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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Team complete gruelling charity walk

Charity Run

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. … Read more

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 … Read more