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Spencer Group begin essential works to repair Forth Road Bridge

28 November 2017
Spencer Group have begun preliminary work on their project to repair the truss ends on the Forth Road Bridge, following a high-profile fracture which closed the bridge for three weeks during emergency repairs. Selected by Transport Scotland as the contractor…

Erskine Bridge project underway, as Spencer Group provide essential maintenance

23 August 2017
Spencer Group have begun a new project to carry out essential maintenance work on Erskine Bridge in Scotland, which will ensure its cables remain safe for another decade of use. The cable-stayed bridge, which spans the Clyde and connects West…

Spencer Group reaches significant milestone on major infrastructure project

2 February 2017
Three major silos have been erected as the centrepiece of large-scale wood pellet facilities at the Port of Tyne, a significant milestone in what is an important northern project. The structures, each 36m (118ft) tall and 45m (147ft) in diameter,…

Spencer Group wins major contract to design and build wood pellet facilities at Port of Tyne

4 July 2016
Spencer Group today announced it had won a significant contract to design and build wood pellet facilities at the Port of Tyne. Lynemouth Power Ltd, which operates Lynemouth Power Station on the Northumberland coast, has awarded a contract to the…

Spencer Group – a history of success in biomass handling and storage

21 May 2016
The materials handling market in the UK is long-established, with the basic requirements for raw material extraction and transportation having existed for hundreds of years for the manufacturing industries and the energy market. In recent years, the energy industry has…

Financial package and construction contract sealed for pioneering Energy Works power plant

23 November 2015
The developer of a pioneering green energy power plant today announced it had sealed a financial package and construction contract to enable the scheme to be delivered. The announcement by Spencer Group, one of the UK’s leading privately-owned multi-disciplinary engineering…

Spencer Group completes world’s largest bridge cables anti-corrosion project

20 October 2015
High-level bridge maintenance specialist Spencer Group has completed a mammoth project that will remain the largest of its kind ever to be undertaken worldwide. The British engineering company has delivered successfully the world’s largest retro-fit cable dehumidification project on Denmark’s…

Humber Bridge project shortlisted for Prime Minister’s award

6 October 2015
A project delivered by engineering specialist Spencer Group to safeguard the structural integrity of the Humber Bridge has been shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award. The complex scheme to replace load-bearing “A-frames” connecting the main span bridge…

Spencer Group Complete Works at Hull’s King George Dock

28 September 2015
Civil Engineering specialist Spencer Group has successfully completed 12,000m² of paving for Associated British Ports (ABP). Spencer completed the time critical works on-time at the end of August. Works began on this vast area, which is located on King George…

National award nomination for Humber Bridge project delivered by Spencer Group

16 June 2015
A project delivered by Spencer Group to safeguard the long-term structural integrity of the Humber Bridge has been shortlisted for a prestigious industry award. Works to replace load-bearing “A-frames”, which connect the main span bridge deck to the towers at…

Spencer Group Begins Major Maintenance Work on Gliberdyke (Slipper) Bridge

2 June 2015
On 1st June 2015, Spencer Group began major maintenance work on Gilberdyke (Slipper) Bridge, to maintain its structural integrity and prevent deterioration. The works, on behalf of the East Riding of Yorkshire Council, include re-painting, concrete repairs, joint repairs and…

Spencer Group Paves the Way for ABP

29 May 2015
Privately owned engineering firm Spencer Group has been awarded a contract to construct 12,000m2 of paving, on behalf of ABP, at King George Dock in Hull. Spencer began work on the 26th May 2015 and will be finished on-site by…

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,…

Shipping of Cable Crawler gantries celebrates UK engineering and manufacturing excellence

26 March 2014
Four huge “Cable Crawler” gantries have been shipped to Denmark in a celebration of British engineering and manufacturing excellence. Spencer Group, a world leader in bridge engineering, has delivered the gantries in readiness for work to begin on the world’s…

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…

Biggest gantries yet are built as Spencer Group prepares for world’s largest bridge cable dehumidification project

8 January 2014
Huge gantries are under construction to enable engineering specialists Spencer Group to carry out the world’s largest retro-fit suspension bridge dehumidification project. The gantries are part of Spencer Group’s trademarked Cable Crawler system and are the largest yet built for…