Hugh Simpson Contractors Hugh Simpson Contractors - Northern Scotland`s leading lifting and plant-hire firm.

Telephone 01955 604444

Office Address South Quay, The Harbour, Wick, KW1 5HA

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Book your Class 7 MOT at Francis Street Services

Posted: August 6th, 2020

We have recently reconstructed our MOT test station at Francis Street Services and we are now able to accommodate testing of commercial vehicles weighing between 3 and 3,5 tonne design gross weight such as vans and high tops. While Class 4 and Class 7 MOTs are overall very …
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New Service coming soon: Class 7 MOT

Posted: December 10th, 2019

We are reconstructing our MOT test station at Francis Street Services to accommodate testing of commercial vehicles weighing between 3 and 3,5 tonne design gross weight such as vans and high tops. While Class 4 and Class 7 MOTs are overall very similar and check many of the …
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New Service: Lifting equipment thorough examination

Posted: November 1st, 2019

Thorough examination in accordance to the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998 Owners and users of lifting equipment must certify that all components which have a bearing on safety have been formally inspected and assessed as being in a safe condition. We offer a systematic and …
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Acquisition of new business

Posted: September 11th, 2019

As of 2nd September, 2019 Simpson Oils took over the management of filling station and Hugh Simpson (Contractors) of vehicle servicing, repairs and MOT test station.

Integrated management system certified according to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018

Posted: August 2nd, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd., Simpson Oils Ltd. and Oil and Storage Services Ltd. have been awarded the certification in Quality assurance, Environment protection and Occupational health and safety standards. ISO 9001 is the world`s most widely adapted quality management system standard based-on …
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Purchase of a new 60T crane

Posted: April 10th, 2019

Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd. is pleased to announce the purchase of a new 60 T crane Liebherr LTM 1060-3.1. Liebherr is renowned for its very high technological level and innovative crane concepts. The brand new LTM 1060-3.1 features a special ballast plate configuration to enable it to handle …
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Vacuum pipe lifter for handling pipes up to 25 tonnes

Posted: November 1st, 2018

By replacing the traditional sling method with industry leading vacuum lift equipment in handling pipes we have significantly increased safety. We have removed risks such as working at heights, manual handling etc. The vacuum lifting beam can be used in combination with a crane, an excavator or material handler. The …
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Top safety accreditation for Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd.

Posted: July 10th, 2018

We have been awarded the SafeContractor accreditation for the commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace for the 3rd term. The company’s application for SafeContractor accreditation was driven by the need for Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd. to meet the high standards required by Customers …
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Acclaim accreditation and Constructionline Gold membership

Posted: July 10th, 2018

Hugh Simpson (Contractors) Ltd HSEQ management system underwent a scrupulous verification process aligned with the PAS91 and received Acclaim accreditation as a result of successful application. Acclaim Accreditation is widely recognised Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) member scheme. Being accredited gives our partners confidence that our products and …
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