News Archive for February, 2014

Spencer Group delivers first part of £150m Humber Ports biomass investment

28 February 2014
Specialist engineering business Spencer Group has delivered the first project as part of a £150m investment in biomass handling operations at the Humber Ports. Spencer Group has designed and constructed an impressive facility at the Port of Hull, showcasing the…

Putney progressing apace

28 February 2014
A temporary footbridge at Putney Station has been removed three weeks ahead of schedule. After serving passengers for 55 weeks, the bridge was removed early despite delays at the start of the project due to access problems. The structure was…

Edinburgh Waverley

22 February 2014
Winter 2013 saw the completion of our prestigious £21m project at Edinburgh’s Waverley Station. As a Grade A listed structure located in the middle of a World Heritage Site with no existing access for construction sized vehicles, we knew the…

Our work makes headlines

21 February 2014
The successful completion of the 15 day blockade at Gravesend has certainly got the industry talking – not least because of the challenging nature of the work and the winter weather. The story has received extensive coverage in the trade…

West Yorkshire Rail Growth

20 February 2014
This project is now on site with cabins already in place and initial site preparation work well under way. Apperley Bridge is currently being designed and work is due to start on site in the summer. We have just recieved…

East Kent Phase 2

19 February 2014
Work on the East Kent Phase 2 project is progressing well with the operational compound and operational office complex already complete and housing the partnership team. The project has also already achieved BS11000 accreditation. The scheme itself involves replacing old…

Ipswich Yard

16 February 2014
Whilst the Ipswich Chord project is drawing to a close, the Ipswich Yard scheme is just getting under way. The project will involve an extension of the reception line, extended sidings with access from both London and Felixstowe, improved signalling…

Putney performs

14 February 2014
Work at Putney continues to the accelerated programme which has reduced the overall programme by a number of months. This has been achieved through hard work and a dedicated workforce, including the support of key subcontractors and work continues 24…

Leighton Buzzard Open day raffle prize winners

10 February 2014
The initiative at Leighton Buzzard was the brain child of our project manager Dave Barber, working closely with members of Friends of the Earth and also London Midland. One of the main criteria over at Leighton Buzzard is healthy living…

Ipswich Chord Update

8 February 2014
Civils have been completed and have been handed over to the Rail team on programme. Rail are now installing pre-curved track panels and CWR track. Signalling pre-testing has started in readiness for final tests. The majority of signal equipment is…

Gravesend Art School Project

5 February 2014
As part of our desire to engage with the communities in which we are working, three schools in Gravesend recently helped decorate our site hoardings. Pupils at Wrotham Road School, Holy Trinity Church of England School and Chantry Community Academy…