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Domis develops Cornish supply chain

30 May A week after Manchester-based developer Salboy revealed plans for a £100m hotel and residential development in Newquay, its construction arm is on the hunt for suppliers in the region.

Artist's impression of the Salboy's Newquay project, which Domis is in line to build
Artist's impression of the Salboy's Newquay project, which Domis is in line to build

Construction contractor Domis is hosting a ‘meet the buyer’ event to connect with local labour and supply chains ahead of its upcoming projects in Cornwall.

The event will take place at The Hotel Bristol in Newquay, Cornwall on Thursday 9th June between 1pm and 7pm and will be open for “any relevant professionals” to attend, it said –  no registration required.

The event is the first step in the recruitment of local contractors and suppliers for Domis’ upcoming construction projects in Cornwall, which include residential developments in Tuckingmill, St Ives and Newquay, and will number over 550 new homes.

In Newquay, Salboy has launched public consultation on a proposed £100m high-rise redevelopment the Narrowcliff and Bristol hotels. [See our report here.] Elsewhere it has house-building plans.

Lee McCarren, managing director of Domis, said: “We have a busy schedule with some great projects ahead of us in Cornwall and we’re looking to establish some long-term relationships with local supply chains and labour to help us deliver them.

"This event will be a great opportunity to meet with local people and organisations that share our passion and commitment to creating excellence. We’re looking forward to meeting local trades and sharing some information about ourselves and our exciting pipeline of opportunities.”

He added: “Our relationship with our partners is integral to our business. We work with people and businesses that we trust and endorse, from the planning stage to project handover. This will be no different with our operations in Cornwall.”

The list of the subcontractors and suppliers Domis is looking to connect with includes:

  • Demolition & site clearance
  • Bulk Excavation/Muck Away
  • Piling
  • Groundworker & Drainage
  • Brickwork/Blockwork
  • Concrete Frame
  • Joinery
  • Timber Frame
  • Beam & Block
  • Screeding
  • MEP
  • Structural Steelwork
  • Roofing - Flat and Pitched
  • Aluminium Windows/Doors/CW
  • UPVC Windows/Doors
  • Plastering/Partitions/Drylining
  • Rendering
  • Steel Framing System
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Wall & Floor Tiling
  • Flooring
  • Passenger Lifts
  • Landscaping
  • Balustrades/Handrails

Parties interested in supplying Domis with any of these services can also register online here.

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