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Long Serving Contracts Manager Dave Woodward Retires

Cruden Construction has marked the retirement of Contracts Manager, Dave Woodward with a retirement presentation at the company’s Head Office in Warrington on 29th March 2018.

Dave has made an outstanding contribution to Cruden Construction over a career that spans 33 years with the company.

Employed initially in the combined role of Site Engineer/Site Manager on the Lambeth Road Housing Project in Liverpool for City of Liverpool Council, Dave has worked on many of Cruden Construction’s most significant contracts, earning the respect and trust of clients, consultants, suppliers and subcontractors wherever he worked.

Highlights include the 10 year Castlefields Regeneration Project in Runcorn with Plus Dane Housing and Liverpool Housing Trust; Commutation Plaza mixed use development in Liverpool’s cultural quarter; the Powerhouse Foyer also in Liverpool for Riverside Housing; Barlow High School in Didsbury, Manchester for Manchester City Council; Liberty Place in St Helens for Helena Partnerships; Pickmere Court Extra Care Village in Crewe for Guinness Partnerships and most recently River View and The Coppice extra care developments in Penkridge and Bicton, Shrewsbury for Housing Plus Group and Wrekin Housing Trust.    

Ian Woolrich, Managing Director of Cruden Construction, led the presentation to Dave, witnessed by many colleagues from all parts of the company. Ian commented on Dave’s length of service, his early career and milestones throughout his 33 years of service, his love for his family, pets and colleagues, his passion for the outdoor life; walking, fishing and boating, and his great ability to act calm and offer decisive contributions in all manner of situations.     

Everyone at Cruden wishes Dave a happy, healthy, prosperous and lengthy retirement. We will all miss him.

Dave is pictured below with some of his colleagues at his presentation.  Left to right: Alan Green, Contracts Manager; Paul Slavin, Contracts Manager; Ian Woolrich, Managing Director; Dave Woodward; Steve Garnett, Contracts Manger; Peter Blake, Contracts Manager; Paul Welsh, Contracts Manager.