Recent Featured Contracts

06.12.17

Left Bank – Two Residential Towers – 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. Each of the towers has two lifts and the apartments are protected by a door access...

10.07.17

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, bar and bistro,...

11.06.17

Sparkhill Leisure Centre

Barrie Beard Ltd working with Pellikaan Construction will no doubt put the spark into Sparkhill Birmingham with a new leisure centre.  It will feature a state of the art ‘Olympic Legacy’ Swimming Pool, its stainless steel panel pool will become the new 25 metre main pool at the Leisure Centre.  It was one of nine...

01.04.17

LAMDA (The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art)

LAMDA (the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) LAMDA’s new drama school in Hammersmith London is now completed.  This new building delivers both study and performance spaces on one site for the first time in LAMDA’s 150 year history.  LAMDA is a leading drama school with a global reputation,...

26.01.17

Perdiswell Leisure Centre, Worcester

The electrical contract at the new multi-million pound sports centre commenced at the end of October 2015 with a completion date of January 2017.  The new 25m eight lane swimming pool will be suitable for swimmers of all abilities and have seating for 250 spectators. Built to Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) and Sport England’s standards,...

13.07.16

Hinckley Leisure Centre, Leicestershire

The new Hinckley Leisure Centre was completed in May 2016 in conjunction with main building contractor Pellikaan Construction Ltd. The 8-lane, 25 metre main pool with viewing areas as well as the learner pool have moveable floors. Further wet facilities include; a family splash area, sauna and steam rooms. The...

12.07.16

Wyre Forest Leisure Centre, Kidderminster

The attractive design of the new Wyre Forest Leisure Centre in Kidderminster will inspire people to take part in a host of sporting activities. The state-of-the-art centre will incorporate a 6 court sports hall, six lane 25m swimming pool and learner pool with moveable floor to accommodate various activities. Furthermore a fitness...

17.05.16

The Three Bridges & Hornsey Train Care Depots, West Sussex & North London

Train-to-Shore communication between trains and maintenance depots is essential for the safe running of railway operations.  Communication is used by modern rail systems to allow for the real-time reporting of anomalies on the train prior to maintenance being carried out. Once reported, anomalies and faults within the train are dealt with...

11.02.16

The Great Hall, Swansea University

This iconic contract at the Great Hall, Swansea University commenced in June 2015 incorporating a 6 week design period.  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 along with other large...

10.02.16

Tadworth Leisure & Community Centre

The new Tadworth Leisure & Community Centre, built on the Banstead Athletic Football Club’s training pitch, includes a training and a learner pool with viewing area, gym, studio, community room, crèche, café, sports hall and 4 x five-a-side pitches.  Along side this a play area and a skate park.  The youth centre offers a...

06.10.15

The Liver Building, Liverpool

Barrie Beard Ltd were involved in the electrical design and installation of Tilney Best Invest’s new office in the prestigious Liver Building at the pier head in Liverpool.  Due to the famous Liverpool landmark having a listed grade 1 status, the project rendered some challenges and much care and attention...

27.01.15

England RFU training facility, Surrey

With the English rose sitting proudly on the outer façade of the main building, Barrie Beard Ltd were equally as proud to be associated with this project. We were responsible for the complete design and installation of the electrical and mechanical design of the new 2,700sqm England Rugby Training Facility...

26.01.15

Yo Sushi Restaurant, Leamington Spa

Barrie Beard Ltd have provided the electrical design and installation at several Yo Shushi restaurants since 2013.  Each restaurant has its own bespoke interior and is famed for delivering sushi to customers using the Japanese style ‘kaiten’ conveyor belt method. In each restaurant various sushi dishes and other Japanese cooked...

06.10.14

Aston Villa Football Club, Birmingham

Barrie Beard Ltd installed a new floodlight system at Aston Villa Football Club to ensure a bright start to the 2014 – 2015 football season. The four roof lines hold an impressive 220 floodlights that provides a luminaire level of 2000 lux. This will enhance both live match viewing and...

06.10.14

10 Aldermanbury, London

Barrie Beard Ltd were involved in the electrical and mechanical design and installation of Capita’s new three storey offices in the City of London. This prestigious and prominent building has entrances at both 10 Aldermanbury and 65 Gresham Street and is located close to the Bank of England and the...

06.10.14

Gatwick Airport Train Station, West Sussex

Barrie Beard Ltd were responsible for the complete design and installation of the electrical and mechanical design of Gatwick Airport Railway Station. Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second biggest airport by passenger numbers and is located near Crawley in West Sussex....

06.10.14

Glass Mill Leisure Centre, London

The Glass Mill Leisure Centre is situated on the lowest three floors of a 27 storey apartment building in Lewisham. The new centre features a 100 station fitness suite, a 25m eight lane competition swimming pool and a teaching pool; both of which have multi positional floors. It also incorporates...

06.10.14

Monarch Hangar, Birmingham

Barrie Beard Ltd installed the electrical installation at the new Monarch Hangar at Birmingham International Airport. The enormity of the hangar is such that; it can fit 4 full-size football pitches or 450 double-decker buses inside. It is the only hangar in the country to have space for maintenance of...

06.10.14

The Discovery Academy, Stoke-on-Trent

Barrie Beard Ltd designed and installed the electrical installation at the new Discovery Academy School in Stoke-on-Trent. The high school Academy provides a first class learning environment for local students, bringing together teaching staff of the highest quality, together with state-of-the-art building design and the very latest in new technologies....