High-tech business vows to create new jobs in Ely

17:32 23 November 2012

Oil and Gas Ltd premises at Angel Drove, in Ely.

Oil and Gas Ltd premises at Angel Drove, in Ely.

Archant

A HIGH-TECH engineering company says it will create 85 jobs at its new refurbished headquarters in Ely.

Oil and Gas Ltd (OGS) has entered plans to East Cambridgeshire District Council to upgrade its Denmark House premises, in Angel Drove, to accommodate dozens of new staff and equipment.

The company designs and manufactures equipment for the oil and gas industry and has an expanding number of clients both in the UK and internationally.

In plans submitted to the district council, the company revealed: “It is planned to have around 130 permanent work spaces in Denmark House after the renovation, which means creation of 85 new jobs in Ely area; over 70 of which will be highly skilled professional engineers.

“Renovation on this site will also help to encourage future investment on adjacent and nearby plots.”

As part of the plans, the company will build a new two-storey entrance way and will also expand the building to allow for new manufacturing, testing and research areas.

A decision on the plans is expected within the next 12 weeks. To have your say, or to view the plans, visit www.eastcambs.gov.uk.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 18:50
 Miss Cambridgeshire Amber Twell at the Wisbech rose fair. Picture: Steve Williams.

She’s our very own ‘jewel in the Fenland crown’ so where better for Miss Cambridgeshire to spend part of the day than at Wisbech Rose Fair.

27 minutes ago
park and ride map

Passengers using the park and ride into Cambridge city dropped by nearly three times the numbers predicted following the introduction of a £1 parking charge last year.

Yesterday, 09:33
Crews tackle a house fire in Chatteris. Picture: CAMBS POLICE.

Two house fires in less than 12 hours – one at Watlington near Kings Lynn and another at Chatteris- have left one woman dead.

Yesterday, 18:25
Action from last year's Circuit of the Fens. Picture: Steve Williams.

This year’s Circuit of the Fens road race at Whittlesey has been cancelled after sponsors pulled out.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition today E-edition