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Cumbernauld Colts under-16 squad, sponsored by Actavo

Actavo | Hire & Sales announces Cumbernauld Colts under-16s team sponsorship

Actavo | Hire & Sales Scotland and the North has announced its sponsorship of local football club, Cumbernauld Colts’ Forth Valley 2001 team (Under-16s). Cumbernauld Colts is a Scottish community football club operating a male team at Scottish Lowland Football League level. Going from strength to strength since being re-branded in 1999, the Colts also […]

Modular building accommodation manufactured by Actavo at Bristol Temple Meads Railway station

Modular building cuts rail construction costs

Within five years, over half of all construction projects will be built offsite[1]. Far from being a lesser alternative to traditional methods, the high-quality of modular construction is now so integrated into UK construction that it is difficult to single out which buildings have been built using traditional or modular methods. At UK rail stations, […]

Matthew Goff, director of UK operations at Actavo | Building Solutions

The Top-4 Health & Safety Benefits of using Modular Construction

Many people who work in the construction industry would agree that the health and safety of staff and visitors is one of the most important factors on any construction project. As projects become more complex – due to new, technological advancements – safety measures have to be multi-faceted. Matthew Goff, director of UK operations at […]

Aerial view of New Farm Loch estate, East Ayrshire, Scotland

Actavo becomes supplier of choice for Northseal Scaffolding

Actavo Hire & Sales’ Glasgow branch has become the supplier of choice for specialist contractor, Northseal Scaffolding. Working in partnership, Actavo’s and Northseal’s latest joint activity is the supply of scaffolding for a £130,000 project on behalf of East Ayrshire Council. Based in Galston in East Ayrshire, Northseal supplies and erects scaffolding to commercial, private […]

Actavo appoints Charles Price CEO of Actavo | Industrial Division

Leading international engineering solutions company, Actavo, has announced the appointment of Charles Price as CEO of Actavo | Industrial Division. Charles joins Actavo from CLH Pipeline System Ltd, where he served as CEO. Previously, he held leadership roles at Oil & Pipelines Agency (Chief Executive & Accounting Officer) and Alderley Plc (working in Africa, the […]

Actavo appoints Nicky Emery as manager of flagship midlands branch in Birmingham

Actavo | Hire & Sales Solutions has appointed Nicky Emery as manager of its branch in the Great Barr area of Birmingham. Bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role, Nicky joins Actavo having previously being responsible for overseeing projects, implementing health, safety and environmental compliances and ensuring policies and procedures are implemented […]

Oxford school expands facilities using offsite construction

Actavo | Building Solutions, the UK’s fastest-growing modular building company for the past three years running*, has provided Bartholomew School with a new exam and sixth form centre. Based in Eynsham, Oxfordshire, Bartholomew School had been looking to reduce the pressure caused by growing pupil numbers, year-on-year. Working with Ridge and Partners LLP, Actavo | […]

Actavo Hire & Sales and Industrial Solutions celebrate 50th anniversary

The businesses known today as Actavo | Hire & Sales and Actavo | Industrial Solutions (formerly Deborah Construction Ltd) were formed 50 years ago today (May 8th 1967). The businesses started off as a services company, erecting and dismantling scaffolding in a number of sectors – mainly power stations and petrochemical plants located in the […]

Why hiring a modular building could be right for you

Companies across the UK are increasingly looking to add provisional space to their premises for a limited time. Designed and built to the exact same standards as traditional constructions, a hired, modular building has substantial benefits, as Rob Humphrey, sales manager at Actavo | Building Solutions, explains: There are limited capital-costs associated with a hired building […]

Why the construction industry needs to embrace diversity

The Equality Act 2010 sets a legislative framework for diversity in the workplace and provides legal protection for workers who may be discriminated against. No UK employer has a choice about adhering to that legislation. But they can choose whether or not they actively embrace diversity rather than simply stay within the rules. Matthew Goff, director of […]