Winners for £950m Midlands property upkeep framework

Procurement consortium Efficiency East Midlands has named its favoured firms for a property improvements framework that could deliver £950m of work over four years. The framework has been broken down into four main lots covering planned housing maintenance, commercial property, voids and specialist kitchen and bathroom fit-out. Property Improvement Works Framework ________________________________________ Planned Domestic Property


Brown Builders goes pink for charity

Everyone was feeling in the pink on Friday (October 18) as D Brown Builders office staff did their bit for Breast Cancer Now’s Wear It Pink Day. All the staff got involved with pink themed games such as a pink sweepstake and guess how many flamingos, as well as tucking in to pink biscuits. Our


Newfield Road Regeneration scheme now complete

D Brown Building Contractors have just completed the £8.9m scheme to regenerate council Properties at Newfield Road in Sleaford. Since the project started in 2016, 63 properties were fully refurbished and 18 new properties were built. An official opening of the scheme is taking place on Friday 21st July 2019. Please see below an article


32 new homes for Boston

A new development built for Waterloo Housing Association in partnership with Boston Borough Council was handed over on Friday 29th September on the agreed final completion date. The project consisting of 26 affordable rent and 6 shared ownership one to four bedroom properties took just a year to complete Peter Pitt Senior Contracts Manager at D


First plots handed over at Toot Lane

Keys to the first 12 plots in Boston have been handed over early with the remaining 20 plots due to be completed by the end of September. Once completed the Toot Lane development for Waterloo Housing Group will consist of 32 houses for affordable rent and shared ownership.


NICEIC Approved

D Brown Builders are now registered as a NICEIC Approved Contractor and are able to undertake all aspects of electrical installation works including commercial, domestic and industrial.


Site Manager winning LABC Award

The East Midlands annual LABC Building Excellence Awards took place on Friday 9th June 2017 at the award winning venue Athena in Leicester, with legendary football commentator John Motson OBE hosting the awards The LABC awards recognise some of the high quality work bring carried out by building and design teams who have to deal


D Brown Builders shortlisted for LABC Regional Awards 2017

D Brown Building Contractors has been shortlisted as a finalist for the East Midlands LABC Building Excellence Awards 2017 which takes place on Friday 9th June at the Athena in Leicester. Three projects and one Site Manager have been shortlisted for a total of four awards in the annual competition.   Kirkgate in Whaplode is


NKDC Annual Award Ceremony

  In recognition of NKDC nominating D Brown Builder’s employee Martin Davis for Site Agent of the Year and Manor Park Academy for the Best Educational Building for the LABC Awards, NKDC invited D Brown Builders to attend their Annual Awards Ceremony which took place on March 2nd 2017. D Brown Builders want to congratulate


Article from Sleaford Standard 01/02/2017

Sleaford Standard newspaper has published and article about our Job at Newfield Road. Please see below to read the article.      


Newfield Road Newsletter January 2017

D Brown Building Contractors are currently working on a regeneration and new build product at Newfield Road in Sleaford. Residents are being kept up to date by being issued with a newsletter provided by NKDC. Please see below for the latest edition.


D Brown attend LABC Grand Final 2016

D brown Builders attended the LABC Grand Finals along with 700 UK building industry professionals after winning an award at the LABC Regional Finals for Best High Volume Housing development for the job at Blue Street in Boston. The Grand finals which took place on the 28th November hosted by TV presenter Nick Knowles, best


New bungalow ready for occupation

A brand new three bedroom bungalow constructed to a very high standard with high quality fitments including a contemporary kitchen with central island, electric garage doors,  gates and a block paved driveway. The property is situated within the centre of the popular village of Whaplode convenient for Holbeach, Spalding and Peterborough. It is being marketed


Multi-skilled Operative/ Plumber Vacancy

We have a vacancy for a multi-skilled operative/ plumber , if you are interested in applying please send a copy of your CV and Covering letter to


Award winning flood resistant homes

D Brown’s Senior Contracts Manager Peter Pitt was asked to take part in an interview for BBC Radio Lincolnshire.   The interview was regarding the Flood resistant homes that D Brown had recently built at Blue Street in Boston for Waterloo Housing. Peter talks about how the houses were built to help with the effects


Newfield Road Newsletter October 2016

D Brown Building Contractors are currently working on a regeneration and new build product at Newfield Road in Sleaford. Residents are being kept up to date by being issued with a newsletter provided by NKDC. Please see below for the latest edition.


D Brown Builders Wear it Pink

D Brown employees are getting pinky for Breast Cancer Now’s wear it pink day UPDATE: We are still currently working out how much we have raised, but we wanted to say well done to Deene McCracken for taking part and raising £83.50 just on his site alone. UPDATE: After counting all the money,  D Brown Builders


Residents of Newfield Road being updated via Newsletters – June 2016

D Brown Building Contractors are currently working on a regeneration and new build product at Newfield Road in Sleaford. Residents are being kept up to date by being issued with a newsletter provided by NKDC. Please see below for the latest edition.  


Article from Boston Standard June 2016

Firm’s regional accolade over build in town   The firm behind a housing development in Boston has been honoured at a regional awards event. D. Brown Building Contractors was named winner in the Best High Volume New Housing Development category at the recently held East Midlands LABC (local authority building control) Building Excellence Awards. The


Blue Street provides new homes for flood victims

A new development of affordable homes has been officially opened on Blue Street in Boston on the site of the former Pilgrim Foods depot. The 41 new homes have been designed to have garages rather than living accommodation on the ground floor, to mitigate flood risk. The £4 million development was built for Waterloo Housing


Browns shortlisted for LABC Awards 2016

D Brown Building Contractors has been shortlisted as a finalist for the East Midlands LABC Building Excellence Awards 2016 which takes place in June. Four projects have been shortlisted for a total of six awards in the annual competition. Station House, Holbeach, Spalding is in the best change of use of an existing building or


Site video for Lefleys Project

Construction of 51 new build houses and conversion of existing Station House into four flats in Holbeach Lincolnshire. For further sales information please visit Haycroft Homes Website or call sedge on 01775 713888.


South Holland building contractors welcomes apprentices

D Brown Building Contractors Ltd, of Moulton Seas End, are thrilled to announce that two apprentices have joined the company. The former University Academy Holbeach students started their apprenticeships in early July and are looking forward to the career that lies ahead of them. Jordan Smith (16), from Spalding, is on a carpentry course, while



The Whaplode Parochial Charities which incorporates the Tashes Almshouse Charity, is managed by three Trustees and a Clerk under the chairmanship of Mr David Dougill. Mrs Muriel Smith and Mrs Sue Carter have spent the past six weeks in temporary accommodation whilst their Almshouse  Bungalows have undergone a complete refurbishment. Mr Des Ford of D.


D Brown’s planned office investment completed

D Brown Building Contractors Ltd have just completed the re-design of their offices in Moulton Seas End near Spalding. The New design creates a modern and light working environment as well as creating additional working space for the expanding workforce required with the exceptional growth encountered over the last 3 years. Des Ford, Managing Director,


An article from Construction Industry News June 2015 addition

With over 30 years’ experience under belt Spalding-based D Brown Building Contractors Ltd has the expertise to provide everything from new build through to general repairs and refurbishments to an extremely high standard. This reputation for quality was once again recently highlighted when it was shortlisted at the UK Housing Awards 2015 within the Outstanding


Attractive new bungalow for sale

A brand new three-bedroom bungalow built and finished to a high standard by D. Browns is nearing completion at Sutton St James. The modern and stylish bungalow, with an enclosed rear garden and open view, is the final of four attractive properties built in a small cul-de-sac at the end of Needham Drive. Two of


Browns shortlisted for 2015 Building Excellence Awards

D Brown Building Contractors has been shortlisted for the East Midlands LABC Building Excellence Awards 2015 which take place in July. Three of the Company’s flagship housing projects of 2014 have been shortlisted for a total of five awards in the prestigious annual competition. The Northfield Road development in Ruskington, Sleaford, is in the best


Building firm completes first phase of new flood resistant homes in Boston

Residents moving into a new social housing development in Boston will have the added peace of mind that their homes have been built to a new flood resistant design. Keys to the first phase of a new kind of innovative flood resistant housing in Boston have been handed over by building firm D. Brown Building


D Brown secures place on £1billion construction framework

D Brown Building Contractors Ltd join the ranks of national construction companies Kier, Lakehouse and Willmott Dixon to secure their place on the LGSS 4 year Construction Framework. The Local Government Shared Services (LGSS) Construction Framework will be used for repairs and renovation, refurbishment, demolition, modular build, extensions and new builds on a variety of


Award for Best Social Housing Development

Award-winning building firm D. Brown Building Contractors were delighted to have the high quality of its work recognised again this spring by North Kesteven District Council’s (NKCD) Building Control Unit. At a special ceremony the Mouton Seas End-based builder was presented with an award for Best Social or Affordable Housing Development – one of 17


D Brown Building Contractors Ltd shortlisted for the UK Housing Awards 2015

Spalding based D Brown Building Contractors Ltd has been shortlisted for the UK Housing Awards 2015. The awards, which recognise outstanding work by housing organisations to improve the lives of people in their communities, are organised by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and Inside Housing magazine. Now in their 19th year, this year’s awards


Charity rewards for contractor’s hard work

The Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance and the William Alvey School each received £500 from D Brown Builders in recognition of the installation of the 1000th replacement boiler for North Kesteven District Council’s rental houses. Kurt Mason, Finance Director for D. Brown (Building Contractors), said: “A thousand boiler installs is a big programme and we wanted


Afternoon tea with the Women’s Institute

Ladies from Holbeach Women’s Institute celebrated the refurbishment of their new kitchen by inviting the local building company who completed the work to afternoon tea. Representatives from D. Brown (Building Contractors) were delighted to take up the offer of afternoon tea and homemade cakes at the WI Hall in Holbeach on Thursday (16 October). Grant


High quality council homes

North Kesteven District Council has just opened 13 new curvy, flexible homes in Ruskington, which can be adjusted to change the amount of bedrooms to meet residents’ requirements. Designed by Chaplain Farrant, the homes were built on the site of a former sheltered housing scheme by D. Brown (Building Contractors) with the new development consisting


Builder goes to top of the class

Back to school will not be so nerve-wracking for some youngsters in Crowland because they got to play in their new facilities during the summer holidays. An open day coincided with a community outdoor youth activity day at Crowland South View Primary in Postland Road – the former site of University Academy Holbeach The school


Affordable housing on site of former Boston food depot

One of Boston’s derelict industrial areas will soon be transformed into affordable housing for more than 40 families in a £5 million development by D. Brown (Building Contractors). Work has just started to redevelop the Blue Street site of the former Pilgrim Foods depot. And it will soon provide new homes for 41 families, including


New homes in Cowbit

New recently completed two-bedroom properties in Cowbit, built by D. Brown (Building Contractors) will soon be rented to tenants of South Holland District Council. Christine Lawton, the council’s portfolio holder for housing, says: “This is one of several sites that have been transformed into housing over the last eight years. “We have been aiming to


Building excellence awards

D. Brown (Building Contractors) attended the glittering finals of the 2014 LABC building excellence awards on Friday. The company was nominated and short-listed for Best Educational Building – The Deeping School Sixth form; Best Local Builder or traditional craftsmanship; Best customer partnership with a local authority building control team (South Holland District Council), and Best


Team complete gruelling charity walk

Four plucky employees of D. Brown (Building Contractors) have raised £1,603 for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice and £1,650 for Foundation Scotland after completing The Caledonian Challenge – ‘The Walk of Your Life’. Liz Williamson (accounts), Kurt Mason (financial director), George Brown (quantity surveyor) and colleague Owen Harcombe completed the 54 mile trek in 24 hours.


Students try their hand at brick laying

Students at St George’s Academy in Ruskington were given a brick laying demonstration by building firm D. Brown (Building Contractors). Participating students were able to try out different styles and techniques of brick laying during the day. The company also offered all students who took part the chance to enter a competition to win a

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