Building sustainability and
JG Hale Construction have a dedicated Community Engagement Officer, Lisa Lewis, who is responsible for social value, community benefits, and targeted recruitment and training (TR&T) across each of our projects.
We understand the importance of being a socially responsible organisation, making this part of our mission as a company. As such, throughout the expansion of our business we have become experts in:
“Our expertise, combined with Lisa’s knowledge and understanding, allows us at JG Hale Construction to surpass our corporate social responsibility objectives to aid the greater wellbeing of our staff, stakeholders, and communities of interest.”
Redevelopment of County Flats
Client: Tai Tarian. The scheme has been made possible via Innovative Housing Programme (IHP) funding from the Welsh Government.
Contract Value: £13.6 million.
Project Summary: The development comprises of the energy-efficient redevelopment of 72 existing flats (built in the 1950’s), and the further construction of 55 new homes.
Situated within the ward of Sandfields, Aberavon; during project inception, Hale set a target of providing 77 Employability and Training opportunities, greatly enhancing local employment and training. Quarterly meetings are held with local employability providers, to ensure that the opportunities provided, match regional demand.
Glan Yr Ithon, Llandrindod Wells
Client: Newydd Housing
Contract Value: £18.6 million
Project Summary: 55 affordable homes comprising of one, two, and three-bedroom bungalows, and apartments.
Sourcing a local supply chain
Having not worked within the rural area of Llandrindod Wells historically, it was important to Hale to provide opportunities for a local and reliable supply chain. This was particularly pertinent due to the project being onsite for two years during the first phases, with further phases in progress. To provide information around the procurement available in line with the project, including sub-contractor, and supplier opportunities, Hale held a “Meet the Buyer” event at a local hotel. The interest was high, with all external packages procured locally, a direct consequence of the event.
Pobl Housing Association
Currently on site with a programme duration of 80 weeks, JG Hale Construction is in the process of providing 83 TR&T positions as follows: