Working in Construction

Working in Construction

This section includes articles on working in construction, as well as an explanation of some of the terms you might come across when working on site.

How timber can help solve the housing crisis.

Rachael Suttacheep - 09-Dec-2019

'A cross-party report into how the timber frame industry can play a major role in helping solve the housing crisis has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis.'

Read more

How is gender stereotyping effecting our industry?

Katy Hall, SC4 Director - 02-Dec-2019

As an Ambassador for Women in Construction #WIC and Diversity in Construction #DIC, and as a Mental Health First Aider - #MHFA, I truly believe that if we are to attract women and people from diverse communities, or those with disabilities into Construction, Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths #STEM, as well as support those already in the industry struggling with prejudice, hidden and visible disabilities, mental health issues and family commitments already in the industry then we need to make fundamental changes in society.

Read more

Diversity in Construction Ambassadors

Rachael Suttacheep - 21-Nov-2019

SC4 are happy to announce, we will be sending two representatives, as Diversity in Construction Ambassadors, to the London Build Expo 2019.

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North Stoneham Park Nominated for Inside Housing Award

Rachael Suttacheep - 20-Nov-2019

North Stoneham Park has been nominated for Best Development (100+) and Best Affordable Housing Development in construction at the Inside Housing Awards 2019.

The 1100 dwelling scheme, which is currently under construction, enjoys a rich landscape network that ties through to the historic woodland beyond.

A variety of house types, apartments and tenures integrate to form a series of defined character areas, creating a cohesive and strong composition.

The supporting infrastructure, in the form of Avenue Park and the Local Centre, will give opportunity for this new community to thrive and create an attractive place to live and enjoy.

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Winter is Coming!!!

Rachael Suttacheep - 15-Nov-2019

SC4 are continuing our Keeping Safe and Healthy in Construction campaign this month, with a focus on Working in Cold Weather.

Read more

Movember 2019

Rachael Suttacheep - 06-Nov-2019

SC4's Decorator, Stephen Norton, is growing his Moustache for this year's Movember campaign. He hopes to raise awareness of Mental Health issues in Construction.

Read more

UK Construction Week

Rachael Suttacheep - 05-Nov-2019

In October 2019, SC4 attended UK Construction Week in Birmingham. Katy (Director) and Rachael (Marketing) spent the day networking and attending seminars and talks.

Read more

We are hiring a Project Manager

Rachael Suttacheep - 15-Oct-2019

SC4 is looking to hire a Project Manager to oversee carpentry works on our clients’ sites which are usually within one hour's drive of Basingstoke working on own projects and as assistant to Contracts Manager, Simon Mead.

Read more

Women in Construction Ambassadors at London Build 2019

Rachael Suttacheep - 15-Oct-2019

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Keeping Safe and Healthy in Construction

Rachael Suttacheep - 18-Sep-2019

SC4 have started a NEW campaign titled "Keeping Safe and Healthy in Construction." We hope to raise awareness of the Health and Safety issues in the industry.

Read more

We are on YouTube!!

Rachael Suttacheep - 18-Sep-2019

SC4 have now created a Youtube page. So if you have missed out on any of our videos or would like to link to them on your website/blog take a look!! youtube.com/sc4carpenters

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Rachael Suttacheep - My Story in Construction

Rachael Suttacheep - 16-Sep-2019

Rachael talks about how she became Marketing & Communications Manager for SC4 Carpenters Ltd and why her role as Welfare Liaison is so important.

Read more

Katy Hall - My Story in Construction

Katy Hall - 16-Sep-2019

Katy Hall has been Finance Director, Company Secretary and an owner of SC4 Carpenters Ltd since its inauguration in 2000. Read Katy's story in construction to find out how she came to construction and why she believes it is so important for the industry that it attracts more women.

Read more

Building an inclusive construction industry

Rachael Suttacheep - 15-Sep-2019

Campaigning for Greater Diversity and Inclusivity in the Construction Industry

Read more

Women in Construction

Rachael Suttacheep - 15-Sep-2019

In this article, SC4 continues its efforts to promote positive growth in the Construction Industry. We present the facts about women in construction, such as, of the 2 million people who work in the Construction Industry in the UK, just 320,000 are Women and only 7% of women in construction work in manual positions.

Read more

250 houses erected at North Stoneham Park

Rachael Suttacheep - 12-Sep-2019

Congratulations and thank you to all our subcontractors who helped erect the timberframe for Taylor Lane at North Stoneham Park. 

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Launch of New SC4 Website

Rachael Suttacheep - 08-Sep-2019

SC4 is proud to announce the launch of our NEW and improved website. After a few bumps in the road the website is now up and accessible.

Along with a new look, we have included some features that we hope will make visiting the site an easier and more interactive and informative experience.

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Botleigh Grange awarded Certificate of Excellence

Rachael Suttacheep - 21-Jul-2020

High-end 68-bed care home at the Botleigh Grange site in Hedge End has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the Considerate Constructor's Scheme.

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Pride in Construction

Katy Hall, Director - 01-Apr-2020

In this article, SC4 reflects on its role and influence in the industry. Our primary focus has been on how Belonging can affect the Wellbeing of our staff and subcontractors. We hope that by raising awareness of Mental Health issues and promoting Diversity within our workforce, we will create a happier and healthier company and a more positive and focused team.

Read more

Time To Talk Day 2020

Rachael Suttacheep - 01-Feb-2020

#TimeToTalk Day 2020

1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year, which is why talking about mental health is so important.

Join SC4 start the conversation to end the stigma for those struggling with a mental health problem or crisis.

Read more

American Dyslexia Study

Rachael Suttacheep - 23-Jan-2020

Results of an American Study identifies working as a Carpenter as one of the Top Jobs for a person with Dyslexia due to greater awareness of spatial relationships.

Read more

SC4 win NEW contract with Highwood Group for 68 bed care home

Rachael Suttacheep - 13-Jan-2020

SC4 Carpenters have won a NEW contract to provide carpentry services for a 68 bed care home in Hedge End for primary contractor, Highwood Group. We are excited to work alongside Highwood again, in what looks to be an exciting and interesting project.

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Every Mind Matters team up with the FA Cup to create Mental Health video for 3rd Round Weekend

Rachael Suttacheep - 03-Jan-2020

HRH THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE AND FOOTBALL LEGENDS CHAMPION MENTAL HEALTH ON EMIRATES FA CUP THIRD ROUND WEEKEND

Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters and the Heads Up campaign, a partnership between Heads Together and The FA, have teamed up to encourage football fans to take simple actions to look after their mental health.

In an historic first, all Emirates FA Cup Third Round matches this weekend will be delayed by one minute to urge fans to ‘Take a Minute’ for their mental health.

Ahead of kick-off, a powerful one-minute film narrated by HRH The Duke of Cambridge and featuring famous faces from the world of football - including Frank Lampard and Alex Scott - will be played.

The partnership encourages fans to complete Every Mind Matters’ ‘Your Mind Plan’ tool to receive a personalised plan of self-care actions to deal with stress, boost mood, improve sleep and feel more in control.

Search Every Mind Matters to create your own personal mental health action plan.

Read more

How To Source The Best Carpentry And Joinery Professionals For Your Construction Project

SC4 Carpenters - 11-Nov-2021

A Carpenter and Joiner has one of the key skillsets required for a wide range of construction projects. Although there is a considerable overlap of skills between carpentry and joinery, the two are quite distinct; so, if you’re a construction business or main contractor looking for a trustworthy and professional carpentry contractor for your construction project, or are considering a career in the industry, it’s important to understand the similarities and differences between carpentry and joinery.

Read more

The 5% Club Charter

Katy Hall, Director - 01-Nov-2021

SC4 is proud to have signed The 5% Club Charter and that we have repeatedly exceeded the promises made in this Charter for many years by having a minimum 5% of our UK workforce enrolled on formalised apprentice, sponsored student and/or graduate development schemes.

Read more

What is Social Value and why it is important to us?

Katy Hall, Director - 26-Oct-2021

In this article we explain what Social Value in Construction means to us. We are proud that our company represents a diverse local social and ethnic community where the benefits provided by individual skills and experience, knowledge, expertise, neurodiversity and conditions such as dyslexia are valued and our workforce and local community is supported.

Read more

Highwood Construction - Stronger than Ever

Katy Hall, Director - 25-Oct-2021

SC4 Carpenters Ltd has been working in partnership with Highwood Construction since 2018 and is proud that they have described working with us as "an absolute pleasure!" The feeling is mutual and we were also proud to work with Highwood on a project for the ManGang charity. Read more about Highwood and ManGang in this article in the Construction and Civil Engineering (CCE) Magazine.

Read more

How Can The Carpentry Industry Emerge Stronger After Covid-19?

13-Oct-2021

While many sectors have been able to insulate themselves by taking emergency measures, such as homeworking, construction has proved to be vulnerable to the extensive collateral damage of the virus.

Read more

Timber Frame Construction: What’s The Cost?

05-Oct-2021

The benefits of timber frame construction are hard to ignore, whether you’re a project manager responsible for the redevelopment of land, or a self-builder seeking an affordable way to create your dream home.

Read more

Complement Your Latest Construction Project With A Painting And Decorating Contractor

SC4 Carpenters - 22-Sep-2021

When the construction of your project has been completed, painting and decorating is the most effective way to bring the building alive so that it’s ready to welcome its new occupants.

Read more

Timber Frame Housing Vs Traditional Construction: What’s The Best Option For Your Next Construction Project?

14-Sep-2021

Conventional construction methods have become the failsafe choice for most building projects, yet modern engineering and architecture has enabled the construction of timber framed housing instead.

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The Benefits Of Working With A Professional Commercial Carpentry And Joinery Contractor

Conrad Hall - 10-Sep-2021

From windows and door frames to staircases and entire structural beams, carpentry and joinery services are best delivered by expert contractors.

Read more

Suicide Prevention Day - Construction

Katy Hall, Director - 09-Sep-2021

On World Suicide Prevention Day 2021, we have republished a couple of videos from 2019 which are sadly still relevant today. In the construction industry deaths from suicide are around ten times higher than deaths from injury, and each death is one too many.

Read more

Milwaukee Tools: Carpentry never looked so cool!

Katy Hall - 24-Aug-2021

SC4 Carpenters' workforce star in this new Milwaukee Tool promotional video: "MILWAUKEE® Cordless Carpentry Solutions: From Frame to Finish", filmed in Hampshire in early 2021. The filming took place on various sites of our valued clients, Highwood Construction and Foreman Homes

Read more

Using Drone Videography on Site

Conrad Hall - 28-Jul-2021

SC4 Carpenters uses Drone Videography to showcase and review our progress on site.

Read more

Why is Health and Safety in Construction Important?

Conrad Hall - 10-Jun-2021

At SC4 Carpenters Ltd we are proud of our excellent health and safety record over the last 21 years. We have just renewed our SMAS and Acclaim SSIPs accrediations for 2021-2022. In this article we explain what these accreditations mean for us, our clients and our workforce, and discuss:

  • Why Health and Safety in Construction is so vital
  • How you can minimise the risk of accidents on a construction site
  • What these Accreditations are
  • Why it is important that your contractors are accredited

Read more

Poet's Meadow, Oakley

Conrad Hall - 08-Jun-2021

It's great to use drone video photography to see how a build is progressing from the air. We filmed this at Foreman Homes' site in Oakley in May 2021, where we are the carpentry and decorating contractors for 85 new homes.

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ConstructionLine Gold

SC4 Carpenters Ltd - 04-Jun-2021

SC4 Carpenters Ltd are proud ConstructionLine Gold Members. This accreditation demonstrates to our clients that we have been subjected to increased scrutiny around governance and risk management. SC4 has been assessed on additional areas such as: environmental management, quality management, equal opportunities, modern slavery act adherence and anti-bribery and corruption policies.

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SC4 Carpenters Ltd proudly sponsors Joe Tomlinson, TPPC Player of the Season and Young Player of the Season 2021

SC4 Carpenters Ltd - 24-May-2021

Congratulations to Eastleigh Football Club, Joe Tomlinson, for a triple whammy this week. SC4 Carpenters Ltd is proud to be your home game sponsor and delighted by your success this season. Well done for winning TSSC (The Spitfires Supporters Club) 2020/2021 Player of the Season and Young Player of the Season. Well deserved!

Read the full blog to see Joe scoring the winning goal this week.

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Stunning Show Homes completed at Water's Edge, Mytchett

John Norton - 17-Mar-2021

In March 2021, SC4 Decorators completed the wallpapering and decorating for Nicholas King's beautiful Show Homes on their Water's Edge site in Mytchett, near Camberley.

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Suicide Prevention Day - Construction

Katy Hall, Director - 09-Sep-2021

On World Suicide Prevention Day 2021, we have republished a couple of videos from 2019 which are sadly still relevant today. In the construction industry deaths from suicide are around ten times higher than deaths from injury, and each death is one too many.

Read more

Why is Health and Safety in Construction Important?

Conrad Hall - 10-Jun-2021

At SC4 Carpenters Ltd we are proud of our excellent health and safety record over the last 21 years. We have just renewed our SMAS and Acclaim SSIPs accrediations for 2021-2022. In this article we explain what these accreditations mean for us, our clients and our workforce, and discuss:

  • Why Health and Safety in Construction is so vital
  • How you can minimise the risk of accidents on a construction site
  • What these Accreditations are
  • Why it is important that your contractors are accredited

Read more

ConstructionLine Gold

SC4 Carpenters Ltd - 04-Jun-2021

SC4 Carpenters Ltd are proud ConstructionLine Gold Members. This accreditation demonstrates to our clients that we have been subjected to increased scrutiny around governance and risk management. SC4 has been assessed on additional areas such as: environmental management, quality management, equal opportunities, modern slavery act adherence and anti-bribery and corruption policies.

Read more

Time To Talk Day 2020

Rachael Suttacheep - 01-Feb-2020

#TimeToTalk Day 2020

1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year, which is why talking about mental health is so important.

Join SC4 start the conversation to end the stigma for those struggling with a mental health problem or crisis.

Read more

Every Mind Matters team up with the FA Cup to create Mental Health video for 3rd Round Weekend

Rachael Suttacheep - 03-Jan-2020

HRH THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE AND FOOTBALL LEGENDS CHAMPION MENTAL HEALTH ON EMIRATES FA CUP THIRD ROUND WEEKEND

Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters and the Heads Up campaign, a partnership between Heads Together and The FA, have teamed up to encourage football fans to take simple actions to look after their mental health.

In an historic first, all Emirates FA Cup Third Round matches this weekend will be delayed by one minute to urge fans to ‘Take a Minute’ for their mental health.

Ahead of kick-off, a powerful one-minute film narrated by HRH The Duke of Cambridge and featuring famous faces from the world of football - including Frank Lampard and Alex Scott - will be played.

The partnership encourages fans to complete Every Mind Matters’ ‘Your Mind Plan’ tool to receive a personalised plan of self-care actions to deal with stress, boost mood, improve sleep and feel more in control.

Search Every Mind Matters to create your own personal mental health action plan.

Read more

Winter is Coming!!!

Rachael Suttacheep - 15-Nov-2019

SC4 are continuing our Keeping Safe and Healthy in Construction campaign this month, with a focus on Working in Cold Weather.

Read more

Keeping Safe and Healthy in Construction

Rachael Suttacheep - 18-Sep-2019

SC4 have started a NEW campaign titled "Keeping Safe and Healthy in Construction." We hope to raise awareness of the Health and Safety issues in the industry.

Read more

The 5% Club Charter

Katy Hall, Director - 01-Nov-2021

SC4 is proud to have signed The 5% Club Charter and that we have repeatedly exceeded the promises made in this Charter for many years by having a minimum 5% of our UK workforce enrolled on formalised apprentice, sponsored student and/or graduate development schemes.

Read more

What is Social Value and why it is important to us?

Katy Hall, Director - 26-Oct-2021

In this article we explain what Social Value in Construction means to us. We are proud that our company represents a diverse local social and ethnic community where the benefits provided by individual skills and experience, knowledge, expertise, neurodiversity and conditions such as dyslexia are valued and our workforce and local community is supported.

Read more

Suicide Prevention Day - Construction

Katy Hall, Director - 09-Sep-2021

On World Suicide Prevention Day 2021, we have republished a couple of videos from 2019 which are sadly still relevant today. In the construction industry deaths from suicide are around ten times higher than deaths from injury, and each death is one too many.

Read more

SC4 Carpenters Ltd proudly sponsors Joe Tomlinson, TPPC Player of the Season and Young Player of the Season 2021

SC4 Carpenters Ltd - 24-May-2021

Congratulations to Eastleigh Football Club, Joe Tomlinson, for a triple whammy this week. SC4 Carpenters Ltd is proud to be your home game sponsor and delighted by your success this season. Well done for winning TSSC (The Spitfires Supporters Club) 2020/2021 Player of the Season and Young Player of the Season. Well deserved!

Read the full blog to see Joe scoring the winning goal this week.

Read more

Pride in Construction

Katy Hall, Director - 01-Apr-2020

In this article, SC4 reflects on its role and influence in the industry. Our primary focus has been on how Belonging can affect the Wellbeing of our staff and subcontractors. We hope that by raising awareness of Mental Health issues and promoting Diversity within our workforce, we will create a happier and healthier company and a more positive and focused team.

Read more

Time To Talk Day 2020

Rachael Suttacheep - 01-Feb-2020

#TimeToTalk Day 2020

1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year, which is why talking about mental health is so important.

Join SC4 start the conversation to end the stigma for those struggling with a mental health problem or crisis.

Read more

American Dyslexia Study

Rachael Suttacheep - 23-Jan-2020

Results of an American Study identifies working as a Carpenter as one of the Top Jobs for a person with Dyslexia due to greater awareness of spatial relationships.

Read more

Every Mind Matters team up with the FA Cup to create Mental Health video for 3rd Round Weekend

Rachael Suttacheep - 03-Jan-2020

HRH THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE AND FOOTBALL LEGENDS CHAMPION MENTAL HEALTH ON EMIRATES FA CUP THIRD ROUND WEEKEND

Public Health England’s Every Mind Matters and the Heads Up campaign, a partnership between Heads Together and The FA, have teamed up to encourage football fans to take simple actions to look after their mental health.

In an historic first, all Emirates FA Cup Third Round matches this weekend will be delayed by one minute to urge fans to ‘Take a Minute’ for their mental health.

Ahead of kick-off, a powerful one-minute film narrated by HRH The Duke of Cambridge and featuring famous faces from the world of football - including Frank Lampard and Alex Scott - will be played.

The partnership encourages fans to complete Every Mind Matters’ ‘Your Mind Plan’ tool to receive a personalised plan of self-care actions to deal with stress, boost mood, improve sleep and feel more in control.

Search Every Mind Matters to create your own personal mental health action plan.

Read more

How is gender stereotyping effecting our industry?

Katy Hall, SC4 Director - 02-Dec-2019

As an Ambassador for Women in Construction #WIC and Diversity in Construction #DIC, and as a Mental Health First Aider - #MHFA, I truly believe that if we are to attract women and people from diverse communities, or those with disabilities into Construction, Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths #STEM, as well as support those already in the industry struggling with prejudice, hidden and visible disabilities, mental health issues and family commitments already in the industry then we need to make fundamental changes in society.

Read more

Diversity in Construction Ambassadors

Rachael Suttacheep - 21-Nov-2019

SC4 are happy to announce, we will be sending two representatives, as Diversity in Construction Ambassadors, to the London Build Expo 2019.

Read more

Movember 2019

Rachael Suttacheep - 06-Nov-2019

SC4's Decorator, Stephen Norton, is growing his Moustache for this year's Movember campaign. He hopes to raise awareness of Mental Health issues in Construction.

Read more

Women in Construction Ambassadors at London Build 2019

Rachael Suttacheep - 15-Oct-2019

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Rachael Suttacheep - My Story in Construction

Rachael Suttacheep - 16-Sep-2019

Rachael talks about how she became Marketing & Communications Manager for SC4 Carpenters Ltd and why her role as Welfare Liaison is so important.

Read more

Katy Hall - My Story in Construction

Katy Hall - 16-Sep-2019

Katy Hall has been Finance Director, Company Secretary and an owner of SC4 Carpenters Ltd since its inauguration in 2000. Read Katy's story in construction to find out how she came to construction and why she believes it is so important for the industry that it attracts more women.

Read more

Building an inclusive construction industry

Rachael Suttacheep - 15-Sep-2019

Campaigning for Greater Diversity and Inclusivity in the Construction Industry

Read more

Women in Construction

Rachael Suttacheep - 15-Sep-2019

In this article, SC4 continues its efforts to promote positive growth in the Construction Industry. We present the facts about women in construction, such as, of the 2 million people who work in the Construction Industry in the UK, just 320,000 are Women and only 7% of women in construction work in manual positions.

Read more

How To Source The Best Carpentry And Joinery Professionals For Your Construction Project

SC4 Carpenters - 11-Nov-2021

A Carpenter and Joiner has one of the key skillsets required for a wide range of construction projects. Although there is a considerable overlap of skills between carpentry and joinery, the two are quite distinct; so, if you’re a construction business or main contractor looking for a trustworthy and professional carpentry contractor for your construction project, or are considering a career in the industry, it’s important to understand the similarities and differences between carpentry and joinery.

Read more

Highwood Construction - Stronger than Ever

Katy Hall, Director - 25-Oct-2021

SC4 Carpenters Ltd has been working in partnership with Highwood Construction since 2018 and is proud that they have described working with us as "an absolute pleasure!" The feeling is mutual and we were also proud to work with Highwood on a project for the ManGang charity. Read more about Highwood and ManGang in this article in the Construction and Civil Engineering (CCE) Magazine.

Read more

How Can The Carpentry Industry Emerge Stronger After Covid-19?

13-Oct-2021

While many sectors have been able to insulate themselves by taking emergency measures, such as homeworking, construction has proved to be vulnerable to the extensive collateral damage of the virus.

Read more

Timber Frame Construction: What’s The Cost?

05-Oct-2021

The benefits of timber frame construction are hard to ignore, whether you’re a project manager responsible for the redevelopment of land, or a self-builder seeking an affordable way to create your dream home.

Read more

Complement Your Latest Construction Project With A Painting And Decorating Contractor

SC4 Carpenters - 22-Sep-2021

When the construction of your project has been completed, painting and decorating is the most effective way to bring the building alive so that it’s ready to welcome its new occupants.

Read more

The Benefits Of Working With A Professional Commercial Carpentry And Joinery Contractor

Conrad Hall - 10-Sep-2021

From windows and door frames to staircases and entire structural beams, carpentry and joinery services are best delivered by expert contractors.

Read more

Suicide Prevention Day - Construction

Katy Hall, Director - 09-Sep-2021

On World Suicide Prevention Day 2021, we have republished a couple of videos from 2019 which are sadly still relevant today. In the construction industry deaths from suicide are around ten times higher than deaths from injury, and each death is one too many.

Read more

Milwaukee Tools: Carpentry never looked so cool!

Katy Hall - 24-Aug-2021

SC4 Carpenters' workforce star in this new Milwaukee Tool promotional video: "MILWAUKEE® Cordless Carpentry Solutions: From Frame to Finish", filmed in Hampshire in early 2021. The filming took place on various sites of our valued clients, Highwood Construction and Foreman Homes

Read more

Using Drone Videography on Site

Conrad Hall - 28-Jul-2021

SC4 Carpenters uses Drone Videography to showcase and review our progress on site.

Read more

Pride in Construction

Katy Hall, Director - 01-Apr-2020

In this article, SC4 reflects on its role and influence in the industry. Our primary focus has been on how Belonging can affect the Wellbeing of our staff and subcontractors. We hope that by raising awareness of Mental Health issues and promoting Diversity within our workforce, we will create a happier and healthier company and a more positive and focused team.

Read more

American Dyslexia Study

Rachael Suttacheep - 23-Jan-2020

Results of an American Study identifies working as a Carpenter as one of the Top Jobs for a person with Dyslexia due to greater awareness of spatial relationships.

Read more

How timber can help solve the housing crisis.

Rachael Suttacheep - 09-Dec-2019

'A cross-party report into how the timber frame industry can play a major role in helping solve the housing crisis has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis.'

Read more

How is gender stereotyping effecting our industry?

Katy Hall, SC4 Director - 02-Dec-2019

As an Ambassador for Women in Construction #WIC and Diversity in Construction #DIC, and as a Mental Health First Aider - #MHFA, I truly believe that if we are to attract women and people from diverse communities, or those with disabilities into Construction, Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths #STEM, as well as support those already in the industry struggling with prejudice, hidden and visible disabilities, mental health issues and family commitments already in the industry then we need to make fundamental changes in society.

Read more

UK Construction Week

Rachael Suttacheep - 05-Nov-2019

In October 2019, SC4 attended UK Construction Week in Birmingham. Katy (Director) and Rachael (Marketing) spent the day networking and attending seminars and talks.

Read more

We are hiring a Project Manager

Rachael Suttacheep - 15-Oct-2019

SC4 is looking to hire a Project Manager to oversee carpentry works on our clients’ sites which are usually within one hour's drive of Basingstoke working on own projects and as assistant to Contracts Manager, Simon Mead.

Read more

Keeping Safe and Healthy in Construction

Rachael Suttacheep - 18-Sep-2019

SC4 have started a NEW campaign titled "Keeping Safe and Healthy in Construction." We hope to raise awareness of the Health and Safety issues in the industry.

Read more

Rachael Suttacheep - My Story in Construction

Rachael Suttacheep - 16-Sep-2019

Rachael talks about how she became Marketing & Communications Manager for SC4 Carpenters Ltd and why her role as Welfare Liaison is so important.

Read more

Katy Hall - My Story in Construction

Katy Hall - 16-Sep-2019

Katy Hall has been Finance Director, Company Secretary and an owner of SC4 Carpenters Ltd since its inauguration in 2000. Read Katy's story in construction to find out how she came to construction and why she believes it is so important for the industry that it attracts more women.

Read more

Women in Construction

Rachael Suttacheep - 15-Sep-2019

In this article, SC4 continues its efforts to promote positive growth in the Construction Industry. We present the facts about women in construction, such as, of the 2 million people who work in the Construction Industry in the UK, just 320,000 are Women and only 7% of women in construction work in manual positions.

Read more

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