Thank you

Special thanks to all people consulted who have helped OblinArk become a reality.

Tempest Stansfield Associates (UK)

Eur Ing Sid Tempest CEng. FWeldI. Cert.EWE  BEng(Hons) MIMechE  

Cupel Solutions Ltd (UK)

Steve Walker

Ryan McGoldrick and Crash

Environment Agency

Keith Solts (FCRM Technical Manager), Paula Nickson (Carbon Reduction Manager), Mark Garford (Development and Flood Risk Engineer), Zulfiqar Ali (Planning Liaison Officer), Karen Wooster (Senior Planner / Account manager for hydro schemes), John Dawson (Measurements), Pete Turner (Fisheries Technical Officer), Erica Adamson (Fish Diversity), Brian Leigh.

British Waterways / Canal River Trust

Simon Cleaver (Commercial Manager),
Stuart McKenzie (Selby Harbour Master)

Leeds planning authority

Clive Saul (Principle Minerals Planner),
Rathmell Maxwell (Minerals, Waste and Contaminated Land)

UK Coal / Harworth Estates

Gary Owen (Development Manager)


Yvette Cooper MP


Norman Ruddock

Northern Power Grid

David Frankland

Wakefield County Council

Councillor Denise Jeffery
Andy Wallhead (Corporate Director for Regeneration and Economic Growth)
Mick McKigney (Business Manager, Economic Development Services)

Aire River Trust

Kevin Sunderland, Jerry Whaley, Stuart Jobbins, Mark Penny and others.

TC Fabrication Ripley Ltd (UK)

Craig Ball, Terry Ball


Dr Iain J Russon Ph.D.,M.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons) (Fisheries Scientist)
Dr. David Fraser B.Sc. (Hons)Principal Aquatic Ecologist

STM Power Transmission Ltd (UK)

Andrew Ralston
Wayne Patton

STM and GSM (Italy)

Giuseppe Cavazzoni

DVE Technologies ApS (Denmark)

Rasmus Pedersen
Thomas Nørholm

DPR Services Ltd (UK)

Richard Walker, Andy Lavery, Dale Morris

CRD Devices Ltd (UK)

Dave Robinson

Kirwin Air Conditioning Ltd

Terry Kirwin

Formation Plastics Leeds (UK)

Paul, Dave, Joanne, Lucy

GB Oils Ltd (UK)

Norman Ruddock

SKF Group

Hubie Piron (Regional Sales Manager)

Eco Polyurethane Systems Ltd