Darren Cartwright

Darren Cartwright
  • Job Title: Site Manager
  • Qualifications: Site Management Safety Training Scheme

Darren has recent experience delivering multi-million pound healthcare, education and zoo construction projects with fast-track, D&B and Partnered formats resulting in his understanding of the collaborative design development process. By managing programme, constraints and project risks he consistently delivers zero harm and 95%+ Client satisfaction.

Darren’s impeccable on-time delivery record is achieved through effective management of the site planning processes to ensure work activities are complete on time, facilitating on-time commencement of following trades. This process not only drives timely completion, but also promotes supply chain integration and quality, fostering partnering, collaboration and co-operation to deliver right first time quality. 




Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School was created from the amalgamation of the former Oswestry Infants and Beech Grove Junior Schools.  Read Construction Holdings Ltd was appointed to undertake the construction works to join and extend the buildings which involved a new single storey entrance link and administrative building, extensive refurbishment and improvement works to the existing building and associated external works including a new maintenance access road. The works were undertaken in a live school environment under...


Suzanne Claydon - Senior Architectural Technologist Building Services Shropshire Council1/4

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Darren Cartwright has been the site manager throughout the PCP project to refurbish Holy Trinity C of E Primary School.  This project has involved extensive refurbishment throughout the existing buildings as well as a new build to connect the buildings together.  The project began in July 2010 and is currently ongoing. I have found Darren very easy to work with.  Extensive building work which takes place in a primary school during term time is not easy to...


Mr N J Turner BA (Hons), PGCE, NPQH - Headteacher. Holy Trinity C of E Primary School2/4

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Read Construction were contracted for the construction of a Rural Life Centre at Bala, worth around £1.6m.  The work involved refurbishing two buildings of considerable historic interest, as well as constructing a new timber framed building and extensive external works. At the end of the initial contract the construction of further buildings worth about £500k was enabled, but to a very tight 6 month programme. Darren Cartwright, as site agent, was responsible for enacting Read Construction's very...


Huw Meredydd Owen Dobson Owen Architects3/4

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I have worked closely with Darren Cartwright on several projects over the years and most recently at Winsford Fire & Rescue Headquarters. He is always well organised & knowledgeable about the project and is always aware of what the sub-contractor trades work involves on site and when it should be happening. He uses this knowledge to control the site and ensure that a number of trades do not need to work in the same area at any one time thus...


David Robertson - Contracts Director Eric Johnson of Northwich Ltd4/4

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Darren's recent Awards


Best Commercial Building - Chester Zoo Main Entrance

Highly Commended

Site Agent of the Year



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