construction

02 Aug 2018
A recent week-long summer camp in Shrewsbury for aspiring young cricketers has once again been heralded a great success. The third annual event, which took place at the Frankwell cricket ground in Shrewsbury and attended by over 80 five to 15 year olds, was organised through Beacon Cricket Club and sponsored by local construction company Saxonby. 150 parents and family members attended a barbeque...
11 May 2018
Following a period of restructuring and consolidation a Shrewsbury company is once again delivering its construction industry related contracts and growing the business.  From Derbyshire to Gloucestershire Saxonby (Group) Ltd is busy building open market and social housing developments, Saxonby Groundworks leads as one of the region’s key groundwork contractors and Saxonby Plant & Haulage...
27 Nov 2017
Two apprentices from Shrewsbury Colleges Group have been flying the flag for Shropshire and showing the rest of the UK how skilful this county is by bringing home two gold medals. At WorldSkills UK competition last week Andrew Balmer, an Advanced Apprentice (Level 3) in Site Carpentry, won gold in the SkillBuild carpentry final and Marc Marshall, an Advanced Apprentice (Level 3) in Electrical...
24 Oct 2017
Shrewsbury’s historic Flaxmill Maltings will be opening its doors to Shropshire businesses next month for two exclusive guided tours. Members of Shropshire Chamber of Commerce and Shropshire Constructing Excellence are being invited to go behind the scenes at the former mill and find out how work is progressing to restore the buildings to their former glory. The events will take place on November...
14 Jul 2017
A shift in construction contracts out of London and into the Midlands will help support a sector experiencing uncertainty amid a prolonged Brexit negotiation in the region. That's the view from Crown Group boss Gareth Emberton on a new report which shows major regeneration and infrastructure project work is moving from the capital to the rest of the UK. Analysts for Barbour ABI and the...
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...
28 Feb 2017
Construction and landscaping specialist Crown Group is calling on the Government to ensure the construction sector is a key plank of its future industrial strategy amid concerns that Brexit could see the industry decline.   Former Liberal Democrat MP Lord Stunell, who is leading a review into the impact leaving the EU will have on construction, has claimed a hard Brexit where the UK gives up...
12 Jan 2017
Leading Shrewsbury construction company Morris Property has appointed Jason Postans to the newly created post of Buyer to support its business growth. He is responsible for the procurement of all materials and plant for the company’s construction projects and assisting with preparing tenders and placing subcontracts orders. Jason, aged 29, has extensive experience in the industry. He has worked...
08 Nov 2016
Government plans aimed at limiting the number of foreign workers employed in the UK could place Shropshire’s construction industry in jeopardy, an industry organisation has claimed. Shropshire Constructing Excellence says proposals by Home Secretary Amber Rudd for companies to declare the number of foreign nationals they employ in a bid to reduce the number of migrant workers would have a major...
04 Nov 2016
An expanding Telford manufacturer, which exports worldwide, will showcase its new production facilities and offices built by Morris Property at an open day for customers. Torus Measurement Systems awarded the £806,000 build contract to the Shrewsbury-based company so it could move from rented accommodation to its own premises alongside its main site and head office at Telford 54 Business Park...
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