Suttles Summer 2016 Newsletter

Suttles Summer 2016 Newsletter

The world exclusive unveiling of the Aston Martin DB11 at Swanworth Quarry was the cover story in our Summer Newsletter. Among the other highlights in this edition were charity days, new contracts and hires elsewhere, and the cross-company effort to reinforce a stretch of storm damaged railway line at Dover on Christmas Eve last year.…

Suttles Takes on First Female Apprentice Mechanic

Suttles Takes on First Female Apprentice Mechanic

As part of our growth, adding to our 68 staff, Suttles has just taken on its first female apprentice mechanic, Josie Dowding. As part of her role, Josie helps the mechanics team in the workshop, servicing and carrying out inspections of all vehicles, as well as changing brake shoes and other mechanical maintenance. Josie works…

Suttle Projects Announced as Finalists in British Construction Awards

Suttle Projects has been selected as one of five finalists within the prestigious national British Construction Industry Awards. The joint BCI Awards entry, between Suttle Projects and contractor Osborne, was for the “Creation of the World’s First Underwater Scour Protection Excavator, The Mermaid,” and has been shortlisted in the Product Design Innovation Award – Civil…

Underwater remote control excavator The Mermaid

World-First ‘Mermaid’ Provides Innovative Solution In Scour Protection Project

Construction business Osborne and sub contractor Suttle Projects recently collaborated together to provide a world-first scour protection solution. The river bed needed to be dug out and replaced at the River Colne, near Staines in Surrey. Due to deep, fast flowing water and low headroom of the bridge, traditional sheet piling techniques were not viable.…

Suttles Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Suttles Went Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Suttles supported Breast Cancer Awareness Month throughout October 2014, including Breast Cancer Care’s ‘Pink Fridays’ for the third year in a row, raising over £1000 through staff and customer donations. Suttles’ lorry drivers and lorries were turned pink for the fundraising; office staff brought in cakes to raise money and had a ‘dress down’ day…

Suttles Takes on New Sales Manager

Suttles has just taken on sales manager Dave Penney, a new role created due to increased demand. Dave brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge, previously working for a Somerset-based company also selling aggregates. As part of his role, Dave is selling primary and recycled aggregates, muck away, grab lorry services and the delivery…

Suttle Projects Wins Scour Protection Contract Worth £1.4Million

Suttle Projects Wins Scour Protection Contract Worth £1.4Million

Suttle Projects has recently been awarded a scour protection subcontract contract worth £1.4m by construction business Osborne. The contract covers maintenance to 8 rail over river bridges across Network Rail’s Wessex Route for Osborne, with works to be carried out in Autumn 2014. The scour protection work is required on the 8 identified bridges to…

Suttle Projects Features in New Civil Engineer

Suttle Projects have recently featured in a February edition of NCE magazine covering a project for client London Underground undertaken by main contractor Dyer & Butler. The scour protection scheme for bridge MR80, which spans the River Gade near Watford, required river diversion works and the installation of permanent steel sheet piles both upstream and…