Social Value Update – April 2021

We continue to use the Social Value Portal to measure the value the Lewisham Gateway Project is generating locally. The tool draws upon data to provide metrics for the value of the activities and initiatives that we are carrying out, such as employing local people and...

Environmental Protection

We are working to minimise our impact on the environment throughout the construction of the project and are working in line with Balfour Beatty’s new Sustainability Strategy. We are looking into how we can reduce our waste and energy consumption and are...

Meet our apprentice – Jonny

Jonny joined the Lewisham Gateway Phase Two team as a Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick apprentice planner. We spoke to him about working in the construction industry and his apprenticeship. What made you decide on a planning apprenticeship and what was your route into it? It...

Meet Our Apprentice – Jordan

Jordan is a groundworks apprentice for our sub-contractor Carey’s London Ltd. He is a Lewisham resident who joined the project in October. We spoke to him about his apprenticeship and what it’s like to be working on a project that is regenerating the area where he...

Social Value Update – March 2021

To show the value the Lewisham gateway project is generating locally we are using the Social Value Portal; an independent measurement tool that draws upon data to provide the value for the activities that are taking place, such as apprenticeships or work experience...

Social value update.

We have had three graduates and three apprentices working with us on site, including two local residents. We train and upskill the workforce in different areas, with two of the apprentices attending an accredited plant marshall course to support their future careers....