SW Global Resourcing opens new Electrification office in Crewe

SW Global Resourcing (SWGR) a multi-disciplinary services provider is pleased to announce the opening of a new Electrification Office in Crewe to expand and grow the business. The electrification team is geared up to provide Isolation and OLE Construction services throughout the rail network.

SWGR’s new Electrification office is located at Breeden House, Edlestone Road in Crewe.

The new Office Management Team is headed by Paul Cook – Rail Operations Director and will be supported by Steve Farnell – Operations Manager, Craig Wright – Operations Manager (Isolations), Asim Jani – Isolations Manager, Richard Guwa – Engineering Manager.

SWGR has successfully delivered Isolation Services under the Isolation Framework Agreement with Network Rail UK-wide for more than 15 years and as such, do not require mobilisation time in order to meet client requirements. In addition, SWGR has carried out isolations, construction and maintenance for large contractors, including CPMS, BAM Nuttall, CPR, Amey Sersa and Volker Rail, among others.

The full scope of OLE Isolation services includes;

  • Isolation planning
  • Isolation delivery
  • Height and stagger surveys
  • OLE bonding and minor repairs
  • Minor OLE adjustments
  • 24/7 on-call management service

Construction teams deliver full OLE construction packages which include all the elements stated above plus the following;

  • Construction /piling of foundations
  • Erection of OHL masts and booms
  • Installation of small part steel
  • Installation of catenary and contact wire
  • Renewal and maintenance of OHL equipment
  • Section proving and commissioning
  • Handback Packages

Opening of the new office has resulted in exciting, new highly-skilled job opportunities to meet the demand in OLE isolation and electrification construction activities.

OLE Isolation and Construction staff are required to fill vacancies covering the following Areas with immediate effect;

LNW North

  • Liverpool
  • Manchester
  • Lancaster
  • Cumbria


LNE & LNW Middle

  • Leeds
  • Derby
  • Saltley
  • Sandwell & Dudley
  • Stafford


LNE North

  • Leeds
  • Doncaster
  • Sheffield
  • York
  • Newcastle


LNE & LNW South

  • Bedford
  • Hitchin
  • Bletchley
  • London Euston


Wessex and Western

  • Clapham
  • Eastleigh
  • Woking

Steve Farnell, Operations Manager for SWGR, said: “We are extremely excited to be hiring new staff as we continue to grow in this sector. It’s an excellent opportunity to join a highly skilled, friendly team.

“Our new office further strengthens our growth in the Electrification division, which since being founded in 2006 continues to go from strength to strength.”

SWGR has completed a vast amount of work on the UK’s busiest rail routes and has a deep understanding of the specific requirements that projects for the rail industry have.

The company also has unrivalled knowledge of safety and compliance and this enhances client confidence in its team’s ability to deliver work safely and efficiently.