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Quality Assured – ISO9001:2015 certified

Primrose have achieved ISO9001:2015 certification following a rigorous assessment of their quality management systems. The International Organization for Standardization sets out the criteria for a quality management system called ISO9001. This global standard is based on several quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and performance of management, organisational processes and continual […]

Displaced apprentice finds new position at Primrose

In light of the recent announcement regarding the collapse of Carillion, the industry has come together to help the 1400 displaced apprentices. Primrose were one of the first to contact the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) to offer assistance. Founder and MD, Sean,  has been active as a Construction Ambassador for the CITB for several […]

Contracts Manager appointment

Clients and colleagues may already know Danny Flint as one of Primrose’s dedicated site managers…but no more! Danny has been promoted to the role of Contracts Manager as part of Primrose’s wider programme for modest expansion planned in the next few months. Having chalked-up eight years of loyal and valued service at the company, Danny […]

Construction Ambassador

Co-founder Sean, in his capacity as Construction Ambassador for the Construction Industry Training Board, volunteered his time today to support local apprentices. The main aim of a Construction Ambassador is to help build a positive image of the construction industry through visiting schools, colleges and higher education institutions to promote the construction industry as an […]

‘Performance Beyond Compliance’

Having recently carried out their second site visit, the Considerate Constructors Scheme has awarded the St John’s Wood site with a score which exceeds the requirements set out by the scheme. The scheme seeks to improve the image of construction by setting standards and monitoring registered sites for compliance. Primrose achieved 8/10 or ‘excellent’ in […]

Necessity compels!

After a suffering a major mechanical breakdown on route to a site meeting, Director Steve, shows us he’s not easily detained. “The engine died but I managed to coast into a pay and display bay. Then I spotted the Boris bikes and thought, I can still make it.” Well done Steve, the over-shoes are particularly […]

Construction Ambassador

Primrose founder, Sean, has been recognised as a Construction Ambassador by CITB-Construction Skills. After being approached by the CITB earlier this year, Sean was delighted to take on the role which seeks to encourage young people into the industry. The main aim of a Construction Ambassador is to help build a positive image of the […]

Primrose celebrate 10 years in business

In May 2004 Sean and Steve took a leap of faith that at the time seemed so risky. Today is ten years to the day since Primrose Building Contracts was incorporated as a limited company. Over the past ten years the company has sought to provide a high quality, well organised and excellent value service. […]

Approach to protecting the environment is “Excellent”

The Kensington basement project had its first visit from the Considerate Constructors Scheme monitor this week. Primrose achieved 8 out of 10, which equates to an ‘Excellent’ score, in the category of ‘Protecting the Environment’. The monitor’s report noted ‘The environment policy gives clear direction on how the company is contributing to the environment. Good […]

A safe site is no accident

Steady, carefully phased and above all safe. The complicated excavations underway at our Kensington and Belgravia projects are, by their very nature, dangerous. Founders, Steve and Sean, place a strong emphasis on site safety and insist that our partners and sub-contractors adopt a similar approach. During a recent surprise inspection by the health and safety […]