The South West Construction Summit



Taking place on 14 June 2019 at Ashton Gate Stadium in Bristol - the South West Construction Summit's exhibition is a day brimming with the latest products, innovations and developments across the South West.

If you would like to be involved and have the opportunity to showcase your products and services to 300 decision makers in the industry, click here to view the opportunities available.





Scape Group is a public sector organisation, dedicated to creating ongoing efficiency and social value via the built environment. Scape and its subsidiaries offer fully managed frameworks, property services, innovative design solutions, community investment opportunities and joint ventures. By bringing together the strongest teams from the public and private sectors, Scape’s rapidly deployed, highly-measurable and collaborative approach delivers value for money and quality buildings while stimulating local economic growth and community enrichment. Scape operates with a buying capacity of £13bn and has helped to deliver over 12,000 public sector projects with more than 1,800 currently in progress.



Bamboo is award-winning, market-leading and independently thinking. We work with our customers and partners to realise the full potential of ICT and create a smarter future. With over two decades of experience, our skill and expertise is in understanding how you work so we can specify and deliver on-point technology solutions that have a significant impact, whilst being supported every step of the way. We are committed to building sustainable relationships, to help you and your business connect and grow.



Above Horizon Photography specialise in highly accurate and detailed aerial mapping, inspection and 3D modelling of sites and structures using the latest UAV technology, as well as providing more traditional photography, time-lapse and video services to clients. Experience of working on construction sites, over listed structures, in areas of special scientific interest and conservation areas. We are fully insured and PfCO holders, as granted by the CAA.

AES Sustainability Consultants, a leading independent energy and sustainability consultancy, focussed on adding value to the construction industry and supporting construction quality. We operate nationally and our clients include major developers and contractors. We work in partnership with our clients to deliver high quality advice and technical support throughout the construction process; from land purchase and planning to post-construction testing and certification.

Alpha Safety specialises in professional Health & Safety Training & Consultancy throught the UK and Internationally, with training facilities in Swansea, Cardiff, Milford Haven and Bristol. Their professionalism and experience, coupled with their first class facilities, allow them to extensively assist their clientele with all aspects of health and safety to ensure their continued success.

Balancing the elements of Heat, Air and Moisture movement are essential in ensuring any building is an energy efficient, healthy, moisture free building envelope. The A. Proctor Group can provide condensation control and air barrier solutions for all areas of the building envelope, for varying projects including Offsite. With many years of experience, and a dedicated team of technical advisors, they can provide the wide range of solutions needed to meet even the most complex project requirements.

Aquarian Cladding Systems is the UK’s sole distributor of the Gebrik Insulating Brick Cladding System and the southern distributor of Terreal’s Terracotta Rainscreen System. Our product knowledge and industry expertise help our clients to achieve simple, fast and safe facades by using pre-manufactured brick and terracotta cladding systems, which are as suitable refurbishing old buildings as they are for cladding site-assembled or pre-manufactured buildings.

ARV Solutions are recruitment specialists in engineering, construction and manufacturing. Our proven record spans over a decade, placing permanent and contract candidates from Graduates and Designers to Directors and Executives across the UK and internationally. We are leaders in recruiting for timber frame, modular building and the wider offsite and construction, and sustainability sectors.

Ashfords is a national provider of legal and professional services. Our sector specialists deliver insightful and commercial solutions tailored to our clients' industries. We have a clear understanding of our markets with significant experience and depth of knowledge in business areas including real estate, energy, projects, corporate, commercial, technology and private client.


The Construction Skills and Innovation Centre is part of Bridgwater & Taunton College. Located in Cannington, Somerset, the Centre is close to the Nuclear New Build project at Hinkley Point C, and was built in partnership with EDF Energy to support the training demand from both the project and the wider industry. CSIC offers trade skills training, assessment and apprenticeships in steelfixing, formwork, groundworks and plant operations for the UK’s major infrastructure projects.

BuilderStorm is a UK, cloud-based, mobile-friendly platform of project management tools created by construction professionals for the SME market. With over 30+ features than span Project Management, Document Control, Quality Control, Financial, Logistics and Digital Forms. BIM Level 2 Compliant, ISO 9001 and SSL Secure. Tender to Completion. Site to office. For any part of the project team.


The Chartered Institute of Building is at the heart of a management career in construction. We are the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership. We have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and we’ve been doing that since 1834. Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment.

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is the Sector Skills Council and Industry Training Board for the construction industry. We work with construction companies to improve skills, increase competitive edge and respond to the many challenges that our employers face. We are dedicated to ensuring the construction workforce has the right skills for now and the future based on our three strategic priorities – Careers, Standards and Qualifications, and Training and Development.

Dribuild Group is a leading construction partner and developer working across the UK with some of the best-known names in the retail, leisure, commercial, residential and education sectors. Working with customers on projects ranging from £10k to £10m in value, they combine their specialist skill and experience to deliver the whole range of construction services from small refurbishment works, to large scale development projects, and everything in between. Since their foundation in 2008, they’ve achieved consistent growth year on year.

Falcon Tower Crane Services Ltd are the UK’s largest tower crane supplier, specialising in the sale and hire of a fleet of over 400 cranes from luffing & saddle jibs to self-erectors. We operate not only in the UK but, also Internationally. We have built an invaluable reputation for expertise, solid reliability and quality service to our clients. Falcon also provides a range of generator services to suit your needs as a customer. From hire & sales to generator servicing.

FSi_Ltd_boxed FSi Limited is a dynamic brand that develops and manufactures a full range of Built-In Fire Protection systems protecting infrastructure, assets and people around the world. At FSi our main focus is to manufacture high quality reliable products and supply customers with innovative system solutions in ever evolving markets.

Galliford Try is a leading construction company, carrying out building and infrastructure works across the UK through the extensive knowledge and expertise of several regional offices. This approach enables us to deliver schemes of national distinction, with a local approach across a wide range of markets. Our spread of work for both public and private sector clients is well balanced and widespread and we are renowned for our ability to provide sustainable, whole-life solutions.


Situated in the heart of Devon and based in stunning offices overlooking Exeter Quay, you will find Girling Jones Recruitment, a specialist construction and property recruitment company, working across 3 vertical markets: Construction, Consultancy, and Maintenance. We’re different to many agencies out there. We’re not salesy, we train our staff on the technical aspects of our markets as well as how to recruit professionally and we understand that our employees are the most important part of the business.

Hays is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. Hays employs 7,800 staff operating from 245 offices in 33 countries across 20 specialisms. Last year our experts placed around 55,000 people into permanent jobs and around 182,000 people into temporary assignments.

HexxHome design homes to meet the housing demands of modern society which are built to surpass the quality and environmental standards of UK build standards. Since the conception of HexxHome in 2014, they have developed their design to provide a housing solution that is future proofed; one that can be manufactured off-site and erected using modern practices yet one that can be easily customised to meet the demands of the home owner.

MJ Church_2 Recognised internationally as the go-to professionals in all aspects of Fire Safety, IFC are proud of their growing reputation as one of  the world’s leading fire engineering solution providers; trusted by many of the most prestigious construction firms, architects and estate owners.
Jarman Ward Limited is an independent firm of chartered building surveyors offering a range of professional consultancy services to support clients to manage and develop their estates through a passionate, highly skilled and tailored approach. We are regulated by the RICS to offer a wide range of professional services to include; design and specification, project management, condition surveys, defect analysis, statutory planning and building regulatory applications.  Our strong and growing client base includes Commercial, Domestic and Educational clients.
MJ Church_2 M J Church is one of the regions largest Civil Engineering, Earthworks and Waste Management Contractors in the South West of England. Established in 1974 and incorporated as a private limited Company in 1984, they are a leading performer within the sector and we constantly strive to improve their service to customers.

Mediation for Construction is a mediation service dedicated to the construction sector. Their solicitor and barrister accredited mediators have years of experience working with the construction industry and understand how powerful mediation is proving to be in resolving disputes at an early stage.

Plan_Grid PCH Manufacturing offers bespoke engineering and manufacturing solutions throughout the South West to private home owners, businesses, landlords and developers. PCH Manufacturing is part of Plymouth Community Homes, the city’s largest social housing landlord, and any profits we make are invested back into the community through our parent company.
Portakabin are market leaders in volumetric modular construction. Designed and manufactured at the 250,000m2 Portakabin production facility in York, Portakabin buildings fulfil the demands of an increasing range of applications, from office space, childcare facilities and classrooms to health centres, hospitals, call centres and toilets and showers.
The Benx Group of companies offers a comprehensive range of façade products and solutions that enhance, protect and add value to buildings through innovation, technology and know-how. SPSenvirowall is a leading supplier of certified external wall insulation systems and high-quality decorative renders for the new build and refurbishment markets. RCM offers a wide range of specialist building boards and fire-rated rain screen cladding systems as well as complete ‘through-wall’ façade solutions. We operate a national branch network and provide technical support, value-added cutting and fabrication services.

With over 1,700 people in 12 offices in the UK, Ireland and Jersey, Smith & Williamson is one of the UK’s ten largest accounting firms and a leading investment management business. The Bristol office is home to around 190 people offering an exceptionally broad range of financial services to individuals and businesses across the West of England, nationally and internationally. Smith & Williamson have a dedicated real estate group and is a leading advisor to around 200 ambitious businesses in the sector


Southern Construction Framework provides a seamless two stage open book approach to construction procurement across the south of England. They attracts clients from a broad range of public sector services including local authorities, health services, further and higher education, blue light services and central government agencies.

TEAL Consulting integrates highly successful co-working models aimed at optimising customer
value, leveraging current assets and developing positive internal and external business
relationships. This enables us to design and deliver dedicated performance improvement and
change solutions to a range of clients, both private and public sector. Whether it is about
helping organisations work collaboratively with the supply chain, joint ventures or alliances
(including ISO 44001), achieving operational excellence or delivering sustainable change, we
can support your business achieve competitive advantage.

Thermal Economics is a leading manufacturer in thermal and acoustic insulation for the construction industry. As specialists in this field with over 35 years of success, they continually invest in R&D to provide innovative and high-performance solutions for commercial and private projects that remain cost effective as well as meet and exceed building regulation requirements.

Turner & Townsend is an independent professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost management and advisory across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.  With 104 offices in 44 countries, we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to manage risk while maximising value and performance during the construction and operation of our clients’ assets.

Xtratherm UK Ltd are a people focused organisation, many of our team have over 20 years of service and with that service comes experience.

We believe in taking a holistic approach when dealing with our customers and partners, it’s not simply a matter of supplying industry leading products, it’s about how we do that. Concern for our clients, attention to detail and finding the best solution in every instance. These are the values which we apply in our dealings with every customer for every project.



AB Heritage is a professional archaeological consultancy, helping clients across the UK to manage historic environment project risk. We provide Heritage Assessments, Historic Building Services and Archaeological Surveys, offering commercially realistic advice with practical solutions for all stages of a development, from pre-planning assessments to the discharge of conditions. Registered with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists, our offices are located in Bristol, London, Newcastle and Manchester.
Trading since 1920, Arnold Laver is a proud British Specialist Timber Merchant. Whether you're building a new home, or are renovating your current home, we have the materials and services you will need for your project. From Roof Trusses and Cladding, to Kitchens, Flooring, Laminates and Doors, come visit our stand to speak to our friendly professionals.

Building Plymouth is a council-led partnership that connects local people with career opportunities in the varied world of construction and the built environment in Plymouth. With over 10,000 jobs needed in the city over the next five years, Building Plymouth aims to match employers with a highly skilled workforce to transform the city and beyond. 

Beard is a top regional construction company with offices in Swindon, Oxford, Guildford and Bristol. We design, build, restore and refurbish buildings throughout the South of England. Our projects range in size from smaller schemes to complex construction projects worth up to £20 million.

With over 50% of all businesses in the UK unknowingly at serious risk through under insurance, Hazelton Mountford help to protect your business against the unthinkable, advise on the possible and negate the risk of the probable. They help you to make the right decisions about the specific insurance needs of your organisation and ensure the right levels of protection for your business.

IMSM are leading ISO specialists, delivering high quality ISO consultancy services to organisations all around the world. An ISO certification is a recognised mark of quality. By streamlining internal processes and adopting a strong customer focus, it will improve competitiveness leading to a higher profit potential .Our experienced assessors offer a flexible approach towards implementing a full support service for your business. IMSM ensures the steps to ISO certification are achievable and hassle-free.

LHC South West delivers a simple core service: We bring buyers and suppliers together, to build and maintain public property more efficiently and cost effectively, and to benefit the local community. LHC South West is a not-for-profit central purchasing body who develop OJEU-compliant frameworks in the South West of England.  LHC's frameworks are available to all publicly funded contracting authorities to procure works, goods and services to construct, refurbish and maintain social housing, schools and public buildings


Melhuish & Saunders Ltd is a family-owned business, established in 1923. Based in Glastonbury – the company is a highly respected principal building contractor, undertaking a range of projects and has had the privilege of working with some award-winning architects. Managing Director Darryl Mitchard has a hands-on approach, personally ensuring that all construction work is completed to the highest standard, on time and on budget.

As a full service law firm, Michelmores provides proactive, responsive and quality legal guidance. Based in London, Bristol and Exeter, we advise clients across the UK and internationally. With over 60 partners and nearly 450 people, we offer a comprehensive service, providing seamless advice on the areas important to you and your organisation. Our Real Estate team has significant experience across the spectrum of real estate legal advice including planning, funding, environmental, construction, tax, estate management, secured lending, real estate litigation and dispute resolution.

Re-flow is a workforce tool aimed at businesses which have staff working outside of the office on location. Via a dashboard, that you access through a standard website, your management team set up jobs and tasks and assign them to individuals, or groups of field workers, in your organisation. The information is then accessed by the employee in the field on an app, simply using their smart phone or a tablet.

Saint-Gobain Ecophon develops, manufactures and markets acoustic products and systems that contribute to a good working environment by enhancing peoples’ wellbeing and performance. Our promise “A sound effect on people” is at the core of everything we do. Ecophon’s suspended ceiling and wall panel systems reduce excess noise and reverberation within a room, to make it an easier and less stressful place to learn, teach, heal or work. Ecophon is part of the global Saint-Gobain Group.

Sanctus Training offer a comprehensive range of courses under the Health & Safety umbrella including First Aid and Site Safety Plus training, plus UKATA Asbestos Awareness & Non-Licensable courses held at their purpose-built training facility.

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Site Vision Surveys Ltd - Created in 2003 and widely acknowledged as the experts in Buried Utility Detection (#PAS128 #GPR #UtilityDetectionandMapping), Topographical Mapping and Measured Building Surveys (#MBS) our knowledge and passion drives our enthusiasm and pride for the data rich product we produce. In 2017 we formed SVS Civils LLP in order to offer even greater depth of service within the utility department.

SSG At SSG we pride ourselves in exceeding our client expectations. Through our health, safety, environmental and HR training and consultancy services we believe that we can make a positive difference in today's workplace. Our team of professionals work hard to develop rewarding partnerships with all of our clients. From our head office in Plymouth and training centres throughout the Southwest we are able to provide a high level of regional and national training and consultancy services.

Weston College has developed a purpose-built Construction Training Centre, to meet the demand of the industry. It is based just off Junction 21 of the M5 and addresses the shortage of infrastructure construction skills, as well as targeting three areas – plant operations, scaffolding, and groundworks. Employers can come to us at any time for short courses, top-up courses, and to up-skill staff who are taking on new roles. We also provide apprenticeships in these new areas when they’re required.




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