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FT Group Mission Christmas Charity 2016

TFM's Mission Christmas

The FT Group have started to collect gifts and take donations for Cash for Kids ‘Mission Christmas’ charity. This is the fourth successive year that the FT Group have offered… Read more >>

Sycamore Park Care Home

Sycamore Park Care Home Completion

Walter Thompson have recently completed a new purpose-built 46 bed care home for Darrington Health Care in Huddersfield. Sycamore Park, which is the fourth care home Walter Thompson has completed for Darrington Health… Read more >>

Leeds Care Home

Leeds Care Home Completion

Walter Thompson are pleased to announce the completion of a new care home located on York Road, Leeds (formerly on the site of the Shaftsbury Hotel). The project was successfully handed over on… Read more >>

Askham Bryan College, Central Lodge

Central Lodge Restoration Project Completion

Following a successful Heritage Lottery Fund application, the Grade 2 listed building known as the Central Lodge has been refurbished by Walter Thompson. In September 2017 the Central Lodge reopened as Askham Bryan… Read more >>

Thirsk School and Sixth Form College

Thirsk School and Sixth Form College Completion

Walter Thompson recently completed the refurbishment works on Thirsk School and Sixth Form College. The 12 week project commenced on the 12th June and handed over on time and on budget to a… Read more >>

Permanent Classroom Unit Project

PCU Projects Complete

Walter Thompson recently completed three PCU (Permanent Classroom Unit) projects for schools in North Yorkshire. Glusburn Community Primary School had a PCU double classroom installed, together with an extension to the playground, extension… Read more >>

FT Group C2C Charity Ride

Coast to Coast Charity Bike Ride 2017

Last weekend saw members of Walter Thompson and FT Construction Group head off on a weekend Coast to Coast bike ride with some seriously challenging hill climbs. This was the group’s second event… Read more >>

Walter Thompson & North Yorkshire Timber Present Defibrillator to Holy Trinity C of E Infant School

Walter Thompson Contributes to School Defibrillator

Walter Thompson and North Yorkshire Timber have contributed £500 for the purchase of a Defibrillator to donate to Ripon's Holy Trinity C of E Infant School. Read more >>

Paul Howes (Thirsk School), Jonathan Kindleysides (Beamish) & Andrew Smith (Walter Thompson)

Historical Sign Donated to Beamish Museum

Walter Thompson's have been working on a project at Thirsk School & Sixth Form College refurbishing two Classrooms and building a new Lab Techincian's Room. Part of the job was to completely clear… Read more >>

Ryan Holding

A Level Student of the Year

Walter Thompson is committed to providing a skilled industry workforce through high quality work based training programmes and is determined to maintain its proud record of recruiting a new intake of Apprentices in… Read more >>