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Notting Hill Townhouse Complete

Primrose were pleased to handover another project, just in time for summer! This, one of many collaborations with TigColl architects, saw the property completely remodeled to meet the requirements of the new owners. Look out for a full portfolio write-up of this project, along with professional photography, coming soon…

New appointment to Southwark residential development

Primrose are delighted to announce that they have been appointed main contractor on a 3m development in the heart of London. This project will be Primrose’s first collaboration with Rosemount Investments who have appointed Primrose after a rigorous competitive tender process. The development sees a tired 1960’s office block extended and reconfigured to provide seven […]

300m2 basement underway in Holland Park

Work begins in earnest on this large basement extension in Holland Park. Primrose, have been appointed to construct the basement shell which will extend into the garden and below the substantial Georgian Villa. On this occasion Primrose will handover  to the client’s design team after completing the structural work. While this approach is not typical, […]

Bilingual builders!

Contracts manager, Danny, look’s approvingly at site manager, Adrian’s new language initiative. Primrose are proud to have a broad range of nationalities working on site but it is essential everyone can understand each other! Bilingual signage is just one small example of how Primrose cares for its workforce and strives to create a pleasant, but […]

King’s Road basement underway

Site establishment works are in progress on Primrose’s latest basement project in SW3. Located just off the King’s road, this house is part of a terrace erected in the 1980’s. Earlier Victorian buildings on either side suggested that this could be a WW2 bomb site by consulting the historical bomb damage maps, it was confirmed […]

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 […]

Crossrail project?

One could be forgiven for thinking that this photo, taken at Primrose’s St John’s Wood project, is of a huge public engineering project! In fact, this is just Primrose’s latest residential basement project. The structural shell, now almost complete, has taken seven months to complete. From here the fit-out phase will see this stark concrete […]

Kensington basement handover

A year in the making, the refurbishment and extension project in Kensington was recently handed over to elated and eager owners. This basement dig threw up some unique challenges leaving Primrose fighting hard to stay on programme. Thanks to the dedication and skill of all those involved unforeseen factors which threatened to delay the project […]