Apprentices provided with the tools for success

City Building has enhanced its reputation as one of the largest employers of young people in Scotland by offering permanent jobs to 97% of their graduating fourth-year apprentices.

More than 50 joiners, electricians, painters and plumbers have been retained in response to growing demand for City Building’s services within the city. In the first year since the joint venture with Glasgow City Council and Wheatley Housing Group City Building has enjoyed a notable surge in its workload as private and public clients continue to invest in refurbishment projects throughout the city.

Why RSBi’s ASL vocational learning programme is top of the class

City Building is one of Scotland’s largest construction firms, with over 2,200 staff. The Glasgow business is underpinned by a unique social ethos which includes providing sustainable employment for a diverse range of people including those with disabilities and other under-represented groups.

As part of its socially inclusive approach the organisation has established a comprehensive youth employment policy, which includes a dedicated additional support for learning (ASL) schools programme.

City Building celebrates golden year with multiple award wins

Glasgow-based City Building is ending the year on a high following a flurry of award wins recognising the construction firm’s unique approach to corporate responsibility and diversity.

The company gained a total of seven accolades throughout 2017, including Diversity Star Performer and Recruitment of Talents and Youth at The Herald’s Diversity Awards, HR NETWORK’s Corporate Responsibility of the Year and Best Employer of the Year, and Glasgow’s Fairest Employer by the Glasgow Guarantee.

City Building gets the green light at awards ceremony

City Building LLP has been recognised for its achievements in environmental innovation at this year’s Glasgow Business Awards.
The Environmental Team won the 2017 Green Champion Award, which is sponsored by ScottishPower, after impressing the panel with their unique green credentials for a business in the construction sector.

City Building lands multimillion contract with ng homes


Construction firm City Building has won a £3.7m contract with social landlord ng homes as part of a clutch of new business wins valued at over £5m.

The order from ng homes, which was secured in open competition with the private sector, includes a contract to deliver repairs and maintenance services worth £2.4m, and the delivery of £1.3m of gas services.