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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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Back to the future journey raised £15,000 for prostate cancer charity

June 27, 2017

More than £15,000 was raised for prostate cancer by Commercial Director Jason Ramsey and Production Director Lewis Nicholas driving 1800 miles across Europe in five days. Jason and Lewis chose the 1980s film Back to the Future as their theme for the international Sci-Fi trek through the Pyrenees and Spain. They collected £10,000 in sponsorship….

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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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