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New £14.6m Butlins Minehead scheme

Bourne Leisure has appointed McGoff & Byrne to the £14.6m first phase of a redevelopment of its Butlins holiday resort at Minehead in Somerset. McGoff & Byrne is responsible for the entire build and fit-out of the scheme which comprises a mix of 117 lakeside, lake view and park view chalets arranged in one and two storey cluster blocks in landscaped parkland around two newly created lakes.

As part of its renewable energy strategy for the project, McGoff & Byrne will reuse reclaimed material from lake excavations to minimise the use and impact of imported materials.

Ian Cutler, head of property at Bourne Leisure, said: “We were hugely impressed with the proposal put forward by McGoff & Byrne and look forward to working with them on this exciting first phase at Minehead. By enhancing the accommodation offering and introducing more open space and water features we aim to add to the overall experience for couples, families and corporates and make their stay with us even more memorable.”

Dave McGoff, executive director at McGoff & Byrne, added: “The whole team is extremely proud to have been appointed by Bourne Leisure.  Butlins is long established and remains incredibly popular and we are honoured to be involved in enhancing the experience for future generations.”

The architect for the scheme is Disley-based Allison Pike.

Work has started on site and is estimated to complete in 54 weeks. For the latest update, view the webcam or watch the video below, recording the first month’s progress on site.


Nottingham time-lapse video

Construction began in January of this year on a new 82-bed care home in West Bridgford, and we’ve been recording every stage of the process since then on a dedicated camera. View the progress so far in this short feature:

Winner – SME of the Year!

We are delighted to announce that McGoff & Byrne Ltd won the SME OF THE YEAR 2014 Award at last night’s North West Regional Construction Awards!

Hosted and judged by the University of Salford, The Centre for Construction Innovation & Constructing Excellence, the Awards celebrate the achievements of the region’s best and most innovative construction projects, organisations and individuals, with over 420 guests in attendance.

Well done to everyone for all of your continued hard work, another prestigious Award to add to our wall!