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Archive for December, 2014

Career Progression Story: Focus Lloyd Phelps, Estimator

Posted by on December 05, 2014 in Apprenticeships & Training

Lloyd joined South West Highways in 2011 and started his career within the Commercial Department. Initially his daily role included assisting the Build Estimator and Business Development Coordinator with putting together subcontract enquiries, pre-qualification questionnaires, ensuring all trade associations were up to date and carrying out administrative duties for the team.

From day one Lloyd showed great potential and was keen to take the opportunity to develop himself. As time went on he began to show an interest in the estimating side of the business and as the Build division began to grow, he started to spend more time assisting with pricing...

Announcement of Works Forde Road Depot

Posted by on December 04, 2014 in Building Construction

SWH Build is pleased to announce that works on Forde Road Depot, Newton Abbott, is due to commence in January 2015.

The project seeks to deliver an expanded Transfer Bulking Station facility which will enable the Council to collect additional waste and cardboard generated by up to 12,000 new homes. Teignbridge District Council’s Local Plan has identified this figure and therefore it is essential that a larger facility is created to cope with this potential increase.

The proposal will seek to deliver an improved Depot site at Forde Road to accommodate additional refuse vehicles and waste collections units. This will require some...