Working closely with City of Wolverhampton Council to develop a scheme that will become a sought after residential destination. The mix of house types has been selected to help create a diverse community and provide a wide range of accommodation options that appeal to a wide demographic.
The site was subject to a number of industrial uses historically, including mining and mining related industries.
By working closely with partners City of Wolverhampton Council and taking advantage of extensive investment coming to this area , including improved education, commercial, transport and recreational provision, that will attract a new demographic including young professionals looking to establish roots in the region this development offers a mix of 78 two, three and four bedroom contemporary homes that are a hallmark of the Kier Living style.
A planned new stop on the Midland Metro will also enhance connectivity further, with convenient and rapid connections to both Wolverhampton and Birmingham.
Given its quality, location and wide choice of home options this scheme is set become a sought after residential destination within the city.
Working with the council, Wolverhampton College and JobCentre Plus, Kier supported 14 local trainees through a 16 week training programme,‘Into Construction’. This provided skills and training in the industry leading to them attaining CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) cards.
Bilston Urban Village is a key site for Kier’s wider recruitment and training programme. We are currently running a pilot programme for our newly created Site Manager’s Academy, designed to provide candidates with the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfil key roles on site, blending classroom learning and onsite training. The bespoke training programme has been developed in partnership with CITB and Amber Mae Training to be an alternative to conventional routes and providing candidates with support and mentoring from our senior site manager team.
" It is very satisfying to see the first new homes close to completion on this site, and to already have achieved sales shows how high the demand for good quality housing is. This is great news for Bilston and the City of Wolverhampton. "Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member City Housing and Assets
Re-waterproofing and resurfacing the Gravelly Hill Interchange, the main link between the Spaghetti Junction on the M6 and the centre of Birmingham, developing a customer led delivery model, challenging the norm and changing working practices to meet customer needs.
Redeveloping a brownfield site to construct a new carbon neutral shopping park, creating the world’s first multi-let retail asset to achieve a BREEAM Outstanding rating.
Procured through the Scape National Minor Works Framework, this scheme involved the construction of a new primary school provision at the existing Stowlawn Primary School in Bilston, Wolverhampton. Unique to this project was the building’s existing Passivhaus principals and bespoke brickwork façade.
Kier successfully delivered a programme of 23 projects across two strategic Trusts estates which included MRI, Renal, Pathology, Laminar flow Theatre, Theatre Recovery, Paediatric assessment, A & E, Wards A,B,C & D, Chemotherapy, Catering, Fire Protection Works & Orthodontics.
Procured through the Scape National Minor Works Framework, this extension and remodelling project has increased the School’s capacity whilst improving their Ofsted rating from ‘Good’ to ‘Outstanding’.
Completing the penultimate phase of the £65m waterfront development, taking it through the planning process, regenerating over 17 acres in Walsall including The Light Cinema and popular national restaurant chains, making the most of a canalised location and engaging with the local community.
The UK – and Coventry as a city - is well-established as a leader in automotive, aerospace, rail and marine design. Coventry University’s National Transport Design Centre (NTDC) aims to boost design innovation in the transport sector and bridge the current shortfall in creative skills.
Developing a collection of 2, 3 and 4-bedroom homes, creating a mixed tenure development that will bring 58 homes to the open market along with 20 new affordable homes and supporting a group of local trainees.
Kier Living was responsible for creating the revolutionary and award-winning mixed tenure, sustainable and affordable new community in Birmingham. The project delivered a range of house types to appeal to the broadest demographic possible with the aim of giving residents an extra 10% living space.
Revolutionary in its design, the first Degree Apprenticeship Centre on the Warwick University Campus marks a new stage in the University’s teaching programme. The new three-storey 2,400m² innovative development centre provides a bridge from education to industry.
Extending Müller’s Private Label plant in Donnington, Telford, to enable the factory to more than double production of some of the nation’s favourite yoghurts from approximately 200 million to 500 million pots a year.
Extending Protolabs’ European Headquarters in Telford by 50,000 sq ft to house an additional 50 CNC machines and 20 injection moulding presses, meeting an increased demand across the automotive, aerospace, medical, electronic and heavy industry sectors.
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust appointed Kier through the P22 Framework to deliver a brand-new centre to Heartlands Hospital. The exciting project will bring world-class facilities and house a wide range of health services, caring for circa half-a-million patients each year.
56% of material was recycled when Kier resurfaced 5.5km of the A46 Warwick bypass dual carriageway. Leading the project on behalf of client National Highways, Kier worked with specialist supply chain partner Aggregate Industries and reduced the project’s carbon footprint by 23%.
As well as their day-to-day duties and their work as wellbeing ambassadors and qualified Mental Health First Aiders, the wellbeing team for the Birmingham Interim Services contract - Ann Harris, Tracy Smith, Dimple Patel - have worked with Birmingham Mind on a programme of innovative weekly online wellbeing sessions, known as Wellbeing Online Wednesdays.