“Fords of Blythe Bridge were very accommodating of variations and client requests. The client and occupier of the site commended staff members for being polite and respectful of the school environment.”

“Ultimately, they have delivered a striking project and overcome many complications along the way.”

Bethany Lees, Entrust Support Services Ltd

Entrust, Windmill LEAD Academy

“Fords of Blythe Bridge delivered the project on time and in a safe efficient way.”

“There were several site restrictions imposed on the contractor due to the school continuing to use the dining hall for lunch service and breakfast club.”

The contractor accommodated this, and worked around the operating hours and kept a clean and tidy site to minimise disruption.”

Bethany Lees, Entrust Support Services Ltd

Entrust, Christchurch Academy, Stone

“Our new school playground looks fabulous and is being thoroughly enjoyed by all of our children. It offers a calm, imaginative space providing our children with much more freedom and a safer environment.”

Ellie Green, Head Teacher, Windmill LEAD Academy

Windmill LEAD Academy

“The work has been undertaken very professionally and in such a manner that has not impacted negatively on the children.  The workmen have been polite, adaptable and hard-working throughout the development.”
Andrew Ridout, Headteacher, Tower View Primary School

Tower View Primary School

“What a team!”

Ian Bakewell, Design Manager, Property Services, Entrust


“Excellent liaison with school. Extremely hardworking during whole build project. All staff report there was never an idle moment and wonder how Ford’s achieve this. 100% respect and appropriate conduct at all times.”

Headteacher, Doxey Primary School, Stafford

Doxey Primary School, Stafford

“A fantastic build by an excellent company, Thank you!”

Headteacher, The Mosley Academy, Burton-on-Trent

The Mosley Academy, Burton-on-Trent

“Working relationship excellent. Work of a high standard and snags sorted promptly. Workforce respectful in school of vulnerable pupils. Efficient, good quality, responsive and excellent communication.”

Headteacher, Merryfields Community Special School, Wolstanton.

Merryfields Community Special School, Wolstanton

“I am delighted to confirm what a great professional job all the Fords of Blythe Bridge employees did when completing my schools first floor extension and new reception room last year.”

“All the staff were extremely knowledgeable, committed to the project, polite and hard working – making sure that the job was done correctly as well as making sure that any minor changes / last minute requests were also incorporated.”

“They clearly explained the technical building terms and H&S requirements to me and ensured that the project was correctly managed through the capable project manager.”

“There was clear communication at all times. I was included in all the building meetings to ensure that the building worked in practice not just on paper – designed to meet our students’ needs.”

Kettlebrook Short Stay School

“I am delighted to confirm what a great professional job Fords of Blythe Bridge did when completing my schools first floor extension and new reception room.  All the staff were extremely polite and hard working – making sure that the job was done correctly as well as making sure that any minor changes / last minute requests were also incorporated.”

“I was included in all the building meetings to ensure that the build worked in practice not just on paper – designed to meeting the needs of our students.”

“I would fully recommend Fords as a building company for any future building work.”

Kettlebrook Short Stay School

“Well done to the Contractors, for producing such a high quality building. Thank you very much.”

Sandwell Council

“We refuse to believe there are things you cannot do! Thanks for all your hard work.”

Staffordshire Business Innovation Centre

“Fords were superb. 10 out of 10.”

St Michaels Primary School, Lichfield

“Thank you very much for completing the mobile on time. The staff and children are delighted with their new accommodation.”

“May I take this opportunity of complimenting you on having such a polite and considerate team of workers who co-operated fully with the school.”

Moorhill Primary School, Cannock

“An excellent contractor”

Sir Thomas Boughey High School

“We have been extremely impressed by the organisation of the work, and the co-ordination of all the services. The personnel working on your behalf have all been most professional, and have been considerate for the needs of the school and safety precautions.”

Weston Coyney Infant School

“This project has been carried out to our total satisfaction and has provided an excellent addition to our facilities.”

“The design of the building is superb, the quality of construction outstanding.”

“Much to the credit of Fords, the work was finished on time.”

Oldfields Hall Middle School, Uttoxeter

“I have been impressed by the exemplary behaviour of the workmen from Fords of Blythe Bridge. They were at all times both helpful and courteous to all adults and children.”

Rykneld Primary School

“Fords of Blythe Bridge’s workforce acted professionally at all times and they were always helpful and courteous.”

Moorside High School

“The staff and governors have been most impressed with the quality of the new building, and the efficient way in which it was built, and the attitudes of everyone involved.”

“Your workmen were cooperative and friendly, and even our school neighbours have commented on the ‘good builders’.”

“It has been a pleasure to work with your company.”

May Bank Infants School

“First class work carried out by those involved. May I congratulate you and your colleagues on the part you have played in this once in a lifetime project.”

The Institute of Carpenters

“We would like to express our appreciation for the construction and fitting of our Early Years classroom.”

“The building has made a real improvement to the quality of accommodation here.”

“From the moment when your workmen arrived on site to the finishing touches, I was impressed with the efficiency of your team and particularly pleased by the consideration given to minimise any interruption to the normal work of our school.”

St Andrews CE Primary School, Weston

“Practices were safe, arrangements sensible, and any small problems were quickly and amicably sorted out between your personnel and school staff.”

“Despite difficult weather and conditions we appreciate the effort made to get the building completed in time for the new term.”

Park Hall County Primary School

“Fords of Blythe Bridge have been excellent. They have worked in the worst possible conditions without complaints, and to the highest of standards.”

“Their workforce have behaved impeccably, and always considered the school and the disruption they may cause.”

“The level of consultation has been excellent, and the quality of workmanship to the highest standards.”

Sandford Hill County Primary School

“We are all delighted with the completed works which are a real asset to our school buildings. Many people have commented on how well the new mobile has fitted in with the existing ones.”

“I am grateful you managed to finish the work to fit in with the school’s deadlines.”

“Your workmen were clean, tidy and courteous.”

“I was particularly impressed with the foreman working on this job, who was always willing to liaise to ensure the project was running smoothly and that the work was to our satisfaction.”

William Shrewsbury Primary School

“A special thank you must go to you and all your team for the high standard of workmanship and thorough professionalism displayed. ” “All contractors have also contributed to this, being considerate to the needs of the school, liaising and communicating at all times, and bringing the project to fruition with minimal disruption. ”

“We could not be more delighted.”

Coton Green Primary School, Tamworth

“Fords of Blythe Bridge constructed a new reception area, medical room, two learning support rooms and a library at our school. The level of service received from them was excellent from start to finish and the staff were very professional, well mannered and polite throughout the project.”

Crackley Bank Primary School, Chesterton

“You have worked hard to ensure that the project was completed to our requirements, and enabled the school to function whilst building & renovation works continued. Thank you to all at your company.”

Great Wood Community Primary School, Tean

“Professional & Friendly team.”

Redhill Primary School, Cannock

“We now have a school entrance and additional areas that we are very proud of and the library provides a real “Wow” factor for our school with its magnificent sky light.”

“I would not hesitate in recommending Fords of Blythe Bridge for any construction project big or small.”

Crackley Bank Primary School, Chesterton

“Fords of Blythe Bridge took the stress out of managing a big building project. The workmanship is first class, as is the aftercare.”

“We can’t speak highly enough of this company and will use them for any job big or small in the future!”

“Thank you, you have made a big difference to our school.”

Etching Hill Primary School

Fords is a very professional company that still retains its friendly & family feel. Staff instil confidence in its clients.

Thank you very much, we are very happy with our new classroom.

St Michael’s CE (VC) First School

Thank you, a very professional build in record time!

Staffordshire County Council

Very efficient & helpful operatives who understood the needs of the pupils at the school. Always worked to create the minimum of disruption to the school day. The school is very pleased with the quality of the new classrooms.

The Meadows Sports College

Overall a fantastic contractor to work with. Without doubt we would use them again.

Croft Architecture

The Croft Building has impressed Governors, staff and children alike. The teamwork was excellent, enabling the build to be completed ahead of schedule.

Barnfields Primary School, Stafford

I have already recommended Fords to another school. Thank you for a job well done.

The Friary School, Lichfield.

Fords of Blythe Bridge have been excellent contractors to work with and all of the workforce have been very professional and hard-working. We have been really impressed and have a wonderful new set of classrooms which we are very proud of.

Seabridge Primary School

Excellent extension to a very old building, excellent attention to detail to match existing. Overall finished product was excellent.


A very professional team who made having builders on site during term-time stress free.

Thomas Barnes Primary School

Excellent contractors, client very pleased with project throughout.

Staffordshire County Council

The client is very pleased with end product, and the way the contractor conducted themselves on site. Excellent project from inception to completion.

Staffordshire County Council

The service received was excellent, and both the end user, client & design team were delighted.

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Fords is a very professional company that still retains its family & friendly feel. Staff members instil confidence in their clients. Thank you! A very professional build in record time!

St Michael’s First School

The representatives of Fords of Blythe Bridge, in whatever capacity, were professional, courteous, hardworking and dedicated throughout the project. I have no reservation what so ever in highly recommending both the company and the quality of their work.

Walton Priory Middle School

The new building was erected in a very short time and disruption to the school was always kept at a minimum, completing on an extremely tight deadline. The finished construction has completely transformed our school into a building fit for the future. The classrooms are now excellent learning spaces with energy saving lighting and a high quality finish.

“I would wholeheartedly recommend Fords of Blythe Bridge for their customer delivery and their understanding that no school day is ever the same. Their close liaison with staff made the whole project run smoothly.

St Luke’s Primary School, Endon