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Gentoo Construction



Gentoo Construction Company specialise in sustainable construction across a number of sectors including care, commercial, education, health, industrial and retail; while also specialising in low carbon refurbishment, renewable energy, asbestos removal and minor works.

Striving to make a positive impact on clients, the planet and property, Gentoo are committed to providing the highest quality of construction services and work extremely hard to deliver the best possible value for money for clients. With their wide-ranging portfolio and comprehensive array of services, the company can tackle any construction project.

The history of the company has enabled Gentoo to progress and increase their vast wealth of experience in both new build construction and modernizations, working with a diverse range of clients on a diverse array of projects. Amongst a comprehensive list of services, their asbestos removal service is available nationwide.

Other than housing, the establishment has also constructed a vast selection of properties including new   build, private and social housing, industrial units, extra care, doctors surgeries, retail premises, leisure facilities and educational projects, to name but a few.

Gentoo’s approach to delivering a wide range of construction services is underpinned by always doing the right thing by clients and the construction team. The aim of the establishment is to construct every building in the most advanced way possible, whilst caring for the planet and sustainability along the way.

A skilled and experienced workforce promises to provide a quality service whilst meeting and even delivering beyond the expectations of the client. A professional and reliable attitude is mutual amongst the team ensuring projects are complete on time and within budget.

Finalizing projects in the private and public sectors, Gentoo work with a variety of clients and partners from property developers, local authorities and registered providers of social housing, to universities, schools and care providers.

The establishment’s portfolio comprises numerous diverse projects within all sectors. For example the River Quarter, a £10million mixed-use development was constructed adjacent to Sunderland’s multi-screen cinema and casino, and boasts stunning sea views and luxurious accommodation for guests. This 11 storey building integrates a 28 lane bowling alley, 53 luxury apartments and numerous balconies and roof terraces.

Setting it apart from other construction companies, Gentoo are experts in low carbon construction projects, from zero carbon housing to refurbishment developments generating up to 80% CO2 reductions. This experience combined with the business’ market leading expertise transform the built environment.

Continuously researching new, innovative technologies, Gentoo are always understanding and implementing best practices in construction that are vital to meeting national and international carbon reduction targets. Researching, designing and building long term sustainable properties that are fit for the future is something that is very much valued in the company.

As a Private Registered Provider and a socially responsible organisation regulated by the Homes & Communities Agency (HCA) and other regulatory bodies, Gentoo guarantee to maintain high standards of Corporate Governance. Their Governance arrangements and structure allow the establishment to comply with the adopted Code of Corporate Governance, which is based on the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) UK Code of Governance and is characterised by strong leadership, accountable boards and effective governance processes.

Regardless of the type or size of the development, whether a bowling alley or registry office; Gentoo’s approach to construction remains the same. Whatever the client requires, the construction process still ensures that the building isn’t simply just a building, it is also part of a community where people can work, live and prosper.

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