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    Silver Service – Construction Line award

    We are delighted to announce that Stowe Building Contractors Ltd has been approved as a provider of services at the Construction Line, Silver standard. Construction Line is a highly respected Government certification service which promotes the highest quality standards within the industry and provides buyers of construction services with the assurances they need that suppliers…
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    Our growing team

    We are pleased to welcome Dan Andrews, Mark Potter and Jamie Cotterell to our management team. Dan has worked with us for 5 years and is taking on the new role of Small Works Manager, managing projects up to the value of £100k. Mark has joined Stowe Building Contractors in the new role of Procurement…
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    Introducing: Eve, our Estimator & Quantity Surveyor

    Careful control of costs from the very start of a project enables us to deliver the best value to our clients. That is why the Estimator part of my job is so important. When a tender comes in, we first check whether it is the right kind of project for our skills and experience. I…
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    Watching the tide

    Photo: John Fielding Work is now well underway on an interesting programme of works to a waterfront property at Pin Mill on the banks of the River Orwell. We are dramatically increasing the size of the kitchen with an extension and improving access by creating new steps up the steeply inclined bank. Being situated directly…
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    Introducing: Garry, one of our plasterers

    The formal name for my trade is plasterer but around the site we are often called ‘spreads’. We are responsible for preparing the walls for the plaster by making sure they are flat and true and then applying the plaster. We 'rough on' a first coat to start with, which covers the wall, then 'flatten'…
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    Just what the Doctor ordered!

    Doctors, nurses and patients at the Barrack Lane Medical Centre in Ipswich are benefitting from new facilities built by us over the last few months. The facilities include four new purpse-built consulting rooms, additional admin space and dedicated storage for medical supplies and medical records. The build presented particular challenges as the medical centre needed…
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    Regional Review Eastern

    We are delighted to be the Cover Feature for the NFB’s Regional Review magazine. Read the full article on Pages 8 and 9 at  http://www.nfbregionalreview.co.uk/eastern/issue03/mobile/index.html Photos: Place Photography

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    Modern annex for a traditional home

    We have recently completed work on a beautiful contemporary annex for a traditional home near Woodbridge. The project was tricky due to the tight space available but we managed it well and our client is delighted with the result. Stowe have been absolutely brilliant . . . The annex was designed by Plaice Architects who…
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    Quality approved by the National Federation of Builders

    We are delighted to have been appointed as full members of the National Federation of Builders (NFB). This is a great step forward bringing the recognition of one of the leading organisations in our industry, that we are fulfilling our core values of  'quality', 'integrity' and 'professionalism'. We have also become members of the House…
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    From building site to glamping site

    We really enjoy the variety of projects we get to be involved with. Besides helping numerous homeowners achieve their dream homes we are currently engaged in projects as diverse as building new medical facilities in Ipswich so that Doctors can provide better care for their patients and creating the infrastructure for a new glamping and…