Modern Slavery – Be Aware of Those Around You

 

Modern Slavery is a brutal form of organised crime in which people are treated as commodities and exploited for criminal gain. It is a very real and serious problem in the UK at the moment and one that everyone should be aware of. If you spot someone who you think might be at risk, then … Continued

Another Award!

 

One of our recent hard landscaping projects, Wilkins Terrace, UCL, designed by Levitt Bernstein Architects has just won a 2019 Civic Trust Award! This is a fantastic project to have been involved with and one where we undertook a complicated package of works that included the transformation of an existing service yard into a new … Continued

Winning Building – Academy House

 

Szerelmey were delighted to attend the inaugural AJ Specification Awards as guests of John Robertson Architects, and even more pleased when our building Academy House – the new Sports Direct HQ, won the Facades and Cladding category! The building, which is clad in blue faience units by Darwen Terracotta was described by one of the … Continued

Visit to Quiligotti Terrazzo Factory

 

A group from Szerelmey headed up to Manchester recently to visit the Quiligotti Terrazzo Tiles Ltd factory where they were given an informative tour and presentation by Steve Clark, John North, Roberts Potts and Calum Gray. Quiligotti is the only manufacturer of terrazzo in the UK and given that we undertake a significant number of … Continued

Raising Money for Charity

 

Szerelmey have been digging deep in the run up to Christmas and raising money for two different charities. We are huge supporters of the work Mates in Mind, the construction industry mental health charity, carries out. This year we had a luxury raffle with a number of prizes from Fortnum and Mason no less, which … Continued

Natural Stone Awards

 

We had a great day recently at the 2018 Natural Stone Awards, with two of our projects, the Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre and Wilkins Terrace, UCL, picking up awards. We were delighted to host two tables and entertain Alastair Crockett and Holly Galbraith from Niall McLaughlin Architects, on our Nazrin Shah table, and Matthew Goulcher, … Continued

Better Late than Never!

 

Back in November our Restoration team carried out some works at the Grade II listed church of St Johns Waterloo, which mostly involved waterproofing and restoring external paving. These are some of the first works in the church’s Reignite 2021 Restoration Project which will see the entire building renovated. To mark the launch of the … Continued

Ladies Night at Dirty Martinis

 

Last night we hosted a top night with top ladies! We had a great night at Dirty Martini, Monument last night when we held another Ladies in Construction event. A highly entertaining couple of hours learning how to make some delicious cocktails was preceded, accompanied and followed by serious cocktail drinking. The cocktail making was … Continued

Dinner or Breakfast!!

 

It was unbelievably dark when we arrived to set up for our November breakfast this week – it felt like we were attending a dinner party! As ever the Wolseley, adjacent to the Ritz, proved a fantastic venue for our regular breakfast event, which takes place in their private dining room. We host around 8-9 … Continued

Mental Health First Aiders

 

Szerelmey are committed to helping create a workplace where people feel able to talk and are doing this through affiliation with Mates in Mind and the British Safety Council. We have recently hosted a series of workshops with the British Safety Council to train our site managers and office-based managers as Mental Health First Aiders. … Continued