Update on North Wales Police HQ

Working on behalf of main contractor Galliford Try, P.P. O’Connor has been carrying out the site enabling works, groundwork, concrete and drainage packages for the new £21.5 million Police Station at Wrexham. Substantial attenuation tanks and balancing ponds have be created to ensure the surface water system is compliant with the latest Environment Agency guidelines […]

Work starts on new Jaguar Land Rover Showroom in Chester

P.P. O’Connor has started work on the new Hunters Jaguar Land Rover showroom, assisting Robertson Construction North West on this exciting new dealership. The £1.7 million project is expected to take approximately 54 weeks to complete. The site enabling, groundworks and external works package involves the initial site preparation including bulk earthworks, the site drainage […]

Charmaine O’Connor appointed as regional chairman for NFDC

Our chief executive Charmaine O’Connor has been appointed as North West Regional Chairman for the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC). The NFDC was established in 1941 to champion the standards and professionalism of its members to the wider construction industry. To join the NFDC, companies must meet a stringent criteria on procedures and processes […]

FORS Gold Membership

P.P. O’Connor is proud to have successfully met the assessment and gained its gold membership from the voluntary accreditation scheme that promotes best practice for commercial vehicle operators, Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). Charmaine O’Connor, chief executive said: “All at P.P .O’Connor are delighted to have received the FORS Gold Membership and our ongoing investment […]

P.P. O’Connor join Considerate Constructors Scheme

P.P. O’Connor has joined the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS). The CCS is a non-profit-making and independent organisation set up by the UK construction industry in 1997. Sites, companies and suppliers that have joined the CSS are required to follow the five-point Code of Considerate Practice to help improve the image of the construction industry.

Work starts on new North Wales police HQ

Last week P.P. O’Connor began works on the new £21.5 million police station in Llay, near Wrexham. Working on behalf of main contractor Galliford Try, P.P. O’Connor is carrying out the initial site enabling works, groundwork, concrete and drainage packages. and work is on track to complete in spring next year. P.P. O’Connor will demolish the […]

Work continues at pace to the fountain at Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester

Photographs taken on site at Piccadilly Gardens last week show the seven ton, pre-cast concrete new roof sections for the reconstructed water tank beneath the fountain being craned into position. With the roof securely on the water tank, work will now begin to reinstate the fountain and the project, which started on site in September […]

NFDC NW Sportsman’s Dinner raises £25,325

This year Charmaine O’Connor is vice chair of the NFDC and part of her role is to organise the annual NFDC Sportsman’s Dinner. Held at the Museum of Science and Industry on Friday 11 November, 280 of our peers and colleagues attended and their generosity was outstanding. Compered by the voice of Old Trafford, Alan […]

PP O’Connor headline sponsor RICS Merseyside and Cheshire Dinner

PP O’Connor is proud to have sponsored RICS Merseyside and Cheshire Dinner held on 7 October at the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool. Over 350 of professionals from property and construction attended the event and everyone at PP O’Connor had an enjoyable night. This follows our sponsorship of the Greater Manchester Annual QS & Construction Dinner […]

Charmaine O’Connor features in Insider 42 under 42

Each year North West regional business magazine Insider publishes a list of 42 people under the age of 42 who have made significant achievements over the past twelve months, and who the editors think will go on to grow and impact on the economic prosperity of the region. This year PP O’Connor chief executive, Charmaine […]