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...

2012 Update

The latter part of 2012 saw the usual flurry of pre Christmas project completions. New build schemes were thick on the ground and we saw seven successful openings across the country, with many project teams incorporating new technologies as well as sustainable and value enhancing initiatives....

Carbon Offset Benefits Bishop of Rochester Academy

RG Group offset its entire operational carbon emissions for 2011 recently by planting over 800 tress in the grounds of the Bishop of Rochester Academy in Kent. Working with Carbon Footprint and Tree Appeal, staff from RG Group were joined by pupils and staff from the...

Constructing the Future

Three members of RG Group staff took to the classroom in December to speak to students about careers in construction. Steve Bennett, Chris Twyman and Dave Edwards, all currently studying one day a week at Mid Kent College, visited the Thamesview School in Gravesend as part...

ISO9001 Accreditation

RG Group’s rigorous Quality Management System has recently achieved ISO9001 accreditation audited by BSI Group.  Achieving the sought after ISO9001 demonstrates RG Group’s dedication to providing an exemplary service for its clients and its motivation to be a market leader. 2013 has so far not only...

RG ‘Green Fingers’

RG Group provided some helping hands and green fingers recently to Coram’s Fields playground and park, and created a wildlife garden on patch of unused land. The team were only too pleased to help the park, located in the heart of London, and spent two days...

FSC® Accreditation

RG Group is very pleased to announce that as of 8th June, it has been awarded FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council) Chain of Custody Certification. This means RG are now able to pass onto its clients wood and wood products with a full FSC unbroken chain...