About Us

Jim Hastings Ltd was established on Tyneside by Jim Hastings in 1973 to service the construction industry, carrying out building and groundworks contracts for local authorities, The National Coal Board and The Central Electricity Generating Board, amongst others.

Times have changed in recent years and with the disappearance of old customers like the NCB and the CEGB, the Company has concentrated on working for major contractors, carrying out groundwork packages on new office complexes, warehouses, supermarkets, sub stations and retail outlets. Along with environmental improvements schemes for various clients including the National Grid.

Paving works Quayside, Newcastle
Specialist refrigeration enclosure
Foundations, under floor drainage, suspended floors and ramps to multi storey car park in Newcastle
Foundations, drainage, floors and hard paving to supermarket extension

Term contracts are in place for various authorities for emergency call out work for subsidence repairs and for emergency repairs at various industrial sites around the North of England.

After many years of giving a satisfactory service, the Company has preferred supplier status with many organisations and is on numerous select lists of tenderers.

Work on part of the prestigious redevelopment of the Newcastle Quayside for the Development Corporation and various urban redevelopment schemes for many of the local authorities in the area has been completed on programme and within budget over the last few years.

Paving works Quayside, Newcastle
Specialist refrigeration enclosure
Retail Outlet power floated concrete floor construction

Access from Tyneside is excellent and allows the Company to easily travel to Scotland and as far as the Midlands and across to the West coast with a range of contracts valued from £1k to £1.5m.

The workforce comprises 1 contracts managers, 2 site managers, 1 engineer, 1 estimator, 1 quantity surveyor and 24 operatives, which is supplemented by additional employees and sub-contractors when the work load requires.

All staff are trained to a high standard in Health and Safety and Environmental issues, and hold CSCS and CPCS cards, with various supervisers and operatives holding a RASWA licence and many other certificates. The Company is proud to be members of the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (North East), The North East Chamber of Commerce, British Safety Council, and are a registered firm with ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001. The Company is also registered with Achilles on the UVDB (utilities vendor database) and Constructionline, a UK register of pre-qualified construction services (approved by the dti) and most recently qualified for the CHAS register.

As a company the workforce is 100% qualified with CSCS and have a working training plan approved by the CITB.

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