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The Midlands Most Acclaimed Construction Companies Sign Up to the Built Environment Hub

Just two months on from the launch of the Built Environment Hub, the new organisation for the construction industry in the Midlands has announced some of the region’s most prominent companies have joined the ranks of its rapidly growing membership.

GF Tomlinson, Keepmoat, MITIE Property Services, Morgan Sindall, Pick Everard, Saint Gobain, Seddon Contractors, Speller Metcalfe, Stepnell and WSP together with dozens of the industries most celebrated and ground-breaking businesses are uniting under the banner of the Built Environment Hub to drive best practice in the Midlands’ construction sector.

This week marks the launch of www.builtenvironmenthub.org. The website is designed to be a resource and information portal for the industry, as well as a platform for member’s to showcase innovation in construction, network, exchange ideas and information, access technical updates from BRE and benefit from specific forum activity.

Chairman David Bucknall OBE, former Chairman of Rider Levett Bucknall and the RICS Quantity Surveyors and Construction Professional Group commented:

“We believe it is crucial for the Midlands construction industry to speak with one voice and have strong regional representation. It is vitally important for the Hub to engage at a national level with government and major public sector bodies, to influence policy and industry initiatives to safeguard the interests of the Midlands construction sector and the associated supply-chain.

“The Built Environment Hub website offers members vital intelligence on grants, technical information, business development opportunities together with knowledge exchange and forum areas – providing platforms to strengthen improvement throughout the industry.”

By getting involved, members have access to training, technical support, an approved Consultant Network and opportunities to promote projects where business objectives have demonstrably benefitted from the application of best practice methods and innovative construction technology and techniques.

By joining a positive force for change, members can influence the agenda, gain industry intelligence into trends and innovations which will help shape business planning and access support to assist with entering new markets as the economy strengthens and new opportunities beckon.