December 2011

20/12/2011 - Work begins at Ninestiles School, an Academy

Students of Ninestiles Academy have celebrated the beginning of a £1.7 million extension and refurbishment project to their school. Representatives of Thomas Vale Construction, the appointed Contractor along with students and Principal Christine Quinn attended a site visit at the school in Acocks Green, Birmingham to mark the launch of ...

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20/12/2011 - Young board member raises £3000 in Peru trek

A member of a Future Enterprise Board set up by the Main Board of Directors at Thomas Vale Construction has helped to raise just over £3000 for Macmillan Cancer by hiking and trekking to one of the highest of the Peruvian peaks, Machu Picchu, situated at 2430 metres above sea level. ...

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19/12/2011 - Future Enterprise Board support CEO visit from National Apprenticeship Service

Two youngsters from the Thomas Vale Future Enterprise Board (FEB), have been given the opportunity to voice their opinion with regards to trade-related apprenticeships within the construction sector to one of the most important and influential skills leaders in the UK. Will Chambers and Tom Penman both started off as ...

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16/12/2011 - Thomas Vale Directors raise over £1700 in Charity event!

A fundraising event that took place on Friday 30th September saw Directors of the Midlands principal contractor Thomas Vale Construction, “arrested” and locked up in Bewdley Museum Jail, in order to raise money for local charity KEMP Hospice. Tony Hyde, Group Managing Director at Thomas Vale, along with ...

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15/12/2011 - £9m BMAG development moves forward

A £9m project to create new galleries exploring the history of Birmingham at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) has moved forward, with the internal fit-out now set to begin. Thomas Vale Construction is handing over the new Birmingham History Galleries to staff, following work to restore and refurbish ...

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14/12/2011 - Gateway provides boost for West Midlands economy

Network Rail, delivery partner Mace and Thomas Vale along with other local businesses joined Birmingham City Council recently in pledging to open up job and training opportunities for local people involved in the redevelopment of Birmingham New Street station. The project, the biggest building project in the West Midlands is ...

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12/12/2011 - Stoke BSF Opportunities to open doors for local businesses

CONTRACTORS leading a £250 million schools upgrade programme have pledged to do all they can to help local firms win the remaining work. More than £90 million of supply chain business is still available from Stoke-on-Trent's Building Schools for the Future (BSF) project, which will see 18 schools being revamped and ...

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09/12/2011 - Pupils celebrate the grand opening of Bushbury Hill Primary School

Pupils and staff celebrate the official opening of Bushbury Hill Primary School to commemorate the new, fresh and modern building that has now been completed by Midlands based Contractor Thomas Vale Construction.   Along with guests including Governors, representatives of Wolverhampton City Council, Thomas Vale Construction, Architype and Councilor Page ...

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07/12/2011 - Thomas Vale Construction revealed as finalist at National Energy Awards 2011

Principle Contractor Thomas Vale Construction has once again been recognised for its environmental efforts in its first class work.   The Apedale Energy Station a project delivered under the Staffordshire Construction Partnership was named a finalist for Energy Efficient New-Build Project of the Year at the National Energy Awards 2011 at ...

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06/12/2011 - Trade Taster for Wolverhampton Teens

Eighty youngsters from schools across Wolverhampton got a taste for working in the construction trade at a special event at City of Wolverhampton College.Organised by Wolverhampton Homes,  its Decent Homes Partners and Carillion (Wolverhampton BSF), the event for 15- and 16-year-olds aimed to get them interested in a ...

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05/12/2011 - The first residents move into Bournville Village Trust’s innovative Extra Care scheme at Lightmoor

Thomas Vale Construction along with Bournville Village Trust and HCA have recently celebrated the opening of £10.9 million,Bournville House. The Extra Care Scheme forms part of the wider initiative being led by Bournville Village Trust in partnership with the HCA to create a sustainable community at Lightmoor. The scheme ...

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02/12/2011 - Thomas Vale announces The Emily Jordan Foundation as local partner charity

Stourport based Thomas Vale Construction has forged a new relationship with The Emily Jordan Foundation. Both parties are currently based on Finepoint Way, Kidderminster where Thomas Vale are on-site constructing the new Wyre Forest District Council Head Quarters.   The Emily Jordan Foundation helps individuals with moderate learning and physical ...

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01/12/2011 - CWM Partners, Birmingham City and BCU Award Students

Last week, Thomas Vale Construction and other members of the Constructing West Midlands Framework celebrated the achievements of some outstanding students at the Student Awards for Excellence alongside Birmingham City Council's Urban Design and Birmingham City University. The prestigious awards celebrate excellence in the Built Environment and work achieved by ...

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