Where projects are particularly large or complex, BBR Roofing also have the capability to act as Principal Contractor.
With this service, clients can have complete confidence that all works will be expertly delivered by BBR’s specialist Project Management Team.
Principal Contractor Services
As Principal (or Main) Contractors, BBR Roofing can offer complete peace-of-mind to its clients, effectively co-ordinating complex, multi-disciplined roofing projects from start to finish.
Our considerable expertise and experience means that we are perfectly placed to manage multiple trades on site, as well as the interfaces between various different products. BBR Roofing has a proven track record in delivering projects on time and within budget, and our practical, problem-solving approach ensures that projects run smoothly and efficiently, whilst also dealing effectively with any unforeseen complications that may occur.
In addition we understand the duties of all stakeholders under CDM regulations and have experience in implementing all relevant health and safety regulations.
Summary of Principal Contractor Duties (extract from HSE – ‘Managing Health & Safety in Construction)
Who or What is a Principal Contractor?
- A principal contractor is the organisation or person that coordinates the work of the construction phase of a project involving more than one contractor, so it is carried out in a way that secures health and safety. They are appointed by the client and must possess the skills, knowledge, and experience, and the organisational capability to carry out their role effectively given the scale and complexity of the project and the nature of the health and safety risks involved;
- Under the CDM Regulations, clients have a duty to appoint suitable organisations to manage the health & safety aspects of a construction project;
- Anyone responsible for appointing designers (including principal designers) or contractors (including principal contractors) to work on a project must ensure that those appointed have the skills, knowledge and experience to carry out the work in a way that secures health and safety.
Principal Contractor – Roofing Works
BBR Roofing act as Principal Contractors with a speciality in roofing work, and have carried out this role successfully numerous times for a variety of clients. Many large scale re-roofing projects necessarily involve ancillary works such as;
BBR Roofing have the skills and experience to carry out the demands of the CDM Regulations, initially by producing the Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan, and then by implementing it dynamically. The final phase will be the preparation and handing over of the Health & Safety File, which then becomes a reference record for the future building managers.