CRASH News

CRASH Fundraising Champions Announced

CRASH is excited to announce the launch of its new CRASH Fundraising Champion Scheme; an initiative that recognises the incredible fundraising efforts of our most loyal supporting companies from the construction industry. As the construction industry’s charity, CRASH relies in the generosity of the companies to be able to create places that care for people…. Read more »

CRASH chosen as the benefiting charity at the Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards

CRASH is delighted to be the chosen benefiting charity at the Constructing Excellence SECBE Gala Dinner Award Ceremony taking place on Thursday 28th June 2018 at the Royal Lancaster in London. The Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards are unique in their recognition of outstanding built environment companies and projects that have delivered improvements in all-round performance… Read more »

BMJ Industry Awards raises over £1K for CRASH and Mind

CRASH was delighted to be chosen as one of two benefiting charities for the Builders Merchants Journal (BMJ) Industry Awards which took place on Friday 18 May at The Brewery, London. Builders Merchants Journal editor-in-chief Fiona Russell-Horne opened the ceremony saying: “We launched the BMJ Industry Awards to laud, celebrate and applaud the achievements, dedication… Read more »

CRASH chosen as the benefiting charity at CAB 24th Annual Dinner

CRASH is delighted to be the chosen benefiting charity at the Council for Aluminium in Building (CAB) 24th Annual General Meeting and Dinner taking place on the 28th June 2018 at Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel, Warwickshire. Last year’s event attracted record numbers, with over 270 guests for the dinner. The dinner follows on from… Read more »

Joe Cartwright joins CRASH as new Senior Projects Coordinator

CRASH is delighted to announce that Joe Cartwright has joined the team as the Senior Projects Coordinator. Joe is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and brings with him a wealth of experience having worked in the construction industry for over 30 years on a range of building projects across the world. In this new role at… Read more »

Arcadis climb the equivalent of Mount Everest raising over £400 for CRASH

The Rail South Social Committee team at Arcadis have climbed the equivalent of Mount Everest, 12 flights of stairs in their office 217 times collectively, raising over £400 for CRASH. Laurence Claxton, Engineer at Arcadis said: ‘‘It was tough going and we managed to achieve our goal in around two hours, with one participant completing… Read more »

Racers rack up £4,000 for charity at Rydon karting fundraiser

Nearly 100 people took part in Rydon’s annual charity karting event held at the Buckmore Park race circuit in Kent, raising £4,000 for construction industry charity CRASH. The three-hour endurance race saw 22 teams of up to five racers bid for grid position and manage pit stops as well as driver changes to have a… Read more »

Child Graddon Lewis raises almost £4,000 for CRASH

We are delighted that Child Graddon Lewis raised almost £4,000 for CRASH through their major 310 mile cycle ride from Marseille to Girona. The challenge saw a team of 10 CGL-ers set off from Marseille on Saturday 5th May, cycling West through strong head winds via Vigueirat Marshes Nature Reserves and reaching La Grande Motte… Read more »

CRASH helps transform a homelessness day centre in Cambridge

CRASH is delighted that the building works at Wintercomfort for the homeless are now complete thanks to the dedication, perseverance and hard-work of CRASH Patrons BAM Construct UK and Imtech and a number of CRASH supporters. Wintercomfort for the homeless is a busy day centre in Cambridge that supports men and women who are homeless by… Read more »

CRASH helps St Catherines Hospice

CRASH is thrilled to announce that the new car park at St Catherine’s Hospice is complete thanks to CRASH Patrons, led by Arcadis and Hanson. Over the course of the last year, St Catherine’s Hospice cared for around 2,000 adults living with terminal illness in Sussex and Surrey as well as their families and carers…. Read more »