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WPD mobilisation

WPD mobilisation

On the 6th and 7th September, we mobilised our new Western Power Distribution contracts in the East and West Midlands. 

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Electricity North West - Coverage Extension

Electricity North West - Coverage Extension

We are pleased to announce that we have extended our coverage with a contact novation for the central area of the electricity network.

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New 5-in-1 Measure Stick

New 5-in-1 Measure Stick

One of our simplest and most effective innovations just got even better! 

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STW contract Mobilisation

STW contract Mobilisation

After two months of hard work, July sees the mobilisation of our new contracts for Severn Trent Water (STW).

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New Depots in Tebay and Newtown

New Depots in Tebay and Newtown

As we continue to grow, we need more satellite offices and depots to facilitate our works. We recently moved into two new depots, Tebay and Newtown.

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New Rear-ended Grabs

New Rear-ended Grabs

We have recently invested in four rear ended grabwagons which are working on United Utilities contracts. These grabwagons are on a 4 year contract hire with nearly £750,000 being invested.

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EUSR Approved Provider

EUSR Approved Provider

On the 3rd of July, Gallagher achieved EUSR Provider Status for training, in real terms this means that we can accredit specific training courses starting with Safe Digging and Abrasive Wheels, with EUSR as the awarding body. 

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STW Connections Award

STW Connections Award

We are delighted to announce that Gallagher has been awarded three new contracts as part of Severn Trent Water’s Water Infra Support Services Agreement. 

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Severn Trent Water Metering Contract Win

Severn Trent Water Metering Contract Win

We are delighted to announce that Gallagher has been awarded Severn Trent Water’s Meter Installation and Services Agreement.

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Isoplus District Heating

Isoplus District Heating

Gallagher are pleased to announce that we have secured our first district heating contract at Greenwich Millennium Village.

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Overhead Lines Market

Overhead Lines Market

Gallagher is now a major player in the UK overhead lines market delivering works up to 33kV for Scottish and Southern Energy, Scottish Power, Western Power Distribution, and UK Power Networks.

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UU Apprenticeship and Job Fair

UU Apprenticeship and Job Fair

On the 26th January, Gallagher supported United Utilities in their Apprentice and Job fair held at The Centre in Birchwood.

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New Gallagher Apprentice

New Gallagher Apprentice

In January 2018, Mason joined Gallagher as an apprentice working on the United Utilities Repair and Maintenance contract in Workington.

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UKPN Storm Response

UKPN Storm Response

In January, Gallagher supported UK Power Networks (UKPN) in restoring power supplies to home-owners and business throughout the East of England.

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Growth with Northern Gas Networks

Growth with Northern Gas Networks

Gallagher are delighted to have picked up additional work with Northern Gas Networks.

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National Grid Smart Metering

National Grid Smart Metering

We are delighted to announce that Gallagher has been awarded a new Smart Metering contract by National Grid Smart Limited for the Yorkshire and Northern areas.

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A14 Gas Diversion Scheme

A14 Gas Diversion Scheme

Along with our water activities, we have recently picked up a Gas Main Diversion project required as part of the works. We are now working on behalf of tRIIO to deliver one of our first welded steel gas mains.

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Larches & Savick Boxing Dinner 2017

Larches & Savick Boxing Dinner 2017

For the twelfth time, Gallagher hosted an annual Boxing Dinner to raise money for Larches and Savick ABC held on Friday 17th November. 

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Overlec Acquisition

Overlec Acquisition

We are delighted to announce that we have agreed to acquire Overlec, an experienced provider of overhead line services throughout the UK’s electricity market.

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New National Grid Contracts

New National Grid Contracts

We are delighted to announce that Gallagher has taken responsibility for four contracts with National Grid in September.

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New bike track and car park for SSW customers

New bike track and car park for SSW customers

Following a mains replacement project, Gallagher delivered a new bike track and car park for the local community

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DIY SOS - Children in Need

DIY SOS - Children in Need

Willing volunteers in Swansea headed over to help DIY SOS on their Children in Need project.

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Charity Golf Day 2017

Charity Golf Day 2017

Gallagher hosted their 3rd biennial Charity Golf Day on Friday 15th September, this time at the Fairhaven Golf Club in Lytham St Annes.

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tRIIO Contract Win

tRIIO Contract Win

We are delighted to announce that Gallagher has been successful in winning a new contract with an existing client; tRIIO.

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New DAF Gallagher Grab Wagons

New DAF Gallagher Grab Wagons

We are happy to announce that we have recently taken delivery of the first of our twenty-five new 32t Grab Wagons. Click to find out more...

 

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Snowdon Climb for Support our Paras

Snowdon Climb for Support our Paras

Gallagher climbed Snowdon to raise money for colleague's favourite charity following his sudden passing. 

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GTM awarded Metrolink Trafford Park Line contract

GTM awarded Metrolink Trafford Park Line contract

We are pleased to announce that GTM have successfully been appointed preferred traffic management supplier to deliver the new Manchester Metrolink Trafford Park line extension.

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Fundraising for the Manchester Attack victims

Fundraising for the Manchester Attack victims

Gallagher raised money to support the victims and families following the Manchester Attack in May.

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Kenny’s Charity Pigeon Sale

Kenny’s Charity Pigeon Sale

Kenny Burns raised over £12,000 for Ormskirk charity Rainbow House from a pigeon sale.

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Red Nose Day 2017

Red Nose Day 2017

Gallagher celebrated Red Nose Day on Friday 24th March by having a dress down day and a bake sale to raise money for the charity.

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Welsh Water Repair and Maintenance Contract Mobilisation

Welsh Water Repair and Maintenance Contract Mobilisation

We are pleased to have been awarded the southern areas of the Welsh Water Repair and Maintenance (R&M) contract. The contract includes repair and maintenance, new connections, developer requisitions and metering work streams.

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National Grid - Affordable Warmth Solutions

National Grid - Affordable Warmth Solutions

Covering the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands the contract includes the installation of new mains (63 – 180mm from 0-2 bar pressure) and service connections to low income households.

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Key 103 - Cash for Kids, Mission Christmas!

Key 103 - Cash for Kids, Mission Christmas!

For the 3rd year running, Gallagher proudly supported Key 103 - Cash for Kids, Mission Christmas! 

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Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper Day

Once again, Gallagher have supported the annual Christmas Jumper day which was in aid of Save the Children. 

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United Utilities - R&M Contract Mobilisation

United Utilities - R&M Contract Mobilisation

On Friday 2nd December, we successfully mobilised the North and Central areas of United Utilities Repair and Maintenance (R&M) contract.

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Gallagher replaces power supply under England’s deepest lake

Gallagher replaces power supply under England’s deepest lake

Since July, Gallagher have been working on renewing the electric cable to supply Wasdale Head and in October the project reached the challenging and crucial second phase of replacing the cable under Wastwater Lake.

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Gas Operative Saves Baby’s Life!

Gas Operative Saves Baby’s Life!

Gas operative Ashley Hind has been hailed a “hero” by Laura, a young mother from Leicester when he managed to save the life of her young daughter when she began to choke on a coin.

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West Cumbria Water Contract Award

West Cumbria Water Contract Award

We are extremely pleased to announce that Gallagher and Amey have been successfully awarded one of the contracts associated with the United Utilities West Cumbria Water Supplies Project.

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Local MP visits Affordable Warmth job in Dukinfield

Local MP visits Affordable Warmth job in Dukinfield

Gallagher’s most recent National Grid - Affordable Warmth Solutions (AWS) Project in Alderley Terrace, Dukinfield drew the attention of local Labour MP – Andrew Gwynne for Denton and Reddish.

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New Mercedes Vans for United Utilities Contract

New Mercedes Vans for United Utilities Contract

We have invested £150,000 in new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans for our United Utilities Water Developer Service and Connections contract.

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Wastwater Electric Cable Upgrade

Wastwater Electric Cable Upgrade

In July, Gallagher started working with Electricity North West to proactively upgrade a submerged cable in Wastwater to help prevent faults in the future.

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SSW - Water Aid Fly Fishing Fundraiser

SSW - Water Aid Fly Fishing Fundraiser

Gallagher have been proudly working with SSW since 2010 and supported them on a number of WaterAid events over the last few years, this time Operations Director Adam Tilbrook headed over to Blithfield Reservoir to join them on their annual fly fishing fundraiser.

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Gallagher duo climb Snowdon for two charities

Gallagher duo climb Snowdon for two charities

Jessica and Jordan who work in the Customer Support Team at Head Office climbed Snowdon on the 4th of June to raise money for two charities, Stroke Association and Alzheimer’s Society.

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CTK Sports Awards

CTK Sports Awards

Gallagher have continued their support of Christ the King College in Preston, this time by sponsoring and providing shields for their 2016 Sports Awards.

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New Horizons School Painting

New Horizons School Painting

Over the Easter Holidays, Gallagher and United Utilities helped liven up the walls of Warrington based school with a fresh lick of paint.

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GRS - over 115,000 tonnes recycled!

GRS - over 115,000 tonnes recycled!

Last year across all three GRS sites, over 115,000 tonnes of waste utility arisings were recycled which might have otherwise been sent to landfill.

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Gallagher duo rescue family from house fire!

Gallagher duo rescue family from house fire!

Gallagher New Connections Team Denny and Will rescued a family from a house fire in Wythenshaw, Manchester...

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New Takeuchi Diggers

New Takeuchi Diggers

Last year we detailed the implementation of the new Iveco vans and 3tonne trailers. With the Iveco vans having a higher gross towing weight they are able to tow the new trailers complete with the new 2.4tonne Takeuchi diggers and up to four full sets of SLG.

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Soldier into Society Job Fairs

Soldier into Society Job Fairs

In March, Gallagher and GTM attended two ex-armed forces recruitment fairs in Penrith and Catterick to raise the profile of working in the utilities and traffic management sectors.

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Sport Relief 2016

Sport Relief 2016

On Friday 18th March, Gallagher employees but on their best and most fetching sports wear for dress down day, donating to this very worthy cause.

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Innovation - Stores Barcoding

Innovation - Stores Barcoding

The Inventory Team and IT have been working to improve the efficiency of the Stores service across all Gallagher depots, to ensure that they not only meet the demands of our growing business, but improve the service which they provide to the business.

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Gallagher Stand Down 2016

Gallagher Stand Down 2016

Gallagher have kicked off 2016 with a series of Stand Down events across the country for all employees to attend.

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Gallagher sponsor Lymm under 12's rugby

Gallagher sponsor Lymm under 12's rugby

We are delighted to support the community that we serve and are particularly pleased to be supporting one of the best community rugby clubs in the North West.

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Enterprise Week at Christ the King College

Enterprise Week at Christ the King College

For the third year, Gallagher are proud to have supported the students at Christ the King College in Preston during their Enterprise Week.

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Affordable Warmth Fleet Investment

Affordable Warmth Fleet Investment

Gallagher have invested in a Iveco 3.5t van with built in compressor to deliver gas works on the Affordable Warmth Scheme. 

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Larches & Savick ABC Boxing Dinner

Larches & Savick ABC Boxing Dinner

On Friday 16th October, Larches & Savick ABC hosted their annual Boxing Dinner in a bid to raise money for the club, with Gallagher proudly supporting the event for the 10th time.

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Grab Team saves girl's life!

Grab Team saves girl's life!

Thanks to the first aid training we give all operatives, two employees managed to save a young girl's life.

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UU Connections Contract – Investment and Innovation

UU Connections Contract – Investment and Innovation

Gallagher have invested in excess of £2 million in fleet and equipment for the delivery of the United Utilities Connections contract which started in September.

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Gallagher & GTM complete Tough Mudder, again!

Gallagher & GTM complete Tough Mudder, again!

After last year’s success at the Tough Mudder challenge, Gallagher and GTM created a new team to complete the 10-12 mile obstacle course designed by Special Forces to test your all around strength, stamina, determination, and camaraderie.

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DIY SOS - Walking with the Wounded

DIY SOS - Walking with the Wounded

This summer, Gallagher supported DIY SOS with their biggest build yet in their challenge to redevelop an entire street for Walking with the Wounded. 

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Star Bakers for Macmillan!

Star Bakers for Macmillan!

Gallagher bakers across were out in full force for the annual Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 25th September...

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New courtyard for Coventry School

New courtyard for Coventry School

In September, Severn Trent Water, Amey and Gallagher got together to help Ernesford Grange Community Academy in Coventry to renovate their courtyard to make an environment for the school children to play in safely during break times.

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Apprentices join Gallagher!

Apprentices join Gallagher!

We have linked up with Salford College to develop a two year apprenticeship scheme relevant to the Utilities Industry that provides apprentices with a blended learning experience.

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UU Contract Commences!

UU Contract Commences!

On Tuesday 1st September, T & K Gallagher commenced work on the United Utilities New Connections contract that was awarded to us in August.

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South Staffs Water - Contract Award!

South Staffs Water - Contract Award!

We are pleased to announce that T & K Gallagher have been awarded a South Staffs Water contract for the management and delivery of maintenance and capital delivery activities.

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Climb Kilimanjaro for Help for Heroes!

Climb Kilimanjaro for Help for Heroes!

This coming October, Ashley, Gary, Dane and Nicky who work on our North West contracts will travel to Tanzania to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro...

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Delivering for Manchester Businesses

Delivering for Manchester Businesses

Working closely with United Utilities to deliver new water connections to new businesses in Exchange Square, Manchester.

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Gallagher provide minibus to Larches & Savick ABC

Gallagher provide minibus to Larches & Savick ABC

Gallagher have continued their support of Larches & Savick ABC and provided the club with a new Mercedes Benz 9 seater minibus...

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2015 Salford Business Awards Results

2015 Salford Business Awards Results

We are proud to announce that Gallagher were crowned winners of the prestigious Salford Business Awards - Large Business of the Year Award...

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ENWL Contract Award - Excavate and Lay

ENWL Contract Award - Excavate and Lay

We are delighted to announce that T & K Gallagher have been awarded the Cumbria region of the ENWL Excavate and Lay contract. 

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New Contract! ENWL - Specialist Reinstatement

New Contract! ENWL - Specialist Reinstatement

We are pleased to announce that we been awarded the Electricity North West Limited, Specialist Reinstatement contract operating across the whole of their network in the North-West. 

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Contract Extension! United Utilities - Small Works

Contract Extension! United Utilities - Small Works

United Utilities have provided us with a one year extension to our Small Works contract.

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Resolving 6mm Air Voids

Resolving 6mm Air Voids

Over recent years the utilities industry has been under significant scrutiny with regard to compliance with street works legislation, specifically air void content of reinstated 6mm bituminous footpaths.

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Defibrillators installed in Derby and Salford

Defibrillators installed in Derby and Salford

We are pleased to announce that we now have installed defibrillators in our Salford and Derby Offices.

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Coca Cola Business Challenge at Christ the King Catholic College, Preston

Coca Cola Business Challenge at Christ the King Catholic College, Preston

Gallagher Commercial Director, Kathryn Duckworth provides students with support and guidance during Coca Cola Business Challenge.

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Investing for the future

Investing for the future

Investing in plant and fleet to deliver efficiencies across all our services. 

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News Direct

News Direct

Delivering the latest company news to personnel on site via GARD.

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Fuel Resilience

Fuel Resilience

To ensure that we are able to continue to respond to supply interruptions in times of fuel shortage we have taken a number of steps.....

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GRS win NJUG Sustainability Award

GRS win NJUG Sustainability Award

GRS win NJUG Sustainability Award for reducing lorry movements and making our cities greener.

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