VHE Construction plc
VHE Construction plc Case Study

VHE Construction plc

VHE Construction plc is a brownfield land remediation and infrastructure contractor who operates throughout the UK. During the challenging recession, they had been able to maintain their turnover and market share through their high level of expertise and excellent customer service.

Recognising that the market would improve eventually and that there was still a great movement towards the remediation of former use sites, VHE Construction wished to grow the business and become the remediation contractor of choice in the UK. The directors of VHE decided that specialist expertise was required to achieve this objective and held preliminary discussions with Steve Barker at Alrala Ltd.

“It was clear from our initial meeting that there was a great rapport between Steve and the VHE directors and that he was definitely someone we could work with to help develop our business” said Managing Director, Steve Stiff. “Steve was very structured in his approach and made great progress with his initial tasks of raising our profile with consulting engineers involved in delivering contaminated land remediation projects under Part IIA of the Environmental Act 1990. His next task of developing relationships with selected private housebuilders was even more successful resulting in numerous new work opportunities.”

“After initially operating remotely, we felt that Steve could play an even greater role in the business by basing himself in our Leeds office a couple of days a week. This allowed greater integration with the team and enabled Steve to provide input into several other key areas to help develop our growth strategy” explained Steve Stiff. “Steve Barker is very structured in his approach, has an excellent knowledge of the industry and great communication skills through which to build successful business relationships.”

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