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Commander of the British Armed Forces Cyprus officially opens military hangar built by Interserve Group Limited

by Interserve Press Office | Mar 27, 2019

Commander of the British Armed Forces Cyprus officially opens military hangar built by Interserve Group LimitedInterserve Group Limited, the international support services, construction and equipment services group, is delighted to announce that a major military hangar it constructed in Cyprus was officially opened yesterday.

The Commander British Forces (CBF) Cyprus, Major General James Illingworth OBE, formally opened the aircraft hangar at Kingsfield airfield in the Eastern Sovereign Base Area, on Tuesday.

The £605,000 hangar will house Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft. It was completed in 12 months by Interserve, alongside subcontractor Cyprus Service Provider, in partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO).

Major General James Illingworth OBE said: “I relished the opportunity to attend the ceremony and to open a much-needed facility that provides hangarage for the Joint Services Adventure Training Wing Cyprus.”

Tom Wishart, Senior Estates Facilities Manager for the Eastern Sovereign Base Area at the DIO, said: “I am proud of the hangar project that Interserve and CSP successfully delivered on time and within budget. The team did a great job and this was reflected in the appreciation shown by CBF and staff from the Adventure Training Group Army.”

Alan Ardron, Interserve’s Account Director in Cyprus, said: “The project illustrates Interserve’s ability to deliver complex projects in a short timeframe to a demanding specification.

“I was incredibly proud to be invited to attend the formal opening. The construction work undertaken by Interserve and CSP fulfilled all of our client’s expectations.”

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For further information

Ian Green
Media Relations Manager, Interserve
07740 513535
ian.green@interservefls.gse.gov.uk

Interserve Group Limited is one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies. Everything we do is shaped by our core values. We are a leader in innovative and sustainable outcomes for our clients and a great place to work for our people. We offer advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and frontline public services. We are headquartered in the UK and have consolidated revenues of £2.9bn and a workforce of circa 68,000 people worldwide.

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