On our way to Wembley!

RG are delighted to have broken ground on another Unite Students development in North West London. This is our 9th project for Unite Students, and the most high profile. The site is located in Wembley and is dominated by the redeveloped Wembley Stadium which stands at...

Getting stuck in (the mud) for nature

A group of volunteers from construction company RG Group, joined the RSPB for a team challenge at Sandwell Valley nature reserve. The volunteer team got stuck in, digging over mud at the edge of the pools to create feeding habitat for wading birds. They also rowed...

RG Group Northern Networking Event

The Northern team is expanding and introducing faces; new and old on the management team. We would like to invite you all to Leeds providing an opportunity to catch up with us for a bite to eat and a couple of drinks. The event will...

Prudential London Surrey 100

On Sunday 10 August 2014 RGs Richard Bailey took part in the Prudential London - Surrey 100 cycling event. The course began in the Olympic Park in Stratford and looped through Surrey and back into London finishing on the Mall. The route is effectively a...

Driving down emissions

Following a recent review RG Group have now finalised their new company car lists and the results are outstanding for both Employees and the Environment. We recognised the challenge that developing new car lists presented and identified the different needs that people have from a car....

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...