As part of the groups expansion plans, makehappen Group has signed a contract worth in the region of £48 million with the UK’s third largest digital infrastructure platform, CityFibre. The contract will bring full fibre to the residents and businesses of Bolton.
As part of the plan, in January makehappen moved into their new premises in Blackrod to the North of Bolton after a full refurbishment of the site which will now be the home for the business for the duration of the works and beyond. The site comprises of both staff and client office space, stores, vehicle & plant workshops and an in house training facility. The contract will create opportunities for up to 100 new & exciting careers at Makehappen.
To carry out the works makehappen will be using innovative methods and equipment which differ from traditional ways of carrying out the work. The ethos of Makehappen is to deliver turnkey projects for our clients in ways which are faster, safer, less disruptive and therefore kinder to the environment.
Keep an eye out for our striking newly branded vehicles carrying our ‘Make Bolton Happen’ strapline as our team bring fibre to the residents and businesses of Bolton.
Chris Hart, Executive Chairman, makehappen Group said….. “ We are again delighted to be working in Partnership with CityFibre in what will now be our fourth location. This particular project is now the largest build that we are currently working upon and is certainly close to my heart being the area in which I have lived my whole life. It is great to see the business go from strength to strength and to be able to deliver to the local people of Bolton, not only the fantastic fibre network which CityFibre provide but also to be able to offer career opportunities to local people for many years to come”
Stephen Moore, CityFibre’s City Manager for Bolton, said: “It is a pleasure to be working with makehappen Group to bring a transformative Gigabit-speed full fibre network to Bolton. This level of future-proof connectivity will make a huge difference to the lives of both residents and businesses, as part of our up to £4 billion Gigabit City Investment Programme that aims to reach up to 8 million premises.”