We are excited at the prospect of increasing our engagement with local education, providing employment opportunities, growing our supply chain and engaging in communities near to our sites. We already work with 6,000 students in Yorkshire each year and hope our Patronage will act as a catalyst for collaboration, allowing us to do even more as our business grows.”
Working out of its regional headquarters in Leeds, the award-winning construction group operates across Yorkshire providing civil engineering, commercial build, property services and facilities management services to a wide range of public and private sector clients.
Stuart Leslie, Head of Operations for the Yorkshire and Humber region, said: “After 10 years trading in Yorkshire we are well established, have an experienced management team and a healthy mix of secured work across all sectors. We must now forge strong and meaningful relationships with the wider business community and play our part in supporting the economic success of the region.”
Having been appointed to both YORcivils and YORbuild frameworks and more recently Bradford Council’s Education framework, representatives from Esh Construction, the Group’s construction arm are particularly interested in supporting leadership groups relevant to procurement, transport, economic growth, housing and planning.
Esh Group is renowned for its financial stability, employing a local work force, procuring local and its social value activity was awarded the Queen’s Award for Social Mobility in 2018 and has pledged to support the Chamber’s ‘Raising the Bar’ campaign.
The announcement of the Patronage coincides with the Group’s 20thanniversary, the modernisation of its brand and the launch of a new digital platform which will be rolled out gradually during 2019.
Susie Cawood, Head of York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, added: “We are delighted to have secured Esh Group as Patrons. Esh brings a wealth of experience to the table both from a construction perspective and from its experiences as a long serving Partner member of the North East Chamber of Commerce.”