Bridge Referrals Veterinary Surgery

West Boldon

Brims Construction was appointed by Bridge Referrals in April 2022 to carry out the refurbishment of an industrial premises that they had purchased into a fully functional veterinarian practice.

The practice houses MRI & CT Machines and referrals to the practice are likely to include orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, oncology, internal medicine and diagnostic imaging. The renovation of the industrial unit included a reception area, consultation rooms and a surgery. The scope included demolition and soft strip with asbestos removal, drainage works, Repairs to roof and external walls, alterations to internal walls and partitions, ceiling, wall & floor finishes.

“At the outset Brim’s diligence and understanding of the supply of building materials sheltered our project from steep cost increases that occurred during this period. They created a clear and identified path for the project for us. This allowed key purchasing decisions to be made early. Their purchasing and quantity surveying aspect to the project has been extremely accurate, forward thinking and professional.

We asked Brims to construct our veterinary referral hospital. This is a complex build requiring great contact and engagement with multiple technical and medical suppliers. From the very outset our Brims site manager, Dan Miller, took the lead. Dan made sure that crucial utilities upgrades to both water and power were completed. Dan also led technical Microsoft Team meetings with all of our specialist suppliers to engage the diverse Brims build team. Dan’s early organisation and energy allowed all parties to know what was required. It was crucial in pinning down all the aspects of the complex technical requirement.

Dan’s attitude and communication back to all parties has been exceptional. His clarity and commitment has been refreshing. He left no stone unturned. His attention to detail left no aspect overlooked. It is thanks to Dan Miller that we will be finishing our project on time and on budget. His accuracy over our 26-week programme has been extremely professional”.

Iain Kennair, Bridge Referrals Ltd, Project Manager



Bridge Referrals


Howarth Litchfield


CK21 & TGA Consulting

Construction Value

£1.5 million


26 weeks


West Boldon

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