January 2012

31/01/2012 - Pupils help unveil show apartment at new extra care development

Pupils from Guns Village Primary School joined Thomas Vale Construction and Sandwell Council bosses to unveil a show apartment at Goldfield Court in West Bromwich. The school children, who were instrumental in coming up with the name for the 93 apartment scheme for older people, had the chance to see how ...

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30/01/2012 - Fitzgerald secure £3million contract on Parkgate Regeneration Scheme

One of the region’s longest awaited regeneration schemes is set to finally get underway in May. Work will start on the Parkgate scheme in Shirley, Solihull, almost 13 years after initial proposals were first drawn up. The £85 million mixed-use regeneration scheme could well be completed in time for ...

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26/01/2012 - New affordable homes inspire creative talents with safety message

School children near to a building site in Bedworth where Waterloo Housing Group is building 44 affordable homes in partnership with Thomas Vale, have taken part in a competition to produce and develop conceptual campaigns to educate other young people on the dangers of playing on construction sites. St Giles Junior ...

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23/01/2012 - Promising start to the year for Stoke BSF

Award winning contractor Thomas Vale Construction is making great progress on four new schools being delivered through the Building Schools for the Future Programme for Stoke-on-Trent City Council totalling a staggering £12 million. The work on Haywood Engineering College commenced in April 2011, and since then the delivery team has successfully ...

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16/01/2012 - Developers on board for canal boat appeal

DEVELOPERS at Stourport Canal Basins are the first to jump aboard the The Shuttle's Bramble Appeal by donating £1,100 to get the boat looking ship shape.   Clive Fletcher Developments will be transforming the gateway to the 1934 working boat’s home with new residential and retail units at ...

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11/01/2012 - Thomas Vale makes great progress on £4.6 million Primary School

A brand new facility for staff and pupils at St Georges Primary School in Kidderminster is due for completion this spring. The project was awarded to Stourport on Severn based Contractor Thomas Vale Construction who are working on time and to budget for Worcestershire County Council through West Midlands Contractors ...

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09/01/2012 - Young board to bring ‘Hollywood’ to Midlands for charity fundraiser

 Members of a Future Enterprise Board set up by the main Board of Directors at the Thomas Vale Group are set to raise thousands of pounds for local charities by holding a charity ball themed to bringing Hollywood to the Midlands for one night only in 2012.The three charities ...

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05/01/2012 - Thomas Vale/Architype JV first to deliver Passivhaus Partnership

 MIDLANDS-BASED principal contractor Thomas Vale and Architype architects have formalised a joint-venture partnership to deliver combined skills and expertise in the design and build of the internationally established Quality Assurance standard Passivhaus, which is designed to minimise energy consumption whilst optimising the comfort of completed projects for end-users and ...

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05/01/2012 - Hidden areas of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery revealed in £9million project

Parts of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery that were boarded up and had not seen daylight for years have finally been unveiled as part of a £9 million history project. A whole wing of the Victorian museum building has been transformed, paving the way for a permanent exhibition celebrating the ...

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04/01/2012 - Chief Fire Officer for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service Peter Dartford on the Fire & Rescue PFI

Chief Fire Officer for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service Peter Dartford gives an overview of their PFI project success in making the county the safest place to be . Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service's vision is 'to make Staffordshire the safest place to be'. The Community Fire Station Project sits at ...

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03/01/2012 - Thomas Vale secures £56 million forward-workload in Worcestershire

WORCESTERSHIRE-BASED Thomas Vale Construction has secured around £56million worth of regeneration projects for 2012-2013 in the county alone, alongside major public sector frameworks for the next 3-4 years.   The company whose headquarters are based in Stourport on Severn, has a strong heritage and commitment within the local area, ...

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