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Construction site hoardings given winning makeover

July 1st, 2019

12 construction sites located across the length and breadth of the UK have triumphed as winners of the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s 2019 Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition.

Now in its seventh year, Scheme-registered construction sites and companies invite local schools and community groups to participate in decorating their site hoardings to create local masterpieces of colourful, attractive designs – many of which offer important messages such as: protecting the environment, the importance of education and children’s mental health. 

This year’s winners are:  

BAM Construction UK Ltd

With the help of: Lourdes Secondary School

Theme: BAM 150 Years Celebration

Berkeley Homes

With the help of: Ursuline Girls High School

Theme: Ecology – Our Home

Fox Building & Civil Engineering Ltd

With the help of: Knocknagoney Primary School

Theme: The Careful Rabbit Stays Safe in the City

Hart Builders (Edinburgh) Ltd

With the help of: Seven Local Primary Schools

Theme: Why you love living on the Scottish Borders

Hobson & Porter Ltd

With the help of: 500 Children aged 5-12 from the local community.

Theme: Pride in your Town & #loveconstruction

Kier Construction – Western & Wales

With the help of: Keynsham Youth Group & Salford School

Theme: The Gruffalo and World War Remembrance

Lovell Partnerships Ltd

With the help of: Heronsgate Primary School

Theme: Lend a Hand to Improve our Land

MID Contracting & Consulting Ltd

With the help of: Robert Clack School

Theme: Community & Importance of Education

Mulalley & Company Ltd

With the help of: All Saints Primary School

Theme: Our Fragile Land and Sea Environment

United Living (South) Ltd

With the help of: Long Mead Community Primary School

Theme: What can you do for the environment?

VINCI Joint Venture

With the help of: Norton Knatchbull School

Theme: A Message from Ashford

Willmott Dixon Construction

With the help of: The MacIntyre Charity

Theme: Love Makes the World Go Round

In addition to these winners, a further six competition entries were given recognition for their inspirational efforts, receiving the ‘Ivor’s Choice Award’. The winners of this award are: 

Berkeley Homes West Thames

With the help of: Blair Peach Primary School

Theme: Careers & Aspirations in Construction

Lovell Partnerships Ltd

With the help of: Abronhill Primary School

Theme: Be Yourself

Midas Construction Ltd

With the help of: Watermore School

Theme: Respect, Responsibility, Perseverance, Friendship, Caring and Honesty.

Quintain Estates Ltd

With the help of: Place2Be Charity and 11 Local Schools

Theme: Children’s Mental Health: Staying Healthy Inside & Out

Solmaz Ltd

With the help of: Fulham Cross Girls School

Theme: Knife Crime

Willmott Dixon Construction

With the help of: St. Mary’s Primary School

Theme: Save Our Planet

The Scheme’s Chief Executive Edward Hardy commented: “Massive congratulations to all winners and runners-up of this year’s Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition. This competition offers a tremendous opportunity for those registered with the Scheme to collaborate with local schools and community groups to provide colourful and creative works of art across hoardings. Construction site hoardings are the ‘shop window’ of the industry, and it is excellent to see, through this competition, so many hoardings being used to communicate really important messages across our communities.

“Thank you to all the Scheme-registered sites and companies for participating and making a real difference to the local communities impacted by construction activity. These efforts continue to help improve the image of construction, and we look forward to even more sites entering the competition in 2020 and beyond.”

All entries receive congratulatory medals, certificates and fun packs as well as trophy and banner. There is also a special Ivor Goodsite Hoarding Competition brochure displaying all of the entries. 

Find out more about the construction industry’s mascots Ivor and Honor Goodsite here.

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