PTSG visits ITV studios in Bristol
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s fall arrest testing division has recently completed safety testing work for ITV West Country studios.
Launched in 2009, ITV West Country merged the two regions of ITV West and ITV West Country into one amalgamated region. The company operates from its headquarters in Bristol.
PTSG powers up at Marchwood Power Station
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s Electrical Services division is due to carry out various earthing improvements and an upgrade of the existing lightning protection system at Marchwood Power Station.
Located next to Southampton Water, the power plant began commercially generating electricity in December 2009 and officially opened its doors the following month. The station generates enough electricity to supply nearly one million homes and approximately 895MW of electricity for the National Grid overall.
The contract will see the Group’s skilled engineers visiting the site to update the current earthing system and to provide a retrofit upgrade to a previous lightning protection system.
PTSG’s Adam Coates named Northern Finance Director of the Year
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s Finance Director, Adam Coates, has been named as a winner in this year’s Northern Finance Director Awards, winning the title of Northern Finance Director of the Year in the Strategic Impact category.
The awards celebrate the exceptional talent of finance directors and their teams across the North of England. Often the unsung heroes of any successful business, the ceremony recognises the importance of the finance director role in some of the North’s most successful companies.
Adam joined PTSG in 2010 and since then has contributed significantly to the ongoing success of the organisation.
PTSG attends CBRE preferred supplier event for third year running
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) attended CBRE’s preferred supplier event today, having been invited back for the third year running.
Held at Old Billingsgate Market in London, the exclusive networking event is hosted annually and sees approximately 100 of 400 of CBRE’s preferred suppliers invited each year. Around 750 CBRE delegates attended the event this year, along with a number of CBRE’s customers.
The event is held for CBRE’s specially selected supply chain partners, allowing project and contract managers to liaise face-to-face with supply chain partners.
PTSG gets to work at Lambeth Palace Library
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s Electrical Services division has received an order to complete a lightning protection installation at Lambeth Palace Library in London.
Located in the grounds of Lambeth Palace and founded in 1610, the building is one of England’s oldest public libraries. The site holds over 200,000 books and around 600 medieval manuscripts.
PTSG is the UK’s leading lightning protection business and is a proud member of the Association of Technical Lighting & Access Specialists (ATLAS).
PTSG judges safety at Hull Magistrates’ Court
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s fall arrest testing division has recently completed access and safety testing work at Hull Magistrates’ Court.
Situated in the heart of Hull city centre, the building consists of eight interview rooms and two floors with access to both the hearing and court rooms surrounding the perimeter of the court.
Engineers were called to the site to test and certify three ManSafe systems around the court’s main building. These fall arrest systems allow maximum freedom to move around a structure’s edge, arresting in the event of a fall to allow the user to be rescued.
PTSG carries out critical works to two of Scotland’s largest prisons
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s fall arrest testing division has recently completed access and safety testing work at prisons in Edinburgh and Low Moss.
Opening in 1920, HMP Edinburgh can hold up to 872 prisoners at any one time. HMP Low Moss opened in 1968 and underwent major redevelopment in 2007. The new prison was reopened in March 2012 and accepted its first intake in almost five years.
The Group’s qualified engineers visited both sites to test and certify personal protective equipment (PPE) and ManSafe systems to ensure that they can continue to be used safely.
PTSG works in style at the Versace Tower
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s Access & Safety division has secured a high-level design and installation contract with Britain’s first fashion-oriented homes.
The Versace Tower in London has been named ‘Britain’s first branded building’. Located in Knightsbridge, building work on the tower began in August of this year and is due to reach completion in late 2020. The tower is 50-stories high, with options ranging from one-bedroom apartments to entire-floor studios.
PTSG’s skilled team will work on a 3D building information modelling (BIM) compliant design for its supplier to manufacture. Once these steps have been completed, engineers will then be able to begin installation work on site.
PTSG applies its knowledge at University of East Anglia
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s Electrical Services division has secured a contract to upgrade lightning protection systems at two accommodation sites at the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Established in 1963 in Norwich, UEA is a well-known public research university. In 2012, UEA was ranked the 10th best university in the world and the third best in the United Kingdom, offering over 300 courses in its four facilities.
Engineers visited the sites with the original intention of fixing the existing lightning protection system. However, upon arrival it was noted that the current system had broken down and was beyond repair.
PTSG doesn’t waste any time for Biffa
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s Electrical Services division has been contracted to provide fixed wire testing for Biffa, the UK’s second-largest waste management company.
Headquartered in High Wycombe, Biffa provides collection, recycling, treatment, disposal and energy generation services across four operating divisions. Founded by Richard Henry Biffa in 1912, the company services over 2.5 million households and collects 4.1 million bins per week within its municipal division.
This contract will see electrical engineers visiting all Biffa centres across the UK, including waste management sites, head offices and distribution centres.
PTSG secures high-level cleaning contract with oil giant BP
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has secured a prestigious high-level cleaning contract with BP, the world’s sixth largest oil and gas company.
Headquartered in London, British Petroleum (BP) is a British multinational oil and gas company, specialising in the manufacturing and transportation of crude oil, petrochemical and petroleum products. The global petroleum company has operations in 70 different countries and has around 18,300 service stations worldwide.
PTSG’s skilled Building Access Specialists division has been awarded a contract to clean the façades of 13 BP buildings at the Sunbury-on-Thames business park in Surrey.
PTSG protects guests at new Peninsula Hotel
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s Electrical Services division is due to carry out work on the Peninsula Hotel, located in the heart of London.
The Peninsula Hotels is a chain of luxury, five-star properties operated by Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels. The group’s first hotel opened in 1928 and is now the oldest in Hong Kong. The 190-room hotel on Hyde Park Corner is due to open in 2021.
PTSG’s skilled engineers have been contracted to install lightning protection systems at the proposed 190-room hotel on Hyde Park Corner.
PTSG flying high with British Airways
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s Building Access Specialists division has recently completed a significant contract to install signage for British Airways at Heathrow Airport.
British Airways, part of International Airlines Group, is one of the world’s leading global premium airlines and the largest international carrier in the UK. The airline is due to celebrate its 100th anniversary on 25 August 2019.
The Group’s expert engineers visited the site to install new signage to the façade of Terminal 5. The sign was custom built and installed on site by the Group’s qualified engineers and is now visible to passengers both taking off and landing at Heathrow Airport.
PTSG to support Interserve’s fire division
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG)’s Fire Solutions division has been contracted to support Interserve in its fire services provision.
Interserve is a multinational support services and construction company founded in 1884 and based in the UK. PTSG has already partnered with the organisation on a number of facilities management contracts including the Department for Work and Pensions and the Ministry of Justice.
The Group’s skilled engineers will assist the company with maintenance and remedial work on dry risers, sprinklers and fire doors.
PTSG puts Centre:MK to the test
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has secured a contract to provide fixed wire testing at Milton Keynes’ largest shopping centre.
AThe centre:MK opened in 1979 and was granted Grade-II listed status in 2010. It is now the UK’s 14th largest shopping centre, comprising over 200 shops and restaurants.
Engineers from the Group’s Electrical Services division will provide fixed wire testing at the centre, ensuring that these sites are safe and compliant for building users and facilities management teams.
PTSG lands multidisciplinary contract with NHS
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has secured a multidisciplinary contract for the NHS at Nottingham City Hospital.
The significant contract will see engineers from across the Group providing vital lightning protection, fall arrest testing and fixed wire testing services across the entire hospital site, which comprises over 90 buildings.
CNWL puts its trust in PTSG
Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has been contracted to provide electrical testing services for the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL).
CNWL has around 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London’s population, Milton Keynes and other nearby areas. The trust operates across 150 sites and provides more than 300 different health services.