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Spencer Group’s Round-Up of 2016

4 January 2017
As another year comes to an end, Spencer Group has shared their round-up newsletter, covering their achievements over 2016. It has been a very exciting year for the multi-disciplinary engineering company: Spencer Group have begun work on their biggest contract…

Charlie Spencer honoured for lifetime contribution to business community in Hull

24 November 2016
The founder and Executive Chairman of Spencer Group, Charlie Spencer OBE, has been honoured for his contribution to the business community in his home city. Charlie was presented with the Lifetime Contribution Award at the 2016 Hull Daily Mail Business…

Hull UK City of Culture 2017 Programme Unveiled

22 September 2016
Hull UK City of Culture 2017, of which Spencer Group is a Bid Angel, is a 365 day programme of cultural events and creativity inspired by the city and told to the world. Divided into four seasons, this national event…

Spencer Group and Arco back Holy Trinity’s Kilimanjaro quest

19 September 2016
Two leading Hull-based companies are backing business leaders in their quest to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro to support the transformation of the city’s historic Holy Trinity Church. Specialist engineering business Spencer Group and experts in safety Arco and have become the…

Spencer celebrates training success as 11 recruits complete apprenticeships

10 August 2016
Spencer Group is celebrating the remarkable success of the company’s most extensive apprenticeship programme. Eleven apprentices who joined the Hull-based specialist engineering business two years ago have now completed their programmes and become fully-fledged members of the workforce. The recruits,…

Visitors flock to Spencer-sponsored exhibition celebrating world’s first ‘systems engineer’

29 July 2016
A centrepiece exhibition sponsored by Spencer Group as part of Hull’s Amy Johnson Festival has welcomed more than 1,200 visitors since the arts and engineering festival launched on July 1. Based in Zebedee’s Yard, in Hull city centre, the Da…

Spencer Group Backs British Paralympic Hopeful Ruth Wilson

3 June 2016
British Engineering Company Spencer Group has pledged their support to local GB Paralympic Triathlon hopeful, Ruth Wilson, by purchasing a professional racing bike which is fundamental to Ruth’s training. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 40, Ruth had…

Spencer Group hails power of Amy Johnson Festival to inspire new generation of engineers

6 May 2016
Hull-based Spencer Group has hailed the power of the Amy Johnson Festival to inspire young people to pursue careers in engineering and the sciences. Spencer is proud to be among the sponsors of the Da Vinci Engineered Exhibition, one of…

CatZero’s Catalyst Programme Has a Successful First Year

5 May 2016
A year-long programme that was designed to help young people across the Humber region, to launch and sustain their own businesses, has been a resounding success. CatZero’s Catalyst programme, which began in April 2015, has seen 17 young unemployed people…

Spencer Group Delivers the Next Phase for Magnox’s Intermediate Level Waste Framework

22 December 2015
Multi-disciplinary engineering company Spencer Group successfully completed a highly technical and safety critical contract at Chapelcross Nuclear Power Station, in October 2015. Spencer, on behalf of Magnox, successfully oversaw and delivered the design, manufacture and testing of underwater mechanical equipment,…

Simon Wood: From CatZero to Spencer Group

27 October 2015
After one year into his career with Spencer Group, we caught up with former CatZero trainee Simon Wood. Simon joined Spencer on 27th October 2014 and has become a valued employee in his role as First Line Support, in the…

CatZero and Spencer Group are the Catalyst Behind Local Budding Entrepreneurs

16 September 2015
Leading employer Spencer Group and youth development charity CatZero have setup a pioneering support network which has come a long way in the past three months. The Catalyst Business Network (CBN) enables young, unemployed people to launch their own businesses…

Spencer Group Teams up with Macmillan Cancer Support

21 July 2015
Privately owned engineering company, Spencer Group, has chosen Macmillan Cancer Support as their next charity of the year. Spencer asked their 360+ strong staff to vote for the charity they would like to support over the coming year, which resulted…

Spencer Group’s Magnificent Eight Climb the Highest Peaks for Charity

16 July 2015
Eight employees of Spencer Group successfully completed the Three Peaks Challenge by Rail on the 20th June - raising a fantastic amount of £10,503,28. The challenge, which is to raise funds for Railway Children, involves climbing the three highest mountains…

Spencer Group secures projects worth more than £30m in three months

9 July 2015
Spencer Group has secured more than £30m of work in the last three months, culminating in the award of a multi-million pound package of works for London Underground. The engineering company has secured a number of major contracts across the…

Spencer Group funding is catalyst for CatZero network to produce young entrepreneurs

10 June 2015
Youth development charity CatZero and leading employer Spencer Group have teamed up to create a pioneering support network to enable young unemployed people to launch their own businesses. CatZero and Spencer launched the Catalyst Business Network dedicated to helping people…

Spencer Group’s Charity Ball a Huge Success!

4 June 2015
Spencer Group, the Multi-disciplinary Engineering Company based in Hull, had a resounding turn out at their charity fundraising ball on 29th May. The ball was held in the Kingston Suite at the KC Stadium in Hull, with over 250 people…

Spencer Group and Action for Children Team Up Again

7 May 2015
The Spencer Group are pleased to welcome Jordan Moore and Lisa Paton onto our Wemyss Bay station refurbishment project. Jordan and Lisa join the Spencer Group from Action from Children and will be given the opportunity to work alongside staff…

Spencer’s Dudley raises £2,500 after completing Grand Canyon Trek in memory of late wife

20 April 2015
Spencer Group employee Dudley Taylor has raised more than £2,500 for Macmillan Cancer Support after completing the Grand Canyon Trek. Dudley, a project surveyor at Spencer, completed the adventure in memory of his late wife, Beverley, who passed away from…

Spencer Group delivers critical project to safeguard structural integrity of Humber Bridge

10 April 2015
Leading specialist engineering business Spencer Group has delivered a challenging project to replace critical parts of the Humber Bridge and safeguard the long-term structural integrity of the iconic crossing. Spencer managed successfully the highly complex challenge of replacing load-bearing “A-frames”,…