New Projects Secured

July has been another productive month with J A Burke securing two prestigious projects for our clients Wilmott Dixon and Morgan Sindall Warwick Arts Center - Willmott Dixon J A Burke Construction have been awarded the groundworks package for Warwick Arts Center at the University of Warwick. The project is anticipated to be [...]

By |2019-07-18T15:06:50+00:00July 18th, 2019|Commercial, News, Projects, University|Comments Off on New Projects Secured

Young persons in industry

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 they will find in the [...]

By |2019-06-19T14:52:24+00:00June 19th, 2019|Apprentices, News, Recruitment, Training and Development|Comments Off on Young persons in industry

Eden Girls Leadership Academy, Birmingham

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 which will consist of; Site [...]

By |2019-06-14T09:34:18+00:00June 5th, 2019|Commercial, News, Projects|Comments Off on Eden Girls Leadership Academy, Birmingham

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

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 their outside area. The school [...]

By |2019-06-19T11:47:10+00:00June 5th, 2019|Community, News|Comments Off on Coppice Primary School needed help – J A Burke were happy to help.

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

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 biggest service area operator. The [...]

By |2019-05-22T21:44:20+00:00May 21st, 2019|Commercial, News, Projects|Comments Off on Major groundworks project for new Moto Services on the M6 at Rugby

Women in Construction

A burly man in a high vis jacket is most people’s idea of a construction worker, and it is this macho image that deters many women from entering the industry. The construction sector has historically been very male dominated, with only around 12% of the overall workforce and less than 2% of the [...]

By |2019-04-04T22:43:28+00:00April 4th, 2019|Apprentices, News, Training and Development|Comments Off on Women in Construction

Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K Run

J A Burke Construction Ltd are pleased to announce we will be running the Simplyhealth Great Birmingham 10K run on 26/05/2019. We have signed up a group of 16 to participate in the run (some will likely be walking, although we won’t discriminate) What started out as a bit of a joke in the office [...]

By |2019-04-01T14:00:15+00:00April 1st, 2019|Community, Events, News|0 Comments

Promoting Mental Health Awareness in the Construction Industry

There has been a growing awareness in the construction industry that mental ill health amongst workers is an area of concern and that a change in culture needs to take place. The predominantly male workforce has led to a ‘macho’ culture where workers may find it difficult to voice any emotional issues they may [...]

By |2019-06-08T20:56:19+00:00March 21st, 2019|Health and Safety, News, Training and Development|0 Comments

Safety and Quality awards for J A Burke Construction operatives

J A Burke Operative Sandeep Kumar, and Site Manager Neil Adams, both have received awards in Wilmott Dixon’s January awards for Site Safety and Quality. Both operatives are currently working on our site at Water Orton.  Congratulations to both of you and keep up the good work. Sandeep Kumar has won the project [...]

By |2019-03-21T17:40:10+00:00January 28th, 2019|News, Projects, Training and Development|0 Comments