Meldrum has a workforce of 200 people across all construction professions and trades; including Project Managers, Cost Consultants, Planners, Architects, Engineers and Surveyors as well as time-served carpenters, bricklayers, welder/ fabricators, ground workers, plant operators, electricians and all aspects of mechanical installation. At our headquarter offices in Dunston, we have steel fabrication facilities allowing for the production of steel frames up to 60 tonnes, all elements of secondary steelwork and architectural metalwork and staircases. Further, from our satellite yard in Swalwell, we run over £2 million of plant and equipment, as well as operate a bespoke joinery manufacturing shop to cater for all aspects of construction works.
We have dedicated in-house capability to deliver and offer the following:
• Property and estate management – including dedicated Facilities Management professionals.
• Feasibility survey & design.
• Project management and cost planning.
• Tend to on site delivery of any maintenance and construction needs.
• Apprenticeship programme which recruits from schools we work with.
• Gas Safe / NICEIC / Safe Contractor / CHAS accredited
We are passionate about Apprenticeships and have recently welcomed our 120th apprentice/trainee. We currently have two trainees and seven apprentices - 2 joiners, 1 plumber, 2 electricians, 1 ground-worker and 1 accountant. Our apprentice scheme is very successful, and apprentices are always offered full time employment on completion of their trade training. We also have a trainee Estimator, Civil Engineer and Quantity Surveyor as well as an Apprentice Accounts Assistant.
Our philosophy at Meldrum is ‘to provide high quality construction solutions ensuring complete customer satisfaction, delivered with integrity and a level of service that is both valued and recognised by the client’. We have vast experience working with schools to deliver new build, refurbishments and extensions of existing buildings within live environments. We can also help schools keep future costs of maintaining and managing their buildings to a minimum with our specialist in-house FM team.
Our approach to value engineering and working closely with schools ensures a high quality finish which is value for money. Please take a look at our case studies and if there is anything you would like to discuss please call our team on 0191 492 1800.