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Apprenticeships Event at Houses of Parliament

Apprenticeships event

One of GS Contracts’ directors, Kevin Hill, was invited to the House of Commons on 16th September to attend the “I’m Backing Apprentices” reception by the CITB (Construction Industry Training Board).  The event brought together employers and apprentices to meet MPs as part of an effort to get more youngsters into construction apprenticeships. The event was attended by over 200 people. It celebrated the work being done to support apprenticeships, and demonstrated new initiatives being backed by the CITB. It … [Read More]

Project News: Leon, South Kensington

Leon interior

In July we began our first fit-out for Leon – a well-known group of over 20 healthy fast-food restaurants in London. This project was their brand new branch in Thurloe Street, in South Kensington; we did the complete interior fit-out. As Leon is an existing brand, they have a manual to follow for interiors of all new branches. We adapted this into the space as required, including creating a mezzanine floor to give seating upstairs, and installing a metal staircase … [Read More]

Project Update: Coco di Mama, Margaret St (now with photos!)

Coco di Mama - Margaret St

Earlier this year, we completed the fit-out of another new branch of Coco di Mama – a London eatery offering fresh, authentic Italian cuisine. This is their sixth branch, located on Margaret Street, just behind Oxford Circus. GS Contracts has been the main contractor for all Coco di Mama’s branches. We took possession of the unit (which had previously been a doctors’ surgery!) after the landlord had completed some extensive shop-front works; the existing finishes and partitions were then stripped … [Read More]

GS Contracts awarded SafeContractor and CHAS accreditation

Safe Contractor certificate 2015

We’re delighted to have been re-accredited for both SAFEContractor and CHAS – two industry accreditation schemes that show our ongoing commitment to health and safety in all aspects of our work. This is the twelfth consecutive year we’ve been awarded SAFEContractor status! SAFEContractor is a UK health and safety assessment scheme which promotes and recognises very high standards of health and safety amongst contractors. This month we have also been (re)approved as an accredited CHAS supplier. CHAS is the Contractors … [Read More]

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