Christmas Opening Hours

 

Fulham

Friday 21st of December – 7-5
Saturday 22nd of December – Closed
Sunday 23rd of December – Closed
Monday 24th of December – Closed
Tuesday 25th of December – Closed
Wednesday 26th of December – Closed
Thursday 27th of December – 7-3
Friday 28th of December – 7-3
Saturday 29th of December – 7-3
Sunday 30th of December – Closed
Monday 31st Of December – 7-3
Tuesday 1st of January – Closed

Hammersmith

Friday 21st of December – 

March & April Deals From Hitchcock & King!

SAWN TREATED C.16 QUINN CEMENT

IRISH 3.0 METRE LENGTH 25KG PAPERBAG

100 X 47……………………….£3.85 EQUALS £1.28 PER METRE

75 X 47…………………………£2.87 EQUALS £0.96 PER METRE

 

QUINNLITE
100MM BLOCKS EACH …….£1.06

140MM  BLOCKS  EACH ……..£1.49

215MM BLOCKS EACH …….E2.29

 

PLASTERBOARD SQ EDGE

2440 X 1200 X 12.5MM …….£5.05

1800 X 900 X 12.5MM ……..£3.30

 

OSB2

2440 X 1220 X 11MM……….£11.50

OSB3

2440  X 1220  X 18MM……….£18.45

OSB3 (T&G)

2400 X 600 X 18MM………..£10.25

 

The Case of the Real (and Legally) Haunted House

Everyone knows that neglecting home improvements can diminish a property’s value. But what if it’s the work of the spirit world that’s causing you selling problems?

The Ackley Family

Nestled next to the Hudson River is a large Victorian house, known as 1 LaVeta Place. In 1990 this home in Nyack, New York was the centre of a one-of-a-kind case, now widely known as the Ghostbusters Ruling.

The couple Helen and George Ackley had lived in this house since the 1960s – but they were not alone! They claimed that family members would be woken up by shaking beds,

How to Fix High Staff Turnover in Your Construction Company

At the heart of a successful construction company is the workforce; having a team of professional, efficient and skilled employees is tantamount to success, or at least half the battle. The other half of the battle is retaining your amazing workforce. High construction turnover can have major repercussions to the quality of work your company produces, as well as your ability to deliver even basic services.

In this article, therefore, we’ll be looking at how you can fix high staff turnover in your construction company. In doing so, you’ll ensure that your construction company continues to succeed for years to come!

Hitchcock & King Welcome Back a Familiar Face

Here at Hitchcock & King, we understand that without a valued and experienced staff ensuring all our services are performed to the highest industry standards, our high-quality customer service would undoubtedly suffer.

That said, we are extremely proud therefore to be welcoming back a familiar face! Karen Miller, who has worked at Hitchcock & King for 20 years, is returning to work after her maternity leave.

In October 2015, Karen had a lovely baby boy called Milo. Congratulations were shared all round, and Hitchcock & King were there to offer our support wherever it was needed throughout Karen’s maternity.

Top Tips for Growing Your Construction Company

No matter what your business is, the key to growth is an almost unstoppable ambitious drive. While you may have all the know-how in the world, if you haven’t got the motivation to push your business forward you’ll stumble at the very first hurdle.

All the largest businesses in the world, from Facebook to Virgin, Apple to Bechtel, weren’t overnight successes. Their founders all had the ambition that was needed to push their businesses toward success, plus a few key tips. You may have the ambition, too, but you’ll need the focus these tips provide to truly excel.

Main Issues for Your Construction Company in 2017

With each new year fresh hurdles reveal themselves that could impede the continued success of your business. Although previous forecasts for 2017 have looked optimistically on the construction sector, there a number of issues that could arise. Knowing what these issues are in advance is often all that separates the successful construction company from the ailing one. As such, Hitchcock & King are here this month to help you identify the biggest risks to success you might face in 2017 so you can easily avoid them and succeed!

Skills Shortages

Despite the consistent growth the construction sector has seen in recent years,

How To Fix High Staff Turnover In Your Construction Company

At the heart of a successful construction company is the workforce; having a team of professional, efficient and skilled employees is tantamount to success, or at least half the battle. The other half of the battle is retaining your amazing workforce. High construction turnover can have major repercussions to the quality of work your company produces, as well as your ability to deliver even basic services.

In this article, therefore, we’ll be looking at how you can fix high staff turnover in your construction company. In doing so, you’ll ensure that your construction company continues to succeed for years to come!

Construction Events & Conferences 2017

Throughout 2017, you can expect to find a plethora of construction events and conferences happening across the country. Anyone who’s serious about construction would be foolish to miss out on attending these events to improve your business practice and products. Be sure to check out our comprehensive list of construction events below.

Do you have more events to add? Message Hitchcock & King on our Facebook page to let us know!

 

Construction conferences and events calendar 2017

 

February Events

ecoSHOWCASE, 14 February
Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester

March Events

The Health &

What Does a Construction Manager Do?

A construction manager, or site manager, must coordinate and supervise a variety of operations on a construction site. They join a project at the earliest planning stages and see it right through to completion. They ensure all operations are completed on time, within budget and, above all, safely.

Construction managers are a necessity on all manner of worksites, both large and small. Whether you’re renovating a small property or constructing a large premises like a school, you’ll need a construction manager to oversee all aspects of the project. It almost goes without saying then that the roles and responsibilities of a construction manager can be vast and varied.