Royal BAM Group started as a small family carpentry businesses in May 1869 and  has grown into a major European built environment businesses, employing 20,000 people and with a turnover of around €7 billion worldwide.

Working in partnership with Trees For All, BAM will plant 100,000 trees in Bolivia and Uganda, while the remaining 50,000 will shared between its ten European operating companies.

Royal BAM Group has been listed on the Euronext Amsterdam since 1959. Two of its operating companies are based in the UK: BAM Construct UK, which has an annual turnover of around one billion pounds and employs 2,500 people in construction and property services, and BAM Nuttall that has a turnover of around £700m and employees 3,000 people in civil engineering and infrastructure.

James Wimpenny, BAM Construct UK’s Chief Executive, said:

‘We are very proud in the UK to be part of a successful worldwide business that is known for its quality, expertise and innovation. We are proud too of our heritage but also embrace a forward looking attitude and new and better ways of working.

‘The gift of 150,000 trees is because we recognise sustainability is so important for the future well-being of society. We will be announcing the locations of the UK tree plantings soon.’

James Wimpenny

Chief Executive, BAM Construct UK

To read the full Royal BAM Group press release click here.

Images of projects and people, and trees, are available on the Royal BAM Group website.