National Construction Magazine Feature

July 15th, 2013 by splendidapple

Smallman & Son featured in issue 110 of the National Construction Magazine, read on for the full article:

FAMILY VALUES & ENVIABLE REPUTATION ALLOW SMALLMAN & SON TO CONTINUE GROWING
CHARITY is an important part of the work at Leicestershire-based Smallman & Son Ltd. Founded by Robert and Mark Smallman, the construction business is run with strong core beliefs and family values.

VALUES
As a well-established construction company, Smallman & Son Ltd is built on the promise of outstanding quality and professionalism. Their client list has a selection of blue chip companies and organisations from both the private and public sectors. Through their values, the company has built long lasting relationships with their clients and pride themselves on their flexibility and commitment in order to offer quality and value within specific timescales.

EXPANSION
With a strong experienced team, Smallman & Son Ltd have seen active expansion over the last few years, and hope to continue the growth of the business without losing sight of their core beliefs and values. Over the last nine months alone, there have been three additions to the management team; Alexandra Kowalczuk as Head of Business Development, Darren Finney as Commercial Manager, and Allan Taylor as Contracts Manager.

The company has also recently joined the Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce and are members of Pro Con – a property and construction networking group based in the East Midlands Additionally, they have signed up with the Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce, and are currently taking part in a European Internship Programme. “This involves a young person from Strasbourg, Leicester’s twin city in France, joining the team for two months to gain experience within an office environment,” explains Business Development Manager Alexandra. Alexandra’s role is very much focused on the expansion and reputation of the business: “I joined the Company six months ago. My role entails looking for new business opportunities, raising the profile of the company, and undertaking the marketing and PR for the company. I am also involved with the strategic direction, and work closely with the Senior Management Team in business planning, and ensuring that we have the necessary policies and procedures in place in order to move the company to the next level”.

SERVICES
Smallman & Son is a midlands-based construction company which provides building and refurbishment services nationwide. The company specialise in the commercial, retail, leisure and public sectors, working with large and small organisations on new builds, fit outs and refurbishment projects. Smallman & Son have extensive experience undertaking listed building projects and also working within conservation areas. As building contractors, they always aim to develop long term relationships with their clients and have built a reputation for quality, flexibility and reliability.
Their team of professional Leicester builders and skilled craftsmen can undertake all or any aspect of a building contract, from design to complete project management. The company also boasts their own in-house joinery in Leicester for the manufacture of retail shop fitting and office furniture.

Building Services include:
· Design and build of new premises
· Commercial and Retail Fit outs and refits, including shop fitting, interiors including a bespoke joinery service
· Fast track building refurbishment, renovation, and repairs
· DDA building works, including new installations and alterations
· Turnkey project management
· Conceptual/Visualisation Service

Projects include:
· Offices and industrial units
· Shops, showrooms and retail developments
· Leisure, sports and Community centres
· Restaurants and Bars
· Schools, Colleges and Further Education
· Hospitals, Medical Centres including specialist units such as Neurology
· Prisons, Magistrate and County Courts
· Conservation and listed buildings, including Churches
· Warehouses and factories

CHARITY
“We have recently set up the Smallman & Son Foundation Fund to support local charities,” shares Alexandra. “This foundation was introduced to enable the Company to donate to those local charities that need it most. This is a great way for us to give back to the local community and to those charities linked with protecting the environment” “We regularly support charity events in Leicester and Leicestershire, and we previously sponsored the Leicester City Girls Football Team. I also represent the company on the Lord Mayor of Leicester’s charity appeal committee, which this year has raised nearly £80,000 for the Leicester General Hospital Stroke Ward.

 

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