Highmanor Construction Ltd is pleased to announce it has successfully gained Constructionline supplier accreditation, which proves its commitment to the highest standard of operations, both for commercial and domestic clients.
Constructionline is owned and endorsed by the Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform and is the UK register of pre-qualified construction and construction-related suppliers.
Members of Constructionline, suppliers and buyers alike, can bypass the many problems associated in every construction tender, such as lengthy questionnaires asking for pre-qualification data, and thus make savings through a more efficient procurement process.
The assessment was based upon various aspects of our company such as Health & Safety, financial position, training, insurance levels, quality accreditation as well as a selection of references from our customers.
Highmanor Construction Ltd directors are delighted with achieving this accreditation. It is significant for us to show that we can achieve the standards set by respected bodies such as Constructionline.
It proves we are committed to growing our customer base in the Government, Public and Construction Sector and demonstrates our dedication to providing the highest standards to all of our clients.
SAFEcontractor is an accreditation scheme that assesses the Health & Safety competency of contractors and service providers. Clients have a legal obligation to ensure that external contractors and service providers working on their premises operate in a safe way.
There is therefore a need to assess contractors Health & Safety arrangements and increasingly this is being carried out through SAFEcontractor. Highmanor Construction Ltd comply with all the requirements set down by SAFEcontractor and offer all our clients the peace of mind that comes with this association.
Highmanor Construction Ltd realises the importance of having a highly skilled workforce across all disciplines and is constantly evaluating and developing new training for our already highly trained workforce, being a CITB registered company gives us access to all the skilled training and advice that we may need.
By implementing these training elements into our core business, Highmanor Construction Ltd can maintain its high standards and the services that it can offer to all its clients, enabling us to carry out highly technical works on projects that satisfy both the rigorous demands of the client and project constraints, delivering projects on time and within budget. Highmanor Construction Ltd will maintain a policy of continuous improvements in ongoing training development.
CSCS Construction Skills Certification Scheme
CPCS Construction Plant Competence Scheme
East Midlands Property Alliance (EMPA)
East Midlands Property Alliance (EMPA) has been formed by Local Authorities in the East Midlands to improve the delivery of property services to the local communities and Highmanor Construction Ltd has been vetted and passed as service providers by the EMPA framework.
Highmanor Construction Ltd employees have been fully trained and meet the requirements of the New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) which are made up of a number of units covering the work activities involved in Street works. Whether operatives are setting up traffic management or excavating and reinstating the highway, an appropriate training certificate is required to complete such works.
The main purpose of the New Roads & Street Works Act is to standardise all highways work to ensure the highways authorities, utilities companies and service providers co-ordinate their work activities. This will lead to increased Road Safety, reducing disruption and minimising congestion to the general public and road users.
Disclosure and Barring Service
All Highmanor Construction Ltd employees are required to undertake an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, to verify their suitability to complete the tasks required of them in what are considered sensitive work environments.
Special needs schools, main stream schools and children’s homes often commission projects where Highmanor Construction Ltd undertake works. We as a company are committed to creating and maintaining a safe and positive environment for the young and vulnerable people in our communities.
Buy With Confidence - Trading Standards Approved
The Buy With Confidence Scheme brings together a list of businesses from all over Nottinghamshire which have been individually checked for trustworthiness and compliance with consumer protection laws. Officers from Trading Standards visited Highmanor Construction Ltd to vet our business activities and only when we passed their stringent checks were we accepted into the scheme and allowed to display the Trading Standards Approved logo.
Environment Agency Registration
Highmanor Construction Ltd is registered with the Environment Agency under the controlled waste (Registration of carriers and seizure of vehicles) regulations 1991. We are registered to carry controlled waste on our vehicles to landfill sites or waste transfer stations.
Highmanor Construction Ltd is committed to reducing the amount of waste materials disposed of in this manner. We have an active policy of recycling materials whenever possible and the procurement of self-sustaining, site consumable materials where possible. Combining this with the stream lining of our activities on-site enables us to reduce our footprint and the impact that we may have on our environment.
Industry recognised approach to Health and Safety Certification
In line with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, Clients and Principal Contractors are required to ensure that anyone appointed or engaged to work on any construction project, has the skills, knowledge, experience and, where relevant, the organisational capability to do so.
Being a member of SMAS proves that Highmanor Construction Ltd is committed to maintaining it’s high standards with regards to Health & Safety.
Holding a valid SSIP Member Scheme certificate means that we as a contractor have demonstrated our commitment to good Health and Safety practice & principles by meeting the SSIP ‘core criteria’. A key aim of the SSIP Forum is that our SMAS Health & Safety certificate will be recognised by the other SSIP members, existing and potential clients that we as a company are serious about Health & Safety.
City & Guilds Construction Training Qualifications
City & Guilds is the UK’s leading provider of construction training and vocational qualifications, City & Guilds is recognised by employers worldwide for providing qualifications to company employees as proof of the skills that operatives need to get the job done, and to demonstrate the operatives understanding of key issues affecting safe working practices on UK construction sites.
It is essential that we at Highmanor Construction maintain our programme of training achievements in City & Guilds, which not only provides our learners with the underpinning knowledge and skills needed, but also to make them aware of the possible consequences of our actions on local communities and the environment.