Gilbert-Ash is an award-winning UK construction and fit out contractor with over 180 employees at offices in London and Belfast.
We have undertaken numerous projects in a total of 41 countries from Poland and Bahrain to China, Japan, and Australia on behalf of the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
Gilbert-Ash has a unique approach to construction, fit-out and refurbishment. Our purpose is to make a difference to our projects, our people and our planet through determination, inspired innovation and genuine collaboration.
This open-minded, integrated approach is tailored for each build, allowing us to work seamlessly alongside our clients’ teams, architects and everyone else involved in the project. We solve problems, together. We meet deadlines, side by side. We face down challenges, jointly. We create outstanding, award-winning buildings as one.
We are proud to have a portfolio of successful construction projects across sectors including arts and culture, workplace, hotels and leisure, science and technology, retail and residential.
We have a reputation for taking on niche projects which require vision and innovation to succeed. We embrace technology, continually pushing the boundaries of digital construction and off-site construction methods. We are also focused on the role of construction in building smart cities where technology, place and people converge.
Our people take great pride in working for Gilbert-Ash and our clients love working with us, that’s why they return to us year on year, with new challenges and new opportunities to do something bigger than just building.
With Investors in People Gold accreditation, our company champions equality and diversity. At present, women now make up 21% of the company, well above the industry average, but we know there is still more to be done. This is coupled with an employee retention rate of 87%, because we care about the safety and wellbeing of our people who work smarter and harder because they know how much they mean to us and understand our clients’ trust is in their hands.
We have collaborated on a number of landmark builds in London, From the Royal College of Music, The Mayhew Theatre and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office to the National Army Museum and the National Portrait Gallery.
“We are thrilled to currently be collaborating with our partners at the National Portrait Gallery on a project which will transform this historic building for future generations.”