T R Freeman Channel Their Expertise at Guernsey Longue Hougue Development

January 29 2018

Roofing, cladding and façade specialists, T R Freeman continue to add to the portfolio of work they are undertaking on the Channel Islands.

The latest contract comes in the form of a waste recycling facility, being developed at Longue Hougue, Guernsey.  

T R Freeman was awarded the building envelope package by local firm Geomarine, who are building the new facility on behalf of main contractor Amec Foster Wheeler. They will be installing a Kalzip Standing Seam roof alongside vertical industrial metal walls.

The facility is designed to process 26,000 tonnes of residual waste, which is expected to decrease as recycling levels increase.  It also has the capacity for 4,000 tonnes of food waste and 2,500 tonnes of glass.

Stephen Walker, Sales and Estimating Director, T R Freeman said: “We see the Channel Islands as a key market, and are delighted to be adding to the work we are undertaking in Guernsey.” He continued “We are able to use our past experience working on the Channel Islands to ensure the smooth operation of this contract”.

The new facility is being developed to process waste from households and businesses, prior to export for energy recovery or recycling, and is due to open in 2018.

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