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Continuing their ongoing expansion 24-7 Group acquire Haywood & Jackson Fabrications Ltd

24-7 Group, a growing Manchester based company have successfully acquired a new business, Haywood & Jackson Fabrications Ltd.

The independent electrical, mechanical and facilities management group work across the UK and this strategic acquisition aligns with their long-term growth strategy in expanding their market presence, diversifying the Group’s product and service offerings, and enhancing their overall value proposition to customers.

Key highlights of the acquisition:

Services: Since 1972, Haywood & Jackson Ltd have steadily grown into a multidisciplinary engineering company, offering a full-service package of design, fabrication and installation for bespoke components, structures and assemblies of structural steel and GRP materials. This “heritage” is something 24-7 Group highly value and will continue to nurture under their stewardship.

Market Expansion: By acquiring Haywood & Jackson Ltd, 24-7 Group are gaining access to new markets where relationships have been established over the past 50 years within the rail, utilities and construction sectors.

Talented Team: 24-7 Group welcome a group of highly skilled professionals from Haywood & Jackson Ltd, into their team whose expertise and experience will be invaluable in ensuring the achievement of their shared goals.

Angie Kenny – Managing Director at Haywood & Jackson Ltd commented:

“Haywood & Jackson Ltd are very excited to be joining the 24-7 Group and relishing the opportunities that being part of a larger organisation brings. It was a difficult decision for Haywood & Jackson Ltd to sell, having been a family concern for over 50 years, but in the ownership of 24-7 Group, I firmly believe the heritage will be maintained whilst the company will grow stronger.”

Andy Hawes – Managing Director at 24-7 Group said:

“I’ve known Angie and Haywood & Jackson Ltd for many years. I see the acquisition as an exciting opportunity for both parties to grow and move into markets that previously had been difficult to enter for both companies.”

“Over the coming weeks and months, we will be working closely with the team at Haywood & Jackson Ltd to ensure a smooth transition and integration of process and people. We want customers to rest assured that we are committed to maintaining the high level of service & quality they have come to expect from both 24-7 Group and Haywood & Jackson Ltd.

“We are confident that this acquisition will result in numerous benefits to our customers, employees, and stakeholders, and are looking forward to sharing more information about the exciting projects and opportunities that lie ahead as a result of this acquisition.

Thank you to all our customers, employees and stakeholders, who have ultimately brought us to this exciting juncture in our company’s journey.”

The Cheshire 100

We are proud to be supporting the fantastic Cheshire Community Foundation as one of their Cheshire 100 supporters club.

The Cheshire Community Foundation raises funds to support hundreds of amazing small charities and voluntary groups across the whole of Cheshire and Warrington. They connect people and companies who would like to make a difference with those most in need of help.

To find out more and to see how you could help, take a look at their website 
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Skelton Lake Services – Update

Last week our guys headed over to Skelton Lake Services, a £60m site under construction to the east of Leeds (Junction 45 of the M1).

The project is billed as a landmark development. One that will set a new standard for Motorway Service Areas in the UK, meeting high environmental and sustainability standards. The project is being delivered by leading owner, developer, and operator of Motorway Service Areas, Extra MSA Group.

As part of the Aire Valley Green Infrastructure Network, the new services has a ‘living green roof,’ improved pathways linking Skelton Lake’s walking routes, cycle paths and nature trails, an RSPB visitor centre and viewing deck, a dog walking and picnic area, an electric vehicle charging station, and an outdoor seating terrace.

Oxygen Tower M&E Contract Win

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Russells on a major three-tower residential scheme in Manchester.

10 years after the site first secured planning approval. The Three tower new build apartment’s are set to start at the end of this year and set to complete late 2022.

Located within a highly accessible location, in the heart of Piccadilly Manchester, Oxygen will be a beacon of Manchester’s skyline. Designed by award winning architects 5Plus and developed by the renowned Property Alliance Group, Oxygen will be one of the highest specification buildings ever built in Manchester. Featuring 350+ stylish apartments, twelve townhouses, five star leisure facilities and sky gardens.

This M&E project is worth in excess of £8.5M and was secured off the back of a long standing relationship with the Manchester based contractor.

More works at NCGM

The next phase of the NCGM master plan is under way. The first part of this project will see us deliver the £4M M&E package which includes market halls A1, B1 and A2. A1 started on site at the beginning of May with the phase aiming to complete at the end of September 2019.

The new halls will be built alongside the current trading areas. The build will take place in phases, allowing the current market to continue trading throughout the build. In addition to this we are also undertaking M&E diversions and enabling works associated with the demolition areas.

This phase marks the start of our 5th project on the NGCM site. The joint venture development between VINCI and St Modwen will transform the 57-acre site, next to Vauxhall Cross in the Nine Elms regeneration zone. The 10-year project will see the delivery of over 46,450m2 of new state-of-the-art market facilities across a 37-acre site which will house 200 market businesses employing around 2,500 people.

Skelton Lake Services

We are happy to announce that we have partnered on our first project with Morgan Sindall North.

Skelton Lakes services, based in Leeds, will be a 24 week project delivering 1.5M of Electrical works. The new ‘EXTRA’ services is due to open during summer 2019 and will create more than 700 new jobs throughout its construction and operation. 

The state of the art project with include a food court style facilities building, together with a business Centre, fuel filling station and 100-bedroom hotel.

The building itself has been described as having an innovative building design with a ‘living green roof’ to tie into the natural landscape.

The bright and spacious building interior also includes a new visitor Centre, community space and an upper-floor viewing deck overlooking Skelton Lake and Gardens.

NCGM – Security Lodge

The UK’s Largest Fruit and Vegetable Facility located in Vauxhall/Nine Elms, London is set to have more changes. The Turnkey Project which will fully replace the existing Covent Garden Market Facility with a new World Class Market.

This Complex & Logistically Challenging Project is being undertaken across multiple phases over a 10 year development. The most recent phase sees the design and build of the new Security Lodge.

This new facility will house the operations team of New Covent Garden Market. The building covers 3 floors including welfare, plant rooms, offices and a control room. We will be delivering internal and external lighting, CCTV, Fire Alarms and panels to a value in excess of £250,000.

Tameside Bus Exchange – Contract win

We are very happy to secure another project with Vinci Construction. 

The overall project, worth £13 million, is a key component of the plans to grow and regenerate Ashton town centre, which will also benefit the wider Tameside area.

The new interchange will make it easier for people to change between travelling by bus, tram, bicycle, train and taxi, and provide a substantial upgrade to current facilities.

We will be responsible for the site wide Electrical and Mechanical installation on this state of the art, ultra modern bus station.

Works have commenced onsite with the Vinci team, we are looking forward to providing our services on another Vinci project.

Community Eye Clinic Completion

We are proud to announce the completion of the brand new Community Eye Hospital for NHS eye patient service, CHEL.

The ultra clean and modern Eye Clinic, based in Stoke, was a complete strip out and refurbishment. The standard two storey office space was to become a state of the art eye clinic with the addition of 35+ new rooms to the original 4000sqft floor plan.

The 8 week full fit out Including Mechanical & Electrical services, and all finishes, transformed the office into a completely deferent space, leaving it ready for the end user to install specialist IT and Medical equipment.

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