Collective expertise that few can match

Success through cross sector collaboration, value engineering, experience and innovation.

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Esh Construction is the main trading arm of Esh Group, one of the region’s leading privately-owned construction, development, and property services businesses.

Operating across the North of England we provide civil engineering, affordable housing, refurbishment, private housing and commercial build services to the private and public sector.

Our steady growth to date is testament to our knowledgeable workforce who work collaboratively with our clients to deliver outstanding projects.

We have an uncompromising focus on health, safety and quality, and promote a culture that empowers our workforce to be forward thinking and innovative.

We are committed to eliminating carbon from our operations by 2040 and to be a ‘truly local’ contractor; supporting the communities and economies in the areas we work through our Queen’s Award winning ‘Constructing Local’ strategy.

Esh Civils specialises in the design of innovative solutions and delivery of complex engineering projects, from small works to major projects.

Sectors: Highways & Infrastructure, Public Realm, Coastal & Flood Defences, Industrial & Distribution, Environmental.

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Established in 1970, Lumsden & Carroll Civil Engineering provides high quality housing infrastructure solutions to a variety of regional and national housebuilders.

Sectors: Roads & Sewers, Foundation & Plot Works, Section 278 Works,  Highway Improvements.

Formed in 2015, Esh-Stantec is a joint venture between Esh Construction and Stantec which delivers capital schemes through Northumbrian Water’s Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Framework.

Delivering innovative and sustainable design solutions across a range of water infrastructure projects, from short-term flood mitigation to large-scale capital projects designed to improve overall asset infrastructure.

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Esh Drainage Solutions provides planned drainage maintenance, repairs and cleansing services to the commercial sector.

Services: CCTV Surveys, High Pressure Water Jetting, Sonar Tracing, Drain & Sewer Unblocking and Cleansing, Planned Maintenance.

Esh Living specialises in the delivery of new build housing, refurbishment and maintenance projects specifically for social housing and extra care providers.

Sectors: Housing, Extra Care, Refurbishment, Property Maintenance.

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Esh Retrofit Solutions provides an all-inclusive approach to improving the energy efficiency of existing homes through fabric first retrofit and installation of low carbon energy solutions, supported by a PAS2030-accredited supply chain.

Sectors: Housing, Refurbishment, Property Maintenance.

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Esh Build offers a wealth of specialist design and build experience, providing value engineered build solutions to both public and private sector clients.

Sectors: Extra Care, Education, Heritage, Leisure, Commercial Premises, Industrial & Distribution.

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Homes by Esh is one of the North East of England’s leading private house builders

An important part of the Group which prides itself on customer service and their range of quality homes which incorporate modern innovations in housing technology and design. Homes by Esh is actively seeking land for traditional market housing across the North East.

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Martin O’Connelley

Commercial Director

Esh Construction

Steve Garrigan

Divisional Director

Esh Civils

Jonathan Chambers

Divisional Director

Lumsden & Carroll Construction

David Pratt

Divisional Director

Esh Stantec

Giovanni Asoni

Estimating Director

Esh Civils

Vince Courtney

Commercial Director

Esh Civils

Ross Markwell

Business Development Director

Esh Civils

Steve Conn

Pre-Construction Director

Esh Civils

Lee Taylor

Commercial Manager

Lumsden & Carroll Construction

Mark Binns

Construction Director

Esh Living (New Build)

Chris Hale

Pre-Construction Director

Esh Build & Living

Gary Walker

Commercial Director

Esh Build & Living

Colin Ford

Construction Director

Esh Living (Refurbishment)

Norman Barnett

Framework Director

Esh Civils

Brian Wray

Plant Yard Director

Esh Construction

Paul Waller

Operations Director

Esh Build

Simon Woodward

Operations Director

Esh Living

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Accent Housing Ltd

Planned Voids, Repairs, Maintenance & Responsive Repairs


Contractors Framework

Bernicia Homes

Stock Investment Framework

Efficiency North

Installation & Repairs


Roofing & Gables, Kitchen & Bathroom, Minor Works, Voids and Internal Works

Innovation Chain

Works valued at £1.5m-£4m & £4m+ in the North

North Tyneside Council

Kitchens & Bathroom Replacement

North Yorkshire County Council

General Building Responsive Maintenance


Retrofit & Refurbishment Framework (Multiple Lots)

Places for People


Places for People

Specialist Contractor


Capital Investment and R&M Contractor Framework


Kitchens & Bathrooms and Windows & Doors Frameworks

Crown Commercial Services

Construction Works and Associated Services Framework

Efficiency North

New Build

Home Group

New Build Development (Multiple Lots)

Fusion 21

Construction Works & Improvements Framework and Building & Asset Improvement Works

Homes England DPP4 (DPS)

Small Sites (up to 70 Homes), Large Sites (over 70 Homes)


Schools and Community Buildings


Framework for Building Construction Works (Multiple Lots)


Minor Works Framework

Newcastle City Council

Developer Contractor for Newcastle Housing Delivery Partnership Framework

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Measured Term Contract Building & Minor Works

Newcastle University

Measured Term Contract Building Works


National Framework for Medium Contracts (Multiple Lots)


National Framework for Major Construction Works (Multiple Lots)

Procure Partnerships

Minor Works National Framework (Multiple Lots)

Procurement for Housing

Capital Works & Associated Services


Construction and Development Works (Multiple Lots)


Contractors Framework (Multiple Lots)

Durham County Council

Drainage & Asset Management Investigation & Maintenance

Durham County Council

Disposal of Construction Waste

Durham County Council

Civil Engineering Works

Environment Agency

Flood and Coastal Risk Management Operational Framework

Gateshead Council

DPS for Construction Contractors and Sub-contractors

Hartlepool Borough Council

Civil Engineering, Highways Works & Coastal Protection

Hartlepool Borough Council

Landscaping, Drainage, Flood Defense, Park & Play Area Refurbishment


Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Works (Multiple Lots

NHS Shared Business Services

Construction Works Framework (Multiple Lots)

North East Lincolnshire Council

Highways Capital Works (Multiple Lots)

North East Lincolnshire Council

Technical Design services (Capital Works)

North East Lincolnshire Council

Highways Framework

North Star Housing Group (inc Castle and Coast)

Responsive Repairs & Associated Works

Northumbrian Water Group

Waste & Water Infrastructure, Sewerage Repair & Maintenance Framework

Northumbrian Water Group

Building & Civils Maintenance

Northumbrian Water Group

Waste Waster Networks Sewerage Repair & Maintenance

Northumbrian Water Group

Bespoke or One-off Projects


National Framework for Civils & Infrastructure (Multiple Lots)

Procurement for All

Total Facilities Management

South Tyneside Council

Excavation, Disposal & Drainage

Stockton on Tees Borough Council

Civil Engineering Works (Multiple Lots)

Tees Esk Construction Framework

Provision of Construction Services

University of Sunderland

Major Capital Contractor Framework


Building Maintenance and Compliance Framework

YORbuild3 Medium Works

Medium Works (Multiple Lots)

YORbuild3 Minor Works

Minor Works (Multiple Lots)


Contractors Framework (Multiple Lots)

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Yorkshire & Humber

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