1st Contracts Rochdale
Tel: 0333 414 1967   •   Ashworth House, Littleborough, OL15 8JZ

How we work

If you need us in an emergency - a single call or email notification to our 24hr helpdesk is all you need. Our team is regionalised to strengthen control and knowledge for ever job and client in those areas.

If it's planned or project work, we have a team of vastly experienced professionals who operate regularly within these areas of expertise. We have the people and recourses to deliver a multitude of works from the small day works through to large multi-layered projects.

Our Approach

We handpick our people, we actively seek individuals with the abilities to strengthen the relationships we have built. Our staff are personable and friendly, we create a family environment for everyone we are in contact with. We believe that it’s the people that we work alongside that make the difference.


Covering a number of sites both manned and unmanned in the North West of England for reactive emergency repairs. Typical works such as roof leaks and plumbing issues. Included in this are minor electrical repairs and lighting. We are also on the tender list for large quoted works ranging from £1000 to £250,000. Typical works include demolition, disabled adaptations and lighting upgrades.

We currently cover over 500 UK mainland sites for reactive building repairs. All aspects ranging from roofing to drainage. This is often followed up with quoted works of various values. It is not uncommon for us to complete car park re surfacing or minor refurbishments for store alterations.
CLIENT: Makro & Booker

Direct quoted works of various larger values throughout England and Scotland. This includes car park refurbishments, new delivery area works, several customer and staff toilet refurbishments amongst other challenging projects.
CLIENT: Poundland

Covering reactive building fabric and electrical work on distribution centers and stores with follow up quoted works. Other works on capital projects such as large lighting upgrades and refurbishments.
CLIENT: The Priory Group

Completing a multitude of quoted and project work. Initially around Central and Northern England as well as sites within Scotland. Works include refurbishments, flooring and fire door upgrades.

Support with mainly quoted building fabric works nationally across and number of accounts including Nuffield Health, Care UK, National Grid, AON and Persons Education to name a few.
CLIENT: Heron Foods

Reactive building and minor electrical repairs mainly in central England. Follow up quoted works and minor upgrades are carried out on occasion.

Carrying out a range of projects across the UK on multiple accounts, works include refurbishments, dilapidation works and various other quoted works.
CLIENT: Bellrock

Supporting both reactively and quoted on the Stars Pubs account covering over 500 sites in multiple regions across the country.

Support on various clients nationally on a high volume of reactive work. Some of these works follow on to minor low value quoted jobs. Typical clients we support on regularly are Makro/Booker, Four Seasons Care Homes, Smiggle stores and Homebase.

We are on hand 24/7 delivering reactive maintenance nationally on a reactive basis. In addition, we quote for and complete various types of small building works. Work is wide ranging from a minor plumbing issue through to more complicated and challenging roofing issues.
CLIENT: The Hut Group

Mainly focused on delivering a high standard of quoted and minor project work on large distribution centres and associated offices. Lower volume of reactive works we are used in case of emergency where production or trade is in jeopardy.

As part of NHS England’s supply chain, we are asked to competitively price and deliver a varying range of building and electrical works. Projects are of various sizes and disciplines.

Support on quoted and planned work. Often quoting and delivering work on shopping centres, M&S retails sites and office buildings.