Pitch Perfect

The England Rugby World Cup 2015 provides the perfect opportunity to deliver a lasting legacy and to raise the profile of sport in our schools and the wider community. In order to capitalise on the interest in sport generated, the availability of referees, coaches and quality sports facilities, to enable the next budding sportsmen and women to achieve their ambitions and succeed in their chosen field, will be high on the agenda. Read More »
Our commitment to the construction industry and the Midlands has seen us awarded Specialist Contractor of the Year at the Construction News Specialist Awards.

O’Brien Contractors crowned Specialist Contractor of the Year 2015

Leading groundworks and civil engineering contractor, O’Brien, has been awarded the prestigious Specialist Contractor of the Year (turnover up to £25m) prize at the Construction News Specialists Awards. The title is awarded for creating an impressive strategic plan in response to the recent economic downturn, diversifying into new work streams and targeting higher value projects. Read More »
Midlands based civil engineering specialist, providing land remediation, groundworks, enabling works and earthworks services at City Locks in Birmingham, West Midlands

O’Brien Contractors lock in at Alumno Developments’ Eastside scheme

Leading groundworks and civil engineering contractor, O’Brien, has been appointed to work on Alumno Developments’ £30m Eastside Locks residential development. Located in Birmingham’s new science, technology and learning quarter, Number 1 City Locks will provide accommodation for 659 students, alongside Birmingham City University’s new £260m state-of-the-art facilities, forging a new vibrant and rejuvenated campus in the heart of the city centre. Read More »

Navigating the pitfalls of post-recessionary growth

Construction News Magazine – SME Spotlight 13/03/2015 While the recession may officially be behind us, its echoes continue to reverberate through the industry with many companies facing unique and unprecedented challenges, particularly in the areas of talent, technology and resource. While these three issues are interconnected and each has a significant role to play in the future of the UK construction sector, perhaps the most significant is the current problem of a diminished workforce. Read More »