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A third of Redrow’s promotions are trainees rising through the ranks

ONE in three Redrow employees promoted at the start of the company’s new financial year were elevated from trainee positions. The award-winning housebuilder offers an extensive array of training schemes right across the business, that act as a spring board for a successful career in the fast-paced and dynamic house building and construction sector. The […]

Undergraduate placements key to securing future talent

FTSE 250 housebuilder Redrow has invested further in a scheme to offer 12-month paid work placements to university students seeking a ‘foot in the door’ to the industry. Not only does the scheme offer undergraduates the chance to gain vital work experience and build essential knowledge and skills, while earning a salary, it also benefits […]

Redrow graduates add magic touches to Hope House fairy garden

A NEW fairy garden has been unveiled at Hope House children’s hospice in Oswestry following an ambitious makeover project. The garden, which offers a quiet and peaceful area for families at the hospice to relax in, was given a magical transformation in just four days by a team of graduates from house builder Redrow. The […]

Redrow shines spotlight on apprentices

HOUSE builder Redrow Homes is recognising the vital contribution that apprentices make to the business by awarding its most talented trainees an ‘Apprentice of the Year’ accolade. The developer has awarded the title of ‘Apprentice of the Year’ to 12 talented individuals who impressed judges with their performance in the last year. A further nine […]

Plans for new construction school come to life

EMPLOYERS working with the West Midlands Construction University Technical College (UTC) were delighted to see plans coming to life last week, when they visited the school’s new £10m building at the former Springfield Brewery site in Wolverhampton. The University of Wolverhampton, a key sponsor of the UTC, acquired the 12 acre former brewery land in […]

Record Awards Haul for Redrow Site Managers

A RECORD number of Redrow site managers have won prestigious industry awards for quality. The FTSE 250 housebuilder’s 24 winners are part of an elite group of just 430 site managers to receive Pride in the Job ‘Quality’ Awards from the NHBC (National House Building Council) this year. Highlighting excellence in the field for 35 […]

Redrow’s Professional Apprenticeships Provide a Springboard for Success

AFTER two specialist pilot training schemes proved to be a huge success, Redrow Homes is now recruiting more would be designers and surveyors to embark on apprenticeships. The housebuilder launched two-year technical and commercial apprenticeship schemes in 2014 to develop home-grown talent and fill key skills gaps for the rapidly growing company. A dozen trainees, […]

Commemorative Plaque for Blossoming Courtyard at Cancer Centre

THREE years on from a project to transform the courtyard space at Delamere Cancer Centre in Cheshire, staff from Redrow Homes have returned to install a plaque and see how the area has flourished. In 2013 a group of university students on work placements with housebuilder Redrow undertook a volunteer community project to breathe new […]

Community kitchen garden spruced up by Redrow volunteers

A TEAM of green-fingered volunteers from a Flintshire housebuilder has helped Mostyn Kitchen Garden turn over a new leaf with a makeover. Fourteen employees from Redrow Homes took a day out from working at the company’s Ewloe headquarters during Volunteers’ Week (June 1-12) to transform part of the garden, which grows fresh fruit and vegetables […]

Redrow stands out for its lifesaving project

A PROJECT to place more than 110 lifesaving defibrillators at Redrow’s housing developments across the UK has been recognised at a regional awards ceremony. The national housebuilder was presented with the Outstanding Organisation Award at the North West Construction Safety Group (NWCSG) Health and Safety Awards 2016 in Manchester. The developer was singled out for […]

Women in construction event showcases career opportunities

GIRLS from an Anglesey school have been given an insight into the varied career options open to them in the construction industry. 15 students from Ysgol Syr Thomas Jones Amlwch took part in a day of activities organised by Coleg Menai, in partnership with CITB’s Women in Construction campaign and Redrow Homes. A morning of […]

Redrow recruits 10 Site Managers of the future

NATIONAL housebuilder Redrow is helping to develop a new group of prospective site managers. The first scheme of its kind to be backed by NHBC (National House-Building Council), Redrow’s trainee site assistant programme is proving to be a huge success, with the first two cohorts of trainees already progressing well through the two-year course. The […]

From plumbing to paperwork: Job swap joy for National Apprenticeship week

Lancashire apprentice Ben Finch and construction director Keith Collard found out ‘how the other half lives’ when they swapped jobs for a day for National Apprenticeship Week. Keith, 52, from Chorley, got the chance to get his hands dirty drilling out joists and fitting pipes as a plumber, while Ben, 17, from Wigan, got suited […]

Redrow to take on a ton of apprentices

HOMEBUILDER Redrow has pledged to take on a record 100 trade apprentices this year as it continues to grow its business. To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week (March 14-18) Redrow is launching its annual apprentice recruitment drive. Representatives from the national housebuilder will be visiting schools and colleges up and down the country to talk […]

Helping to build top class careers as well as homes

NOT only dedicated to helping people to step up the property ladder, Redrow is building a superb reputation for helping people climb the career ladder too. The company has been recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list three years in a row. And it continues to cement its commitment to helping young people […]