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May 18 2017

Site Visit – Earlham Hall and The Quadram Institute

We had a lovely warm, sunny evening for our site visits to Quadram and Earlham Hall. An informative presentation was delivered in the site offices by Dr Nick Goodwin (BBSRC Programme Manager at the park) and Damon Cutler (Construction Director for Wates). The walk round of the building itself drummed up a lot of interest …

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Apr 25 2017

Shaping the Future of Norfolk

Our thanks go to our speakers,  Alan Waters, leader of Norwich City Council, Jonathan Cage, president of the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce and David Hebborn – Programme Manager at Marham for AECOM for their insightful presentations on how we can shape the future of Norfolk.  This provoked a good debate and we hope you all …

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Mar 20 2017

Awards 2017

The entries are in, the judging is underway so now is the time to reserve your place at our Awards Night which is happening at OPEN, Bank Plain on Friday 21st April.  Please see FLYER for more details.

Feb 16 2017

Building Growth – What is it and What is it doing?

It was great to learn at our event last night just how much is going on in the region to address the problems the construction industry is facing.  We were very lucky to have Mark Pendlington, Chair of the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, give the lowdown on what New Anglia LEP are doing.  We …

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Jan 17 2017

Delivering Infrastructure in Norwich

Allfrey and David Cumming from Norfolk County Council and Giles Perkins from Mouchel came along to tell us what is and has been going on around Norwich and county wide.  As Norwich and Norfolk continues to grow, there are a number of challenges the transport system will face and we were given an overview of …

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Jan 12 2017

AWARDS 2017

Entries to our 2017 Awards are now welcome.  Go to the Awards 2017 How to Enter page and download the booklet and relevant entry forms. Deadline for entries is 5 pm on 10th March and our Awards Night will be on Friday 21st April at Bank Plain OPEN.

Dec 15 2016

Modernise or Die!

What a lively debate we had about the merits of modular/off site construction versus traditional building methods.  We were very fortunate to have Andrew Savage, Executive Director of Partnerships Broadland Housing promoting the merits of modular housing which can be built in the relative warmth of a factory with no delays for bad weather and …

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Nov 21 2016

Innovative Companies – Tuesday 13th December 2016

Our December event is being held on Tuesday 13th December and we have three innovative companies coming to talk about what they are doing to bring innovation to our sector – see FLYER for more information and how to reserve your place.

Nov 18 2016

Building Futures presentation

Take a look at the PRESENTATION from our November event on skills and career pathways.  When the data collected from the evening has been analysed, this will also be uploaded here.

Oct 16 2016

Building Futures – November 8th

We’re delighted to announce our November event being held at the Julian Study Centre at the UEA on Tuesday 8th November.  We have education and industry experts  explaining what is being done to meet the construction skills needs including the re-skilling of ex-offenders – see FLYER for more details

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