Bromsgrove construction company set for next phase of growth

Photo shows: Ian Parker of John Truslove with Stephen Wilkes, Alex Howard and Chris Gibbs from Tricas
John Truslove sales and lettings 07.11.19

A young and ambitious construction company is set for new growth after completing work on its own new home.

Tricas Construction Ltd has purchased the freehold of its own 2,284 sq ft premises at 3 Buntsford Park Road, Bromsgrove for £291,250.

Ian Parker, joint managing director of John Truslove, which secured the property for Tricas, said: “This is a good deal for both Tricas and the vendors. It went to best and final offers and resulted in one of the highest rates per square foot seen in North Worcestershire.”

Now Tricas Construction is set to move into the remodelled factory unit in Bromsgrove after a major refurbishment project that saw it turn the first floor into office accommodation to house Tricas Construction and its sister flooring business Tricas Flooring.

Business owner Chris Gibbs is moving his 13-strong team from rented offices on Buntsford Park Road, across the street into the new base. He expects the growing business to be taking on more staff before the end of the year.

Chris and his two fellow directors all come from a background working with major contractors, but felt there was a niche for a firm handling smaller housing developments for private developer clients and housing associations.

“We currently build developments of 5 to 50 homes including apartments etc,” said Chris. “We started out two and a half years ago in serviced offices and have grown from there. We use a great group of sub-contractors to supplement our core team, and business is going well.

“Our biggest project at present is a development of 22 houses, but we will start work on another development of 39 homes soon.

“We have carried out the work on our new offices as well. It was a factory unit with a mezzanine floor, so we have kept the ground floor for storage of carpet and vinyl  for our soft flooring business and converted the mezzanine into offices for both sides of the business.”

MFG Solicitors acted for the vendor, and Trethowans advised Tricas.