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Golf Day raises £63k for charities

September 1st, 2017

The sun was out once again for our third Sheila Melvin (Gomes) Memorial Cup Charity Golf Day in memory of Sheila a member of staff. With 25 teams of four enjoying a good breakfast they were then on the tees for 12 Noon at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club in Denham. This year we were raising money for the Lynda Jackson Macmillan Centre at the Mount Vernon Hospital where Sheila was cared for and the Sam Beare Hospice in Woking – PauLet’s Room in memory of Bob & Sue Kensey’s daughter Paulet who sadly died at a young age. After an…

Brentham Football sponsorship continues

August 23rd, 2017

Thames Materials continue their sponsorship of Brentham Football Club for two more years. This part their “Supporting Local Business and the Local Community through Local Sponsorship” campaign.

Securing the Norwood Green open space

August 23rd, 2017

Thames materials were appointed by Ealing Council to construct a soil bund around the perimeter of Norwood Green open space to secure Area from unwanted guests. Thames Materials sourced suitable clean inert material from local construction projects to complete the project to satisfaction of the council in May- June 2017.

Thames Materials remember the colleague and raise £38k for charity

December 6th, 2016

Thames Materials raised an amazing £38,382.52 at their Charity Golf Day on 8th July 2016 held at the Buckinghamshire Golf Course in Denham. This event was run in the memory of the company’s office manager, Sheila Melvin (Gomes), who died in May 2014. This year, the proceeds were donated to Lynda Jackson Macmillan Centre (LJMC) in Uxbridge where Sheila was treated and The Alzheimer’s Society – a charity close to heart of Thames Materials. The Lynda Jackson Centre in Northwood, who rely on charitable donations for the majority of its funding provide a drop-in centre, telephone helpline, counselling and complementary…

Urban Safe Driving Training for our staff

November 10th, 2016

In line with our commitment to road safety, Thames Materials have completed another safe urban driving course for our drivers. This course focuses on ensuring our drivers are able to share the city streets safely with vulnerable road users, including pedestrians and cyclists. This included ‘real life’ training where the drivers experience cyclist’s perspective.

“Wear it Pink” at Thames Materials

September 17th, 2016

Many of our staff and drivers wore pink to the office on Friday the 23rd of October, the “Wear It Pink” Day, to raise awareness about Breast Cancer. We raised an amazing £297 from donations and cake/sweet sales to our visitors and nearby offices.

Golfing day raises £36,761 for local Cancer Charity

September 17th, 2015

Shane Geraghty from Thames Materials organised a Golf day with Fiona Hussery of LJMC to honour a member of our staff, Sheila Melvin (Office Manager), who died in May 2014. A corporate golf day was organised in the summer and it smashed all previous fundraising records for Lynda Jackson Macmillan Centre. This made it their most successful event ever raising £36,761 for LJMC. “We are glad to support a local charity that did so much for Sheila.” – Martin Clarke (Managing Director of Thames Materials) “Sheila would have been overwhelmed by everyone’s kindness”. – Geoff (Sheila’s husband) Altogether 15 teams…

Thames Materials is awarded FORS Gold accreditation

May 26th, 2015

Thames Materials has recently been awarded FORS Gold accreditation. This is the highest level of accreditation achievable through FORS. Thames has now entered the small group of companies who are FROS gold across the whole of the UK. The Gold accreditation is issued to companies who have reached the highest level in efficiency, safety, blind spot reduction and are continually looking at ways to improve.

Thames Materials gets CLOCS certification

May 13th, 2015

At Thames Materials Ltd we are committed to improving the health and safety standards across all of our operations, including work-related road safety. We recently achieved certification for the ‘CLOCS Standard for Construction Logistics: Managing Work related road risk (WRRR)’ supported by the Health and Safety Executive and Department for Transport, having fitted our own fleet with safety equipment and trained our drivers in vulnerable road user safety. Our drivers are aware of CLOCS and their responsibilities and professional duty in terms of road safety. CLOCS is not owned by Transport for London it is an industry movement and it…

Cheshunt Football Club selects Thames Materials

October 14th, 2014

Non-league Cheshunt Football Club has selected Thames Materials to provide the construction materials for their new state-of-the-art training facilities at their home on Theobalds Lane. The plans, to overhaul 16 acres of land to provide high quality playing surfaces, install a sustainable irrigation system and a full size floodlit artificial pitch, was given planning permission in October 2013 and featured in the popular series “Permission Impossible” on BBC2. Along with an artificial pitch, the major project will provide a range of senior and junior pitches to Sport England standards. A lagoon will also be built as part of a sustainable…