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Kimpton flying in to deliver £2.2m M&E project at RAF Valley

Heating and ventilation specialist, Kimpton, has been appointed by Kier Construction to deliver the £2.2 million mechanical and electrical services contract for the construction of new training facilities at RAF Valley in Anglesey.

The facilities are being built as part of a £175 million investment in the basic flying training operation within the UK military flying training system.

RAF Valley delivers the second phase of training for pilots. This new development will create a new home for a new high fidelity flight simulator and additional space for mission planning systems.

For North Wales and Anglesey in particular, it’s a significant investment that will create long-term skilled jobs for flying instructors, operational staff and engineers.

For almost 60 years, innovator in renewable technology Kimpton has been appointed to deliver high level projects, including two UK firsts in sustainable technology – the UK’s first water source heat pumps in open sea at Plas Newydd, Anglesey for the National Trust and one of the UK’s first Transpired Solar Collectors at the SBEC Building on Deeside with TATA Steel.

Commenting on the new contract award, Matt Breakwell from Kimpton said: “We are proud to have been appointed to this project, and look forward to utilising the most environmentally friendly, innovative systems to the new development including air source heat pumps.”

Dan Hampson, Kier’s Construction Manager, added: “We’re pleased to be working with Kimpton in North Wales once again. Kier are focused on delivering social value and supporting local economic spend. With Kimpton’s strong links to the Welsh economy a substantial amount of the supply chain on this project will be made up of North Wales SME’s directly supporting the local economy.”

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