City Building tradeswomen pound the pavements raising money for charity

A number of tradeswomen and apprentices from leading Scottish construction company City Building (Glasgow) LLP, will hit the streets in a Glasgow fun run this weekend to raise money for good causes.

Around 30 women from the company will take part in the Bellahouston Park 5K Fun Run on Saturday 27 July to raise funds for charity that will be divided between Cancer Research, Kidney Research and Scottish Autism. Scottish Autism holds particular significance to one of the team’s electrician Jackie Drake, whose young son has autism.

City Building apprentices teach business delegates a few tricks of the trade at “Ask the Apprentice” event

Leading Scottish construction company City Building (Glasgow) LLP, played host to some of Scotland’s leading business representatives as part of a “”Behind the Scenes: Ask the Apprentice”” event where they could see first-hand the value of the company’s modern apprenticeship scheme.

The event took place at the company’s Queenslie training centre on Tuesday 21 May to mark Scottish Apprenticeship Week. It was attended by members of the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) which consisted of global players, SMEs, colleges & universities, government agencies, local authorities, trade unions, charities and the third sector.

City Building team pack-up £20,000 of donated materials for their trip to Malawi

A team of Glasgow-based construction workers are gearing up for their visit to Malawi by packing-up the supplies and materials donated to their project by companies across the UK.

The team of six tradespeople and two Commonwealth apprentices from leading Scottish construction company City Building (Glasgow) LLP, working with Glasgow City Council and Access LLP, will travel to Malawi in September to refurbish a medical centre in the country’s capital Lilongwe.

The £20,000 worth of materials, will be shipped this month ahead of their arrival. Donor firms include Gap, Grahams, Headlam and PPG who pledged power tools, plumbing materials, white goods, decorating materials, joiner materials and ironmongery to help with continuing construction improvements in the country.

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Young apprentices complete community project to modernise homeless charity centre in Glasgow

Charity presents apprentices with inaugural award in recognition of their work.

Six young apprentices from Glasgow-based construction company City Building, have played their part in giving back to the community after completing work on a project to update a homeless charity centre, which offers vital support services to some of the city’s most vulnerable people.

City Building apprentices set to join team of tradespeople travelling to Malawi

Two young Glasgow-based apprentices have been selected as part of a team of specialist tradesmen that will travel to Malawi this summer to upgrade a medical centre in the country’s capital Lilongwe.

Leading Scottish construction company City Building (Glasgow) LLP, working with Glasgow’s Lord Provost has been sending teams of its building professionals to Malawi since 2008 and this year marks the first occasion that apprentices, hired through Glasgow City Council’s Commonwealth Apprenticeship Initiative, have been given the opportunity to be part of the annual project.