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VOLKERFITZPATRICK – Birmingham Airport – Runway Extension

Main Contractor – Joint Venture Volka Colas Birmingham Airport is one of the UK’s busiest airports, handling over 9 million passengers a year.  The airport offers both domestic flights within the UK and international flights to Europe, North America and the Middle East. In 2012, a Colas joint venture began works to extend the airport’s […]


Construction of a one million sq ft Sainsbury’s Warehouse with intermodal rail terminal. Scheme included demolition, site remediation and ground improvements. Kelly Plant Hire involvement was the geotechnical trials on the ground compaction techniques, S278 works, groundwork’s including grasscrete, kerbing, road formation and footways.      

VOLKERFITZPATRICK & MORGAN SINDALL – Gatwick Runway Rehabilitation

The 3.3km main runway at Gatwick Airport handles over 53 hourly aircraft movements and is the world’s busiest single runway.  The key to the success of this project was delivering the rehabilitation works to the runway whilst maintaining Gatwick’s demanding flight schedule. The runway covers an impressive 400,000m². This required over 50,000 tonnes of Marshall […]

VOLKERFITZPATRICK – G-Park Access Road, Liverpool

The main scheme was £1.1million access road into a new warehouse unit and construction of a lorry park.  The project involved construction of a new drainage through running sand, kerbing, road and footway works. Kelly Plant Hire involvement was the construction of the earthworks, drainage, roads and preparation of carpark formation.

VOLKERFITZPATRICK – Blackpool Tram Depot

The main scheme was £21million. Demolition of existing structures, ground improvements and construction of a high specification tram depot on the seafront and associated rail works. Kelly Plant Hire involvement was the demolition of existing structures, earthworks, ground improvements by excavation and re-compaction and ducting work.