1984 2024

We are a Darlington based building contractor that works throughout the North East and North Yorkshire. We specialise in commercial and public sector projects and also have a dedicated small works team for maintenance requirements and shorter projects. We offer a wide range of construction services of up to £5m per project.

Client / Rockliffe Hall

Having been in business for over 30 years, we have completed many memorable projects, worked with some great clients and aim to offer the same high standard of service for many years to come.

We are a BM Trada certified fire door installer (certificate number 2726).

Our values

Our company values are the foundation for everything that we do at Wharton and we seek to work with like-minded organisations.

We encourage our employees to be the very best they can be.
We keep honesty and fairness at the heart of every decision we make.
We strive for perfection on every project and in everything that we do.
We keep our eyes open to address our weaknesses and develop them into strengths.
We aim to minimise our impact on the environment and take care of 
our surroundings.
We work as a team and collaborate well with designers and clients.

Small works. Big ideas.

The frame of a building Client / Rockliffe Hall

Established in 2013, the Small Works team focuses on delivering smaller projects, construction and maintenance services. Reliable, efficient, and underpinned by first-rate customer service and attention to detail. Please don't hesitate to get in touch for any construction related enquiries.

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We have been recognised for our outstanding craftsmanship and dedication by industry award bodies for many of our projects we have worked on. We are proud to celebrate our achievements and the hard work our team has put in.

RIBA North East AwardsSt Hilda's Church and Kirkleatham Parish CentreRIBA North East Building of the Year Award 20232023
Best Large ContractorHealth & Safety AwardNorthern Counties Safety Group2021
Best Educational BuildingAuditorium Bar, Yarm SchoolLABC Building Excellence Awards (Highly Commended, Northern Region)2019
Best Large ContractorHealth & SafetyNorthern Counties Safety Group2018
Best Large ProjectMischMasch, Rockliffe HallLABC Building Excellence Awards (Nomination, Northern Region)2018
Best Large ContractorHealth & Safety AwardNorthern Counties Safety Group2017
Best Educational BuildingMusic School, Yarm SchoolLABC Building Excellence (Winner, Northern Region)2016
Best Small Commercial BuildingBarkers Home Store, NorthallertonLABC Building Excellence Awards (Winner, Yorkshire Region)2016
Best Educational BuildingMusic School, Yarm SchoolLABC Building Excellence (Winner, National)2016
Best Small Commercial BuildingBarkers Home Store, NorthallertonLABC Building Excellence Awards (Runner Up, National)2016

Our team

Our team makes us who we are and are fundamental to our success as a company. We are a professional, hardworking team with a wealth of technical skills and knowledge which means we can deliver quality and commitment. 

We are a great believer in apprenticeships, and work in partnership with Darlington College to offer new apprenticeships every year.

If you are interested in working for us, please get in touch at enquiries@whartonconstructionltd.co.uk and we’ll get back to you.

Supply chain

We work with a trusted and locally based supply chain - we need to be confident that our supply chain can meet specification, be of sufficient quality and competitive in price.

The strength of our supply chain enables us to drive best value from projects and provide cost savings for clients.

If you would like to find out how you could become a member of our supply chain, get in touch by clicking the button below.

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