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Riverside East, Dalmarnock

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“Delivering sustainable jobs for local people”


Client – Morgan Sindall plc

Project – Riverside East Development, Dalmarnock for Clyde Gateway URC

Duration – June 2013 – November 2014


The Brief

The development commenced in June 2013 and Morgan Sindall asked us to assist the on-site team to deliver their community benefits commitments in January 2014. streets-uk took responsibility for liaison with the supply chain, the employability partner (Jobs and Business Glasgow) and the client.  We actioned, monitored and reported on all activities including jobs, apprenticeships, placements and curriculum support activities in local schools.


The Results

23

New jobs

We worked hard with the supply chain to meet the challenging target of 23

11

Apprentices

By developing a specific programme of working with the local schools, we exceeded our target of 7

25

Placements

By closely co-ordinating demand from schools and JBG with opportunities on site, we exceeded the target of 20

 

 


The Benefits

With our involvement, the communications between all parties became very strong and community benefit targets were exceeded.  In addition, the on-site team were allowed to focus entirely on delivery of the project – which ultimately came in early and under budget.


What they said

“Providing a single point of contact is essential to the success of major projects like Riverside East, JBG are proud to work closely with streets-uk in order to simplify processes that make communication, co-ordination & monitoring of projects easy for supply chain sub-contractors to generate and fill jobs, apprenticeship & placement opportunities with suitable candidates making everyone’s life easier and supports the delivery of targets and beyond!”

Zoe Welsh, Strategic Operations Manager (North East), Jobs and Business Glasgow