Contracts Recently Won, York

Following on from our recent award success we are pleased to announce the company is currently on site at the £2.9 million Keighley Police Station for West Yorkshire Police and has just commenced the first of six partnered Children’s Centres for Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Council totalling nearly £2.5 million.  The company has recently completed a laboratory complex at South Craven School for North Yorkshire County Council at a value of £1 million and other significant contracts have been secured with City of York Council, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and North Yorkshire County Council.

SME Contractor of the Year 2005!

Contract Journal

Hot off the press………., Parkinson Directors and a number of the “Team” attended the Contract Journal Construction Industry Awards ceremony hosted by Clive Anderson at the Grosvenor House, London.  Following which, we are very proud to announce our success in achieving the highly prestigious award for SME Contractor of the Year 2005!

The judges stated that, “this category saw some of the toughest competition in this year’s awards”, “an excellent presentation from a company doing lots of good things”.

SME Contractor of the year Award

News hot off the Press!……..We are proud to announce that we have been short listed to go through to the next heat and are one of five other contractors to be put forward for this prestigious award!

Exemplar Design – Devonshire Road School

Parkinson Building Contractors have recently been awarded the contract to build one of the first ever exemplar designed schools in the UK. The contract value will be in the region of £7m

The company was up against some very strong competition, with both local and national organisations applying for the contract.

The works involve the demolition of the old Devonshire Road School, which was a listed building and the target of an arson attack. The school will be constructed on the original site with anticipated completion scheduled for the last quarter of 2006.

New School to be a

Cllr Ivan Talyor, responsible for the Devonshire Road Primary School predicted at the “Sod Cutting Ceremony”, which was attended by local dignitaries, teachers and pupils of the old school, “This is going to be special, we don’t want to build a conventional school that wouldn’t grip the imagination of the Blackpool people”.  Features of the new school will include: Beehive Design, allowing for classrooms and a play area on the same level, as well as a flexible social area and multi use sports area for pupils.  Project due for completion, September 2006.

Outstanding Service Award

Seen here is Peter Glenn who attended an award ceremony on behalf of The Civic Trust.  The Customer One Stop Initiative to Blackpool Borough Council.  This project was a phased partnered referbishment with a value in excess of £2.5 million,which was undertaken by Parkinson Building Contractors

Parkinson Achievements during the past 12 months

We have all worked extremely hard to achieve a number of targets which were set out at the beginning of the year.  Following are a number of our team successes:

Contract Journal

Due to our commitment and hard work, we felt that there was no better time to shout about our achievements for 2004/5, therefore we have entered our submission for this prestigious award.  We will find out later this year if we have been successfully short listed and the winner will be announced in October of this year.


Manchester Office Relocation-

During July our Manchester regional operation will relocate to a new office suite in Bury.  This will provide much easier access for both staff and visitors alike and will provide a more amenable environment for our Manchester “team”.

Health and Safety Award

Our health and safety statistics continue to be a testimony to the company’s safety ethos. We have been awarded the British Safety Council’s “International Safety Award” in recognition of 80,000 man hours worked without any reportable incidents or accidents at St George’s School, Blackpool.

“Can’t fault the service. Very pleased with the whole team.”

Dunnington Primary School/ City of York Council