Construction, Joinery and Carpentry in Newport for over 40 years | Meet the Team

Malcolm White - Managing Director & Contracts Manager

Malcolm is a time served joiner and co-founder of the company. He has a vast experience of all methods of construction. His role is to oversee and co-ordinate the works via the construction team at Head Office. He makes frequent visits to site, attends site meetings and maintains overall responsibility for the labour requirements, completion to programme and smooth running of projects.

 

Stanley White - Director

Stan is a co-founder of the company and recently semi-retired but is still available to harness his extensive construction knowledge. Stan is a valuable member of the company.

 

Barry Speed - Financial Director

A co-founder of the company Barry is a time served joiner with responsibilities for the accounts, taxation and company law matters within the company. He assists with procurement and buying for projects as required by the construction team.

 

Keith Welton M.R.I.C.S - Senior Quantity Surveyor

Keith qualified in 1987 and spent some 5 years with Davis, Langdon & Everest before joining the local authority where he spent 10 years. Following this he went into private practice before joining White Bros & Speed in 1994. As an experienced surveyor his role is to measure and value as required, agreement of valuations and liaison with sub-contractors. He monitors site performance and costs, reports on programme amendments, contract matters and prepares and updates the Safety Plan as required.

 

Malcolm Corfield - Procurement Surveyor & Estimator

Malcolm has a background of experience within construction, materials and the supply industry. As a buyer with a national builder's merchant for over 10 years he joined White Bros & Speed over 20 years ago. He has continued to develop his skills and now has responsibility for small works management. His overall responsibility is to schedule and programme material requirements, place orders and confirm delivery dates etc. As part of the construction team he regularly reports to the Contracts Manager on any unforeseen problems and difficulties.

 

Mark Legge - Window Manager

Sales/Production Manager for the subsidiary company W.B. & S Windows. Having over 20 years' experience within the construction industry the last 10 years establishing the window company and is able to handle contract values in excess of £1 million. Mark is fully responsible for all aspects of estimating, material ordering, contract supervision, valuation, site supervision and programming.

 

Michael Allen - Window Production Manager

Michael joined White Bros. and Speed in 2007 coming from an 8 year procurement / co-ordinaton role within the aluminium window / facade industry. He has been involved with the Shuco and Kawneer systems in his time within the industry.

Michael has completed in-house training for the Schucal 2014, and most recently has completed the online training for the new Schucal 2015. This has allowed him to improve and expand his role within the windows division of this company.

"Excellent site management and relationship with ABUHB personnel that has continued throughout this difficult to manage and construct project. This was reciprocated by all present."

[New A&E Dept, Royal Gwent Hospital , Newport]

"We as Architects wish to express our sincere congratulations to all members of staff, employees and domestic contractors concerned with White Bros. and Speed, whose efforts have contributed enormously in providing a finished project whose quality and workmanship we can all be proud of"

[St. Joseph's Hospital, Newport]

"As well as carrying out the general building work White Bros. And Speed also manufactured and supplied the Schuco windows used on the project as well as all joinery fittings - all to an excellent standard"

[Royal Gwent Hospital, Radiology and MRI Dept.]

"Both the management and site operatives that we dealt with on the project were all helpful and competent. Workmanship, programming and cost issues were all satisfactory"

[Supertune, Lower Dock St. Newport]

"White Bros. and Speed are on a very small list of specialist contractors who have been picked by the site team and myself as organisations who are to be thanked for the very special contributions they made."

[Cannington Court]

"Once again many thanks on behalf of the governing body and I'm sure that this won't be the last project that your firm and Mounton house will be involved in together"

[Mounton House School]

"WBS carried out a professional job in extreme weather conditions. All the work completed has been carried out to a high quality/standard and the contract completed within the agreed time scale"

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