Founded in 1921, VolkerFitzpatrick is a leading construction company functioning on a regional basis and working through a network of business units, which offer industry within three key business sectors: Building, Civil Engineering and Rail.
As a privately owned contractor VolkerFitzpatrick take pride in maintaining high quality standards whilst keeping in mind cost and value.
VolkerFitzpatrick was created by John Fitzpatrick and given further success by his son Patrick. As a father and son team, the pair have built a reputable company which has developed through the variety of projects which have been completed. Having taken part in many construction projects across the UK, this extensive experience has enabled the company to earn and continue its repertoire.
Supported by a highly motivated leadership team, VolkerFitzpatrick ensures the delivery of high quality projects and large scale facilities across industrial, commercial and public sector building services, civil engineering, paving and rail. VolkerFitzpatrick guarantee their indefinite use of skill, experience and commitment to each project to ensure high standards and long-term success.
In the commercial sector the construction, design planning, design management and value engineering are all a part of this steady progress to achievement, also reinforced by reliable technical support. Past projects include a £5 million sustainable head office which was built on the site of VolkerFitzpatrick’s old plant yard. The internal space of the building included a reception area, cellular offices, open plan office space to the wings, training room, canteen and much more. The completed project provided the ideal working space for VolkerFitzpatrick head office staff.
Working in the education sector and with an impressive status in doing so, VolkerFitzpatrick has supplied numerous primary and secondary schools, independent schools, colleges and universities. For example, one project involved the creation of a remarkable new school building and some re-modelling of Kingston Grammar School in London. The project was 35,000 square foot in size with a £5.5 million value. An inspiring large glazed curtain wall was integrated and provides an excellent space within the school which is used as a foyer and for exhibitions.
In today’s society leisure and community facilities are particularly valued and this is supported by VolkerFitzpatrick, as they appreciate that leisure is what holds together a community in addition to keeping the social economy running. VolkerFitzpatrick take part in many new build and refurbishment projects including hotels, leisure and community centres and retail parks.
Additional projects includes the Gatwick Airport main runway rehabilitation, in which VolkerFitzpatrick were given the contract to resurface the main runway at a value of £32.5 million as well as the Crossrail Tunnelling Academy with a 10million value. VolkerFitzpatrick was also involved in the £12 million Sketchley Brook Infrastructure project.
Providing contemporary industrial and distributional services, VolkerFitzpatrick works with some of the UK’s leading developer and food retailers such as ProLogis, Goodman Logistics, Gazeley Properties and SEGRO. VolkerFitzpatrick have extensive experience in the construction of logistics facilities, rail maintenance depots and hubs, retail warehousing, industrial warehousing for developing and end users, cold stores and aircraft hangers.
The supply chain management is another component of ensuring high quality service for clients. VolkerFitzpatrick understand that maintaining positive, constant relationships with the suppliers and sub-contractors is an important part of the business. Health and safety is a focal point within the company’s values, supported by their implementation of several health and safety policies which are made specific to each individual client and situation. This demonstrates their commitment to safety without compromise; again contributing toward VolkerFitzpatrick’s long-term success and good name.
The positive reputation that VolkerFitzpatrick has gained is also reinforced by the many awards that the company has acquired including a RoSPA Gold Award in the prestigious RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2013; and the Crossrail Quarterly Contractor’s HSE and Security Award in Tunnelling and Underground Academy in 2011. These are only two of the prestigious awards that VolkerFitzpatrick have within the construction industry.
For more information on VolkerFitzpatrick, please visit: www.volkerfitzpatrick.co.uk.