Work begins on our innovative community project in Newport

Work has started on our new innovative development in the Treberth area of Newport, which will create 45 older persons homes alongside a community hub. We are working on behalf of not for profit housing provider Pobl, and the scheme will create facilities for both the residents and tenants living in the wider area. The project makes use of a parcel of land left over from the redevelopment of Newport’s 1940s prefab homes more than 20 years ago and will utilise a series of sustainable technologies, including PV panels and battery storage, as well as green roofs and climbing walls. Read More »

J.G. Hale Construction donates to Brecon Foodbank

Here at J.G. Hale Construction, we’re very proud to have been able to donate £500 worth of provisions and vouchers to Brecon Foodbank – at a time when the service has seen an unprecedented increase in demand. The donation was raised as a result of an onsite initiative which included all of our personnel, along with members of our supply chain, working at the 32-unit development on Powys County Council’s land north of Heol Ffynnon in Brecon. The innovative project is Powys County Council’s first affordable housing development for social rent in over 40 years. Read More »

J.G Hale Construction ltd. inspires young talent on Brecon scheme

We would like to thank Rhys Morgan, an admirably hard-working young man who has just completed 12-weeks’ work experience with us here at J.G Hale Construction Ltd. Rhys worked on our site at Heol Y Ffynnon, Brecon, where we are building 32 units for our client Powys County Council. The scheme is Powys County Council’s first affordable housing development for social rent in over 40 years. It is also our first ever contract for Powys Council and is part of a drive to provide more council housing in the area. Read More »

J. G Hale Construction welcomes 2 New Senior Managers

Sarah Williams, Jonathan Hale and Andrew Collins Neath-based construction firm J. G Hale Construction has welcomed two new recruits: Contracts Manager Andrew Collins and Business Development Manager Sarah Williams. Andrew has many years of experience with large regional and multinational contractors, having delivered high status projects including the first BREEAM-certified Outstanding Primary School in Wales and the first Passivhaus school in Wales. He started in the industry as an apprentice bricklayer and worked his way up via a diverse range of projects including working on retail premises, military projects, care facilities and the restoration of listed buildings. Read More »

Back to a new normal: an update from Jonathan Hale, Chairman

Given the unprecedented times we have navigated in recent months, we wanted to take this opportunity to update all of JG Hale Construction’s colleagues, clients, consultants and those in our supply chain on what we are, and have, been doing as a business in response to the challenges presented by COVID-19. We remained open and operating throughout the crisis, though scaled back some sites and functions in line with government advice and guidelines. As such, we are proud to have been able to continue to support our clients on construction sites across the UK through the crisis while taking all precautions to keep our staff and clients safe. Read More »

Hale construction scoops five prestigious awards

Graham Hale receiving the Site Agent of the Year Award J.G Hale were awarded five awards in the 2020 Neath Port Talbot Building Excellence Awards. The Building Control Awards, which took place at The Towers Hotel and Spa on Friday March 6, aim to reward good building practice and recognise the very best of Neath Port Talbot’s construction industry. The event was presented by TV’s Ross Harries and sponsored by local business SO Modular. On the evening, Hale picked up five awards: LABC site agent of the year, awarded to Graham Hale.Best new LABC partnership, awarded to Jonathan & Julie Hale.Best new social housing development, for Golwg Y Dre, Neath.Best high-volume new housing, for Poplars Drive, Skewen.Best small new housing, for Heol Llwyn Celyn, Caewern. Read More »

JG Hale Construction welcomes school pupils to its Radyr building site

Neath-based construction firm JG Hale Construction recently welcomed a group of Year 11 pupils from Radyr Comprehensive onto its site at De Clare Drive, Radyr to teach them about careers in construction. Properties are being built for Taff Housing Association on the site who arranged the visit in conjunction with Careers Wales in order to bust some of the myths about careers in construction, improve the image of construction and inspire some of the pupils to explore construction as a career possibility. Read More »

Ceremony kicks off first affordable housing development in Powys for over 40 years

(L-R) Simone Hodges, Nina Davies of Powys County Council, Julian Stedman (Chair, National Park Planning Committee), Councillors Matthew Dorrance and James Evans from Powys County Council, Andrew Collins and David Harrhy of Hale Construction. Building firm JG Hale Construction Ltd has been joined by members of Powys Council at a turf cutting ceremony to begin work on a 32-unit development on the council’s land north of Heol Ffynnon in Brecon. JG Hale Constructions’ Managing Director, David Harrhy and Contracts Manager, Andrew Collins were joined by Powys County Councillors Matthew Dorrance and James Evans to ceremonially mark the start of work at the Brecon site. Read More »

Hale construction secures £5.1 m contract to build new council homes in Powys

Artist impression of the development in Powys, credit – Pentan Architects Neath-based construction firm Hale Construction has won a £5.1m contract to build 32 units in Brecon for Powys Council. The innovative scheme, comprising a mix of flats and houses, is Hale’s first ever contract for Powys council and is part of a drive to provide more council housing in the area. Work will begin in mid-February. Andrew Collins, contracts manager for Hale said: “The project consists of building 32 properties and associated works. Read More »

JG Hale Construction wins national LABC award for innovative social housing development

JG Hale Construction, the Neath-based construction company and part of the JG Hale Group, has won a prestigious national award for its exceptional work on a social housing development in Cardiff. The company was presented with the ‘Social Housing Development of the Year’ award at the LABC 2019 Brick Awards for its work on the £7.7 million Pentland Close development of 82 units of affordable housing in Chiltern Close, Llanishen. The scheme was funded by Wales & West Housing Association in partnership with the Welsh Government and City of Cardiff Council. Read More »