March 2010

30/03/10 - New Extra Care Development Moves Forward

Sandwell Council has been working with local contractor, Thomas Vale Construction, the Homes & Communities Agency (HCA) and Housing 21 to develop the 'extra care housing' scheme at the junction of Queensway and Aldridge Road in Brandhall, Oldbury. Ian Cox, partnership & development director for Thomas Vale, said: "This is a ...

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30/03/10 - Woodcock Street Time Capsule Burried

Tony Hyde, Managing Director of Thomas Vale, added: “At Thomas Vale, we are strongly committed to helping the local community through our construction projects and Woodcock Street is a prime example. “It’s great to see that so many young people benefiting – not just through a ...

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26/03/10 - Thomas Vale Supports Local Community Centre

The popular community centre in Lanesfield, was used by around 100 people a week for a wide range of activities including Judo clubs, plays and tea dances before it was closed by the council bosses last year. Since the closure, a group of volunteers formed the Hilton Hall Community Association who ...

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25/03/10 - Thomas Vale Look Set to Transform New Council Offices in the East Midlands

“Thomas Vale are extremely proud to have been selected as Framework Partners to deliver the County Hall refurbishment programme for Leicestershire County Council. The ‘Work Well’ scheme will provide excellent and efficient workspace for the 3500 employees of Leicestershire County Council throughout the County Hall Campus. Over 3 years ...

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23/03/10 - Building for the future with apprenticeships

James Edwards and Sam Hobson are the latest apprentices to be learning their trade at the Brandwood End estate, where local contractor Thomas Vale Construction is in the final stages of building 300 affordable new homes for housing association Waterloo Housing. The redevelopment project involves £40 million of investment by Waterloo, ...

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16/03/10 - New Beginnings for Etone College

This year sees Etone College celebrate its 100th year serving the local community as an educational establishment. For the first 63 years of its life Etone College was known as Nuneaton High School for Girls and it was only in 1973 that it became a co-educational school. The school was originally 'Nuneaton ...

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11/03/10 - Thomas Vale receive award for 10 Year Commitment to Investors in People

Investors in People are the most successful framework for business improvement through people in the UK. It is used by more than 30,000 organisations in over 50 countries. The Investors in People framework offers a wealth of opportunity to deliver the results companies need to improve productivity and take their organisations further. ...

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09/03/10 - Thomas Vale Complete new Sports Facility

Paul Clarke, Director at Thomas Vale Construction comments: “We have thoroughly enjoyed working on this project with the school and South Gloucestershire Council and hope that the students enjoy their new sports centre.” Sporting hero, Marcus Trescothick was at the school to officially open the new facilities, along ...

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08/03/10 - Official Launch of £3.3m Redevelopment in Shifnal

The former sheltered housing scheme was vacated in early 2008 to make way for 30 new independent self-contained apartments with a further 3 bungalows all for the over 55’s. The project which has received £1.3m grant funding from the Homes and Communities Agency will provide much needed affordable housing in Shifnal. ...

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08/03/10 - Thomas Vale Employees Set to Raise £20k for Charity

Help the Heroes charity is not only for physically injured soldiers but also for the ones that suffer mental trauma caused by battle stress. Dave Bradshaw, Thomas Vale Construction said:As a former Staffordshire regiment soldier and gulf war veteran, myself and the other particicipants have experience of what it&...

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