T.G. Sowerby Developments are looking forward to the new challenges that 2017 will bring.
T.G. Sowerby Developments has
enjoyed an eventful and prosperous 2016 and is looking forward to coming back
in the New Year to an exciting workload and new opportunities.
Managing Director, Steve Sowerby
said, “We have had a busy year, with one thing and another.
At the end of April, we handed
over the Ermine Grove Development at Broughton, which was extremely
well-received and Chris took his team to St Lawrence’s Road in Scunthorpe to
start a project which was due to complete at the end of January next year, but was
in fact handed back for the start of December this year.
As we came into May, we started
up our Plumbing and Heating Division once again and in just seven months we
have set on a second plumber who we are sponsoring to complete his Gas
Training, and an Apprentice Plumber who is undertaking his NVQ.
We also started on site at
Plymouth Road in Scunthorpe in May, building 20 new houses for Ongo Homes, which
are due to be handed back in the middle of next year and are coming on
We had some success went with the
LABC Awards this year. In May, we went with Ongo to the South Yorkshire &
Humber LABC Awards, where we had entered the development at Blackmoor Road in
Haxey and were delighted that it was shortlisted as a finalist. In June, we
went with Trinity Hospital Estates to Leicester for the East Midlands LABC
Awards, where Bassetlaw Building Control had entered the Daryl Room Extension.
We won the ‘Best Small Commercial’ Category, which put us through to the
National Finals in London where we were a finalist, an extremely gratifying
result. We’re looking forward to putting in this year’s entries, in both
We’ve had several new faces join
the firm this year, and seen the return of some old hands. We’ve continued our
commitment to Apprenticeships, setting on Apprentice Bricklayers, Plasterers,
Joiners and Plumbers, as well as a Trainee Site Manager and a Trainee Quantity
Surveyor who are undertaking HNC’s in Construction and the Built Environment.
We have some very exciting
projects lined up for 2017 and beyond, and some very exciting prospects which
we will be announcing early in the New Year.”
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