"The UCLH Charity are delighted that this high quality project has been successfully delivered and completed on time, in a truly professional manner." Peter Burroughs, Enterprise Director, UCLH Charity, on Cotton Rooms NHS Patients' Hotel.
About Ark Build
Ark Build provides sustainable and value for money construction solutions, delivered through effective planning and communication and a partnership ethos that builds early trust and integration with client teams.
We work in the Commercial, Education, Industrial, Health and Care, Private and Social Housing, Retail and Public sectors undertaking planned and cyclical maintenance, refurbishment, fit outs, restoration and new build projects, with a value range from £50,000 to £5,000,000.
We specialise in the delivery of top quality projects across London and the Home Counties for public and private sector clients on a mixture of contemporary, period and listed buildings. We will also undertake work further afield to meet client and company requirements. We work under most forms of contract including traditional, traditional with CDP and full D&B.
Our sister company, Ark MEP, delivers mechanical, electrical and public health services. This reinforces our collaborative approach and gives positivity to the procurement and delivery of primary sub-contract packages.
Number of Directors5
Projects completed 700+
Michael is responsible for the commercial and operational governance of Ark Build ensuring the highest standards of business are maintained at all times.
Michael has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry working his way through all disciplines from Site Foreman, Project Manager and Contracts Director to Managing Director.
He regularly visits sites and attends progress meetings to ensure connectivity with operatives, managers, design teams and clients.
Michael's style reflects the company ethos of building sustainable relationships for the continuity of business.
Clive has worked at senior management level within the construction industry for the past 35 years and for most of that time as Ark Build’s Operations Director. Alongside Michael Finlay, Clive co-founded Ark Build and has been instrumental in the success and year on year growth of the company.
Clive has a wealth of experience working across sectors on a variety of new build and refurbishment projects within both private and public sectors. This has given him a strong appreciation and understanding of technical and logistical requirements enabling him to make decisive commercial decisions for optimum project delivery.
He develops strong working relationships with all site staff and prides himself on the fact that Ark Build carries a directly employed skilled labour force in excess of 60 people in an industry where the majority of companies rely on sub-contract labour.
Alan is Ark Build’s Financial Director. He has a wide range of experience in all aspects of company accounts management. Alan qualified in 1977, and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
As part of our company growth, Kevin is responsible for all the pre-construction activities within Ark Build including business development and bid management.
His knowledge and strong experience working for consultancy practices gives him an invaluable insight into the preparation of PQQs and ITTs which has enabled us to make a marked improvement in our submissions and offerings to clients.
Kevin also collaborates with his extensive network of clients and professionals to reinforce and generate business opportunities within existing and new market sectors.
Cliff is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor who has been in private practise and contracting for over 35 years. In that time he has gained extensive experience in various sectors including Residential, Commercial, Civil and Scientific Research working on projects ranging in value from £50k up to £30m.
Cliff is fully conversant with all forms of the JCT and NEC suites of contract and has a wealth of experience of procurement via traditional single/two stage and D&B contract management routes.
Cliff oversees commercial delivery on all projects pre and post construction.