• Newsletter

    July 2019
    Issue 3

Acton Gardens

Arnhem Wharf

St Pancras Cemetery

Company and Contract News


Allard Construction Ltd are delighted to announce that we have secured a contract on the £50m redevelopment project at The Courtauld Institute of Art in London for Sir Robert McAlpine. We will be carrying out restoration works to the historic Grade One listed building on the external sections of the famous gallery.

Architect's impression of The Courtauld Gallery

We have also secured another contract within the Arts and Theatre sector. Allard Construction Ltd have been appointed by Sir Robert McAlpine to carry out the liquid waterproofing works at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London. We will be removing all existing asphalt waterproofing and installing Sika Liquid Plastic Ltd platinum guaranteed Decothane Ultra System.

CIF Funding Successes

Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) is an annual bidding process for academies and sixth-form colleges to apply for government funding. The prime priority of the funding is to address the condition need with the key focus of keeping the academy or sixth form buildings a safe working environment. A small amount of the funding also goes towards academies and sixth form colleges that are highly rated by Ofsted who demonstrate a need to expand.

We are delighted to announce that this year we secured multiple projects throughout the UK – an increase from the amount of bids we successfully won last year. We have attained projects in London, Nottinghamshire, Essex, Derbyshire, East Anglia, West Midlands and many more.

For additional information on how we could assist in obtained funding please visit our Contact page and reference CIF Funding. Once received the relevant person will be in contact.

Case Studies

30 Cleveland Street

Allard Construction Ltd were appointed by Interserve Ltd/Paragon to carry out the waterproofing works at 30 Cleveland Street in London. The project consisted of both new build and refurbishment works to the 1930’s building.

Pennine Way (Works in Progress)

Appointed by Make Consulting Ltd, we have placed a new fenced off hockey pitch in the original school field. Inclusive of a disabled access ramp, multi sports marking, 4G AstroTurf pitch and floodlighting. This has been a fantastic project to be involved in as the school is highly regarded by the English Hockey Board as one of the standout schools in the UK. We are delighted to have assisted the school in providing suitable facilities for budding Hockey stars!!

Once complete a case study will follow on our website.

1 Palace Street (Works in Progress)

We have been employed by Balfour Beatty to carry out works at 1 Palace Street in Westminster. We will be delivering a multi trade package circa £2,000,000 consisting of Hot Melt, Lead & Slate works and the installation of Green Roofs in several areas along 1 Palace Street. During the project we will be working in close conjunction with Alumasc and Exterior Building Services to successfully deliver the contract.

All progress photos and updates are on our LinkedIn page. Once complete a case study will follow on our website.


We understand that the construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries in the UK, with roofing and scaffolding being the two most dangerous sectors. We are committed in providing health and safety information, guidance and support for our Operations Managers, Contract Managers, Site Supervisors and Operatives to identify, reduce and eliminate hazards or risk. We carry out regular Health & Safety training sessions for our employees both office and site based.

Alan Cryer, our Health & Safety Manager regularly conducts in-house training programs and we send Operatives on external training courses. All of our employees are kept up to date and regularly administered by Alan.

The photo opposite shows a recent Abrasive Wheels training course that Alan carried out for our Operatives.

Andy Bannister, our Contracts Manager will be undertaking his Appointed Persons Training. This course will cover topics like regulations, Codes of Practices, Method Statements and much more.

Charity News

The 13th-19th May is the awareness week of Mental Health, an important issue to address considering the bad stigma attached to Mental Health in the Construction industry.

We recently showed our support through a pub quiz we organised in aid of Mates In Mind. Mates In Mind is a fantastic charity that raises awareness, addresses the stigma of poor mental health and aims to improve positive mental wellbeing in construction and related industries across the UK. To find out more visit https://lnkd.in/gJ2fyBc.

Thank you to everyone who attended the quiz and donated - we raised a fantastic £150 for Mates In Mind. Congratulations again to the winning team – The Allard Mallards!!

Following the announcement in our last newsletter we are delighted to announce that Harry Sullivan, our Director’s Assistant successfully completed the Edinburgh Marathon. Harry ran in aid of Prostate Cancer UK and raised an incredible £550 for the charity. Congratulations Harry and we hope that your legs have finally recovered!!

Our Director, Aaron Chapman, our Assistant Estimator, Brandon Barltrop and our Contracts Supervisor, Tom Forey will be participating in the ASICS 10K run in London on Sunday 21st July. They will all be running in aid of Prostate Cancer UK, a charity close to many here at Allard Construction Ltd.

If you would like to support the team please click the link below and visit our JustGiving page to donate.


Our next issue of our newsletter will be launched in September.

Victoria Sheffield.
Marketing Manager at Allard Construction Ltd.

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