PTSG works at legendary London address

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) is nearing completion on a large and challenging project at 80 Charlotte Street, London – a brand-new mixed-use development scheme in the capital’s Fitzrovia district.

The new building will deliver 320,000 square feet of workspace, 55 new apartments, a café, restaurant and the new Poets Park on Chitty Street. Engineers from PTSG are installing abseil track systems, fitted both within the building and externally, offering access for building and window maintenance.

80 Charlotte Street was the home of Saatchi & Saatchi for over 40 years. The company produced some of the most famous advertisements of all time in the UK.

The development at 80 Charlotte is scheduled for completion later this year. PTSG has worked on many of London’s most iconic new buildings, delivering unique access solutions at The Scalpel (52 Lime Street), The Cheesegrater (Leadenhall Building) and The Vase (One Blackfriars) to name just a few.


PTSG access solution is a Towering success

High-level specialists from Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) have completed work at 27 Commercial Road in East London – a new 21-storey apart hotel in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

The project features accommodation, a restaurant, fitness centre, a bar and shared lounge and a business centre. The contractor is Ardmore Construction Ltd.

PTSG’s height specialists worked predominantly on the installation of a rope access davit arm system at the building. Such systems are used for raising and lowering workers to areas below the unit. Davit arm systems are an essential part of a confined space access or retrieval plan.

PTSG’s work at 27 Commercial Road was particularly well received and the client is looking to place an order with the Group for its next project.

PTSG Access & Safety Ltd is the original business division of the Group, boasting some of the industry’s most experienced and respected practitioners among its ranks. In addition to providing the installation and maintenance of access equipment, PTSG also offers a full range of fall arrest equipment and services.

PTSG to deliver access solutions at exclusive new London address

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) has secured a contract to deliver specialist access and safety services at an exclusive new residential development in Bow, London.

The contract is with London-based property developer, Mount Anvil – PTSG’s largest project to date with the company. It is also a project of considerable complexity.

Engineers from PTSG Access & Safety Ltd will install a bespoke walkway/ManSafe system at the development, called Three Waters, which is comprised of three new buildings rising above the River Lea, Bow Creek and the Limehouse Cut.

The architecture is designed to reflect the industrial heritage of this conservation area, where red brick façades and pitched roofs were a common part of the historic wharves and warehouses in this area of east London. Mount Anvil’s previous projects include the redevelopment of Riverside Studios in Hammersmith and the 36-storey, 116m Lexicon Tower in Islington.

PTSG’s London portfolio – particularly that of its Access & Safety division – is growing rapidly and represents a significant part of the emerging new skyline in the capital.

Playing on the defensive to keep our people safe

Whether he’s facing a corky on the cricket pitch, or ensuring the safety of people working at height here at Premier Technical Services Group Ltd. (PTSG), Mark Davison never lets his guard down.

The keen cricketer is PTSG’s Director of Access Maintenance Division and he has just returned from the National Work at Height Conference and Exhibition at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford – home of Sale Sharks.

Mark is also the Chair of SAEMA (Specialist Access Engineering and Maintenance Association) the national trade body responsible for gathering and sharing best practice in raising standards for the UK permanent and temporary access industry.

Falls from height are the single biggest cause of workplace deaths and one of the main causes of major injuries.

It’s an issue which really can’t be underestimated, with the conference and exhibition featuring a host of exceptional speakers coming together to shape the future of working at height – particularly when it comes to safety.

The event covered everything from the role of virtual reality through to the impact of mental health awareness and managing risks.

Mark said: “You can never be complacent when it comes to the safety of both our people and those working in our supply chain.

“The work we do can be dangerous and it’s important staff take these dangers seriously day-in, day-out.

“It has been really insightful representing the company at the National Work at Height Conference and Exhibition with a wide-range of topics and discussions; it has given me a lot to think about as we continue to look at way to put all our staff in the best possible situation to arrive home from work safely.

“Although the consequences of falling from height are far more severe than on the cricket field, similarly in both you can’t let your guard down. We should all play defensive when the consequences of not doing so put your life at risk.”

The visit to the conference comes a few months after Mark attended the Houses of Parliament for the latest All-Party Parliamentary Group on Working at Height meeting aimed at enhancing the reporting of accidents and incidents to allow the industry to better target effort and resources to reduce the rate of fatalities and major injuries.

Since we began trading in 2007, working at height has been central to our multi-disciplinary services, from the installation and maintenance of cradles to lightning protection systems, high-level cleaning and reparations, fire solutions – and many other specialist services.

PTSG is a double RoSPA Gold Medal winner, having received no fewer than eight consecutive Gold Awards since 2011, and currently holds an international distinction through the British Safety Council for its ongoing work in health and safety.

For more information about the National Work at Height Conference and Exhibition, please click here.

PTSG delivers specialist services at new Tottenham development

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) is providing specialist access and safety services at Hale Wharf, a new residential development at Tottenham Hale.

Hale Wharf is part of a wider regeneration programme. The first phase consists of 249 new homes, a new pedestrian bridge over the River Lee Navigation providing access to Tottenham Hale Underground station and canal-side public realm for the residents and wider community.

McLaren Construction is the main contractor for the first phase and has contracted PTSG to deliver ManSafe and abseil systems. Work on the first phase of the scheme will be completed in the first quarter of 2021.

On completion of Phase 2 in 2023, residents will also benefit from access to the Paddock Community Nature Park that will play a key role in the council’s new ‘Green Grid Strategy’, which seeks to improve the space for the local community.

PTSG provides specialist services at new North London development

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) is providing specialist services at an exciting new development scheme in North London.

Clarendon, London N8, is part of the Haringey Heartlands Regeneration and will deliver over 1,700 apartments, as well as business, retail and community space, a public square and landscaped courtyards. The property developer is St William.

Engineers from PTSG Access and Safety Ltd will install new ManSafe and abseil systems to ensure operatives remain safe when carrying out maintenance services at the buildings. All architects, specifiers and contractors must include fall arrest equipment as part of a new building to ensure it is legally compliant with regulations.

PTSG Access & Safety Ltd is the original business division of the Group and boasts some of the industry’s most experienced and knowledgeable building access practitioners. At the heart of their work is safety; under the guidance of the Group’s Health Safety Director, PTSG has achieved eight RoSPA Golds and a Distinction from the British Safety Council.

PTSG working on 22 Bishopsgate in London

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) is currently providing specialist services at 22 Bishopsgate, a new commercial skyscraper under construction in London.

Engineers from PTSG Access & Safety Ltd are on level 62, at the top of the high-rise structure where they are installing a mansafe system.

22 Bishopsgate replaces an earlier plan for a 288-metre tower named The Pinnacle, which was suspended following the recession of the late 2000s/early 2010s. The structure was later subjected to a re-design, out of which it became known by its postal address, 22 Bishopsgate. It is estimated the tower will provide approximately 120,000 square metres (1,291,700 square feet) of office space and 4,000 square metres (43,100 square feet) for restaurants, retail outlets and viewing galleries.

PTSG Ltd specialises in delivering numerous services for skyscrapers, the definition of which is a tall, continuously habitable building of over 40 floors, mostly designed for office, commercial and residential usage. While its four business divisions cover a diverse array of services, from fire and security solutions to lightning protection, what often unites them is the need to work at height. That’s why the Group’s engineers are routinely contracted to work on tall buildings, and have played a part in helping to shape London’s world-famous skyline.

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PTSG creates original access solution at White City

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) is currently installing a unique access system at a prestigious new residential development called White City Living located in the heart of West London.

Engineers from PTSG Access & Safety Ltd are on site working to install mansafe systems as well as designing and installing a bespoke abseil system at the new residential development.

It is billed as the highly-anticipated next chapter of the White City opportunity area, offering over 1,800 new homes including apartments, penthouses and duplexes. It is designed by Patel Taylor and set among eight acres of green open spaces within a short distance of Central London.

PTSG’s London portfolio gets ever bigger, not just in specialist access services but across all four divisions. Its engineers from PTSG Access & Safety Ltd, PTSG Electrical Services Ltd, PTSG Building Access Specialists Ltd and PTSG Fire Solutions Ltd often work together to fulfil the complete specialist service requirements of customers

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PTSG works on exclusive Westminster address

Engineers from PTSG Access & Safety Ltd are working on one of the most exclusive new residential buildings in London – 9 Millbank in Westminster.

The project includes the demolition of Ergon House, built in 1907 as the Horseferry RoadElectrical Power Station, and designed by Wimbledon Centre Court architect Charles Stanley Peach.

In its place, 9 Millbank is a neoclassical-style building clad in limestone and granite. It occupies a prime position on the banks of the River Thames in the heart of historic London. The exclusive new development boasts a collection of luxury apartments and penthouses, with prices starting at a whisker under £1million.

PTSG is designing and installing a new mansafe and abseil system at the building. The Group has a strong and growing presence in the capital, with the expertise of engineers from all four specialist divisions called upon for a variety of projects, often involving work at height. This requires an uncompromising approach to safety, which has led to the award of eight RoSPA Golds, as well as a British Safety Council award with Distinction.

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PTSG joins forces with Multiplex once more

Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) is delivering specialist services at a new nine-storey, mixed-use scheme at 80 Charlotte Street in London.

Engineers from PTSG Access & Safety Ltd have renewed their long-standing relationship with Multiplex to provide mansafe and abseil systems at the development. Located in Fitzrovia near London’s West End, the site is bounded by four streets. The finished building will be part refurbished and part new build, with 30% of the original structures retained to reduce waste and carbon emissions.

Multiplex is a global construction company whose large-scale and complex structures help to shape the skyline in the UK, Australia, the Middle East, Canada and India. In the UK, it has created Wembley Stadium in London, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and The Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow.

PTSG has collaborated with Multiplex on a number of significant projects over the last few years including Aykon London One – a £240 million residential development situated in Nine Elms on the South Bank, and One Blackfriars in Bankside, London – also known as “The Vase” due to its shape.