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About

Avocet Heron is an East Devon based construction company, operating as building contractors in Exmouth, Topsham, Budleigh, Woodbury, Sidmouth and surrounding areas.

We specialise in high quality commercial works; new homes, eco-housing, residential properties, renovations and commercial larger scale projects.

How We Work

We offer free, no obligation advice and quotations to all clients keeping our pricing open and transparent.   Our detailed pricing and pre-contract preparations together with our professional office and first class site staff aim to ensure the smoothest build delivery, ensuring projects are on time and within budget.

In order to build a good relationship Avocet Heron also believes in providing detailed quotations, costing and work practices in line with our quality management system.

 

A Safe Pair of Hands

Health and safety is of paramount importance in any construction project, we strive to complete all works in the safest manner possible, abiding by all legislation and regulations.

All our site managers have completed the Site Manager's SMSTS course and complete risk assessments and method statements for works on site. Our entire workforce holds all necessary qualifications and are verified by our internal training matrix working closely with CITB to ensure that Avocet Heron are at the fore front of driving safety on site. This is reflected in the progress that has been made to date in working towards OHSAS 18001 Occupational and Health and Safety accreditation.

Building in Quality

At Avocet Heron we are focused upon detail in everything we do. Our clear and detailed contracts are prepared utilising an elemental costing method. This prevents any misunderstanding over costs and schedules, allowing our customers clarity over what is included.

At Avocet Heron each project follows an agreed programme of works prepared by our team, which is used as a tool for monitoring and reporting progress at site meetings. We employ the same systems of programming and cost monitoring regardless of the size of project to ensure that we deliver on time, on cost, every time for clients.

For construction contracts above £100,000 in value have a committed full time working foreman or site manager, whose role is to control the day to day running of the building project. Every site is also supported by an Operations Manager who will visit the site as required.

Avocet Heron is working towards ISO 9001. ISO 9001 is a certified quality management system (QMS) and is designed to ensure that Avocet Heron consistently provides products and services that meet the needs of our customers.

Our Team

Avocet Heron has a fantastic team of tradesmen & administrators that all work locally, we pride ourselves on choosing not only the most skilled workers but also those that will understand your needs and work well with you.