Installation of Triton attenuation tank.

MPH has extensive experience installing attenuation tanksIMG_0195 but has used the Triton system for the first time on a job in the Cambridge area. The system is a viable alternative to the traditional crate-box system.

Mick Tarrant (MPH Managing Director) Commented:  “the Triton system was simple and cost effective to install and we believe has created better value for our client”






John TarrantInstallation of Triton attenuation tank.
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MPH is hiring

MPH is looking for ground-workers and machine drivers to work in Rugby, and surrounding areas dependent on current contracts.   Reasonable rates paid dependent on experience and skills. CSCS and CPCS cards labour and machine qualifications required.

If interested please call office 01788 565186  or email: with a short CV or contact details.


John TarrantMPH is hiring
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Modern Plant awarded FORS Bronze accreditation.

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme that promotes best practice for commercial vehicle operators.   It  is an industry-led accreditation scheme that aims to promote road freight as a safe and sustainable mode of transportation in a way that supports economic growth and environmental targets whilst helping to improve our quality of life.

Richard Tarrant, MPH transport manager said.  “I would like to thank the team for their efforts to ensure MPH has been accredited with FORS Bronze status.  This reaffirms to the outside world the standard we know MPH fleet has been operating at for a long time.  The team will now immediately push on to attaining the Silver accreditation”

Click for a copy of MPH accreditation certificate:
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Click for FORS Website for more information.




John TarrantModern Plant awarded FORS Bronze accreditation.
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Bilton Grange

Bilton Grange Logo

On 30th August Modern Plant completed the redevelopment and upgrade of the Bilton Grange School car park.  Due to the school holidays and the different finishes and variability of products specified the eight week program of works was exceptionally challenging.  However Modern Plant completed works three days ahead of schedule and handed over to the school for the start of the Michaelmas term.

The Bilton Grange Headmaster, Alex Osiatynski, commented:‘Modernising our main School car park was a big investment for Bilton Grange and it was important that we chose a company who would work with the School to achieve the look that we needed. Modern Plant have done a tremendous job for us and worked incredibly hard to keep to the agreed schedule. The finished product is of a high quality and creates a fantastic first impression to the School that has been praised by parents and staff alike.’

Modern Plant would like to thank their site management team and specialist subcontractors Breedon Aggregates and SureSet Limited for their work on the project.

The project was designed by David Newman of Quartet Design.







John TarrantBilton Grange
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Takenaka – Harwich

At the end of September Modern Plant started work for Takenaka on the groundwork’s package valued in excess of £1m  for a manufacturing facility for Sato in Harwich.  Dave Shipp the MPH Commercial Manager commented “….we have been working with the client for over two years in assisting getting this project off the ground as it has been through a planning and re-design process and we are delighted to have commenced work on the project”.


John TarrantTakenaka – Harwich
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Dalton Barracks

Dalton Barracks, formerly Abingdon Station. We have won a contract to demolish 24 redundant buildings around the site including the old air traffic control building. Much of the demolition waste is to be recycled to backfill “emergency water supply” tanks that are also redundant to provide secure hard standing areas.

John TarrantDalton Barracks
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