City Building sees double after winning second Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development

City Building is celebrating after winning the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development for a second time.

The Glasgow construction firm’s successful bid was announced on Saturday 21 April, which is designated as the Queen’s Official Birthday. It previously won the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development in 2012.

Award Winning City Building 2017 Awards

Glasgow Business Awards
Green Champions The Environmental Team – WINNER

Glasgow Guarantee
Fairer Employer – WINNER

Glasgow Guarantee
Apprentice Challenge Jon McGrattan – WINNER

Glasgow Guarantee
Best Apprentice in Construction Phoebe Ali – WINNER

Herald – GenAnalytics Diversity
Recruitment of Talents – WINNER

Herald – GenAnalytics Diversity
Youth Employment – WINNER

HR NATIONAL Network
Best Employer / Workplace – WINNER

HR NATIONAL Network
Corporate Responsibility – WINNER

Johnstone’s Trade
UK Young Decorator of the Year Lisa Murphy – WINNER

Quality Scotland – EFQM
Recognised for Excellence 4 Stars – WINNER

SkillBuild Scotland
Painting and Decorating Senior Aiden Dearie – WINNER

City Building won two awards at the Herald Genanalytics National Diversity Awards 2017

The first award for Recruitment of Talents  recognised a business that had an excellent commitment into actively developing an inclusive workforce for the benefit of the business and all employees.

The second award for Youth Employment recognised City Building as having successfully delivering a youth employment programme that has engaged with young people and enables them to join a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Glasgow Business Awards Green Champion

City Building’s Environmental Team were crowned Green Champions of the City at the Glasgow Business Awards on 5th October, 2017.   The award sponsored by Scottish Power recognised the team for driving the development of green initiatives in the workplace, championing innovative practices which promoted and drove forward our environmental performance.

Trio of award wins for City Building – Article from Scottish Construction News

Celebrations at the Glasgow Business Awards

Glasgow-based City Building has been recognised for its people management practices with a trio of award wins in the last month.

The building contractor’s award cabinet has seen three new additions in the form of Diverse Social Enterprise of the Year, Public Sector Employer of the Year and a People Development Award. The company has been widely praised for its apprenticeship and training programs as well as its diverse and equal workforce.

City Building Double Award Winning

City Building received two awards yesterday for quality following a recent assessment of our Leadership, People and Processes, Products and Services. We received an EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) Recognised for Excellence 4 star award and a Quality Scotland good practice award for “Creating a Sustainable Future”.

City Building received two awards yesterday for quality following a recent assessment of our Leadership, People and Processes, Products and Services. We received an EFQM (European Foundation for Quality Management) Recognised for Excellence 4 star award and a Quality Scotland good practice award for “Creating a Sustainable Future”.

A second year apprentice lifts top Apprentice Award

Lisa Murphy (19), a second year apprentice painter and decorator with City Building (Glasgow) LLP, has won the Trades House of Glasgow Modern Apprentice Awards 2016 (GMAA), now in its 10th year.

Lisa, who lives in Shettleston, Glasgow, was presented with a cheque for £1,000, an inscribed quaich and the GMAA Cup, which remains on display at the Trades Hall of Glasgow in Glassford Street, home to the Trades House and its 14 incorporated crafts.