Sustainable energy  
  Knabs Ridge wind farm,
North Yorkshire
  Hanson Contracting was involved in the design and construction of a wind farm near Harrogate. It consisted of bases for eight new wind tower generators, a control building, roads and hard standings.

The project, which lasted 22 weeks, was the first development of its kind for Harrogate and powers thousands of local homes with green electricity. The work carried out included:

The construction of 2.2 kilometres of site track
The construction of new crane pads and laydown areas
New entrance widening
The construction of eight reinforced concrete bases
2.5 kilometres of on-site cable trenching
The construction of a new sub station

Hanson products used in this project:

Hanson Contracting
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