Engineering Services for Buildings



NIAB Research, East Malling Kent

Our working relationship with SDC Builders and NIAB continues in Kent with the redevelopment of the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) East Malling Research facility (EMR). This is our 4th major NIAB development with SDC over recent years. Phase 1 of this particular scheme incorporates the overall project...
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Project Win – East Ham Town Hall Refurbishment

Work has started on phase 1 pipework upgrade at the historic East Ham Town Hall with main contractor Thomas Sinden. Phase 1 sees part of heating and domestic water pipework serving the building being replaced whilst some parts of the building are refurbished. The foundation stone for the Town...
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Project Completion – AXA Ipswich Office

Working with Powertecnique we were part of the installation team tasked with removing and renewing the 2Mva switch board for AXA insurance group in the Brooke Lawrence office block in Ipswich. The planned changeover of the 25 year old panel took place over a weekend which is no mean...
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Project Completion – Ipswich Hospital Pathology Unit

We have recently completed another fast-track project at Ipswich Hospital with Barnes Construction. Following various small refurbishment/modifications phases in the existing Pathology Department we have now handed over the mechanical and electrical installations on a new two storey pathology block. As part of our installation we tagged into some...
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Barnes Group Summer Party

Sadly for the second year running the traditional Barnes Group summer party has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid pandemic. The event usually sees between 200 and 300 of our colleagues, families, and retirees come together to enjoy an afternoon of fun, food and fairground rides in the...
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Project Win – Mile End Road Temporary Housing Units

Working with main contractor Thomas Sinden this project involves the conversion of an existing 1984 office building into 15nr self-contained temporary housing units for use over a five year period in Tower Hamlets, London. This site was once the home of Essex House, the home and workshops of Charles...
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Operating throughout the East of England, the Home Counties and London from our offices in Suffolk and Kent, we are a mechanical and electrical contractor, established since 1965.

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