“This first erection of steelwork is an exciting milestone for the new carriage stabling facility at Pickering, for the first time people are able to really appreciate the scale of the project.
“Following the fantastic news that the railway will soon reopen to passengers at the beginning of August we are delighted to be back working onsite and progressing works, it will be great for passengers to see the work we have completed so-far as they pass the site on the trains.
“I would like to thank our project team and all the stakeholders at NYMR for their hard work and determination as we continue to deliver the scheme in accordance with government guidelines.” -Joe Booth, Business Development Director
It’s fantastic to see the Hornsea Hub completed after much hard work and a challenging year on site during the pandemic. The new hub promises to bring numerous benefits to the residents and communities in the town and surrounding area.
Congratulations to our project team and the team at East Riding Council for all the hard work during this unprecedented period in delivering a centre the town of Hornsea can really proud of.” -Richard Hunter, Hobson & Porter Managing Director
“It has been very exciting to work on one of Hull’s most iconic buildings and deliver an upgrade to its impressive facilities. We’re particularly looking forward to Phase two of the project, where we’ll be upgrading the hall’s historic time ball, one of the few left in the country. The restoration will secure its future and raise awareness of its significance and maritime importance.” -Adrian Morley, Contracts Manager, Hobson & Porter
“Exterior works on the Yorkshire Arboretum have progressed well, with scaffolding removed from the outside in November. We are now now beginning to work on the interior finishing with the project set to be completed in early 2021.”
“This was a challenging project with a tight site located in the centre of Driffield, meaning we had to plan our works carefully around site. The new church will be heated using a ground source heat pump, which was a fairly unusual aspect of the scheme and involved a complex installation. The client was very pleased with the final outcome and we are proud to have delivered a fantastic new church facility for the town.” -Jon Craven, Director, Hobson & Porter
“Building work started in January last year, with initial completion date set for May 2020. However, due to Coronavirus outbreak, building work was suspended in March. Following guidance from the government and maintaining a Covid secure site, we returned to site at the beginning of May and the building was completed at end of July.”
“Over the years, millions of people have enjoyed breath-taking steam and diesel train journeys through the stunning Yorkshire countryside, on these amazing trains. Our work will help keep these wonderful carriages in pristine condition and keep them safe when they’re not being used.” -Gordon Eldon, preconstruction manager
“The development will provide a huge boost to Hornsea and promises to bring numerous benefits to the residents and communities in the town and surrounding area.
“Our experiences in completing similar leisure projects such as the refurbishment and extension of East Riding Leisure Haltemprice will be key to the delivery of this landmark scheme, and we’re looking forward to working with the council again and playing our part in this exciting regeneration of Hornsea.” -Richard Hunter, Hobson & Porter Managing Director
Graham Gifford, Site Manager, said: “I’ve worked on dozens of projects in my time at Hobson & Porter, but this has been one of my highlights so far. It is fantastic to work on a prestigious heritage scheme like this using traditional materials and methods of construction.”