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Site safety in Winter

Posted by Robert Norman on Jan 08 - 2015

Construction doesn’t take a break in the winter – but it is, without doubt, the most problematic of seasons for site safety. …read more


Broombank Aldeburgh A Multi Awarded House

Posted by Robert Norman on Dec 19 - 2014

Broombank Aldeburgh A Multi Awarded House. The house constructed by Robert Norman Construction designed by Soup Architects.com  was handed over to our clients in Dec 2013 has won an RIBA design award with the presentation awarded at a ceremony hosted by Downing College Cambridge at the start of April 2014.  …read more


Jobs in the construction sector - the skills gap

Posted by Robert Norman on Dec 09 - 2014

We must act now to bridge the skills shortage gap …read more


We've picked up a gold carbon charter award!

Posted by Robert Norman on Dec 01 - 2014

Award winning Framlingham based Robert Norman Construction is celebrating this week, having been added to the prestigious list of Suffolk businesses who have been awarded the Gold standard of the Suffolk Carbon Charter. …read more


Women in the construction sector - Rachel Norman speaks out

Posted by Rachel Norman on Nov 02 - 2014

According to the latest statistics, women represent just 11% of the construction workforce in the UK. Most of these jobs are office based and only 2% work in manual roles. So can we do more to encourage more females into the sector? …read more


Wishing John a very happy retirement!

Posted by Robert Norman on Oct 02 - 2014

Owning a Bentley has always been John Jenning’s dream. …read more


A New Country House Near Bury St Edmunds Handover August 2014

Posted by Robert Norman on Oct 01 - 2014

West Stow Lodge is a 560m2 family home on a beautiful three acre plot in West Stow, Bury St. Edmunds. The site is characterised by landscaped lawns, numerous willow trees, and the meandering Culford Stream. …read more


A New Country House Near Bury St Edmunds

Posted by Robert Norman on Oct 01 - 2014

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A New Country House Near Bury St Edmunds

Posted by Robert Norman on Oct 01 - 2014

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National construction sector skills shortage is hampering growth in Suffolk says award-winning house builder

Posted by Robert Norman on Sep 01 - 2014

The national skills shortage revealed this week by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is rife here in Suffolk, and preventing lots of companies from taking advantage of the current growth in the sector, says award winning Suffolk construction company Robert Norman Construction. …read more


Broombank A Multi Awarded House 2014

Posted by Robert Norman on Aug 30 - 2014

The house constructed by Robert Norman Construction designed by Soup Architects.com was handed over to our clients in Dec 2013 has won an RIBA design award with the presentation awarded at a ceremony hosted by Downing College Cambridge at the start of April 2014. …read more


Robert Norman Training Hard for Prudential London 100 Bike Ride August 2014

Posted by Robert Norman on Aug 09 - 2014

I had fallen from a ladder while inspecting one of Robert Norman Construction's rental properties and suffered a serious spiral fracture to my femur the biggest bone in your body. I was devastated - and not just because of the pain and trauma suffered, the operation, the hospital appointments and the long road to recovery. I was also terribly disappointed because just a month after the accident I had secured one of the 24,000 places on this year's Prudential Ride London, a gruelling 100 mile cycle in the heart of our capital city. …read more


Bricks shortage is affecting growth here in Suffolk says construction expert

Posted by Robert Norman on Jul 01 - 2014

Suffolk is running out of bricks, a leading construction expert has warned.  …read more


Broombank RIBA Craftsmanship Award

Posted by Robert Norman on May 15 - 2014

The longlist is out for this year's RIBA Manser Medal for Best New House in the UK. Established in 2001 to honor former RIBA President and notable home designer Michael Manser CBE, the Manser Medal is awarded to the best new house design by a UK-based architect. This year's longlist showcases 23 UK-based private homes or major extension that exhibit innovation, sustainability, and style and were completed within the past year …read more


Green Farm Carpentry At Its Best Suffolk RIBA Craftsmanship Awards

Posted by Robert Norman on May 14 - 2014

Working with the design architects Hill Mitchel Berry of London, the carpentry works carried out during the renovation of Green Farm involved great craftsmanship and dedication from the carpenters involved. The main staircase is an impressive feature that spans across three floors of the building. Due to the constraints of the existing structure the staircase was built in-situ and demanded special attention to detail. …read more


Barn Identity - Artist's childhood haunt is restored to former glory

Posted by Robert Norman on May 01 - 2014

Saved by the award-winning work of local craftsmen, situated on the old Tunstall farm where artist, Maggi Hambling, spent childhood holidays, Sheppard's Barn is one hugely inspiring Suffolk holiday space to share with family and friends. Lindsay Want investigates …read more


Suffolk Property Awards - It's a win - win!

Posted by Robert Norman on Nov 29 - 2013

Robert Norman, our Managing Director, and Bob Page, our Construction Director, collecting the *'Residential Property of the Year'* and *'Winner of Winners'* awards for our Long Farm project at the Suffolk Property Awards which took place recently at the new Ipswich Academy. …read more


Suffolk Property Awards 2013 Success

Posted by Robert Norman on Nov 29 - 2013

Robert Norman Construction was declared outright *Winner of Winners* in the prestigious Suffolk Property Awards earlier this month after first scooping the *Residential Property of the Year* prize for its stunning new-build, Long Farm near Reydon. …read more


Firm of Purpose - Building on our Award-winning Reputation

Posted by Robert Norman on Nov 28 - 2013

As companies go Framlingham-based Robert Norman Construction is a real brick. …read more


Long Farm Wins Even More Accolades!

Posted by Robert Norman on Nov 26 - 2013

Long Farm, Reydon a major project for Robert Norman Construction working together with owner-architect Lucy Marston,has scooped yet more national and regional awards this month. …read more

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