July 2010

30/07/10 - £2.8 Million to be spent on Mount Pleasant Primary School

The work comprises extension and refurbishments to the existing school with external refurbishments and landscaping of play areas to include a woodland walk and a multi use games area. Alan Brannen Headteacher comments;“I am looking forward very much to seeing the improvements to the school” Thomas Vale ...

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23/07/10 - Thomas Vale Work in Partnership with Shelforce

Andrew Fellows, General Manager at Shelforce said: “The windows and doors industry is going through a transition and Shelforce needs to develop, kitchen units are the next stage of our development. Through Thomas Vale, we found a partner, Moores who also have the same ethos as us.” Established ...

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22/07/10 - Capsule Buried Under Sandyford Fire Station

Paul Clarke, Director at Thomas Vale, added: “At Thomas Vale, we are strongly committed to helping the local community through our construction projects. “It’s great to see so many young people benefiting – not just through a range of exciting learning opportunities throughout the duration of ...

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21/07/10 - Pupils Tell Story of New Extra Care Development

Youngsters have been finding out more about the new Queensridge Court in Queensway and reporting on their very own blogging site. Queensridge Court is set to open in the autumn and will have 87 self-contained apartments for the over 55s with community facilities including a shop, hair salon and restaurant. The ...

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20/07/10 - Employees Make a Giant Leap for Charity

Jade Wallis, PR & Communications for Thomas Vale who raised money for the Stroud Valleys Project in Gloucestershire said: “The contrast between heart stopping free-fall and relaxing parachute glide was huge. You went from total excitement to being very chilled in 30 seconds. Everyone who jumped all agreed it was ...

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16/07/10 - The Other World Cup

16 teams took part in the 5 a side football event from across all partners. Each partner had a minimum of four teams, with one of the teams being made up of subcontractors. Some of the teams included, Thomas Vale Construction, Apex Roofing, Electec, Emcor, 5 Star Scaffolding, CCAD and PGC. Steve Rose &...

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14/07/10 - Thomas Vale Attend School Fete

Rob Lashford, Director at Thomas Vale Construction comments: “The experience was a fantastic occasion to promote the planned improvements at the school, ahead of the works starting on site later this month. Parents, children and staff were all very enthusiastic about the project and delighted to see how much ...

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12/07/10 - Designing Out Crime

The Secured by Design (SBD) initiative has been running since 1989 and in addition to aspects of design and layout has tested and then endorsed the security products of over 350 companies. And it is not just the security of new homes that have benefited during these 20 years as the scheme also ...

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09/07/10 - 15 Apprenticeships Up for Grabs!

Now people in Wolverhampton who are looking to learn a new trade or expand their employment opportunities are being invited to apply. The roles are in electrical, plastering, painting and decorating and multi-skilled apprenticeships and will be delivered in partnership with Decent Homes contractors, Thomas Vale Construction, Bullock Construction, Frank ...

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07/07/10 - Horninglow Primary Officially Opens

The building work on the Victorian School has cost £1.6 million, providing real value for money by building on the existing sound foundations of the school and expanding on its existing capacity. The work was designed and project managed by the County Council 'in house' Design Consultancy, and developed by ...

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05/07/10 - Thomas Vale Employees Set to Raise £3k for Charity

The 10 employees will be jumping from a plane at 10,000 feet and free falling for 5,000 before a parachute is deployed. Employees have nominated a charity to raise money for and have set a target of £3,000 collaboratively to share between them. Some of the charities include St Mary’s Hospice ...

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