SOAR Build trainee Russell working in his mums house

December 1, 2013

Russell is a fine example of SOAR Build using local labour and local trainees. Russell is seen here working on the Richmond Park estate in Sheffield where he was brought up and actually doing the plastering works to his mums house. Russell thought the days of having his mum check his work ended when he
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Photo’s taken from a recent External Wall Insulation scheme in Belgrave, Leicester

December 1, 2013

System used was Wetherby Insulation. Through working on this scheme SOAR Build were able to give construction experiance to 12 local trainees by working in partnership with Leicester College and Job Centre plus through their Sector-based work acadamy. Following their initial experiance all 12 trainees were interviewed and 2 were offered  permanent employment  

Construction Enterprise Helps Build New Sheffield Business

December 1, 2013

Sheffield plasterer Matthew Hancock is meeting the credit crunch head-on having kick-started his own company with backing from a community construction programme. Matthew is Sheffield-based SOAR Build’s latest success story, having been helped from unemployment, through training and into business. He came to SOAR more than two years ago looking to follow his dad Dave’s
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Mansell Crescent CESP Scheme

October 28, 2013

PROJECT:       Mansell Crescent CESP Scheme PARTNERS:    Sheffield Homes. Keepmoat, SOAR Build CATEGORY:    Excellence and Quality award Background Mansell Crescent is located in the Parson Cross area in the North of Sheffield. The area has high levels of deprivation and fuel poverty, Mansell Crescent in particular was chosen as ideal for a CESP funded scheme
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