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Simons host hoarding competition at Oakridge Park

Currently working on the new retail development at Oakridge Park, construction company Simons Group have invited children from two local schools to Oakridge Park, to paint the hoardings surrounding their works for Newcrest in Milton Keynes. Children from Stanton School joined the project team ...read more

Simons Group launch volunteering programme for employees

Simons Group are proud to launch a new Volunteering and Community Engagement Programme, enabling every Simons employee to apply for up to 6 paid volunteering days each year (pro rata for part time employees). In a bid to critically measure social value across the company's activity and to further ...read more

Simons Group's 2014/15 Corporate Responsibility Report

Simons Group are proud to issue the annual corporate responsibility report, featuring targets and highlights measurable against the company's values. As with previous years; to avoid unnecessary printing, the full report is only available online, at www.simonsgroup.com/cr . Highlights ...read more

Double award win for Simons Construction at National CCS Awards

Simons Group received two Silver National Site awards at this year's Considerate Constructor Scheme (CCS) Awards. Hosted at nationwide events, these site awards account for the top 7% of all CCS registered sites across the UK.The company's project teams for Waitrose in Malmesbury and for Capital ...read more

Simons Group host easter competition with St John's Primary School in Horsham

Simons Construction have completed a hoarding competition with St John's Primary School in Horsham. In January, members of the contractor‘s project team behind the new Waitrose and John Lewis stores visited St John‘s Primary School to talk to the children about the project and ...read more

The Waitrose Malmesbury "Promise Project"

How do you introduce a modern foodstore into a historic town like Malmesbury? We asked local photographer Rupert Barker to help us document this journey. This hopes to capture our initial aims and to illustrate their successful delivery. Follow the link to see the brochure ...read more

Simons Developments secure planning permission for Queen's Drive, Liverpool

Liverpool City Councils Planning Committee have resolved to grant planning permission for a transformative scheme that will provide the Merseyside Society for Deaf People (MSDP) with new, fit-for-purpose headquarters. The planning application was submitted by Simons Group. The scheme ...read more

The Good, The Bad and the CSR

In light of our recent corporate responsibility report, our Head of Environment Rosi Fieldson has focused her latest blog on transparency within CSR reporting. What do you think? Does transparency help? Do you believe in corporate responsibility? Are there better ways to measure? What should we be ...read more

Simons Group complete work on Waitrose store in Malmesbury

Simons Group are proud to have completed work on the new Waitrose in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, which opens to the public on Thursday 7th August. Simons have been engaged for over 3 years, working collaboratively with the retailer. This started with Simons Developments, who saw the scheme through the ...read more

Simons Groups 2013-14 Corporate Responsibility Report

We are incredibly proud to issue the annual corporate responsibility report, featuring targets and highlights measurable against the company's values. Highlights include: 30% female workforce (against national average of 11% in construction) An accident Incident Rate (AIR) score of 357, against a ...read more

Simons Group host sustainable construction competition with Harrogate Primary School

Simons Group have been working on a design competition with Oatlands InfantSchool in Harrogate and have celebrated with the winners this week. Duringthe construction of the new 10,000 sq ft M&S store in Harrogate, members ofthe project team approached the local school with the intent of a ...read more

Simons Group provide site tour and design challenges to local Girl Guides

Simons Group's project team working on the construction of NorthLincolnshire Shopping Park played host to the 1st Morton Girl Guides onsite this week.The girls were given a tour of the park and were given great insight intothe various stores‘ features, including practicalities within the ...read more

Simons Group acknowledged for 5 years as CCS Associate

Simons Group have been acknowledged by the Considerate Constructors Schemefor being an associate for 5 years.Phil Kennedy, Group Construction Director for Simons said, "Being anassociate of the Considerate Constructors Scheme is a role that we takeseriously, consistently striving to improve the ...read more

Simons working with local photographer on Malmesbury project

Simons are furthering community ties in Malmesbury by working with local photographer Rupert Barker to assist with documenting the project's progress, along with a portrait project that will be developed on throughout the year. The portrait project will look at the store's delivery and some of ...read more

North Lincolnshire Shopping Park - On Site & In Progress

After years of teamwork and persistence, we are now on site and have begun construction works on the North Lincolnshire Shopping Park in Scunthorpe. If you would like any information on the project at all, be it the basic outlines of the project, the latest information from the site team, social ...read more

Morrisons Bargoed: Now Open

Members of Caerphilly County Borough Council, Bargoed Town Council, Morrisons, funding partners Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP, architects Holder Mathias and key members of the supply chain were invited to a celebratory event, marking our completion of over 5 years of work on the ...read more

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