We have completed many landscaping projects throughout the North East, working with a wide variety of clients. From coastal promenades to local heritage sites and churches and schools, BCE Northern Ltd have been selected to carry out a varied amount of work in County Durham, South Tyneside and Northumberland.


St Marys Church, Whitley Bay – Landscape Works  

St Mary’s Church is located in a predominantly residential area of Monkseaton, Whitley Bay. The church building underwent some improvement and redevelopment works and the vision was to create a safe, attractive and welcoming external area to benefit the congregation and wider community.  

The church grounds had a garden, a grassed area and a small, consecrated area for the burial of ashes, however some areas needed urgent repair, replacement and landscaping. 

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Silksworth Pit Wheel Refurbishment & Relocation 

Sunderland City Council appointed BCE Northern Ltd to relocate a pit wheel originally located in Albany, to a new location in Silksworth 

Work was completed on time and on budget and to the satisfaction of STC and residents who thought it was vitally important that the Silksworth community got back this piece of heritage. 

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Horden Cemetery Extension

BCE Northern was employed by Horden Parish Council on a project to undertake works to the new Cemetery land adjacent to the existing Cemetery at Horden Village. Horden is a village in County Durham, England. It is situated on the North Sea coast, to the east of Peterlee. Horden was a mining village until the closure of the Horden Colliery in 1987. Main features include the Welfare and Memorial Parks, Thorpe Road Cemetery and St Mary’s

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South Shields Promenade

As the contracted organisation we work closely with the Local Authority on many schemes throughout the year and recently worked on the South Shields Promenade Connectivity Scheme. South Tyneside Council are currently regenerating the promenade in a number of phases and BCE Northern have been involved in the transformation projects since the first phase of regeneration (see Sea Change, South Shields in Special Projects).

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Judges Lodgings – Plawsworth

The scope of work was to reconstruct and resurface the driveway at the Judge’s Lodgings in Plawsworth, County Durham. The work consisted the removal of the existing gravel driveway, installation of new channel drainage work, new road construction, installation of resin bonded surfacing and landscaping work to existing verges. All work carried out was completed on time and within the Client’s budget.

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St Peter’s Church Enhancement Works – Sunderland City Council

In October 2014 BCE Northern Ltd were appointed Principal Contractor by Sunderland City Council to undertake the Enhancement Improvements to the historic site of St Peter’s Church. One of the UK’s first churches with Archaeological remains from the 7th Century, this was the monastery on whose land the Venerable Bede was born and who entered the

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Morpeth Road Primary School – Blyth, Northumberland

Morpeth Road Primary School is a new build school in Blyth, Northumberland. It was developed on the old brownfield site of Bates Colliery with access links off the existing adoptable highways. It opened in September 2011 and can accommodate up to 420 pupils. Between March and November 2011, as Principal Subcontractor to GB Building Solutions, our organisation was engaged to undertake the full external works package under the JCT Form

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