Housebuilder Redrow to restart construction in May


Redrow is the latest house builder to announce a return to work with a raft of Covid-19 protection measures on all sites.

Redrow will mobilising sites from May 11 with a phase return to construction on May 18 with “robust social distancing protocols and physical measures in place.”

These include an e-learning module for all Redrow employees, induction videos for contractors, appointed Covid Supervisors for each site and enhanced signage and PPE.

Redrow added:

“Our advanced IT systems allow us to communicate remotely with our contractors and customers.

Our tablet-based quality management system records and monitors work and directly notifies contractors of any issues that need to be addressed.

“hroughout the past month, we have been working closely with our material suppliers to understand their production plans and liaising with our sub-contractors to ensure all the resources we need will be available to match our phased return to construction.”

John Tutte, Executive Chairman said:

“The safety and welfare of our workforce and customers is our main priority.

I am grateful to my colleagues and our supply chain partners for the exceptional work they continue to undertake to ensure we can make a measured, responsible and safe return to work next month”.