Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) is undertaking specialist repairs to ensure Chester Zoo is fully protected in the event of an electrical storm.
Chester Zoo was opened in 1931 by George Mottershead and his family. At 51 hectares or 130 acres it is one of the largest zoos in the UK (the total land area is 400 acres). It houses around 20,000 animals from 500 different species.
Engineers from PTSG Electrical Services Ltd recently carried out a test and inspection of the lightning protection system in place at Chester Zoo, which highlighted repairs required. These works are currently being undertaken to ensure the facility’s buildings and its users, staff and animals remain safe in the event of a lightning strike.
PTSG is one of the UK’s market leaders in specialist lightning protection services. Its engineers design, install, test, inspect and repair systems for clients in every industry sector. The Group has 29 UK offices and over 1,300 specialists, meaning it can be mobilised to any job at a moment’s notice, regardless of the size, location or difficulty.