GSRM - How Garenne Infrastructure Have Teamed Up With Sir Robert McAlpine.

GSRM have been selected as ‘preferred contractor’ to undertake the pre-construction services on the £42m scheme to re-configure Jersey Airport.

GSRM is a joint venture between Garenne Infrastructure Limited and Sir Robert McAlpine Limited with the aim to offer clients a better solution in the market place on larger construction and infrastructure projects by utilising both our on island expertise plus that of one of the UK’s largest contractors to offer a bespoke solution across a variety of sectors. With the joint venture we are offering a one-stop-shop for client with all the systems and policies integrated to deliver a one company approach.

In Jersey, we recognise that understanding our clients’ core values and aspirations is fundamental to our success and by working together we are offering an integrated team that can tailor design, construction, technical and management capabilities to meet client’s evolving needs.

Garenne and SRM have previously worked together for the construction of the Waterfront Leisure facility and Multiplex Cinema on Jersey’s Waterfront, and have tendered together on a number of large scale commercial schemes within the past 15 years. Having this previous relationship our partnership can offer the following:

  • BIM ability and our desire to bring the best to island- Prefabrication creating value and maximising the island opportunity
  • Island Knowledge and Understanding – we have been here before and are integrated
  • Supply Chain Island, Mainland and Europe
  • Legacy Experience - we are working hard to ensure that all our projects provide other long-term benefits in the Island aside from the main project.

GSRM was selected by the Ports of Jersey to utilise the combined knowledge and experience of working in Jersey and in the aviation sector to engage in the final design stage of the scheme, working alongside Ports of Jersey to develop phasing strategies and the programme of work.

The project, which involves both refurbishment and new build, will address key regulatory issues, making sure that the Airport remains compliant in terms of safety and security. It will facilitate business growth, increasing the capacity for both air traffic and the flow of passengers. Improving the journey experience of passengers and allowing Ports of Jersey to develop further commercial.

Our companies work well together, having similar values developed from being part of family owned businesses and now having already won two projects in the Jersey Marketplace, namely the Airport and the new Hospital, that ensure we will have a presence here until at least 2025.

The Garenne Construction Group.

The Garenne Construction Group, established in 1984 by Stuart Falla, is a leading Channel Islands business with a long tradition of investment in local construction. The Group employs over 950 people and has an annual turnover of £150 million from our operations based in Guernsey, Jersey and the UK. The Group includes construction, development and investment companies and the business encompasses activities in commercial, residential and public sectors.

Garenne’s strong Channel Islands pedigree and values provide a solid foundation for world-class expertise, experience and business practices, as we expand our operations in the UK, Garenne is dedicated to achieving excellence in design, procurement, engineering, construction and service. The Group is committed to the highest standards of both management and technical skills.

These are complemented by a co-operative business culture, which promotes and sustains long-term relationships with clients, partners, suppliers and subcontractors, leading to repeat business and continuous improvement in customer care.

Sir Robert McAlpine Limited.

Sir Robert McAlpine is a UK family-owned building and civil engineering company. Established in 1869, they have been a ubiquitous construction leader over two centuries.

They have worked on some of Britain’s most iconic buildings and projects, such as the Olympic Stadium, O2 Arena, Emirates Stadium, and the Eden Project.

The values at the heart of their operations include a commitment to the highest standards of safety, quality, engineering excellence, sustainability, and an unswerving focus on the needs and aspirations of their clients.

Through nurturing inclusivity and a diversity of talent they continue to proudly build Britain’s future heritage.

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