December 2015 - Works Continue At Chinnor and Long Serving Site Manager Retires.
Works are progressing well on the construction of eight flats at Chinnor and Leighfield's long serving Site Manager Bob Wood will be retiring at the end of December. The Directors and staff wish to thank Bob for all the hard work and dedication he has given the company over the past 45 years and hope he has a long and happy retirement. Bob was presented with his retirement gift by both Simon and Maurice Leighfield – the two MDs he has worked for during his career at Leighfields.
November 2015 - Demolition Works Begin At Melksham Site.
Demolition works have began in Melksham in preparation for the construction of four 1 bed flats and two 2 bed and four 3 bed houses for Selwood Housing.
August 2015 - Bracknell Forest Homes Celebrate Opening Of Rothwell Place.
Leighfield's Managing Director Simon Leighfield and Site Manager Paul Francis were on site to help Bracknell Forest Homes celebrate the opening of Rothwell Place, Crowthorne - a development of five 2 bed and four 3 bed homes for local residents.
October 2015 - Works Progressing Well At Pangbourne.
The works at Pangbourne for Sovereign Housing Association have been progressing well with the recent additions of the chimneys to the two storey block of four flats.
September 2015 - New Contract Won To Build Ten Units In Melksham.
R J Leighfield & Sons have recently won a new contract to build four 1 bed flats and two 2 bed and four 3 bed houses in Melksham for Selwood Housing.
July 2015 - Works Begin At Pangbourne And Demolition Starts At Bracknell.
Works have recently began on the construction of a block of four flats in Pangbourne for Sovereign Housing Association. And demolition has also started for the construction of nine flats in Bracknell for Forest Future Homes.
June 2015 - Works Completed At Garsington.
Leighfields have recently completed works on the construction of ten flats at Garsington in Oxfordshire for Soha Housing Ltd.
June 2015 - Over £280 Raised For Cancer Research.
Leighfield's office administrator Julie Cole recently ran the Race for Life 10k run at Lydiard Park, Swindon - raising over £280 in aid of Cancer Research. Julie said "It was a wonderful event with a brilliant atmosphere. I'd like to thank everyone who wished me luck and donated. Your contributions will help the charity continue their research into the preventation and treatment of all types of cancer."
May 2015 - R J Leighfield & Sons Celebrate Attaining Investor In People Bronze Award.
Leighfields are proud to announce that the company has just been awarded an Investor In People Bronze Award. Pictured below (L to R) are Leighfield's Business Performance Consultant Lance Cross, IIP Specialist Tracey Pullen and Leighfield's Managing Director Simon Leighfield.
May 2015 - Works Completed At Rothwell Place, Crowthorne & Imperial Commercials, Swindon.
R J Leighfield & Sons have recently completed the construction of nine houses at Rothwell Place in Crowthorne for Bracknell Forest Homes and an HGV workshop and offices in Swindon for Imperial Commercials.
March 2015 - Works Complete For The GreenSquare Group.
RJ Leighfield & Sons Ltd complete five houses at Cherhill for GreenSquare Group.
Works are also progressing well at Rothwell House, Crowthorne.
February 2015 - Works Complete And A New Contracts Manager/Surveyor Joins Leighfields.
R J Leighfield & Sons Ltd complete three bungalows at Moredon for Swindon Borough Council.
Works are also completed on the first of five properties for GreenSquare Group in Wiltshire.
R J Leighfield & Sons are pleased to welcome Martin Boyle who joins the company as a Contracts Manager / Surveyor.
Contracts Manager / Surveyor
January 2015 - Works Complete And Leighfields Achieve BS OSAS 18001.
The construction of 8 flats at Rainforest Walk in Bracknell for Sovereign Housing Association have been completed.
As long time and founder member of the Building Safety Group (BSG), formally the Western Counties Safety Group, R J Leighfield has always taken Health and Safety seriously. The company management system has now been successfully assessed against the provisions of BS OHSAS 18001:2007, the international occupational health & safety standard, thereby further emphasising its health and safety credentials.
The company now operates a fully integrated management system registered to the requirements of ISO9001:2008 (Quality), ISO14001:2004 (Environmental) and BS OSAS18001:2007 (Occupational Health & Safety).
The Directors are committed to the continual improvement in all areas of the business and believe that the externally assessed management system will help the company to achieve its Business Plan targets and planned growth.
Works are progressing well at Rookery House in Garsington and Rothwell House in Crowthorne.
December 2014 - Works Progressing And Solar Panels Installed At Head Office.
R J Leighfield & Sons, along with Bracknell Forest Homes, will be inviting young school leavers to visit and tour the site at Rothwell House to help promote getting young people interested in construction. Works are also progressing well at Chantry Road, Moredon in Swindon, with completion due at the end of this month.
The end of 2014 also saw R J Leighfield & Sons invest in solar panels on the roof of the head office in order to make the company greener and reduce energy bills.
November 2014 - Works Progressing Well.
Works are progressing well at our sites in Swindon (Imperial Commercials) & Garsington, Oxon (Rookery House). After a busy year R J Leighfield & Sons will have their annual shut down over the Christmas break, the office will close on Friday 19th December and re-open on Monday 5th January.
September 2014 - New Contract Won And Works Begin At New Site.
R J Leighfield & Sons has recently secured a £1.5 million contract to build a HGV workshop and offices for Imperial Commercials in Swindon, due to begin in early October 2014, and also began works to construct three new bungalows for Swindon Borough Council. The sites in Bracknell are also progressing well with the scaffolding down at Rainforest Walk and phase 2 underway at Rothwell House.
July 2014 - Works Progressing Well At Bracknell.
Works are progressing well at our sites in Bracknell for Sovereign Housing Association & Bracknell Forest Homes with the recent construction of the timber frame.
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June 2014 - Sports Hall And Two New Houses Completed.
Leighfields have recently handed over the new sports hall at Pinewood School in Bourton and two new detached four bedroom homes at Inkpen, Hungerford. Works will also commence this month on the construction of three new houses for Sovereign Housing Association at Upper Basildon in Berkshire.
May 2014 - Six New Houses In Andover Completed.
R J Leighfield & Sons has recently completed six new two bed houses in Andover for Aster Homes Ltd. All six properties have photovoltaic panels and achieved Code for Sustainable Homes level 3.
May 2014 - Works Near Completion At Pinewood Sports Hall.
The construction work to build a new sports hall for Pinewood School in Bourton is nearing completion with the handover of the hall due to take place later on this month.
April 2014 - Works Celebrated At The Crowthorne Site Near Bracknell.
R J Leighfield & Sons recently welcomed local councillors and staff from Bracknell Forest Homes to celebrate the commencement of construction works to build nine new houses for the housing association in the town of Crowthorne near Bracknell - Build for much needed family homes starts in Crowthorne
March 2014 - New Build Private Residence Completed.
R J Leighfield has recently completed the construction of a new five bedroom private residence in Swindon, which included an indoor swimming pool, a bar area and landscaped gardens.
February 2014 - New Contract Won For 10 New Flats.
The positive start to 2014 continues for R J Leighfield as another contract has recently been won to construct 10 new flats at Garsington, Oxfordshire for Soha.
January 2014 - Two New Contracts Won.
R J Leighfield & Sons has recently won two new contracts: the first is to build three new bungalows in Moredon, Swindon for Swindon Borough Council and the second is to build five new houses in Cherhill, Wiltshire for Greensquare Group.
December 2013 - Extension & Adaptation Contract Complete.
Leighfield has recently completed works at a private residence in Witney, which included an extension, disabled adaptation and a hydrotherapy pool.