The University of Northampton’s Waterside Campus is our largest project to date. Several new buildings within extensive grounds alongside the River Nene offer exemplary learning and working environments that will act as a beacon of regeneration for the whole community.
We completed a new rail manufacturing plant on behalf of CAF, the Spanish rolling stock manufacturer, at this former industrial site in South Wales. The plant combines manufacturing, warehousing, and testing areas and is fully integrated into the existing railway lines.
The construction of a chimpanzee enclosure at Twycross Zoo was one of our more unusual projects. The design was dictated by specific needs, particularly with regards to security.
Founded as a partnership in 1923 by Alfred Bowmer, a joiner and Robert William Kirkland, a bricklayer, we now have 25 companies in the group but are still very much a family business.
The Bowmer connection with the company ended in 1968 and our Main Board now includes the fourth generation of the Kirkland family.
Company founded by Robert William Kirkland (first generation), a bricklayer and Alfred Bowmer, a joiner.
Jack Kirkland (second generation) who joined the company aged 15 as an apprentice joiner, was appointed Managing Director.
Soncell International was formed to add diversity to the group and has companies in the USA and Middle East.
We will be starting on site early in 2019 on the HMRC’s new East Midlands’ base.
We have a new look – a new visual identity which we believe is strong and purposeful.
Head of development division celebrated at East Midlands’ Property Awards.