Say hello to the newest member of the commercial team!

Some of you may know Jack Wilkinson as the newest member of the business development team, but we are pleased to say Jack has accepted the role of Graduate Quantity Surveyor – making him the ...

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Yorkshire Three Peaks - we smashed it!

This year, our colleagues chose Cancer Research UK as our event charity for 2022, and we are thrilled to say that our team raised a jaw-dropping £5,760 for the charity last month after comple...

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Digging the foundations for a sustainable future

Say hello to our brand-new Stage V-compliant excavators! Following a string of new contract awards, Howard Civil Engineering has invested millions of pounds in upgrading and enhancing our fleet...

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Highways scheme complete at £19m Bradford enterprise zone

Last month, Howard Civil Engineering successfully handed over a £1m highways project in Bradford to our client, Balfour Beatty. We were awarded the contract to remodel a section of existi...

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Greengates junction upgrade complete for Bradford Council

We are pleased to say that we have now completed improvement works to Greengates junction, a busy thoroughfare leading from Leeds to Bradford! Howard Civil Engineering was awarded a contract by...

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Uncovering the past at Greengates junction

Whilst undertaking excavation works on our Greengates Junction site in late 2020, our site team happened upon something a little more exciting than rock and debris! On the site of the former Ro...

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Supporting brighter futures for youths in Sheffield

Howard Civil Engineering is thrilled to have committed £12,000 to De Hood Boxing Club and Community centre, extending a helping hand to children in Sheffield’s most economically deprive...

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Two more framework awards for Howard Civil Engineering

We are pleased to announce that Howard Civil Engineering has been awarded places on North East Lincolnshire Council’s £73m Highways Framework and Pagabo’s £1.6b National Fra...

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Apprenticeship Spotlight: Chloe-Leigh Preston

After leaving school and realising that university wasn’t the right path for her, Chloe-Leigh Preston was determined to secure an apprenticeship and learn whilst working on the job. Chloe...

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Jordan Coulson: From site manager to contracts manager!

Howard Civil Engineering is delighted to welcome back Jordan Coulson to the team, not only as a team member but also as our new contracts manager! Having progressed from his previous position a...

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We're expanding support for mental wellbeing

Congratulations to three more Howard Civil Engineering colleagues who were awarded their Mental Health First Aid certificates last week! Clara Greensmith (Payroll Coordinator, left), Tom Mitche...

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Pledging £20,000 to help children in Leeds hospitals

Howard Civil Engineering, in conjunction with Leeds Christmas Charity Lunch, has donated £20,000 to a father who is embarking on solo row across the Atlantic Ocean to raise funds for Leeds Ho...

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Helping children in hospital have a 'cracking' Easter!

Children at Bradford Teaching Hospitals will have an egg-cellent Easter this weekend, thanks to our Greengates site team! Howard Civil Engineering delivered dozens of yummy chocolate eggs in pr...

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Say hello to our newest Mental Health First Aider!

Congratulations to procurement manager James Derry on becoming a qualified Mental Health First Aider! James is now qualified to provide support and signpost his colleagues to appropriate help i...

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Apprenticeship Spotlight: Fahd Mahmood

Joining Howard Civil Engineering as an apprentice on one of our most high-profile schemes to date is no mean feat. Trainee Engineer Fahd Mahmood did exactly that when he joined us on our Hard Ings ...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 12 – Leeds Hospitals Charity

As a Leeds-based SME, Howard Civil Engineering has a long history of supporting local causes including food banks, St Gemma’s Hospice and more. This year, for our final #12DaysOfHCE, we a...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 11 – Mission Christmas West Yorkshire

For day eight of #12DaysOfHCE, we supported Hallam FM’s Mission Christmas appeal with a donation of gifts for children across South Yorkshire. Today, we’re continuing to spread the Chri...

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2021 – Howard Civil Engineering’s best year yet!

From smashing our CSR targets and to securing our first (and second, and third!) framework award, it’s fair to say that 2021 has been a whirlwind of a year. Over the past 12 months we hav...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 10 – LS14 Trust

On the tenth day of #12DaysofHCE, Howard Civil Engineering gave… ten pipers piping? Nope, a £500 donation to LS14 Trust! LS14 Trust are a vital non-profit organisation that is owne...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 9 – Greengates Primary Schools

Ho-ho-Howard Civil Engineering! For Day 9 of #12DaysOfHCE Santa Claus paid a visit to primary school pupils in Bradford this Christmas, at the special request of the Howard Civil Engineering elves!...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 8 – Mission Christmas South Yorkshire

In 2020 Howard Civil Engineering donated over £300 worth of presents to the Mission Christmas appeal in West Yorkshire, and this year we wanted to make it even bigger! Earlier this week, ...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 7 – Rotherham Food Bank

Now we’re over halfway through #12DaysOfHCE, we thought we’d mix it up a little and spread our festive cheer in South Yorkshire! Rotherham Food Bank, which is less than 5 miles from...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 6 – Leeds South and East Food Bank

For day four of #12DaysOfHCE we donated to Bradford Food Bank – so it seems only fair that we share the spirit of giving in our hometown of Leeds, too! In addition to a monetary donation ...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 5 – Simon on the Streets

Simon on the Streets is a wonderful Leeds-based charity that offers emotional and practical support for people experiencing homelessness in Leeds, Bradford, and Kirklees. As an independent char...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 4 – Bradford Food Bank

Food banks such as this one in Bradford have unfortunately become a lifeline for many of our local communities, so we thought it only fitting to ensure we endeavour to support those most vulnerable...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 3 - Mind in Bradford

Earlier this year, Howard Civil Engineering raised over £2,100 for Mind in Bradford by taking part in the Tough Mudder 5K. We made the decision to continue our support of Mind in Bradford...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 2 - Friends of Greengates

Throughout the duration of our improvement works at Greengates junction we have fostered a great working relationship with the Friends of Greengates community group, even assisting with their weekl...

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#12DaysOfHCE Day 1 - St John’s Community Church

Throughout December, Howard Civil Engineering is spreading festive cheer by donating £5,000 to a variety of charities and community groups across Yorkshire! We have chosen 12 different causes...

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Re-marker-ble support for Montserrat Secondary School!

When accounts assistant Geraldine Thomas announced she was intending to donate over £370 of stationery to Montserrat’s only secondary school, directors at Howard Civil Engineering were ...

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We’re investing in sustainability and offsetting our emissions!

Over the past five months, Howard Civil Engineering has been offsetting and reducing the carbon emissions produced from Gateway 36, our 127-acre earthworks and S278 works project in Barnsley for ou...

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Two new framework awards for HCE

Howard Civil Engineering are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded places on two regional frameworks across Yorkshire for the very first time. Following the successful delivery of proj...

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Supporting brighter futures for children in Leeds

Following our recent relocation to our brand-new offices in Seacroft, we were thrilled to donate over £5,000 worth of high-quality office furniture to a local school in Leeds! The Pivot A...

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A brand-new office for Howard Group

We are thrilled to say that we are now fully moved into our new offices on Limewood Approach, Leeds! We have relocated from our Acorn Business Park units to almost1,000 square foot of premium o...

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Apprenticeship Spotlight: Brendan O'Hara

With both his father and his uncles in the industry, you could say that construction is in Brendan O’Hara’s blood. He certainly seems to feel that way, as he says he never really consid...

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Swapping toy diggers for real ones at Sunnyside Nursery

Children at Sunnyside Day Nursery in Greengates really digged their visit from our Greengates site team earlier this week – as we pulled up to the nursery with an exciting array of plant mach...

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Graduate Spotlight: Ben Pritchard, Quantity Surveyor

When Ben Pritchard joined Howard Civil Engineering last summer, he was fresh out of university and eager to start his career in the construction industry. Fast forward 14 months and Ben, 23, is...

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Hard Ings Road wins prestigious award

One of Howard Civil Engineering’s most high-profile projects, Hard Ings Road, has won a prestigious award from the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation. Howard Civil Engin...

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Pretty in Pink this Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Our Greengates site team are going to be pretty in pink this October as they swap out their usual yellow hi-vis vests for bright pink! The team are hoping to generate awareness for Breast Cance...

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Apprentice Spotlight: Liam Chesney, Engineer

Say hello to our newest engineering apprentice, Liam Chesney! Liam became a part of the Howard Civil Engineering team last month after completing his 6-week construction skills training at Rotherha...

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Committing to a more sustainable future

In 2020, Howard Civil Engineering donated a whopping £41,000 to a range of national and local charities, schools, sports clubs, and enterprises. As fantastic as that sum is, we've dec...

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Braving Tough Mudder for Mind in Bradford

Gruelling physical challenges, piercing ice-cold baths and miles upon miles of mud – that was how members of the Howard Civil Engineering team spent their Saturday taking on the Tough Mudder ...

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New year, new look for Greengates Primary!

Pupils at Greengates Primary Academy are in for a huge surprise when they return to school in September, thanks to our Greengates Junction site team! With the help of local suppliers, Howard Ci...

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Cromwell Gardens team wins contractor of the month - again!

Well done to our Cromwell Gardens team who won Engie's contractor of the month for the second time in a row in July! Our team, lead by project manager Steve Dakin, were awarded for their pr...

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Encouraging Women In Construction with RSA

Howard Civil Engineering were thrilled to demonstrate our support for Rotherham Skills Academy’s Women in Construction event last week! Pre-construction coordinator Sophie Henderson and m...

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Gateway 36, Barnsley: A Bird's Eye View

Earlier this month, we took to the skies to capture a bird's eye view of our Gateway 36 scheme for Harworth Group in Barnsley - and the results look fantastic! Gateway 36 is a new, high qu...

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HCE partners with top UK Construction Training Provider

Howard Civil Engineering are pleased to announce a new partnership with Rotherham Skills Academy (RSA), a training provider for jobseekers in Yorkshire. Part of the Skills People Group and Cons...

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Helping the homeless back on their feet in Leeds

Howard Civil Engineering have been a long-term supporter of Cleckheaton-based social enterprise The Howarth Foundation, and we are very proud to have supported them with the recent launch of Hidden...

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£5m project complete at prestigious York development

Howard Civil Engineering are pleased to have delivered a £5m package at a prestigious new mixed-use development in the heart of York. Hudson Quarter is a contemporary 162,000² site c...

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HCE secure places on £400m national framework

Howard Civil Engineering are pleased to announce that we have been awarded several places on the North East Procurement Organisation’s (NEPO) Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Works framew...

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An egg-cellent surprise for Yorkshire children's wards!

Children at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Bradford Royal Infirmary and Barnsley Hospital were given an egg-cellent surprise this Easter thanks to our Gateway 36 and Greengate Junction teams!...

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