Providing sound craftsmanship in a bespoke and innovative way is at the heart of William Birch. We pride ourselves on delivering great customer service in a traditional style, but above all in showing a passion for everything we do.
Whether we are constructing a new sustainable modern environment or restoring some of the countries most treasured and historic buildings, our quality management systems ensure the highest standard of workmanship and commitment to realising our customer’s aspirations.
Founded in 1874, our long and impressive record of building construction, refurbishment and restoration work equips us with the skills and knowledge to convert your needs, aspirations and objectives into practical solutions.
- our people, values and culture
- total commitment to create enhanced customer value
- a passion to innovate and deliver a wide range of construction services
- ethical business practices and support of our supply chain partners
- partnerships to deliver local opportunities for local people
- commitment to apprenticeships, training and employee welfare
Building information modelling (BIM) is an employer's requirement on the Fulford School Expansion project however it has been recently embraced by William Birch & Sons Ltd as we recognise the importance of the technology in our delivery of construction services.
So far on the Fulford School Expansion project BIM has been used for:
- Spatial management / planning to demonstrate to the client how areas will work
- Design co-ordination between consultants to ensure elements work together
- Scheduling of doors and windows
- Clash detection
Clash detection has proved invaluable on the Fulford School Expansion project classroom block where the fabricators model highlighted a steelwork/window clash some two months earlier then would have been the case under a traditional project.