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Project News: Bala Baya Restaurant, Southwark

Bala Baya restaurant

We recently completed a full interior fit-out for a new Middle-Eastern restaurant in London: Bala Baya. The restaurant is located in the heart of Southwark, near the old Union Street arches. Bala Baya serves authentic Middle Eastern cuisine throughout the day, with a quick-stop bakery and signature pitta snacks, sit-down lunches and brunches, plus a full restaurant service and cocktail bar in the evenings. The venue has huge arched ceilings, so the interior is split across two floors: there’s a … [Read More]

Investors in People: renewed for 7th time!

Investors In People logo

We’re delighted to announce that GS Contracts has been awarded Investors in People status again this year. This is the seventh time it’s been renewed, meaning that we will have been accredited for 21 continuous years in total! [NEWSFLASH April 2017: We’ve just received our new IIP accreditation plaque!] Investors In People is an internationally recognised accreditation that is held by over 14,000 organisations worldwide. The standard defines what it takes for businesses to lead, support and manage people well … [Read More]

Luke wins ECTA Excellent Trainee award!

ECTA Awards

We’re delighted to announce that one of our staff, Luke Carter, has won the Carpentry and Joinery category of Excellent Trainees at the 2016 Essex Construction Training Association (ECTA) Awards. Luke was recognised for his journey from starting as an apprentice at GS Contracts to becoming an Assistant Site Manager and Site Manager during 2016. Well done, Luke! Luke was presented with his award at a ceremony in December at Chelmsford Race Course, which he attended along with several of … [Read More]

Apprentice Brandon wins first place in UK Pro BMX Series 2016!

Brandon Harrison with award

At the end of August, our apprentice Brandon Harrison won 1st place in the final round of the 2016 UK Pro Park BMX Series, and became the overall 2016 UK Pro Park BMX Champion! Brandon has been competing in Pro BMX championships for some time now, and GS Contracts became his official sponsor last year. He’s doing extremely well, and he’d already placed in the Top 20 in the finals of the World Championships earlier this year. Now he’s come … [Read More]

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