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Maggie’s Centre

We have been invited to build the first Maggie’s Centre in Cardiff on the site of Velindre Hospital in the North of Cardiff. Maggie’s Centres are places where people can access various cancer support in a non-clinical environment, and the buildings are specially design by award winning architects to complement …

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K&W Introduces New HAVs Monitoring Equipment

As part of our ongoing strategy to improve the wellbeing of our staff, we are continually looking at ways of ensuring that our systems and processes are designed with Health, Safety & Wellbeing in mind.   In an effort to obtain “real time” exposure of our operatives to Hand Arm …

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School Interaction Days Across Schools in South Wales

Over the last 6 months, we have held school interaction days at a number of schools across South Wales, including:   Garnteg Primary School Whitchurch Primary School Llanedryn Primary School Jubilee Park Primary School   We have teamed up with the NFB (National Federation of Builders) for these days, with …

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BSG Training Award Winner 2017 – Winner – Gareth Jenkins

BSG Training Award for Exceptional Achievement – for an individual person who has taken a BSG Training Course and deserves recognition for their achievements.   Gareth Jenkins from Knox & Wells was awarded the ‘BSG Training Award’ for his notable achievements. The judges commented:   ‘After receiving training from BSG, …

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New £4 Million School Jubilee Park Primary School in Rogerstone as Knox & Wells Complete Works on Site

New English medium community maintained Primary school in Rogerstone opened to start the new school year. The school has been under construction, on the new Jubilee Park housing development for the last year. Knox & Wells are proud to have been the main contractor for this new school.    

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K&D MD is Guest Speaker at Ethical Employment in Supply Chains Event

Knox & Wells Managing Director, Guy Leach, was invited to speak at a recent Code in Practice Event, held in Cardiff by the Supply Chain Sustainability School, based on ethical employment in supply chains.   He discussed the importance of our ethical code and practise in Knox & Wells, and …

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Mental Health Awareness Campaign

Mental health issues account for a large number of absentees from work in the construction industry, and the number of suicides amongst workers is substantially higher than the number of deaths as a result of accidents on site.   As a result of these staggering statistics, we have introduced a …

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H&S Manager Becomes Construction Ambassador

Keith Hopkinson, our in-house Health & Safety manager, became a CITB Construction Ambassador this year (2017). Knox & Wells fully supports his decision.   “Having worked in the industry for over 40 years, I am very grateful for the experiences and lifestyle working in such an industry has given myself …

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Knox & Wells Win Constructing Excellence Wales Health, Safety & Wellbeing Award 2017

Judges commented, “Whilst improving the standards of the company, K&W are also raising the standards in the supply chain and local Economy.  This submission demonstrates innovation – with training seminars deliberately made up of small groups (6-8) of subcontractors of non-competing trades – allowing for open, informative and constructive debate and …

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Safety Awareness at Garnteg – Stay Safe Campaign

Whilst working at Garnteg Primary School, a pupil innocently entered the site to retrieve a ball that went over the fence. Our site manager on the project, Jason Morris, engaged with the pupil and explained the dangers of entering a building site. The pupil in question then sent a letter …

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