Bowmer & Kirkland


Simon Nicholas Associates - Construction and Build - velodromeBowmer & Kirkland is very much a family company. Founded in 1923, it has grown to become one of the UK’s most successful privately owned construction and development groups. The business consists of 29 subsidiary companies and divisions.

With its headquarters in Derbyshire (making us practically neighbours) and an array of regional offices, Bowmer and Kirkland are well placed to work nationally within the private and public sector on iconic construction projects.
They undertake work in the following sectors: Accommodation, Commercial, Distribution, Education, Health, Industrial, Leisure, Mixed Use and Retail. Their services range from main contracting on a traditional, design and build or partnering basis, to specialist sub-contracting covering most construction related disciplines

Our History

We go back a long way. It was the long standing relationship and the trust which enabled  Simon Nicholas Associates to evolve into the successful business it is today. By “getting the recruitment process right” with one part of the business, we were recommended throughout the business groups.

Simon Nicholas Associates - Candidates - F&Chip Friday Group Bower & Kirkland CoventryWhy it works

It’s simple; Continuity and consistency of the people we work. This has ensured that we are able to supply talented professionals time and time again. We know our people and  match their skills and personalities to individual projects and management styles.


Simon Pearce of Simon Nicholas Associates aspired to change the construction recruitment industry. I am pleased to say through dedication and commitment he is achieving this. His unique approach encapsulates a very personal approach – building relationships, careers and long term partnerships

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Our understanding of the Bowmer & Kirkland Groups means that we can recruit for cultural fit and match to values. We resource for permanent management and commercial opportunities, national freelance roles and temporary trades and labour positions throughout the UK.

Head over to the Bowmer & Kirkland Group website for further details of the group or head over to our jobs page to see the positions we are currently resourcing for.

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