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Building Lives Celebration

Building Lives, The social enterprise which provides construction apprenticeships for local communities, were awarded the most-innovative-training award In the Annual Housing Innovation Awards. The Awards celebrate unique and creative schemes and services within the UK housing sector.

The Enterprise’s CEO Steve Rowling accepted the award on behalf of the group. He expressed his delight and his gratitude to everyone involved with the enterprise. The awards were held in The Grand Connaught Rooms in London on 06 February 2014, at the annual gala dinner.


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Building Lives constructing careers

Building Lives, an award-winning construction training academy has joined the Department of Work Pensions youth pledge, promising further employment prospects for young people. The social enterprise launched with the 2011 rebrand of the notorious Arlington House hostel. Building Lives now boasts 5 projects in different Greater London areas. Among its partners in the £1bn funding pot are Microsoft and several other social enterprises. Building Lives CEO Steve Rawlings hopes to see more apprenticeship schemes such as this.

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