building and construction

04 Dec 2017
A Shropshire construction company is helping young people build a better future by lending its support to a programme by the Prince’s Trust. Pave Aways, which has its headquarters at Knockin near Oswestry, is providing expert advice and equipment to the Team programme in Shrewsbury, which aims to help unemployed young people aged between 16 and 25 gain teamwork, communication and employability...
Matthew Hill Head of Development at Connexus Housing Group and Floreat Homes Peter Brown Group Chief Executive at Connexus Housing Group
22 Nov 2017
Work has begun in earnest at the former Radbrook College site, as Floreat Homes commence phase 1 of their plans to transform the seminal victorian building and create a vibrant community of 126 architect-designed new homes that will include 22 independent living units. The history of the college itself is woven into the history of Shrewsbury.  Starting life as the Shropshire Technical School for...
02 Mar 2017
Shropshire construction company Saxonby has started work on new open market housing development in south Shropshire.   The Shrewsbury based business will be delivering four, four-bedroom detached bungalows, four three-bedroom, and two four-bedroom detached houses at Plough Meadow, Leintwardine, directly opposite to its Roman Close development, completed four years ago. Work on the high quality...
14 Feb 2017
Shropshire businesses in the construction sector and its supply chain can benefit from the new Apprenticeship Levy if they know how, a breakfast event for the industry is to be told. The Levy and how it works is the focus of Shropshire Constructing Excellence's first event of 2017 on March 9. The breakfast event, which will also cover business support available to the sector including a newly-...
18 Sep 2016
James Wood, a co-founder of Shropshire construction company Saxonby, has been nominated for a prestigious industry award. Wood hopes to secure the 24housing Awards’ Housing Professional of the Year at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, 06 October. Described by the organisers as a ‘big category’, the judges are looking to find one individual who has made the greatest difference to social housing and who...
08 Aug 2016
There’s no need to get into a barney if your rubble’s a mess – just call on Shropshire firm JTC Concrete Crushing to sort it out. Thanks to a new piece of hi-tech equipment, the firm can sift soil out of all sorts of rubble – saving you money in the process. Neil Carter from JTC Concrete Crushing believes his new screening bucket is the only one of its kind available in the country. The firm,...
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