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Our Portfolio

Established for over 20 years, we have built a strong and reputable reputation across many sectors of the construction industry with a proven track record for delivering high quality projects to clients throughout the South West from our Head Office in Exeter and our new office in Taunton.

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RHS Rosemoor 

  • Our team at Fifields had the pleasure of working on an exciting
    refurbishment project at RHS Rosemoor in Torrington. The work involves
    enhancing the entrance lobby and retail area.

    We aimed to revamp and enhance the area, with the ultimate goal of
    providing an unforgettable experience for both visitors and staff.

    The finished project offers the client an enhanced and more inviting
    open-plan entrance for their visitors, as well as modernised bathroom

    In addition to the renovation work, we also undertook a full
    refurbishment of the existing male, female, and disabled restrooms.

    Originally the project was scheduled to be completed within a timeframe
    of 12 weeks, the project was eventually compressed into a 9-week period
    starting from January 2nd and ending on March 1st, due to the client's


Grendon Road - Phase 1

  • Grendon Road Almshouses is a grade ll listed building.

  • Grade II buildings are considered to be of special interest, and they have architectural or historic significance. It is important to restore these buildings as they are a part of our heritage and contribute to the character of our cities and towns. By restoring these buildings, we are preserving our history and ensuring that future generations can appreciate and learn from our past. Additionally, the restoration of Grade II buildings can help to stimulate local economies by creating jobs and attracting tourism.

  • The refurbishment has resulted in modern, energy-efficient housing for the residents while still retaining the building's historical charm. The apartments have been upgraded with new mechanical and electrical services, modern shower rooms, ensuite toilets, and kitchens.

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Exeter University

  • The project at the Washington Singer Building comprised the supply and installation of new flexible work and meetings spaces adequate for the University of Exeter students requirements.

  • The works included the removal of the walls, partitions, ceilings, fixtures and fittings from the existing areas and the isolation and disconnection of any mechanical and electrical services supplying the area.

  • The refurbished areas on the ground floor include the installation of new dryline walls with skim, metal stud partitions, the uncovering of existing windows in the flexible meeting and breakout areas, alterations to the existing concrete floor, new M&E services including lighting, power, data and ventilation, new suspended ceilings, acoustic ceiling rafts, vinyl floor finishes and new decoration throughout.

  • New bespoke steel and timber feature walls were manufactured and installed and secondary stage glazing fitted to all the existing windows.

  • A new DDA disabled toilet facility has been installed with new floor finishes, hygienic wall cladding, M&E services and decorations.

  • All new M&E services installed have been programmed to operate via the existing University Building Management System (BMS).

  • The project was completed in a time frame of 15 weeks during the summer term break.

Client: University of Exeter £477k

Value: £477k

Location: Exeter

Surveyor: Pick Everard

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Wonford House Hospital

  • In 2017, Fifields Construction carried out a refurbishment of the ground floor ward within the Grade II listed building at Wonford House Hospital, transforming the existing area for use as an interim Mother and Baby unit.

  • The works were carried out whilst the building remained in full operation throughout the contract phase. Care and consideration was paramount due to the delicate nature of the building.

  • The site area was segregated from the remaining building with internal and external hoarding and noisy activities were undertaken at specific times arranged with the end user including out of hours working where required.

  • The works comprised demolitions to the existing area, ready for the installation of new drainage, block and beam floors, new mechanical and electrical services, internal finishes, flooring and decorations.

  • The works were completed in a time-frame of 17 weeks.

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MRI Building - Exeter University

The Exeter University MR Research Centre is a collaboration of the University of Exeter, the Exeter Medical School and the University of Plymouth.

In 2020, Fifields Construction were appointed to undertake the refurbishment of the existing MRI suite on the St Luke’s Campus, allowing for the formation of a new open plan office. The works were undertaken whilst the building remained in use, requiring care and consideration to the existing building users whilst the construction works were completed.

The works comprised the removal of existing services, ceilings, partitions and floor details. New openings were created to allow for the installation of new structural steels, brickwork and lintels.

Internally the works included new plastering, mechanical and electrical services, new ceilings, decorations, floor finishes and a new tea point.

External works comprised excavations to allow the installation of new drainage, new retaining walls, new paving and fencing.

Additionally we undertook the removal of the existing MRI machine located on site. This required clear co-ordination and delicate attention to ensure the safe removal of the high value equipment.

Rockfish Exeter


In the summer of 2018, Fifields Construction delivered a purpose built restaurant for Rockfish, an established chain of seafood restaurants based in Devon. The restaurant is sited on the prestigious Exeter Quay, and is a fantastic addition to an already beautiful area.

The project was comprised of the construction of a single storey steel frame glass pavilion, with a stone central section that rises through the restaurant area and out of the roof.

Works included structural steel work, brickwork, carpentry, roofing, ventilation and mechanical and electrical services into the building.

The works were carried out in a highly populated area with heavy foot traffic throughout, requiring the highest standards of health and safety and effective co-operation with the surrounding tenants.

Multiple local businesses operating in the adjacent buildings were kept in operation throughout the construction phase, with Fifields Construction ensuring that no negative impact was received to their day to day operations during the construction phase.

The project was delivered in conjunction with surveyors W.T. Hills Ltd

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The Ocean Building - Lampard School

In 2021, Fifields were awarded a project at the Lampard Community School, Barnstaple to undertake ‘Phase A’ comprising the internal refurbishment of the existing school and the replacement of the existing roof overlay.

Following the successful completion of ‘Phase A’ Fifields were able to negotiate the following Phases (B & C) which commenced in January 2022.

The Phase B works comprised the construction of a new build two-storey accommodation block, with associated hard landscaping and the relocation of the soft play area and sensory trail. The new build is comprised of a brickwork superstructure with new roof coverings, windcatchers and an external staircase to the flat roof.

The Phase C works comprised the conversion of the existing changing rooms into a single medical room. Alteration works to the music store were completed, creating a new entrance to the new extension. Additional works also included the conversion of the existing drama room into a new Library/ICT area.

The works were completed both in term and out of term time. The school is catered to children aged 5-16 with complex needs. Working in sensitive areas such as schools requires extensive planning and preparation to ensure that the requirements of the building are fully accommodated and understood. The additional vulnerability of the children at the school required Fifields to undertake this project with extensive care and consideration.

Through the efforts of our site team and the close co-ordination of all those involved, we were able to deliver this extensive project in a safe and effective manner, delivering a high quality finish. The staff and pupils of the school were pleasant and helpful throughout the contract phase and we hope that the local community benefits from this fantastic project we were honoured to be involved with.

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Newton Abbot College

At Fifields Construction we pride ourselves on our established reputation, delivering successful building schemes within the educational sector.

One such example of this was demonstrated through our project at the Newton Abbot College, which comprised the demolition of the existing dance studio and maths classroom, and the construction of a new dance studio and maths block.

Materials used for the project included new cedar boarding with render and multi-coloured Trespa panels complementing the external facade

Localised external works including landscaping and reinstatements to the areas of the demolished classroom were also delivered.

The project was completed both in and out of term time, requiring Fifields Construction to operate a fully functioning site during regular school hours without disrupting the day to day
operations of the school.

This was carried out successfully through effective site co-ordination, impeccable health and safety and a well organised and highly communicative project team.

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Chumleigh College

Fifields Construction were awarded a contract by the Chulmleigh Academy Trust for the development of a new single storey classroom block at the Chulmleigh Community College, a mixed secondary school.

The works comprised the construction of a single storey classroom block and separate WC block with a store-room to form a part of the existing college.

The extension was built on concrete foundations with a steel frame construction and a timber roof structure and ply deck with metal pitched roof coverings as well as new aluminium windows. Externally, the building is finished with cladding and K-Rend render.

Internally the building has been fitted with underfloor heating as well as new mechanical and electrical services, suspended ceilings with new decorations and floor finishes and a new purpose made kitchen provided and installed by a specialist subcontractor under the supervision of Fifields Construction.

The project was completed within a timescale of 24 weeks and was carried out both in and out of term time. Working in this sensitive occupied environment required clear and careful co-ordination, flexible planning and effective site management to ensure the delivery of a high-quality construction project.

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Magdalen Road, Almshouses

Fifields Construction are known for their versatility and their ability to operate across a multitude of sectors within the construction industry. In 2015, we were instructed to undertake a large-scale refurbishment and remodelling scheme at the historic Magdalen Road Almshouses.

The works were split into separate phases, with the first phase comprising the demolition of the existing four ground floor extensions. Internal refurbishments of the eight ground floor flats were completed, which included new secondary

double glazing, mechanical & electrical services, kitchens and bathrooms.

Internal and external decorations were completed including new floor finishes throughout the building.

Additional works included an element of external lime mortar re-pointing and rear garden landscaping works.

The second phase was negotiated and comprised the conversion and remodelling from eight into five first floor flats, providing two-bedroom flats with larger living areas.

The project was completed for the Exeter Homes Trust.

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Barton Surgery

From 2016 to 2017 Fifields Construction delivered a project comprising the construction of a four-storey extension to the existing doctors surgery at the Barton Surgery, Dawlish.

The works included the creation of nine new consulting rooms, a doctor’s room and disabled WC’s on the ground and lower ground floors. Also included was the formation of a new Lloyds Pharmacy on the first floor, with a staff area and glazed conference room on the second floor.

Externally, the construction was made up of blockwork and coloured pro-rend, with the higher level constructed of profile metal cladding with aluminium double-glazed windows.

Refurbishment works to the existing doctor’s rooms and consulting rooms were negotiated and carried out whilst the main contract works were in progress.

The contract was carried out whilst the existing surgery remained in operation at all times. Through careful planning, clear communication and effective workmanship, Fifields Construction were able to eliminate any disruption to the day to day operations of the practice, receiving maximum praise from the client at the end of the project.

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