RDF Building Ltd are proud to announce that we have been awarded the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Silver Award for Outstanding Excellence in occupational health and safety performance!
Following on from our commitment to continual improvement through the successful achievement and ongoing accreditation to ISO 9001, this award demonstrates the drive, passion and dedication of the company and it’s staff to continually improve.
Through the RoSPA Awards scheme, which is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas, judges consider entrants’ overarching occupational health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.
In order to achieve the award we provided evidence of our health and safety management systems by answering key performance questions and supporting the answers with a concise portfolio of relevant documentation. The documentation clearly evidences our working practices and control systems to be above the industry average. This is further proof of our commitment to health and safety within the company which has the buy from all levels of employee.
We are all very proud of this award, along with all of our other accreditations and awards, which wouldn’t be possible without our employee’s enthusiasm and diligence. A huge thank you must go to our Health and Safety team along with every member of staff, who assisted in gaining this award through their hard work and dedication.
The successful delivery of a series of safe rooms at a care home has been completed.
Phase 1 of the redevelopment included the creation of several safe rooms for the benefit of the service users.
Works included, but were not limited to;
- Anti-barricade doors
- Anti-ligature ironmongery
- Anti-ligature sanitary ware
- Anit-ligature extract fan
- Anti-ligature, low surface temperature radiators
- Anti-ligature fixtures
The rooms were also refurbished with new flooring, wall surfaces and decorations leaving the service users with a brand new room.
RDF Building met with new residents, Councillors and members of Leeds City Council to undertake a photoshoot and interview on the Cardigan Green development that was recently completed in Bramley, Leeds.
The former Lord Cardigan Public House site has been transformed, through RDF’s redevelopment, into a private cul-de-sac scheme of affordable housing that was delivered in partnership with Leeds City Council.
Councillor Debra Coupar and Councillor Richard Lewis meet new residents
Convive restaurant a new build Mediterranean constructed at Grade II Listed Weetwood Hall is due to open March 2017.
All at RDF Building are extremely proud to have been involved with the creation of this ‘Top 10 Leeds List’ restaurant and wish it every success.
We have treated ourselves to an early Christmas gift and bought a drone!
The 4k camera is able to pick out amazing detail whilst the drone moves over buildings and roofs saving clients costs on expensive access equipment to complete surveys.
RDF is proud to be able to offer this service to our clients.
Following on from the successful completion of Phase 1 at the Grade II Listed Weetwood Hall, RDF were awarded the contract to deliver Phases 2 – 5.
These phases include the creation and construction of a new 120 seat Mediterranean themed restaurant, ‘Convive’, major refurbishment of the existing kitchen & back of house areas, a new bar, new dining area and refurbishment of the existing reception.
The new restaurant, which opens in early February 2017, will be part of the University of Leeds owned Weetwood Hall Estate but will retain an independent identity of it’s own.
Martin Pickles, of Flying Pizza ‘fame’, will be working with Weetwood’s MD and his friend, Martin Hicks, in the daily running and operation of the restaurant.
Visuals courtesy of Weetwood Hall
The construction of a new supermarket in Sunderland is onsite and on target for completion to the programme.
The new build superstore’s site has been cleared, foundations are in and the steel framework is being erected.
Drainage, car park and retaining walls are also being constructed whilst the steel is being installed.
Further pictures to follow as the works proceed.
Time lapse of the new roof installed on a large retail unit for a major supermarket.
After an introduction and a successful tender submission. We have been awarded a contract to manufacture, deliver and install replacement timber windows & doors to various properties in York.
The project is within a conservation area and will see the delicate removal of existing timber windows, replacing them with new bespoke energy efficient A* rated alternatives.
Careful planning and a high level of customer care will be implemented, providing a constant source of communication with the residents, adding to another successful social housing scheme.
RDF are very proud to announce that we have been awarded Elite Vendor status from Altius.
Elite Vendor status is the highest accolade a vendor can achieve through the Altius assessment process. It involves meeting the Altius requirements for all five of the key assessment areas (Commercial, Risk Management, Customer Service, Corporate Social Responsibility and Quality Management).
The Elite Vendor status is in addition to our existing Assured Vendor and CDM Vendor statuses.