About Us

Our history

  • 1987

    Founded by Simon Hudson & Steven Blankley commencing trading as a partnership undertaking joinery projects and small works.

  • 2002

    Registered Company as S&S Grove Joiners Ltd as the business grew organically & diversification into other sectors & work streams.

  • 2006

    Purchased bespoke built premises with offices, workshop & storage facilities to meet the growing needs of the business.

  • 2008

    Change of Name to Grove Building Solutions Ltd, the name which is retained to the current day.

  • TODAY

    Employing over 50 direct trades persons, delivering services through 3 key divisions of the business, carrying out works across all business streams in both public & private sectors.

At Grove, we work hard to provide true value for money for our clients. We believe we contribute in a constructive manner through smart working practices to avoid waste, market testing all suppliers to ensure the best value without compromising quality. Where savings can be achieved and through Life Cycle Costing analysis, we strive for a healthy balance between capital cost and maintenance cost of building materials and components.

All our work is carried out in accordance with our ISO 9001 accredited Quality Management System. Our procedures have been developed over the years culminating in a set of smart working practices to aid the timely delivery of projects to an agreed or improved standard and within budget.

We also benefit from Environmental accreditation to ISO 14001 and are continually seeking to reduce our carbon footprint whilst undertaking our activities. Sustainability is addressed through our procurement processes ensuring products are purchased locally and from sustainable sources where ever possible and practical.

Satisfaction is our future

Health and Safety

Grove Building Solutions Limited is committed to all aspects of Health & Safety and constantly monitors and advises on all aspects of new legislation and good working practices. The company has a comprehensive Health and Safety Policy and has an excellent track record regarding safety on sites.

We understand that health & safety is a pivotal and integral part of our performance and to this end, we employ a strategy of training and development, risk assessment and preparation, behavioural change, and continuous improvement, to all our staff in a collaborative and supportive manner.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

CSR is an essential part of our business culture. As an employer, we believe that acting responsibly is fundamental to our future success, as well as that of the communities in which we work.
To us, CSR means managing our economic, social and environmental duties for the benefit of our personnel and clients. This has a significantly positive impact on wider communities and lays firm foundations for future generations.

We are committed to adopting best practice in every part of our business. We constantly seek to add value by developing strong relationships with customers and supply partners, investing in training and development, prioritising health, safety and environmental management and engaging with local communities. All of our eligible sites are registered with the Considerate Constructors Scheme.

Quality

Grove Building Solutions Ltd is ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 Registered for quality, works to stringent procedures which aids to ensure customer satisfaction. We aim to work in partnership with our commercial clients adding value to projects. A testament to the quality of our delivery is demonstrated and rewarded through repeat orders from our clients, some of whom have employed our services for over 10 years.

All employees are CSCS compliant with the company being CHAS, Safe Contractor, Considerate Contractor and all our sites are inspected by our H & S Manager.

  • Our site management team is fully trained.
  • Site Manager Safety Training Scheme
  • Scaffold Inspection
  • First Aid

Grove has extensive experience of preparing and managing Construction Stage Health & Safety Plans, often in sensitive environments (Hospitals, Schools, Care Homes, etc.)

We use the Considerate Constructor Scheme on our sites.

We communicate and consult with our workforce in the following ways:

  • All employees are CSCS Safety aware.
  • All have Asbestos Awareness training.
  • All receive site specific - Safety Induction and Equality & Diversity Induction.
  • All receive Toolbox talks.
  • Memos are regularly issued to the workforce as a reminder of important or topical safety issues.
  • First-aiders are identified and communicated on each site
  • Safety signage is put in place by our Liaison and Site Management and monitored by Safety and Considerate Constructor inspection.
  • There is a Safety Notice Board on each site, which is also monitored.
  • Safety consciousness is encouraged at all levels, with suggestion boxes on sites.

Written Risk Assessments and Method Statements are communicated to the workforce verbally and methods are reviewed at site level with the operatives to 'fine-tune' implementation.

Programme

We fully understand the need for the timely completion of any project. Working within both occupied and unoccupied premises, we are well aware of the stringent measures required to ensure these environments are controlled effectively whilst ensuring project programme is maintained. In fact, in the Health Sector our work has seen us change programmes and even cease work during critical patient care and treatment, ensuring the hospital daily functions take the utmost priority

Cost

The Grove Building Solutions Ltd team always seeks to ensure value for money for our clients. We believe we contribute in a constructive manner through smart working practices to avoid waste, market testing all supplies to ensure best value without compromising quality. Where savings can be achieved and through Life Cycle Costing analysis, we strive for a healthy balance between capital cost and maintenance cost of building materials andcomponents.

Customer Care

We pride ourselves in the quality of service provided by Grove Building Solutions Ltd and its team. All Clients are invited to provide feedback upon completion of the works. This feedback is taken very seriously by the team and used for training, business improvement initiatives and benchmarking.

Innovation

The Grove Building Solutions Ltd team strive to bring innovation to projects through our enviable experience - from procurement of materials, ensuring all components are fit for purpose and meet the client’s specification, through to smart working practices and harnessing the latest technologies.

Environment

The Grove Building Solutions Ltd is ISO 14001 accredited and takes its sustainable and environmental responsibilities seriously. We work to sustainable procurement policies and seek to utilise renewables in all our projects to the full benefit of our clients and projects alike.

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