AIM Deal of the Year Award for PTSG

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) rounded off 2015 by winning another award – AIM Deal of the Year at the Yorkshire Dealmakers Awards 2015.

The prestigious awards ceremony at New Dock Hall in Leeds, saw PTSG collect the award for its £8m flotation in February 2015. The award was presented by Lifetime Achievement recipient Peter Smart.

The group became the first Yorkshire-based business to IPO in 2015 – getting the year off to a tremendous start. The group went from strength to strength when it became the most shortlisted business in the PFM awards, with a place in the final list for five separate categories. It also managed to pick up ‘Partners in SME Organisations’ with Unite at the ceremony.

In June, Paul Teadsdale, Group CEO, was crowned Entrepreneur of the Year in the Listed Business category at EY’s North of England Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015.

During 2015, PTSG was also a sponsor of both the BIFM awards and the PFM Gala Dinner and Awards.

In recognition of this great success, Paul Teasdale was named one of Yorkshire’s Top Achievers of 2015 by the Yorkshire Post – taking his place alongside other luminaries from the region including Richard Flint – who led the £800m management buyout of Leeds-based Sky Betting and Gaming, and Beth Butterworth – who transformed the fortunes of Wakefield-based retailer Bonmarche.

Hospital gets annual health check with PTSG

The Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) team is set to give Lincoln Hospital a health check of its own when the Electrical Services division carries out its annual inspection work.

The work will include checking the lightning systems to ensure the site is safe from lightning strikes and static, and engineers will be able to assess the buildings at the hospital for any remedial work that is deemed necessary.

Dealing with the hospital can be a challenge due to the sensitive nature of the site, but the PTSG engineers are fully trained for dealing with these sites.

Lincoln is just one of a multitude of health facilities that PTSG provides vital support to across the UK.

PTSG set high standards at university

Lightning protection is an integral part of Premier Technical Services Group PLC’s (PTSG) Electrical Services division, providing vital safety services to buildings across the UK.

The team manages the lightning protection systems at a number of universities and colleges up and down the country, including the University of Leeds – a longstanding and successful collaboration.

It is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK and PTSG is proud to make a vital contribution to the safety of the buildings on campus for the thousands of staff, students and visitors.

The University of Leeds has more than 31,000 students and is the eighth largest university in the UK.

PTSG inspection works kick off at St George’s Park

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has won a major new high-profile contract at St. George’s Park, home to the Football Association.

The Group’s electrical services division is contracted to undertake inspections at the site, which will involve checking the lightning systems are in good working order. This will be crucial after the recent heavy storms the country has experienced, and will identify any remedial work that needs addressing.

The £105m facility is the base of England’s 24 national teams and houses some world class facilities including 12 outdoor pitches and a full-size indoor 3G pitch.

PTSG’s electrical services ensures the efficient running of the lightning protection in football stadia around the UK, including at Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal and Toryglen Regional Football Centre, in southern Glasgow. St George’s Park is now one of the largest.

PTSG to provide lightning protection at RAF bases

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) is to undertake vital lightning protection work at two RAF bases in the east and south-east of England.

The new contract was signed following an inspection of the two sites: RAF Feltwell in East Anglia and RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk. PTSG’s electrical services division found a number of issues that could, in time, potentially compromise the smooth running of the stations.

RAF Feltwell, based in Norfolk, East Anglia, is used by the United States Air Force. It was used during the second world ward as a bomber station and now houses US Air Force personnel. RAF Lakenheath is also a US Air Force base and also home to the 48th Fighter Wing, also known as the Statue of Liberty Wing.

Lightning protection is one of a number of niche services provided by PTSG which facilitates the safe operation of buildings throughout the UK – and beyond. The group is proud to add of these two RAF bases to its growing portfolio of sites, which includes RAF Marham in Norfolk.

PTSG passes the test for First Port

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has been selected to provide PAT testing to 200 properties and fixed wiring to a further 50 for First Port.

The Group has signed a three-year contract, focusing its services in the Midlands area, ensuring the selected properties reach the required health and safety standards.

First Port is one of the largest property managers in the UK and has more than 1,000 properties nationwide. It offers a number of services including property management, bespoke property management, retirement and letting services.

In this major new contract, PTSG’s engineers will be working within residential homes, warden-controlled properties and sheltered accommodation.

PTSG secures return-order for wire testing

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has entered into a contract to start fixed wire testing at Interserve and Talk Talk’s datacentre.

The work is part of a continued order and will see the team from PTSG’s electrical services division servicing the systems under the mandatory five-year check to meet the BS7671:2008 Standard for insurance and health and safety requirements.

The contract will involve a range of distribution and fuse board testing. PTSG’s highly-trained engineers will work with Interserve and Talk Talk to ensure the installations are not only sound, but free from the risk of fire and staff are safe from electric shocks.

The Group’s engineers are also about to start work at Aryzta Bakery Catering. This contract will also involve checking the wiring to ensure the highest standards are continued to be met in the Kettering-based bakery.

PTSG to survey leading re-finishing plant for lightning protection

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) is working with PPG Industries’ plant in Stowmarket, Suffolk on its lightning and static protection.

PPG Industries is one of the world’s largest suppliers of automotive finishes and supplies all types of coats for all kinds of vehicles.

PTSG’s Electrical Services’ lightning protection specialists were asked to make a detailed survey of the plant, which suggested an upgrade to lightning or static protection.

Due to the use of chemicals being used at the plant the engineers acted very professionally, and took special precautions to stay safe and healthy at all times.

The division is confident the survey will lead to building a long-term relationship in the future with PPG.

PTSG adds new HMP site to contract

PTSG is about to start work on a new contract this week at HM Prison Lancaster Farms.

It is a new site within the existing HM Prisons contract that the Electrical Services team provide services for.

The new agreement will see the engineers inspecting the prison to ensure the lightning and static protection systems are in place. Any defects discovered will be noted and dealt with during remedial works.

PTSG’s engineers are very experienced working under such secure and sensitive conditions and are fully trained to work in a controlled area.

HM Prison Lancaster Farms is a category C male prison, located on the outskirts of Lancaster in Lancashire. The prison is operated by Her Majesty’s Prison Service, and is part of the HMP North Lancashire and Cumbria Estate.

PTSG’s fall arrest testing contract renewed at 1 Angel Square, Manchester

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has begun work at One Angel Square, after its longstanding contract at the site was renewed recently.

PTSG’s specialist access and safety team have been commissioned to test all fall arrest testing equipment at Co-operative’s head office and support centre, which is located at the multi-award-winning landmark building.

Two years ago, PTSG used rope access operatives to carry out testing works to 40 anchor points at the Manchester address.

When the Queen officially opened the centre in November 2013, it was declared the most environmentally-friendly building in the world. The Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM), an internationally acclaimed system of assessing buildings, gave 1 Angel Square a score of 95.16% ̶ the highest ever awarded.