We understand our client’s needs and expectations on every project we deliver, whilst using the experience and professional in house services with technical innovation and sustainable construction solutions. We aim to be the preferred construction contractor of choice for our clients, assured by the delivery of excellence, quality of service and by carefully selecting new opportunities with clients aligned to our core beliefs and objectives.
Ast Building Contractors operates an Integrated Management System which incorporates Safety, Quality and Environmental policies. This system is accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards (carried out by National Quality Assurance Limited - UKAS accredited). Policy review is annual or triggered by changes of legislation affecting the nature of our business, and/or if accidents or occupancies indicate a procedural or insufficiency.
We are continually evolving our policies and procedures ahead of expectations and legal requirements. Together with our training commitment, we are confident that the quality of our projects, staff, systems and procedures will improve one step ahead of our competitors. Quality Assured to BS ISO 9001, Environmental Accreditation ISO 14001 and Safety Accreditation OHSAS 18001. Ast Building Contractors is committed to collaborative business relationship management in the construction industry through formal partnering relationships both internal and external achieved by transparent consultation, joint collaborations and a considerate approach to all aspects of management.
Ast Building Contractors Ltd is committed to advancing our policies and systems
across the Company to ensure we address and monitor all aspects of CSR that
are relevant to our business.
We strive to maintain a productive and open dialogue with all parties who may have an interest in our activities including shareholders, customers, suppliers and employees. We have an established investor relations programme, work closely with our customers, monitor supplier performance and actively encourage feedback from our employees.
We are an equal opportunities employer and aim to recruit locally at all times. All employees are provided with basic training regarding Health & Safety and Environmental Awareness, which is refreshed and enhanced on a regular basis. Our training policy ensures that all employees receive the correct level of skills training required for the roles, tasks and responsibilities undertaken. Our environmental policy outlines our effort to use natural resource where ever possible and where practical recycle and reuse materials and incorporate into projects. We hold a waste carriers licence and via our waste management policy ensure all waste is disposed of correctly. It is our desire to work collaboratively with stakeholders to ensure we fully deliver on time, within budget, safely, meeting if not exceeding client and end user requirements.
We have in the past supported local communities via sponsorship, mentoring and visiting schools to provide an insight into the construction industry. We facilitate apprenticeships and run graduate training schemes to benefit individuals and enhance the long term potential for communities we work with offering professional progression and assisting local development of growth and prosperity.
We expect the same ethos to be adopted via our subcontractors and suppliers alike.