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  • Bury Town Trust - 11 High Baxter Street Week 1 We began the alteration and repair of 11 High Baxter Street on 5th October 2020, with establishing the site set up and the investigation and safe isolation of the supplies to the rear extensions. Week 2 Following the demolition of the extensions and the careful removal of the low… Continue Reading
  • Wesley Chapel – Elmswell, Suffolk - The existing community has been demolished and in its place Seamans have created a new and modern community hub and office space for the village.   Refurbishment of the Old Chapel was undertaken, installing beautiful finishes and a fully integrated acoustic ceiling.  Associated external works, paths, services and landscaping also undertaken by Seamans. Continue Reading
  • Development at Field View, Silver Street, Wethersfield - A housing development of nine 3, 4 and 5 bed detached houses in the village of Wethersfield for Julia MacKay Properties. The specification for these homes included heating by air source heat pumps, integrated appliances in each kitchen and wood burners in some properties. Construction was completed late 2019 with handover to the Client in… Continue Reading
  • Clock Tower and Gatehouse Restoration - Restoration of the Clock Tower and Gatehouse at Rougham Hall is now complete. Located at Rougham Hall near Bury St Edmunds, this building was established in 1924 and had reached the point of collapse. The Hall itself was seriously damaged on 23 September 1940 when it received a direct hit from a German bomb and the clock mechanism within… Continue Reading
  • SJCC Awards 9th May 2019 - Seamans Building attended the Suffolk Joint Construction Committee Awards on the 9th May 2019.  With 2 entries in the running for an award, Seamans  were delighted to receive winning awards for both! Firstly, Seamans picked up the Winners Award for Best New Build - Large Scheme, for the 14 Almshouses, Framlingham completed earlier this year. This… Continue Reading
  • ISO 45001:2018 Accreditation - 30/04/2019 Continuous Registration to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 incl SSIP We are delighted to announce Seamans Building has recently achieved further ISO accreditation 45001:2018.  This Occupational Health & Safety standard has been developed to provide employee safety, reduce workplace risks creating safer working conditions for business all over the world.  Integrated into our company's existing management… Continue Reading
  • Construction Commences at Elm Farm Park - 08/08/2019  Windows and doors installed, the roadway is being laid.             05/03/2019 Starting to take some shape now with cladding being installed.             06/02/2019 The roofing being installed by our own team here at Seamans Building.           17/01/2019 With the steel… Continue Reading
  • A Hybrid Future for Seamans Building - We are pleased to have recently installed 2 Electric car charging points to the front of our Head office here at Elm Farm Park. Seamans currently have 2 Hybrid cars within our fleet which require this facility, and we offer it to any guest who wishes to ‘top up’ on their visit to Seamans Building.… Continue Reading
  • Sod Cutting Ceremony – Elm Farm Park Commercial Units Scheme - Above: Sod Cutting Ceremony taking place. Left to right: Ben Whatling (Project Manager), Darryl Long (Finance Director), Duncan Haydon (Client), Steven Reason (Estimating Director) and Glenn King (Project Co-ordinator). Construction of the first phase of the Elm Farm Park Commercial Units B1 Scheme is set to begin later this month, after successfully obtaining Planning Permission… Continue Reading
  • Medieval Gate House undergoes Restoration -                     In the grounds of a Medieval Manor House in Norfolk stands this 2-storey derelict brick Gatehouse. The Gatehouse dates from 1570 and includes a Coat of Arms, terracotta columns, windows to the first floor and a stone plaque in the gable head. Works included new… Continue Reading