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Project News

New Changing Places facilities successfully Delivered

We are pleased to have been appointed by our client to scope, design and construct new Change Place Facilities at Grays Station.

Constrained by restricted working hours on station platforms and passenger congestion, the works were delivered successfully.

The new facilities are used for people with severe disabilities and include hoists, changing bench, adjustable sinks and space for carers.

This scheme was delivered as part of a wider project to re-configure and refurbish existing facilities on our clients network.

We are so pleased to be involved in delivering these absolutely vital facilities.

Ebury Bridge Estate

H.A. Marks are continuing to deliver new cutting-edge space, while the renewal of the Ebury Bridge Estate progresses.

Ebury Edge will have a community café, a mix of shops, affordable workspaces, event spaces and a garden courtyard.

We look forward to working with Westminster City Council to create something that really benefits the local community for the next few years

New Look for Chelmsford Retail

H A Marks have completed phase one of cladding works to the old Argos Retail unit located at Springfield Road in Chelmsford.

These works are part of an ongoing development within the town centre turning the old Argos Retail Unit into three new properties.

The cladding works run along the north elevation of the building giving a new and modern feel to the high street.

New Pure Gym powering to Completion!

Works to Pure Gym are nearing completion and we are focused on delivering this fast track project for our valued client.

Works were mainly cut and carve and included the formation of new acoustic walls, shaft walls on the first floor, intumescent coatings to existing steel beams as well as installation of new steels and a new floor.

The unit has also benefited from new glazing on both the ground floor and first floor.

New Council Homes Complete

We are pleased to announce the completion of six new council homes for Wandsworth Borough Council.

An extremely difficult, logistically challenging build, H.A Marks teams worked diligently with the council to see the works through to completion.

The end result being six new homes developed to very high quality standards.




Kings Mall Shopping Centre Transformed

We are continuing our on-going works to transform Kings Mall Shopping Centre to provide a more vibrant and inviting retail experience; new double-height shop frontages together with various retail space refurbishments, a new food mall, the removal of an exiting concrete staircase and other improvements including refurbishments to the building’s atrium and new lift, stair and floor works.



Fleet Station Underway

Works have commenced on a D&B scheme at Fleet Station to provide extended platform areas, provision of new, secure cycle hubs, upgraded Civils and demolition to existing facilities all with a view to improving the passenger experience at this busy station.





CLT_New Classroom Block Nears Completion

Works are progressing rapidly to provide a new classroom block to this Independent School for Girls in North London.

HAML are using CLT as a means to provide this fast track construction option.

CLT is an environmentally sustainable, modern method of construction used to provide structural walls, roofs and floors across a wide range of applications.

Close proximity to neighbouring structures and a very restricted programme made this a particularly challenging project.

Elstree & Borehamwood – Extended Booking Hall and Concourse

Following the successful handback of Phase three we wish the passengers through Elstree and Borehamwood station an enjoyable commute through their newly extended and improved station.

Running on time and budget, we have enjoyed working closely with our client to develop and deliver their vision to improve the overall customer experience.

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PassivHaus EnerPhit – Exceeding the Standard

We are coming to the end of our groundbreaking Enerphit PassivHaus retrofit and refurbishment project for North Camden Housing Co-operative and are delighted to report an air tightness reading of 0.66 which borders the stringent requirements of a new build reading.

The key differential with this project being it is a retrofit to PassivHaus EnerPHit standards.

This in itself represented a major challenge when ensuring stringent detailing is adhered to in order to achieve the standard. A huge well done to the team and all involved.


Elstree & Borehamwood Station

Works have commenced on site to extend and improve passenger, retail and staff facilities at Elstree & Borehamwood Station. Funded by the DfT under the NSIP scheme, the passenger concourse space is to be extended as part of the works together with improvements to the staff facilities and overall passenger experience.


Works are progressing well at Loughborough Junction #ljworks with our site clearance, groundworks and piling complete. Steel frames and #wikihouse frames complete.

WikiHouse is an innovative method reinvent the way we make homes. It is being developed by architects, designers, engineers, inventors, manufacturers and builders, collaborating to develop the best, simplest, most sustainable, high-performance building technologies, which anyone can use and improve.*

Passivhaus - Enerphit Standard Surpassed

Our first air test has taken place on this complex passivhaus refurbishment / retrofit and we are pleased to have surpassed the standard achieving 0.4 air changes per hour.

The use of Passive House components in refurbishments of existing buildings leads to extensive improvements with reference to thermal comfort, economic efficiency, absence of structural damage and climate protection.

This result came through a very strict regime of QA and Inspection & Testing. Proactive and collaborative scheme management and problem solving are a key aspect of this project, the HAML site and Project management teams are working diligently together with the experienced Architects on Passivhaus standard Anne Thorne Architect in order to achieve the standard.

H A Marks Station Project featured in Railway Heritage Trust Report

A project completed by H A Marks at Bury St Edmunds Railway Station has received further recognition by being featured in the latest Annual Report by the Railway Heritage Trust.

The reports notes that the appearance of the station following the works 'is much improved as a result' and acknowledges H A Marks roles as both Designer and Contractor for the project.

ISO Accreditations

We are pleased to confirm that HA Marks has gained certification to the new ISO standards ISO 9001:2015 - Quality and ISO 14001:2015 - environmental, endorsing that its management systems, leadership and culture within the business are aligned to these ISO principals. As a company H A Marks continually works towards gaining relevant industry certifcations as part of ensuring our clients receive the highest professional service.

H A Marks Gains Full Qualified Supplier Certification with Achilles Services

H.A. Marks is pleased to have been audited by independent supply chain risk management organisation Achilles and has been certified as a Full Qualified Supplier in Construction services. This enables our clients to have confidence in our professional approach to the overall continuity and quality of construction and construction related disciplines.

The Awards keep coming for the Tara Theatre !

We were very pleased to have been involved in helping realise this creative community project. Even more so as it is now being recognised both in the UK and globally with a continually stream of accolades, the most recent of which includes winning in the 'Culture and Community' Category at the New London Architecture Awards as well as under the Culture category at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin!

H.A. Marks Appointed to Deliver further Council Housing

We are progressing Designs to deliver these new homes, in Balham, which will be built on a former garage site and will be offered to local people with a housing need at around half the open market rent. We are delighted to partner up with Wandsworth Council to deliver these works on a Design and Build basis and look forward to a start on site and Breaking Ground in the coming months.

IRIE! And connectingvibes*

We have been pleased to again support Connecting Vibes and IRIE Dance Theatre this year! Connectingvibes* is a creative Dance company which aims to give young artists performance opportunities at early stages of their careers. IRIE! dance theatre is Britain’s leading dance theatre company working in the field of African & Caribbean dance fusion.

HA Marks appointed design and build contractor on key Lottery funded project

As a well-established and much-loved provider of community services in Islington, the Highbury Roundhouse is a charitable trust who required a new building to bring together on one site the range of services they provide to the local community. Until 2013 the Roundhouse operated from a former bottle works building on the same site, but this was condemned and demolished with the group's activities being dispersed to several centres in the borough. The new centre will once again unite all the Highbury Roundhouses’ functions in one unique, new-build, multi-purpose building.

A Culinary Contribution by H A Marks to a very worth cause

Having been approached by a fund raiser for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity on behalf of their friend, who is being treated at the famous hospital, we were happy to donate to a recent fund raising ball held in aid of the charity. H A Marks designed and one of our tradesmen crafted a unique and one off purpose made 'mud kitchen'. A mud kitchen is an outdoor station for young children between the ages of 1-8 years old to be creative and to promote exploratory play.

H A Marks wins contract to provide our of hours HelpDesk cover to TFL’s Commercial Property Portfolio

We are pleased to announce that TFL (Transport for London) have confirmed that they have awarded the contract to provide HELPDESK cover for out of hours and weekends to H A Marks Limited. The TFL commercial property portfolio stretches across London and H.A Marks will be providing 24/7 ongoing Emergency Call Out and Maintenance services via it’s Maintenance & Small Works Division.

H A Marks project shortlisted for a New London Architecture Award

Another project involving H A Marks has been shortlisted for an award, this time a New London Architecture Award. Arc House Lowlands Station Approach, Lowlands Road, Harrow, HA1 involved transforming a neglected parkland into a new cultural destination, featuring a new performance building with an outdoor stage and amphitheatre alongside play spaces, an orchard, new groves of trees and a terrace.

HA Marks awarded a place on the London Underground SWIP framework

We are pleased to have been awarded a place on the London Underground SWIP framework for civils projects. Initially running for five years, There is a possibility of this extending to 8 years if works are delivered successfully. We are proud of our in house capabilities and expertise and look forward to contributing to the SWIP team in further delivering on our specialisms within the rail environment.

H.A. Marks appointed as Principal Design & Build Contractor to build 5 Luxury Two Bedroom Flats in Weybridge

We are delighted to announce our appointment as Principal Design & Build Contractor to build 5 Luxury Two Bedroom Flats in Weybridge. The scheme has been carefully designed to be in keeping with the existing development. The scheme is due for completion later this year.

H.A. Marks commissioned to build new Tara Theatre

H.A. Marks are very pleased to announce our appointment by Tara Arts to Design & Build their new Theatre in Earlsfield, London. The landmark theatre is a home for intimate cross-cultural shows, transforming experiences of great theatre for audiences and artists. The New Tara Theatre will triple the number of public access spaces within the building, while retaining the intimacy of the existing Tardis-like space.

H.A. Marks selected by London Underground for stations modernisation plan

Following a major review by London Underground of their contracts procurement procedure, H.A. Marks are pleased to have been selected as one of the specialist contractors within a framework of 20 specialist rail contractors to be engaged by London Underground as part of their stations modernisation project.

As quoted in the Construction Enquirer, Programme director for stations, Miles Ashley, said: "Construction supply chains have become multi-tiered and fragmented, and it could be said that the industry has lost sight of the importance of craft skills in delivering efficiently."