Most Main Contractors now offer a wide range of construction services, which operate in several business sectors. They are quite rightly concerned with sustainability, quality, health & safety and all will have the objective of delivering their projects on time, to high quality standards and within budget. Astute architects and designers often wish to include natural stone in their designs to add an element of prestige and aesthetic appeal, and generally the stonework will be a prominent feature of the building. As such its procurement, design and installation always needs to be put in the best possible hands. Graham Goldthorpe always recommend that a specialist masonry contractor is appointed to undertake the ‘stone package’ – one who has the knowledge to effectively undertake all aspects of the work and who employs skilled and experienced stonemasons. Graham Goldthorpe can identify and recommend the companies most suited to this task, having a wide range of contacts in most areas of the UK. This can include the preparation of tender documents, tender adjudication and appointment right through to project management and cost controlling the stonework package.
• Site Logistics
• Access requirements
• Health & Safety Documentation (RAMS)
• CDM regulation compliance (stone design)
• Construction programming
• Stone fixing / installation
• Final inspections and correct handover procedures