Author: RG Team

RG team up with local school in Waterlooville

RG Group’s site in Waterlooville was named as runner up in the Considerate Constructor Scheme’s 'Ivor Goodsite' hoarding competition.  Sites were encouraged to involve local schools and community groups to decorate their hoardings at the launch in April. The Sainsbury’s project team invited pupils from Riverside...

Springwatch

As the RSPB nature advert says “if you build it they will come” and RG’s own little Springwatch seems to have proved that. We have had a couple of projects at Verwood and Alderley Edge where the RSPB have been encouraging all the site operatives...

Think before you flush!

As we are now (hopefully) entering the drier summer months it seems like the perfect time to think about water conservation. Are we doing all that we can to save water in our premises and on our projects?  As well as implementing traditional best practice...

What is Responsible Sourcing?

What is Responsible Sourcing? The construction industry is a major consumer of resources and has a large impact on the sustainability of the UK and the wider world. Responsible Sourcing of Construction Products provides a holistic approach to managing a product from the point at which...

Are we missing the quick wins under our noses?

We are always trying to find ways to minimise waste and divert it from landfill and quite rightly so but quite often there is another waste issue that is clearly evident when you venture out anywhere in the UK – LITTER! Keep Britain Tidy launched its...

Alzheimer’s Society Midnight Climb

On 21 June 2013, my wife and I ventured up to Glasgow station where we were met by 250 fellow climbers taking part in the ‘Ben Nevis at Midnight’ event. This event is arranged and organised by the Alzheimers Society, for whom we were raising...

John Lewis retain UK’s ‘best retailer’ title

John Lewis has proved that it is still the best at keeping customers happy as it retained its position as the nation's top retailer for customer satisfaction according to a survey by Verdict Research. In its latest customer satisfaction poll of more than 5,800 customers, Verdict...

Considerate Constructor Awards 2014

This year’s CCS awards saw RG being nominated for a record 16 awards. We won all 16, coming away with four silvers and 12 bronzes. This is a fantastic achievement and we would like to congratulate everyone involved, with a special mention to the Waitrose account...

National Embodied Carbon Week

w/c 7th April is National Embodied Carbon Week – the UK Green Building Council and WRAP are calling on the construction industry to highlight the importance of embodied carbon in the built environment. There is a whole week of events and RG Group will be...