Take this opportunity to find out more about Hightown Group’s proud history, our values and goals as well as learning more about our company directors.

Our History:

The family business Hightown Construction Ltd is established and focuses upon maintenance and refurbishment works for both commercial & domestic clients in Liverpool.
As the business begins to grow, it becomes incorporated and looks to expand its scope of services across the higher education, further education and health care sectors.
Hightown secures long term contracts with educational establishments in Liverpool undertaking reactive maintenance and construction works.
The business continues to grow and builds on its reputation of trust, client focus and honesty.
The recession proved a tough time for most but Hightown’s reputation for quality and value carried it through the early nineties and into the new millennium.
The introduction of a new management team saw the beginning of a new era for the Hightown Group. The business continues to grow and moves into larger scale construction work.
David Morris appointed as Operations Director in 2016 to assist with developing sustainable growth and expanding the current client base. David’s commercial background also enables him to manage the group’s risk profile moving forward.

Our Values & Goals:

Added Value A 2-year warranty is offered as standard on all works undertaken. This ethos is testament to the quality of our work.
Openness We pride ourselves on being open and honest with our clients and suppliers.
Collaboration This philosophy is the foundation in all that we do. Working together collaboratively instills trust within the team. This ethos ensures project delivery and client satisfaction.
Mutual Dependency As construction professionals, we pride ourselves on selecting the right teams to deliver our client’s vision. Inter-dependency and trust secures delivery and value.
Professionalism From the owner of the Company to the on-site supervision and resource, it is our mission to act professionally and diligently at all times.
Quality Quality is not just about the finished product, it’s also the service we provide, how we overcome problems and develop solutions and the positive impression we make on our customers.

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Our Team:

Carl Pilkington

Group Managing Director


Carl Pilkington, our Group Managing Director is the principal contact for all clients, both existing and new. Carl ensures the business always delivers on its promises of the best value, trust and integrity for our clients. Over his 25-year career, Carl has worked for several large national contractors and has experience in large-scale live environment refurbishments, multi-million pound new build projects and framework maintenance contracts.

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Helen Pilkington



Helen Pilkington is our Chairman, having worked for the family business for over 25 years she knows the business inside out. Responsible for corporate governance, Company longevity and client retention, She ensures that the Group’s administration and directorship is managed and resourced suitably to fulfill the needs of a growing business.

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David Morris

Operations Director


David is our Operations Director at Hightown Group. He is responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day activities of the Group are delivered to the highest standards. In addition to this, David works closely with Carl to seek new opportunities in order to grow, develop and diversify the business.

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“AG Hill Chartered Building Services Engineers have worked successfully with Hightown Construction on several projects across the University spectrum. Hightown proved that they are very client orientated and non-contractual, open to advice and ideas from outside of their structure with a very flexible and progressive attitude to construction delivery, more akin to the partnering arrangements suggested by Latham as the ideal methodology with which to approach construction, as opposed to the more common adversarial method”.
Allan Hill C.Eng., MCIBSE, MSLL, A.G. Hill Chartered Building Services Engineers