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British Land, United St Saviour’s Charity, Southwark Construction Skills Centre and Construction Youth Trust come together to create Shaping Southwark’s Future.

We are delighted to announce that we have joined forces with British Land, United St Saviour’s Charity and Southwark Construction Skills Centre to create Shaping Southwark’s Future.

Over the next ten years the construction and built environment industry will be investing a huge amount of time and money in Southwark creating numerous job, skills and career development opportunities within the area. As a partnership we want to ensure that the young people of Southwark benefit directly from these opportunities.

However, the only way they will be able to capitalise...

L&Q Learning to Succeed Launch

It is with great pleasure that Construction Youth Trust announces the official launch of the L&Q Learning to Succeed programme.

Following the results of new research carried out by L&Q, the not-for-profit housing association and the Trust have formed a partnership to develop and deliver a schools-based programme to combat the negative misconceptions of industry currently held by young people, their parents and teachers.

Learning to Succeed is a £1 million programme that seeks to address the Construction and Built Environment’s image problems by offering free...

Young Londoners Fund awarded for ‘Constructing Communities’ project

The Trust is delighted to announce a three year project, Constructing Communities, funded by the Mayor of London’s Young Londoners Fund. The project is targeting young people aged 15-21 who are at-risk of exclusion, or who have been involved in criminal activity.

Working with the Trust team, six cohorts of young people will plan and deliver projects for local community organisations. These projects will address a local need in Barking & Dagenham and could range from redecorating a local community centre to building benches for community gardens or parks. Through the project,...