Merseyside builder back at work at three sites

Wirral-based Larnook says projects  in Liverpool, Redditch and Powys are now back under way after the company instigated new working protocols based on Government guidance

Chris Evans
Larnook managing director Chris Evans

 

Specialist Wirral-based contractor Larnook has begun its phased return to work, with three sites re-activated following lockdown. 

Projects in Liverpool, Redditch and Powys are now back underway after the company instigated new working protocols based on Government guidance.  More than 30 skilled tradesmen have now returned to work across the three sites.  Further schemes in Manchester and Bristol will come on-stream shortly.

“Our health and safety team has developed a safe working procedure that draws on the government’s advice and this means we can complete jobs in a secure way,” said Larnook managing director Chris Evans. “Building workers are energetic types and the team was itching to get back to work.”

A gang of 15 workers is now on site in mid-Wales completing the specialised façade treatments of 73 pre-fabricated homes for developer Places for People. They will then put the finishing touches on site at Alaska Street in Blackburn.

“It’s an interesting project that is enabling new, more efficient methods of construction whilst reducing programme time.  It’ll be great to see it finished,” added Mr Evans.

“We have lots of live enquiries from developers keen to kick-start projects. Britain is a fundamentally entrepreneurial nation and plenty of people want to get the country moving again.”

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