A responsible business
As a business, we believe we have a responsibility to give something back to the communities and areas where we operate. And, as an employer, we encourage our people to play their part – not just to help others but for what it does for them in return. We’ve seen how charity and community work has helped our employees with their personal development and self-awareness.
Our charitable principles
There are so many wonderful and worthy charities and causes out there but it’s impossible to help them all. That’s why, when we’re able to help, we’re guided by three principles.
We support causes linked to our business
Our charitable giving is focused on causes linked to our business, the communities we work in, our business partners and our employees.
It's not just about money
We encourage our teams to volunteer their services in support of worthy causes from the communities that we operate in.
We support our partners
We support local communities and partners that are strongly associated with our priorities, as well as national charities and major events.
Collaboration with CRASH
One of the charities we are proud to support is CRASH, a unique, practical charity that assists homelessness and hospice charities with construction related projects. We’re proud to be able to support this great work and sponsor the Wildgoose Chase, a cross-industry annual fund-raising event developed by our graduate management trainees.
As with CRASH, we generally focus on smaller national charities or regional/local charities where we can make a more significant difference and where our employees can be actively involved, rather than solely be a funding partner. We prioritise:
Looking for support?
If your charity or local community group meets our criteria, please apply via our sponsorship request form.
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We engage with local communities at every site, from planning and throughout construction, including through meetings, exhibitions, workshops, newsletters, information boards, social media and our website.
We engage with local authorities and parish councils and councillors and participate in the development of strategic frameworks, Local Plans and Neighbourhood Plans.
Why choose us
Charity and local support
- Projects which promote aspiration and education in disadvantaged areas.
- Intervening and improving homeless situations for seriously economically disadvantaged groups in the UK.
- Local projects that have a direct link with our regional businesses and developments.