24/09/10 - Thomas Vale Excels in Decent Homes Scheme

Thomas Vale Construction has achieved an impressive score in a recent Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) audit. The Wolverhampton Decent Homes Project received 36.5 out of 40 in their most recent audit.

Thomas Vale is in year 3 of a 5 year programme of social housing refurbishment in the borough of Wolverhampton part of a three contractor framework Including, kitchen and bathrooms, DDA, after care programme, elderly and vulnerable, exterior environmental works to car parks and green areas, void properties, re-roofs and high rise blocks.

The project was recognised for high levels of compliance across all areas, with scores far exceeding the industry average of 30.75, which demonstrates exceptional performance against the CCS Code of Practice.

Jonathan Wellington, Contracts Manager at Thomas Vale Construction said: “This high score shows the real commitment and dedication from the whole team who work tirelessly to help deliver the Kitchen and Bathroom programme for and on behalf of Wolverhampton homes, the commitment put in has know shown real tangible results, and the team will continue to deliver a product that exceeds the tenants and clients expectations”

The Wolverhampton Decent Homes Project received top marks in one of the categories, ‘Respectful’ demonstrating the contractors respect for all tenants and surrounding neighbours.

Patrick Dawson, CCS Monitor said: I would like to thank Elaine and Jonathon for their time today. The site shows above compliance in all areas of the scheme with very good levels of customer satisfaction results consistently the top performer of the partnership Companies. I look forward to returning later when a site visit will be made."


The Considerate Constructors Scheme is a national initiative which has been set up by the construction industry to improve its image. Sites that register with the Scheme sign up and are monitored against a Code of Considerate Practice, designed to encourage best practice beyond statutory requirements.