Olympic Games London 2012
Prestigious contract requiring extremely bright levels of illumination for televised venue
Barrie Beard Ltd were extremely proud to be associated with the 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.
This prestigious contact, by definition, required extremely bright levels of illumination. The finals range, which was the only televised venue, required a level of 3500 lux at the centre point of the target, 2000 lux was required to the field of play and 1500 lux at the firing line.
Barrie Beard Ltd’s scope of work included
All lighting and power installation
Low voltage cabling and main earthing
CONTRACTOR: John Sisk & Son Ltd
COMPLETED: December 2011
DURATION: 6 Months
3500 lux illumination of Olympic Games
“I will be signing off shortly and would like to say farewell & I hope that you all have success in the future. Before I go, may I just point out a little diamond in the rough. I have worked for many major contractors over the years and the one common theme has been the continuous battle with the M&E Contractor.
However, with Barrie Beard Ltd this was never the case. They became involved from the outset, took on design responsibilities which they had no contractual obligation to provide, and generally had a ‘can do’ attitude to all situations.
Their approach was at all times professional, with constant dialogue. When their access dates were passed without them being able to commence, they insisted on this being made a matter of record, not to then request acceleration costs, but purely so that everyone was aware that they were not to blame. They finished all their works within set timescales and to a standard above what the client thought they would be offered for a temporary structure.
Services contractors with their attitude are few and far between, you would do well not to lose them.”
Quality Manager, John Sisk & Son Ltd
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