20th December 2018
Staff and Subcontractors on the A737 Dalry Bypass were pleased to provide donations of food items amounting to an impressive 110kg to the North Ayrshire Foodbank based in Ardrossan.
4th December 2018
Last week, Farrans held a Sub-Contractor Conference in Belfast - the first of its kind for the business.
20th November 2018
In recent months, the BAE Systems site investment project has taken huge steps forward, reaching a number of key milestones.
15th November 2018
Farrans was delighted to play a role in raising more than £2000 for Macmillan at the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ which was recently hosted by Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon (ABC) Council’s Macmillan 'Move More' participants in Killicomaine Jubilee Community Centre, Portadown.
14th November 2018
Farrans, in collaboration with Arts Care, are delighted to have been shortlisted for 3 categories at the upcoming Arts & Business Awards in recognition of our efforts on the Altnagelvin North Wing Redevelopment project in Derry.
12th November 2018
A joint venture between Farrans and Griffiths has been named among the winners of a major new six-year Highways England regional framework.
17th October 2018
Declan Doherty from Farrans has been awarded Site Manager of the Year at the SPACES Awards Ceremony which took place in the Hilton in Cambridge last week.
26th September 2018
This week marks a significant milestone for the Farrans team and Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council who are behind the state-of-the-art, new leisure centre in Craigavon which is due to open in summer 2020.
24th September 2018
Work on the new Multi-Modal Transport Hub in Derry-Londonderry has commenced, with Farrans set to steer the city towards a greatly-improved public transport system, as part of a Joint Venture partnership with Swiss railway engineering company, Rhomberg Sersa.
30th August 2018
Sunderland’s stunning new Northern Spire bridge has opened to traffic this week, following three years of construction on the Sunderland site.
18th July 2018
Whilst it certainly isn't the case of 'life's a picnic' for our dedicated Fire Service personnel across the UK, Farrans was delighted to make things a little easier for the team based at Pontarddulais Fire Service in Wales by donating 2 picnic benches to support their national Fire Cadets programme.
2nd July 2018
Farrans’ Brentwood Town Hall project was the site for the Ivor Goodsite 2018 Hoarding Competition recently, with pupils focusing their artwork projects on the theme of “Saving Our Planet”.
27th June 2018
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s state-of-the-art £35 million new leisure centre will create more than 500 jobs during the project’s construction phase, estimated to last until summer 2020.
26th June 2018
In a year that celebrates 200 years of the Institute of Civil Engineering, two of Farrans’ flagship projects were the sites for learning, engagement and knowledge-sharing about the industry and the discipline of engineering at the weekend.
26th June 2018
Scottish Minister for Transport, Humza Yousaf, has visited Farrans Roadbridge A737 Dalry Bypass site and praised the team for the use of electric and low-emission vehicles on the £31.2m transportation scheme.
13th June 2018
Over 120 children from Tullygally PS and St Anthony’s PS were the first pupils in Craigavon to get a very special visit from the Farrans ‘Safety Sam’ team as part of a school engagement programme for the state-of-the-art new South Lake Leisure Centre build.
11th June 2018
Work has commenced on the £7.5m Montrose Berth 7 & 8 Reconstruction project, following Farrans’ successful project award last month.
1st June 2018
Farrans recently welcomed a very special guest of honour, the Duchess of Richmond, to Chichester Free School site, in order to mark the progress of converting a 160-year-old disused convent into the new Chichester Free School has taken place, attended by guest of honour, the Duchess of Richmond.
25th May 2018
The Storey’s Field Community Centre and Nursery in Cambridge completed a hat-trick of awards at last night’s RIBA Awards - including clinching the title for RIBA East Building of the Year 2018.
2nd May 2018
Following project completion within an accelerated programme, the Farrans team on the Bromley Heath Viaduct project in Bristol have been praised as “a breath of fresh air” by Client, South Gloucestershire Council.
20th April 2018
Farrans is delighted to have been recognised by one of their key Clients, Innogy UK, and presented with the '2017 Award for Good Safety Performance' on the Grudie Hydro Scheme project.
13th April 2018
It has been an exciting few weeks for Farrans Section Engineer, Lynsey McNeilly, who was recently selected as a finalist in the Best Woman Contractor category at this year’s WICE Awards.
28th March 2018
Farrans is off to an excellent start as awards season kicks off in earnest, with nominations in both the Responsible Business Awards and the Construction News Awards for a number of projects and initiatives.
16th March 2018
Farrans is set to begin preparatory work on new leisure facilities ahead of the 2020 official opening of the South Lake Leisure Centre in Craigavon.
21st February 2018
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have given their royal seal of approval to Sunderland’s new landmark Northern Spire bridge, after visiting the Farrans site today.
8th February 2018
Last week, the team on the A737 Dalry Bypass project received a special site delivery, with 5 large beams arriving in the early hours of the morning under police escort.
7th February 2018
Glan Agua Farrans JV (GAFJV) has been awarded Lots 2 and 3 of the HS2 Process and Network Modifications Frameworks for Affinity Water, with a total estimated value of £29 million.
30th January 2018
Always on the lookout for up and coming talent, the Farrans site team at Marjory Kinnon Special Educational Needs School in Feltham were delighted to recently bring a group of Year 10 students onto site for the day.
26th January 2018
At the CITB Northern Ireland CIOB Lecture and Awards Evening this week, 9 Farrans employees were delighted receive their CIOB professional qualifications, with Farrans Bid Co-ordinator, Sharon Dempster, earning the title of ‘World Champion’ in coming top of the class.