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23rd December 2016

Bridge centrepiece en route to Sunderland

The centrepiece of Sunderland’s new bridge – the impressive A-frame pylon – has begun its slow journey to the North East.

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22nd December 2016

First Turbines Energised at Kilgallioch Windfarm

An international award and connection to the National Grid are two standout moments which have drawn 2016 to a very successful close for the team at Kilgallioch Windfarm in Scotland.

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19th December 2016

Apprenticeships: Engineering a Career Path

Farrans recently attended a ‘Celebrating Apprenticeships’ event in Stormont Parliament Buildings in Belfast.

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14th December 2016

Santa comes to Sunderland

Whilst there’s been a lot of talk lately about the big bridge across the River Wear in Sunderland, it was Santa who was the talk of the town last week, following a very special visit to 120 local students from Barbara Priestman Academy.

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5th December 2016

Farrans Awarded £36m NI Healthcare Project

Farrans has been awarded a £36 million contract to build the new North Wing at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry.

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25th November 2016

Supplier Engagement Event – South Lake Leisure Centre Craigavon

Farrans Construction is holding a Supplier Engagement event in partnership with Constructionline to source suppliers for the New £25-30m South Lake Leisure Centre project at Craigavon.

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24th November 2016

Powering ahead: Farrans mark milestone at Goole Fields II Windfarm

Farrans has reached a major milestone at Goole Fields II Windfarm this month, with the first of 17 turbines now generating power for export to the national grid.

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17th November 2016

Kilgallioch Clinches Top Scottish Power Award

Kilgallioch Windfarm in Scotland has been named winner in the Large Scale Infrastructure category at the Annual Scottish Power Supplier Awards.

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21st October 2016

Success for Farrans at BCI Awards

Farrans’ Seaforth Passage project has received a ‘Highly Commended’ accolade at the hotly-contested British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards in London.

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14th October 2016

Sunderland’s new bridge takes big step forward

Another milestone has been met on Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing project with the momentous launch of the bridge deck across the river.

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4th October 2016

FARRANS reach new heights with Investors In People

FARRANS have been awarded SILVER accreditation against the new 6th generation Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their continued commitment to high performance through good people management.

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29th September 2016

Wind in the Sails as Afton Presses Ahead

Following a funding commitment from Infrared Capital Partners, Farrans is excited to press ahead with the construction of Afton Windfarm in the South West of Scotland.

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31st August 2016

Pittenweem Harbour Breakwater Repairs Complete

The challenging marine project required FARRANS to complete a series of repairs to the breakwater following storm damage.

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25th August 2016

New bridge making good progress

Work on Sunderland’s new bridge across the River Wear is making good progress with help from local workers, and activity on site is now at its peak.

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14th August 2016

Pupils shine at bridge-building

Youngsters showed off their engineering and creative skills when they built a series of bridges to celebrate Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing.

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4th August 2016

Thetford Riverside Development Art Project

Making a positive impact in the communities we work in.

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12th July 2016

C3 Centre wins Best Public Service Building in East Anglia awards.

Cambridge Community Church (C3) in Cambridge has won the LABC East Anglia Building Excellence Award for Best Public Service Building

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8th July 2016

Safety Sam visits local school on New Wear Crossing project

Some 250 enthusiastic schoolchildren from South Hylton Primary School were the first pupils in Sunderland to get a very special visit from Safety Sam as part of the school engagement programme for the New Wear Crossing project.

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5th July 2016

New bridge deck starts to take shape at New Wear

The impressive fabricated steel sections which will form the deck of the New Wear Crossing are now being delivered to site in Sunderland.

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1st July 2016

Mayor of Woking opens new Farrans office

Farrans is delighted to have officially opened our new office in Woking this week. The Mayor of Woking, Cllr Anne Murray, attended to carry out the official duties and was joined by Managing Director, John Wilson, as well as a number of clients, councillors and local representatives.

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27th June 2016

Ground-breaking Ceremony marks the start of ELAM

Works are now officially underway on the new £10 million East London Arts and Music Academy (ELAM) project in Bromley-by-Bow, Stratford.

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17th June 2016

Francie receives CRH Safety Award

Many congratulations are extended to Farrans engineer, Francie Gordon, who has received a CRH Safety Award.

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9th June 2016

Farrans commits to the next generation by joining The 5% Club

Farrans has showcased its commitment to the next generation by joining The 5% Club, an industry-led initiative focussed on driving momentum in the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and sponsored students.

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3rd June 2016

Farrans claim prestigious Responsible Business Award

Farrans is delighted to have been awarded the Employability Champion Award at the Northern Ireland Responsible Business Awards last night.

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24th May 2016

Farrans team delighted with the arrival of pre-cast concrete at New Wear

Hundreds of concrete panels which will form the bridge deck to Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing have begun to arrive on site, ready for assembly.

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18th May 2016

Winner of Best Educational Building Award at Rabbsfarm Primary School

Rabbsfarm Primary School in Middlesex has won the Building Excellence Award for Best Educational Building – a prestigious accolade which the Farrans team was delighted to accept at an awards ceremony last week.

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11th May 2016

Supplier Engagement Event – Woking

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

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29th April 2016

Extension underway at Monkfrith Primary School

Farrans has recently commenced work on a design and build contract for the extension of Monkfrith Primary School in the London borough of Barnet.

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15th April 2016

Region Reaps Rewards of River Crossing

Sunderland and the wider North East region are beginning to feel the benefit of the city’s new bridge across the River Wear.

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25th March 2016

Farrans Appointed to Undertake ELAM Academy

Farrans have recently been appointed to construct the new East London Arts and Music Academy in Bromley-by-Bow, Stratford. The £10 million contract involves the construction of a new-build facility on a restricted site directly adjacent to the A12 approach to the Blackwall Tunnel.

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9th March 2016

Milestone marked at Kilgallioch

A milestone has been marked at the £41.9m Kilgallioch Wind Farm in Scotland with the erection of the first turbine.

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24th February 2016

Farrans reunite with Harris for £20m Academy

Farrans is continuing to build upon an excellent relationship with the Harris Federation, having been awarded a Pre-construction Services Agreement to complete the design stage for the new £20 million Harris Academy in Tottenham.

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17th February 2016

Farrans manpower at Grudie hydropower

Having cemented a reputation as a forerunner in the UK renewable energy sector over recent years, Farrans is now undertaking a major hydro scheme near the town of Kinlochewe in Scotland.

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17th February 2016

Harris Primary Academy Receives Visit from School Principal

Harris Primary Academy Shortlands’ Principal, Siobhan Adams, and the Parent Teacher Association (PATHS) came for a site visit, to see first-hand the progress being made on their new school.

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1st February 2016

Eyes on the Prize

Careers Day Inspiring Year 9 Students at Anglia Ruskin Cambridge.

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29th January 2016

River Works Underway on Farrans’ Flagship Project

With the arrival of the Farrans-famous ‘Claude Monique’ barge, river works are now underway in Sunderland, where Farrans is constructing a three-span, cable stayed bridge across the River Wear.

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19th January 2016

Excavation Underway at Sisters Windfarm

The new year has brought continued progress for Farrans in the North-East of England, where excavation works on the Sisters Wind Farm are underway.

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13th January 2016

Christmas gifts for North Cambridge Community Centre

Farrans helped spread the festive spirit at the end of 2015 by giving gifts to children who might otherwise not have received any Christmas presents at all.

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