CRASH News

Entries Now Open for Construction Marketing Awards 2017

Entries are now open for the 18th Construction Marketing Awards will be held at the Radisson Blu Portman Square in central London on Thursday 30th November 2017. The Construction Marketing Awards showcase the construction industry’s creativity, innovation and effectiveness in marketing. This year’s awards will be even bigger and better than before. How to enter… Read more »

Forterra ‘Take on Ben’ for CRASH Charity

A team of 12 – so far! – intrepid climbers from Patron company Forterra has decided to ‘take on Ben’ to raise money for CRASH. If this wasn’t generous enough, Forterra will match the total amount raised by their employees, so please give what you can. You can make a donation at http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/forterratakesonben Forterra is a… Read more »

Future Leaders Recognised at Reception

CRASH Charity honoured the unwavering generosity and loyalty of its Patron Companies at their Annual Reception & Above and Beyond Awards on Thursday 20th July. Hosted by Building, Barbour ABI and BD Online at UBM’s Head Office, the ceremony brought together an illustrious gallery of big names from the construction and property industry who have… Read more »

21st Construction News Awards Support CRASH

The winners of the 21st Construction News Awards were crowned on 13 July at the Grosvenor House Hotel, at a glamorous awards ceremony in front of leaders from across the industry. The Construction News Awards celebrated truly inspiring projects and initiatives and saw several companies scooping more than one award, including: Lanes, Wates Group, and… Read more »

Constructing Excellence Awards Raise £5,000 for CRASH

Guests at the Constructing Excellence London and South East Awards raised over £5,000 for their industry charity CRASH. Held at London’s Lancaster Hotel, the Awards focus attention on some of the most important issues in the construction sector. “I was delighted when our sponsors voted to support CRASH again this year” said Tina McGeachan who… Read more »

New Rough Sleeper Numbers on the Rise

The number of new rough sleepers on London’s streets is 15% higher than the same period January to March last year. The total number of people sleeping rough – which includes those living on the streets as well as intermittent rough sleepers – saw a 7% increase on the total figure for January to March… Read more »

Morgan ‘Masters’ of Construction Dragon Boat Challenge

Morgan (Sindall) Masters conquered the ‘waves’ to be crowned the Construction Industry’s Dragon Boat Champions 2017. The sellout challenge, which took place on Thursday 22nd June at West Reservoir, saw 40 crews from across the construction industry battle it out over a 200m race course. Each crew had three races with the fastest times going… Read more »

Cundall Become CRASH Sailing Cup Champions 2017

An intrepid crew of competitive Cundall sailors braved choppy waters in the Solent and became the CRASH Sailing Cup champions for 2017. Cundall beat mixed crews from construction industry titans including Taylor Wimpey, ACO, Bauder, 8Build and defending 2016 Champions RedSkyIT to win the coveted title. The prestigious sailing cup event began the evening before… Read more »

Project Case Study: Emmaus Lambeth

In 2015 CRASH helped provide Companions at Emmaus Lambeth with superb new kitchen facilities thanks to the generosity and great team work of 8build, Dulux Trade and Howdens. Emmaus Lambeth provides a home and meaningful work for up to 54 formerly homeless people, known as ‘companions’. All companions agree to sign off of Job Seekers… Read more »