As a family business at our heart, we have always been committed to adding value to the communities that we operate in.
Demonstrating the commitment, this is lead at Director level to ensure that we work proactively with our clients and all project stakeholders to develop actions that will support their own aims wider communities.
Community involvement takes many different forms such as working with local schools and colleges. This might mean, for example taking an assembly or offering work experience. Additionally, we look for opportunities to train young people in the local area and use local suppliers and subcontractors when possible.
I have worked with Fleming Buildings on two contracts for the Council. I have found them and their community benefits contact, Ronnie Burrows, to be very dedicated in their commitment to achieving community benefits in addition to their main contacts.
Senior Development Officer
We have been working with Renfrewshire Council on delivery of a varied program of benefit targets on the early year centres contract. These commitments were made pre-contract and delivered successfully working in conjunction with the council. This includes:
This is an award-winning building recognised by RICS in 2020- the first virtual award for best leisure building in Scotland.
From day 1 of the contract, the carefully created plans which we prepared in advance of work starting, commenced and continued throughout the duration of project. With the shared knowledge of what the centre could offer to the community we sought to combine our efforts in arranging and attending events whenever possible.
By working closely with the centre throughout the build we have managed to provide the following: