PTSG bolsters defence in Fulham

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has been appointed to provide specialist electrical services at Vanston Place, just off Fulham Broadway in West London.

Previously a redundant derelict site, Vanston Place has been transformed into six modern high-end residential flats. The site was extremely tight, the planning conditions restrictive, and there were many technical challenges – the estates electrical substation also had to be re-sited. However, after a long and complicated construction phase, the site was handed over in August 2020.

PTSG Electrical Services Ltd has been commissioned to install a brand-new lightning protection system to safeguard the development in the event of an electrical storm.

PTSG’s lightning protection portfolio is vast and growing all the time, with the Group’s electrical engineers working on projects in every industry sector. Its services remain in high demand at residential developments across the capital, as old buildings are torn down or repurposed to keep pace with demand for new living spaces.

PTSG to protect East London redevelopment

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has secured a new contract to deliver specialist electrical services at Beam Park, a brand-new housing development in East London.

The wider vision for Beam Park is to create 3,000 new homes, 50% of which will be affordable, on a derelict former factory site in the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham and Havering. The site, formerly home to one of the world’s largest car plants, is situated between Dagenham and Rainham.

Phase two of the redevelopment of Beam Park will provide more new homes, a leisure centre, a new central park, an energy centre and a multi-faith community centre. Engineers from PTSG Electrical Services Ltd will install a lightning protection system that will protect structures and residents in the event of an electrical storm.

PTSG is entrusted by clients from a wide variety of industry sectors to install, test, inspect and maintain lightning and surge protection systems, as well as providing specialist earthing solutions to meet the unique requirements at each site.

PTSG to add a spoonful of specialist services at Sugar house Island

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has been contracted to provide specialist electrical services at Sugar House Island, a new mixed-use neighbourhood in East London.

Sugar House Island showed award-winning vision in bringing together a growing community of 6,000 people to live, work and forge a better quality of life. Situated in the water-bound district of Stratford in East London and set in 26 acres of historic land, the development offers 1,200 new homes to rent and buy, over 600,000 square feet of office space, a hotel and a new primary school.

Engineers from PTSG Electrical Services Ltd will commission a brand-new lightning protection system that will safeguard the entire development and all its users in the event of an electrical storm.

Many areas of London are being redeveloped to meet the demand for more properties and accommodate an ever-growing city population. PTSG is proud to deliver vital specialist services to ensure buildings operate efficiently and their users remain safe.


PTSG takes to the skies to provide survey

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has employed drone technology to add another dimension to its roof survey service.

Engineers from PTSG Building Access Specialists Ltd, one of the Group’s four specialist divisions, used a drone to take video and photographic footage of the roof of Brunswick Shopping Centre in Westborough, Scarborough. This gave the client an extremely detailed picture of the roof, highlighting any remedial repairs that may be needed.

Brunswick Shopping Centre is in the Centre of Scarborough, on the coast of North Yorkshire. It was built on the site of a former Debenhams store, which is still an anchor tenant – along with over 30 other retailers including Argos and New Look. It has an annual footfall of over 7 million people.

Thierry Schoen, Sales Director of PTSG Building Access Specialists, commented: “Roof drone surveys are another ways in which we help our clients to plan ahead for maintenance work. Thanks to the great level of detail provided by the drone footage, clients can see the exact condition of their buildings and any work we can deliver that will ensure they remain in first-class condition.”

PTSG Building Access Specialists Ltd provides a range of high-level services including window and cladding cleaning, gutter and fascia cleaning, roof and masonry repairs, installations and interior cleaning for clients in all sectors.

PTSG’s services look after new facility at Cheltenham Hospital

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has been awarded a contract to provide specialist electrical services at a new CT scanning facility at Cheltenham General Hospital.

Engineers from PTSG Electrical Services Ltd are installing a surge protection system for the new CT (computed tomography) scanning facility within the hospital. CT scans can produce detailed images of many structures inside the body, including the internal organs, blood vessels and bones. They can be used to: diagnose conditions – including damage to bones, injuries to internal organs, problems with blood flow, stroke, and cancer.

A surge protection device is designed to protect electrical installations or devices such as computers and TV’s from voltage spikes. The surge protection device (SPD) attempts to keep a low voltage supplied to an electrical device by either blocking or shorting to ground any unwanted voltages above a safe standard.

In addition to providing surge protection, PTSG designs, installs, test and maintains lightning protection systems and specialist earthing solutions. This enables the group to take a bespoke approach for each client, giving them a unique solution to suit their premises.


Argos shops with PTSG for multiple specialist equipment

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has been contracted to inspect a range of fall arrest systems and equipment for Argos.

Engineers from PTSG Access & Safety Ltd will deliver inspections of CAT ladders and Mansafe systems in place across 240 branches UK-wide to ensure they are compliant and 100% fit for purpose. Its teams have the expertise and capacity to carry out repairs and installations of new equipment when required.

Argos, the catalogue retailer, has operating in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It was established in November 1972 and is named after the Greek city of Argos. It was acquired by Sainsbury’s supermarket chain in 2016. The company trades both through physical shops and online, with over 883 retail shops, 29 million yearly shop customers, and nearly a billion online visitors per annum, making it one of the largest high street retailers in the United Kingdom.

PTSG has completed a number of contracts for Argos over the last several years, delivering specialist services from different divisions. Last year, engineers from PTSG Electrical Services Ltd started work to test, inspection and maintenance of lightning protection systems in place at 245 stores in total. The work is due to be complete later this year.


PTSG to work with Solent NHS Trust

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has been awarded a contract to provide specialist electrical services for sites operated by the Solent NHS Trust.

Engineers from PTSG Electrical Services Ltd have been tasked with providing portable appliance testing (PAT) across 24 different Solent NHS Trust sites.

The Solent NHS Trust was created in 2011. It is the main provider of community services for people living in Portsmouth, Southampton and parts of Hampshire, as well as being the main provider of mental health services for people living in Portsmouth. The Trust employs over 3,800 staff.

Services are provided from over 100 clinical sites spread across the area it serves, as well as in people’s own homes. The Trust works with families to help children have the best start in life and provide community support when children are unwell and need extra help. Adults and older people with physical or mental health problems also receive care in the community from the Trust.

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PTSG lands contract with global aerospace provider

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has been contracted to provide specialist electrical services for GKN Aerospace on behalf of the building maintainer.

GKN Aerospace is a global business with facilities in 14 countries. The UK is one of six European countries where the company’s manufacturing sites are located. Filton is GKN Aerospace’s largest advanced aerostructures facility. The site specialises in the assembly of major leading and trailing edge wing sub-assemblies, as well as the manufacture of wing structural components for civil and military aircraft.

Engineers from PTSG Electrical Services Ltd will install a new lightning protection system and earthing on a new plant enclosure at the site at Filton.

All of PTSG’s services make buildings, systems and equipment safer and more efficient for their users. Earthing is the creation of an alternative path for the flow of fault or excessive currents safely to ground. It is an integral part of any electrical system and essential in keeping both people and equipment safe.

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PTSG protects three schools in West Midlands academy

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has been awarded the contract to install lightning protection on three existing schools for the Dudley Academies Trust.

Dudley Academies Trust is a relatively new organisation set up with the help of Dudley College of Technology to help transform education in Dudley. There are six schools within the academy; PTSG Electrical Services Ltd is providing specialist services at Pegasus Academy, The Link Academy and St James Academy.

Engineers will be installing a lightning protection system at each of the sites to safeguard the structure of buildings and protect all users in the event of an electrical storm.

PTSG has built up an extensive education portfolio, providing a range of specialist services to primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities and a whole range of student accommodation. In the last few weeks, engineers carried out testing and inspections of lightning protection systems at the Universities of Reading and Northampton, followed up with remedial works. At the University of Aberdeen, engineers from PTSG Access & Safety Ltd carried out remedial works to height systems in use across the campus, encompassing 15 buildings in total.

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PTSG protects new hospital car parking facility

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has received an order to provide specialist electrical services at a new secure multi-storey car park at Sandwell & City Hospital in Birmingham.

The multi-storey car parks are being built on behalf of Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust on the existing Sandwell and City Hospital sites and will provide improved access for the hospital users. Making more efficient use of existing land, the car parks will enable the redevelopment of the wider site.

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services have been appointed as the design and build services contractor responsible for the delivery of the building services from concept through to operation. The 4-storey car park at Sandwell together with remodelling of the immediate surface area will provide 400 spaces, whilst the 6-storey facility at City Hospital will provide 550 spaces.

PTSG Electrical Services Ltd, as the UK’s leading provider of lightning protection services, has been contracted to install a new lightning protection system that will protect the new structure and its users in the event of an electrical storm.