Here at Burngreave Building Company Ltd we believe that an investment in the local community is incredibly valuable and that is why we offer job opportunities to local people, local apprenticeships and work with local clients.

Burngreave Aid for the Syrian Refugees in Greece

Following our recent mission to the refugee camps in Calais Burngreave Building Company are again stepping up to help the refugees, this time a little further afield in Greece. Two of our employees Ismaeel Mohammed and Wakas Najib set off in one of our vans on Thursday 25th August 2016. Our van contains many food parcels which will be distributed among the refugees who we all know had to leave behind everything they owned when they were forced to flee their war torn homeland.

Burngreave Sponsor Cash for Kids

In conjunction with Hallam FM & South Yorkshire Housing Association we are helping to raise funds for Cash for Kids. Cash for Kids responds to the needs of children in our communities so they can live life to the full and realise their individual potential. Based across 21 areas in the UK  who support children aged from birth to 18 who are disabled, disadvantaged or suffering from abuse or neglect. The residents of Auckley Housing Estate in Doncaster stand to gain a street party for 200 kids if they are chosen as the winner in the Cash for Kids Happy Street Fundraiser. We were pleased to donate £300 in this amazing cause as Andy Boulton of South Yorkshire Housing Association agreed to have his head shaved by Val Harrison to help raise funds and to date have collected over £1000

Burngreave Building Land New Contract

Park Centre Library Sheffield Burngreave Building Company has just secured the tender for the major Internal and External refurbishment of this iconic building near the heart of the city. The works comprise of the renewal of all pitched roofing, roof timber structure repairs, renew selected flat roof coverings, renew roof insulation, asbestos removal from roof space, rebuilding of masonry gable walls in salvaged brick and stone, renewal of cast iron gutters and rainwater down pipes and re pointing of a large industrial size chimney. Internal refurbishment will include re-plastering water damaged walls and ceilings, repair to and renewal of suspended ceilings, general redecoration and renewal of floor coverings, repairs to and partial renewal of electrical, mechanical, alarm and security installation systems and full electrical and mechanical condition survey All works are going to be undertaken whilst the building is fully occupied with minimal disruption to the day to day activities of the staff and public         The project is due for completion in the early months of 2016  

Opening of New Customer Help Desk

OFFICIAL OPENING OF CUSTOMER HELP DESK Our continued success in obtaining Long term contracts with, South Yorkshire Housing Association a 7 year planned and reactive partnering contact / Yorkshire Housing Association a 5 year void and maintenance framework agreement / Arches Housing Ltd out of hours emergency repair contract, and along with other local and regional clients,  has enabled our company to invest in the future of the company as a customer centric buildings & maintenance service provider. Commitment to this strategic vision alongside our prudent growth strategy, in what has been a difficult economic environment for many businesses, has enabled us to invest in a ‘best-in-class’ customer help desk right here in Sheffield, that is specifically designed to cater for our planned and reactive maintenance works. Employing close to a 100 staff, ranging from site engineers, works planners, contract mangers and estimators, enables us to cover the whole range of disciplines required to meet the needs of our clients. Our commitment to a highly skilled workforce remains pivotal to our growth strategy by way of investing in training and apprenticeship programmes to ensure we remain ahead of the competition. As a corporately responsible employer, our modest and stable growth strategy continues to deliver [...]

Case Study: Jacob Watts, Apprentice Carpenter and Joiner

Jacob Watts started an apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery. Based at the Learning World Academy in Sheffield, Jacob also undertook a work placement with Burngreave Building Company. “I’ve always enjoyed manual work. At school I did really well in woodwork, so this seemed like the right step for me to take.” says Jacob. “I applied for the apprenticeship scheme in Carpentry and Joinery through my local Connexions Career Centre who were really helpful in telling me everything I needed to know and how to go about it.” “At first I was able to do a six week trial where I started to practice basic skills such as sawing and planing wood. The trial gave me a true taste of working in the industry and what I potentially had to learn. I liked it so much that I decided I wanted to continue, and was offered a place on the apprenticeship scheme.” “After the trial run I soon moved on to more in-depth training at the Academy and started to do jobs such as hanging doors and working on roofs. It’s scary at first but with the support of everyone on site I became more confident in what I was doing.” [...]

Supporting the MacMillan Cancer Coffee Morning

MacMillan Cancer Coffee Morning Burngreave Building Company are proud to be associated with the  MacMillan Cancer Coffee Morning Part of this venture was volunteers from the Macmillan Cancer Support team to sit in the bath of coffee beans for a day. This venture is part of a nationwide drive to raise awareness and much needed funds for the MacMillan Cancer Trust. The coffee morning alone raised in excess of  £10 million. Whatever monies raised, you will be helping to improve the lives of people affected by cancer across the UK.

Sponsorship of Local Football Team

The Earl Marshal U14’s who play their home games at the Parkwood Springs playing fields were presented with their new yellow and blue kits by Sheffield’s Lord Mayor, Councillor Alan Law. A generous donation from Burngreave Building Company paid for the kits and the firm even chucked in an extra £500 to pay for pitch hire and footballs.