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Construction site hoardings given winning makeover

12
construction sites located across the length and breadth of the UK have
triumphed as winners of the Considerate
Constructors Scheme’s 2019 Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition.

Now in
its seventh year, Scheme-registered construction sites and companies invite
local schools and community groups to participate in decorating their site
hoardings to create local masterpieces of colourful, attractive designs – many
of which offer important messages such as: protecting the environment, the importance of education and children’s mental
health. 

This year’s winners are:  

BAM Construction
UK Ltd

With the help of: Lourdes Secondary School

Theme: BAM 150 Years Celebration

Berkeley
Homes

With the help of: Ursuline Girls High School

Theme: Ecology – Our Home

Fox
Building & Civil Engineering Ltd

With the help of: Knocknagoney Primary School

Theme: The Careful Rabbit Stays Safe in the City

Hart
Builders (Edinburgh) Ltd

With the help of: Seven Local Primary Schools

Theme: Why you love living on the Scottish Borders

Hobson
& Porter Ltd

With the help of: 500 Children aged 5-12 from the local community.

Theme: Pride in your Town & #loveconstruction

Kier
Construction – Western & Wales

With the help of: Keynsham Youth Group & Salford School

Theme: The Gruffalo and World War Remembrance

Lovell
Partnerships Ltd

With the help of: Heronsgate Primary School

Theme: Lend a Hand to Improve our Land

MID
Contracting & Consulting Ltd

With the help of: Robert Clack School

Theme: Community & Importance of Education

Mulalley
& Company Ltd

With the help of: All Saints Primary School

Theme: Our Fragile Land and Sea Environment

United
Living (South) Ltd

With the help of: Long Mead Community Primary School

Theme: What can you do for the environment?

VINCI Joint Venture

With the help of: Norton Knatchbull School

Theme: A Message from Ashford

Willmott
Dixon Construction

With the help of: The MacIntyre Charity

Theme: Love Makes the World Go Round

In addition to these winners, a further six competition entries were
given recognition for their inspirational efforts, receiving the ‘Ivor’s Choice
Award’. The winners of this award are: 

Berkeley
Homes West Thames

With the help of: Blair Peach Primary School

Theme: Careers & Aspirations in Construction

Lovell
Partnerships Ltd

With the help of: Abronhill Primary School

Theme: Be Yourself

Midas Construction
Ltd

With the help of: Watermore School

Theme: Respect, Responsibility, Perseverance, Friendship, Caring
and Honesty.

Quintain
Estates Ltd

With the help of: Place2Be Charity and 11 Local Schools

Theme: Children’s Mental Health: Staying Healthy Inside & Out

Solmaz Ltd

With the help of: Fulham Cross Girls School

Theme: Knife Crime

Willmott
Dixon Construction

With the help of: St. Mary’s Primary School

Theme: Save Our Planet

The
Scheme’s Chief Executive Edward Hardy commented: “Massive congratulations to
all winners and runners-up of this year’s Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition.
This competition offers a tremendous opportunity for those registered with the
Scheme to collaborate with local schools and community groups to provide
colourful and creative works of art across hoardings. Construction site
hoardings are the ‘shop window’ of the industry, and it is excellent to see, through
this competition, so many hoardings being used to communicate really important
messages across our communities.

“Thank
you to all the Scheme-registered sites and companies for participating and
making a real difference to the local communities impacted by construction
activity. These efforts continue to help improve the image of construction, and
we look forward to even more sites entering the competition in 2020 and beyond.”

All
entries receive congratulatory medals, certificates and fun packs as well as
trophy and banner. There is also a special Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition
brochure displaying all of the entries. 

Find
out more about the construction industry’s mascots Ivor and Honor Goodsite here.

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