Community involvement

 

Project Mitchell gets up close and personal with the iconic 1944 Spitfire

06 Nov 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Community involvement, Industrial

On Thursday 18th October cadets from Castle Donington Army Cadet Force were invited to take a look around an aircraft hangar that currently houses a 1944 mark 19 Spitfire which Rolls Royce are currently refurbishing. Also invited to the event were Winvic’s Project Manager Mark Allan and Site Manager Tim Crocker who are currently managing the construction a of a…

Winvic and Mountpark provide new courts and pitches to encourage outdoor play

28 Aug 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Community involvement

Environmental factors are always considered during the build and construction of a new development, local habitats are preserved, protected and maintained. But what about the consideration of our own habitats and outdoor spaces especially for children in an age where technology keeps us close to screens. In Swaythling, Southampton where Winvic is constructing four distribution warehouses for client Mountpark Logistics,…

Honor Introduces Arlington and Air Business to Howe Dell Primary School

05 Apr 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Community involvement

Winvic’s very own Hatfield Business Park site staff donned the construction industry mascot  “Honor Goodsite” costume and bravely strutted their stuff in front of a school assembly of 180 students, with ages ranging from six to eleven, at Howe Dell Primary School on 22nd March 2018. Honor works hard to promote a positive image for the construction industry and how…

Art Students Battle it out on Fairfax Street, Coventry

22 Mar 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment, Community involvement

On Tuesday 6th March between the hours of 10:00 and 12:30, 50 Graphic Design and Foundation Diploma in Art and Design students from Coventry University braved the cold streets to take part in a war of the arts. The students worked as teams alongside a professional illustrator to create a themed illustration spanning five of Winvic’s hoarding boards on site at…

Work Experience, Stepping Out on Site

15 Mar 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment, Community involvement, The Winvic Way

Winvic are dedicated to promoting the construction industry and actively look for ways to engage and encourage individuals to consider a career within the industry, not long ago our very own Quantity Surveyor Olivia Radford, took the stage at Nottingham Trent University’s Women in the Built Environment event; where she offered female students practical advice and encouragement to seize a construction…

Local Secondary School visits Brackmills Point

23 Feb 2018, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Careers and employment, Community involvement, Corporate social responsibility, Industrial

On Thursday 22nd February, students from Caroline Chisholm School (CCS) were welcomed at Brackmills Point Phase 2 in Northampton to see behind the scenes at ‘live’ construction site. Project Manager Barry Clarke gave the students a tour of the site, followed by a Q&A session. The students were also given the opportunity to quiz Design Manager, Harry Onslow, Quantity Surveyor, Ed…

City Centre Developers Light up Leicester

18 Dec 2017, Posted by Heidi Salmons in Community involvement, Corporate social responsibility, Project Updates

Developers involved in regeneration projects in Leicester city centre have lit  up the city for Christmas. “We are delighted to be able to provide the Christmas tree in line with our commitment to working in a respectful way on all sites, being mindful of the public and the environment, through our role as a member of the Considerate Constructors Scheme.”…