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2008

 

 

Company News (December 2008)

 

In December we maintained our Investors in People status, receiving some excellent feedback from our employees through the assessor. As every we will continue to listen to and respect all of our employees who are vital to our company being successful and to ensure that we maintain our happy & rewarding working environment.

 

During December we commenced work on the following projects

  • Escomb Primary School, Bishop Auckland - Kitchen Refurbishment - £40K

  • Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School, Peterlee - Window Replacement & Alterations - £240K

  • St Bede's RC Primary School, Stockton - External Works - £30K

Project Update - Durham Magistrates Courts (November 2008)

 

In November we completed works to the fully refurbished and remodelled Magistrates Court at Durham.

 

 

 

Project Update - St Joseph's RC Church Hall, Langley Park (November 2008)

 

In November we completed works to the newly refurbish church hall in Langley Park.

 

 

 

Company News (November 2008)

 

In November we commenced work on the following projects

  • Hild & St Bede's College, Durham University - Refurbishment £150K

  • Enterprise House, Barnard Castle - DDA Work including lift - £45K

  • St Alban's RC Primary School, Pelaw - External Works - £60K

  • Cassop Community Centre - DDA Works - £25K

Project Update - Elvet Riverside, Durham (October 2008)

 

In October we hand over the newly refurbished lecture theatres back to Durham University in time for the commencement of the new academic year.

 

Company News (October 2008)

 

In October we commenced work on the following projects

  • Wolsingham Town Hall - DDA Work including lift - £25K

Company News (September 2008)

 

In September we commenced work on the following schemes

  • House in Sunderland, disabled adaptations and major refurbishment - £180K

  • St Mary's RC Primary School, Aycliffe - External Works - £80K

  • St Joseph's RC Primary School, Usher Moor - Extensions and Alterations - £150K

Company News (August 2008)

 

During August VEST Construction commenced work on the following projects

  • St Aidan's College, Durham University - Refurbishment & Extension - £1.3m

Company News (July 2008)

 

In July we commenced work on the following schemes

  • St Michael's Comprehensive School, Billingham - Structural Works - £120K

  • St Joseph's Primary School, Billingham - Alterations - £40K

  • St Leonard's Comprehensive School, Durham - Alterations - £85K

  • Heighington Primary School - Extension - £100K

  • St Godrick's Primary School - Refurbishment - £40K

Company News (June 2008)

 

During June VEST Construction commenced work on the following schemes

  • Elvet Riverside, Durham University - Major Refurbishment - £970K

  • St Jospeh's RC Primary School, Murton - Playground - £30K

  • St Jospeh's Parish Hall, Langley Park - Internal Refurbishment & Extension - £120K

 

Company News (May 2008)

 

During May VEST Construction commenced work on the following schemes

  • Grange Road Vets - Major Refurbishment/Alterations at a live facility - £200K

  • Morpeth - Disabled Adaptations and Extensions - £210K

 

Company News (April 2008)

 

During April VEST Construction commenced works on the following schemes

  • Dental Surgery in Lanchester - Major Refurbishment/Alterations of a live facility - £115K

  • Durham Magistrates Court - Major Refurbishment/Alterations - £390

  • Glenholme Leisure Centre - Refurbishment of the Wet Changing Areas - £45K

 

Company News (March 2008)

 

During April VEST Construction commenced works on the following schemes

  • Coundon & Leeholme - Major Refurbishment/Alterations of a live facility - £230K

 

Project Update - Durham Town Hall (March 2008)

 

Durhamís Historic Town Hall has reopened its doors after being closed for a year. During that time it has been subject to major refurbishment works costing around £900,000.

 

City of Durham            BBC News (Photographs)          The Northern Echo            Longden Doors

 

Built in 1850 and modelled on Londonís Westminster Hall, the Town Hall features an impressive hammer-beam roof as well as superb stained glass windows, paintings, heraldic symbols and a magnificent fireplace of local stone.

 

The refurbishment features a new public entrance with improved access for all, including a lift taking disabled persons to the main floors, upgrading of the facilities within the building including the kitchen and enhanced security and fire detection systems. The new facilities will help enhance use of the historic building with corporate events, functions and even weddings.

 

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Project Update - Shildon Town Council (March 2008)

 

After successfully completing phase 1 refurbishment of Shildon Town Council's offices, VEST Construction has recently commence works on phase 2.

 

 

 

Project Update - Waterside Bar, Durham University, Queen's Campus in Stockton (February 2008)

 

Following a fast track refurbishment carried out over a 6 week period including Christmas, the newly refurbished Waterside Restaurant and Bar opened its doors to students and staff on February 4th, with Councilor Bill Noble, Mayor of Stockton and Professor Ray Hudson, PVC Regional Strategy & Queen's Campus performing the opening ceremony.   With views over the River Tees, the Waterside offers delicious homemade food throughout the day, with Stephenson and Snow College dining each evening after which students and staff can sit and relax in the bar, chill out in the quiet area or get involved in quizzes, games & film nights.  

Sophie Marx, Stephenson JCR President said " This is a fantastic new venue which I am excited and proud that the University have provided for us! It is becoming more and more popular by the day and is certainly one of the best College bars.   "   

Kate Lees, Snow JCR President added "This is a brilliantly updated facility, which we are extremely happy with. To have a stylish, friendly venue on campus to go to in the evenings, with a great view of the River Tees, is simply brilliant."  

 

          

 

 

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