Company News

07.12.17

Birmingham City F.C’s Training Ground

Photographs of lighting installed  at ‘The Blues’ Birmingham City Football Club’s Training Ground in Birmingham.  ...

05.12.17

Left Bank – Birmingham City Centre

Works are going to schedule at Left Bank, Broad Street in Birmingham City Centre.  In total, over the two towers, there are 400 residential apartments consisting of 1 bed studios and 1 & 2 bed apartments. The apartments are served by 2 no. lifts and the apartments are protected by a door access...

22.11.17

‘New Contract’ Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre

Barrie Beard Ltd have been successful in securing the electrical contract for Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre. Places for People Leisure was awarded the contract for design, build operation and maintenance (DBOM) for the leisure centres of Epping Forest Council. One of the leisure centres involved is t...

21.11.17

Morden Leisure Centre, Wimbledon

  This Electrical will commence on site December 2017 with a completion date of June 2018 working in partnership with Pellikaan Construction. The new leisure centre will have  a learner pool and a 25 metre main swimming pool together with changing rooms and shower facilities.  It will also benefi...

15.11.17

BB Ltd 40 Years Anniversary

Established in 1978 and initially working from his garage in Lickey End, Bromsgrove,  The late Mr Barrie Beard with wife Jackie set up an Electrical Contracting business, still known today as Barrie Beard Ltd. Established Values      Forward Thinking      Collaborative Planning  ...

26.10.17

2 x Leisure Centre Refurbishments in Warwick

Barrie Beard Ltd together with main contractor Speller Metcalfe secured two leisure centre projects in Warwick (Newbold Comyn and St. Nicholas Park Leisure Centres). Newbold Comyn will receive a brand new extension which will house three new fitness studios, a ‘clip and climb’ climbin...

07.07.17

Wixams Retirement Village – Bedford

Barrie Beard Ltd commence works at Wixams Retirement Village in Bedford on Monday 10th July 2017 with a completion date of February 2019. The new £44 million village will feature 230 mixed-tenure apartments, alongside a range of communal facilities, including a village hall, library and IT suite, b...

24.05.17

ISO 9001:2015 Certification Since 1994

  ISO 9001:2015 Certification Success. Congratulations on your successful certification to ISO 9001:2015 and for successfully holding certification to ISO 9001 since 1994! We recognise the hard work and commitment your company has devoted to adopting ISO 9001:2015 and achieving successful certi...

01.05.17

Celebrating over 25 years Registration with NICEIC

We were very happy to have received a certificate from NICEIC congratulating Barrie Beard Ltd on our continued registration… Over 25 years! We are committed in delivering electrical safety to our customers at all times and the NICEIC mark, is a mark to be proud of....

19.10.16

NEW Managing Directors at BB Ltd

On 7th October 2016 Barrie Beard Ltd were pleased to announce that both Warren Beard and Russell Beard have accepted the joint leadership roles of Managing Directors....

12.10.16

THE ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA HOUSE – Completed

The London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. The refurbishment consisted of new LED Lighting and Barrisol Lighting (Barrisol Lighting provides an exceptional, illuminated 3D effect ...

28.09.16

Working together with Area Squared

New customer Area Squared working together to refurbish offices nationwide....

19.07.16

Look out for our New Vehicle Livery

  We would appreciate the opportunity to quote free of charge for any electrical work you may require. Call:  Dan Cattell – Contracts Manager – Small Works Department – 01527 875172...

18.07.16

Thanks from South Bromsgrove High Sixth Form

On 18th July 2016 we received a letter from Nicholas Coats, Director of Sixth Form and Karren Ward, Year 12 Job Shadowing Co-Ordinator, thanking Barrie Beard Ltd for giving, Year 12 Student, Thomas Reston, the opportunity to Job Shadow. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for taking ...

11.02.16

Jobs Fair Success – Supporting Local Apprenticeships

On Friday 5th February 2016, Barrie Beard Ltd, along with over 40 other employers joined Sajid Javid MP Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, at the towns second Jobs Fair held in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.  Company Director Warren Beard (right) along with Tony Pask, JTL Midl...

11.02.16

Barrie Beard Ltd …. WINNER of BSG Member of the Year Midlands 2015

Barrie Beard Ltd are proud to be the Building Safety Group (BSG) 2015 Midland WINNERS for Best Health and Safety in Planning and Design.  Director, Warren Beard, accepted the award on behalf of Barrie Beard Ltd at the BSG Health & Safety Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 6th October 2015 at the Wil...

20.10.15

Barrie Beard sadly passed away 16th October 2015

Barrie George Henry Beard – 26th December 1942 – 16th October 2015. It is with sadness that we notify you that Barrie, the founder of Barrie Beard Ltd, has passed away aged 72 years after a battle with cancer. A statement issued by the family read: “Whether in a personal or profe...

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....

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....

04.02.15

Praise from Monarch Aircraft Engineering & John Sisk

Barrie Beard Ltd are High Flying with Praise from Monarch Aircraft Engineering “I would like to take this opportunity to write to you on behalf of Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd to pass on our thanks for the works completed by Barrie Beard Ltd during the construction of our new hangar facilities...

03.02.15

Flying High at Birmingham Airport

MD Barrie Beard is Flying High at Birmingham International Airport With the new Monarch Hangar contract completed at Birmingham International Airport, MD Barrie Beard was left flying high in the cock-pit of the Monarch A321. The enormity of the hangar is such that; it can fit 4 full-size football pi...

02.02.15

Firm which has 30 years in the town moves

A BROMSGROVE electrical firm, which has been in the town for more than 30 years, officially opened its new premises last Friday (February 3) in the company of two MPs and 150 visitors. Barrie Beard Ltd, which has now moved to the Worcester Road, Upton Warren, used to be based in Recreation Road in B...

08.10.14

Official Opening of New Premises

On 3rd February 2012, Sajid Javid MP for Bromsgrove & Peter Luff MP for Mid Worcestershire, opened our new premises at Upton Warren, Bromsgrove. It was a wonderful event and was thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended. We would like to thank clients, friends and family for their continued support...

08.10.14

Rehau Anti-Microbail Trunking

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08.10.14

Olympic Compliments from John Sisk & Son Ltd

This complimentary email was sent from Mr Mick Powell, Quality Manager to his colleagues at John Sisk & Son Ltd on 22/12/11 in relation to our recent Olympic contract. “Gents, I will be signing off shortly and would like to say farewell & I hope that you all have success in the future....

08.10.14

HRH The Princess Royal introduced to Wayne Bedford

Barrie Beard’s Wayne Bedford shakes hands with Princess Anne at the re-opening of the Western-super-Mare Grand Pier....

08.10.14

Opening of the refurbished Lychgate

Thankyou letter from our Bromsgrove MP, Sajid Javid. Download the PDF...

08.10.14

Pier Pressure!

Barrie Beard featured in ECA’s May edition. (see yellow highlighted text on page 3). Download the PDF...

08.10.14

Russell Beard introduced to HRH Duke of Kent

Russell Beard, Director was introduced to HRH Duke of Kent when Leatherhead Leisure Centre officially re-opened 24th March 2011. For further information on this contract please see our Home Page – Recent Contracts – Leatherhead Leisure Centre....

08.10.14

Winners of Site Management of the Year Award

On Friday 20th May 2011, Barrie Beard Ltd were presented with an award for achieving excellence in the standards of health and safety practice. The award was presented to Mr Barrie Beard MD by Mr Michael Setter Chairman & Mr Paul Kimpton MD from The Building Safety Group Ltd. Barrie Beard Ltd we...

08.10.14

Helping the Local Comminity

After the 16th century Lych Gate had been vandalised, Barrie Beard Ltd supplied and fitted new lighting to the Lych Gate at St. John’s Church Bromsgrove....

08.10.14

David Cameron comes to visit!

David Cameron visiting our site at Hoe Valley....

08.10.14

Warren Beard Olympic Contract Interview

Olympic Contract – Warren Beard of Barrie Beard Ltd was interviewed at Barrie Beard HQ on Wednesday 13th April, 2011 by BBC Hereford & Worcester for the Howard Bentham show. Play the interview here in case you missed it the first time around!...

08.10.14

Pier we go!

The following article piece first appeared in NCN. Download the PDF...

08.10.14

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installations

Barrie Beard Ltd are now MCS accredited and able to supply, install and commission Solar Photovoltaic PV Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Every day, the earth receives solar energy equivalent to the electricity consumption of 5.9 billion people for 27 years! Photovoltaic (PV) technology enables us to turn th...

08.10.14

The Building Safety Group Ltd – Safety Award

Barrie Beard has won The Building Safety Group Ltd safety award for Midlands region. This is a fantastic achievement to the company and more importantly, our staff. A copy of the official letter from M P Setter, Chairman of The Building Safety Group Ltd, is included below; Dear Mr Beard, Site Manage...