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Cruden Group is regularly involved in many different projects, events and community activities throughout the year. We aim to feature these on this news page for you to enjoy. To read previous news, stories about events, charity work or community activities, please have a look at our news archive.

Cruden Group Ltd Business Update & Covid-19 Statement – Friday 1st May 2020

May 1, 2020

Cruden Group Ltd  Business Update & Covid-19 Statement - Friday 1st May 2020

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Cruden Group Ltd Covid-19 Statement – Wednesday 1st April 2020

April 1, 2020

Covid-19 Statement – Wednesday 1st April 2020

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Exchange Square Water Feature completed for Manchester City Council

March 5, 2020

Manchester’s new look fountain revealed

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Cruden’s 11th year in succession at the LABC BUILDING EXCELLENCE AWARDS

March 4, 2020

Three Cruden projects selected as finalists in the 2020 North West Local Authority Building Control Awards

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2019 Cruden Construction HSQE Award Winners

February 25, 2020

 Winning Team - Liberty Place, St Helens

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Christmas Foodbank Appeal

December 19, 2019

Cruden Employees Donate to Local Foodbank

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Inside Housing Awards 2019 - Cruden Construction projects shortlisted

November 27, 2019

Harrison Square, Dallam and Walmsley Drive, Ormskirk award finalists

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Cruden supports World Mental Health Day

October 16, 2019

'Tea & Talk' - World Mental Health Day

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Cruden helps Procure Partnerships raise £11,000 for leading homeless and housing charity

October 14, 2019

Cruden Team raise over £1900 for Whitechapel Centre

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The Metropolis Emerges

August 27, 2019

Cruden making a good start on 3rd student accommodation contract for Primus Property Group

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Works progressing apace at Atlas Street Extra Care Development

June 19, 2019

New images of Atlas Street, St Helens Development

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Cruden commences new £10.45m Lytham St Annes Retirement Living Village

June 6, 2019

Cruden Construction to construct 65 retirement apartments at North Walton Street.

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Cruden say farewell to long Serving Contracts Manager, Paul Slavin

March 29, 2019

Cruden Construction has marked the retirement of Contracts Manager, Paul Slavin with a retirement presentation at the company’s Head Office

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Middleton Extra Care Gearing Up To Start

March 15, 2019

Construction of the new extra care village at Rochdale to start.

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Time-lapse Video Provides Construction Insight

February 20, 2019

Time-lapse recording of Dovedale Court development’s construction progress 

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Cruden Group enjoys successful start to 2019

January 15, 2019

More contract awards for 2019

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Autumn Cheer for Cruden Construction

November 29, 2018

Cruden Construction to start two new contracts for leading registered provider Riverside Housing

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Cruden Property Services and NHS Property Services start Chapelford GP Surgery

November 26, 2018

Ground-breaking ceremony marks the commencement of construction on new Chapelford GP Surgery

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Cruden Volunteers run for local community care provider

September 19, 2018

A team of Cruden volunteers supported Warrington Community Living by running and raising funds in the Warrington half marathon and 10 kilometre fun run 

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Cruden Sponsors 3rd annual Housing & Care 21 Oldham Residents Bowling Competition

July 18, 2018

Around 20 Housing & Care 21 residents, together with Cruden staff, took part in the bowling competition held at St George’s Square in Chadderton

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Cruden Property Services Enjoys Summer Success

July 5, 2018

Project Division set for a Busy Summer

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Cruden Construction and Helena Partnerships to complete development at Knowsley Road, St Helens

June 20, 2018

Cruden Starts Phase 3 of Liberty Place Housing Development

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River View Wins West Midlands LABC Award

June 11, 2018

Scheme judged the winner in Best Inclusive Building category

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Phase 1 of Trepassey Care Home Handed Over

June 8, 2018

Cruden Construction has handed over Phase I of Trepassey Care Home 

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Cruden Construction commence £9m Community Gateway contract

May 4, 2018

Work on Preston’s first (and Cruden Construction’s 31st) independent living, extra care scheme began in earnest at Dovedale, Ingol earlier this month.

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Contracts Signed for St Helens flagship Extra Care Development

April 10, 2018

Torus Group has selected Cruden Construction for their flagship £13m+ Extra Care Development in St. Helens

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Long Serving Contracts Manager Dave Woodward Retires

April 6, 2018

Cruden Construction has marked the retirement of Contracts Manager, Dave Woodward with a retirement presentation at the company’s Head Office

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April 5, 2018

Cruden Construction selected as finalists in the North West and West Midlands Local Authority Building Control Awards.

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Salford Quays Refurbishment Contract for Cruden Construction

February 23, 2018

Refurbishment works started at Ontario House, Salford Quays

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Cruden Construction Starts Trio of New Affordable Housing Contracts

February 20, 2018

New houses and apartments to be built in Birkenhead, Ormskirk and St Helens.

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Cruden Property Services MD announces 2017 HSQE Award Winner

February 12, 2018

Second HSQE Award Announced

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2017 Cruden Construction HSQE Award Winners

February 9, 2018

Congratulations to Kevin Duffy and Nick Sainthouse - the 2017 Cruden Construction HSQE Award Winners 

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Cruden Construction starts major new £11.5m Student Accommodation Contract in Nottingham

February 5, 2018

Work starts on The Laceworks, Nottingham for Primus Property Group

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Cruden complete 126 new Retirement / Extra Care Apartments

February 1, 2018

Cruden Construction hand over a further two Retirement Living / Extra Care developments to Housing Plus and Wrekin Housing Trust

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Construction Project Managers, Site Managers & Quantity Surveyors Needed

January 18, 2018

We are currently recruiting talented, motivated and experienced Project Managers, Site Managers and Quantity Surveyors to join our team in the North West 

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Delivering Safe Sites Christmas Message

December 18, 2017

Cruden Construction and Arcus Consulting deliver Safe Sites Christmas Message at Dallam Primary School and Dallam Little Stars Nursery

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Andrew Barker joins the CPSL Board

December 14, 2017

Cruden Property Services appoints Andrew Barker as Operations Director.

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£2000 Raised in Support of the Homeless in Manchester

November 15, 2017

Cruden volunteers join in the 2017 Booth Centre Manchester Sleepout

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Work Experience Leads To Jobs

November 15, 2017

Two Warrington women have landed jobs after completing work experience with Cruden Construction on a new housing development in Dallam. 

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Cruden Shortlisted For The Construction Investing In Talent Awards

August 29, 2017

Cruden Group has been seleced as a finalist in the ‘Wellbeing Initiative of the Year’ category of the 2017 Construction Investing in Talent Awards.

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4TH Belong Village Handed Over

July 20, 2017

Early hand over of the new Belong Morris Feinmann Community Care Village in West Didsbury. 


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New Contract Awards for Cruden Construction

June 29, 2017

Two new contract awards herald further progress on Cruden Construction’s expansion into wider sectors of the North West construction market.

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North West England - Development Land Sought

May 12, 2017

Cruden Construction Ltd is seeking land and redevelopment opportunities

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North West LABC Building Excellence Awards 2017

May 12, 2017

Two projects completed by Cruden Construction in 2016 have been selected as finalists

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EDI & CSR Champion, Barry Curran Retires

May 4, 2017

Barry Curran retires after 28 years with Cruden

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Chief Quantity Surveyor joins the Board

April 28, 2017

Pat Treanor is made a Director of Cruden Construction

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Cruden announces 2016 HSQE Award Winners

March 31, 2017

Awards for Best Performing Site and Management

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Cruden Group congratulates the winners at the 2017 EDI Grand Awards

March 22, 2017

Jo Barton receives Investors in Diversity Adviser of the Year award.

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Stalwart Company Engineer Retires

February 24, 2017

Tom Sheehy retires after 46 years service with Cruden.

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Torus Group and Warrington Council celebrate commencement of local project

February 6, 2017

Enablng works commence for 65 affordable homes and retail provision at Dallam.

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Christmas Boost for Cruden Construction

December 15, 2016

£50m of new contracts boosts Cruden Construction’s Christmas 

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Cruden’s ‘Movember’ raises £4000

December 9, 2016

Cruden’s ‘Movember’ raises £4000

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FD leads the way with a ‘Shave Down’ to start Cruden’s Movember

November 2, 2016

Launch event of Cruden Group’s support of the annual ‘Movember.Com’ drive, which aims to raise funds for men’s health.

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Cruden Group launches C Fit for ‘Movember’

November 1, 2016

Cruden Group launches the Cruden Fit initiative

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Focus on the Customer leads to Triple Framework Success

October 20, 2016

Cruden Construction is delighted to announce that it has been selected as a partner contractor on three important construction procurement frameworks for new contracts in the North West of England between 2016 and 2020.

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Cruden Construction supports the Fusion Centre, Tonge, Bolton

August 30, 2016

Cruden team give their time and skills to a painting makeover at the Fusion Community Centre in Bolton

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Elmhurst Care Home – Community Garden Makeover

August 22, 2016

Employees of Cruden Property Services Ltd joined forces with the client, Cumbria County Council, on our project to extend Elmhust Care Home in Ulverston, Cumbria; to give a much needed facelift to a courtyard area within the grounds of the care home.

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Supporting Skills and Investing in the next generation

June 20, 2016

As a Warrington based company, Cruden was delighted to be the main sponsor for a skills competion day at Warrington Collegiate.


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New Heswall Care Home Project Award

June 17, 2016

Cruden Construction has commenced a £6.5m extension and refurbishment contract to Trepassey Care Home for Cheshire Residential Homes Trust at Heswall, on the west side of the Wirral Peninsular.

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Blackburn Foodbank

May 18, 2016

A team of volunteers from our site at Grey Street, Burnley, accompanied our Community Ambassador, Barry Curran to complete a decorating project at the Blackburn Foodbank. 

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Chairing the North West Construction Safety Group

May 6, 2016

Cruden Group is delighted to congratulate Kenny Humphreys, Cruden HSQE Manager on his appointment to the Chair of the North West Construction Safety Group

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Investing in Choices for the Future

April 25, 2016

Communicating with young people and helping them to prepare for the transition from education to the workplace is amongst the most fulfilling aspects of our Escalate Training and Career Development programme. 

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Excellence celebrated in the Cruden Construction annual HSQE Awards and 2016 LABC NW Awards.

April 15, 2016

Managing Director Ian Woolrich and HSQE Manager, Kenny Humphreys were delighted to join with construction management colleagues to celebrate significant achievements for Cruden’s construction teams and in particular for the construction management team at Penketh Court, a delightful residential scheme for over 55’s in Warrington, designed and constructed for Warrington Borough Council. 

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Positive start to 2016 – Two new Contracts for Cruden Construction Ltd

February 1, 2016

Cruden Construction is delighted to announce that it has secured two further contract awards.

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Cruden Group wins prestigious EDI Grand Award

January 22, 2016

Cruden Group has won The National Centre for Diversity Grand Award as the top performing ‘Construction Sector’ company for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

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Widnes Rugby Union Club thanks Cruden Construction.

January 6, 2016

Cruden Construction is presently constructing 20 new houses and 16 new flats for local client Halton Housing Trust, off Heath Road in Widnes, adjacent to which is Widnes Rugby Union Football Club.

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£3m Retail success for Cruden!

December 10, 2015

Leading developer, Brookhouse Group has selected Cruden Construction to undertake the construction of two new retail stores for Aldi and B&M Stores at Parsonage Retail Park, Leigh.

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Stayed the Distance Run the Race

September 21, 2015

The English Half Marathon was run on Sunday 20th September in Warrington with some 5,000 dedicated runners taking on a challenging course. Many participants took part to raise money for local charities and some competed against the clock to achieve personal best times.

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Further Summer Contract Awards for Cruden Construction

September 2, 2015

Cruden Construction has been awarded two further contracts from existing clients, Rochdale Boroughwide Housing (RBH) and Brook Finch Pogson with a value approaching £5.8m.

Twenty six new homes will be constructed at Longridge Drive, Heywood for RBH, the only mutual housing society jointly owned by tenants and employees.

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The Wrekin Housing Trust award £10m extra care development

August 12, 2015

The Wrekin Housing Trust, one of the largest social housing providers in the West Midlands with almost 12,000 homes for rent and shared ownership across Shropshire and Staffordshire has awarded a £10m contract for the design and construction of a new Extra Care Development of 85 one and two bedroom apartments and associated resident facilities at Bicton near Shrewsbury to Cruden Construction. 

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Oldham Residents Bowled Over at Inaugural Tournament

July 30, 2015

Residents in Oldham were bowled over as they took part in crown green bowls tournament. Around 50 residents took part in the event, which was arranged for people living at Housing & Care 21 schemes in Oldham. 

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English Half Marathon - Cruden Up and Running

July 30, 2015

Warrington Community Living has announced record numbers of people dedicating their time and effort to the people they support by running for them in the English Half Marathon.

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International CSR Excellence Awards 2015

July 10, 2015

Cruden Group has won an International CSR Excellence Award in the national campaign to find Britain's most caring companies.

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Cruden Construction awarded £7.9m contract for Belong Morris Feinmann community care village in Didsbury

July 10, 2015

Cruden Construction is delighted to have been selected as the construction partner for the next Belong village in Didsbury, Manchester. 

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Cruden's Escalate in the Community Programme creates benefits in Cruden's home town.

July 6, 2015

Cruden Escalate in the Community volunteers completed a makeover at the Oaks Centre in Penketh Warrington.

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Cruden staff help dreams come true for one of their own

July 6, 2015

Everyone who comes into contact with Cruden Group knows that the company ethos has always included a strong commitment to help worthy causes or those less fortunate in our communities. It is no surprise then, that staff at Cruden Group have rallied in support of company Site Manager, Tom Armstrong, helping to make the dreams of Tom's son Brandon come true.

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