CambridgeHOK installs LED system to enable year-round tomato growing

CambridgeHOK installs LED system to enable year-round tomato growing

The CambridgeHOK project for Flavourfresh Salads was completed in eight weeks from placement of order to the lights being operational. It means Flavourfresh can now meet customer orders out of the natural tomato growing season, between November and February, from its Melrow site in Southport, Lancashire. The new Philips lighting system by Signify has been installed by specialist teams at...

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East Yorkshire firm transforms empty London unit into year-round herb farm

East Yorkshire firm transforms empty London unit into year-round herb farm

The new vertical farm facility is being operated by Harvest London, a company dedicated to overcoming difficulties in sourcing herbs and vegetables 12 months a year by producing them in specially built controlled environments. The project has come to fruition after a year in planning and development, led by specialists at Newport-based hi-tech horticultural engineering firm CambridgeHOK. It has...

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Massive strawberry production facility remains on schedule despite lockdown

Massive strawberry production facility remains on schedule despite lockdown

Louis Bradley (left), construction director at hi-tech horticultural facilities specialist CambridgeHOK, has revealed how the East Yorkshire business, which is build partner on the project for Lincolnshire-based Beeswax Dyson Farming, has pulled out all the stops to maintain progress. First works on the six-hectare glasshouse packaging and cold store development in Carrington, near Boston, had...

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