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Tickets on sale for our Christmas Concert!

Save the date!

Our Christmas Concert will be kicking off the festive season again on Thursday 8th December. Tickets are now on sale, and do sell out quickly for this much-loved event, so make sure you grab a ticket whilst you can.

You can look forward to a champagne reception, three-course supper and festive entertainment from a choir - soon to be announced! As ever we will have a number of enjoyable fundraising activities to help raise money for the Trust.

When: Thursday 8th December from 6:30pm

Where: Carpenters' Hall, Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2JJ...

Andy Wates, Peter Murray and Sadie Morgan to cycle from London to Birmingham

On the 17 October, Peter Murray, accompanied by Wates’ Group’s Director Andy Wates and dRMM Architects’ Director; and HS2 Design Panel Chair Sadie Morgan; will be cycling 125.7 miles from London to Birmingham to fundraise for Construction Youth Trust.

To donate please visit Peter and Andy's Just Giving Page .

You may have seen the youngest female crane operator in the UK gracing the pages of The Sun newspaper a few weeks ago. This inspiring article was part of a wider campaign to promote diversity and encourage young people to pursue a career in the...

#notjustforboys break out session goes down a storm at the Construction Industry Summit

Sophie Walker joins expert panel to discuss new Smith Institute ‘#notjustforboys: Women in Construction’ report at Construction Industry Summit

We have had a fantastic couple of days at the Construction Industry Summit this week, where the Trust has been Education Partner.

The highlight of day two was our #notjustforboys breakout session which saw a packed room enjoying a lively and passionate panel discussion, which included Sophie Walker, leader of Women’s Equality Party; Terrie Alafat from CIOH; Phil Wang; Anne McNamara from Shine & Victoria Brambini...

#notjustforboys by the only Wang on the panel

The following guest blog post has been written by Phil Wang - comedian, engineer and one of our amazing panelists from the upcoming #notjustforboys breakout session at the Construction Industry Summit .

I studied Engineering at Cambridge University for four years, and the top mark in our first year was won by a girl. I stopped paying attention to the league table after that (because I discovered comedy – which involved a lot more self-gratification, and a lot less trigonometry), but I think she may even have claimed the title two or three more times.

Throughout my school...

Joining Women who build Britain / Ymuno â Menywod sy’n Adeiladu Prydain

Scroll down to read in Welsh.

Our Executive Director, Christine Townley joined leading women in construction on a panel this week to discuss the impact a possible Brexit would have on the industry.

Women Who Build Britain, organised by Shine Bid Services, hosted the debate at Bloomsbury House, Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A on 9th June; chaired by Sophie Walker with all ticket sales proceeds going to the Women's Equality Party.

Speakers at the event included: • Sophie Walker, Leader, Women’s Equality Party • Victoria Brambini, Interim Managing...

Final call for construction's Young Achievers

The application deadline is fast approaching for Construction Youth Trust’s 5th annual awards scheme The Duke of Gloucester's Young Achievers Scheme 2016.

The Duke of Gloucester's Young Achievers scheme is a great opportunity for exceptional young professionals under 30 working in construction and the built environment to be commended and celebrated for their achievements.

There are five categories to enter:

Construction Delivery Design, Planning and Architecture Engineering Project Management Surveying

One of the category winners is chosen as Overall Winner...

skyline challenge

Skyline Challenge 2015

Yesterday teams from across the construction industry raced up 37 floors of the Heron Tower to help young people to reach new heights.

The Heron Tower stands at 755ft tall, the tallest building in the City of London, and proved to be a real challenge even for even the most experienced climbers! The beautiful weather provided perfect conditions for a breathtaking panoramic view over London, and the after-event celebrations with cocktails from Kampai Cocktails certainly went down well.

You can see all the photos from the event here -

Huge thanks and congratulations to...

Tickets on sale for our Christmas Concert

Our Christmas Concert will be kicking off the festive season again on Thursday 3rd December. Tickets sell out quickly to this much loved black tie event so book your place while you can.

There will be a champagne reception, a three-course supper and, new for this year, gospel music from the Reapers Choir. You can get a sneak preview of what they sound like here.

When: Thursday 3rd December from 6:30pm

Where: Carpenters' Hall, Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2JJ

Tickets are £115 or £1100 for a table of 10.

To book your tickets...

Skyline Challenge

Spaces still available for Skyline Challenge!

On 27th September the Heron Tower, one London's most iconic buildings, will host Skyline Challenge!

Construction Youth Trust challenges you to climb the Heron Tower, one of London’s most iconic buildings, on 27th September to raise money to help young people build brighter futures.

The Heron Tower stands at 755ft tall, the tallest building in the City of London, and will provide a real challenge even for the most experienced climbers! Now in its second year, the Skyline Challenge London raises funds to help vulnerable young people into employment and training in...

Tour De Bellway

Bellway staff across the UK raise £16,000!

On your marks! Get set...This Friday sees teams a cross the UK fundraising for the Trust the Bell-way!

On the 3rd of July 1987 a historic journey took place which saw 2 men become the first hot air balloon travellers to cross the Atlantic. 28 years to the day later, Bellway Homes employees are attempting a historic journey of their own, inspired by last year’s Tour de Yorkshire.

Enthusiastic employees will cycle on static bikes with the ultimate goal of travelling 900 miles, the distance of a journey visiting every divisional Bellway office starting in Scotland and...

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