• November 2015 – H.H. Smith Scoops Top Award

    H.H. Smith were delighted to receive the most outstanding achievement award at the annual Made in Bury Business Awards 2015 at the Longfield Suite in Prestwich last November. The company had entered the family business award and were disappointed to be overlooked, only to have that disappointment turn to elation on receiving the evening’s main […]

    Posted in 2015, Uncategorized

  • October 2015 – Hat-trick for the Boys

    Chris Purkiss (Contracts Manager) and his fiancée Christina led the way in February 2015 with the birth of their son Remi. Chris was swiftly followed by Steve Loster (QS) and his wife Jody who had their daughter Molly in July 2015. Not one to miss the celebrations, Andrew Duckworth (Chief QS) and his wife celebrated […]

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  • September 2015 – Back To School

    H.H.Smith have completed in excess of £4m of works at various educational establishments ready for the start of the new school year. St. Gabriel’s High School, works included the strip out, demolition and reinstatement of a new female toilet area. Prestwich Arts College, works included the design and boiler installation works, associated heating and formation […]

    Posted in 2015, Education

  • September 2015 – The Heat is On At St. Peter’s

    The recently installed boiler plant and associated heating works was commissioned in time for the National Heritage weekend which took place at St. Peter’s on 12th September 2015. Parishioners and visitors can be confident in their ongoing comfort. The installation is both efficient, attractive and in keeping with the traditional architecture of the building.

    Posted in 2015, Religious Establishments

  • September 2015 – Frankie & Benny’s Serves Up Another Project

    H.H. Smith have just been awarded the Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands site which requires a turnaround in 2 weeks. Men and materials will be resourced to fulfil this requirement to give The Restaurant Group continued customer satisfaction.

    Posted in 2015, Commercial

  • September 2015 – Blessing For The New Leeds Pentecostal Church

    Sunday 6th September saw 1,200 parishioners attend the date stone setting within the church’s new build structure. ‘The March of Witness’, saw the original date stone from the former Leeds Pentecostal Church repositioned to sit alongside the new church’s date stone. The blessing was an occasion for all those who attended from the very many […]

    Posted in 2015, Religious Establishments

  • September 2015 – Ashton Old Baths Starting to Show Off Its New Look

    The external scaffolding is ready for decommissioning which signifies the completion of the restoration works to the facade. The completion of this major element of the works allows the original building’s appearance to be displayed for all to see whilst inside the former community baths the business hub’s steel structure has begun to take shape. […]

    Posted in 2015, Commercial, Conservation / Restoration

  • August 2015 – Tratos Takes Shape

    Works continue to progress on programme with the new factory extension for Tratos  at Knowsley. The 3,440m2 extension is being built in 2 phases to enable the electrical services to be maintained throughout. The Tratos Group have demonstrated their confidence in H.H. Smith by instructing them to undertake mechanical and office reconfiguration to the value […]

    Posted in 2015, Commercial

  • August 2015 – Lyme Centre Gets A Facelift at Stockport College

    The fifth project within the last 2 years undertaken by H.H. Smith has just been completed at Stockport College ready for the September intake. Works at The Lyme Centre entailed the formation of a new main entrance area, relocation of the reception along with the conversion of existing adjoining rooms. The refurbishment included the  introduction […]

    Posted in 2015, Colleges/Universities, Education

  • August 2015 – Guests Check Into Luxury at The Grosvenor Hotel, Pulford

    The hotel owners are delighted to welcome their guests into their sleek and stylish newly refurbished hotel. The attention to detail has been evident in the delivery of this splendid makeover with the first floor gallery and ornate staircase displaying luxury. ‘A story book entrance for any bride’.

    Posted in 2015, Commercial, Uncategorized

  • August 2015 – In Safe Hands with H.H. Smith

    Success in the protective ecological works at Norton Priory has been demonstrated by the recent safe capture of a brown long-eared bat (Scientific name: Plecotus auritus). The bat will be released in accordance with ecological practices.

    Posted in 2015, Conservation / Restoration

  • August 2015 – Aldi Shops At Smiths

    H.H. Smith are delighted to be awarded their first Aldi store at Streford Mall, Chester Road, Manchester. The £1m project is to include the demolition of the existing unit and construction of a shell for a new retail unit along with all associated services and external works. Works have started on site with completion due […]

    Posted in 2015, Commercial

  • August 2015 – All Hands on Deck at Surf Snowdonia

    Works were completed at this iconic leisure park in Conwy for the grand opening on 1st August 2015. The 6 month contract had 6 separate structures throughout the development requiring logistical management of resources, materials, plant and labour. An additional 20% of the £2.7m project resulted from variations to the original design. These works were […]

    Posted in 2015, Commercial, Sports/Recreational

  • July 2015 – Smiths referred to Bury’s Secondary PRU

    Works commenced at Bury Secondary PRU (Pupil Referral Unit) in early June 2015. The £1.5m project is to include the internal reconfiguration and refurbishment of the derelict former young offender’s school. The extension is built and internal refurbishment works are well underway with completion due in November 2015.

    Posted in 2015, Education, Secondary

  • June 2015 – Tratos…….The Italian Job

    Tratos is one of the leading European manufacturers of electrical, electronic and fibre optic cables. As part of their expansion programme, H.H. Smith were awarded the project to erect an extension to their existing commercial building in Knowsley. Works are to include additional Class B2 floor space and remodelling of the existing building along with external […]

    Posted in 2015, Commercial

  • June 2015 – Quality In House

    Andrew Duckworth, chief quantity surveyor, has achieved his MSC Construction Law and Adjudication. A huge well done from everyone at H.H. Smith.  

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  • June 2015 – Nearly Time To Check Out At The Grovesnor Hotel

    With the wedding season fast approaching, H.H. Smith are on schedule to complete the refurbishment and extension works at the 4 star Grosvenor Pulford Hotel in Chester. The project which has included extensive refurbishment works over three floors, all to an exacting standard of finish including an ornate staircase installed which leads to the first floor gallery where […]

    Posted in 2015, Commercial

  • June 2015 – Smiths Still Dining At Frankie And Benny’s

    A further project for The Restaurant Group has just been completed at Wandsworth in London. The refurbishment works required a tight programme to ensure the restaurant could reopen as quickly as possible. H.H. Smith continue to work closely with The Restaurant Group and further projects are currently being developed.  

    Posted in 2015, Commercial

  • June 2015 – Smiths Etches It’s Way Into Museum’s History

    Pre start meetings are now underway at Norton Priory, the 12th Century, Grade II listed Museum in Runcorn, Cheshire. H.H. Smith have been awarded conservation works on the site to the value of £3m, which includes refurbishing the existing museum, a new two storey link block, external re-cladding and a bright loft link which sits […]

    Posted in 2015, Conservation / Restoration

  • May 2015 – H.H. Smith Handover The Mary Kelly Block Back To Holy Cross

    The Mary Kelly project was a 500m2 3 storey extension which had to mirror an existing building in addition to a 1000m2 refurbishment of the 2nd floor existing library. The building comprised a piled foundation and glazed sound proof offices as a feature of the refurbishment. The £1.2m project which took 33 weeks was completed within budget […]

    Posted in 2015, Colleges/Universities