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So far James Burke has created 16 blog entries.

JAB start groundworks to Christ Church Academy

2020-01-17T11:50:39+00:00January 17th, 2020|

Groundworks to the new Christ Church Academy in Yardley Wood, Birmingham are underway. The groundworks package worth approx £1.25m will see us working together with Willmott Dixon, aiming to deliver another successful project. Works will include; site strip, drainage and foundations, Section 106 works, as well as concrete floor [...]

JAB receive awards at Willmott Dixon’s Midland Partner Awards 2019

2019-11-01T13:39:26+00:00October 4th, 2019|

Last night, Thursday 4th October, JAB attended the Willmott Dixon Midlands Partner Awards 2019. This was the fourth year the event has been held and the first that JAB have had the privilege of attending. The night is to recognise supply chain partners who have aligned their business with [...]

JAB awarded Health & Safety Award 2019 by Morgan Sindall

2019-09-09T12:15:42+00:00September 9th, 2019|

J A Burke Construction Ltd recently attended a supply chain event hosted by valued client Morgan Sindall. The event was their annual Ryder Legends Mini Golf hosted at the Belfry Hotel & Resort in Sutton Coldfield. The evening was 12 holes of 'competitive' play on miniature versions of iconic [...]

Young persons in industry

2019-06-19T14:52:24+00:00June 19th, 2019|

Changing the Perception of Construction Careers It’s widely known that the UK Construction Industry has been suffering from a skills shortage for a number of years. This deficit seems set to continue as many younger people have negative perceptions about the degree of stability and lack of opportunity, they think [...]

Eden Girls Leadership Academy, Birmingham

2019-06-14T09:34:18+00:00June 5th, 2019|

We have recently undertaken a new £350K project in Birmingham for our client Morgan Sindall. Eden Girls’ Leadership Academy, Birmingham is a 600 place, 11-16 year old Muslim faith-based secondary school. The school is due to open in September 2019. J A Burke are undertaking the groundworks for project [...]

Coppice Primary School needed help – J A Burke were happy to help.

2019-06-19T11:47:10+00:00June 5th, 2019|

Coppice Primary School, Wythall, a very friendly local school to us were trying to raise funds for their play area. The old timber play area was rotten and felt to be a danger to the children. The area had been fenced off as it was unsafe, stopping the children enjoying [...]

Major groundworks project for new Moto Services on the M6 at Rugby

2019-05-22T21:44:20+00:00May 21st, 2019|

J A Burke are pleased to announce we have secured the groundwork's package for the new Moto Services on M6 Junction 1, Rugby. This will be a circa £3m project for Vinci Construction UK. The new services are being built for Moto Hospitality Ltd, the UK's [...]