Andrew Burr announces his retirement as Managing Director after more than 40 years at Sykes & Son Limited.
We had a great turn out at our Valentine’s Day bake sale with all the proceeds going to our charity partner for, End Youth Homelessness.
The Halow250 annual charity bike ride is being held on 28th-30th April and is the 10th and last edition of the charity ride.
As always, Sykes will have a strong team involved all trying to complete the 250 mile route in under 48 hours.
This is a fast track fit out project with a forecast value in the region of £6M over a 6-month period, working across 6 floors of a Gas and Petrochemical Company’s Head Office near Victoria.
Works are now progressing in earnest at Sykes’ project at the Old Curiosity Shop, a 16th Century shop near Holborn Station, upon the London School of Economics’ campus.
Following extensive negotiations, Sykes & Son Ltd have been awarded the hard services maintenance for the Italian Consulate.
This contract commences on the 1st of February 2023.
We are proud to say that Robert Watkins Grad IOSH AIFSM MIIRSM, our QHSE manager has completed the MONTANE Spine Challenger 2023.
A truly epic challenge that test’s the physical resilience and mental fortitude of all it’s competitors!
With a monumental task ahead of Sykes we had more than 75 operatives working each day on these sites.
Sykes confirm “End Youth Homelessness” as our chosen charity of the year for 2023
We recently donated to some new mattresses to The Sick Children’s Trust at 10 Guilford Street House to help make a difference for the families to have a good nights sleep
Since 2019, the honour of being the UK’s oldest construction company has been bestowed to Sykes & Son Limited.
We recently carried out refurbishment works to the ground and basement levels at Coopers Restaurant for LSE, upgrading existing dining areas, the restaurant kitchen and their associated connected spaces.
We are pleased to announce that Sykes & Son Limited’s promotional biscuits have arrived enabling us to provide some tasty treats for our clients.
Sykes & Son Limited is supporting the Working Minds campaign to support small businesses to recognise and respond to the signs of work-related stress.
Sykes are taking part in the ‘Climate for SME’s: 4 Steps to Action’ training programme.
The Sykes team took to the skies over the weekend and had an amazing time.
Sykes recently secured and completed this £60k external decorations project to the Grade II listed former home of the 18th century writer, Samuel Johnson.
Sykes & Son Limited are delighted to be able to offer practical support to the armed forces.
Sykes are currently working with Dolmen Conservation & Joinery on an external project at The Old Curiosity Shop, Holborn, London.
Congratulations to Team Sykes for completing two tough challenges over the weekend.
Sykes hosted a fascinating ‘Technical Breakfast’ event at Fishmonger’s Hall yesterday, with Patrick Baty, ‘The Paint Detective’ speaking on ‘The Use of Colour ca.1820 – 1955’.
Congratulations to the Sykes team and all that took part in the Halow250 event last weekend.
Sykes are proud to support Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity, the only charity that provides emotional, physical and financial wellbeing support to construction workers and their families.
Sykes & Son Ltd have partnered with Ecologi to help offset our carbon emissions
Sykes are proud to announce that we have been awarded a new multi-year M&E maintenance contract with The Corporation of The Church House.
Our QHSE Manager visited the Paint360 team in Halesowen to discuss the closed loop recycling of our paint and containers.
Congratulations to Team Sykes for completing Trekfest 2021 on Saturday 18th September 2021
An update on the latest phase of restoration works at Fishmongers Hall
Congratulations to Team Sykes for completing the first of our two summer challenges, Heritage 100 Bike Ride on Saturday 21st August 2021.
This summer, Sykes are taking part in two big fundraising challenges to raise much needed funds for Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity.
The Sykes team were featured in the ‘Kensington Palace: Behind Closed Doors’ documentary on Channel 5 last week.
Sykes & Son are delighted to announce that we are a Founder Member of Connecting Futures, a brand new corporate membership programme developed by Coram’s Fields, our charity partner.
Sykes started the new year with the commencement of a major project at the Grade I listed Stationers Hall.
Just ahead of Christmas 2020, Sykes completed a multi-million-pound, design and build refurbishment of 113 Chancery Lane for The Law Society.
After 261 years on Essex Street, we’re now getting settled into our new head office in Bloomsbury.
Sykes have completed a project to the main staircase at The Wallace Collection and carried out fine decorations to the ceiling, gilding, graining and marbling throughout.
Sykes are delighted to confirm our continued support for Coram’s Fields for a further year as our 2021 ‘Charity of the Year’.
On Sat 19th Sept 2020, Gary Fleming, Rob Watkins, Tony
Adams, Tom Newbury, Kaleigh Devlin, Peter Hensler, Howard Meissenheimer and Jon Burr from Sykes completed a 50km hiking challenge in the Brecon Beacons, South Wales.
A team of 8 from Sykes is set to take on Trekfest 2020 in the Brecon Beacons.
Sykes have now handed over a freshly redecorated and refurbished Band Hall to our charity of the year, Coram’s Fields.
The Sykes team have completed an internal redecoration project at The Royal Society of Chemistry.
The Sykes team have now completed and handed over Phase 1 of a major refurbishment project for The Law Society.
We are delighted to have started the redecoration and refurbishment of the Band Hall for our charity of the year, Coram’s Fields.
Over the past ten days, Sykes & Son Limited have been progressively returning staff to work, with all of the necessary COVID-19 safety measures in place.
Our prestigious electrical project on the Queens State Apartments at Kensington Palace is nearly complete.
The Sykes head office and all regular site operations are temporarily closed as a direct result of COVID-19.
Sykes are delighted to announce that we have recently acquired a new yard and stores facility.
Managing Director, Andrew Burr became a Freeman of The Worshipful Company of Glaziers last week.
Stoneworks are now coming to an end on the Strand terrace and elevation refurbishment project at Kings College London.
A major refurbishment project has now commenced for The Law Society. This is the largest individual project secured by Sykes since 2016.
Sykes are now accredited installers of timber fire doors (SDI 14) under the IFCC scheme
London Metropolitan Archives have agreed to receive our donation of company records dating back to 1900.
Our staff and clients enjoyed a training day hosted by Sykes with Nigel from The Lime Centre.
An update on our busy summer 2019
A great video on the restored and reopened Fulham Palace
Our decorating team have been putting the finishing touches on the new Sir Elton John and David Furnish Gallery at the V&A Museum
Sykes have secured 3 new framework agreements with one of our most valued and long-term clients
Watch our time-lapse video which highlights our work to overhaul the driveway at the Grade I listed Fulham Palace
See what’s happening in the Great Hall at Fulham Palace, as one of our specialist decorating team explains the process of graining.
Sykes have now migrated from OHSAS 18001: 2007 to the new ISO 45001: 2018 Occupational Health & Safety management standard.
This time-lapse video highlights the final four weeks of the project, and the facelift given to the Great Hall.
Sykes have donated a dozen ‘Moving In Packs’ to The Connection
Congratulations to Team Sykes and well done on conquering Trekfest 2018!
This September, Sykes have a team of eight members of staff set to tackle Trekfest, a one-day, 50km hike in the Peak District in aid of our charity for 2018, The Connection at St-Martin-in-the-Fields.
An update on the Tudor brickwork restoration works underway at Fulham Palace
Following our 2016 project to replace the main roof of the Halls, Sykes were awarded this project to transform the Halls into a space worth of the performances it hosts.
The Sykes M&E team were appointed, via our M&E Framework Agreement with City of London Corporation to carry out various services works, including the replacement of the fire and intruder alarm systems
The Sykes Heritage Projects team are thrilled to announce that we have been successful in securing an exciting restoration project at the Grade I listed Fulham Palace.
Sykes are pleased to welcome you to our relaunched website.
Sykes are delighted to confirm that we have been successful in resecuring an M&E Minor Works Framework Agreement with the Corporation, making us the primary point of call for all M&E minor works and small projects for a further term.
Sykes have been successful in securing a major project for the Duke of Northumberland at Syon House.
Sykes have been awarded the Measured Term Contract for Building Fabric Maintenance at Her Majesty’s Tower of London including Banqueting House in Whitehall.
Sykes have been awarded a Measured Term Contract with the UK’s third highest performing university after Oxford and Cambridge: London School of Economics.