Charmaine O’Connor appointed as regional chairman for NFDC

Our chief executive Charmaine O’Connor has been appointed as North West Regional Chairman for the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC). The NFDC was established in 1941 to champion the standards and professionalism of its members to the wider construction industry. To join the NFDC, companies must meet a stringent criteria on procedures and processes […]

Work continues at pace to the fountain at Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester

Photographs taken on site at Piccadilly Gardens last week show the seven ton, pre-cast concrete new roof sections for the reconstructed water tank beneath the fountain being craned into position. With the roof securely on the water tank, work will now begin to reinstate the fountain and the project, which started on site in September […]

NFDC NW Sportsman’s Dinner raises £25,325

This year Charmaine O’Connor is vice chair of the NFDC and part of her role is to organise the annual NFDC Sportsman’s Dinner. Held at the Museum of Science and Industry on Friday 11 November, 280 of our peers and colleagues attended and their generosity was outstanding. Compered by the voice of Old Trafford, Alan […]

PP O’Connor headline sponsor RICS Merseyside and Cheshire Dinner

PP O’Connor is proud to have sponsored RICS Merseyside and Cheshire Dinner held on 7 October at the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool. Over 350 of professionals from property and construction attended the event and everyone at PP O’Connor had an enjoyable night. This follows our sponsorship of the Greater Manchester Annual QS & Construction Dinner […]

Charmaine O’Connor features in Insider 42 under 42

Each year North West regional business magazine Insider publishes a list of 42 people under the age of 42 who have made significant achievements over the past twelve months, and who the editors think will go on to grow and impact on the economic prosperity of the region. This year PP O’Connor chief executive, Charmaine […]

Piccadilly Gardens Fountain Project underway

PP O’Connor has started on site with Henry Boot to carry out a 20 week programme of repair works to the Piccadilly Gardens Fountain in Manchester.  The project involves PP O’Connor removing the existing water tank for the fountain and replacing it with a new one. Charmaine O’Connor, chief executive, PP O’Connor  said: “Once again […]

Construction News Specialist Index

PP O’Connor has been selected by Construction News as an entrant to its Specialist Contractor Index 2016. The list is produced by the national construction industry trade magazine and features firms from across the UK and ranks them in terms of growth and profitability. Charmaine O’Connor, chief executive, PP O’Connor said: “We are very pleased […]

RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards

PP O’Connor has received a gold award at the 60th year of the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2016, the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The RoSPA Awards is celebrating 60 years of presenting highly-regarded and sought after accolades to businesses and organisations which have […]

Charmaine O’Connor features in Women 100 List

Our chief executive Charmaine O’Connor features in North West Business Insider’s Women 100 List.  The annually published list recognises the region’s most high achieving business women.  Charmaine is good company with the likes of Lynda Shillaw, Manchester Airport Group, chief executive for property and Amanda White, head of rail at TfGM. You can read more […]

Video – Ditton Flyover Dismantled…

PP O’Connor tackles Widnes landmark. Work is underway to demolish the south bridge of the Ditton flyover in Widnes. The work is part of the scheme to build the link roads through Widnes to connect the main road network to the new Mersey Gateway bridge, which will open in autumn 2017. Check out the superb […]