News Archive for July, 2014

Spencer Group teams up with Hull College to hire largest-ever group of apprentices

30 July 2014
Fast-growing local business Spencer Group has taken on the most apprentices in the company’s history, having forged a partnership with Hull College to hire 12 young people. The dozen recruits all started on the same day after Hull-based specialist engineering…

Spencer Rail shortlisted in three categories at the National Transport Awards 2014

27 July 2014
Spencer Rail is celebrating once again after being shortlisted in three categories in the National Transport Awards 2014. For its work at Dalmarnock Station, the company has been shortlisted in the Rail Station of the Year category and for its…

Transport Minister opens first part of WYRG

22 July 2014
A multi-million pound new station, and the first part of the eagerly anticipated West Yorkshire Rail Growth (WYRG) project, has been officially opened. The James Cook Hospital station in Middlesbrough was opened on Friday, July 18 by Minister of State…

Finish line in sight for Spencer Rail at Putney Station

15 July 2014
A £9m programme of works to improve Putney Station is on the verge of completion. Spencer Rail has now entered the final stages of the project, which has seen the team install three new lifts, new staircases, expand the concourse…

Spencer Rail launches health and safety initiative on New Cross Gate Depot project

14 July 2014
Spencer Rail workers are being rewarded for working safely on the New Cross Gate Depot project. A new health and safety initiative has been introduced by Spencer to ensure safety levels on the project remain at a high level. Operations…

Spencer Rail engineer returns to former school to open a new £500,000 building

4 July 2014
Former Rainham School for Girls and Spencer Rail site engineer Kelli Randall has opened a new £500,000 sixth form block at the school. Kelli, who left the school in 2008 to begin an apprenticeship, was invited back to the school…

Ipswich Chord Named Best Large Project at Network Rail Partnership Awards 2014

4 July 2014
Spencer Rail has scooped three top industry accolades at the Network Rail Partnership Awards 2014, with the company’s work on the Ipswich Chord being named the best large project on Britain’s Railways in 2013-14. The best large project category recognises…

National Recognition for Spencer Rail’s Gravesend Station Remodelling

4 July 2014
Spencer Rail and Network Rail are celebrating after winning a national industry award for their work at Gravesend station in Kent. The Gravesend station remodelling scheme won the Best Large Project of the Year award at the Railway Industry Innovation…