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Jun 02

Will there be enough work to go back to?

Read Mike Borkowski, Chair of the Building Plymouth Procurement Pipeline Partnership’s, very positive viewpoint on this topic.

Jun 01

Plymouth City College’s Higher Education Virtual Open Day

Following on from the great success of Plymouth City College’s first Virtual Open Day back in April, the college is holding a second event this coming Saturday 6 June, from 9am till 6pm.

Mar 19

We've planted 1000 trees for The Mayflower Forest

This week marked the beginning of 1000 trees being planted on Marsh Mills Roundabout.

Mar 12

POSTPONED - Building Plymouth Open Sites

In light of the escalation of Coronavirus (COVID – 19) we are postponing our OPEN DOORS visits – (23 -27 March) till later in the year.

Mar 11

Building Plymouth Meet the Buyer events 2020

As part of our Building Plymouth Public Procurement Pipeline Partnership, we are delighted to launch our 2020 programme for ‘Meet the Buyer’ with our first event taking place on Tuesday 23 June.

Mar 09

Building The Mayflower Forest for 2020

After a successful fund raising campaign, leading members of Plymouth’s construction industry are moving forward to create The Mayflower Forest as part of their community engagement efforts towards a lasting legacy for Mayflower400.

Mar 06

International Women's Day - celebrating women in construction

This Sunday, 8 March, is International Women’s Day, celebrating women’s achievements around the globe.

Feb 24

Deadline extended - Heart of the South West 2020 Employer Skills Survey

The Heart of the South West 2020 Employer Skills Survey: SSW is currently gathering information on the skills gaps and training needs facing SMEs now and as they work to cohesively tackle challenges to skills provision and delivery over the next few years.

Feb 14

Phase 2 of the Mayflower Forest completes

Phase 2 of The Mayflower Forest has been successfully completed. The site team were delighted to receive a visit from Plymouth City Council Leader Cllr Tudor Evans and Charles Hackett of Mayflower400 and the team proudly showed off the newly constructed dry riverbeds.
Phase 3 planting will be starting over the next few weeks.

Feb 08

Local apprentices’ achievements celebrated at the Construction Apprentice of the Year Awards

Outstanding local construction apprentices have been awarded for their efforts and abilities at an awards ceremony held at this year’s Apprenticeship Jobs Fair, an annual joint venture between Building Plymouth and the Plymouth Manufacturers’ Group, which coincides with the end of National Apprenticeship Week 2020.