LABC (Local Authority Building Control) and Construction Youth Trust are teaming up for 2020 and #BuildingAspirations. 


For his year as President of LABC, Anthony Oloyede BSc (Hons) FRICS, C. Build E FCABE, MFPWS has chosen Construction Youth Trust as his charity of the year.


The #BuildingAspirations campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of volunteers from the construction and built environment industry reaching out to young people to inspire them about the world of work. 

We know that meaningful employer encounters at an early stage significantly increase a young person’s future career prospects and reduce their chances of becoming unemployed. 

Construction Youth Trust aims to facilitate 5,000 meaningful employer encounters between industry volunteers and young people from diverse backgrounds. Through the #BuildingAspirations campaign, we will share our progress and success stories throughout the year. 

An industry for all

At Construction Youth Trust we prioritise working with young people facing the greatest barriers to employment and opportunities.

The capacity for social mobility within the construction and built environment sector can be exponential and we want to ensure that all young people have the knowledge of, and ability to access, the opportunities a career in industry can provide. It’s important that young people know that there’s no particular shape, size or mould for an architect, a quantity surveyor, a brick layer or a project manager. They, as themselves, fit just perfectly into any role within construction and the built environment.

By connecting young people to relatable role models, we want to remove their preconceptions and stereotypes surrounding industry careers and replace them with a more modern, accurate image; an inclusive and diverse industry.

To find out how you can be a part of #BuildingAspirations click here

Support Anthony and Construction Youth Trust!

Over the course of his presidency Anthony and LABC will be raising money to support the work of Construction Youth Trust. Anthony will be undertaking a series of personel challenges including:

  • A Tough Mudder Event, May 2020

  • A Charity Bike Ride

  • Three Peaks challenge, August 2020

Donate to #BuildingAspirations

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