This is a £5m new build project for Yorkare Homes to construct a three-storey premium care home. The 72-bed facility has a separate unit for nursing, residential care and two smaller dementia care units.
Hobson & Porter was the main building contractor at the 1.3-acre site in Beverley Parklands. Unlike many facilities or buildings of this scale, this was constructed using traditional brick and block methods as opposed using steel, timber or other rapid-build construction techniques. One driver for this was the emphasis on providing a traditional home environment for residents as opposed to a clinical or healthcare-led environment.
This is a new build project to enlarge Norton Community Primary School to accommodate the increasing number of pupils. The new satellite building on Langton Road is for year 5 and 6 pupils and staff, and is located a quarter of a mile away from the main school site on Wood Street.
The new structure was built onto an existing building, formerly Brooklyn House, owned by North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) and previously used as a venue for the delivery of youth and community services;
This is the third project Hobson & Porter has undertaken for Humberside Fire and Rescue Service in the last two years, having previously transformed Immingham West Fire Station in North Lincolnshire into a purpose-built training facility, and delivered a £2 million state-of-the-art station at Clough Road in North Hull.
Hobson & Porter began the process of upgrading Bransholme Fire Station’s internal facilities late in 2016, with a refurbishment contract with its minor works unit worth around £500,000. The station,
The project at Priory Primary School, commissioned by Hull City Council, involved a wide range of works to enlarge the school to facilitate a greater intake of pupils, with a refurbished building for juniors, and infants occupying the existing school building (which previously accommodated both juniors and infants). Works were also done to improve and modernise part of the adjoining children’s centre.
Improvements were made to the interior and exterior of the buildings, a play area and car park were created to the front of the school,
Hobson & Porter delivered this scheme involving the construction of a new depot for DPD Distribution, on behalf of the Horncastle Group.
Situated on a five-acre plot, the site has parking spaces for 59 vans, five HGV trailers and 60 car parking spaces. The project encountered some unforeseen issues with ground conditions, a challenge met and overcome by Hobson & Porter with no impact upon the programme.
Excess sand had to be removed from site to allow adequate construction of the sub-base and concrete slab.
Completed in September 2016, this project involved the construction of two brand new, state-of-the-art educational buildings. The first consists of a new sports facility complete with a Sports England Certified Sports Hall designed for a wide range of activities including; football, basketball, volleyball and gym. The second building is a three-storey food and nutrition facility with microbiology labs, commercial kitchen and open teaching space. Externally, we erected a large, floodlit 3G sports pitch for football and rugby.
The project was shortlisted in two categories of the Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards 2017: Development Project of the Year (over £5m) and Sustainable Project of Year.
Hobson & Porter’s Nostell Way housing project in Bridlington came about as part of a £5.5m project to build new affordable homes for council tenants, creating 48 brand new houses at the top of Pinfold Lane, consisting of 28 three-bedroom homes and 20 two-bedroom homes, to be accessed via Nostell Way.
The building materials, including triple glazing and extensive insulation, were chosen to make sure the houses are all energy efficient, and compost bins and water butts have been installed in order to encourage residents to live environmentally friendly lifestyles.
The minor works division of Hobson Porter have delivered a scheme on behalf of JCT 600 Properties involving the regeneration of a car showroom to comply with the new Volkswagen corporate specification.
The showroom refurbishment project comprised of demolition works, new drainage installation, erection of internal steelwork to support feature walls and plastering works.
Internal decoration works and the installation of various fixtures and fittings within the showroom area were also incorporated into the project. These included painting,
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 and the refurbishment of an existing warehouse building that provides an on-shore base for the offshore wind farms, situated off the Lincolnshire coast.
It is estimated that 100 employees will be based from the offices in Eastside Road, Grimsby, for the next 25 years,