News Archive for June, 2014

RoSPA Awards for Gravesend and East Kent

23 June 2014
The accolades keep on coming for Spencer Rail after it was awarded two Bronze Awards in The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Safety Awards 2014. The two awards were for Spencer’s work on its Gravesend Station Remodelling project…

Spencer Group suspension bridge project shortlisted in prestigious industry awards

14 June 2014
Specialist engineering business Spencer Group has been shortlisted in a prestigious construction industry awards for an innovative project on one of the world's longest suspension bridges. Spencer's work to dehumidify the main  cables on the Great Belt crossing in Denmark,…

Spencer Rail welcomes new Director of Safety

14 June 2014
Spencer Rail has announced the appointment of a new Director of Safety. Richard Sharp will join the company on July 10. He brings with him a wealth of industry experience, having spent the last nine years working for J Murphy…

Spencer Rail set to complete improvement works at both Hackney stations

9 June 2014
Spencer Rail has been commissioned to complete a series of works on behalf of London Overground to improve access to both Hackney stations. The project, which is currently in the design stage, is designed to provide a passenger walkway between…

Obituary Kenneth Fraser Chalmers, Rail Stalwart

1 June 2014
Kenny Chalmers, Rail Infrastructure Director UK, at Spencer Rail, passed away suddenly in May this year. Kenny was born on April 20, 1959 in Perth. He joined British Rail in 1977 as an 18 year old working in the Perth Area Civil…

Transport for London salutes New Cross Gate works

1 June 2014
Spencer Rail has been praised for its work at New Cross Gate Depot by Transport for London. Paul Edwards, fleet manager for London Overground Operations at TfL, said: “I just want to thank you all for the momentous efforts you…