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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.

New excavation project at Chelsea Manor Street

November 27th, 2012

A new excavation project on Chelsea Manor Street project has started with Getjar. Thames Materials are undertaking the removal of 20,000 cubic meters of muck away on a dig load and cart basis whilst working alongside Getjar and their client.

CPC Training for our drivers

September 5th, 2012

Thames Materials now have 20 drivers passed up to CPC level, and these drivers are in the process of completing am NVQ level 2 in professional driving. The Driver CPC is a new qualification for professional lorry drivers. It stands for Driver Certificate of Professional Competence and has been given the Government go-ahead. Holding a vocational driving licence will not be sufficient for someone who wishes to drive these vehicles for a living. The main benefit is road safety and better qualified drivers to help reduce road casualties. The Driver CPC should also bring an improved professional and positive image…