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08/08/2017 - Taylor Woodrow named as a Construction Enquirer Top 10 winner

We’re proud to confirm that Taylor Woodrow are a Top 10 winner in the 2017 Construction Enquirer Awards.
01/08/2017 - Filton Bank team deliver demolition works safely and on time

The Filton Bank Four Track team worked around the clock at the weekend to complete crucial demolition works.
26/07/2017 - Taylor Woodrow presents the Old Oak Common Elizabeth Line Depot

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12/07/2017 - Taylor Woodrow Awarded £18 Million Contract to Upgrade White Hart Lane Station

Transport for London (TfL) has announced Taylor Woodrow as the successful bidder to design and rebuild the station by spring 2019.
10/07/2017 - Crossrail West Stations wins GWR sustainability award

Their support for the Engineering Education Scheme won the ‘Working with the Community’ Award
03/07/2017 - Taylor Woodrow Shortlisted for Construction Enquirer Awards

Votes are now open for the 2017 Construction Enquirer Awards
03/07/2017 - Artwork unveiled at Tottenham Court Road

On Friday 30th June, Daniel Buren visited Tottenham Court Road Station to officially unveil a new piece of artwork.
29/06/2017 - Crossrail West Stations team connecting to nature

The theme for World Environment Day (WED) 2017 was ‘Connecting People to Nature’.
26/06/2017 - The Get it Right Initiative Launches at the ICE

We have been working with a number of companies to research the cost of avoidable error in the construction industry.
17/05/2017 - Mentoring students to success

Students from Notting Hill & Ealing High School won the ‘Contribution to the Business’ Award
10/05/2017 - Taylor Woodrow starts a gardening project with a local school

A group of students from Springhallow School recently came to our Haven Green site office to help plant vegetables
03/04/2017 - Taylor Woodrow joins BuildForce UK

BuildForce UK is an industry-led initiative to encourage military service leavers and veterans into careers in the UK construction sector.
14/03/2017 - Class of 2016 welcomed to Taylor Woodrow

March saw the Taylor Woodrow team welcome the class of 2016 in our first celebration dinner for new starters.
13/03/2017 - Crossrail West Stations team help preserve railway heritage

After two years of planning, the remaining spans of Southall’s iconic Merrick Road footbridge have been dismantled, preparing it for its new life at Didcot Railway Centre.
28/02/2017 - Friends and Family Day at Old Oak Common Depot

The Old Oak Common team recently took a rare opportunity to invite friends and family to the site to see the project.
24/02/2017 - Crossrail West Stations team take part in Careers Convention

The team were amongst 85 advisors from over 46 different professions acting as advisors for the students.
20/02/2017 - Engineering Education Scheme students visit BRE Innovation Park

As part of the Engineering Education Scheme (EES), six students from Notting Hill & Ealing High School (NHEHS) together with Taylor Woodrow ambassadors visited the Building Research Establishment (BRE) Innovation Park
10/02/2017 - New Depot Contract Award for Taylor Woodrow at Brantham near Manningtree

Taylor Woodrow has been appointed to design and build a brand new state-of-the-art depot which is integral to Greater Anglia’s commitment to transforming the railway in East Anglia.
19/01/2017 - Victoria's North Ticket Hall Opens to the Public

The Victoria Station Upgrade team reached a major milestone this week, when the new North ticket hall was opened to the public for the first time.
09/01/2017 - Taylor Woodrow and Network Rail Support Local School Through Engineering Education Scheme

The Crossrail West Stations (CWS) team has partnered with a local all-girls school to support students through the Engineering Education Scheme.
06/01/2017 - Taylor Woodrow Appoints Gary Mayo as Commercial Director

Taylor Woodrow has appointed Gary Mayo as Divisional Commercial Director, replacing Les Thorneycroft following his retirement.
23/12/2016 - BBMV Teams Fund New Climbing Frame for Local School

A new climbing frame for St Elizabeth Catholic Primary School in Bethnal Green has been jointly funded by teams from Crossrail’s C510 (Whitechapel and Liverpool Street Tunnels) and C512 (Whitechapel Main Station) projects.
20/12/2016 - VINCI Construction JV Awarded £39.1m Highways England Contract

VINCI Construction JV has been awarded the contract to construct a new junction on the M20 near Ashford in Kent.
04/12/2016 - Women in Taylor Woodrow Start Planning for 2017

The Women in Taylor Woodrow Steering Group have started planning for 2017.
24/11/2016 - Whitechapel - One in a Million!

The C512 Whitechapel team reached a significant milestone this November, when they achieved one million hours without a Lost Time Incident (LTI).
15/11/2016 - Double Green Apple Win for Taylor Woodrow

Last week saw The Green Organisation’s Awards for Environmental Best Practice take place at the House of Commons, where two Taylor Woodrow projects picked up Silver Awards
14/11/2016 - Record Breaking LEGO Bridge Launches ICE Learning Hub

The Institution of Civil Engineers has opened its doors to ”Bridge Engineering - a window into the world of civil engineering”, the first of a series of exhibitions to be held in their new Infrastructure Learning Hub at One Great George Street.
07/11/2016 - Women's Federation for World Peace Speech Contest

Alicia Grayeb, Environmental Assistant at Taylor Woodrow’s Filton Bank project, was recently a finalist in the Women’s Federation for World Peace Speech Contest for young women in the UK.
14/10/2016 - VSU host Honor Goodsite's first site visit!

The Victoria Station Upgrade team recently hosted the launch of Honor Goodsite, the UK construction industry’s female mascot created by the Considerate Constructors Scheme.
26/09/2016 - Old Oak Common Team Win National Rail Award

Last week saw Taylor Woodrow’s Old Oak Common team scoop the Sustainability Award at the National Rail Awards.
14/09/2016 - Fred Garner speaks at Best Practice in Rail Conference

Taylor Woodrow’s Fred Garner recently took centre stage at an event showcasing best practice from across the rail industry.
24/08/2016 - Whitechapel reach 2.5 million hours injury-free

Taylor Woodrow’s Whitechapel team recently reached a significant milestone, achieving 2.5m hours without a RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) injury.
02/08/2016 - Victoria Station Upgrade takes part in 'Insight into Management' programme

Four students from schools in Barking and Dagenham recently joined the Victoria Station Upgrade team on site for 5 days as part of the ‘Insight into Management’ programme.
01/08/2016 - Bexhill highly commended in ICE South East Awards

Members of our Bexhill to Hastings Link Road team recently attended the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South East England Engineering Excellence Awards.
28/07/2016 - Leadership Award for Taylor Woodrow Sponsored Student

Louise Lawson is one of Taylor Woodrow’s sponsored students, studying at Reading University.
25/07/2016 - Major milestone reached at Allerton Waste Recovery Park

Our Allerton team recently celebrated a major milestone when a 170T section of the park’s second boiler was installed.
21/07/2016 - Old Oak Common Team Help Build Prize Winning Garden

Taylor Woodrow’s Old Oak Common team have a well-established programme of community investment, and recently helped a local school build a prize-winning garden for the Hampton Court Flower Show.
13/07/2016 - ICE and Ground Engineering Awards Success

Three of our project teams recently recognised at industry awards.
04/07/2016 - National Women in Engineering Day #Success

Our teams stand down to talk about Fairness, Inclusion and Respect
20/06/2016 - Filton Bank Team Complete 3 Peaks Challenge

Our Filton Bank team recently completed the 3 Peaks Challenge raising £2,000 for charity
08/06/2016 - Victoria Station Upgrade Team Win ICE London Award

The Victoria Station Upgrade team has recently been announced as the winner of the Complex Infrastructure Award at the 2016 ICE London Civil Engineering Awards.
03/06/2016 - First Bridge Installed at our Crossrail West Project

The Ealing Broadway team has successfully installed Crossrail West’s first complete bridge.
17/05/2016 - Taylor Woodrow team mentor students to success

Students from Notting Hill & Ealing High School won the ‘Contribution to the Business’ Award
21/04/2016 - Howard Sayers wins 2016 Harding Prize

Congratulations to Howard Sayers, Sub Agent at the Victoria Station Upgrade, for winning the British Tunnelling Society’s 2016 Harding Prize.
29/03/2016 - Victoria Station Upgrade and Whitechapel projects shortlisted in the Ground Engineering Awards

Congratulations to the Victoria Station Upgrade (VSU) and Whitechapel teams for being shortlisted in the 2016 Ground Engineering Awards.
17/03/2016 - Tunnelling complete at the Victoria Station Upgrade

Congratulations to our Victoria Station Upgrade team on reaching one of the project’s major milestones recently.
15/02/2016 - Old Oak Common win the double at UK Rail Industry Awards

Congratulations to our Old Oak Common team for winning two awards at this year’s UK Rail Industry Award ceremony.
26/01/2016 - BBMV Successfully Hands Over Crossrail’s Whitechapel Temporary Station

BBMV, the Balfour Beatty, Morgan Sindall, VINCI Construction joint venture, which is delivering the Crossrail Whitechapel Main Station Works contract (C512) has handed over Whitechapel’s temporary ticket hall station to London Underground
22/12/2015 - Crossrail Respect Award Nomination

Mike Bradley, Project Manager at our Crossrail West project has been nominated for a Crossrail Respect Award.
22/12/2015 - Victoria Dock Portal Team helps the local community

Members of the Victoria Dock Portal team recently came together to complete a project to help a local library.
17/12/2015 - Taylor Woodrow Hochtief Joint Venture complete a complex highways project

The Bexhill to Hastings Link Road opened today and will bring an estimated £1 billion of economic benefits to the local area.
08/12/2015 - Two major milestones for the TCR team!

Congratulations to the Taylor Woodrow BAM Nuttall team at Tottenham Court Road for successfully achieving two major milestones for the project.
24/11/2015 - Awards success at Tottenham Court Road Station Upgrade

The Taylor Woodrow BAM Nuttall JV team picked up awards at both the Green Apple for the Environment and the London Healthy Workplace Charter awards ceremonies held last week.
17/11/2015 - Old Oak Common team shortlisted in UK Rail Industry Awards!

The awards celebrate excellence and innovation across the industry, and winners are due to be announced at a ceremony in February.
15/09/2015 - Major Victoria Station Breakthrough Unites 300 Metres of New Tunnels

A major milestone at Victoria Tube station has now been reached as part of its £700m upgrade, with a final tunnelling breakthrough
08/09/2015 - Award Winning Innovations

The VINCI Innovation Awards competition takes place every two years and is one of the ways in which we recognise and showcase the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit of our people, both as teams and individuals.
26/07/2015 - VINCI wins "smart" motorway contract

Highways England, the government-owned company responsible for managing the core road network in England, has awarded a contract to convert a section of the M5 southwest of Birmingham...
19/05/2015 - Inspiring Women, Building Britain

The annual Taylor Woodrow Inspiration Lecture was recently held at the Institution of Civil Engineers, a befitting venue for an occasion intended to raise the profile among young people of construction as a rewarding career path and profession.
02/04/2015 - Partners of Sustainability School

VINCI Construction UK (Taylor Woodrow, VINCI Facilities and Building) is proud to be a partner of the Supply Chain Sustainability School
01/04/2015 - Another industry award for women in Taylor Woodrow

Taylor Woodrow was well represented at the 2015 Women In Construction Awards on 26th March with eight shortlisted finalists in four categories
15/01/2015 - Tottenham Court Road ticket hall is open

The new entrance to Tottenham Court Road Station is open and has been described as looking “pretty slick” by Time Out magazine.
08/01/2015 - VINCI starts construction of an energy from waste unit in Yorkshire

The design-build contract covers the energy from waste unit and related buildings.
09/12/2014 - Nottingham Hub Receives National Railway Heritage Award

The Nottingham Hub station project has been recognised at the National Railway Heritage Awards by being presented with the "Crossrail Award for Urban Heritage".
09/12/2014 - Victoria Station Upgrade Scoops International Tunnelling Award!

The VSU team picked up “Tunnelling Project of the Year (up to $500M)” at the NCE International Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards last week.
01/12/2014 - Official opening for Nottingham Hub

Nottingham Hub train station has been completed by Taylor Woodrow.
25/11/2014 - Victoria Dock Portal project site supports local East London charity

The project team at Crossrail’s Victoria Dock Portal have raised £800 for London charity Richard House Children’s Hospice.
19/11/2014 - Winning streak continues for the project team at London Underground’s Victoria Station Upgrade

The project team at the Victoria Station Upgrade scooped a prize in two categories at the Green Apple Environmental Awards which took place at The Houses of Parliament recently.
17/11/2014 - Becky King named women’s engineering role model

A London-based senior engineer has been selected as an industry role model by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES).
04/11/2014 - Nottingham Tram team scooped outstanding achievement award

A team based in Nottingham have been honoured at the 2014 Light Rail Awards for their work on a major feat of civil engineering.
31/10/2014 - Bristol Filton Bank to receive £33m improvements to enhance rail capacity

Network Rail Infrastructure Limited has awarded Taylor Woodrow a £33m contract to increase the rail capacity from two tracks to four between Dr Day’s Junction to Filton Abbey Wood Station in Bristol.
30/10/2014 - Ivan Warnes appointed President’s Chief Representative in the Middle East.

Taylor Woodrow International’s commercial director is set to assume a major role on behalf of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES).
28/10/2014 - Teams brave the great outdoors for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Charity Challenge

Two teams have completed The Duke of Edinburgh’s Challenge; a unique outdoor adventure in aid of a fantastic cause.
24/10/2014 - Taylor Woodrow team set out to strengthen female talent

A group of almost thirty employees have launched an initiative designed to support women in the workplace.
23/10/2014 - UK’s largest jet grouting exercise takes place at London’s busiest underground station

Innovation and industry firsts are at the centre of the ongoing success at London Underground’s Victoria Station Upgrade (VSU) as the team redeveloping the station has performed the first, large-scale jet grouting tunnel construction in the UK.
20/10/2014 - Bradwell surveyor completes Royal Parks Race

A quantity surveyor based in Essex has completed the Royal Parks Half Marathon, raising over £600 for charity in the process.
15/10/2014 - Civil Engineers at London Underground’s Victoria Station tackle the Skyline Challenge

Members of the Victoria Station Upgrade (VSU) team have climbed Heron Tower, one of London's most iconic buildings, to raise money for the Construction Youth Trust.
14/10/2014 - Civil Engineers lend Hammersmith Community Gardens Association a helping hand

Civil Engineers from Taylor Woodrow working on the Old Oak Common Depot project have laid the final touches to an eco-house at Phoenix School Farm in Hammersmith.
13/10/2014 - Civil engineers provide career prospects for young unemployed Londoners

The Taylor Woodrow project team at Crossrail’s Victoria Dock Portal has partnered with community interest company, Kotuku Environmental Labourer Project (KELP), to give young unemployed Londoners a helping hand into employment.
09/10/2014 - Connaught Tunnel opens up

The project team at Connaught Tunnel have welcomed members of the public as part of the Open House initiative.
23/09/2014 - Duke of Edinburgh team set sail

This year’s Duke of Edinburgh team have set sail for the start of their Gold Award programme.
18/09/2014 - Joint Venture wins supply chain award

Taylor Woodrow BAM Nuttall has won a supply chain award for work at London’s Tottenham Court Road and Victoria stations.
21/08/2014 - World Environmental Day recognised at Taylor Woodrow

A large number of Taylor Woodrow site and office teams participated in activities that supported World Environment Day.
11/08/2014 - Victoria Station Upgrade team wins defect free award

The Victoria Station Upgrade team have won Taylor Woodrow’s Defect Free prize.
11/08/2014 - Tottenham Court Road achieves ROSPA’s gold standard

The Tottenham Court Road team have been given a RoSPA Gold Award for health and safety.
25/07/2014 - Civil Engineering Company rewarded for commitment to fairness

Taylor Woodrow, a division of VINCI Construction UK from Watford has been awarded the new ‘Be Fair’ Accreditation by the Construction Industry Training Board following a pilot scheme.
23/07/2014 - Gold rush for top-rated projects

Five Taylor Woodrow projects won top accolades at this year’s Considerate Constructors Scheme National Site Awards.
23/07/2014 - £142m contract won at major Crossrail Depot

Bombardier Transport UK Ltd has awarded Taylor Woodrow a £142m contract to design and construct an 8-rail track depot for the Crossrail train fleet at Old Oak Common, West London.
17/03/2014 - Andrew Ridley-Barker to address London Infrastructure Summit

VINCI Construction UK’s Managing Director, Andrew Ridley-Barker, is among a line-up of influential speakers scheduled to address an audience of experts at the 2014 London Infrastructure Summit.
27/01/2014 - St Austell project joins campaign to highlight civil engineering

An energy sector project in Cornwall has joined a campaign to promote civil engineering
22/10/2013 - Taylor Woodrow wins £98m West London Crossrail contract

Network Rail has awarded has awarded a £98m design and build contract to Taylor Woodrow for Crossrail preparation work in West London and Berkshire.
08/10/2013 - New App Launches to Inspire Next Generation of Engineers

Leading figures in engineering and politics recently joined up with students, apprentices and graduates for the launch of a new engineering mobile phone application.
22/05/2013 - Gold, Silver and Bronze bonanza at CCS awards

Twelve VINCI Construction UK projects have claimed top industry prizes at the Considerate Constructors Scheme’s (CCS) National Site Awards.
22/05/2013 - Two new company videos are now available to view online

First broadcast at the 2013 company road shows, they feature the people and projects that embody the vision and values of VINCI Construction UK.
21/05/2013 - Croxley rail link phase 1 awarded to Taylor Woodrow

Taylor Woodrow has been appointed for the design and planning stage of the Croxley Rail Link, a £118m scheme which will bring the London Underground to the centre of Watford.