Archive for September, 2016
Posted by Sarah Cole on September 28, 2016 in Apprenticeships & Training, Awards, Company News
Sam Moore with Glen Robinson, MD of South West Highways
SWH Group’s annual Apprentice of the Year has been announced, with the award going to Sam Moore, a Business Administration Apprentice working within the Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) department.
Sam has been working at SWH Group for just over two years as part of his apprenticeship with Exeter College. His role is varied and he carries out a range of duties related to incidents, SHEQ Events, TRACA, face fit testing, calibration, LOLER and at our Annual Safety Days. Sam is often the first port of call for people requiring...
Posted by Sarah Cole on September 20, 2016 in Building Construction, Company News
SWH Build has been awarded the contract to carry out essential maintenance on Bournemouth’s Grade II listed Pavilion this autumn/winter.
Following a survey earlier in the year, the 1920s building,
which has an Art Deco theatre and ballroom, cafes, bars, meeting
rooms and performance studios, was found to need essential
maintenance works. This will include stonework repairs and
cleaning, repairs and relining of gutters, repairs to soffits and
fascias and redecoration of windows and doors to the southern end
of the building.
SWH Build, which has an office in Poole, was awarded the contract to carry out the repairs by...
Posted by Sarah Cole on September 15, 2016 in Building Construction
Lisa Boorman, Plympton Academy Principal with Sheldon Roberts, Site Manager for SWH Build
SWH Build has started work building a new performing arts centre
at Plympton Academy, formerly known as Ridgeway School, in
The new building will have two storeys to house music classrooms, practice rooms, a recording studio, drama studios and a performance space.
SWH Build will be constructing a steel frame following the completion of foundation works.
Lisa Boorman, principal at Plympton Academy, said: "The vision is for the facilities to be used in conjunction with the community. Everyone is very excited about the...
Posted by Sarah Cole on September 07, 2016 in Civil Engineering, Company News
The SWH Civils team at the new coach station
Plymouth’s new coach station, built by our civil engineering division, SWH Civils, for Plymouth City Council was officially opened today by Council leader Ian Bowyer.
Work began in January of this year and saw SWH Civils lead and manage the project from start to finish. SWH Build was also called in to carry convert a former Lloyds Bank building into a ticket office for the new facility. The coach station has seven bays, real time passenger information screens, sail like steel canopies to provide shelter, toilets, a staffed ticket office, ticket...