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Restoration & Renewal Delivery Authority

The Palace of Westminster, home of the Houses of Parliament, is one of our most treasured buildings. Recognised the world over, it’s the symbolic heart of our democracy and nation and a workplace for thousands of people. The building has played a unique role in our political history for 900 years and now it needs urgent repair.

The Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal Programme has been set up to tackle all the work to protect the Palace’s heritage and ensure it can continue to serve as the home of the UK Parliament for future generations.

The Palace is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a Grade 1 listed building and is regarded as the world’s finest example of early Gothic Revival architecture. Our project will be the biggest and most complex restoration ever undertaken in the UK.

The Delivery Authority will procure and manage the contractors and supply chain and it will engage a team of architects, engineers, project managers and heritage experts.

We’re building talented and diverse teams to join us in this hugely collaborative endeavour.

We’re also committed to creating a work environment that embraces the strength in our differences and to creating a sense of belonging for everyone. Accessibility and inclusion is embedded in everything we do.

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Our Values

Our Values and Behaviours are at our core, showing what we stand for and hold ourselves to account for, both collectively and individually, in terms of our actions and behaviours. 

We act with integrity

We do things right, remaining focused on health, safety and value for money. 

  • We treat money like it is our own and speak up if we see time, money or resources being wasted.

  • We actively care about the health, safety, and wellbeing of all those we work with. We deliver professionally, fairly, and objectively.

  • We do what we say we are going to do, when we say we are going to do it. We are transparent in our decision-making and any limitations.


We are inspiring

We lead by example, looking to improve, taking planned risks, and celebrating successes

  • We approach our work with care, pride, and humility.

  • We look at the bigger picture, seeking to make a positive impact by being innovative.

  • We share best practice and learn from others’ expertise and work.

  • We engage widely, developing relationships which motivate and stimulate discussion and involvement.

  • We make long-term decisions based around value for money and sustainability.


We achieve together

We work collectively and respond to, learn from, and embrace change.

  • We are a high performing organisation, and we understand what is expected of us and from those we work with.

  • We keep things simple.

  • We actively build strong relationships with those who we work with, seeking to identify common goals, being clear where objectives align but also acknowledge where they don’t.

  • We recognise that everyone has something to give and value others’ potential.

  • We encourage and welcome constructive feedback from others.

  • We work collectively and collaboratively with our Parliamentary colleagues.


We can be ourselves

We are inclusive and treat others with respect.

  • We empower people to be their authentic selves.

  • We embrace openness and honesty.

  • We understand and strive for conscious inclusion.

  • We are kind to ourselves, making sure we achieve a sensible work:life balance.

  • We call out inappropriate behaviour.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

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The Sponsor Body and Delivery Authority are committed to creating a work environment that embraces the strength in our differences and to creating a sense of belonging for everyone.
 

 

Our Approach

We are creating a programme where individual contribution is valued, ideas are openly shared, and work is a place where our teams look forward to coming to in order to produce the best outcomes for our programme and for our stakeholders.

Accessibility and Inclusion is a strategic theme for our programme and we work hard to embed this in everything that we do. We believe that innovation, good health and safety practice and our ambition of achieving value for money will happen when you have a diverse team of people who each contribute their different ways of thinking. We also know that people are at their most productive and empowered when they feel included.

To support our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy, we employ talented people from a range of different backgrounds who will join us based on their talents and experiences and work in a way that brings our programme values to life.

To complete this programme to the highest quality, whilst ensuring the well-being of every Member, Peer, staff member, contractor and the visiting public, we must treat everyone with dignity and respect and create a culture where challenges can be identified early and resolved, and that opportunities to improve our environment are maximised.

 

We are proud to partner with the following organisations:

  • Business in the Community - Race Charter
  • Armed Forces Covenant 
  • Disabilty Confident
  • Mind

 

 

 

Benefits at Restoration & Renewal Delivery Authority

List of all the benefits that Restoration & Renewal Delivery Authority are offering their employees. Benefits may vary depending on role, location and length of service.

  • Generous Pension Contribution Scheme
  • Bonus and Discount Schemes
  • Positive Mental Health Ambassadors
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Professional Membership Fees
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Group Life Assurance, 4 x salary

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