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Gelder Group Apprentices gain vital experience on retirement flats scheme

Apprentices - Knaith

Pictured: Apprentices working on site at North Marsh Road.

A £3 million development scheme in partnership with Ongo Housing Association and West Lindsey District Council is enabling Gainsborough Construction Career College bricklaying students to gain vital on site experience.

Gelder Group’s Mission is to ‘Inspire a new Generation in construction’ and this scheme of 24 high-quality flats for the over 55’s being situated so close to the towns Gelder sponsored Construction Career College, gives the opportunity for the company to do just that.

Currently there are 6 bricklayer apprentices on site and this will shortly increase to 9. To apply for an apprenticeship with Gelder Group, visit our Apprenticeships page, where you can register your interest.

Gelder Group secure £3m retirement homes project

Lea Rd, Ongo

Left to right: Steve Gelder, CEO Gelder Group, Martin Philips, Development Manager ONGO, Diane Krochmal Housing Strategy and Supply Manager West Lindsey DC, David Bishop, Founder DBA

Gelder Group is to develop 24 retirement flats on its site at North Marsh Road in Gainsborough in a partnership with Ongo Housing Association.

The project, which has been a number of years in the making, will deliver much needed retirement properties in the town and also employ students from the Gelder sponsored Construction Careers College.

On the project Group CEO Steve Gelder comments:

Thanks to everyone involved for getting this scheme over the line, negotiations begun back in 2014 despite hold-ups at every turn we are now on site and delivering a major local project in the town.

If you would like more information about this project, please get in touch.

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