Archive for May, 2016
Posted by Sarah Cole on May 25, 2016 in Apprenticeships & Training, In Our Community
SWH Group Highways Apprentices recently gave up their time to build a driveway for a paralysed mum of four in Ottery St Mary.
Lucy Lowe was injured in a freak accident and complications following surgery to remove her coccyx left her confined to a wheelchair for the rest of her life. Lucy was in hospital for 21 months as the family tried to raise funds to pay for alterations to their home. Lucy was able to return home in March this year but couldn’t leave the house on her own due to the property’s steep drive.
In April, SWH Group Apprentices and...
Posted by Sarah Cole on May 10, 2016 in Apprenticeships & Training, Company News
SWH Group, in partnership with Plymouth City Council’s ‘Building Plymouth’ initiative, opened a ‘Job Shop’ at 107-109 Mayflower Street on 11th May.
The Job Shop, which is located at the site of the new Plymouth Coach Station, currently being built by SWH Civils, will serve as a resource for those who are interested in careers within the construction and the built environment sector. Representatives from SWH Group, Building Plymouth, Plymouth Construction Training Group and Jobcentre Plus will be on hand to provide advice and guidance to jobseekers and career changers about the exciting opportunities in this diverse sector, enabling local people...
Posted by Sarah Cole on May 04, 2016 in Civil Engineering, Company News
Two civil engineering projects, on which SWH Civils acted as
Principle Contractor, have been shortlisted for prestigious awards
by the South West arm of the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE).
SWH were also significantly involved in a third nominated
The awards were established by the ICE to showcase the breadth of work completed throughout the South West each year. SWH Civils’ shortlisted projects are the construction of a helipad and the refurbishment and repurposing of a disused rail bridge.
The helipad is located at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth and was designed and built by SWH Civils within...