Under Construction would like to support people to reach their full potential, maximising opportunities that arise from current and future investment and development within the district. Working with a range of partners, Team Under Construction has a plethora of knowledge and information of opportunities available in the local area with a view to bring these opportunities under one roof. We are approachable and person centred, inspiring individuals to invest in themselves and create brighter futures.

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Our mission

To actively be of service to local residents of Sedgemoor as an inspirational model of support – Investing in People for Brighter Futures.

Our vision

To provide local people with skills, motivation, work ethic and qualifications to maximise opportunities of the local economy.

Our values

Under Construction values


Courage to shape a better future.


Committed in heart and mind.


We do the right thing, every time.


Challenging, inventive and inspiring.

Celebrating Men’s Health Week

Celebrating Men’s Health Week

Last week we celebrated Men's Mental Health week as part of our Men4Sedgemoor programme. With the focus this year on mental health, we invited our members along to a team building day at Bridgwater YMCA. A delicious array of pastries from The Purple Spoon Café were on...

‘100 Women First’ exceeds targets during global pandemic.

‘100 Women First’ exceeds targets during global pandemic.

Despite pausing the new ‘100 Women First’ Project due to the global pandemic, targets have already been exceeded.    The project, run by the Sedgemoor District Council’s Employment and Skills Centre ‘Under Construction’, aims to help local women fulfil their...

International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021

WD2021 Under construction/100 Women First and Positive People teamed up for the second time to celebrate International Woman’s Day 2021. Slightly different to last year's event due to the lockdown but just as successful and inspiring. International Women’s Day 2021...

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