The Land & Water apprentices have now been with us for a year and we could not be prouder of their growth. We spoke to them individually to find out how they have found the past year and what they are looking forward to in the future.
Land & Water was fortunate enough to have four new apprentices start in August last year and over the past six months we have seen them become an integral part of the team, achieving vast amounts across different company departments.
We can officially say that Land & Water Services’ Managing Director, Adrian Gascoyne, has received his key to the Land & Water door after turning 21 (in work years!).
The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) is ‘an equal world is an enabled world’.
Civil and environmental engineering experts Land & Water has achieved the covet-ed Health and Wellbeing Good Practice Award as part of the Investors In People (IIP) standard against which it was assessed. The company’s managing director, Adrian Gascoyne described it as a “proud moment” for everyone in the business’ 25-year history.
Leading civil and engineering company, Land & Water, is conducting a large scale dredging campaign at Pier No 8 in Dagenham which will also support the largest habitat creation scheme ever constructed inside the M25.
It’s been a busy few months for Land & Water’s Terraqua Environmental Solutions (TES) division with success in a number of contracts. July, August and September saw a wide variety of projects undertaken by the company, each job different and with a unique set of challenges.
The first quarter of 2019 has seen award-winning civil engineers, Land & Water go from strength to strength. With a number of award wins, new contracts and celebrating its 25th birthday, the company has already laid the foundations for an extremely successful summer ahead.
Terraqua Environmental Solutions (TES), provides a large range of high-quality products for use in aquatic and bioengineering projects. The team recently completed a contract for The Port of Tilbury London Limited. TES was contracted to plant up newly created ditches as part of a plan to provide advance compensatory habitat for water voles, and enable the habitat to mature prior to construction work beginning at the site.
On Friday 1 March, Mark Lancaster, MP for Milton Keynes, visited award-winning civil engineers Land & Water Group at its project site at Campbell Wharf Marina where it is supporting Crest Nicholson.
Last week, Land & Water was named winner in the category Project of the Year by a Specialist (subcontract up to £1m) for its work at Taplow Bridge at the 2019 Construction News Specialists Awards.
To kickstart 2019, Land & Water Plant Hire has introduced a new tug to its fleet - ‘Domino.’
From Monday 4 March to Friday 8 March, award winning civil engineers Land & Water Group will be celebrating National Apprenticeship Week and encouraging young people to consider a career within the sector.
Land & Water is supporting the restoration of Agenda 21, a residential mooring site alongside the Oxford Canal towpath, situated three miles north of Oxford city centre.
On Friday 11 January, leading civil and environmental engineering company, Land & Water, held a volunteer’s day in partnership with the Canal & River Trust at its project site - the Montgomery Canal.
Award-winning civil and environmental engineering company, Land & Water Group, is proud to support International Women’s Day 2019 and the #BalanceforBetter Campaign.
Land & Water gained consent for developing a Habitat Creation Scheme on the River Thames at Rainham Marshes, the largest habitat creation project ever constructed inside the M25.
Canal & River Trust successfully achieved an important project at Aston Nature Reserves by engaging with Land & Water to help get their plans off the ground. The project to create two balancing ponds and a nature reserve would provide quality habitats as well as an open space for walkers.
The transition from silver to gold means that Land & Water can now provide better and faster support for their commercial partners, while bringing an added layer of confidence for new customers who may be looking for contractors to partner with.
Hudson Bay and Hoveton Broad are connected by a very narrow water channel. Natural England wanted to dredge both waterways and build a new area of fenland.
Bringing urgent and much needed protection to the River Thames, Thames Tideway are delivering an Super Sewer in Central London to combat the pollution that the current sewage system creates in times of heavy rainfall
Working with Sutton Harbour Holding plc, we developed a reliable and robust wave gate pontoon that will protect the marina in adverse weather conditions
Our work with Berkeley Homes required an innovative approach which saw us float an entire 40 tonne bridge up the River Thames
Working with the Environment Agency, the project required the removal of shoals to help improve river conveyance.
This difficult and potentially dangerous project made it impossible to send divers down to support the construction.
This project in a built-up area with a low bridge was part of a wider scheme to improve water quality and restore lost wildlife habitats following the impact of the Thames Tideway Tunnel.