News & PR

21.07.15

New Under-Slung Lighting at AVFC

The new under-slung positioning of Aston Villa Football Club floodlights will complete July 2015.  On each 6 metre long support beam sits 4 floodlights, each a diameter of 600mm.  A lowering mechanism has been used to lower the lights by 23 meters to 3 of the roof line stands....

14.07.15

Hinckley Leisure Centre to complete January 2016

Barrie Beard Ltd have a secured a new electrical contract for the total refurbishment of Hinckley Leisure Centre in Leicestershire. The refurbishment will incorporate: A 25 metre x 12.5 metre pool suitable for competition, galas and recreational swimming and a teaching pool. An Aqua pool which ha...

12.07.15

2015 Nominees for BSG Health & Safety Award

Barrie Beard Ltd have been nominated in two categories for The Building Safety Group Health & Safety Awards 2015: BSG Project Award for best: Health & Safety in Planning and Design and BSG Site Manager of the Year Award. Results will be known later in the year.    ...

21.06.15

LAMDA (the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) to start October 2015

LAMDA (the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) New M&E Contract. Barrie Beard Ltd have been appointed the electrical and mechanical contract at LAMDA’s new drama school in Hammersmith, London. This new building will deliver both study and performance spaces on one site for the firs...

21.06.15

42% of Barrie Beard Employees Have Over 10 Years Service

42% of Barrie Beard Ltd employees have worked with the company for over 10 years, of which 14% have completed 20 years service or more! “I would like to add that, of our 93 current permanent staff, 42% of which have been employed for over 10 years, is a testament to our commitment in working ass...

18.03.15

92,000 Solar PV Modules

Barrie Beard Ltd have two new contracts to connect and test all SWA cables to over 92,000 Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Modules on sites in Worcestershire & Shropshire. For any further information regarding Solar Photovoltaic installations please contact Daniel Neilson 01527 875172....

26.02.15

The Great Hall, Swansea University – New Contract

A new contract has been gained at the iconic Great Hall, Swansea University. The Hall is located at the centre of the Bay Campus and will provide a beautiful space for the University to host music concerts, conferences, and hold graduation and other large University events. Barrie Beard Ltd will pr...

18.02.15

Two Barrie Beard electricians run for the British Heart Foundation

Two Barrie Beard electricians, Matthew Brooks and Bobby Scott Walker, are to run the Warwick half marathon on 22nd March for the British Heart Foundation.  We wish them lots of luck for a good finish time! If you would like to donate please use the following links.  http://www.justgiving.com/Bo...

12.02.15

Adam Woodward, electrician at Barrie Beard Ltd, awarded the Morison Trophy for 2014

We are pleased to announce, Mr Adam Woodward from Bromsgrove has been awarded the Morison Trophy for 2014. The award was given for his fly-caught 22lbs Salmon from Marnoch Lodge in the middle Deveron. In winning the trophy, Mr Woodward shall also be presented with a Vision salmon fly-rod, sponsored ...

05.02.15

Abseiling at AVFC

Barrie Beard Ltd have recently completed a contract at Aston Villa Football Club. Harness training was a must as 220 new flood lights were installed to all four roof lines....

09.10.14

England International Rugby

Barrie Beard Director, John Barnes, is the first to ‘try’ out the new RFU training ground in Bagshot, Surrey....

09.10.14

Electrician Runs Personal Best

A fantastic Midland Championships were achieved by Dave Mould, Barrie Beard electrician, when he ran a personal best of 50.01 in the heats to qualify for the final of the 400 metres. He ran 50.57 to come 8th overall in the final, what an accomplishment! He has also been Worcester County Champion in ...

09.10.14

“Tickled Pink” Charity Sponsor

Barrie Beard Ltd are sponsoring this years (2014) Bromsgrove Court Leet Summer Charity Event ~ “Tickled Pink” on Saturday 5th July at Bromsgrove School, fundraising for MS Society, St John’s Church and Avoncroft. For further details contact Jo Slade at jo@everyeventuality.co.uk...

09.10.14

Marathon Run for Birmingham Children’s Hospital

On 13th April 2014 Darren Bore – Barrie Beard Approved Electrician, will join the thousands of dedicated people to take part in the 2014 London Marathon. We all wish Darren the very best of luck and we hope he raises lots of money for his chosen charity Birmingham Children’s Hospital. If...

09.10.14

£15,998.30 Charity Money Raised

On 5th July 2013, Barrie Beard presented Lucy Baylis/Primrose Hospice and Kelly Whitehouse/Macmillan Cancer Support with a fabulous donated amount of £15,998.30. This sponsor money was raised by Barrie Beard Ltd and Superdream by walking 40 miles though 20 villages in one day. With sincere thanks t...

09.10.14

Recent Charity Donations

Charity donations to: Follow links if you too would like to donate.. Friends of Blackmarston School Ptfa – Steve Beck of Speller Metcalf is Cycling 122 miles… Steve says… “I am riding the 122 mile Wolverhampton to Aberdovey bike ride on the 21st June 2013 to try to raise mone...

09.10.14

Barrie Beard’s Secretary Retires After 23 Years

On 7th June 2013, after 23 loyal years, Rose Humphries decided to ‘hang up her computer lead’ and take time to relax in her retirement. Rose was a dedicated and extremely professional employee and we would like to send her our very best wishes for a happy and adventurous retirement....

09.10.14

40 Mile Charity Walk Completed!

      Barrie Beard Ltd and some of the Superdream team of Feckenham40 walkers. WE DID IT ! Feckhenham 40 Walk Completed…. 40 Miles – 20 Villages – 1 Day. Raising money for Primrose Hospice & Macmillan Cancer Support Firstly a very big thank you to all who support...

09.10.14

BB Employees To Take Part in 40 Mile Charity Walk – Primrose Hospice & Macmillan Cancer Support

On 27th April 2013 Directors Warren Beard & Wayne Bedford, Electrician Graham Knowles and PV & Contracts Manager Daniel Neilson (plus Wayne’s daughter Melissa Bedford & Graham’s daughter Anna Hunt) will don their hiking boots and walk 40 miles in one day for two great chariti...

09.10.14

County Air Ambulance Trust

HELP Appeal – Helicopter Emergency Landing Pads – A donation was made to this worthy charity....

09.10.14

Primrose Hospice

10-12-12 – Lyn Winters, Fundraising Manager at the Primrose Hospice Bromsgrove sent thanks for our support during the preparation of the memorial service held at the hospice over the Christmas period. Rather than sending company christmas cards 2012, Barrie Beard Ltd sent a donation to The Pri...

09.10.14

Donations

28-8-12 – The Friends of Wychbold First and Nursery sent thanks for our donation toward raffle prizes for their Summer Fayre in July 2012. They raised £800.00 towards the development of a calming and relaxing area within the grounds for nursery and reception children....

09.10.14

New Apprentice BBC Midlands Today Report

View the video here One of Barrie Beard Ltd’s newest apprentices, Ryan Pearce, talked to BBC Midland Today reporter Sarah Falkland when she visited Arrow Valley High School 23/8/12. Click the link to listen to the report....

09.10.14

Olympic Contract London 2012

Barrie Beard Ltd are proud to be associated with London 2012 Olympic Games – The contract was to supply and fit all lighting for the 25m, 50m and Finals Shooting Ranges (including the shotgun arena) at the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich. The ranges will also be carefully removed and re-a...

09.10.14

Olympic Torch

Barrie Beard’s – Nick Spalding holds the Olympic Torch at the London 2012 Games....

09.10.12

Charity Events

June Hall, Book Keeper – Barrie Beard Ltd June has completed ‘Race for Life’ an impressive five times, the 13 mile ‘Sun Walk’ in Bristol and the 26 mile ‘Moon Walk’ twice in London all in aid of Breast Cancer Research. Well done June! Next ‘Race for Li...

09.10.12

Race for Life

Barrie Beard Ltd sponsor Louise Dugmore (Galliford Try Integrated Services, Great Barr) in her ‘Race for Life’ on 10th June 2012 – Well Done Louise! “Hi everyone – Thank you for all the kind donataions to what is a very worthy cause. Thank you all once again. Kind regar...