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BHC Erect 38.5m Trusses at Lydd Airport

Search & Rescue Helicopter Hanger, Lydd Airport

Search & Rescue Hanger begins to take shape.

From fabrication to erection. The 38.5 m trusses BHC Ltd. fabricated earlier in the summer have now been erected on site at the new Search & Rescue hanger at Lydd Airport.

The hanger is the final new-build base constructed for the UK SAR Helicopter service operated by Bristows Helicopters on behalf of HM Coastguard.

When complete the hanger will be used to house 2 state-of-the-art SAR Helicopters.

Previously, BHC ltd. have fabricated and erected the structural steel for five other UK SAR bases across the United Kingdom.

Job Opportunity: Project Manager

BHC Ltd. is one of the UK’s leading construction companies supplying new building projects all over the UK and Ireland.

Due to continuous expansion, we are seeking a Project manager to work on up and coming projects throughout the UK.


The Project Manager will be overseeing the whole project from the ground up and will have overall responsibility for all activities on site.

To be considered for this role you must have:-

  • A good track record of project management delivery within the Construction Industry.
  • Engineering Graduate calibre.
  • Excellent appreciation of project organisational constraints.
  • Excellent commercial awareness.
  • Great leadership, time management and communication skills, as well as the ability to motivate a team.
  • Good IT skills with all Microsoft packages and be able to pick up new software quickly.

Candidate must be wiling to stay away from home when required.

Send applications via e-mail to Kimberley Thorburn: – 


Allerton Waste Recovery Park on track to open.

Allerton Waste Recovery Park

On track to be fully operational by the end of the year.

BHC fabricated and erected 1,866 tonnes of structural steelwork for an energy-from-waste unit located in Allerton, North Yorkshire as part of a multi-process waste centre servicing North Yorkshire County Council and the City of York Council. Construction of the Allerton Waste Recovery Park commenced in February 2015 and is on track to be fully operational by 2018.

The structure of the MT building comprises of a single storey, multi-curved steel roof supported on steel columns on a typical 11.4m x 25.1m grid. The stability of the building is provided by horizontal steel bracing at roof level which transfers loads to vertical steel bracing positioned along elevations.

Orkney Hospital & Healthcare, Kirkwall

NHS Orkney Hospital and Health Care

Last month BHC Ltd. began erecting the structural steel for the new NHS Orkney Hospital and Health Care Centre, Kirkwall.

The new healthcare facility will replace the existing Balfour Hospital, two local GP Practices and the Public Dental Service.

The 14, 500 m2  development will provide 49 en-suite bedrooms for in-patients, assessment, maternity and mental health needs. Additionally, the new purpose built hospital will include Accident & Emergency, surgical theatres, day surgery and cancer & palliative care etc.


Had-Fab Ltd. Industrial Extension

Had-Fab Ltd. Industrial Extension.

Recently BHC Ltd. have been working on an industrial extension building for Had-Fab Ltd. 

BHC Ltd. have been making good progress on the extension, with the structural steel almost complete and rear wall in place.

The extension will cover the existing gantry cranes used by Had-Fab to give protection to the materials stored under the cranes and to protect the personnel that work in this area from the unpredictable Scottish weather.

UK Search & Rescue Hanger, Lydd Airport

Search & Rescue Hanger, Lydd Airport.

Fabricating 38m Trusses

In the BHC Ltd. workshop this week our apprentices and tradesmen are fabricating 38.5 metre trusses for a Search & Rescue hanger based at Lydd Airport.

The hanger at Lydd Airport will be the final new-build base constructed for the UK SAR helicopter service which is operated by Bristows Helicopters on belhalf of HM Coastguard.

The new hangar will house 2 state-of-the-art search and rescue helicopters that will operate a lifesaving service around the clock.

BHC Ltd. have previously worked on five other UK SAR bases across the country.

Isle of Arran Distillery, Lagg.

Earlier this week, BHC Ltd. made the most of the beautiful weather and captured some excellent scenes of  our progress on the new Isle of Arran Distillery, Lagg.

As you can see from the video, progress on the first three bonded warehouses is well underway.


Isle of Arran Distillery, Lagg.

A time lapse of BHC Ltd’s. progress on Phase One of the new Isle of Arran Distillery, Lagg. 

BHC Ltd. are the principal contractor for Phase One of the new Isle of Arran Distillery. The distillery is located in the small village of Lagg, on the southern coast of Arran.

Phase One of the contract will see the road infrastructure being put into place and the construction of the first three bonded warehouses. Each warehouse is approximately 1,000 m2.

The bonded warehouses are being built on the lowest part of the site, overlooking Cleat’s Shore.

Luxury Rural Housing Development

Luxury Rural Housing Thankerton, Biggar, South Lanarkshire

BHC Ltd. are nearing completion of the Loanfoot Residential Complex, Thankerton, Biggar, South Lanarkshire

Designed by Calum Smith Architect and constructed by BHC Ltd. the Loanfoot Residential Complex features four quality, modern, detached homes boasting flexible, spacious living spaces. The four bedroomed dwellings are arranged with an open outlook, within a friendly rural community built to a high specification using traditional construction methods.

This Luxury rural housing development is nestled between the breath-taking scenery of the meandering River Clyde and Tinto Hill. The village of Thankerton is centrally located within the picturesque rolling border hills and is located less than an hour away from both Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Scotland’s First Vertical Farm

Intelligent Growth Systems Vertical Farming

BHC Ltd. have been appointed by Intelligent Growth Solutions (IGS) to provide the structural steel for the first Vertical Farm in Scotland.

Vertical Farming is the practice of growing plants and crops in vertically stacked layers using controlled environments. The process of vertical farming uses very little water, no pesticides, LED light and can even enhance the taste of the plants and crops.

The new vertical farm will allow ISG to carry out more research regarding the perfect algorithms to achieve the optimum conditions for growing consistently high quality crops.