Walker Construction (UK) ltd is a multi-disciplined construction company delivering building, civil and rail projects across a diverse range of sectors including; commercial, industrial, education, leisure, health care, MOD, MOJ, government departments and local authorities, train operating companies (TOC’s), Network Rail etc.
We understand our client’s needs and expectations on every project we deliver, whilst using the experience and professional in house services with technical innovation and sustainable construction solutions.
We are the preferred construction contractor of choice for our clients assured by the delivery of excellence, quality of service and by carefully selecting new opportunities with clients aligned to our core beliefs and objectives.
Health and Safety
Walker Construction operates an Integrated Management System which incorporates Safety, Quality and Environmental policies. This system is accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards, this has been carried out by National Quality Assurance Limited who are UKAS accredited. Our policies are reviewed annually as a matter of course, they are also reviewed when changes of legislation are introduced that affects the nature of our business, and if accidents or occupancies indicate that procedures in place may not be sufficient.
We are members of the British Safety Council. We subscribe to Croners and Envirowise and are registered with CITB. We are able to obtain advice and assistance from these sources. Our Division WSS Construction Consultants are members of the Association of Project Safety as is our Safety & Environmental Officer.
Walker Construction is working towards BS11000 Collaborative Business Relationships certification, committing to enhancing professional working relationships through transparent consultation, joint collaborations and a considerate approach to all aspects of management.
Sub-contractors require Constructionline membership to qualify for our database.
Sub-contractors require RISQS approval, formerly known as Achilles Link-up, to qualify for our Rail database.
In 2001, we became Quality Assured to BS ISO 9001. We are continually evolving our policies and procedures ahead of expectations and legal requirements. We also hold Environmental Accreditation to ISO 14001 and Safety Accreditation to OHSAS 18001. Walker Construction has an accepted Principal Contractor Licence valid from 1st March 2008, sponsored through Network Rail.
Together with our training commitment, we are confident that the quality of our staff, systems and procedures will improve one step ahead of our competitors.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Walker Construction (UK) Limited recognises that our social, environmental and ethical conduct has an impact on our reputation. We, therefore, are committed to advancing our policies and systems across the Company to ensure we address and monitor all aspects of CSR that are relevant to our business.
We strive to maintain a productive and open dialogue with all parties who may have an interest in our activities including shareholders, customers, suppliers and employees. We have an established investor relations programme, work closely with our customers, monitor supplier performance and actively encourage feedback from our employees.
We are an equal opportunities employer and aim to recruit locally at all times. All employees are provided with basic training regarding Health & Safety and Environmental Awareness, which is refreshed on a regular basis. Our training policy ensures that all employees receive the correct level of skills training required for the roles, tasks and responsibilities undertaken.
Our environmental policy outlines our effort to use natural resource where ever possible and where practical recycle and reuse materials and incorporate into the project. We hold a waste carriers licence and via our Waste management policy ensure all waste materials are disposed of in the correct manner.
It is our desire to work collaboratively with stakeholders to ensure we fully deliver on time, within budget, safely, meets if not exceeds the clients requirements, the requirements of the end user and any other parties that have an interest in or usage of the facilities provided.
We have in the past supported local communities via sponsorship, mentoring and visiting schools to provide an insight into the construction industry. We facilitate apprenticeships and run graduate training schemes to benefit individuals and enhance the long term potential for communities we work with, offering professional progression and assisting local development of growth and prosperity.
We expect the same ethos to be adopted via our subcontractors and suppliers alike.
Copies of our policies or management procedures can be made available if required