Swift Brickwork Contractors, Essex builders firm, English construction company, Wickham Bishops

Swift Brickwork Contractors, Essex

31 March 2022

Location: Wickham Bishops, Maldon district, Essex, England, UK

Swift Brickwork Contractors, Essex, England

Swift Brickwork Contractors Ltd

Swift Brickwork Contractors has grown to be a household name within the industry and has completed many of the capital’s most iconic buildings. At the heart of that success is a company work ethic founded on delivering high quality buildings, on training new bricklayers and on providing a safe workplace for all employees.

Swift Brickwork’s in house Training Dept nurture the company’s 27 current apprentices, helping with their progress through college and ensuring they experience the full range of practical tasks on site.

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Swift Brickwork Contractors is incredibly proud that some of its early apprentices are now senior managers on some of its largest projects.

The Training Dept help mature employees attain their NVQs and achieve new skills training for the safe use of various items of plant. The company strives for a 100% NVQ 2/3 rate for all employees who have been with them for more than one year.

Swift Brickwork Contractors, Essex, England

Since 2019, the company has worked with iAuditor to develop a bespoke Quality Assurance system. The systems in use today include full online record keeping and audit trails of tasks, materials and inspections for all aspects of all Swift Brickwork’s projects. Photographic records, training records and certificates of conformity are all stored with records of the tasks carried out.

The company has been at the forefront of innovation within our industry for many years and have developed new processes and skills that will ensure brick is a material of choice for architects, for generations to come. Some of the most iconic buildings in the capital have used processes developed by Swift Brickwork.

Swift Brickwork Contractors, Essex, England

Swift Brickwork Contractors’ in house Health, Safety and Environment Dept have achieved the holy grail of a 0.0 Accident Frequency Rate in 2020, over 667,000 hours of work… one of the company’s busiest ever years. The HSE dept work closely with the Training Dept in educating our newest employees on site. This is seen as key to minimising accidents amongst our most vulnerable workers, both in how they work and in how they think about their work.

Construction loses more people to suicide than are killed working on its sites. Recognising this terrible blite on our industry, the company has embarked on a Mental Health training programme for its site managers. By mid 2022, all Swift managers will be qualified Mental Health First aiders.

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Address: Reigate Barn, Langford Rd, Wickham Bishops, CM8 3JG, United Kingdom
Phone: 01245 255000

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