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CORONAVIRUS (Covid 19)

GTH Construction are still operating in accordance with the latest government guidance. Our risk assessment is regularly updated to reflect any changes in the guidance. We have received 2 COVID spot checks from the HSE via telephone, each of which resulted in no further action for GTH Construction. We are currently as a business ensuring that twice weekly lateral flow tests are taken and those who need to isolate are supported in doing so. Since the pandemic hit the UK, we have managed to meet our client’s expectations in terms of delivering projects on time, and with minimal COVID cases on our sites. ...

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PROCORE TECHNOLOGIES

In previous updates we advised on the investment and implementation of the Procore Technology Project Management Software. We have now been comprehensively using the system to great effect on multiple projects for circa 18 months. The benefits are obvious within the business and it has greatly assisted in efficient contract management procedures. It has been well received with various clients and we continue to integrate the systems into our workstream. As an excellent example, we used it to deliver the new F+G Atkins project (Chamberlain Square, Birmingham), of which the entire teams including GTH, the Design Team, Client Team, Landlord and now FM all used and are using Procore to access project information, share, collaborate and upload. It was a roaring success and hugely assisted the design and project management process. So much so that the client is now considering the use of the software within its business....

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FRA WORKS ACCREDITATION

Following the Grenfell Tower disaster and in light of the spotlight falling on fire safety in all elements of life and commerce we notified in the last update that GTH have trained several operatives to accredited standards to carry out fire stopping works, Fire Door installations and maintenance of existing Fire Doors. Our third-party accreditation provider is the Q Mark Certification from BMTrada. With this acquired expertise we are able to offer our clients complete peace of mind for these works when carrying out refurbishment projects. It also offers complete in-house, turn-key delivery services which not only provide continuity, they also offer a more economical and streamlined approach to these key building and regulation requirements. Please get in touch for further information. We can guide you through the options and benefits this fundamental service offers our clients....

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ISO 45001:2018 Certification

After a series of successful external audits carried out by BM Trada in 2021, we are pleased to announce that GTH Construction is now certified to ISO45001 – The global standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. We are confident that with our integrated management system working effectively, we will be continually improving in all areas of the business. Our 3 ISO standards will now be aligned and all 3 standards will be audited regularly as part of our ongoing external monitoring audits. With this certification, our integrated management system is now certified to ISO 9001 – Quality Management Systems, ISO 14001 – Environmental Management Systems and ISO 45001 – Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. This significant set of standards will provide confidence and assurances to our clients of our delivery systems and qualifications to manage and deliver their projects. ...

National Health Service (NHS)

Over the last couple of years, we have successfully delivered a number of hospital facility upgrade schemes in live buildings such as the QE and Worcester Royal and are also currently tendering for further works. Our relationship with the NHS has continued to develop strongly in recent times and we hope to continue building on the current portfolio of projects now and into the future. There are various opportunities in the pipeline of which we will provide further details in due course....

Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP (PwC)

Having successfully delivered PwC’s Birmingham Office Project at Paradise Circus in the latter part of 2019, we then also delivered their Watford Office Project during the mid-latter part of 2020. The project was a great success, so much so it got nominated for biopic interiors awards. On the back of these well delivered projects we have continued to carry out other works in their offices. Please take a look at the photos and project synopsis in the Project section of our website. We are extremely pleased to have worked on these last 2 schemes and very much look forward to further opportunities with this excellent client....

University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham (UoB)

In previous updates, we confirmed our place on the University of Birmingham’s 10-year Construction Framework up to £10 million. During the last 18 months we have completed several projects and handed over successfully, comprehensively hitting the client’s objectives. We have a continued presence on site with various live projects ongoing whilst tendering for further opportunities going forward. We are proud to have delivered several HE projects and hope to have ongoing secured workload with one of our key clients who we have worked with for around a decade. More information on projects to follow in the next period....

British Telecom (BT)

We continue to deliver multiple commercial projects of varying values with BT and CBRE. We are currently on site with numerous schemes and have agreed plans throughout 2022 for more works. We aim to further develop this strong relationship and work with BT now and well into the future....

Birmingham City University (BCU)

GTH have been fortunate to have worked for this prestigious client for over 25 years and are still going strong. We have conclusively delivered multiple projects for them in recent times; some are being further developed and we are currently tendering and negotiating on more, which we are hoping will move forward through 2022 and into 2023. Watch this space for further updates in the next period. ...

Faithful+Gould Plc (F+G) Part of the Atkins SNC Lavalin Group

F+G - Atkins have been another excellent, long-term client to GTH which has been built on strong relationships and a history of successful projects. As a result of this, in the summer of 2021, we tendered for and were successful on F+G-Atkins new Midlands HQ in Chamberlain Square, Paradise, Birmingham. This was a D&B project to be delivered in a short programme, so it was efficiently developed and the fit-out completed during the Autumn-Winter period of 2021. Again, this was another fantastic opportunity with varying challenges which were collectively overcome to produce an amazing office space for their staff. Another high-end, high-profile project delivered successfully within the required timescales and budget. Please take a look at the Projects Section of the website to view photos of the completed office space....