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Out with the old and in with the new

April 18, 2018

Recently our management team visited the JCB factory in Staffordshire to see our new machines on the production line. We have replaced our 2012 fleet of JCB 3CX Backhoe Wheeled Diggers with five new 2018 models. Richard Bateman, Executive Chairman, Jason Ramsey, Managing Director, Lewis Nicholas, Production Director, and David Lefevre, Finance Director, travelled to…

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Bateman Groundworks management team at the JCB factory

Construction leader invests £1/2m in fleet expansion

January 24, 2018

Growing construction company Bateman Groundworks has invested nearly £1/2 million in new vans to expand its fleet to service its record number of contracts. The purchase of 45 Renault Kangoo vans from Norwich motor dealer Holden Renault comes just months after the company spent £1.2 million on the new plant with other local firms. The…

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Jason Ramsey collects 45 new vans for Bateman Groundworks fleet

Bateman Groundworks chosen to share best practice across UK alongside Prime Minister

October 3, 2017

Leading East Anglian construction company Bateman Groundworks appears alongside Prime Minister Theresa May in a showcase of the best of the UK industry. The award-winning company was selected among 15 “outstanding organisations” demonstrating best practice to feature in the 2016/17 Construction and Engineering Parliamentary Review. The development of the Little Plumstead-based business – which celebrated…

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Founder of leading construction company announces new MD on 20th anniversary

September 28, 2017

Leading East Anglian construction company Bateman Groundworks is marking its 20th anniversary by making changes at the top. Founder and Managing Director Richard Bateman is taking on the new role of Executive Chairman of the business, singled out as a national exemplar for its operations and fast-growth. Jason Ramsey, described by Mr Bateman as being…

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Rory’s Orlando-bound thanks to site teams

September 1, 2017

Staff fund-raising across Bateman Groundworks collected £1000 to help a colleague’s son achieve his dream of competing in his sport’s world championships in Florida. Rory Lark, the 30-year-old son of Eddie Lark, who works at the Silfield Road, Wymondham, site, suffered a serious head injury aged five, which led to a long stay and treatment…

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Family ties in site team

August 30, 2017

Family ties run deep at Bateman Groundworks where a quarter of the team breaking ground at Hethersett are from the same family. In the 12-strong team preparing the site for the first of 1100 new homes are two brothers, Jeff and Dave Thurbon and Jeff’s son, Jack, who has recently started as an apprentice. Jeff…

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More than £1.6M invested in new plant

August 27, 2017

Bateman Groundworks is investing more than £1.6million in new plant and vehicles in its 20th anniversary year. Five excavators and eight dumpers have joined the Bateman Groundworks fleet already, with 40 new commercial vehicles arriving later this year. Total investment in new plant across all sites will add up to more than £1.6m by the…

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Potential new apprentices on site tests

July 30, 2017

Seventeen potential apprentices were put through their paces on site for the 12 new apprenticeships that start in September. Apprentices are the key to the company’s future growth to secure a skilled staff for decades to come. The workforce has grown to 160 people, a growth of more than 30 from the start of the…

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