Morgan Sindall Construction is looking to further expand its presence in Yorkshire and the North East following the launch of a strategy that will see it target commercial, public sector and mixed-use regeneration projects.
The plans are supported by a recruitment drive which has already seen the company hire over 20 new professionals into its team so far in 2020 with a similar number targeted for further growth in 2021. The creation of the new roles reflects the company’s confidence in both its own pipeline and that of the wider industry.
Operating out of Morgan Sindall Construction’s Wakefield office, the new staff will help drive the firm’s growth strategy, which will be focussed on supporting project partners from across the public and private sectors.
It will also be underpinned by the delivery of schemes that will have long term benefits for the region while creating immediate social and economic rewards in terms of job creation and educational and training schemes.
As part of its long-term strategy, Morgan Sindall Construction’s regional team has also developed a Next Generation Board, designed to harness the insight and understanding of younger members of the team in order to enhance the company’s engagement with issues such as sustainability, social value and diversity.
Additionally, it was recently announced that the company has become a Living Wage Employer, a guarantee its staff will earn a fair wage that meets the costs and pressures of everyday life.
Andy Hall, managing director for Morgan Sindall Construction in Yorkshire and the North East, said: “Over recent years we’ve delivered landmark projects in our region such as Leeds Skelton Lake Services and the Barbara Hepworth Building at the University of Huddersfield. We now want to build upon our experience on those projects and undertake a greater range of schemes and developments across the region.
“As a contractor we deliver valuable outcomes not just in terms of the schemes themselves, but also in our work creating employment and educational opportunities for local people.”
Andy added: “From public-private partnership regeneration projects to new arenas, technology hubs, university buildings and residential developments, future construction projects are going to be instrumental in supporting the short- and long-term recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re determined to be part of that work, and will be supported in doing so by our current recruitment drive.
“We have exceptional people at Morgan Sindall Construction, and we look forward to welcoming more members of the team that will help us fulfil our vision for our work across Yorkshire and the North East.”
Morgan Sindall Construction is set to start work on a new building for the Horsforth School in Leeds early next year.