Archive for July, 2016
Posted by Sarah Cole on July 27, 2016 in Awards, Civil Engineering, Company News
A project undertaken by SWH Civils to build a helipad at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth has been confirmed as runner up in the prestigious Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Project of the Year Awards. SWH Civils and designers Aecom Ltd received a ‘Highly Commended’ in the over £1million new build category.
SWH Civils acted as Principle Contractor on the scheme, which has enabled Plymouth NHS Trust to deliver an improved helicopter landing facility. Devon & Cornwall Air Ambulances, along with air sea rescue Sea Kings, can now access the hospital day and night.
The awards were established by the ICE’s...
Posted by Sarah Cole on July 20, 2016 in Awards, Company News
SWH Group has been awarded a Gold for continuous excellence in health and safety by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for the 9th consecutive year, as well as a Gold Award for Fleet Safety for the second time.
2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the awards which were established to recognise and celebrate excellence in safety performance. SWH Group has received a Gold award in the Occupational Health & Safety category for the past nine years, demonstrating the company’s commitment to the wellbeing of its employees, the community and the environment. This is the second time the...
Posted by Sarah Cole on July 14, 2016 in Awards, Company News
SWH Build has won a Bronze award in the 2016 Considerate Constructors Scheme Site Awards for its work at Taunton’s Visitor Centre. Dave Eaves, the Site Manager for the project, was presented with the award at a ceremony in London.
The refurbishment project was completed in 2015, and saw the Grade II listed building undergo a complete overhaul to create a centre that was attractive to passers-by and easily accessible by all, whilst preserving its character and heritage.
Only top performing sites throughout the year are selected for these prestigious awards. The Considerate Constructors Scheme carries out audits at all registered sites...
Posted by Sarah Cole on July 07, 2016 in Company News
SWH has achieved certification to BS 11000:2010 for
Collaborative Business Relationships by the prestigious British
Standards Institute (BSI).
The BSI is an international organisation that promotes standards which formalise better ways of working, for small businesses to multinational corporations and governments. Collaborative working can provide greater efficiencies for business, allowing the sharing of risks, costs and resources for mutual benefit.
A BSI assessor carried out two stringent audits of SWH working practices, during which he found no non conformities, and immediately recommended that certification for Collaborative Business Relationships be awarded.
During the audits, the assessor was extremely...