About Woodhead Construction

We are a family owned multi-award winning construction company operating across the East Midlands and South Yorkshire.

Since we were founded in 1946 we have grown steadily from a turnover of £200,000 to over £49m today. With over 150 employees and an ongoing portfolio of exemplar projects, our team delivers exceptional value through their courage and passion to do things differently.

A Construction Company Committed to Making Building a Better Experience for All


Over 40 years design and build, new build, conservation and repairs and maintenance experience and a strong portfolio of projects.


With countless awards and commendations in 75 years for our Craftsmanship, Customer Service and Commitment to Quality, Collaborative Working, Sustainability, and Corporate and Social Responsibility.


We go the extra mile. We consistently demonstrate outstanding performance beyond the national average as a partner of the Considerate Constructors Scheme, including delivering the first CCS Ultra Site under £1m and 1 year in duration in the UK at the National Space Centre. We also demonstrate exceptional local spend statistics and utilise an integrated local supply chain. We have a robust approach to skills and training, completing enhanced skills plans on the construction projects we deliver. Our customers work collaboratively with us to achieve their corporate social and economic objectives through the construction process.


Our people are our biggest asset, we are committed to skills development at all levels.  We have been Investors in People  since 2001, achieving gold status in 2014, we are ranked in the top 5% of accredited companies in the UK. This rare achievement in the construction industry has given us a platform for developing our people across the Woodhead Group. Since the early years of our history we have provided full time employment and placement opportunities to apprentices working with leading industrial bodies such as the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board), Futures and the empa Training Academy.


We operate across a number of Frameworks and Partnerships including:

Our customers value the open book, honest approach that partnership working promotes.

What our customers say

Our customers trust us to deliver their projects, our customers include Nottinghamshire County Council, Nottingham City Council, North Kesteven District Council, Newark and Sherwood District Council, Bassetlaw District Council, Lincoln City Council, The University of Nottingham, Derby City Council, De Montfort University, Lincolnshire Police, The University of Lincoln and The Primary Care Trust.



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