150 extra staff for Glendale

LANCASHIRE grounds maintenance firm Glendale is to hire an extra 150 staff after winning a major contract to cut back trees and hedges around power lines for an electricity distribution group.

Glendale, part of Preston-based Parkwood Holdings, has secured the work with Western Power Distribution, the trading name of three electricity distribution companies - WPD South West, WPD South Wales and WPD Midlands.

The five-year job is worth £5.5m and has an option to extend for a further five years.

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