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Why Choose William Birch?

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

Restoring the Past, Creating the Future

GlenLodge homepageProviding 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.

Building information modelling

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.
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.

Environmental Update

As part of our ongoing commitment to environmental management, we are pleased to announce that William Birch has been accredited BS EN ISO 14001:2015 certification. Following a rigorous audit of our Environmental Management System we were delighted to have received zero non-conformances across all areas of the business. We are proud to be amongst some of the top UK businesses who have achieved accreditation to the latest 2015 standard

Lincoln Cathedral Connected gets underway

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Lincoln Cathedral has appointed William Birch & Sons to begin the vital restoration and renovation works as part of the National Lottery funded Lincoln Cathedral Connected project.

The first phase of works will see our team restore and refurbish the Old Deanery and create the much-anticipated new visitor centre, which will display some of the Cathedral’s never seen before treasures.

The works will create jobs for local workers as well as offer work experience placements and apprenticeships for local students.

Pictured: The Very Reverend Christine Wilson, Dean of Lincoln and Chris Birch, Chairman of William Birch & Sons Ltd.

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