PTSG starts work at Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) is about to start the installation of a new monorail system at Royal Liverpool University Hospital (RLUH).

PTSG won the contract through Carillion, with whom it has completed many projects, but this is the first time the Group has carried out work at the RLUH. PTSG’s access and safety team will install a 500m aluminium rail system on the roof of the hospital, which will facilitate effective maintenance of the building, which is several storeys high.

The hospital is the largest and busiest in Merseyside and Cheshire, with around 40 wards and 710 beds. As such, PTSG’s work to simplify the building’s maintenance will aid the smooth-running of the hospital, and the team’s expertise will ensure minimal disruption throughout the project.

PTSG is Carillion’s preferred supplier of access and safety and electrical services, and it has a vast experience of working in high-stakes hospital environments. In 2015, PTSG was nominated in PfM’s Partners in Healthcare Facilities category for its work with Engie at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham; the RLUH increases PTSG’s portfolio in the health sector.

PTSG renews contract with iconic Harrods Knightsbridge store

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has resumed fall arrest testing works at Harrods luxury department store in Knightsbridge, London.

Operatives attending the store will perform tests to anchor points, mansafe systems and chandelier anchor points in order to ensure safety and compliance.

Harrods store in Knightsbridge is a five-acre site; with over one million square feet of space and more than 330 departments, it is the biggest department store in Europe.

PTSG’s specialist access and safety team undertakes fall arrest testing for a large portfolio of clients in a variety of locations. The Group’s reputation as the UK’s leading niche and specialist services provider has helped it secure the fall arrest testing contract with Harrods for the past five years.

PTSG agrees maintenance contract with DIY giant, B&Q

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has been awarded a contract to provide testing services to roof safety systems for multinational DIY retailer, B&Q.

The Group’s access and safety division will attend over 300 sites across the UK to test and maintain cable fall restraint systems.

The contract will begin in June, running initially for 12 months, and adds another household retail name to PTSG’s growing portfolio.

B&Q is the largest DIY retailer in the UK with over 350 stores. It also has stores in China, Ireland and Taiwan.

PTSG offers a range of niche specialist services and has developed a reputation as a supplier for some of the country’s biggest companies. As well as access and safety, its services also include lightning protection and electrical testing, high-level cleaning and training solutions.

PTSG secures three-year lightning protection contract with Essex hospital

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has been awarded a contract with Capital Estates to provide lightning protection services for the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Essex over three years.

The contract encompasses 23 buildings on the site of the 501-bed District General Hospital, which provides a comprehensive range of acute and specialist services to a local population of 258,000 people.

The works will see a dedicated team of four engineers completing the initial tests and inspection of the site, with a further four engineers joining them for any necessary remedial works over the three-year period.

The last 18 months have seen PTSG acquire a number of companies that support the facilities management sector, including lightning protection. As a result, the Group has significantly broadened both its service offering and geographical coverage, providing a full nationwide design, supply, installation, inspection and maintenance service, protecting every type of building.

PTSG performing high level works at Euston Road complex

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) is currently undertaking a major high level cleaning and maintenance project at London’s Euston Road, Kings Cross.

Clifton House is a 1930s six-storey building originally designed for retail and warehouse space. It currently comprises several ground floor retail and consumer units including a Starbucks café and Pizza Express restaurant. Levels 1-6 occupy a 260-bed Premier Inn hotel.

PTSG is utilising a specialist rope access team to perform the task with a cleaning pole, where accessible. Other areas of the building will be accessed using abseil techniques, with additional anchor points provided for a mobile cantilevered abseil platform.

The Group is the UK’s leading niche specialist services provider, employing a variety of techniques including rope access, cradle access, mobile elevating work platforms and abseiling to carry out a wide range of work across a variety of sectors.

PTSG lands large scale electrical services contract

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has secured a large scale contract to perform a range of electrical service testing for a prominent UK leisure contractor.

Sports and Leisure Management (SLM Ltd.) was established in 1987 and is the longest established leisure contractor in the UK. Its consumer brand is Everyone Active, a name that can be seen at 140 leisure and cultural facilities across the UK.

PTSG will undertake a range of fixed wire and installation testing including circuit, light fitting, PAT testing and emergency lighting at around 100 locations throughout England.

PTSG’s electrical services division employs a team of highly trained and certified electrical engineers who deliver an unsurpassed level of experience and expertise, with safety being their number one priority.

PTSG sees increased presence in Scotland

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has secured a contract with FES Ltd to provide lightning protection services for 30 police stations across Scotland.

The contract will see PTSG’s highly skilled and experienced electrical services operatives utilising their knowledge in rope access systems to install and maintain the protective systems.

This contract in Scotland illustrates PTSG’s growing geographical presence, with more and more contracts secured across the UK. This is largely enabled by the company’s impressive number of acquisitions in 2015, which has allowed the number of services and the locations in which they are offered to be greatly increased.

PTSG has become one of the UK’s most trusted names in working at height, for a wide range of niche specialist services. Its teams have vast experience in using rope access and abseiling techniques, as well as mobile elevating work platforms and building maintenance units.

PTSG to provide lightning protection for NHS

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has secured a three year contract with Mitie to provide lightning protection for NHS estates nationwide, a deal that will see the Group’s skilled operatives working at over 500 new sites.

PTSG’s lightning protection teams have more than two centuries of collective experience in designing, supplying and installing lightning protection systems. Their expertise in working at high levels allows them to complete even the most difficult work by utilising their experience in rope access.

PTSG has a record of success in providing multiple niche services to a variety of buildings in the health sector. In 2015, the Group completed a major project at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, where teams from its electrical services division worked closely with Cofely to plan and implement fixed wire testing throughout the site – the world’s largest single-floor critical care unit. More recently, PTSG has undertaken access and safety-orientated work at Royal Liverpool University Hospital and electrical services at Royal Derby Hospital.

PTSG is one of the country’s leading suppliers to the FM industry, and its electrical services, providing a full nationwide design, supply, installation, inspection, test and maintenance service from its six strategically-located regional offices.

PTSG secures four-year contract with Wakefield District Housing

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has successfully tendered for a contract with Wakefield District Housing for the testing and maintenance of lightning protection systems on 24 of its residential properties.

Wakefield District Housing aims to be more than just a landlord, providing good quality and well managed accommodation to people in need, and this new partnership will help them continue this work. PTSG’s skilled and dedicated teams will ensure both the protection of tenants and prevent structural damage to the quality housing the company currently provides.

PTSG is known throughout the FM industry for the quality of its work in electrical services, with lightning protection forming just one aspect of its ever-expanding provision. The recent acquisition of several new electrical service providers has allowed the Group to expand its offering considerably, while the contract in Wakefield extends its nationwide portfolio of buildings.

PTSG secures contract for St Bernard’s Hospital, Gibraltar

Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has recently secured an order for fall arrest testing at St Bernard’s Hospital for the 10th consecutive year, on behalf of Gibraltar Health Care.

Operatives from the Group’s access and safety division will attend St Bernard’s Hospital later this year to carry out fall arrest testing and planned preventative maintenance works (PPM), including the installation of Mansafe systems on plant room walkways.

PTSG routinely undertakes work of this kind at sites across the UK and beyond, including installation of guard rails, fixed ladders and anchor points.

St Bernard’s Hospital opened in Gibraltar in 2005 and is the only civilian hospital on the British Overseas Territory. It contains over £6 million of medical equipment.