One of Scotland’s largest construction companies, City Building (Glasgow) LLP, is one of the latest companies to join Secured by Design (SBD), the national police crime prevention initiative.
City Building is a highly successful and evolving business which has a proven track record of strategic delivery within the commercial marketplace. City Building is comprised of two organisations, City Building (Glasgow) LLP which operates within a joint 50/50 ownership arrangement between Glasgow City Council and Wheatley Housing Group and City Building (Contracts) LLP which is a wholly owned Arms Length External Organisation of Glasgow City Council.
The company has recently celebrated a decade of success and innovation and as well as being recognised as one of the top 90 businesses in Scotland for employment and diversity and with a turnover circa £200 million, it is in the top 100 construction companies in the UK.
City Building were awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development 2018. The Queen’s Award for Enterprise constitutes the greatest honour to be bestowed on a business and in 2018 City Building were the only Scottish business to receive this award in the Sustainable Development category, recognising their excellent customer service as well as our ability to innovate and create.
City Building employ more than 2,200 people and support an estimated additional 2,000 people through their supply chain. The company is currently training 250 apprentices across all construction trades making them the largest employer of apprentices in Scotland.
As well as providing the largest construction craft apprenticeship programme in Scotland, City Building also operate Royal Strathclyde Blindcraft Industries (RSBi), one of the largest supported manufacturing businesses in Europe. RSBi employs over 250 people, more than 50% of whom have a disability.
You can find out more about City Building (Glasgow) LLP and their range of SBD recognised doors and windows here: https://www.securedbydesign.com/member-companies/sbd-members?view=companydetail&account=0011i00000R3uOCAAZ
Dr. Graham Paterson, Executive Director at City Building (Glasgow) LLP said “Our values as a business ensure we strive to deliver quality products and services to all our customers, taking their experience from excellence to outstanding. Our manufacturing division grows in strength and having our products endorsed by Secured by Design adds to that quality.”
SBD National Lead Kenny McHugh said: “It is fantastic to have City Building (Glasgow) join Secured by Design. They are a highly successful business with a proven track record and are recognised as one of the top 90 businesses in Scotland for employment and diversity. The company deliver a wide range of high quality construction and manufacturing operations, including design and build construction projects, new house building and major refurbishment projects across both the public and private sectors. I am looking forward to working with them over the coming years”.
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