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Nottingham Fire and Rescue Conduct Training Exercises at Saffron Court, Nottingham

12 Jul 2018

When Winvic were approached by Luke Vere, Watch Manager at Nottingham Fire and Rescue, with the request to conduct a simulated rescue on our eight storey multi-room site at Saffron Court, Nottingham, we jumped at the opportunity to assist the neighbouring service. Saffron Court is where we are working with developer Cassidy Group and real estate asset manager Cording to deliver a high quality PRS…

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Site visit provides ‘real life experience’ for French apprentices

22 Jun 2018

Students from L’école d’ingénieurs CESI gain a valuable insight into the into the civil engineering industry during a visit to SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway At the end of May, a group of 35 construction engineering apprentices and two of their tutors from the French institute L’école d’ingénieurs CESI (CESI) visited the 700-acre SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway…

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Institution of Civil Engineers impressed with progress at East Midlands Gateway

05 Jun 2018

Members of The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) gained an insight into the civil engineering challenges faced on a project the scale of the 700-acre SEGRO Logistics Park East Midlands Gateway during a recent visit to the site. 17 ICE members visited the development, which has planning consent for approximately 6 million square feet of logistics accommodation and will incorporate…

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Winvic Supports a Trip Back in Time at Mountpark Southampton

30 May 2018

When building something new for future use, we often build using the foundations which have been set for us in the past, whether this involves a new process evolved from old techniques or building on the grounds of former historical sites. At Mountpark Southampton, where Winvic is the main contractor for Mountpark Logistics on a site that was formerly a…

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Leicester College Student Experiences Working Life at Winvic

24 May 2018

Harminder Singh Babra, who is currently studying Construction and the Built Environment at Leicester College, recently undertook a Leicester City Council organised work placement at Winvic as part of the Constructing Leicester initiative. Harminder spent the week working at Winvic’s Vaughan Way site, which is a mixed-use commercial and residential development, located on Highcross Street Leicester, opposite the Highcross shopping centre….

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Construction Manager Magazine: Steel fits the bill at Northants retail park

17 May 2018

Read about the 4,600 tonnes of steel providing the structure for the Rushden Lakes waterside retail park in the latest issue of Construction Manager Magazine, 30.04.18. Rushden Lakes is unusual among shopping centres in that it has its own nature reserve. The new retail park in Northamptonshire, which lies within a Site of Special Scientific Interest and features a Wildlife Trust…

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Art? Economics? IT? How Winvic is Helping Parents to Understand the Breadth of Jobs in Construction

16 May 2018

Read about how Winvic is helping parents to understand the breadth of jobs in construction in the latest issue of All Things Business, May 2018. Could one of your parents describe any tasks that you undertake as part of your chosen career? Or do they even know your exact job title? If you answered no to one of these questions, you’ve…

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