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Helping in Lightening the Lightning Load

A three-year contract with Thames Valley Police to complete essential works on lightning protection systems at a number of stations across its jurisdiction has been won by Premier Technical Services Group (PTSG)


The group’s Electrical Services division will carry out testing and any necessary maintenance works on the systems at police stations throughout the Thames Valley.

Thames Valley Police, which has its headquarters in Oxford Road, Kidlington, is the territorial police force responsible for policing the Thames Valley area covered by 48 stations across the ceremonial counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. It is one of the largest territorial police forces in England and the biggest non-metropolitan one, covering 5,700km2 and has a population of more than 2.1million people.

“Fully maintained lightning protection systems are vital to safeguarding business premises but, more importantly, to ensuring the safety of those working in them,” explained Jason King, Business Development Manager, PTSG. “We are looking forward to working with Thames Valley Police over the three year period of the contract to provide safe, high quality and environmentally friendly services to the force’s sites.”


Pictured: Thames Valley Police, which has its headquarters in Oxford Road, Kidlington (above), has chosen PTSG to handle lightning protection systems at a number of its stations

Article written by Mike Gannon


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