Network Plus is thrilled to be delivering full fibre broadband on behalf of Ogi, Wales’ fastest growing broadband company.
Network Plus has completed the strategic acquisition of Capital Traffic Management Limited on 4th June 2021. This forms part of our ambitious growth strategy and follows the successful acquisition and integration of specialist overhead lines contractor, Overlec in 2017.
The Network Plus team was recognised at a virtual awards ceremony today, hosted by the Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership. We were one of 43 energy and utilities and supply chain companies that successfully passed their audits to win the coveted Procurement Skills Accord Awards for 2020/2021.
We are delighted to announce the award of a long term contract with Scottish Power Energy Networks for the provision of wood pole overhead lines services. The framework will see Network Plus extend its current Wood Pole Overhead Line portfolio with SPEN, having secured work across two of the largest areas in the Manweb licence area, covering Mid Wales and Dee Valley Oswestry.
The team at Network Plus are busy mobilising contracts for Yorkshire Water. Following award wins for Metering Services, Repair and Maintenance and Developer Services contracts, we’re working closely with Yorkshire Water to plan the smooth transfer of activities, people and systems.
The team at Network Plus are delighted to have raised over £50,000 during 2020 in support of our three company nominated charities. We support the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust (CAFT), Macmillan Cancer Support and the Toy Appeal.
Network Plus we are delighted to announce the award of a significant contract with CityFibre to bring full fibre to homes across Bradford. The new contract will see vital full fibre infrastructure delivered to over 137,000 properties in the Yorkshire city.
Service Plus is a radical new vision which puts customer service at the very heart of Network Plus. Every day, the activities of the company in the utility and infrastructure sector impacts millions of people UK wide.
Network Plus are delighted to be awarded an Overhead Line and Vegetation Management Works Contract with Electricity North West. The contract started August 2020 and will continue until March 2023.
We are delighted to have been awarded a vital infrastructure contract by Northern Gas Networks. The project is the intermediate pressure HDPE reinforcement scheme between Melkinthorpe and Penrith in Cumbria.
We’re delighted to have received the ‘Special Recognition Award’ for this category. This represents a fantastic year of achievement for the company – following significant growth and our unique approach to social value. Read our case study for more details.
Network Plus are using a state-of-the-art body temperature monitoring system, HALO at key UK sites to detect potential COVID -19.
HALO uses a combination of artificial intelligence and thermal imaging to instantaneously monitor the temperature of everyone entering a business premise. The sophisticated system detects individuals with a temperature greater than 37.8 degrees Celsius; an automated alert is created, and precautionary measures can be taken.
We have been engaging work colleagues on our contract with Cadent Gas. The focus has been on service, performance and H&S. Representatives from Network Plus and supporting partner organisations heard first hand from Cadent Gas leadership team.
Following the latest Government announcements, we are taking steps to ensure our workplaces are COVID-19 ready. These include clear signs around our offices and depots, hand sanitiser stations and social distancing reminders. We are keen that Network Plus remains a great and safe place to work.
Network Plus are absolutely delighted to have been awarded a long term contract with National Grid for gas maintenance activities including installation and modification of pipework. We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with National Grid.
Often funny, sometimes shocking but always enlightening, the second series of Sewermen airs this Thursday 30th April at 9pm on Paramount Network (Freeview Channel 31; Freesat 132 and Sky 150).
Watch this interview with one of our employees Katie Hill who works on our contract with Cadent Gas, who describes the fantastic support she has provided to vulnerable people in the North West.
The water industry relies on its contractors and supply chain partners to drive forward best practice in construction, innovate techniques and sustainability, while maintaining high health and safety and employment standards. We have been shortlisted for this award based on our demonstration of a combination of commercial success, agenda-setting innovation, environmental stewardship and workforce best practice.
We have been carrying out the installation of new water mains on behalf of South Staffordshire Water in Merrions Wood, an ancient woodland situated in grade II listed parkland. The wood is home to a variety of protected species. We received a great thank you letter from ‘Friends of Merrions Wood’ – a group set up to promote and protect the local nature reserve.
We’ve been supporting our client, UK Power Networks to respond to Storm Ciara by providing over 80 qualified overhead lines resources and 24 arborists (tree cutting specialists). We’ve been repairing and restoring power supplies in UK Power Networks’ area. Our co-ordinator, Gareth Bowe and Emergency Response Manager, Sharon Sutton have worked really closely with UK Power Networks Operational Managers to identify suitable resources in an agile manner.
We’re working collaboratively with our client United Utilities, to renew 24km of water pipelines in West Cumbria. This major resilience project is to ensure continuous supplies of water for future generations. We’ve deployed a variety of techniques to renew the pipes, including sliplining and innovative use of ‘ice pigging’. John Hilton, Project Director at United Utilities gave us some great feedback recently:
We work closely with our clients to prepare winter resilience plans. Careful planning paid off recently, when we supported Cadent over a 4 day period up to Christmas Eve. Working alongside Cadent resources, we deployed additional engineers and teams from across the country to work in the London area. In total, we mobilised 27 teams in less than 10 hours to provide extra cover. Stuart Fraser, Chief Executive said “this shows that we can provide a fast, flexible service to clients, working collaboratively to support them when they need it most”.
With this new sponsorship Network Plus plans to raise brand awareness with the younger generation and invest within the local community. Network Plus works heavily in the Wrexham area carrying out utility and infrastructure services with clients such as Hafren Dyfrdwy (part of the Severn Trent Water group).
Network Plus are absolutely delighted to have been awarded a place on Yorkshire Water’s AMP7 Clean and Wastewater Customer Focussed Infrastructure AMP7 framework. We look forward to working collaboratively with other partners to deliver improved services to customers.
We are delighted to announce that Network Plus (formerly T&K Gallagher) have been awarded a long term contract with Electricity North West to provide underground cable works. The scope of works will include new connections, asset replacement, operations and maintenance , diversions, faults, disconnections and rechargeable works for customers. We will be delivering services in the Northern area of the ENW footprint
Dan Holland, joint chief executive said: “As a result of significant growth and recent successful awards of long-term utility and infrastructure contracts, the new brand name has been established to reflect the broad service offerings we undertake across the UK”.