July 2012

27/07/2012 - Negotiated contract awarded by Coventry University

City and Interiors and have been awarded a negotiated contract by Coventry University following the successful delivery of the Student Priory Building back in April 2012.   The £1.1 million project will involve the refurbishment of the Jaguar Building which is currently being used as an engineering building, when ...

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18/07/2012 - Award winning Contractor Thomas Vale Construction has been shortlisted for the 2012 Housebuilder Awards for Lea Court and The Madeley Centre.

Award winning Contractor Thomas Vale Construction has been shortlisted for the 2012 Housebuilder Awards for Lea Court and The Madeley Centre.   The Housebuilder Awards are the highlight of the house building calendar, celebrating the very best of the industry and recognising the achievements of those leading the way in innovation. &...

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17/07/2012 - Councillors Create Time Capsule for Wyre Forest House

Wyre Forest District Council’s Chairman, Councillor Stephen Clee was delighted to host a visit to the new Council HQ last week where district Councillors gathered in the courtyard of Wyre Forest House to see where a time capsule will be buried for a future generation to explore. At ...

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13/07/2012 - Constructing Excellence recognise Thomas Vale with Innovation Award

Midlands-based principal contractor Thomas Vale Construction has been recognised by the West Midlands Centre for Constructing Excellence for an innovative partnership approach to delivering the two of the UK’s first ever accredited ‘Passivhaus’ schemes in partnership with Herefordshire-based architects, Architype. The Innovation award was presented for ...

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12/07/2012 - UK Passivhaus Trust Award for Oakmeadow School

One of the UK’s first accredited Passivhaus schemes, Oakmeadow Primary School, has been crowned winner of the Best Non-Domestic project in the country, by the UK Passivhaus Trust.   The UK Passivhaus Awards have been launched by the Passivhaus Trust to celebrate the achievements of the Passivhaus pioneers ...

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06/07/2012 - Thomas Vale selected as joint venture partner for Birmingham Science Park’s £35 million Digital Plaza

Birmingham City Council-owned Birmingham Science Park has selected Stourport-on-Severn headquartered Thomas Vale Construction Ltd as the joint venture partner for its £35 million Digital Plaza development. The decision concludes the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) selection process, which commenced in November 2011, with over 80 initial expressions of interest.   ...

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05/07/2012 - Work is in full swing on a brand new £18m leisure, health and social care centre in Sandwell.

Ground works are under way at the site of the Portway Lifestyle Centre in Oldbury after contracts were signed for the scheme. Over the coming weeks contractor Thomas Vale will carry out soil stabilisation works and construct foundations ready for the building’s steel frame. The venue, which will ...

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04/07/2012 - Five rising stars complete degrees

Five rising stars across the Thomas Vale business, have completed the final stages of their industry recognised degrees.   The first of the five is Neil Chapman, who graduated with a 2:1 degree in Construction Management. Working for the Aston division, he has worked on some fantastic projects including working in ...

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03/07/2012 - New affordable homes rise from WWII ashes

A local housing association has celebrated the completion of its flagship scheme for Coventry after transforming a former landfill site dating from the blitz.   Jephson Homes Housing Association joined with partners Coventry City Council, Cassidy Group and Thomas Vale Construction in cutting the ribbon at its Windmill Road scheme ...

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02/07/2012 - Olympic Torch visits St Peters Academy

The Olympic torch visited St Peters Academy last week after a member of the teaching staff was chosen to carry the torch through Stoke on Trent.   Philip Greer is no stranger to running, although the distance being covered by each torchbearer in the Olympic Torch Relay is ...

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