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SDL Construction Management Ltd is a Building & Construction company with an reputation for excellence in delivering fully project managed building contracts within the Commercial and Domestic sectors.

Commercial Division

We have over 25 years experience in delivering high quality commercial and residential building schemes. We offer a design, build and refurbishment service throughout the Yorkshire area. Our expertise is primarily on small projects up to a value of £150k.


SDL delivers all its contracts on time and on budget, treating them as we would an in house investment project. We keep our overheads to a minimum and constantly monitor our costs to deliver the best possible return on investment.

The following are examples of some of these projects delivered by the SDL Team:


Taplanes, Nidd

Extension of existing Warehouse

Contract value £85,000

  • Excavation and formation of new concrete base
  • Formation of new stanchion bases
  • Extension of existing drainage
  • Erection of steel frame
  • New cladding and roofing
  • Installation of new roller shutter door



University of York

Teaching Space Improvement

Contract value £240,000

Re-design and Refurbish of Lecture Theatre and Seminar Room

  • Replacement of windows with curtain walling system
  • Specification for bespoke furniture
  • Removal of exiting fixtures and fittings
  • Upgrade of lighting system
  • Remodelling of entrance lobby and washroom
  • Full redecoration and replacement of soft furnishings



New Environment Building

Contract Value £70,000

  • Enabling works for large aquarium facility
  • Mechanical and Electrical works
  • Minor structural works
  • New windows and door
  • New wall partitions
  • Decoration
  • External works and drainage



Refurbishment of Student Accomodation

Contract Value £850,000

  • Remodelling and replacement of 8 kitchen diners
  • Replacement of all bedroom furniture and sanitary ware in 70 bedrooms
  • Replacement of all sanitary ware in 30 shower and wash rooms
  • Complete redecoration and replacement of soft furnishings throughout all buildings including communal areas


Derwent Facilities Management (Hard and Soft Facilities management Services across UK)

Conversion of Storage for Common Room Facilities at University of York

Contract value £160,000

  • Conversion of storage rooms from a basic block finish to fully decorated common rooms
  • Installation of new windows and doors
  • Full AV wiring
  • Newly fitted kitchen
  • Decoration and floor finishes



Rossett High School

Washrooms Upgrade

Contract value £180,000

Complete remodelling and refurbishment of two sets of male and female changing and washroom facilities


Summer Works

Contract Value £165,000 

  • Remodelling of Adult Education centre and installation of welfare facilities within main kitchen
  • Remodelling of 6th Form washrooms
  • Groundworks and enabling works for new classrooms and library
  • Completion of summer planned maintenance programme



Harrogate Water Brands

Refurbishment of Office Space

Contract Value £75,000

  • New partition stud walls
  • Refurbishment of washrooms
  • New air conditioning
  • Mechanical and electrical works
  • Decoration and flooring
  • Installation of glazed screens



King James School, Knaresborough

Infill Extension to School Dining Hall

Contract Value £175,000

The works comprised:

  • Construction and fitting out of an extension to the main refectory of the school, called ‘The Food Court’
  • Provision of additional dining space
  • Extension included a covered corridor
  • New storeroom and additional server area.



Ashville College

Refurbishment of Swimming Pool 

Contract Value £120,000

  • Refurbishment and upgrade of swimming pool complex
  • New roof structure
  • Provision of a disabled access ramp
  • Asbestos removal
  • Electrical works
  • Decoration




Mercy UK, Keighley

Construction of a New Build Headquarters

Contract Value £850,000

  • Ground works
  • New build of offices
  • Mechanical and Electrical
  • Installation of lift
  • Decoration and flooring
  • Upgrade access road and parking






Planned Maintenance and Minor Works

Clients include: Thorp Arch Trading Estate, Compass Group (PPP-IML), Derwent Facilities Management, St John Fisher School, Northern Police Treatment Centre, Harrogate College, Chippendale Foods

We provide a range of planned preventative maintenance services and minor works including but not limited to:

  • Building fabric repair and maintenance
  • Building refurbishment
  • Joinery and glazing
  • Roofing guttering works and cleaning
  • Plumbing
  • Small power electrical works and lighting modifications
  • Minor civil works - including ground works, drainage, concrete slabs
  • Building fabric inspections and reporting
  • Fire doors


Professional Services

We can offer a number of services to support Clients through the building process including:

  • Design with full technical drawings
  • Full interior service including conceptual and technical design
  • Advice on potential structural requirements
  • Environmental and sustainable considerations include Code for Sustainable Homes
  • Liaison with planners and local authorities
  • Development of project specification

These services are offered on a standalone basis and charged at the appropriate day rate. However should SDL be appointed to fulfil the project, all fees charged will be offset against the contract.


Residential Division

We offer a full renovation and building service for homeowners with refurbishment requirements. 

We consistently hit our clients’ targets by:

  • Hand-picking the right team for each job.
  • Working within a tight cost framework and pushing to lower overheads   
  • Regularly reviewing processes and procedures throughout the project duration
  • Nurturing a carefully developed, reliable supply chain


Whixley, York: 

  • Rear single storey kitchen extension including roof lights
  • Minor groundworks
  • Additions to electrics and plumbing
  • Refurbishment of dining room and lounge
  • Replastering, decorating and flooring throughout


 Park Avenue South, Harrogate:

  • New 2 storey rear extension of 40sqm
  • Extensive structural work
  • Complete refurbishment including new electrics, plumbing, plastering, bathrooms and kitchen
  • New landscaping to rear gardens


 Wensley Road, Harrogate:

  • New build two storey side extension of 50sqm
  • New detached garage
  • Complete internal refurbishment including new electrics, plumbing, plastering, bathrooms and kitchen
  • New external landscaping to both front and rear gardens


Pannal Avenue, Pannal:

  • Loft conversion to create three new first floor bedrooms involving creation of a complete new steel roof structure, with dormer windows and a new roof covering.
  • Complete internal refurbishment including new electrics, plumbing, plastering, bathrooms and kitchen
  • New detached garage and landscaping to both front and rear gardens


 Wayside Crescent, Harrogate:

  • New 2 storey side extension, single rear extension of 70sqm
  • New detached garage
  • Extensive internal structural remodelling throughout
  • Complete internal refurbishment including new electrics, plumbing, plastering, bathrooms and kitchen
  • Extensive external landscaping to both front and rear gardens


 Woodlands Drive, Harrogate: 

Construction of timber frame new build detached home with traditional tiled roof, PVC windows and external render.

The project involved many challenges including:

  • Demolition of original house, which was severely subsided and deemed unsafe for occupation
  • Excavation of new footings to a depth of 4m to overcome existing unstable ground
  • The property was built to the Code for Sustainable Homes, as per planning requirements, which were discharged by SDL