Derek Heddle

Derek Heddle is the managing director of Heddle Construction Ltd. He grew up involved in the family business and after learning the ropes at a young age he has shaped the company into its present form which performs a wide range of services including civil engineering, a variety of construction works along with being the main supplier of Crane Hire on the Orkney Islands.

From the early days of prototype wind turbines in Burgar Hill to the present day he has had extensive involvement in all of the larger wind turbine projects in Orkney including Hammars Hill Energy Ltd. He has been involved in the construction of access roads and wind turbine foundations, supplying lifting services to erect wind turbines, providing the balance of plant scope and undertaking the role of principle contractor, all of which have helped him gain a comprehensive understanding of wind turbine projects.