Archive for April, 2011

Construction begins of Oak Manor

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Construction of Oak Manor started this month. A large prestigious home  in Oxford. The project will be constructed in 2 phases to allow the clients to remain in residence on site.The current building on site will be completely demolished during phase 2 of the project.The programme for the build is in excess of 12 months. The house  incorporates a “green sedum roof”, ground source heat pumps, and mechanical heat recovery to the main house. In addition there is  an air source heat pump system to be installed in the outbuilding.

Progress at Maple Cottage

Monday, April 11th, 2011

The  renovation of Maple Cottage is almost complete. The property is Grade II listed. The final quality assurance pre completion checks are due to take place the middle of next week. The cottage has an abundance of  original features which have been beautifully restored.  Materials and building techniques sympathetic to the original construction  have ensured perfect fusion between the old and the new without compromising the historic soul of the building.

Sporn Construction Ltd Featured in Construction News

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Issue 7212  7th April 2011      Sporn Construction were in the press again this week, in Construction News- the publication is voted number one by the construction Industry.Robin Sporn was approached by the editor of  Construction News to contribute to an article  on low-carbon construction. We are extremely proud to have been involved in such a prestigious publication.

Robin Sporn, along with other MDs from some of the largest construction companies in the UK, has been invited to the head office of Construction News next week to attend a breakfast meeting to contribute to a series of special supplements to look at the challenges in delivering radically lower carbon built environment.