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Waterproofing a Prime City Centre Development

Eleven York Street, a 10-storey mixed-use development in Manchester city centre features a waterproof roofing system installed by BriggsAmasco. Combining prime office space, retail units and Grade A accommodation, the high-profile development which occupies an area of 26,000 square metres, was completed by Kier Construction on behalf of Aviva Investors to a design by AHR…

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Kier Recruitment Drive to Fill Over 1,200 Vacancies

Kier has launched a recruitment drive with over 1,200 jobs available across the Group. As one of the UK’s leading construction and infrastructure providers, the jobs will support new schools, hospitals, roads and rail projects in communities right across the UK. The recruitment drive will also help Kier to achieve its ambitions to bring a…

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Kier Re-affirms Commitment to UK Armed Forces

13.12.2021, 14:41 Kier Re-affirms Commitment to UK Armed Forces Kier has committed to a new set of pledges after re-signing the UK’s Armed Forces Covenant. On Friday, 3 December 2021, Andrew Davies, chief executive at Kier and members of the company’s Armed Forces employee network were joined by serving Brigadier, Eldon Millar, at Bassingbourn Barracks…

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Kier Re-Affirms 100 Per Cent EV Commitment at COP26

12.11.2021, 16:25 Kier Re-Affirms 100 Per Cent EV Commitment at COP26 In celebration of Transport Day at COP26, the UK’s Kier Group has become one of seven organisations to commit to the Climate Group EV100 initiative to electrify fleets of over 250,000 vehicles by 2030. EV100 is an initiative to bring together forward-looking companies committed…

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Thames Water Contract

22.09.2021, 12:28 Thames Water Contract Kier has been appointed by Thames Water to deliver a £66 million design and build project at Mogden Sewage Treatment Works (STW) in Isleworth, West London. The new works on the site of Thames Water’s third-largest sewage treatment works will include the design and construction of significant new facilities designed to provide…

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Making Social Housing Safer

17.02.2021, 08:21 Making Social Housing Safer Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has appointed Kier to deliver fire safety works across its housing stock under a programme which includes replacing 3,600 sets of fire doors. Kier, a certified member of testing and certification organisation BM TRADA, has committed to working with BM TRADA-approved suppliers on the project,…

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First Phase of Modular Teaching Space Installation

18.01.2021, 15:10 First Phase of Modular Teaching Space Installation Kier has begun installing 98 modular units at Ebbsfleet Green Primary School in Ebbsfleet Garden City, its largest offsite construction project for Kent County Council to date. The modular units form a key part of the first phase of the project which is expected to complete…

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Kier Highways Awards A50 Meir Tunnel Refurbishment Contract

14.01.2021, 13:20 Kier Highways Awards A50 Meir Tunnel Refurbishment Contract Kier Highways has appointed SPIE UK to replace critical tunnel cladding, fire and radio rebroadcasting system as part of the refurbishment of the A50 Meir Tunnel in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.   Under the contract, SPIE UK will be responsible for the management, design and procurement, installation,…

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Shaping Futures

20.08.2020, 18:34 Shaping Futures Kier Group has entered into a two-year partnership with End Youth Homelessness (EYH), a UK-wide movement of local charities dedicated to give vulnerable young homeless people a future. The Kier Foundation, an independently registered charity is working with EYH on the new campaign, ‘Shaping Futures’, with the objectives of: Shaping Lives: to…

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Kier-Investec JV in New Brown Field Development

11.06.2019, 11:52 Kier-Investec JV in New Brown Field Development Kier Property and Investec Structured Property Finance have announced plans to develop a six acre brown field site at Hatters Way in Luton, Bedfordshire into a 120,000 sq ft. Trade City and Logistics City. The site, which was recently acquired from Downton in a deal negotiated…

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Kier-Investec JV in New Brown Field Development

11.06.2019, 11:52 Kier-Investec JV in New Brown Field Development Kier Property and Investec Structured Property Finance have announced plans to develop a six acre brown field site at Hatters Way in Luton, Bedfordshire into a 120,000 sq ft. Trade City and Logistics City. The site, which was recently acquired from Downton in a deal negotiated…

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Volunteers Help Boy to Make Home Safe

28.05.2019, 12:31 Volunteers Help Boy to Make Home Safe A team of Kier volunteers have joined other volunteers in transforming the family home of a six-year-old boy who suffers with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a severe degenerative disease that causes muscle weakness. The housing improvement project for six year-old William saw volunteers transform his family…

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Volunteers Help Boy to Make Home Safe

28.05.2019, 12:31 Volunteers Help Boy to Make Home Safe A team of Kier volunteers have joined other volunteers in transforming the family home of a six-year-old boy who suffers with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), a severe degenerative disease that causes muscle weakness. The housing improvement project for six year-old William saw volunteers transform his family…

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Highway Safety Innovation Award

01.05.2019, 13:03 Highway Safety Innovation Award Kier Highways has been recognised with a Safety Innovation Award at the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) annual conference, after introducing a new conveyor floor lorry for dressing road surfaces. Developed in collaboration with RJ Holbrook and Fruehauf, the new vehicle replaces the requirement for tipper trucks that have historically…

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Kier Living Offers Innovative Smarthomes

10.04.2019, 10:30 Kier Living Offers Innovative Smarthomes Kier Living, the homebuilding division of the Kier Group, is the first UK housebuilder to offer the full suite of Nest and Google Home Hub smart home systems to purchasers of its properties. Google Home and Nest products can be controlled by smartphones or voice and are offered…

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Setting New Standards for Collection Care

14.03.2019, 10:37 Setting New Standards for Collection Care Science Museum Group (SMG) has appointed Kier to construct a new collection management facility at its National Collections Centre in Wroughton, Wiltshire. Designed with public access in mind, the new 280,000 sq ft facility will transform the storage and management of more than 300,000 items. Work on…

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