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Stonewood Group 50th Anniversary Celebrations

More than 400 members of construction firm Stonewood Group’s staff and their families enjoyed games, music and food at an evening to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The family company, founded by Neill Aitkenhead and partner Tim Saunders in 1972, began, as he told the...

Celebrating 50 Years – A conversation with Matt and Neill Aitkenhead

As we celebrate our 50th anniversary, we headed to one of our sites in Grittleton to hear from founder Neill Aitkenhead and CEO Matt Aitkenhead to discuss how the company started, how far it has come and where it plans to go next.

Construction firm Stonewood donates surplus phones to help charity protect domestic abuse victims

Surplus mobile phones firm will provide a vital lifeline for victims fleeing abusive relationships after they were donated to Splitz Support Service by construction company Stonewood Group.

Bath’s young star building a solid foundation for a glittering career with Stonewood behind him

Being sponsored by a construction firm in his first professional season for Bath Rugby is more apt than you could imagine for promising fly-half Orlando Bailey – one of his closest confidants also works in the sector.

Stonewood directors dig in to create new garden area for homeless charity

Big-hearted construction firm directors gave up their weekend to create a new garden area from a wasteland for a homeless charity. Senior management from Stonewood Group spent their Saturday helping to turn an unloved dumping ground into an attractive outdoor space for Doorway in Chippenham at its new base in The Citadel in Bath Road.

Award win for apprentice, Archie Smart!

We are absolutely delighted that Archie Smart has won the ‘Outstanding Apprentice of the Year’ award at the BristolLive & BathLive Apprenticeship Awards 2022 on Tuesday 17th May.

Mental Health Awareness Week

Construction group Stonewood is tackling the outdated macho image of building sites and encouraging its staff to talk about problems that could cause stress and anxiety. During Mental Health Awareness Week, a series of site visits, seminars and ‘Tool Box Talks’ have aimed to let workers know that they can open up about things that are worrying them and there will be someone to listen.

Q&A with Jamie Priest

After 28 years in the construction industry Stonewood Builders Managing Director Jamie Priest has the experience and judgement needed to navigate a way around all the obstacles the job can throw at him – but the lure of equestrianism almost had him clearing completely different types of hurdles for a living.

Harry Meade at Badminton Horse Trials

Stonewood ambassador Harry Meade is about to embark on his 12th Badminton International Horse Trials, the toughest challenge in the equestrian calendar which combines the discipline of the dressage, the daring of the cross country and the nerve-jangling precision of show jumping across four days of intense competition.

Ross Batty Hangs Up His Boots for Life on Site

At the end of the 2020/21 season, former Bath Rugby Hooker, Ross Batty hung up his boots and prepared for life after rugby on one of our sites. We took CEO Matt Aitkenhead down to Salisbury to have a catch-up and discuss how he is adjusting to life on site.

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