H.H. Smith News

  • March 2019 – Revitalising First White Cloth Hall.

    Work has started last week in Leeds to restore the building that was first built in 1711 to entice traders from local areas such as Wakefield. The plans will see the First White Cloth Hall’s west wing restored, a new covered courtyard with atrium built and a new shopfront put in place. With the building […]

    Posted in 2019, Conservation / Restoration

  • February 2019 – Millwood School

    The snow held off at last weeks ‘Ground Breaking’ ceremony at Millwood School. Both James and Megan enjoyed the occasion which was given more sparkle by using the original glitter spade used in 2012 when the school was originally built. Bury Times Article: Click Here.

    Posted in 2019

  • January 2019 – Best Foot Forward

    H.H. Smith were proud to donate £500 to the ‘Strictly Best Foot Forward’ fund raising event. The annual event raises funds for Bury Hospice.  The evening raised over £51,000 and we are told was a fantastic night.

    Posted in 2019

  • January 2019 – City Centre Town Houses.

    The market is ready for City Centre living as the project undertaken by H.H. Smith on Liverpool Street can attest.  

    Posted in 2019

  • January 2019 – Visit by Royals.

    Prince Harry and Megan visited The Hive Youth Zone in Birkenhead last week.  This is fantastic for OnSide, in recognition of the wonderful work they are doing for the young of the UK, and fabulous for H.H. Smith as this is the 2nd project visited by Prince Harry in the last 18 months. He previously […]

    Posted in 2018

  • January 2019 – HH Smith Converts Atherton House.

    HH Smith & Sons have recently started conversion works to Atherton House on Talbot Road. This £4.5m project will covert a three-story office building into 48, one and two bedroom apartments by adding two additional floors. Place North West Article: Click Here

    Posted in 2019

  • December 2018 – Experience grows in Listed Works.

    Between 2013 and 2018 HH Smith have undertaken over £10m worth of work on Grade II* Listed projects. Grade II* Listed buildings account for less than 6% of all entries on the Listed Building statutory List.

    Posted in 2018

  • December 2018 – The Bridge Street Community Centre Recognised by CIAT.

    The Bridge Street Community Centre completed by H.H. Smith in 2016 has been included in CIATS Chartered Environmentalists promotional literature. The high acoustic controls required to attenuate sound transfer was recognised as exceptional.

    Posted in 2018

  • December 2018 – Transformation of Bradford’s Newborn Baby Unit.

    The Midwifery and Gynaecology Matron, Amanda Hardaker, advised the whole Women’s and Newborn team are thrilled with the end result. The process has gone so smoothly, thanks to the “exceptional professionalism” of our lead contractors HH Smith. Telegraph & Argus Article: Click here.

    Posted in 2018

  • November 2018 – Back in Wales

    Following the successful completion of Surf Snowdonia’s Commercial Hub in 2015, further works have been awarded to H.H. Smith.  This recent award includes the £1.8m Adrenaline Indoors Building, an indoor climbing and adventure centre.   Place NW Article: Surf Snowdonia

    Posted in 2018

  • November 2018 – Tratos Awards Again.

    Following five successful projects, Tratos have awarded HH Smith a two year maintenance contract at their Knowsley Plant. A further demonstration in Tratos Cavi S.P.A’s satisfaction in HH Smith work.

    Posted in 2018

  • October 2018 – 1st National Trust Contract Finishes.

    Works at Quarry Bank Mill have been H.H. Smiths first National Trust contract. Extensive conservation works have been undertaken throughout the Grade II* listed site whilst open for visitors.  Quarry Bank sees over 180,000 visitors annually.

    Posted in 2018

  • October 2018 – Grade II Listed Strip Back.

    Following the award of 2 run down listed weavers cottages on Liverpool Road, central Manchester H.H. Smith can announce that all the modern extensions have now been demolished and piling works completed. Works to upgrade can now begin.   Butterfield Architecture: News story  

    Posted in 2018

  • September 2018 – Entrance Upgrade at Holy Cross

    Pupils returning to Holy Cross College will be amazed at the newly completed college front façade and reception entrance.  The bright, open plan, airy café area offers students a comfortable environment to meet friends and relax.

    Posted in 2018

  • September 2018 – Offices become classrooms.

    September saw the completion of a £600k conversion of an office building into teaching space for Chorlton High School. The temporary classrooms are to accommodate two year groups and are required until the schools new building is completed in 2020.      

    Posted in 2018

  • August 2018 – Parrenthorn High School forges ahead.

    Works are progressing to complete the new Science Block extension at Parrenthorn High School.  Additional internal refurbishment works will complete the project.

    Posted in 2018

  • August 2018 – Feversham Academy Expansion

    Works to expand classroom numbers within the school footprint is being undertaken by constructing 3 mezzanine classrooms.  The design utilises an existing void within the building structure.  All intrusive work is to be completed before school starts in September.

    Posted in Uncategorized

  • July 2018 – Broughton Place Apartments ready to Rent.

    The 34 apartments in this stylish block are steadily being occupied, they offer comfortable accommodation in this leafy suburb. Finish is of a high standard and properties range from 1 to 3 bedroomed apartments.

    Posted in 2018

  • July 2018 – NW Construction Awards 2018 Finalist.

    H.H.Smith as finalist in the NW Construction Awards 2018 can proudly use the ‘finalist’ logo. We were finalists in the ‘Building Conservation’ and ‘Community Benefit’ categories.

    Posted in 2018

  • June 2018 – Annual Golf Day Success

    28 teams competed against each other in H.H. Smith’s annual Golf Day at Whitefield Golf Club. The weather was kind with rain holding off until all were back in the clubhouse for the evening’s entertainment. Staff Hire UK won the day and a lot of money was raised to help with the new mini & […]

    Posted in Uncategorized