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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…

Staines Town Swans sponsorship

July 2nd, 2014

Thames Materials are the pround sponsors of Staines Town Swans under 12s. The team can be seen here holding their Trophies and Cup that they won on Sunday 8th June.

Staines Town get new kit

May 15th, 2014

Staines Town proudly wore their new kits which were sponsored by Thames Materials. They were “chuffed to bits” they said.

FORS awards Thames Materials a Silver award

February 10th, 2014

After undergoing a review, FORS have awarded Thames Material a Silver award. Silver award is given to companies who have put systems in place for improvement to become greener, safer and more efficient. You can read more about the silver award here. Click here to view our Silver Award.

Bulk Excavation in Westminister completed

December 10th, 2013

The job was completed to client satisfaction in November 2013. Thames Materials have completed another successful bulk excavation for Get Jar in Westminister Bridge Rd, moving 10,000 cubic metres of material in just over three weeks.

Bulk Dig in Stratford completed

July 8th, 2013

Thames Materials working alongside Get Jar have successfully completed on time a complex dig eleven metres below ground level. Job Completed June 2013. This job was completed to client satisfaction in June 2013.

FORS Accredited Safe Urban Driving Course

June 11th, 2013

Our drivers undertook the one day course at the Head Office in Uxbridge for a FORS safe urban driving, designed specifically for driving HGV’s safely around the streets of London. It was well received by all the drivers that took the course and a second one has been scheduled for later in the year. We are committed to providing all the training necessary to ensure we keep the streets safe for all.