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Members of our site team have discovered a letter from 1938 whilst working on one of our Heart of the City construction sites in Sheffield City Centre. The letter was found rolled up inside a bottle and lodged within a ceiling void at Bethel Chapel on Cambridge Street, which is currently under construction to become a new 15,000 sq ft live entertainment venue.
As part of our on-going commitment as a Sup-paw-ting Partner of the Bears of Sheffield, our Communications Assistant Chloe Goddard has taken up a volunteer role on the trail. She will conduct weekly checks and spring cleaning on a number of bears to ensure they stay looking their best.
Henry Boot Construction’s Vice Chair Simon Carr - who was joined by Henry Boot PLC’s Chief Executive Tim Roberts - had the honour of showing Kate Josephs, CEO of Sheffield City Council around our Cambridge Street Collective and Elshaw House sites on Friday.
Trainee Business and Marketing Assistant Bradley Longford has been shortlisted in two categories at the Sheffield City Region Apprenticeship Awards. These awards recognise and reward both the apprentices and their employers that are excelling across the Sheffield City Region.
As part of the Bears of Sheffield trail, we sponsored a bear named Be Nice & Be Together, which was designed and painted by Sheffield-born and London-based artist, Geo Law. We spoke to Geo about the inspiration behind his design, his work and how he got involved in the trail.
We have begun trialling temporary hybrid power systems on our Kangaroo Works project in Sheffield and Butterfield project in Luton to provide sustainable and efficient power to sites with significantly decreased emission levels.
We have recently installed solar panels on our operational depot project at Caenby Corner with West Lindsey District Council. The installation forms part of the Council’s commitment to reach its carbon reduction target of net zero by 2050.
Our team are now underway on the two developments within Heart of the City: the cultural and social destination known as Cambridge Street Collective and the brand-new local carbon office building, Elshaw House.
We have received a prestigious RoSPA Gold Award for our health and safety performance on the Royce Discovery Centre project in Sheffield. We have also received a company-wide President’s Award in recognition of 12 consecutive Gold Awards.
Members of our team have spent time at Halfway Community Centre in Sheffield, providing them with a new paved ramp to assist with disabled access.
A weekly mental health programme that we have previously supported has been relaunched by Reds in the Community and CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) Barnsley.
Our Senior IT Manager Tom Boot will be retiring after nearly 35 years’ service with Henry Boot across a number of roles.
Our Head of Preconstruction Craig Finn has been appointed to the judging panel for the Construction News (CN) Specialist Awards 2021.