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Hobson & Porter is an award-winning construction firm operating across the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region.

Quality, Reliability and Service, Foundations to build on

With a diverse range of clients covering Commercial, Housing, Healthcare, Industrial and Education property, Hobson & Porter has attained an excellent reputation for quality and project delivery.

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Hobson & Porter features on the cover of the latest edition of the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce’s Business Intelligence magazine. In the April/May…

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Dong Energy Power (UK)

Hobson & Porter has completed the onshore operations base and warehouses for Dong Energy Power (UK) to service its Westermost Rough wind farm. The £3.4m contract involved the construction of a new two-storey office building…

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Haltemprice Leisure Centre

Hobson & Porter is delighted to be on track with the delivery a £6m refurbishment of Haltemprice Leisure Centre. The latest phase of improvements at the Springfield Way-based facility, in Anlaby, has seen the opening…

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Riseholme College

Hobson & Porter has now started work on the new £13m Riseholme College. Riseholme College was recently taken over by Bishop Burton College and, with only short-term leases available on its existing site north of…

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Founded by friends

1971

Our Chairman Peter Hobson laid the foundations of the business it is today. He then collaborated with Bernie Porter on small building projects covering joinery and brickwork for private clients. Peter Hobson bought out Bernard Porter and remains sole shareholder. Bernard is still employed by the company as a Site Manager.
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Our Chairman Peter Hobson laid the foundations of the business it is today. He then collaborated with Bernie Porter on small building projects covering joinery and brickwork for private clients. Peter Hobson bought out Bernard Porter and remains sole shareholder. … Continue reading

1979

Hobson & Porter soon expanded and was incorporated as a limited company with larger works for the Local Authority forming part of our portfolio.
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Hobson & Porter soon expanded and was incorporated as a limited company with larger works for the Local Authority forming part of our portfolio.

Roy Atkin joined the Company as General Manager/Estimator, working from Pete's converted garage in East Hull.
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Roy Atkin joined the Company as General Manager/Estimator, working from Pete’s converted garage in East Hull.

1984

Hobson & Porter outgrew the 'office' that was Pete’s converted garage in east Hull and moved to premises on New Cleveland Street.
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Hobson & Porter outgrew the ‘office’ that was Pete’s converted garage in east Hull and moved to premises on New Cleveland Street.

1993

Dave Watson joined the company as a Quantity Surveyor.
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Dave Watson joined the company as a Quantity Surveyor.

1996

Change of company name to Hobson and Porter Limited. Roy Atkin retired and Dave Watson became General Manager.
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Change of company name to Hobson and Porter Limited. Roy Atkin retired and Dave Watson became General Manager.

1997

Hobson & Porter (Builders) Ltd steadily grew and, after 13 years on New Cleveland Street, moved into premises at the current location on Sutton Fields Industrial Estate which were designed and built by the company.
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Hobson & Porter (Builders) Ltd steadily grew and, after 13 years on New Cleveland Street, moved into premises at the current location on Sutton Fields Industrial Estate which were designed and built by the company.

The company took on larger projects along with additional staff, turning into a significant local contractor and employer, with 160 staff and a turnover of £10 million. The workload and client base expanded, with work from the local authority being complemented by regular contracts with the Department for Health, Housing Associations and Smith & Nephew, eventually extending to work with East Riding Council and authorities south of the River Humber.
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The company took on larger projects along with additional staff, turning into a significant local contractor and employer, with 160 staff and a turnover of £10 million. The workload and client base expanded, with work from the local authority being … Continue reading

As workload grew, the company eventually changed direction becoming a management contractor developing a wide and sustainable supply chain of local subcontractors allowing the business to deliver larger and more complex projects. The company developed a more sophisticated structure of management, and also brought estimating, buying and surveying in-house.
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As workload grew, the company eventually changed direction becoming a management contractor developing a wide and sustainable supply chain of local subcontractors allowing the business to deliver larger and more complex projects. The company developed a more sophisticated structure of … Continue reading

2014

The company is now headed by Managing Director Graham Beal, with a board of Directors including Peter's daughters Jacquie and Julie and sons-in-law David and Mark. The business has seen recent expansion to a turnover of in excess of £35 million despite the economic downturn, and a restructure has focused the company on a diverse selection of construction projects, both major and minor, and clients from all sectors.
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The company is now headed by Managing Director Graham Beal, with a board of Directors including Peter’s daughters Jacquie and Julie and sons-in-law David and Mark. The business has seen recent expansion to a turnover of in excess of £35 … Continue reading

The business’ reputation for reliably delivering quality construction projects has led to a large bulk of future works coming from repeat business. The future vision for the business is to maintain the core values of Quality, Honesty and Service, the same values the business was founded on over 40 years ago.
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The business’ reputation for reliably delivering quality construction projects has led to a large bulk of future works coming from repeat business. The future vision for the business is to maintain the core values of Quality, Honesty and Service, the … Continue reading

Hobson & Porter enjoy a large public sector client base complimented with large local private organisations, delivering an impressive 90% of repeat business.
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Hobson & Porter enjoy a large public sector client base complimented with large local private organisations, delivering an impressive 90% of repeat business.

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Clifford House, Malmo Road, Sutton Fields Industrial Estate, Kingston Upon Hull, HU7 0YF
01482 823999 8:30am - 5:30pm Mon - Fri
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