Apprentice Profile: Tahir Akthar

“As a trainee quantity surveyor, I’ve experienced estimating and working with site management on projects of all sizes. I’ve even had the opportunity to work on the design for Diamond Build’s own development.” In National Apprenticeship Week, trainee quantity surveyor, Tahir Akthar, explains why he chose an apprenticeship, what he’s enjoying the most, and the […]

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Diamond Build Appointed for Primary School Revamp

Following a successful tender process, Haringey Council has appointed building contractor Diamond Build PLC to refurbish and remodel elements of a primary school in Tottenham, London. The £3.7m of on-site works will provide Chestnuts Primary School with two new classrooms, which will enable decanting during the programme and be retained on completion. Diamond Build will […]

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Diamond Build PLC Announced as a Successful Bidder for £5.16 billion Residential Framework

Diamond Build PLC has been named as a successful bidder appointed to a new £5.16bn residential delivery and development framework provided by Southern Construction Framework (SCF). SCF is a leading construction procurement framework delivered by the public sector for the public sector in the South of England. SCF Residential is a four-year framework available to […]

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Working Smarter to Achieve Net Zero

As demonstrated at the Smart Buildings Show 2021, new technology is driving transformational change across the property sector. Making a building more ‘intelligent’ can deliver a raft of benefits and one of the most significant is reducing energy use and carbon. Technological advances ranging from artificial intelligence and smarter lighting, through to intelligent building management […]

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In Conversation With: Rob Schofield

With 30 years construction experience, Rob Schofield is the project manager for a new £28m development being built by Diamond Build PLC. Located in Tottenham, the 51,000 sq ft scheme will offer 13,000 sq ft of office space and 48 new homes, including one and two-bedroom apartments as well as three-bedroom duplex houses spread across […]

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Diamond Build Group Welcomes New Team Member

Diamond Build Group has appointed Natalya Tonkins as Business Development Manager. With 12 years’ experience of the construction industry, Natalya will be working across the Group’s three companies – Diamond Build PLC, Diamond Special Works and Diamond Fire Safety – to build new and existing client relationships. She will also be responsible for overseeing the […]

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Diamond Build Welcomes Two New Trainees

Diamond Build PLC has welcomed two trainees to its growing team. Tahir Akthar and Stanford Gezi will be working towards a degree in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management at the University of Westminster while gaining practical experience. Accredited Gold by Investors in People, Diamond Build has been offering trainee and apprenticeships for more than four […]

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Diamond Special Works Goes Back to School

Building on a long-standing relationship with Merton Council, Diamond Special Works has delivered upgrades at Cricket Green School. Rated by Ofsted as ‘Outstanding’ the school supports pupils with significant learning, language and communication difficulties as well as autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and other diagnosed conditions. The contract follows a major […]

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