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Join us as we wrap up this week’s activity behind the hoardings of the UK’s construction industry, showcasing the wealth of opportunity it has to offer.

Open Doors, run by Build UK, gives you the chance to go behind the scenes and explore the varied and diverse career opportunities available in construction. This year, over 200 sites and events were listed across the UK. Whether you’re a student, school leaver, careers advisor or looking to change your career, UK Open Doors Week offers you the chance to uncover how the buildings that shape your community are built and the people behind them.

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With contractors such as Bouygues, Mace, ISG, Kier and Wilmott Dixon opening their doors, the week was set to be a success. Check out our wrap up of the coolest and most interesting activity taking place throughout UK Open Doors Week 2021:

  • Shakespeare North Playhouse hosts Kier’s launch event:

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/kier-group_shakespeare-north-playhouse-hosts-open-doors-activity-6850867358618193921-o8Sx

  • HS2 Site Engineer, Diana Nahle, gives us a tour of the Victoria Road Crossover Box:

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/high-speed-two-hs2-ltd_hs2-opendoors21-london-activity-6846716037438738432-Lw5Y

  • BAM welcomes the public at Exmouth Community College:

  • Family owned construction firm, Wates, opened their doors across 12 sites:

  • Sofia from Bouygues provides advice on smashing stereotypes and breaking the mould within the construction industry:

  • VolkerRail opened their doors giving students the chance to learn about the specialist plant needed to carry out their type of work:

  • Tilbury Douglas share their insight on why it’s great to work in the construction industry:

You can explore more activities hosted by Tilbury Douglas here:

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/yprentis_opendoors-sitevisit-careersinconstruction-activity-6851177389075001344-iAsK

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/tilbury-douglas-wales-739786221_schoolengagement-community-loveconstruction-activity-6851103664413794304-Lc9P

  • Multiplex provide breath taking views from floor 31 of River Tower:

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/builduk_teambuilduk-opendoors21-loveconstruction-activity-6851182849232535552-1kjW

  • Roberston Group invite the public to take a sneak peak at the state of the art National Robotarium:

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/national-robotarium_national-robotarium-build-timelapse-contains-activity-6851085403450052608-Zwbr

  • Wilmott Dixon take students behind the hoardings of refurbishment and MMC projects:

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/willmott-dixon_opendoors21-activity-6851758146025779200-sPHi

  • Berkeley Group welcomed students to see first hand the expertise needed to restore an iconic factory building:

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/berkeley-group-holdings-plc_opendoors21-loveconstruction-careers-activity-6851500823881510912-6UUQ

Use #OpenDoors21 to catch up on all the action.

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