News

Leading construction company start work on sites of 2300-home developments

April 27, 2017

Work has started on the first phases of developments of more than 2300 homes in South Norfolk, with a leading Norfolk construction company first on both sites. Bateman Groundworks’ teams cut the first sods on site at Wymondham, where Taylor Wimpey will build more than 1200 homes in the next decade, and at Hethersett where…

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Bateman Groundworks invests in new offices ready for Norwich NDR housing boom

April 27, 2017

A leading East Anglian construction company is future-proofing its expansion and securing a prime position for new business opportunities by opening offices closer to Norwich. Bateman Groundworks’ new base is located just a mile from the new £178m Northern Distributor Road (NDR) where an estimated 10,000 new homes will be built from the end of…

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Lewis Nicholas joins board of directors

April 21, 2017

Lewis Nicholas joined the board of Bateman Groundworks on March 30. Appointing Lewis, 26, to the role of Production Director, Richard Bateman, Managing Director, described Lewis as a “driving force” in moving the business forwards since he joined nearly five years ago. “His ability to manage people is outstanding. He has shown impressive dedication and…

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Apprentice to manager makes company history

January 10, 2017

High flier Sam Allen has made history for leading East Anglian construction company Bateman Groundworks in its 20th anniversary year. Sam, 32, is the first employee to join the company as an apprentice and win promotion through all 11 staff levels to become site manager on a prime residential development in Norfolk. He is now…

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Bateman Best of British at Top Business Awards

November 25, 2016

Bateman Groundworks was among the “best of British” finalists at the 2016 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards in London in November. It was among 12 companies from across the country shortlisted from hundreds of entries for the small to medium business category. A total of 140 finalists were in 18 categories in the annual awards,…

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Commercial News

November 20, 2016

In the last two months, we have seen the completion of two contracts; Persimmon Homes’ development at The Pastures at Brundall and Taylor Wimpey’s Broadland Meadows at Loddon. The award of these two contracts, at the time, played a key part in giving the business the confidence to invest in its own resources and plan…

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Spirit of Enterprise Business of the Year 2016

November 14, 2016

Bateman Groundworks was named Great Yarmouth Spirit of Enterprise Business of the Year 2016 at the annual awards at Great Yarmouth Town Hall in November. The management team was delighted to be recognised, in its 19th year of business in the town, by the biggest and most prestigious annual celebration of business excellence in the…

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Looking Forward to a Positive and Productive 2017

November 11, 2016

Welcome to the December 2016 edition of the Bateman Groundworks Newsletter. This year has been an interesting and, in some respects, challenging year for Bateman Groundworks. The turmoil created by the referendum over our relationship with Europe and the wellpublicised outcome created some uncertainty in the residential markets which impacted on our workload for a…

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