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22nd December 2017

William Bald Scholarship: Giving Graduates a Boost

Farrans is delighted to have teamed up with two leading Belfast universities in conjunction with the William Bald Scholarship Award, which seeks to boost professionalism, competence and knowledge-sharing for young people in the civil engineering industry.


12th December 2017

Two Farrans Employees Recognised for Outstanding H&S Performance

Farrans Plant Department recently recognised two employees for their contribution to outstanding Health & Safety during 2017.


6th December 2017

Northern Spire: The Bridge that Farrans Built

The name of the impressive new bridge which crosses the River Wear has been unveiled this week as Northern Spire.


28th November 2017

Winning Streak: Sustainable Ireland Award for Connswater Project

The impressive winning streak continues for Farrans, with the Connswater Community Greenway Project receiving the 'Environmental Initiative' award at the Sustainability Ireland Energy, Environmental and Waste Management Awards last week.


17th November 2017

Farrans Break the Records with CIOB

Farrans recently set a new industry record for the highest number of delegates to be conferred at one ceremony with the Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB).


16th November 2017

Farrans Win Prestigious CITA Award for Outreach Initiative

Farrans is delighted to have won the 'Outreach Initiative of the Year Award' at the 2017 Construction Investing in Talent Awards which took place last night in London.


9th November 2017

Digital Direction: Farrans Pave the Way Forward

Farrans is delighted to be presenting at next week's Digital Construction Live Conference, which takes place in Belfast's Europa Hotel.


3rd November 2017

Southampton Supplier Engagement Event

Farrans is delighted to be hosting a Supplier Engagement Event in Southampton Football Club on Wednesday 15th November.


2nd November 2017

Reconstructing History at Chichester Free School

In a project that will see the partial reconstruction of a former Carmelite Convent dating back to the 1870s, the Farrans team recently reconstructed another element of history on the Chichester site, after photographs of the 19th century site team were uncovered.


19th October 2017

Ground Broken on New Marine Project for BAE Systems

Farrans is delighted to have been involved in the official ground-breaking ceremony at BAE Systems’ Govan shipyard where manufacture of the first Type 26 Global Combat Ship is underway.


13th October 2017

Farrans Claim Three CEF Awards

Farrans is delighted to have claimed 3 top prizes at this year’s CEF Specify Construction Excellence Awards, which were held last night in the Culloden Hotel.


27th September 2017

Farrans Celebrate 70 Years of Shaping Scotland

Farrans is delighted to celebrate seventy years of operation in Scotland, with a celebratory reception marking the occasion in Glasgow later this week.


18th September 2017

Farrans Secure Major Building Framework Across England

Farrans is delighted to have secured a place on the LHC Schools & Community Buildings framework, responsible for 7 lots across England.


25th August 2017

A6 Scheme: Shining Example of Engineering Benefits

The £160m A6 Randalstown to Castledawson Dualling Scheme has been selected by the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) as the feature project for a poster campaign highlighting the positive impact of civil engineering.


11th August 2017

Dismantling of New Wear's Cofferdam Now Underway

One of the most visible elements of the construction process for the New Wear Crossing in Sunderland will be disappearing shortly – opening up another view of the city’s new bridge.


8th August 2017

Investing in Talent Awards: Farrans Receive Two Nominations

Farrans has made the cut - twice - in this year's Construction Investing in Talent Awards, having been selected as a finalist in both the ‘Outreach Initiative of the Year’ and ‘Excellence in Learning & Development' categories.


7th August 2017

Creative Construction: Students Collaborate with Farrans to Claim National Success

Students at Marjory Kinnon Special Educational Needs (SEN) School in Feltham, West London, are delighted to have clinched the Runner Up spot in this year’s CCS Hoarding Competition.


27th July 2017

Farrans Shortlisted for 4 CEF Awards

Farrans has been shortlisted for a total of four awards at this year’s CEF Specify Construction Excellence Awards, which are to be held at the Culloden Hotel this Autumn.


4th July 2017

Tackling Health Issues in Construction: Farrans Lead the Way

Farrans recently sponsored the ICE Building a Healthier Workforce Conference in Belfast where Farrans director, Kevin Corley, engaged the audience in a discussion on mental and occupational health within the industry.


3rd July 2017

Survey Camp: Setting Out Future Surveyors

A group of 70 first year students from Queen’s University, Belfast, recently gained a valuable insight into the world of surveying through taking part in a week-long Survey Camp.


30th June 2017

Ground Breaking Ceremony Takes Place at Chichester

There were celebrations last week at Chichester Free School, Farrans’ flagship project in the South East of England, where the official ground-breaking ceremony was held.


23rd June 2017

Top 50 Women in Engineering: Amy Makes Elite List

A Farrans site engineer based on the New Wear Crossing project in Sunderland has clinched a spot on the Top 50 Women in Engineering Under 35 list.


22nd June 2017

2017 Engineer of the Future: Two Farrans Graduates Receive Top Awards

Two Farrans graduates have been recognised as young talents to watch out for in the wake of their major success at the CSR Engineer of the Future Awards.


19th June 2017

Farrans Welcome New Talent Across the UK

In the past two weeks, Farrans has welcomed 29 new members to the team, with a further 17 set to receive their induction next month.


14th June 2017

Farrans is First NI Contractor to Achieve International Certificate for Collaboration

Farrans Construction has been awarded BS 11000 Collaborative Working accreditation, making the Belfast-based company the first contractor in Northern Ireland to attain the status.


13th June 2017

One Year On: Making a Mark in Woking

As Farrans approach one year in the Woking office in the South of England, the team continues to forge new relationships in the community, with a local charity delighted to receive the donation from a number of recent fundraisers.


8th June 2017

Farrans Meet the Buyer Event: London

Farrans is delighted to be attending a Meet the Buyer Event in London on 29th June, in conjunction with Constructionline.


6th June 2017

Farrans Win Prestigious Responsible Business Award

Farrans claimed the Education Award at the Responsible Business Awards in Northern Ireland last week.


31st May 2017

Recycle the Bicycle: Farrans raise funds for TinyLife

The Farrans team at Connswater have used an innovative approach to raising funds for charity, after raffling off the site bicycles that were used by the team working on the 9km greenway project.


25th May 2017

Farrans shortlisted for Responsible Business Award

Farrans has been shortlisted for a Responsible Business Award in Northern Ireland.


25th May 2017

Going the Extra Mile at Harris Academy

The Farrans team on the Phase 2 Harris Academy project are leading the way when it comes to empowerment and self-education, with a programme of on-site CPD events rolled out over recent months.


19th May 2017

The Largest Office in Northern Ireland: Farrans Get Green Light to Build

One Bankmore Square, the £65m office block project in the centre of Belfast, has been given the green light by Belfast City Council, following a successful planning application this week.


15th May 2017

CCS Award for Cambridge Education project

The team at Storey’s Field Centre in Cambridge are delighted to have recently received a 2017 Considerate Constructors Scheme National Site Award.


3rd May 2017

Farrans Plant Manager Wins CRH Europe Safety Award

Farrans Plant Manager, Don Creighton, has received a CRH Safety Award at the 7th Annual Europe Safety Awards in Amsterdam.


24th April 2017

Farrans to Host Supplier Engagement Event at Titanic

Farrans is delighted to be holding a Supplier Engagement event on Thursday 4th May at Titanic, Belfast.


19th April 2017

Praise for early completion of Harburnhead Windfarm

Farrans has received praise for the early completion of Harburnhead Windfarm - a 52MW, 22 turbine site, located 20 miles South-West of Edinburgh.


5th April 2017

East Belfast Community Revitalised by Greenway Scheme

Farrans has completed works on the Connswater Community Greenway – an inspirational living landmark which has revitalised the local community in East Belfast.


29th March 2017

300m Bridge Deck In Place Across River Wear

The bridge deck of Sunderland’s New Wear Crossing has now been successfully launched across the River Wear.


28th March 2017

Disused Convent to form part of £26.5m school in Chichester

Farrans is breaking new ground once again, with work now underway to redevelop the £26.5m Chichester Free School on the site of a former Carmelite Convent.


22nd March 2017

1 Million Meters of Pipe laid on £100m project

Farrans’ Watermain Rehabilitation team recently reached a major milestone with the installation of the one millionth metre of watermain for Northern Ireland Water (NIW).


15th March 2017

Plans Submitted for Largest Ever Office Scheme in NI

Farrans’ leading role in the construction of the North's largest ever office block has moved a step closer to realisation, after plans for the £65 million project on Belfast's Dublin Road were formally submitted to Belfast City Council.


2nd March 2017

Farrans set for MIPIM 2017

Farrans is getting ready for MIPIM 2017 – the world’s leading international property market which takes place from March 14th to 17th.


24th February 2017

Callan named 2017 Most Promising Trainee QS

Farrans’ very own Callan Francis has been named ‘Most Promising Trainee Quantity Surveyor' at the CECA Scotland 2017 Awards which were held at the CECA Annual Dinner in the Hilton in Glasgow last night.


17th February 2017

Olympian Effort on £12.5m Sports Facility Project

Last week saw the successful completion of the final phase of Farrans’ new sporting facilities project in Banff and Macduff, Aberdeenshire.


13th February 2017

Farrans Offer Civil Engineering Apprenticeships

Farrans is delighted to be engaging with the Work+ Apprenticeship Scheme once again this year.


11th February 2017

Bridge pylon raised over River Wear

The majestic centrepiece of Sunderland’s new bridge has taken its final position over the River Wear.


6th February 2017

New Space: Farrans Launch London Space Studio

Farrans recently attended the opening of the West London Space Studio School in Feltham, joining forces with the school staff and Royal Air Force Cadets for the official opening ceremony on January 24th.


30th January 2017

Farrans set to undertake £65m Office Scheme

Farrans is set to undertake construction work on One Bankmore Square in Belfast – a planned scheme for the largest single office building in Northern Ireland.


20th January 2017

New Wear Crossing Pylon On Site

The centrepiece of Sunderland’s new bridge – the impressive 100m pylon – has now been transported to its final location on the construction site in the middle of the River Wear.


9th January 2017

Bridge centrepiece arrives in Sunderland

The striking 100m centrepiece to Sunderland’s new bridge made its dramatic appearance in the city at the weekend, berthing at Greenwells Quay ahead of transportation to site in a few weeks’ time.


6th January 2017

New Vision for Community in Rushcliffe

Farrans is delighted to have completed the ambitious £15 million Rushcliffe Arena Civic Centre project in Nottingham.