Berkeley Homes Apprentice Awards

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On Tuesday 29th November 2016, Berkeley held its first ever Apprentice Awards at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich. The awards recognise individuals and businesses who have demonstrated their commitment to apprenticeships

Dearneside Fabrications were “Highly Commended” in the “Top Subcontractor” Category.

The Berkeley Group has committed to have at least 1,500 people across our workforce in apprenticeships or training by April 2018. These Apprentice Awards are the next step in our campaign to celebrate and develop talent in our business and make it easier for people to build their careers working for Berkeley.


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Clippers Quay Secured

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Dearneside is pleased to announce that they have secured the Balcony Package for the Clippers Quay Development in Manchester. This will be the first contract for Sir Robert McAlpine in the Manchester area.

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The 614 units planned represent one of the UK’s largest private rented schemes outside of London and will be delivered in five blocks, including 17,000 sq ft of amenities.

This gateway site at Salford Quays remained inactive for many years after the closure of the Multiplex cinema which previously occupied the site.

Blackfriars Circus for Barratt London

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Dearneside Fabrication are pleased to announce they have secured the Architectural Metalwork package on “Blackfriars Circus” for Barratt London value £2 Million.

This prestigious residential development located on Blackfriars Road , Southwark is Dearneside’s first project with Barratt London.

Our scope of work includes Balcony / Terrace Balustrade, Handrail and Balustrade to all stairs, Access Steelwork, Secondary Steelwork, external Metalwork development wide.

Divided over five buildings, the development is planned around a central, public courtyard with space for shops, cafés and restaurants. The scheme has been designed by two of London’s foremost architectural and design teams – Maccreanor Lavington and Witherford, Watson & Mann – both recent winners of the prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize.


Located in the historic area of Southwark, Blackfriars Circus is as remarkable as the location. Blackfriars is one of the latest areas in London’s Zone 1 to undergo a regeneration. Situated on the Southbank - a short walk over the river from both the City and West End - Blackfriars Circus is well-positioned. The development is made up of 336 one, two, and three-bedroom apartments and four-bedroom duplex penthouses, and includes around 35,000 sq. ft. of office space and 16,500 sq. ft. of retail space.