• We complete 340-tonne oil & gas manufacturing facility in Cramlington

    Newton Aycliffe construction firm Finley Structures is helping a Cramlington-based oil and gas manufacturer to expand with a new facility. PII Pipeline Solutions, part of the GE Oil & Gas group, currently works from a series of buildings on the North Nelson Industrial Estate in Cramlington, where it specialises in generating pipeline inspection data for
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  • We’re hoping to benefit from burgeoning education sector

    Family-run steel firm Finley Structures is hoping to benefit from what it says is a construction boom in the education sector. The Newton Aycliffe-based fabrication specialists have won two more education contracts which come off the back of several projects in the sector over the last year. Finley Structures have previously helped to build Roundhay
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  • Boss warns firms to be vigilant after £90k steel theft

    Finley Structures boss Julie Raistrick is calling on businesses to be vigilant after a “brazen” £210,000 theft in Newton Aycliffe. Around 60 tonnes of fabricated steel was taken from Finley Structures’ premises on Aycliffe Business Park in the early evening of Saturday January 20. The thieves used specialist equipment to take the fully-loaded trailers, one
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  • Steel firm helps to regenerate Sunderland’s Vaux site

    Newton Aycliffe steel firm Finley Structures is helping to regenerate an important area in another major North-East city. After completing steelwork on the Riverwalk regeneration development in Durham city, the family-run business has fabricated and erected 550 tonnes of steel on the former Vaux site in Sunderland, for main contractor Carillion. The £20m, state-of-the-art development
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  • Steel firm to construct 1,000 tonnes of steel after double deal boost

    Newton Aycliffe construction company Finley Structures will fabricate and erect 1,000 tonnes of steel after sealing a double deal. The family-run firm, based on Aycliffe Business Park, is working for the first time with Leeds-based main contractor GMI Construction on a new distribution centre in Lancashire, involving 465 tonnes of steel. Finley Structures has also
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  • Brexit causing uncertainty – but we’re still going strong

    With Finley Structures joint managing director Julie Raistrick… Brexit certainly seems to be making an impact on the construction industry. As the politicians quarrel relentlessly in the media about our exit from the European Union, the ongoing uncertainty about the terms of Britain’s divorce from Europe tends to affect our industry more than others. Luckily,
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  • We secure 1,100-tonne contract at £30m Riverwalk development

    Finley Structures has won a 1,100-tonne project which will help to rejuvenate Durham city. The family-run business was awarded a contract from Sir Robert McAlpine to work on a retail and entertainment complex as part of the multi-million pound Durham Gates redevelopment. And the contract win has come as a personal victory for Finley’s Managing
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  • New Contracts Manager joins us from Severfield

    Finley Structures has recruited a new contracts manager from a major national firm. Fred Searle has joined the Finley management team after 29 years with Thirsk-based Severfield. Fred, from Harrogate, says the move was made easy because of his longstanding association with a number of key staff already at Finley Structures. He knows the firm’s
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  • We’re working on £36m multi-use venue as part of Hull’s City of Culture

    Finley Structures has been awarded a prestigious contract to help build a new £36m entertainment venue in Hull. Finley has been handed a 960-tonne project to fabricate and erect the steel frame for Hull Venue, on behalf of main contractor Bam Construction. Hull Venue is a state-of-the-art, music and events complex with up to 3,500
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  • Back to school again as we win another education contract

    Finley Structures has strengthened its ongoing relationship with major contractor BAM Construction after successfully securing a contract at Doncaster Sixth Form College. BAM is constructing the £11.1m building and awarded a 640-tonne project to fabricate and erect steel as part of the overall scheme, while also installing approximately 9,000 sqm of pre-cast concrete floor units
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