Most Considerate Company 2013
This long-established company based in Chester specialises in building, roofing, drainage, mechanical and electrical work and solar energy contracting. The subject of this citation is the refurbishment of an old toilet area into a fully-equipped disabled toilet unit.
Although this was a particularly short duration project, the company demonstrated its real commitment to delivering a quality product to considerate standards. The work area was particularly restrictive, but the insertion of a discrete door lock to prevent dementia-suffering day care patients inadvertently entering the area was commendable, as was the use of the zipped dust sheet affixed to the door frame.
With the addition of innovative directional signs, exceptional cleanliness and a highly co-operative stance, the operation demonstrated that even a small site can do something special.
In addition to the company itself supporting various local organisations, the Scheme Monitor noted several examples of local fund-raising activities carried out by individual employees, showing that the culture of support for the community runs throughout the company.
Combined with elements such as supporting staff in gaining additional qualifications and offering a number of health services, this company’s considerate effort was of an exceptionally high level and a great example to the industry of what can be achieved on the smallest projects.
Commenting on the award, Scheme Chairman David Watson said:
Many congratulations are due to Maxiflow who have demonstrated that even the smallest site can achieve real consideration in the way it conducts the work required. This is an exceptional performance and of great credit to the industry.