60 jobs created in Hull with the opening of a new manufacturing facility
The opening of a manufacturing facility in Ottringham, East Yorkshire has created more than 60 new jobs in Hull.
The Thurston Group has expanded its manufacturing presence further with the opening of a new six-acre manufacturing facility.
The new factory will produce bespoke modular accommodation for a variety of sectors, including education, healthcare, construction, commercial, housing, rail and defence.
Jonathan Petch, CEO of Thurston Group, said: “This opening takes place against the backdrop of an uprising in the building industry, where modern methods of construction are increasingly being embraced.
“Faster, cost-effective and more flexible, there is now a huge amount of support for modular construction’s ability to address many of the challenges we face in terms of supply and demand for accommodation in both the public and private sectors.”
The Thurston Group provides modular and portable buildings for use in every industry and market sector, including health, education, transport, construction, defence, and housing. .
Matthew Goff, managing director for Thurston Group, commented: “Thurston is delighted to be establishing its latest manufacturing facility and generating employment in Hull. Initially, 60 new jobs are being created, and this number will rise over the next 12 months.
“We look forward to operating from our new Hull base and to playing an active role in the locality in the years ahead.”