Posts from 2017

Hastings & Bexhill RFC - the drinks are on us!

Following our sponsorship for the works to create the new clubhouse bar at Hastings and Bexhill RFC, James Field and Jason Wickenden, along with their families, were guests at the President’s lunch on 23rd September. This was a wonderful opportunity for two members of the Cheesmur Board to experience the benefits of the completed bar

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Isie, Isie, lets get busy!

Great news for Isie Nitman and Cheesmur as she expands her role. In addition to her duties as Special Works Administrator, she will now be working 5 days a week and taking on  Apprenticeship and Training duties in her new position of Administration and Training Manager.

Director Steve Hayman said “it’s great to have one member

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A pair of Kirtons

A big Cheesmur welcome to Gemma Kirton, who joins us as Office Manager and Director’s Assistant. Gemma will be the new warm and welcoming face at the Cheesmur office, with husband Rob already heading up the Aftercare team.

With a wide range of previous experience, including her work in education managing challenging children, Gemma is ideally qualified to deal with the Cheesmur Contracts teams. We wish her

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Lewes Business Awards

The 4th annual Lewes Business Awards were held at Lewes Town Hall on Thursday 13th July and Cheesmur were delighted to continue our longstanding involvement, this year attending as sponsors of the Business Person of the Year category.

The awards, organised by Lewes District Council in association with Midnight Communications, continue to go from strength to strength

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Bird is the word (and so is Teale)

Following our search for new team members with avian related names (and to complement the expanding workload within the Contracts team), we are pleased to welcome Steve Teale and Dominic Bird who join us as Senior Contracts Manager and Project Surveyor respectively.

Steve brings a wealth of experience gained from 40 years within the industry. Starting from

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Sussex Heritage Trust Awards

As a result of the successful refurbishment works carried out by Cheesmur at Southover Grange, we were delighted to be able to attend the 2017 Sussex Heritage Trust Awards lunch at Pangdean Barn, Pyecombe.

Thanks to the superb efforts of the client team from East Sussex County Council and Cheesmur’s delivery team led by Jeremy Snelling, Simon

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Constructing Excellence

Following our success when we received the SME of the Year trophy at the Constructing Excellence London and South East Awards last year, team Cheesmur once again attended the gala dinner for 2017.

This year we were there in our capacity as sponsors for the People Development Category which was won by R&W Civil Engineering, whose stated

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That's all Volks!

An important phase of our project to upgrade the historic Volks Railway took place – eventually! – on 15th June. The prefabricated units for the new West Station and visitor centre building were transported to Marine Parade late the previous day, ready for an early start. Unfortunately, due to high winds, the lift was delayed and at one point

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They think it's Southover - it is now!

Southover Grange, being a Grade 2* listed building in Lewes built in 1572, has undergone a significant and sympathetic restoration.

Having secured the project through the Sussex Contractor Framework, Cheesmur carried out the £900k scheme for remodelling and refurbishment of the ceremony rooms, first floor offices, kitchens and toilet areas as well as installing a new staircase and lift. Working closely

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Just like that!

A big welcome to Stuart Cooper who joins us to work alongside Chris Shoult in the Build Delivery Team. With a trades background and a wealth of management experience delivering projects in the Brighton and Sussex area, Stuart is a welcome addition to this successful and increasingly busy part of our business.

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Super growth and super busy!

On the 7th March we were delighted to be invited to the Sussex Super Growth Awards breakfast presentation, as sponsored by ASB Law, at the Amex stadium in recognition of our continued growth and profitability. We featured in the top 25 companies in the County and received a certificate in recognition of this achievement.

Following a healthy

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We've been framed......again!

Following a rigorous selection procedure, Cheesmur are proud to have been selected to the Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to deliver their  Lot 1 Capital Works requirements.

The trust provides NHS care and treatment for people living in South East England covering conditions such as psychosis, depression, anxiety, dementia and personality disorder. The specialist learning disability service also

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Skills East Sussex

In recognition of our longstanding and ongoing commitment to skills, training and apprenticeships, Cheesmur are pleased to be invited to join the Skills East Sussex Construction Sector Task Group. Skills East Sussex (SES) is the county’s strategic body for employment and skills.

The group aims to drive an improvement in local employment and skills in order to increase

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We've been framed!

Following the expiry of the Sussex Contractor Framework, Cheesmur have been selected as one of the preferred suppliers under the new Orbis Interim Contractor Panel arrangement for works up to £1m.

Orbis is a partnership which includes Surrey and East Sussex County Councils and Brighton and Hove City Council, amongst many others. The partnership aims to provide seamless

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Sussex Business Growth Awards - Finalist

Cheesmur are delighted to have once again been nominated as a finalist in the Sussex Business Growth Awards.

Shirley Smith from sponsors Kreston Reeve made a special trip to the Cheesmur offices to give us the good news and to present Steve with the traditional bottle of bubbly in recognition of our continued carefully planned and

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A bigger CheeseBoard

In recognition of their commitment, hard work and contribution to the on going success and growth of Cheesmur, Terry and Steve were delighted to welcome James Field and Jason Wickenden onto the board. As part of our ethos and strategy for on going staff development and succession planning, James has stepped up to take on the

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