Craig Johnston of J Tomlinson and other team members
Midlands-based construction and refurbishment company J Tomlinson has won its ninth
contract in less than two years at one of Derby’s major business parks.
The owner
of RTC Business Park, LCR, has engaged the firm on a range of key refurbishments,
mechanical & electrical engineering installations, and demolition work at the business
park – one of the major employment sites in Derby.
The projects have been part of a scheme to upgrade
and modernise the mixture
of low rise office and laboratory buildings together with a number of rail
connected industrial units. 
J Tomlinson has completed more than £3 million
worth of improvements
to office accommodation at two main buildings, Derwent House and Kelvin House, as
well as refurbishment at Trent House and M & E installation work at Brunel
Now the
Nottingham-based company has been appointed to its ninth contract at the
business park, and will be undertaking an additional £500,000 worth of refurbishment
work at Derwent House – taking the total value of the work carried out at
Derwent House alone to more than £1 million.
David Joy, Chief
Executive of LCR, said: “We are delighted to award J Tomlinson their ninth
contract for refurbishment works at the RTC Business Park. I’m sure the tenants on site will agree that the work carried out to
date has been to an exceptional standard and serves as a testament to the
company. We are pleased to be able to continue this contractual relationship
and are confident that this next stage of work won’t disappoint.”
J Tomlinson’s first contract at RTC Business Park
began in September 2014 and the latest has just got underway.
multiple contracts are a ringing endorsement of the skill and professionalism
of the J Tomlinson team, who are proud to be playing an ongoing role in
modernising such a key business site for Derby’s local economy and also the
wider East Midlands economy,” said operations director Pete Woods.
J Tomlinson
offers construction, refurbishment, repairs and maintenance, mechanical and
electrical engineering, facilities management, and energy efficiency and
renewables services.
RTC Business Park, which has more than 30 tenants and is
home to a workforce of over 1,100, provides 430,000 sq ft of accommodation located on more than 28 acres of
landscaped grounds. The owners, LCR, in conjunction with Derby City
Council using their allocation of the Government’s Regional Growth Fund, are
investing in RTC to create economic growth, sustainable employment and
rebalance the economy.
Sanderson Weatherall is project managing the scheme. For more information, visit or
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