Emergency Services

We have developed a close working relationships with both Fire & Rescue and Ambulance services, and have been able to provide cost effective construction solutions which meet both project budgets and operational functionality.

We have successfully completed new build, extension and refurbishment projects, which provide modern and efficient; command, office, training and accommodation space.

Much of our work is carried out in ‘live’ facilities, so we jointly develop easily adaptable construction programmes and logistics plans, which minimise any disruption to essential emergency services.

Hirwaun Fire Station – Shortlisted LABC Collaboration Award

Phased Refurbishment

Maintain fully functioning services to existing Station

£0.2m

 

REFURBISHMENT OF BARGOED AMBULANCE STATION

Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust

The contract works comprised of a two phase construction programme as follows:

Phase 1: The  provision  of  power  to  an  existing  shelter  to  provide  recharging  facilities  for  two ambulance bays. The construction  on  a  new  store  room  within  the  existing  ambulance  bay, including  temporary personnel door and external paving.

Phase 2: Refurbishment of the offices and support area including; partitions, internal finishes, sanitary ware, service  installations and the modification of shutter doors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modernisation and Refurbishment

Maintain fully functioning services to existing Station

£0.7m

 

REFURBISHMENT OF TREDEGAR AMBULANCE STATION

Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust

The scope is to re-arrange and re-organise the internal layout of the Station, increasing the amount of useable space and bringing it up to a modern standard.

This includes; new lighting, power, new comms cabling / infrastructure and fire alarm.

Replacing; the existing roof covering, existing roof lights, garage doors.

Along with provision for; an external disabled access ramp, internal fixed ladder& access hatch and the provision of Solar PV to reduce energy costs.

 

 

 

 

 

First unit of it’s kind in Wales

Conversion of an existing building

£2m

HAZARDOUS AREA RESPONSE TEAM (HART) FACILITY

Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust

The Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust was required to implement a Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) that had very specific estates requirements.

The design and build project required the refurbishment of an existing retail and warehouse for HART, a Special Operations Response Team (SORT) providing; vehicle garage & maintenance areas, specialist equipment stores, emergency planning & briefing rooms, along with internal and external training space.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High performance building

Maintain fully functioning services to existing Station

£2.1m

MODERNISATION OF ABERDARE FIRE STATION

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

BREEAM: Excellent

A Design and Build project to redevelop the existing Station, whilst maintaining a fully functional emergency service.

The new Station contains; muster areas, office space, briefing / training room, gym and recreational areas and appliance bays.

To minimise energy use and running costs the Station utilises; low pressure hot water system, solar panels to heat 50-70% of the hot water, and a rainwater recycling system.

Additional works included the careful demolition of a sub-station, the provision of additional car parking and associated site hard landscaping.

Shortlisted LABC Collaboration Award

 

 

 

 

 

Contemporary building

Award Winning Project

£1m

MODERNISATION OF HIRWAUN FIRE STATION  

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

BREEAM: Excellent

The project involved design, build and modernisation of an existing working station, which contains; muster areas, office space, briefing / training room, gym and recreational areas, appliance bays and features a new training tower 

The new Station contains; muster areas, office space, briefing / training room, gym and recreational areas, appliance bays and features a new training tower.

The Station is highly efficient having renewable requirements including; a rainwater harvesting system, solar thermal panels and ‘green’ roof.

Best Light Industrial Building, Most Functional Building and Overall Winner Rural & Industrial Design & Building

Best Commercial Building at the LABC Regional Building Excellence Awards

 

 

 

Refurbishment Contract

No disruption to emergency service

£0.9m

REFURBISHMENT OF EBBW VALE FIRE STATION

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

The Station remained fully operational throughout its refurbishment; work was carefully planned with and approved by the Station Officer.

Internal work included; wall & floor tiling, new floor finishes, the installation of a new kitchen, a new gym area, living and sleeping quarters, upgrading the mechanical and electrical services including a new security system.

The Station required the full upgrade of its mechanical and electrical services including the installation of a new security system.

This work was carefully coordinated with the Station staff to ensure these was no risk to 24/7 operational services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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