Chichester Festival Theatre to Open Doors to public

Osborne, currently working on the Chichester Festival Theatre, is participating in Open Doors Weekend 2013 that invites members of the public from all across the UK to take a tour round a construction site in their area.

On the 27th and 28th of September, Osborne will open the doors of its Chichester Festival Theatre site so that people can take a tour and learn more about the project, its development and the fascinating world of construction.

Open Doors is an industry initiative to show the diverse and exciting range of career opportunities that construction has to offer and the wide range of skills that need to come together to make buildings and infrastructure part of our everyday lives. It will also demonstrate the importance of construction to both the national and regional economies.

The Open Doors Weekend is the result of a partnership of four leading industry bodies, UK Construction Group (UKCG), CITB-ConstructionSkills, The Considerate Constructors Scheme and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Osborne is one of over 23 employers are taking part in the Open Doors Weekend on 75 sites across England, Scotland and Wales.

Stephen Ratcliffe, Director of UKCG, commented: “Construction is undergoing rapid change and needs to develop a skilled, diverse workforce to meet these challenges and maintain its position as one of this country’s most dynamic, creative and important industries. Nowadays construction is more about careers than jobs and the expected increase in demand for management roles in the next few years means that we need quality talent entering the industry now to fill these future positions.”

“Open Doors Weekend is a unique opportunity for the industry to display the complexity, excitement and scope of modern construction projects and give people a taste of what it’s really like to work in the industry. But places will be limited so I’d encourage anyone interested to go on the site and register to secure their place to avoid disappointment.”

If you would like to attend, please click here to book your place.