Hobson & Porter unveiled its new Assisted Living show home to Hull City councillors, mental health groups, potential customers and local media in a series of open days in November.
The team from Hobson & Porter’s Minor Works division was contracted for the fit out of the two-up, two-down home on Bexhill Avenue in East Hull, which is designed to show off a range of technology created to enable people with learning disabilities to live more independently.
The innovative features include everything from a voice activation television set to a set of self-stopping taps that stop a bath overflowing using magnetic fields.
Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire-based construction firm Hobson & Porter has continued the impressive growth of its Minor Works division with two key appointments in 2017.
A new estimator and quantity surveyor have been appointed to support the division’s rapidly increasing portfolio of contracts across the region. Adam O’Gara and Katy Slunker both joined Hobson and Porter in early 2017, and will be supporting teams on various projects.
The firm’s Minor Works division currently provides services to several high-profile organisations in the Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire regions,
The minor works division of Hobson Porter have delivered a scheme on behalf of JCT600 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 been making its mark on the education sector, with successful projects completed or underway for a number of institutions across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. Recent projects have included refurbishment, extension and new-build projects at educational facilities for all ages.
The market-leading construction firm has been instrumental in creating the Bishop Burton Riseholme campus, located within the Lincolnshire showground. Phase 1 of the project, valued at £13m has now been completed and the £11.5m Phase 2 is underway.
Hobson & Porter have been positively contributing to the built environment in Yorkshire & Lincolnshire since 1971 through collaboration, innovation and our dedication to building projects. We construct, enhance, extend and refurbish buildings to deliver a skyline which enables our region to grow and prosper.