Welcome to Kapex Construction

Kapex Construction is a leading building contractor offering complete building and civil engineering solutions.

We pride ourselves on our client focused approach.

We listen and liaise to find the best delivery solution in the most cost-effective manner.

Based in the North East of England, our management team brings an unsurpassed wealth of experience to client projects. Our agile team and flexibility allows us to offer a truly unique methodology regardless of the size or complexity of a project.

Specialist Team

Together we have a management team with 150+ years of construction industry experience. Our workforce is employed directly by us across all disciplines from apprentices through to master craftsmen.

We are confident our clients are in safe hands.

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Adaptable Services

Our expertise has been gained through many years in the business and means we can offer a range of integrated services.

We draw on this expertise to respond to imaginatively to new challenges.

Feasibility Studies

Feasibility Studies

At the start of each project we work with you to gain an in-depth understanding of the proposed development’s benefits and costs, ultimately determining the viability of the project. We can:

– identify any reasons for a project not to proceed
– outline alternatives
– mitigate potential risks
– determine critical paths for successful completion


Design & Build

Ask us to control the entire job. We can contract and commission the architecture and deliver the project, increasing efficiency across the board and gaining optimum budget control.


Design and Engineering

Our expertise and experience inform our approach to every project. We strive to:

– reduce the project cost wherever possible
– increase time and cost certainties
– deliver sustainable solutions
– improve health and safety
– ensure productive whole life costs

M & E

Value Engineering

Throughout each project, we look for opportunities to increase value – and never at the expense of quality. Where possible, we’ll suggest alternative materials and methods which will either outperform the material specified or provide the same performance, but at a lower cost to you.

Principal Contractor

Principal Contractor

Our focus is on delivering your project on time, on budget and to the highest level. We liaise with you and the architect and ensure all direct contractors and sub-contractors work to an agreed programme, complying and taking responsibility for all health and safety and insurance policies. And to make it even easier for you, when the project has been completed, we provide a comprehensive User Manual for the site.



We enjoy teaming up with developers and landowners to deliver projects to everyone’s benefit. By taking an equity stake in a project, we share the risks and rewards. And with substantial experience in design, construction and asset management, we can significantly reduce the risk associated with developments.

Darras Hall

Middleton Hall

Boat House

Latest News

Kapex construction are a client focused building contractor, we listen to our clients to find the best delivery solution in the most cost effective manner.

Green light for Luxury new homes on Former Sanderson Hospital site in Gosforth

Lok Developments, part of Newcastle based Morton Group, is set to develop 37 new homes on the Former Sanderson Hospital site in Gosforth, after Newcastle City Council voted to approve the plans at its Planning Committee meeting on 31 January 2020. The residential scheme, named Sycamore Square, will create 23 new houses and 14 apartments centred around a large green central space, near Gosforth High Street. There will be a mix of four and five bedroom detached homes including two bungalows, four bedroom townhouses and two bedroom apartments, with access via North Avenue. Designs for the development were inspired by the local vernacular and the historical hospital context. The new homes will feature red brickwork, natural slate roofs and modern aluminium framed windows. Designed by award winning architects, Sadler Brown Architecture, the homes will be set around a central landscaped garden space created for residents. The 1.33 hectare site [...]

Kapex Construction appoints Commercial Director

Congratulations to Dave Lovatt who has been promoted to Commercial Director for Kapex Construction. Dave joined Kapex as Commercial Manager in 2019 having been a Quantity Surveyor in the sector since graduating in 2004. Gary Morton said; ‘Dave’s abundance of enthusiasm and drive, combined with his professionalism and outstanding commercial skills has added real value in helping the business succeed over the last 12 months. As we kick off 2020, I am very confident that we are building a team that will do great things in the construction and property development sectors. Dave added, ‘I’m delighted that my contribution to Kapex has been recognised and look forward to the year ahead delivering over £36m worth of projects for Kapex Construction and The Morton Group.

Watson Burton supports multi-million pound site acquisition

The investment is in a disused tower block in Gosforth, formerly used by the DVLA. The large residential development will see the creation of 54 high end units and there are plans for further units and parking. The firm delivered a range of legal services to Lok Developments to support the corporate investment and property deal. Marc Allison, partner at Watson Burton, said: “We are delighted to have worked with Lok Developments in securing this investment and helping them move forward on the development of the site. “The property deal was complex, so required highly specialist legal advice. “Our expertise in working on high-value investments and property deals, together with our experience in the employment, property, corporate and commercial fields, ensured we were well placed to advise Lok Developments on this deal. “We look forward to working with Gary and the rest of the team again in the near [...]

Planning a project? Our experts are on hand, get in touch

Our expertise has been gained through many years in the construction industry and means we can offer a range of integrated services.

If you believe our approach to be a refreshing one, please get in contact and discuss your needs with us. We look forward to surpassing your expectations and delivering exceptional results.

Phone: 0191 691 9480

Email: info@kapex.co.uk

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