Category: News

Ringsakiddy expands quietly – thanks to Mulligan Fencing & Ransfords

Ringsakiddy near Cork in the Republic of Ireland is seeing a massive €100m redevelopment of its harbour as part of the general resurgence in the Irish economy. As well as being a key port it is an important industrial centre. This load of Ransfords acoustic fencing panels, ordered by Ireland’s premier provider and installer of… Read more »

Andrew joins the team at Ransfords

We’re delighted to welcome Andrew Masterman to our sales team. Andrew is well known in the industry and has huge experience in timber sales. He will be working in the north, complementing the work of Chris Offa (South West) and Phil Smith (South East). You can contact Andrew on 07799 697729

More pictures from Borders Rail

More images have arrived from contractor Mulligan Fencing showing the important part played by both Ransfords acoustic panels and other timber fencing in the Borders Rail Project. Whilst the acoustic fencing panels reduce the impact of noise, the other timber fencing placed in close proximity to housing provides an aesthetcially pleasing boundary between the homes… Read more »

Ransfords acoustic fencing panels along new Border Railway

The new Border Rail between Edinburgh and Tweedbank in the borders is the longest new domestic line in the UK for more than a century so we’re proud that Ransfords acoustic fencing panels are used at intervals along its length to mitigate noise where the line comes close to housing, schools and station buildings. Running… Read more »

New incising equipment installed and operational to meet new treatment standards for Highways Agency contracts….

The new Highways Agency treatment standard specifies that all timber in ground contact must be incised. In order to deliver against this specification Ransfords have made a significant investment in specialist equipment capable of achieving the Highways Agency criteria. This investment has been made ahead of the results of the WPA field trials which the… Read more »

Quality Assurance audit successfully completed

We have just been audited and found to meet the requirements of standard ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System and the National Highways Sector Schemes. The scope of the certification covers all our output including our noise barriers and our timber treatment processes. You can see a copy of our certificate here.

Those were the days my friend…

Many thanks to Roger Gilbert for sending us this picture which shows his parents alighting from one of our trucks at Bicton in April 1959.For the record the vehicle is a Leyand Beaver. As Roger observes, picking up hitch hikers is pretty much forbidden these days by fleet operators but that doesn’t stop many of… Read more »