This section aims to show that we have a track record of making meaningful and sustainable contributions to the quality of life for our residents and the wider community; that we are pioneers within community investment, engaging with communities and making a real and lasting difference.
Here are some recent notable achievements which will give you an idea of how we approach investment in our communities
NFRC Health & Safety in Roofing Awards 2016
Breyer Group has been named winner of the Gold Award in the 2016 Health & Safety in roofing Awards Scheme, which is aimed at promoting Health & Safety amongst NFRC member companies.
Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer 2015
Breyer Group has been recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list, which aknowledges excellence in businesses that employ Apprentices.
Construction News Specialists Awards
Breyer Group's apprentice has been selected as a Finalist in the Apprentice of the Year category of the 2016 News Specialists Awards.
National Apprenticeship Service Awards
Breyer Group has been named Regional Winner of Apprenticeship Employer of the Year 2015 in the regional final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2015.
National Apprenticeship Service Awards
Breyer Group Apprentice, Aaron Barrett was recently shortlisted as a ‘finalist’ for Apprentice of the Year 2015 and `Highly Commended` by the National Apprenticeship Service during the London finals of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2015.
Love Your Community Organisational Award
The Love Your Community quality mark was developed by the Community Development Foundation (CDF) to recognise organisations that have shown real commitment to engaging with local communities.
TPAS Awards 2015
Breyer Group has been shortlisted for Excellence in Digital Engagement, 2015.These awards are open to social-housing providers, tenants and contractors to give recognition to excellent work and, vitally, to share best practice amongst the sector so that more people benefit.
National Apprenticeship Award
Breyer Group Receives Recognition at Prestigious Awards and has been named as one of London’s best Apprenticeship Employers in the London final of the National Apprenticeship Awards 2013.
Inspired by the government’s digital inclusion strategy (Digital Deal) and to support Local Authority / Housing Associations, The Breyer Foundation has donated FREE IT equipment to a range of community based organisations who support vulnerable and hard to reach residents.
Neptune House is a brick built block of 36 no. residential flats built in the 1960s. The project brief involved the over cladding with an External Wall Insulation system to the exterior of the building to include all associated works to mechanical and electrical services, and the installation of new Juliette balconies.
As part of the Breyer Group’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) promise to Lewisham it needed to spearhead a social project that would help young people gain valuable experience to help gain employment, as well as focus on area’s of anti-social behavior.
Lewisham Homes and Breyer Group share a commitment to local communities and are both very keen to tackle social issues. This shared understanding has made their partnership (a four year Major Works contract) very successful.
Breyer Group were appointed as a strategic partner to deliver cyclical decorations and external refurbishment works, to two of the three Regions in this procurement; including communal areas to low/medium rise flatted blocks and scattered street properties.
Breyer Group were successfully appointed by Hammersmith and Fulham Homes to carry out repairs, overcladding, environmental improvements and associated works to Norland House, Poynter House and Stebbing House, located on the Edward Woods Estate in West London.
Breyer Group prides itself on being a community-focused construction company. For its clients across London it is well known for its engagements with the local community, stimulating employment opportunities and providing focused activities for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Breyer Group were appointed to carry out internal and external refurbishment to three distinct areas within Pearscroft Road. Jepson House is a 20 storey, high rise, residential tower block containing 67 units.
In April 2011, Lewisham Homes concluded its search for a long-term contractor partner. Breyer Group was appointed on a four-year contract to compete Major works (internal and external works) on 2000 of Lewisham’s affordable housing stock.
"In 11 years of working on the Decent Homes Programme I’d never seen anything like it” said Darren Denham, Breyer Group’s Site Manager, as he covered his mouth and stepped over the threshold into the property at Cranbrook Road.
Based upon the popular Do-It-Yourself Home Improvement show ‘Changing Rooms’, Breyer Group initiated and led on a similar project that resulted in a new-look Community Centre on Forest Road, in Hackney.
Breyer Group have been a main sponsor of the Langthorne Youthfest for the last two years. In the last year few years, the Ascham Homes community has suffered from increased anti-social behaviour and gang violence.
Breyer Group entered two football teams into the BBC ‘Your Game’ scheme. This scheme offers young people, aged 16 to 25, from under-served communities the chance to get involved in football, music and digital media (with the winners getting the chance to compete in a national final at a Premiership Ground).
Breyer Group were appointed to carry out the design and construction of 78 no. new homes together with 412 sq metres of ground floor commercial space as part of the redevelopment of the former Fulneck House Site at Stepney Green Estate, 150 Mile End Road, London, E1.
Breyer Roofing had built up a strong relationship with London Borough of Tower Hamlets providing high quality, flat roofing solutions through individually tendered schemes and the London Housing Consortium (LHC) Schedule of Rates.
In an initiative aimed at reducing fuel poverty and encouraging more efficient use of resources in the home the Breyer Group has formed a partnership with Groundwork London and Southern Housing Group to deliver a Green Doctor Programme.
A site on Maple Avenue, South Chingford was chosen for the government’s test-case environmental initiative, Retrofit for the Future (RftF). It was chosen because it is a typical example of many homes built in the outer suburbs of cities and towns between the 1960s-1980s.
The Borough of Dartford comprises the town of Dartford and eight surrounding parishes: Stone, Bean, Darenth, Longfield & New Barn, Southfleet, Sutton-at-Hone & Hawley, Swanscombe & Greenhithe and Wilmington.
Sophie who is aged thirteen has a rare condition called Hurlers 1. This condition is marked by progressive deterioration. Developmental delay is evident by the end of the first year, and patients usually stop developing between ages 2 and 4. This is followed by progressive mental decline and loss of physical skills.
St George’s Community Housing is the Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO) for Basildon District Council in Essex. St George’s Community Housing are responsible for managing and maintaining the Council’s homes and bringing them up to Decent Homes standard.
The Guildford Crematorium building is located in a rural setting of 26 acres of which 11 acres have been set aside for use as a Garden of Remembrance, where memorial trees, roses and shrubs have been planted in memory of those departed.
Breyer Roofing were appointed to carry out a 4 year roofing renewals contract with Stevenage Borough Council, to carry out various works to pitched and flat roofs including external repairs across the housing stock owned by the Local Authority.
Flat and pitched re-roofing and associated works to an operational hospital in Godalming, Surrey. The flat area was approximately 1050m2 and was divided up into 6 sections by small transom pitched roofs 1200mm wide.
Breyer Roofing were appointed by Hertfordshire County Council to carry out the re-roofing works at Brockswood Primary School. The works were tendered under the RARE Framework. Breyer Roofing are an Approved Contractor following the competitive tender process.
The PROBIZ County Ground is the home of Sussex County Cricket Club and underwent a programme of refurbishments and extension work in preparation for the Summer 2011 cricket season. Breyer Roofing were appointed as a sub-contractor by Main Contractor, Farnrise...
The Professional Development Centre (PDC) provides a base for school-focused activities and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training. Breyer Roofing were appointed to renew the existing roof of the PDC on a like for like basis.
To overhaul this former 1960’s 14-storey office block, inside and out, by reconfiguring the previously converted residential units and radically redesigning the building’s profile, altering the aesthetics of the building...
The Breyer Group were awarded the contract for the replacement roof of the historic Victorian built Chisenhale School in London E3. The School roof was built circa.1890, with unique, intricately designed “Pudding Roofs” and a Spire.
Breyer Roofing were appointed to carry out the installation of a green roof to the newly constructed Odney Club, John Lewis Conference Centre in Cookham, Berkshire. One of a number of facility and conference centres owned by the John Lewis Partnership...
Breyer Roofing were appointed as the Principle Contractor for Basildon District Council’s (previously St. Georges Community Housing) District-wide re-roofing Programme, in accordance with the LHC EX1 – R arrangement.