Just one week after the G7 Summit came to Cornwall, the Corserv Group is hailing the long-lasting legacy it will have on Cornwall’s economy.
The Corserv Group carried out multiple improvements across the Duchy in preparation to welcome world leaders, from infrastructure improvements at the airport to accommodate planes the size of Air Force One, to showing off the great place we live and work to the world.
With over £7 millon awarded to enhance Cornwall Airport Newquay, the Cormac surfacing and contracting teams worked tirelessly, day and night, to lay 11,250 tonnes of aggregate in order to improve the runway and apron areas.
Cath Robinson, Corserv Group MD, said: “I’m extremely proud of how the Corserv Group has prepared for the G7 Summit. It demonstrates the value of our diverse organisation and how we can quickly and efficiently mobilise all of our divisions to achieve outstanding results for Cornwall.
“By working collaboratively, the Corserv Group excels in managing such high-profile projects, and I’m honored that this one will leave a lasting legacy for Cornwall. We’re already in discussions at Newquay Airport for an opportunity that has the potential to bring over a hundred new engineering jobs to Cornwall and create apprenticeship opportunities which will inspire the young people of our Duchy.”
Cornwall Newquay Airport MD, Pete Downes, added: “We are delighted that the investment from the Government has allowed us to carry out much needed improvements that will also unlock new opportunities in Cornwall.
“The new aprons and taxiways allow us to accommodate larger aircraft but also encourage more sustainable and innovative new businesses. These include trials of electric and hybrid aircraft and developing future zero-emission aircraft.
“We will also be creating new airside development zones with space for Cornish businesses, including new hangars and increased aircraft maintenance facilities.”