Bimonthly Newsletter – Let’s take a look at March and April 2019

Both March and April were very busy months for Gateville Group, it saw the end various projects including the initial phases of FRA works at the Isle of Wight as well as the acquisition of 30 more blocks for future FRA works with Southern Housing Group.

On the 6th and 7th of March 2019, David Barnes and James Darker attended the Total Housing 2019 conference, where they met and networked with industry contractors and consultants from leading organisations and Local Authorities such as Matthew Sutton and Ashford Council.

These individuals appeared to be aware of Gateville Group and our great work, positive conversations took place about the prospect of future builds, refurbishments and FRA works.

Things are set to remain busy for the foreseeable future with a number of projects in the pipeline which we will announce in the coming months.

Ongoing projects:
* DW – Newbury * Durkan, LBBD
* Engie * Durkan-Harlow
* Fire Prevention – Brighton * Morgan Sindal, Voids –London
* Fire Prevention – Isle Of Wight * Mulaley, Peabody
* Breyer, Cecil – London * Repairs Direct, Voids
* Breyer, Metropolitan * Vinci, Peabody
* La Bodega * Mears, Voids
* Rydon, Testing


We’re proud to announce the launch of our new website –

Our new website has been developed to showcase our strengths and reflect our brand positioning: a unique construction and refurbishment company. It has been designed to reflect our new visual brand and the level of quality we have always delivered to our clients.

Visit the website to have a look and feel free to provide us with your feedback.


We are proud to announce the launch of our new app – Bolster, which will allow for efficient management of all Gateville Group FRA projects moving forward.

The app will enable us to:
– Track & control fire stopping works
– Produce reports
– Create & export service drawings
and more.

More information will be provided in due course.


Gateville Group believes in excellence. As you may know by now, we have a strong commitment to continuous improvement through professional development. We are proud to announce that in the last financial year, Gateville Group spent approximately £40,000 on training courses for its staff.


We are hiring – can you help?

Current job vacancies:
1. Part time Office Manager
2. Assistant Quantity Surveyor

EARN AN EXTRA £100 by referring someone who you think would be a good fit for our company. If you refer a qualified candidate, once they have worked for the business for 4 consecutive months you will receive a £100 BONUS. Please get in touch with your Site Manager / Contract Manager to make a referral. Ts&Cs apply.


Thanks to all of you who attended the team lunch at La Bodega Tapas in Chalfont St Peters. Dates will soon be released for our summer event, watch this space!


A big thank you to all the Gateville Group staff who completed the 2019 Staff Survey. We are grateful for your time and commitment to shaping the future of our organisation and workforce.

The 2019 Staff Survey is the beginning of a continued process of engagement to understand staff needs and requirements and measure progress against the issues highlighted.

The full staff survey results will be published in the news section of our website In the meantime, here is a preview of some of the results.

1. 84% of you are happy working for Gateville Group
2. 97% of you felt you get recognition from your manager
3. 93% of you still see yourself working for Gateville Group in a years time
4. 82% of you are aware of the benefits offered by Gateville Group

We also received comments which we intend to act upon, such as:

1. “…Would like to know about training on offer for staff”
2. “…Carry out stock audits once a month, not weekly”

Thanks again for your support, as soon as we have uploaded the results onto our website and discussed ways to make improvements, we will be in touch with more information about the next steps.


We are pleased to announce Elian kovacs as the March ’Site Manager of the Month’. Elian has continuously strived to meet and exceed client expectations and continues to achieve an above average H&S score.

Elian is a real believer in the Gateville Group principles. He received his certificate, trophy and gift from Iulian Barbu (Construction Director), James Darker (Operations Director) and Samuel Prisacariu (Contracts Manager).

Elian has been with Gateville Group for over 5 years and is a highly regarded member of the team. Well done and thank you Elian!




We are pleased to announce Andrei Prisacariu as our April ‘Site Manager of the Month’ for his hard work, reliability and dedication everyday.

Thank you, from the Gateville Group management team.

Andrei received his certificate, trophy and gift from David Barnes (Business Development Executive).




As per usual, we’d like to use this opportunity to thank you all for your hard work! We are very grateful for the support we receive from all our operatives on site.