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22nd December 2015

Christmas Quiz Raises Funds for WaterAid

Following the success of the annual Christmas Quiz, the Water Mains Improvement team has raised an impressive £480 for WaterAid.


21st December 2015

Farrans Christmas Gift 2015

We wish our Clients, supply chain, staff, and friends of the Company a safe and peaceful holiday season and a prosperous 2016.


21st December 2015

Farrans Inspire Young People in Norfolk

Farrans recently attended the ‘When I Grow Up’ careers event in Norwich Cathedral, giving over 500 young pupils a comprehensive insight into the construction industry.


7th December 2015

Inspiring fresh new talent at University of Dundee

Farrans recently visited the University of Dundee to deliver a presentation to 4th and 5th year Civil Engineering students at the School of Science & Engineering.


2nd December 2015

Oonagh claims 2015 Carron Trophy for Farrans

Farrans graduate engineer, Oonagh Keenan, has recently claimed the top prize in the “Young Persons Presentation Competition”, taking home the 2015 Carron Trophy.


26th October 2015

Whetting appetites for WaterAid at Westland House

Farrans has received warm praise from Northern Ireland Water and WaterAid, following a successful barbeque at Westland House which raised £931 for the charity.


16th October 2015

First sod cut at Storey's Field Centre

Construction of the Storey’s Field Centre on the North West Cambridge Development began last week and was marked with a memorable ground-breaking ceremony.


15th October 2015

Farrans in final three for CPD Employer of the Year Award

Farrans has been whittled down to the final three in contention for the Engineers Ireland CPD Employer of the Year Excellence Award.


8th October 2015

Sleeves rolled up for Sunderland community conservation project

The team behind the New Wear Crossing project in Sunderland recently rolled up their sleeves and donned their waders as part of a community clean-up programme along the River Wear.


29th September 2015

South East Regional College recognise Farrans at Graduation Ceremony 2015

Farrans has been recognised at a recent Graduation Ceremony in South East Regional College.


9th September 2015

Farrans Sting take on the TRT Challenge

Tag Rugby Trust Corporate Challenge Event 2015


2nd September 2015

Farrans to build £10m Cambridge Community Centre

The University of Cambridge has appointed Farrans as contractor for the Storey’s Field Centre on the North West Cambridge Development.


1st September 2015

'Science without Borders' Summer Internship at Farrans

Farrans recently welcomed Jessica Fernandes Tavares, a Civil Engineering undergraduate from the University of Brazilia, to Head Office in Dunmurry.


26th August 2015

Banff and Macduff Contract Award

Farrans appointed to construct new sports and community facilities at Banff Academy, and new Macduff Myrus pavilion and football pitches.


20th August 2015

Seventh Gold RoSPA Award for Farrans

We will be presented with our Gold Medal, in recognition of our seventh consecutive Gold Award, during a ceremony at the Glasgow Hilton Hotel on 17th September in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).


14th August 2015

National recognition for vibrant artwork at Hertford Regional College

Hertford Regional College has commended Farrans’ efforts in working with its students on a project to design colourful hoarding for the school grounds.


7th August 2015

Farrans keep wind in the sails of the UK renewable industry

Farrans has recently been awarded three major windfarm contracts worth a total of £59million.


3rd August 2015

Construction Manager of the Year Finalist 2015

Stephen Foster shortlisted for a Construction Manager of the Year Award


30th July 2015

Farrans announced as Finalist in CPD Employer of the Year

Farrans has been announced as a finalist in the 2015 Engineers Ireland CPD Employer of the Year Excellence Awards.


20th July 2015

Meet The Buyer Event – Nottingham

Farrans Construction would like to meet with subcontractors and suppliers across all trades associated with the construction industry working in the East Midlands and surrounding areas.


9th July 2015

Farrans praised for meeting milestone at Burham Strategic Main

Two kilometres of new water main has now been installed by Farrans at Burham Strategic Main, weaving through Leybourne Lakes Country Park in Kent.


2nd July 2015

Farrans hold successful meeting with Shortlands Residents’ Association

Proving that community is always at the heart of what we do at Farrans, we have been praised for a recent meeting with Shortlands Residents’ Association, relating to ongoing work on the Harris Free Primary School project in Shortlands.


1st July 2015

Rushcliffe Arena Contract Awarded

Farrans have been appointed to carry out the construction of the new Rushcliffe Arena super leisure centre and council offices.


29th June 2015

BIM - From Theory to Practice, a CEF Workshop and Training Programme

Farrans present their perspective of BIM as part of the CEF BIM Programme


26th June 2015

Another string to Farrans' bow at Arts & Music Academy

Farrans has been awarded a Preconstruction Services Agreement to commence design work on a state-of-the-art Music and Arts teaching facility for East London Arts & Music (ELAM) in Bromley-by-Bow, Stratford.


16th June 2015

Topping out ceremony at Hertford Regional College’s Ware campus

Trustees attend topping out ceremony at the new Creative Arts Centre at Hertford Regional College's Ware campus, due to open in September 2015


11th June 2015

Sunderland 'Meet the Buyer' Event in relation to 'New Wear Crossing' project.

Come along and discuss work opportunities face-to-face with Farrans Construction & Victor Buyck in relation to the 'New Wear Crossing' project.


3rd June 2015

New Contract Award at Pittenweem Harbour

The Pittenweem Harbour Breakwater Repairs contract has been awarded to Farrans by Fife Council.


19th May 2015

Considerate Constructor Scheme National Site Awards 2015

Farrans Sisk JV (FSJV) recognised at the National Site Awards 2015.


18th May 2015

Farrans begin work on New Wear Crossing Bridge in Sunderland

Work on the multi-million pound project to build a new road bridge over the River Wear in Sunderland is now underway.


12th May 2015

Graham/Farrans JV Awarded A6 Randalstown to Castledawson Dualling Scheme

Kennedy announces appointment of contractor to develop A6 Randalstown to Castledawson dualling scheme.


11th May 2015

Students with learning difficulties show off their artistic talents

Millbrook Building students at Hertford Regional College have shown off their artistic talent, designing eye-catching artwork for site hoarding.


4th May 2015

All-Energy 2015 Event

Come join us at the All-Energy 2015. Farrans will be in attendance at the event, which takes place at the SECC in Glasgow on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th May.


30th April 2015

Farrans deliver at PIANC Seminar on Marine Construction

Farrans Construction joined a number of other industry forerunners to present at the International Navigation Association (PIANC) seminar which was held recently in London.


24th April 2015

Farrans kit out the Norwood St Johns football team

Farrans has been warmly praised for supporting the local community in the Isle of Wight, where work is currently underway on a new STEM building at the local college.


1st April 2015

Farrans claim 2015 John Gordon Safety Person of the Year Award

Farrans Site Engineer, Andy Hatton, has won the prestigious John Gordon Safety Person of the Year Award.


24th March 2015

Farrans shortlisted for the 2015 North West Regional Construction Awards

Having been selected as finalists in no fewer than seven categories, Farrans is currently gearing up for the North West Regional Construction Awards which take place at the beginning of June.


20th March 2015

Farrans' Water Mains Rehabilitation Framework extended.

Farrans' Water Mains Rehabilitation Framework with Northern Ireland Water extended.


10th March 2015

A pat on the back from United Utilities

The belief at the very heart of Farrans’ work ethic – that “there is nothing we do which is so important that it cannot be done safely” – has been recognised by major water provider, United Utilities.


4th March 2015

First turbine bases poured at Black Law Windfarm

A milestone has been reached at Black Law Windfarm where the first turbine bases on the £10.5 million project have been poured.


23rd February 2015

Farrans shortlisted at Water Industry Awards

Farrans has been named among five other finalists in the Partnership Initiative of the Year category at the 2015 Water Industry Achievement Awards.


18th February 2015

£ for lb in aid of a good cause

With New Years’ resolutions usually long-forgotten by February, a group of Farrans staff have decided to forgo the usual pitfalls and commit to losing the pounds – all in aid of a good cause.


13th February 2015

A bright future at Farrans

Farrans was amongst more than 40 building firms represented at the annual Built Environment Networking and Recruitment event held at the Ulster University on the 11th February 2015.


4th February 2015

Meet the Buyer Event - Belfast, 11th February 2015

Belfast City Council is holding a Meet the Buyer event to help Businesses learn more about current and upcoming sub-contracting opportunities on a range of projects, including Farrans Construction’s latest project, the Connswater Community Greenway.


28th January 2015

High Praise from Boris at Rabbsfarm Primary School

Staff and pupils at Rabbsfarm Primary School were delighted to open their freshly-painted doors to Boris Johnson last month. The well-known politician, who is currently standing as MP for Uxbridge, visited the primary school after receiving hand-written invitations from pupils.


21st January 2015

Full steam ahead for Farrans at Connswater

With the beginning of a fresh new year comes a fresh new venture for Farrans, as work presses ahead on the second phase of the Connswater Community Greenway project.


12th January 2015

Farrans In Westminster

Working in the heart of London, the second phase of the refurbishment of Harris Westminster sixth form college is currently well underway.


15th October 2013

Construction Manager of the Year Finalist

Neal Lynch shortlisted for Construction Manager of the Year Award 2013