March 2011

31/03/11 - Local Schools attend Sustainability Day at Woodcock Street Offices

To celebrate Climate Change Week 2011 and highlight the buildings key sustainable features Thomas Vale and Birmingham City Council organised the ‘sustainability day’ to educate 60 local primary school children about Sustainability. The event, which was in the style of a ‘market place’, took place on site at ...

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31/03/11 - Thomas Vale tops out in Telford

The 37 week project will provide the centre with a new entrance, public concourse and events suite to hold up to 1,500 delegates, together with internal refurbishment and reorganisation of the Southern elevation of the centre. Over 100 guests attended the afternoon event which began with presentations from Keith Greetham, Chairman of Southwater ...

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31/03/11 - Mount Pleasant Pupils Celebrate New School

The balloon launch symbolized the completion of phase 1 of their new school. Each KS2 child attended the balloon launch. Two balloons from each class had a wish card attached; Thomas Vale has promised to donate a prize for each card found. Paul Bennett, Site Manager, Thomas Vale Construction, commented "We ...

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31/03/11 - Pupils celebrate beginning of school extension

Rising pupils levels mean the school requires the £1.5million development to extend the existing hall and kitchen areas, create an additional 4 classrooms as well as refurbish the reception and toilet areas. The project will be completed in September this year. Pete Buss, Contracts Manager, commented; "As a local business ...

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10/03/11 - Work begins at Birmingham Airport

The 24 week project will involve the remediation of an existing brown field site, along with the construction of a new access road, hotel car park and short stay car park on part of Birmingham Airport’s Elmdon site. Jonathan Fletcher, Business Development Manager, commented "We are delighted to have ...

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10/03/11 - Ground breaks at £10.3m Extra Care Home

The development was marked in the event last Friday when the project partners - Thomas Vale Construction, Housing 21, Sandwell Council, and the Homes and Communities Agency – gathered together to celebrate the turning of the first patch of earth. Goldfield Court will provide 92 new self-contained apartments for the over-55s, ...

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