October 2011

31/10/2011 - Retail Division awarded prestigious award

Thomas Vale Construction has been awarded two prestigious awards on behalf of the works being undertaken in partnership with major blue-chip retail client, Tesco Stores Ltd. Working on projects across the region, the company and its Retail Division, has been presented a ‘Tesco Values Award’ and a ‘...

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31/10/2011 - West Midlands Contractors Framework (WMCF) 1 year on

The WMCF, which contains construction firms Thomas Vale Construction, Kier Moss and Speller Metcalfe, was launched by a partnership of local authority organisations in September 2010 to reduce the cost of the tendering process for capital spending projects, protect delivery timescales and ensure knowledge is shared across all projects. New schools ...

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28/10/2011 - Time capsule hails new era at station

Local school children, station crew, Councilors and Thomas Vale Construction staff recently buried photographs, school work and an edition of The Sentinel to mark the completion of  the new £3.3 million Kidsgrove Community Fire Station. Midlands based contractor Thomas Vale Construction began work on the new station in November 2010. ...

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28/10/2011 - Youngsters nominated for construction awards

Two young people have been recognised as being amongst the ‘best in the construction industry’ having been shortlisted for the prestigious Duke of Gloucester Young Achievers Scheme. The awards, organised by Construction Youth Trust with the support of their Patron, HRH The Duke of Gloucester, aims to identify ...

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26/10/2011 - Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership meets with Secretary of State

Tony Hyde, Group Managing Director and Vice-Chair of the Worcestershire LEP/Chair of the Business Board, has attended a meeting alongside Mark Garnier, Wyre Forest's MP, board members of the Worcestershire LEP, officers of Wyre Forest district council, and Local Government Secretary of State the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP. ...

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25/10/2011 - Forum Training scoop Independent Training Award

The 13th Annual Plaisterers’ Training Awards were held at Plaisterers’ Hall in the City of London on Wednesday 19 October 2011 attended by an audience representing a wide cross-section of the plastering and dry-lining trade, Training Colleges, Independent Training Providers, City Livery Companies with particular links to construction trades and ...

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24/10/2011 - Thomas Vale Handover 10 Woodcock Street

Birmingham City Council opened the doors of 10 Woodcock Street, the new flagship workplace, to local school children and dignitaries yesterday. The event marked the handover of the building from Thomas Vale Construction to Birmingham City Council and was commemorated with the unveiling of two school time capsules and an event, ...

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20/10/2011 - £3 million school revamp is given top marks

A SPECIAL school offering personal education programmes for children with behavioural problems is being transformed thanks to a £3 million investment. Aynsley School, in Blythe Bridge, is undergoing major improvements to make it fit for the needs of the youngsters it helps. The current buildings are nearly 60 years old and ...

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18/10/2011 - Goldfield Court Celebrates with Topping Out Ceremony

Thomas Vale Construction Celebrate with Sandwell Council Leader Darren Cooper and Housing 21 as the last roof tile is laid on the £12.5million extra care facility at a topping ceremony in West Bromwich. The event marks a major stage in the construction of the 93 apartment scheme which will provide people ...

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14/10/2011 - Sunday Times Fast Track 250

For the fourth year in a row, Thomas Vale Construction has improved its national and international standing in The Sunday Times Top Track 250 – featuring as one of only ten companies from within the West Midlands to make the list. The report, due to be published this Sunday, identifies Britain&...

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06/10/2011 - Thomas Vale Directors raise over £1700 in Charity event!

A fundraising event that took place on Friday 30th September saw Directors of the Midlands principal contractor Thomas Vale Construction, “arrested” and locked up in Bewdley Museum Jail, in order to raise money for local charity KEMP Hospice. Tony Hyde, Group Managing Director at Thomas Vale, along with ...

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