Weston College joins forces with UK builders’ merchant

WESTON College’s construction and engineering centre has just teamed up with one of the UK’s largest independent builders’ merchants.

The college’s Construction and Engineering Centre of Excellence (CECE) has made a partnership with Bradford Building Supplies Ltd, in Winterstoke Road, Weston. This means the college will gain from competitive rates for building materials and equipment as well as advice, support and training days.

Construction lecturer, Shaun Canniford, said: “We have been given around �2,000 worth of materials so far and we are set to save around 30 per cent on usual costs”.

Bradfords, which has an annual turnover of �150million, was established 200 years ago and covers the South West, Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Ed Finch, Bradfords Weston-based commercial manager, said: “Working closely with the college will allow Bradfords to build relationships with the next generation of trades-people and help them make the transition when they leave education.”

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