system as necessary, alteration to electrical circuits, installaton of dado trunking and an upgrade to the lighting. Furthermore there will be partition changes in isolated rooms and also the installation of toilet accomodation. Contract valued at £355,797.

Newman Catholic College - Construction of part brick and glazed extension. Self supporting canopy, alterations to reception, classroom and shower room. Contract valued at £161,993.

Christ The King Primary School - The works comprise of improvements/ remodelling  to office suite, PPA room with assoicaited external works. Contract valued at £176,887.
 
 
June 2016
Contracts Won:-
Goldhawk - 
This job involves the demolition of an existing pub whilst retaining the three story front facade. We will also be constructing ten new apartments. Contract valued at £2.9m.
 
April 2016
Contracts Won:-
Claremont Medical Centre - Ground floor front extension, First floor front & rear extensions will be constructed using timber frame technology. Demolition of the walkthrough on the side of the neighbouring property will also carried out to provide access to the works.

Completed Projects:-
Dancastle Court - Conversion of commercial office space to 6, high end, two bedroom luxury apartments.

MP Building Ltd are happy to announce two new members of the team. Nigel Roberts has joined our Contracts Managers team and will be based in our head office. Keith Atkinson has joined our team as site manager to Kings College Court.
 
March 2016
MP Building Ltd are excited to announce that we have two new members of staff joining our Quantity Surveyors Team; Sebastian Boettcher and Cristina Yeste-Lopez.

We would also like to welcome two new site managers. Andy Geraghty will be managing our site at Limehouse Basin and Mihail Chiriac will be managing our site in Barnet.


 
February 2016
Contracts Won:-
Primrose Hill - 
The works involve an extension of the existing building to add three additional floors. The additional accomodation comprises two flats to the ninth floor, one flat to the tenth floor (with access to a roof terrace) and a penthouse flat on the tenth/eleventh floor. As well as constructing the three new floors, the existing building exterior and common areas are to be upgraded. 
Holly Lodge - This contracts involves carring out internal and external renovation of a listed building. We will be upgrading the electrical and mechanical provisions, demolising an our building and upgrading the onsite parking areas and landscaping.

Works started:-
This month we have started works on our site at Reynards Road. 
 
 
January 2016
MP Building Ltd are pleased to announce a new addition to the team, Andy Gardiner. Andy has taken on the role of Contracts Manager for the company and will be based at our head office in Hitchin. 

Works started:-
This month we have started works on our site at Bushey Health Centre. 

Completed Projects:-
Indigo Court

Contracts Won:-
Old Red Lion - 
Construction of 6 town houses, with off-street parking and landscaping, built on the site of Old Red Lion Public House.
 
 
November 2015
Completed Projects:-
Coteford Infants School - 
The work involved single bay extension to existing sports hall, with internal finishes and associated services with strip and replacement roof covering.

New contracts won:-
Bushey Health Centre - 
The project comprises of the construction of a new build Health centre on 3 levels. The Health Centre will consist of 16 consulting rooms, treatment rooms, waiting rooms and a nurses station on the ground floor, with shell space for a pharmacy. There will also be a further 2 consulting rooms, doctor & staff areas, meeting rooms and storage at 1st floor which will be served by 2 lifts and stair cores. The ground floor comprises of mostly parking and plant rooms serving the building. Contract valued at £4.2m.
 
 
October 2015
Completed Projects:-
New Kings Primary School - 
Formation of new infill classroom space to early learning ground floor, internal structural alterations to internal layout within the ground and first floor school building, general refurbishment of finishes internally, with some external remodelling of entrances and pathways.
 
 
August 2015
• New contracts won:-
St Albans High School, Music Centre, Wheathampstead - Renovation and extension to Music School. Contract value at 1.5million.
Station road - Flats with retail space beneath. Contract valued at 1.3million.

• Completed projects:-
Charteris House- Phase 1 - Conversion of a three storey office block into 21 1 bedroom flats with replacement windows, installation of passenger lift, new services and associated external works.
Phase 2 -  Roof extension to form 5 or 6 1-2 bedroom residential units with extension of existing staircases, services and as above. Contract valued at £1.7 million.
 
 
July 2015
• New contracts won:-
Hempstead House (Hemel Hempstead) - 
Conversion of offices to 39 flats over 4 storeys. Contract valued at £3.5 million.
 
 
June 2015
• New contracts won:-
Roman Lane (Baldock) - Construction of 2 single detached 4 and 5 bedroom houses. Contract value £300,000.
Ashtead Park Garden Centre - A new build extension to the existing restaurant and adjacent structures to form a new restaurant, kitchen and associated staff and store rooms. Contract valued at £700,000.
Salisbury Square (Hatfield) - Phase 1 - Commercial conversion in to 8 residential flats. Contract valued at £500,000.
Coteford Infant School - Extension to existing school. Contract valued at £100,000.
New Kings Primary School - Internal alterations and refurbishment. Contract valued at £500,000.


• Completed projects:-
Village Medical Centre (Bedford) - Construction of a two storey Pharmacy and Veterinary Surgery.
St Philip Howard RC Primary School (Hatfield) - The construction of a two storey 4 classroom teaching block.
 
 
May 2015
• Completed projects:-
Codicote Sports & Community Centre (Codicote) -
Design and build of a single storey sports & community centre.
 
 
March 2015
• Completed projects:-
Swingate House (Stevenage)- External refurbishment to office building.
 
 
January 2015
MP Building Ltd is delighted to welcome another member to its team this month. Mark Brazier joins us in the role of Bid Manager and he will be based at our head office in Hitchin.
 
 
December 2014
• New contracts won:-
St Philip Howard RC Primary School
 (Hatfield) - The construction of a two storey 4 classroom teaching block which includes administrative accomodation and wc’s on each floor. Contract valued at £730,000.
 
 
October 2014
• Completed projects:-
Haileybury College (Hertford) - Phase 2

• New contracts won:-
Codicote Sports & Community Centre (Codicote) - The design and build of a single storey sports & community centre, incorporating sports hall, recreational area, toilets, changing rooms and associated external works. Contract valued at £550,000. 
Village Medical Centre (Great Denham) - Phase 1 - Construction of a two storey Pharmacy and Veterinary Surgery with associated external works, drainage and incoming services. Contract valued at £450,000.
Charteris House (Woodford Green) - Phase 1 - Conversion of a three storey office block into 21 1 bedroom flats with replacement windows, installation of passenger lift, new services and associated external works.
Phase 2 -  Roof extension to form 5 or 6 1-2 bedroom residential units with extension of existing staircases, services and as above. Contract valued at £1.7 million. 

MP Building recruits a new member to the team. Tim Denmead joins our buying department and will be based at our Head Office in Hitchin.
 
 
September 2014
• Completed projects:-
Townsend House (Hitchin) - Commercial conversion to 24 residential flats.
 
 
July 2014
• Completed projects:-
Haileybury College (Hertford) - Phase 1
 
 
June 2014
Work is progressing well on the refurbishment works at St. David’s Care Home in London W5.  We have enjoyed an excellent working relationship with Jane McAuley and Di Jones, Manager and Assistant Manager at the home.  This picture shows them taking some time out from their normal duties to try out some specially commissioned hard hats on site.  A change of career beckons!




New contracts won:-
Breakspear School (Ickenham) – Extension to classrooms (£200,000).
Private Client (Enfield) – Enabling works.
 
May 2014
New contracts won:-
Twelve Apostles Church (Hatfield) – Replace roof and stonework to listed church.
Private Client (Kent) – Refurbishment works to 2 industrial units and offices.
 
 
March 2014
New contracts won:-
Private Client (Baxter Road) – Convert redundant hostel into a mixture of 8 studio and 1 bed residential flats over 3 floors (£330,000).
Stevenage B.C. – we have been successful in securing 3 further minor refurbishment works contracts for this client, including 2 projects at the Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre.

Completed projects:-
Lister Hospital - Internal refurbishment of wet rooms and bathrooms in live maternity ward.
 
 
February 2014
New contracts won:-
Stevenage B.C. – Re-roofing and structural works to public walkways in town centre location.

Completed projects:-
Park Way Health Centre (Welwyn) – Internal refurbishment and remodelling works (£575,000).
 
 
January 2014
New contracts won:-
St. David’s Care Home (London W5) – Internal refurbishment of private care home (£350,000).

Completed projects:-
St. Alban’s High School for Girls – Internal repair works to theatre building.
Private Client (Connaught House) – Internal refurbishment to art-deco block of flats.
 
 
December 2013
MP Building Ltd would like to wish a very Happy Christmas and New Year to all visitors to our website. 
We look forward to speaking to you in the new year.
 
 
November 2013
New contracts won:-
Haileybury College, Hertford – Construction of a new dormitory and music block with extensive refurbishment to existing 3 storey school building, within a live school environment.  This contract is valued at £2m.  Work started in October and is due to be completed by September 2014.  This contract continues our highly successful track record in both the Private and State Education Sectors. 

Completed projects (click on the link to take you straight to project details):
Private Client (Camden High Street) – Internal refurbishment and structural alteration of existing first and second floor residential flats (£150,000).
Private Client (Tennyson Avenue) – Structural alterations and complete refurbishment to residential house to enable independent living for disabled resident (£260,000).
St. Luke’s Church – St. Alban’s - Structural alterations and re-ordering of worship area, hall and entrance lobby (£100,000).
Ruxley Manor Garden Centre – Sidcup – Formation of new food hall (£190,000), the fourth highly successful project for this client.
Stevenage B.C. – The Oval Community Centre – Refurbishment works.
Sherrardswood School – Welwyn - DDA works to pupil toilets.
 
 
October 2013
New contracts won:-
Private Client (St. Helen’s Garden) – Conversion from commercial office space to form 6 residential flats in North Kensington (£390,000).
Lister Hospital - Internal refurbishment of wet rooms and bathrooms in live maternity ward.
St. Alban’s High School for Girls – Internal repair works.

Completed projects (click on the link to take you straight to project details):
Stevenage Borough Council – Remodelling works to council offices (£100,000).
Webbs of Wynchbold – Droitwich – Formation of new external sales area (£200,000).
 
 
September 2013
New contracts won:-
Roe Green Junior School – Construction of new swimming pool (£550,000).
Private Client (Townsend House) - Conversion of 3 storey office building into 24, 1 and 2 bedroom flats (£1,900,000).
Private Client (Connaught House) – Internal refurbishment to art-deco block of flats.
Stevenage B.C. – The Oval Community Centre - Refurbishment works.

Completed projects (click on the link to take you straight to project details):
Lister Hospital - Refurbishment works in live hospital ward (Endoscopy Unit).
 
 
August 2013
Following on from our success at last year’s exhibition, MP Building Ltd will be attending The GLEE show at the NEC in Birmingham on the 15th to 17th September 2013.  We will be in Hall 5, stand F35.  If you are there, please do come along and meet us.  We have a growing body of Garden Centre clients, and look forward to making some new contacts at this event.



New contracts won:-
St. Lukes Church – St. Albans – Internal refurbishment works to church (£100,000).
Webbs of Wynchbold – Droitwich – Formation of new external sales area (£200,000).
Ruxley Manor Garden Centre – Sidcup – Formation of new food hall (£190,000).
Park Way Health Centre – Welwyn – Internal refurbishment and remodelling works (£575,000).
Sherrardswood School – Welwyn – DDA works to pupil toilets.

• Completed projects:-
Stevenage Borough Council - Remodelling works to council offices.
Roe Green Infant School – Internal remodelling works.
Bishop Winnington-Ingram C.E. Primary School – Courtyard infill to form I.T. Suite.
 
July 2013
New contracts won:-
Lister Hospital – Stevenage – Refurbishment works in live hospital ward (Endoscopy Unit).
Roe Green Infant School – Internal remodelling works.
Stevenage Borough Council – Remodelling works to council offices (£100,000).

Completed projects (click on the link to take you straight to project details):
Private Client –Kilburn High Road – Internal demolition and structural works to create 3 new residential flat units (£250,000).
Maswell Park Health Centre – Hounslow - Construction of new extension and internal refurbishment works to existing centre (£175,000).
Nascott Lawns Children’s Respite Unit – Watford – Extensive refurbishment works (£260,000).
St. Alban’s Girls School - Strip off and install new roof covering to existing school sports hall (£180,000).
 
 
June 2013
New contracts won:-
Private Client – Tennyson Avenue – Structural alterations and major refurbishment to residential house to enable independent living for disabled resident (£260,000).
Stevenage Borough Council – Internal repairs and redecoration to council offices.
Bishop Winnington-Ingram C.E. Primary School – Courtyard infill to form I.T. Suite.

• Completed projects:
Roe Green Junior School – Internal toilet refurbishment works.
Bedford Borough Council – Extensive refurbishment works to children’s home (£160,000).
Watford Borough Council – Refurbishment works to public conveniences with vandal resistant features.
Gossoms End Health Centre – Internal refurbishment and clinical upgrade works.
Brown & Lee Chartered Surveyors – Refurbishment works to 1st floor offices in Welwyn Garden City.
 
 
May 2013
• New contracts won:-
Watford Borough Council - Refurbishment works to public conveniences with vandal resistant features.
Private Client – Camden High Street - Internal refurbishment and structural alteration of existing first and second floor residential flats (£150,000).
St. Alban’s Girls School - Strip off and install new roof covering to existing school sports hall (£180,000).

• Completed projects:
NHS - Nascott Lawns Children’s Respite Unit – we have successfully completed the first phase of this project
 
 
April 2013
• New contracts won:-
Gossoms End Health Centre – Internal refurbishment and clinical upgrade works.
Stevenage Borough Council – External refurbishment works to retail units at The Hyde.
Roe Green Infant School – Internal toilet refurbishment works.
Brown & Lee Chartered Surveyors – Refurbishment works to 1st floor offices.

• Completed projects:
Ruxley Manor Garden Centre – Third successful job completed for this client, with the formation of a 250 place car park facility on wasteland (£450,000).
Grovehill Clinic – Hemel Hempstead – Internal refurbishment works.
YMCA - Peartree Hostel – Second successful job completed for the YMCA; fire safety improvement works to live hostel environment.
Roe Green Junior School - Refurbishment works to classrooms and external works.
 
 
March 2013
MP Building Ltd will be attending The British Dental Conference and Exhibition at the London ExCel on the 25th to 27th April 2013.  We will be on stand D6.  If you are there, please do come along and meet us.  We have a solid reputation and high level of repeat business in the Dental and NHS Sectors, with specialist knowledge of Department of Health requirements.  We look forward to making some new contacts at this event.

• New contracts won:-
Hoddesdon Health Centre – Remodelling and refurbishment works.
Park Drive Health Centre – Remodelling and refurbishment works.
YMCA - Peartree Hostel – Fire improvement works.
Roe Green Junior School – Refurbishment works to classrooms and external works.
NHS - Nascott Lawns Children’s Respite Unit – Extensive refurbishment works (£260,000).

• Completed projects:-
St. Albans Hospital – Specialist refurbishment works in live hospital ward.
Hoddesdon Health Centre – Remodelling and refurbishment works to create new consultation room.
Park Drive Health Centre – Remodelling and refurbishment works to create new consultation room.
 
 
February 2013
• New contracts won:-
Bedford Borough Council – Extensive refurbishment works to children’s home (£160,000).
St. Albans Hospital – Specialist refurbishment works in live hospital ward.
Maswell Park Health Centre – Hounslow - Construction of new extension and internal refurbishment works to existing centre (£175,000).
Grovehill Clinic – Hemel Hempstead – Internal refurbishment works.

• Completed projects:
Peace Children’s Centre – Formation of new office space and refurbishment works.
Oakhill College - Demolition and construction of external store, external hard landscaping works, to include drainage and service connections for future residential scheme.
 
 
January 2013
• New contracts won:-
Ruxley Manor Garden Centre – Formation of car park facility on wasteland (£450,000).
Peace Children’s Centre – Internal remodelling works.
Cofco UK Ltd – St Helen’s Gardens – Internal refurbishment of 3 storey West London town house.
Private Client –Kilburn High Road – Internal demolition and structural works to create 3 new residential flat units (£250,000).

• Completed projects:
Lister Hospital – Internal demolition of library and formation of a brand new fracture clinic (£150,000).
Priory Dental Centre, Royston – Internal refurbishment to create an X-Ray (OPG) and LDU room.
Cofco UK Ltd - Free Trade Wharf – Internal refurbishment of Thames river side high end residential flats.
 
 
December 2012
MP Building Ltd would like to wish a very Happy Christmas and New Year to all visitors to our website. 
We look forward to speaking to you in the new year.
 
 
November 2012
• New contracts won:
Lister Hospital, Stevenage – Convert existing flats to form new office accommodation.
Priory Dental Centre, Royston – Internal refurbishment to create an X-Ray (OPG) and LDU room.

• Completed projects (click on link, to take you straight to project details):
The Vernon Dental Practice – conversion of retail shop unit and format