AJC Group has received a rare ‘Excellent’ rating from the Considerate Constructors Scheme for works being carried out at its Violet Cross development of 21 affordable new homes for housing association Abri in Hazelbury Bryan.
Building quality new homes, transforming lives and landscapes, the AJC Group team received a score of 14/15 in all three categories; respect the community, care for the environment and value their workforce, resulting in a total of 42/45 Excellent rating overall.
Site Manager Bart Kulka and Assistant Site Manager Simon Marshall worked very hard to achieve the results. Bart said: “I would like to thank the team for the score as it’s truly a joint effort, everyone contributed and I’m proud of being a part of AJC Group, improving the standards and quality of affordable housing in the region.”
This is the second successive overall ‘Excellent’ rating for work at the site, having been visited in February and receiving 39/45, the team acted on the feedback and bettered the score to 42/45 on its second inspection this summer.
The Considerate Constructors Scheme was founded to raise standards in the construction industry. AJC Group registered with the Scheme to strive to improve and leave a positive legacy through the implementation of best practice, assessed on the following criteria;
Respect the community by ensuring courteous and respectful language and appropriate behaviour, providing a safer environment, preventing unnecessary disturbance, or nuisance for the community and proactively maintaining effective engagement with the community to deliver meaningful positive impacts.
Care for the environment by Prioritising environmental issues to protect the natural environment and minimising negative impacts. Optimising the use of resources, including minimising carbon throughout the value chain. Engaging with the community to improve the local environment in a meaningful way.
Value the workforce by Actively encouraging and supporting an inclusive and diverse workplace. Proactively supporting safe working, mental and physical wellbeing at work. Providing workplaces that are well maintained, clean and secure from physical and biological hazards.