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Schools project starts next week…

With the core foundation works now close to completion on site, we are gearing up towards the arrival of the turbines in June. This starts next week when a flag project will start with Swinford and South Kilworth Primary Schools. During April and May, pupils will be taking part in art workshops on the theme […]

2012 progress report

Here we are at Easter already at the end of a very busy period on site. Thanks to the good weather, we are now two weeks ahead of schedule. The majority of the concrete works onsite are now complete, with the concrete poured at the last turbine foundation, in two upstand sections and at the met mast foundation […]

The latest news from Ian…

Porter’s Barn was dismantled today to construct the access track in this part of the site. A temporary access track has been used hereuntil now, as original plans to take the barn down late last year were halted due to the presence of a Great Crested Newt. A local ecologist has been involved throughout the construction to check that […]

A catch up with Jones Bros

Jones Bros Ruthin are the principle balance of plant contractors working on Swinford Wind Farm. Their team have been working hard onsite since November 2011 to ensure that the access tracks, turbine foundations, crane pads and substation are all ready for the arrival of the turbines in June 2012. They will then supervise the turbine […]

A busy week…

It’s been a busy week onsite, and we’ve made the most of the great weather, pressing ahead with the substation and the road upgrades. Since I last wrote we have also completed the remaining upstand sections of the first two turbine foundations. To do so, we firstly had to wait for the concrete to cure […]

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