Building firms in Helensburgh are gearing-up for a post-Covid-19 revival of the region’s construction sector, according to a local businessman who chairs an industry representative group.

The move comes as construction leaders set out a blueprint to secure the future of the multi-billion-pound industry.

Under the ‘Roadmap to Recovery' strategy, the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLC) Covid-19 task force lays out proposals to protect the future of construction businesses, while setting the industry on a sustainable path towards recovery.

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Alan Trail from M&T Builders Merchants in Charlotte Street, who is also Scotland’s regional chairman of the Builders’ Merchants Federation, (BMF) said: “Our members in Helensburgh will play a key role in supporting the future recovery of the construction sector, which is a vital part of our local economy.

“Areas include ongoing support to maximise employment and retain key skills, as well as providing expertise to enable customers to access products which support a more sustainable future.”

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