Bowmer & Kirkland has grown to become one of the UK’s most successful privately-owned construction, engineering, development and communication groups.
Our headquarters are in Derbyshire and regional construction offices are in Manchester, Reading, Sunderland and Glasgow.
There are 25 companies in the group – predominantly construction related - and we employ 1300 in the UK UAE & USA.
We gained Investors in People accreditation in 2001 and were re-accredited in 2004, 2007 and 2011 demonstrating our commitment to our staff and the clients for whom they work.
In 2006 we established Soncell International Ltd –our Homeland Security and Public Safety Division.
This includes UK-based Cell Security, Sonic Communications and Panoptech. This was closely followed by Soncell North America – our US-based Public Safety Division which incorporates American Emergency Products, Dactur Electronics, Patrol Power and Soncell Dynamics.
In 2011 we established Soncell Middle East in Dubai to service existing and future clients in that region.
We established B&K Timber Structures Ltd ( now B&K Structures Ltd) to develop composite timber and steel structural frame solutions – enthusiastically received by our retail clients and the company won the Business Innovation of the Year Award in 2009.
We are Associate Members of the Considerate Constructors Scheme – only a select number of high performing contractors achieve this.
Our sustained commitment to health and safety is proven with numerous Gold Awards from RoSPA and we have established policies for Quality, Management Systems, Ethical Employment, Training and Development, Sustainability and Environment and a Sub-contractors Code of Conduct – helping our supply chain adhere to our high business standards.