New MD to expand Caddick civil engineering arm

Aaron Morby 3 months ago
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Caddick Construction has appointed a new managing director for its civil engineering business as it gears up for expansion after strong growth in Yorkshire.

Chartered surveyor Simon Martin joins Caddick Civil Engineering from MGL Group
Chartered surveyor Simon Martin joins Caddick Civil Engineering from MGL Group

Simon Martin joins Caddick Civil Engineering following 18 years as group business development director at Durham-based MGL Group.

During his time at MGL Group, he led a team that gained positions on several public sector frameworks, and more recently helped secure a major contract on the delivery of SeAH Wind, the largest monopile factory in the world at Teesworks.

As MD, he will be responsible for growing Caddick Civil Engineering’s current Yorkshire footprint, working alongside Caddick Construction in the North East, North West and Midlands.

The business’ growth strategy will also include work in new sectors, building on the current portfolio of residential and commercial contracts to also include industrial and logistics as well as exploring work in ports and defence.

Martin said: “Our growth will be organic and sustainable as we expand our availability to key clients in targeted regions where there is appetite for a solid, financially stable and expert civil engineering partner to work alongside both our colleagues at Caddick Construction and the wider industry.”

Paul Dodsworth, Caddick Construction Group’s managing director, added: “Offering ourselves as a construction partner with a civil engineering business under one umbrella creates value, efficiency and continuity for our clients.

“Simon will be a true asset, he has extensive knowledge in remediation and regeneration.”

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