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March 2015 - JemBuild shortlisted for two LABC awards

We are pleased to have to have had two of our recently completed projects shortlisted for the forthcoming 2015 South Yorkshire and Humber LABC Building Excellence Awards.

Shortlisting took place last Friday from a large and high quality group of nominations covering the whole of the area and the new sixth form classroom block at Humberston Park School was shortlisted for the Best Education Project category with the new Centre4 community centre (formally St Marys School) in Grimsby being shortlisted for the Best Community Project category.


Both contracts will now go forward to the awards ceremony which is being held on the 07 May at the Forest Pines hotel.  Watch this space!


August 2014 - ABP/Siemens contract award

JemBuild are absolutely delighted to have secured a third consecutive Siemens infrastructe project for Associated British Ports in Hull.

The project is the relocation of the existing Cemex plant (formally on Alexandra Dock).

Generally the works comprise of the provision of a new site for the multi-national aggregates company, Cemex due to their relocation from Alexandra Dock as part of the Green Ports Scheme. Works include the demolition of existing buildings, asbestos removal, design and construction of a steelwork and cladding to an existing building, the construction of a 170m new surface carriageway, drainage works, service diversions and fencing works.

July 2014 - ABP/Siemens contract award

JemBuild are pleased to have secured the second Siemens infrastructure project to be carried out at Newton Garth, Paull, Hull. The contract is a to construct a new habitat for wintering birds over 37 Hectares of existing farmland, farmland will be returned to meadow with areas lowered to form wetlands (due to the original habitat site being within the overall Siemens scheme).

The project works consist of :-

Formation of 2 no wader scrape areas (10,000m2 total) adjacent to a central ditch firstly by removing topsoil and storing on site, the reducing subsoil levels average 400mm deep and then reinstating topsoil

Stripping site topsoil over an area of 30000m2 and storing to provide area to place subsoil from wader scrapes, re-grading subsoil and reinstate topsoil over the subsoil

The central ditch (1000m long) will have land drains sealed and a new sluice gate installed to allow the water table to be raised locally around the wader scrapes, To mitigate the increase in water level 1100m of the boundary ditches are to be widened of ditches and a further 300m cleaned and scraped.

Installation of boreholes to monitor ground water levels

·         Various hedgerow / tree trimming adjacent to wader scrapes to reduce risk of predatory birds

·         Ploughing, tilling and seeding works over the site – 37200m2

·         Timber post & rail fencing around adjacent property boundary

June 2014 - ABP/Siemens contract award

JemBuild are delighted to have secured the first Green Ports/Siemens project being the construction of the Green Port/ ABP Site Compound on Alexandra Dock, Hull which consists of the construction of a 3200m2 site compound to house new modular office buildings and car parking spaces for ABP staff managing the development of the Green Port project with the works consisting of installing new Electric, Water, Telephones, foul and surface water drainage services, the excavation & re-grading levels to new falls with new stone and surfacing, the installation of new perimeter Pallisade fencing and new street lighting and road marking to car park along with landscaping works.

Northern Lincolnshire Business Awards 2014

JemBuild are delighted to have won the 'Business Hive Small Business Award' presented at the recent awards ceremony held at the Grimsby Auditorium on the 16 May. The Business Hive award recognises the progress in terms of business growth made by a small business over three years old in the Northern Lincolnshire area which has less than 25 employees and a turnover of less than £5m. A great night was had by all and we would like to thank the judging panel for supporting our application and Anne Tate (Chamber Manager and Awards Organiser) for the fautless organisation of a fantastic night.

Pictured from left to right are :-
Amanda Austin (Chair of Chamber of Commerce), Mark Webb (Managing Director of e-factor), Mark Kitchener (JemBuild Commercial Director), Gavin Johnson (JemBuild Project Manager), Mark Carroll (JemBuild Project Manager), Paul Barker (JemBuild Managing Director), Helen Fospero (Awards Presenter).

May 2014 - Healing Academy

We are absolutely delighted to have secured the new £3.6m three storey classroom block project for the Healing Academy in Grimsby. This new project is our largest contract awarded to date and we look forward to working with Healing Academy and J.A.S. Associates on this exciting and prestigious project. Works are due to commence in July 2014 with completion for July 2015.

May 2014 - RIBA/LABC Awards

We are pleased to announce the Franklin college entrance building recently completed by JemBuild has received two prestigious awards. The RIBA Yorkshire Award 2014 was presented at the recent awards ceremony which took place at the Aspire, Leeds on the 01 May and the LABC award was presented at Forest Pines LABC awards ceremony on the 08 May. We would like to offer special thanks to Franklin College and Hodson Architects for the opportunity we were given to be involved in this esteemed project.

May 2014 - Head Office Development

Due to our continued expansion, we have now secured land for the construction of our new head office in Grimsby. Please see images of our proposed development which is planned to commence in July 2014 with completion early 2015.

May 2013 - Humberston School award

 JemBuild are pleased to have secured a circa £1 million project at Humberston Park School in Cleethorpes. Works are to commence early June with a 30 week duration and generally comprise of the provision of new classroom blocks, refurbishment works, re-roofing and external works.


June 2013 - John Leggott College award

JemBuild are pleased to have secured their first contract at John Leggott College in Scunthorpe. Works to be carried out over the summer period consist of a £100k main reception refurbishment radically altering the layout and look of the existing reception and main entrance to the college.