Case Studies

case studies

  • Sign of the Times

    Sign of the Times

    Our existing office signage which has been up since 1983, has been updated with our new branding & Logo. The lighting installation has also been updated to LED which will give us around a 50% saving in energy & maintenance free for at least 20 years with a far superior lighting output.Read More »
  • INSTALLATION OF TEMPORARY SUPPLY’S AT THE WHITE LADIES CINEMA BRISTOL

    INSTALLATION OF TEMPORARY SUPPLY’S AT THE WHITE LADIES CINEMA BRISTOL

    It was built in 1920–1921 as a cinema, called the Whiteladies Picture House, by James Henry LaTrobe and Thomas Harry Weston (1870–1923) and opened by Duchess of Beaufort on 29 November 1921. It formerly had a ballroom and restaurant but, in 1978, the large single screen was removed and the building split into three screens. […]Read More »
  • REPLACEMENT OF OLD OBSOLETE FEDERAL STAB –LOK DISTRIBUTION BOARDS

    REPLACEMENT OF OLD OBSOLETE FEDERAL STAB –LOK DISTRIBUTION BOARDS

    The existing installation at a residential care home consisted of ten very old obsolete federal electric Stab-lok distribution boards. Manufactured 1950`s – 1980`s We carried out the replacement of all these distribution boards using new Schneider Electric Acti 9 distribution boards. The work was carried out in normal working hours in 5 day, with very […]Read More »
  • REPLACEMENT OF OBSOLETE MEM SUB MAIN DISTRIBUTION PANEL

    REPLACEMENT OF OBSOLETE MEM SUB MAIN DISTRIBUTION PANEL

    As the result of an EICR (Installation Condition Report) we carried out on this 57 room residential care home, it was found that the majority of the MCCB`s were failing to trip on over current, & those that did would not reset. One of the issues was that isolating this sub main distribution board would […]Read More »
  • THEKLA’S GRIM REAPER BANKSY SAVED

    THEKLA’S GRIM REAPER BANKSY SAVED

    Workmen took blowtorches to the ship today to cut out and remove the artist Banksy’s painting of the Grim Reaper from just above the waterline on the steel hull. The artist painted the Grim Reaper onto the ship around 15 years ago, but exposure to the elements is causing ongoing deterioration. Recognising the artwork’s iconic status […]Read More »
  • THEKLA IS A CARGO SHIP WHICH HOUSES A MUSIC VENUE OF THE SAME NAME

    THEKLA IS A CARGO SHIP WHICH HOUSES A MUSIC VENUE OF THE SAME NAME

    Thekla is a cargo ship which houses a music venue of the same name, moored in the Mud Dock area of Bristol’s Floating Harbor, England. Originally brought to Bristol as the Old Profanity Showboat, it was a late 1982 brainchild of novelist Ki Longfellow-Stanshall, the wife of Vivian Stanshall. The showboat was based on the […]Read More »
  • THEKLA RE-FIT – 2014

    THEKLA RE-FIT – 2014

    Owned by DHP Family since 2006, the boat moored in Bristol’s Floating Harbour welcomes around 100,000 visitors a year, and celebrated its 30th birthday in May this year. While the ship was out of the water for the first time in eight years a major three-month refurbishment has been carried out. During this time the extensive […]Read More »
  • NON LICENCED WORKS REPLACING LIGHTING WITH LED LIGHTING

    NON LICENCED WORKS REPLACING LIGHTING WITH LED LIGHTING

    The existing lighting was a standard florescent batten installation, in a celling void that had all the steel structure work coted in encapsulated asbestos fire proofing. As all of our staff are non-licenced asbestos trained, we were awarded the project to replace all the existing lighting with Dextra LED light fittings including a Dali dimming […]Read More »
  • BURGER KING, BRISTOL

    BURGER KING, BRISTOL

    We were tasked to rework the full electrical system of this Burger King restaurant in Bristol, within a specific budget and timescale. To kick off we stripped out all redundant electrical cabling in the ground floor and first floor dining areas. We then installed new cable management systems and containments within the ceiling voids, new […]Read More »
  • THE VICTORIA ROOMS, BRISTOL

    THE VICTORIA ROOMS, BRISTOL

    The Victoria Rooms, which houses the University of Bristol’s music department in Clifton, was originally constructed between 1838 and 1842 in the Greek Revival style of that period. In the summer of 2013 we were involved in a lighting refurbishment of the main auditorium of this building. The existing chandeliers were removed and replaced with […]Read More »
  • QUEEN’S BUILDING, THE UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

    QUEEN’S BUILDING, THE UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

    This project, which took place during the construction of a new laboratory facility at the University of Bristol, involved planning and installing a completely new lighting and electrical system for the building. The installation included a new 650 amp sub mains distribution system (with emergency shutdown facility), cable management systems, LED lighting and power installations, […]Read More »
  • REDLANDS AIRFIELD, SWINDON

    REDLANDS AIRFIELD, SWINDON

    Our routine annual safety check of this airfield (primarily used for micro-light flying, parachuting and skydiving) brought to light a few electrical faults, which we set about resolving. The facility is fairly unique from an electrical point of view, as due to the remote location it is powered entirely by a 12-volt battery. The main […]Read More »
  • MOLE TRADING SERVICE STATION, EXETER

    MOLE TRADING SERVICE STATION, EXETER

    Whilst attending this service station to carry out a periodic test and inspection, we found a few faults. In order to resolve these electrical issues, we carried out the following investigations, repairs and upgrades: Renewing of the mains distribution, which enabled us to fit double pole RCD’s to the circuits. An investigation into high diverted […]Read More »
  • PREMIER LEAGUE AND FIRST DIVISION FOOTBALL STADIUMS

    PREMIER LEAGUE AND FIRST DIVISION FOOTBALL STADIUMS

    This particular job involved installing illuminated advertising signs in all but one premier league and first division football stadiums in the UK. Each stadium required the installation of 20 – 30 signs, so managing the delivery and distribution of these units was key to the success of the job. Once we had the signs on […]Read More »
  • CALLOW ROCK QUARRY, CHEDDAR

    CALLOW ROCK QUARRY, CHEDDAR

    We provide an installation, breakdown and maintenance service to the concrete industry. One of the plants that we have recently provided a full new electrical installation for is this facility at Callow Rock Quarry. One of the key issues that we dealt with whilst working on this project was the compact nature of the build, […]Read More »
  • SLIGO HOSPITAL, IRELAND

    SLIGO HOSPITAL, IRELAND

    We were called out to asses an MRI unit that had been experiencing some electrical failures. We managed to diagnose the problem quickly, and set about separating and modifying the circuits, and adding full RCD protection. Our fully qualified electricians ensured that all work was carried out in line with MEIGaN Standards, and they provided […]Read More »