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22nd June 2021

BCM Power Systems Commence 3 Projects For New Client DLR.

The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is a modern driverless, electrically operated, high-frequency urban rail system covering the Docklands area in East and South East London, United Kingdom.

14th June 2021

BCM Complete Watch My Back 2021

Watch my Back is BCM Construction’s self-developed and self-delivered Behavioural Safety, Health and Environmental engagement programme.

10th June 2021

BCM Donate Specialist Surveys and Volunteer Cabin to Spitalfields City Farm

Our sister company Equate Design undertook a TOPO survey of the site and we employed a specialist contactor to undertake a drainage survey. We also donated a new insulated cabin which will be used as a space for regular volunteers and community groups that visit the farm.

2nd June 2021

BCM Complete Network Rail Track Worker Safety Sites (TWSS)

BCM has now completed the design, installation and hand-back of 19 Track Worker Safety Sites for Network Rail – all in 4 months!

27th May 2021

BCM Complete state of the art driver accommodation at Gidea Park Station for MTR Elizabeth line.

BCM began the works at Gidea Park for MTR Elizabeth line, in December 2020, building new Train Crew Accommodation and Cleaners Accommodation whilst improving the surrounding area including parking facilities, a bicycle shelter and EV charging points.

BCM Donate Laptops to Providence Row to Tackle Homelesness

BCM donated 10 laptops to assist Providence Row with their Employability and Progression service.

21st May 2021

The London to Corby Electrification Route has now been Authorised.

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) have authorised the entry into service of the new Energy Subsystem using the United Kingdom Master series overhead contact system, which is titled:  London to Corby Electrification and Capacity Upgrade project Stage 2.

17th May 2021

BCM Appoint New Pre-Construction Director.

BCM appoint Dan Wiscombe as new Pre-Construction Director.

13th May 2021

BCM Achieve Year 1 Planet Mark Certification

This is BCM’s first year of business carbon footprint reporting and Planet Mark certification. Since certifying to Planet Mark, the company has set a target to reduce emissions by 5% annually.

6th May 2021

Daniel O’Dowd Appointed Operations Director

With over 20 years’ experience within the construction industry, Daniel first started his career in 2001 as a Site engineer and CAD technician after graduating with a Construction Management Degree from the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and a Higher Diploma in Health and Safety at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

23rd April 2021

BCM Assist Local School in Virtual Careers Day.

Before the lockdown on schools was lifted, BCM played a key role in providing videos that detailed the array of careers available in the construction industry and the best avenues to get there.

21st April 2021

BCM Adopt Innovative Technology to Plan and Monitor Works on Site.

BCM has recently been taking advantage of 360 cameras on-site by conducting regular site walks with this technology and then processing the footage through Open Space AI (Augmented Reality).

14th April 2021

BCM Expertly Deliver Liverpool Street Station Platform Extensions and Renovations for MTR Elizabeth Line.

These works have modernised parts of the station whilst increasing platform space making the area more pleasant for passengers when embarking and disembarking from the train.

8th April 2021

BCM Construction Expertly Install Three Suffolk Level Crossings

BCM Construction has completed the Civils Construction works on three level crossings in Woodbridge, Suffolk.

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30th March 2021

BCM Adopt COMET – An Investigation, Root Cause Analysis and Prevention tool

Working across several safety critical industries, BCM recognised inconsistencies in collating close call data, carrying out investigations, the challenges of identifying root causes and inefficiencies in producing various company and industry reports.

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26th March 2021

BCM working to improve Network Rail Track Access Points

BCM Construction has been working with Network Rail on multiple projects to renew or improve Road Rail Access Points (RRAPS), Safe Walking Routes and Track Worker Safety Sites.

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9th March 2021

BCM Construction on Final Stretch with Feltham Re-signalling Scheme

Week 48 and Week 49 saw two of the busiest on the project with the completion of over £500,000 of works across the two weeks.

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8th March 2021

BCM Concluding on Tactile Installation at 100 Platforms Across 43 Stations in the Sussex, Kent and London Area.

BCM have completed the majority of planned improvement works which consisted of 100 platforms across 43 Stations in the Sussex, Kent and London area, installing in excess of 16,500m of tactile.

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3rd March 2021

BCM Continuously Striving to Improve Safety.

This study has been introduced to prevent future work accidents occurring whilst simultaneously contributing to the development of safety within the industry.

25th February 2021

The Network Rail Welsh Independent Feeder from Newport to Cardiff was successfully designed and Installed by BCM Construction and BCM Powers systems.

BCM Construction collaboratively with BCM Power Systems successfully designed (GRIP 5 Detailed Design), installed, terminated, and tested the new 15km, 25KV High Voltage Independent feeder 8501.

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24th February 2021

Being apart together – BCM’s internal initiatives during lockdown

As the light at the end of the tunnel finally seems visible, we thought we would update people on the internal initiatives BCM have been running for all staff across the Enable consortium to ensure people feel connected during these difficult times.

8th February 2021

London to Corby (L2C) Electrification Scheme Complete

BCM Construction along with the BCM Power Systems team delivered both Cable Route and Cable installation works whilst delivering the scope for our client SPL Powerlines.

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4th February 2021

BCM Complete Civils Element of £18m Flood Defence Scheme

BCM have completed their section of works for Jacksons which is part of £18m the Flood Defence Scheme contracted by the Environment Agency.

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25th January 2021

Lyminster Bypass Scheme Phase 1 Complete

Watch 9 months’ worth of work in 3 minutes as part of BCM Construction’s involvement on the Lyminster Bypass Scheme!

19th January 2021

BCM Begin Crown Commercial Service Framework for the NHS

BCM Construction Ltd can announce the award of the design, installation and commission package of works at Milton Keynes University Hospital for the NHS. This award has come through the Crown Commercial Service (CCS)

11th January 2021

Coventry Station Renovation Programme for the 2022 Commonwealth Games

BCM were awarded this contract by Network Rail along with Coventry County Council to assist in the construction of a new substation which is required to power the new shopping centre, 2 new sets of lifts and a new car park. The whole station renovation is in preparation for the return of the Commonwealth games to the UK as part of the Coventry Station Master Plan.    

4th January 2021

BCM Liverpool Street Christmas Blockade

The team has successfully delivered the crucial enabling works to track, OLE, and signalling between platforms 15 and 18 in preparation for the ultimate extension of Platform 16 and 17 to be undertaken at Easter.

22nd December 2020

BCM appointed as ‘Buildings Fabric Specialist’ part of the Southern Building and Civils (SBC) Framework for Network Rail

BCM appointed as ‘Buildings Fabric Specialist’ part of the Southern Building and Civils (SBC) Framework for Network Rail

17th December 2020

BCM Christmas Video

Watch our site teams from across the country wish you all a Very Merry Christmas ?

30th November 2020

BCM Welcomes New Senior Commercial Manager – Malcolm Blaxall

Malcolm’s career in the construction industry began as a chain boy in 1981 working for Balfour Beatty on Europe’s largest earth fill dam and progressed on to a long term position training as a Quantity Surveyor on numerous road projects throughout England.

24th November 2020

Start of Project HSQE Briefing.

At the start of any project BCM will deliver a programme of inductions and briefings identifying key health, safety and environmental risks of the project and what is expected of our employees and any of our supply chain who are representing the company and the work we do.

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13th November 2020

Liverpool Street Station Platform Extension GRIP 5-8 Design & Build

The key project deliverable is to complete the platform extensions and associated works by 31st May 2021 to ensure our client can fully introduce and operate their new rolling stock.

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10th November 2020

BCM adopt internal track and trace system – TracePass

For the past couple of months BCM has implemented Tracepass in collaboration with STC Global across the Enable consrtium. This mobile app is a and real-time dashboard designed to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the workplace.

2nd November 2020

BCM Implement Bespoke Supervisory Development Programme -Supervisor Transformed

With BCM expanding as a business into new regions whilst diversifying their offerings into new sectors, it was essential that the highest standard of supervisory and leadership skills is taught and retained by staff.

27th October 2020

BCM implement Nutshell

BCM has been collaborating with Nutshell to digitalise the IMS across the company, thus making the company run more efficiently and contributing towards our goal of becoming a paperless business.

14th October 2020

BCM Welcome New Regional Manager – Martin Dobby

Martin Doddy joins BCM as new regional manager. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, we are excited to have him on board as a key player in diversifying the business.

29th September 2020

Company Volunteering Day in conjunction with Kingston Rowing Club

BCM, CHS and Crewit have given up their services through the Feltham re-signalling project by means of a community volunteering day at Kingston Rowing Club.

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21st September 2020

Western Power Distribution Under-Track Crossing Installation at Weston Super Mare

Our Enable consortium join forces to execute an Under-Track Crossing (UTX) installation for Western Power Distribution (WPD).

16th September 2020

Introducing our new Regional Manager for Wales & Western.

Meet our new Regional Manager for Wales & Western, Andrew Wedlake.

26th August 2020

Meet the Graduates!

BCM recognises the importance of investing in younger people, integrating them within the business and providing key experience, mentorship and support to allow them to grow and progress in their careers.

27th July 2020

Management Buyout Secures Future of BCM Construction

BCM Construction, a leading principal contractor for rail and transportation sector infrastructure projects, announces the completion of a management buyout.

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14th July 2020

Enable in Action!

Working in collaboration with Network Rail, UK Power Networks and ABB, Enable delivered the GRIP 5 to 8 Western and Welsh Feeders, civils sub stations and auto transformer feed (ATF) routes safely, on time and within budget. This included delivering the longest Network Rail feeder cable (22.5Km) in the UK.

13th July 2020

BCM ready to ‘build, build, build’

As one of the SMEs chosen to support the Government’s Crown Commercial Services (CCS) framework, we are ready to ‘build, build, build’ supporting the Prime Minister’s ‘New Deal’ which puts jobs and infrastructure at the centre of the Government’s coronavirus recovery and economic growth strategy.

Tactiles installed
26th June 2020

Kent and Sussex Works

BCM Construction have successfully completed further works at various stations across Kent and Sussex for Network Rail.

COMET Process
2nd June 2020

Deployment of COMET Rail Application

Safety Innovation is at the centre of BCM Construction and we’ve wokred with STC Global on the development of the COMET Rail Application.

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8th May 2020

Hither Green Blockade Works and COVID-19 Risk Mitigations

The delivery of our Hither Green blockade works have made the Network Rail national press release, highlighting our our COVID-19 risk mitigations.

23rd March 2020

Volunteering with the National Trust at Denbies, Dorking

On Wednesday 4th March 2020, BCM volunteered for the National trust at Denbies Hillside, in Dorking, Surrey. Owned and managed by the National Trust, Denbies Hillside is in a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is an excellent example of chalk grassland which is very rare in north west Europe.

18th February 2020

Support for Local Foodbanks

BCM are proud to have supported two local foodbanks.

Our internal Health & Wellbeing Working Group set up collection points for staff to make donations and communicated clear lists of required items.

Volunteering with Amphibian & Reptile Conservation
14th January 2020

Volunteering with Amphibian & Reptile Conservation

With more than six native reptile species, including the sand lizard and smooth snake both of which are rare in the UK, Network Rail, BCM Construction and our sub-contractors spent the day volunteering for the Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust at Witley Common in Surrey – a site of special scientific interest (SSSI).

7th January 2020

BCM Construction support two major Network Rail blockades over the festive period

Working in collaboration with clients Amey, VolkerFitpatrick and our sub-contractors Crewit, McGarry’s, Fastlay, RJC, Easymix, Llynch, Pro Rail, Force One, Geo Observations and Acorn Waste we delivered the civil and power associated works at Kettering and Stratford safely and on time.

29th November 2019

Cyber security certified!

Committed to providing innovative, safe and resilient solutions, BCM Construction is delighted to have achieved Cyber Essentials certification, validating the measures the company takes to keep our clients’ data secure.

12th November 2019

BCM named as a winner of 2 lots in £30bn government construction framework

We are proud to announce that we have been awarded 2 lots in the Government’s Crown Commercial Services (CCS) framework. We are one of 128 suppliers of which 57 are SME’s selected to take part in the framework. Our lots are value’s 0-£3m Civil engineering works in England South and Wales.

19th August 2019

BCM Construction 2019 Graduate Intake

BCM Construction recently launched our 2019 Graduate intake with a couple of Assessment days to bring in the very best fresh new talent and knowledge to our growing teams. As a company we had a view to take on 4 graduates in various disciplines in our business: Finance, Commercial, Operations and Engineering.

17th June 2019

STEM Volunteering – May 2019

Partnering with the Engineering Development Trust (EDT), BCM Construction supported a Go4SET STEM event at Lady Margaret Girls School, in Parsons Green, London in May 2019.

Watch My Back – May 2019

“Watch my Back” is BCM’s self-developed and self-delivered Behavioural Safety, Health and Environmental engagement programme.

10th April 2019

Successful RISQS Audit 2019

BCM are pleased to announce that we have successfully passed our RISQS audit for 2019, retaining our place as an assured supplier to the rail industry, following a comprehensive audit of the company’s practices and procedures.

17th January 2019

London Underground Principal Contractors License

BCM are delighted to have been approved as a Principal Contractor for the TfL Aspire Framework. We received this news from TfL on Monday Jan 07th. This comes off the back of an increasing level of engagement with TfL towards the latter half of 2018.

9th October 2018

BCM are supporting NHS Stoptober 2018: Public Health England Campaign to quit smoking

Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England.  This year, Stoptober encourages smokers to find the most suitable support for them, rather than trying to go “cold turkey”.

7th August 2018

BCM Win Hinkley Point C Contract, Successfully Diversifying Into The Nuclear Sector

BCM are delighted to have secured our first contract in the Nuclear sector at Hinkley Point C.  Shane O’Halloran, Managing Director of BCM, said “we are seeking to diversify our services and offer our transferable skill-sets to alternative markets, Hinkley Point is a fantastic example of this strategy in action”. 

16th July 2018

BCM attend the Construction News Awards 2018 as finalists in multiple categories

BCM attended the 2018 Construction News Awards at the glamorous awards ceremony in London’s Mayfair attended by 1,200 leading lights from across the industry.  The Construction News Awards celebrates truly inspiring projects and initiatives in the industry, BCM Construction were finalists in 2 categories – Community Engagement Project and Health, Safety and Well-being Excellence (Company).

12th June 2018

Rail Partnership Awards: BCM win “Driving Efficiencies” category and Runner Up for Community Engagement and SME of The Year

BCM won the “Driving Efficiencies” category for the ENABLE Consortium at the Rail Partnership Awards 2018 and achieved 2 Runner Up Awards for the BCM Cable Drum Tables in Community Engagement and SME of the Year.

21st May 2018

BCM Construction Winners of the Sussex Sustainability Awards

The winners of Network Rail’s Sussex Sustainability Awards were announced on Friday 18th May in Brighton.  The SME BCM Construction are very pleased to have received a win and two highly commended awards against McNicholas and Siemens.

10th May 2018

BCM Deliver Cable Drum Tables to Brixton Primary School

Extending our Cable Drum initiative and community engagement commitments, we have successfully delivered a further 2 cable drum tables to the Jubilee Primary School in Brixton!

Parish News: BCM’s Refurbishment of Bells Yews Hall

In the spirit of all things community, we have received in the post a copy of the Bell’s Yews Green Parish News – our community project you can read about here featured and a lovely thank you card to the “BCM All-stars”. 

BCM are Finalists in 3 Categories for Network Rail’s Partnership Awards

BCM are proud to have been recognised 4 awards at the prestigious Network Rail Partnership Awards – SME of the Year, Driving Efficiencies and X2 Community Engagement.

17th April 2018

BCM Refurbish The Bells Yew Green Village Hall

For over 30 years BCM have kept health, safety and well-being at the heart of our organisation.  In 2017, we officially made the local communities we work in a measurable business priority, featuring them as a target on our scorecard – at least one project or scheme per project.

13th March 2018

BCM Shortlisted For Construction News Awards 2018

We are delighted to announce that BCM Construction have been shortlisted in 2 categories: Health, Safety and Wellbeing Excellence (Company) and the Community Engagement Project of the Year.

4th March 2018

BCM Construction Completes GWEP Works for the Longest Network Rail Feeder Cable in the UK

BCM are pleased to promote another milestone for our Power Systems department by announcing the successful testing and “ready for service status” of the 25Kv cables for the GWEP project.

23rd January 2018

Back To School: Cable Drum Tables & Railway Safety

BCM Construction’s Jenny Peters and Dave Allen went back to school this week! Why some may ask? They visited Hilmarton Primary School in Calne near Swindon, to talk to 66 Year 5 & 6 children about how BCM made the cable drum picnic tables and the importance of staying safe on the railway. 

15th January 2018

BCM X Kingston University: Broadening Horizons Programme

We have engaged with Kingston University Talent’s Broadening Horizon’s Programme and held our first meeting with the students who are working on an exciting business challenge for us.

6th December 2017

BCM Awarded Investors In People – Silver

BCM Construction, a London-based leading design, construction and rail systems solution provider, has been awarded silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard – demonstrating commitment to high performance through exceptional people management.

5th December 2017

BCM Attend The Irish Post Awards 2017

The Irish Post Awards have recognised excellence in the Irish in Britain since their founding in 1977. BCM attended the prestigious awards on the 23rd of November to show support of our Irish community and represent the construction industry.

6th November 2017

Puppy Love: BCM Support Battersea Dogs & Cats Home at the Collars & Coats Gala 2017

BCM along with Network Rail were invited to attend Battersea Dogs & Cats Home’s Collars & Coats Gala – a spectacular fundraising event in support of the charity and all the wonderful work they do for mistreated animals. 

31st October 2017

BCM Power Systems: ETE Training

BCM, in collaboration with Crewit Resourcing, have commenced ETE training at our East Grinstead base.

Cable Drum Tables: Connecting with Community

BCM Construction has kept safety, quality and people at the heart of our business for over 30 years.  We had the opportunity to extend these core values to our local communities by crafting and donating 10 tables and 20 benches to 4 primary schools in partnership with Network Rail.

3rd October 2017

BCM is Network Rail’s “Route to Gold” Top Performing Site

What is Construction Route to Gold? Route to Gold is a performance measurement initiative within the IP Southern supply chain. The initiative aims to promote collaborative working behaviours, reduce costs caused by re-work and embed a culture of continuous improvement within the rail industry.

29th August 2017

BCM Awarded Bronze FORs Certificate

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that promotes best practice for commercial vehicle operators. FORS encompasses all aspects of safety, efficiency, and environmental protection by encouraging and training fleet operators to measure, monitor and improve performance.

21st August 2017

BCM Go Green!

BCM are on the front cover of Network Rail publication “The Shield”, we debut with the first ever female cover model – Jenny Peters, our Environment &  Sustainability Manager.  Read all about our effort to make our Battersea site sustainable and go green scheme; in addition to our charity work – creating a garden walkway for the rehabilitated dogs at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

BUILDING FOR BATTERSEA

BCM Construction, Network Rail IP Southern Team, Crewit and Glenamaddy came together to complete volunteer work at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. The 27-strong team carried out the renovation of the gravel path used as a walking route for the homeless and unwanted dogs at the Home. The pathway is now a glorious garden walkway at the iconic London site – see pictures below of the transformation.

11th August 2017

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE @ BCM

BCM are reducing, reusing and recycling with the introduction of our refillable water bottles for all staff and site teams! This significantly reduces the environmental impact of plastic cups – which contribute 79% to the world’s plastic found in landfills.   The bottle is functional, lightweight and complete with a ‘hydration scale’ – encouraging you to drink approximately 2 litres of water a day (as per UK health guidelines) to reduce fatigue and improve health.

25th July 2017

BCM Construction Ltd achieves prestigious RoSPA Award

BCM Construction Ltd is a winner at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017. The company, based in London, achieved the Gold award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

21st July 2017

BCM Construction Power Systems Update

BCM Construction Power Systems Department begins 25Kv cable jointing, testing & commissioning for Network Rail, Great Western Electrification Project (GWEP).

BCM Volunteers Services to CXK to Support Young People and Families Across the South East

BCM volunteers services to CXK in helping young people realise their potential in their Prince’s Trust Team Programme: “Their generosity has enabled the young people to create a garden that gives those who attend the Phase 2 Youth Club and Community Centre a great place to relax.” – Ross Sutherland (Team Leader at CXK).

Network Rail Awards BCM Construction 2 Highly Commended Certificates

BCM received two highly commended awards at Network Rail’s Western Region – World Environment Day Conference which was held at the steam museum in Swindon.

9th March 2017

Business Transformation Update

BCM is undergoing a business transformation with the end goal of becoming a more sustainable business in the future. We have a strategic plan in place to grow and diversify our business into a multi-sector transport infrastructure contractor.

21st December 2016

Developing Electrification Hazard Awareness In The South

Rail Electrification Contractor BCM has been heavily involved in the development of a Southern Shield briefing on Electrical Hazard Awareness. This is an initiative designed to respond to the high level of close calls experienced in the Southern Region under the Electrical Safety Category.

9th March 2017

BCM Delivers Essential Rail Infrastructure Works

Christmas 2016 was not only the busiest working period BCM has experienced to date, with over 350 employees working, but also the most successful.

17th March 2017

Construction Hire Solutions Continues To Impress

BCM’s sister company Construction Hire Solutions (CHS), which was formed in 2016, is going from strength to strength.

9th March 2017

BCM Hold Three Day HSQE Workshop

BCM is committed to ensuring that everyone who works with and for us returns home safe and healthy at the end of the working day. Everyone plays a role in this and by working with our employees and our supply chain we will realise this goal.

17th March 2017

Evision – Enterprise Resource Planning

BCM has implemented Evision, an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. The system was initially developed to support commercial project delivery, however, has swiftly expanded into a range of the BCM’s enterprises – from supplier management to time-sheets and expenses management.

BCM Annual Awards Ceremony

BCM’s Annual Awards Ceremony celebrates our employees’ year-round mission to uphold our Core Values and Leadership Behaviours.

9th March 2017

BCM Give Their Support To Wildlife Trusts

As a socially responsible employer, BCM afforded the opportunity for over 80 staff to attend wildlife trusts around the country and give something back to the communities that they serve.

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