Bayham Lane where work by civil engineers C J Thorne & Co has led to the company being nominated for Best Construction Project in the South East Construction Awards.

Uckfield civil engineers shortlisted for two awards

Uckfield civil engineers C J Thorne & Co have been shortlisted for two awards.

One, is for Best Construction Project in the South East Construction Awards, for flood improvement works at Bayham Lake, in Kent, and the other is in the Business of the Year category at the East Sussex Business Awards.

The £1.8 million project at Bayham Lake involved building a new 10m wide reinforced concrete spillway on the northern end of the lake embankment and also a downstream spillway channel and a new reinforced concrete access road bridge spanning the spillway.

Managing director Chris Thorne said: “We are delighted to have been short-listed for this prestigious award, which is due recognition for an outstanding civil engineering project. Congratulations to Jim, Guy, Danny, and all involved.”

He said they were also pleased to be shortlisted for the Business of the Year Award.

• C J Thorne & Co will be exhibiting at the South East Construction Expo at the South of England Event Centre on Thursday, September 26. Look out for them at Stand 120 and drop off your business card to be entered in a draw to win a Fortnum & Mason hamper.

• Contact details for C J Thorne & Co can be found 24/7 in our Uckfield Directory. Look for the name or search in the category for Civil Engineering Contractors.

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