April 2010

30/04/10 - Thomas Vale Awarded Silver Considerate Constructors Award

Thomas Vale Construction has won two Silver Considerate Constructors Scheme 2010 National Awards for their Birmingham Decent Homes Structural, and for their Rocklands SEN School. The sites were particularly commended for the high standards reached in the categories of, Considerate, Environment, Cleanliness, Respectful, Safe, Responsible and Accountable and for its exceptional ...

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28/04/10 - Thomas Vale work on New Development in Bilston

All of the new dwellings will be timber framed with solar panels and will include mechanical ventilation with heat exchange (also known as MVHR). MVHR is an energy recovery ventilation system, using equipment known as a heat recovery ventilator, which employs a counter-flow heat exchanger between the inbound and outbound ...

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26/04/10 - Local School Celebrate Official Launch

The Lord Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Norman Davies Comments: “It is a pleasure to be at the ceremony to mark the beginning of this exciting project, which will greatly benefit both the pupils and staff at Streetsbrook Infant and Nursery School. I look forward to coming back and seeing ...

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22/04/10 - £4.4m approved for 'Vision Centre'

Having now been awarded nearly £4.4 million under the Government’s ‘Myplace’ scheme, the young people of Greater Chesterton will now see the site of the current Youth Centre transformed into a state-of-the-art ‘Vision Centre.’ The grant will be administered by Big Fund, and will ...

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15/04/10 - GMAC shortlisted for the annual RICS Awards

The shortlisted Gymnastics and Martial Arts Centre, also known as the GMAC is based in Perry Barr next to The Alexander Stadium, a previously constructed project by Thomas Vale Construction in Birmingham. The GMAC as it has come to be known is one of Birmingham’s most innovative sports ...

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12/04/10 - Thomas Vale begin works on the New Ranger and Education Centre in Apedale Nature Reserve

The building has been designed to be built to Swedish PassivHaus standards for insulation alongside using materials that will allow the building to breathe naturally “hygroscopic building materials are 9 times more effective than mechanical ventilation in controlling indoor air quality.” The building fabric has also been led by ...

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12/04/10 - All Saints get All New Renewable Technologies by Thomas Vale

The eco-homes had been empty for a long time so Wolverhampton Homes applied for funding to renovate them to an eco-standard and bring them back into use for social housing. Some of the eco-features which the households have had are; solar thermal technology, air source heat pumps and many more. ...

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09/04/10 - £1.8m development transforms former council garage site into new family homes

Attended by Housing Minister John Healy MP and Fiona MacTaggart MP the opening is the latest, and largest by the council who have disposed of a number of disused sites across Slough to housing associations in order to provide more homes for affordable rent. Pippin Close,off Granville Avenue,Slough &...

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06/04/10 - WE RAISED £700!!

Thomas Vale’s very own two employees; Dave Bradshaw and Adam Gardener have volunteered to take on 3 Peaks challenge. In just 24 hours they will undertake the ambitious challenge of climbing Ben Nevis, Scarfell Pike and Snowdon. The pair are part of a group of 30, most of which are ex ...

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