NEWS

29 October 2020

We are looking for a SHEQ Manager with a can-do attitude to develop, implement and maintain our Safety, Health, Environment & Quality management systems and to lead and implement new strategies and procedures in the SHEQ department across the business. vacancy page.  

08 October 2020

RK Bell have been trialling the latest innovation from Johnston/Bucher sweepers, 100% electric, Zero Emissions with a charge time of 4-5 hours.

Producing zero tailpipe emissions and low noise makes the V65e ideal for municipal sweeping and with a driving range of 200 km on a single charge means that it operates at less than 1 kWh per kilometre.

https://www.buchermunicipal.com/gb/en/products/sweepers/truck-mounted-sweepers/v65e

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25 February 2020

We are looking for a flexible enthusiastic and reliable person to join our busy Plant  Department. See the full Job Description on our vacancy page.  (Position now filled)

14 November 2019

We have an exciting new External Maintenance Operative role available for a capable and enthusiastic individual to work out on the HPC site. See the full Job Description on our vacancy page.  (Position now filled)

30 August 2019

We have an exciting new Plant & Transport Apprenticeship available for a capable and enthusiastic individual to join our busy plant department. See the full Apprenticeship description on our vacancy page.  (Position now filled)

04 March 2019

New opportunity for an experienced Yardperson to join our team. For more details head to our vacancy page.

(Position was filled.) 

20 December 2018

The recent Cannington Park & Ride works has achieved an Excellent Award following the CEEQUAL Assessment.

To learn more about the project click here.

Cannington Park & Ride

28 November 2018

New opportunity for an experienced Civils Supervisor to join the team, view our job-description for required qualifications, working hours and salary details. Go to our vacancy page here. 

(Position was filled.) 

 

21 September 2018

Our Civil's department is looking for an experienced Estimator to join their team.

More about the vacancy here.

(Position was filled.) 

11 September 2018

We are hiring - Our Plant department is looking for an experienced 360 Excavator to join the team. 

Find the complete job-description on our vacancy page here. 

(Position was filled.) 

 

03 September 2018

Our brand new Health & Safety Policy is now available. Go to our policy page to view

We would also like to thank BSG for all their support over the years and wish them all the success for the future. 

13 August 2018

We have an exciting new Administrator Buyer Apprenticeship for a capable and enthusiastic individual to join our buzzing Surfacing deapartment. See the full Apprenticeship description on our vacancy page. 

(Position was filled.) 

09 August 2018

We are looking for a capable Estimator/Surveyor to join our team. The job will include to work alonside the Somerset Infrastructure Alliance (SIA) and our Civils Team at  Hinkley Point C.

 

See the full job description on our vacancy page. 

(Position no longer available.) 

 

11 April 2018

Our Civils team is looking for an experienced Operations Manager to support the business through the 10 year Hinkley Point C contract and work as part of the SIA (Somerset Infrastructure Alliance). For full job details go to our vacancy page

(Position was filled.) 

 

16 February 2018

Arrival of brand new Kubota KX080-4 GL Mini Excavators to accompany RK Bell Groups growing plant fleet. 

 

For more information on plant hire  click here.

 

Kubota KX080-4 GL Mini Excavator
Kubota KX080-4 GL Mini Excavator

Newly arrived Mini Excavators ready for hire

Kubota KX080-4 GL Mini Excavator
Kubota KX080-4 GL Mini Excavator

New Mini Excavators in RK Bell Yard

Kubota KX080-4 GL Mini Excavator
Kubota KX080-4 GL Mini Excavator

All machines come equipped with a green seat belt and standard amber beacons

Kubota KX080-4 GL Mini Excavator
Kubota KX080-4 GL Mini Excavator

Newly arrived Mini Excavators ready for hire

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12 January 2018

We are looking for an Asphalt Paving Gang including Foreman, Roller Driver & Operatives to join our busy Surfacing Department.  For full job descriptions & details on how to apply click here.

09 January 2018

We are recruiting for a HGV 2 Road Sweeper Operative to join our busy Plant Department.

For full job descriptions & details on how to apply click here.

(Position was filled.) 

28 November 2017

We are recruiting for the following positions: 

- Operations Manager

- Quantity Surveyor/Estimator 

- SHEQ Manager

 

For full job descriptions & details on how to apply click here.

(Positions were filled.) 

14 November 2017

"The knowledge-gain from working at HPC has been priceless to our business".

 

MD Nick Bell spoke to the Somerset Chamber of Commerce about our involvement with the Hinkley Point C (HPC) Project and the positive impact this has had so far on the family business. To read the full article click here.

 

 

09 November 2017

RK Bell Group present at HPC Site Operations recruitment event in Weston Super Mare today. 

Time: 4pm – 7pm

Venue: the Royal Hotel,1 South Parade, Weston super Mare, BS23 1JP

 

For more information click here.

 

RK Bell at Recruitment fair
RK Bell at Recruitment fair

at Weston- Super-Mare

RK Bell at Recruitment fair
RK Bell at Recruitment fair

at Weston- Super-Mare

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01 November 2017

 

As part of RK Bell’s Plant Hire, Transport and Haulage Services we are now offering Road Sweeper Services for the South West of England and Wales. 

 

For more specific information click here. 

RK Bell Sweeper Service
RK Bell Sweeper Service

Side view of VT650 Sweeper

RK Bell Sweeper Service
RK Bell Sweeper Service

VT650 Sweeper with up to date safety signage

RK Bell Sweeper Service
RK Bell Sweeper Service

Back view of VT650 Sweeper

RK Bell Sweeper Service
RK Bell Sweeper Service

Side view of VT650 Sweeper

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01 November 2017

New delivery of Volvo FH6x2 Tractor Unit - Low Loader today. We are happy to continue our relationship with Volvo once again. See their press release for more information here

 

For more information on our Transport & Haulage services click here.

Volvo FH6x2 Tractor Unit
Volvo FH6x2 Tractor Unit

at Dunwear Depot with new company branding.

Volvo FH6x2 Tractor Unit
Volvo FH6x2 Tractor Unit

(New Low Loader)

Volvo FH6x2 Tractor Unit
Volvo FH6x2 Tractor Unit

at Dunwear Depot with new company branding.

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09 October 2017

A fitness session with a difference!

 

Today we were treated to a spinning class by our proactive and fitness-loving MD Nick Bell.

The session was held by experienced cycling instructor Greg inside the Spin Bus.

 

The session lasted 40 minutes and was accompanied by some fun beaty tunes

 

For more information on the Spin Bus & spinning sessions click here

The Spin Bus
The Spin Bus

at RK Bell Group

Spin Bus
Spin Bus

parked up in RK Bell Yard

The Spin Bus
The Spin Bus

www.thespinbus.co.uk

The Spin Bus
The Spin Bus

at RK Bell Group

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30 July 2017

Good News!! Works at The Drove junction in Bridgwater have finished 15 weeks ahead of schedule. As part of the Somerset Infrastructure Alliance (SIA) RK Bell's Civils and Surfacing teams have worked tirelessly alongside NNB/EDF to achieve this goal.

For more information on the project click here.

Improving our Roads - the Drove June 2017
Improving our Roads - the Drove June 2017

Improving our Roads - the Drove June 2017
Improving our Roads - the Drove June 2017

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5 July 2017

The arrival of new machines for RK Bell Plant Fleet:

 

  • Hydraulic Excavator PC210

  • 3 x 9 Tonne Dumpers

  • Tandem Vibrating Roller

 

For more information on Plant Hire and Transport please click here

 

RK Bell fleet
RK Bell fleet

Newly purchased Tandem Roller, 9 tone Dumpers and Hydraulic Excavator PC210

RK Bell fleet
RK Bell fleet

New RK Bell Machine - Hydraulic Excavator PC210

RK Bell fleet
RK Bell fleet

Roller, 9 tone Dumpers and Hydraulic Excavator with new RK Bell plant Logo

RK Bell fleet
RK Bell fleet

Newly purchased Tandem Roller, 9 tone Dumpers and Hydraulic Excavator PC210

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3 July 2017

We would like to welcome our new accounts apprentice, Jack, to the team. We wish him every success in his new career

with the RK Bell group. To read more click here

 

6 June 2017

Arrival of a brand new Vogele SI803i Paver for the RK Bell Projects Surfacing Team.  

 

For more information on our Surfacing Projects click here.

 

RK Bell Projects - Surfacing
RK Bell Projects - Surfacing

Brand new Vogele SI803i Paver just arrived from Germany

RK Bell Projects - Surfacing
RK Bell Projects - Surfacing

Brand new Vogele SI803i Paver with RK Bell - Surfacing Logo

RK Bell Projects - Surfacing
RK Bell Projects - Surfacing

Newly arrived Paver in front of RK Bell Groups headquaters

RK Bell Projects - Surfacing
RK Bell Projects - Surfacing

Brand new Vogele SI803i Paver just arrived from Germany

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5 June 2017

Nick Bell collaborates with HPC-EDF for the Spring edition of Plugged in 2017. 

He expands on RK Bell Group as a business and its role within the Somerset Infrastructure Alliance, which acts as a supply chain for the Hinkley Point C Project. 

 

To view the full Plugged in Spring Edition click here. For more information on the Hinkley Supply Chain please click here.

Plugged in HPC - EDF
Plugged in HPC - EDF

New Spring Edition for 2017

Plugged in HPC - EDF
Plugged in HPC - EDF

RK Bell case study

Plugged in HPC - EDF
Plugged in HPC - EDF

Map of the Drove Scheme in Bridgwater (RK Bell job site)

Plugged in HPC - EDF
Plugged in HPC - EDF

New Spring Edition for 2017

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1 June 2017

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Commercial Manager to join our team. We are looking for an experienced individual to help grow our current nuclear opportunities. Deadline for applications will be the 21 August 2017. 

15 May 2017

RK Bell Projects received a new task order to build the Cannington Park & Ride facility north of the A39 Cannington Southern Bypass. The car park will form a new transport link to Hinkley Point C and works are due to start in the middle of June. The workload will include the formation of 246 Car Parking spaces and 6 Bus parking spaces as well as Motor cyclist spaces and a cycle way.  

 

5 May 2017

Arrival of brand new HAMM HD14VV Roller for the RK Bell Projects Surfacing Team.  

For more information on our Surfacing Services click here

RK Bell Projects - Surfacing
RK Bell Projects - Surfacing

Front view of HAMM HD14VV Roller

RK Bell Projects - Surfacing
RK Bell Projects - Surfacing

HAMM HD14VV Roller in RK Bell Yard

RK Bell Projects - Surfacing
RK Bell Projects - Surfacing

Side view of HAMM HD14VV Roller

RK Bell Projects - Surfacing
RK Bell Projects - Surfacing

Front view of HAMM HD14VV Roller

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30 January 2017

Nick Bell meets with Jesse Norman, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Industry and Energy  to discuss Hinkley Point C Project. 

23 January 2017

Official kick off date for the first Hinkley Point related works in Bridgwater, Somerset. The Drove Scheme at Wylds Road opposite Riders Motorcycles and Bri-A at Bath Road on the grounds of Bridgwater's old Cellophane factory.

See more about our HPC associated sites here.

23 August 2016

Nick Bell officially signs 10-year contract with EDF Energy for the Hinkley Point C Project (HPC). RK Bell Group will be supplying Plant Hire Services for the HPC site and undertake infrastructure works on associated sites around Hinkley. For more information on how this will impact RK Bell Group in the future, click here.  

1 March 2016

Start of Infrastructure works for our Civils Department at Hadspen House near Castle Cary in Somerset. Plans for the project include the development of the grounds and infrastructure over the next 24 months.