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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]

Project News: Colchester Archaeological Trust Roman Circus

Roman Circus spectators

This month we did some unusual work for Colchester Archaeological Trust: we manufactured some large metal cut-out figures for the Roman Circus Visitor Centre in Colchester. The Centre is the site of Britain’s only known Roman Circus chariot-racing track. Visitors can see the remains of the original circus and a variety of archaeological finds, with interactive displays and a large-scale model of the circus. The figures are being set on a metal frame, and they will represent the audience of … [Read More]

Project News: Tombo pop-up café, Liberty’s

Tombo pop-up cafe

We recently completed a manufacturing and installation project for our client Tombo: they wanted our help creating a pop-up café bar for a concession area within Liberty’s – the famous department store in Regent Street, London. The project included manufacturing several bespoke mobile counters. Tombo started out as an authentic Japanese restaurant in South Kensington, which we fitted back in 2010. Their speciality is Matcha desserts and drinks, and they also sell their own range of Japanese teas. (Tombo is … [Read More]

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