Team News: Harry Fairclough promotes careers in construction to children of Fairfield Primary School

Peter Walthall, a Director at Harry Fairclough, recently visited Fairfield Primary School in Cheshire to give the children an insight into what a career in construction is like. The HF team is currently working on their school doing some amalgamation works to extend and update the facilities. The children loved listening to Peter and asked questions aplenty […]

15 Mar 2017 | Posted In Careers, News

Project update: 5-minute tea break with Richard Haldane on-site with Harry Fairclough Construction

Harrogate resident and civil engineering university student Richard Haldane joined our Yorkshire team over the summer on a work experience placement at our civic accommodation project for Harrogate Borough Council. We asked him to tell us about his experience and how it will support his future career in the construction industry. Here’s what he thought to life on-site: […]

17 Oct 2016 | Posted In Careers, News, Projects

Project update: Harry Fairclough Yorkshire sponsors local Pannal Sports Tigers

As part of our commitment to supporting the areas in which our sites are based we have agreed to be the official kit sponsors of local Harrogate under 9’s football team, Pannal Tigers. Here are the boys looking very smart in their brand-new kits, featuring our company logo and celebrating their first win of the […]

11 Oct 2016 | Posted In Community, News, Projects

Comment piece: How can SME’s engage Millenials to combat construction skills shortage?

Author: Group HR Director Phil Harris. A recent article in the Guardian from the Managing Director of global property and infrastructure group Lendlease raised some interesting points about the current labour crisis faced by the UK construction industry and how attracting young people into the industry is now more important than ever. As a 100-year-old contractor […]

09 Oct 2016 | Posted In Careers, Projects

News: Why Harry Fairclough’s home of Warrington has been named one of the best places to work in the UK

Phil Harris is Head of HR at Harry Fairclough Construction. He tells us why the project manager roles we are currently recruiting for at our head office in Warrington are more attractive to prospective candidates than ever: Warrington, the North West town which has been home to the headquarters of Harry Fairclough Construction for over […]

11 Jul 2016 | Posted In News