Recent Featured Contracts

23.08.21

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

Barrie Beard Ltd are now on site and construction work has commenced on a new £100m specialist hospital facility in Harborne, Birmingham. This hospital will provide high quality acute care to private patients in the region with extra capacity for NHS patients to access specialist facilities. The 138 bed specialist...

23.06.21

INKERMAN HOUSE, BIRMINGHAM

Barrie Beard Ltd completed at Inkerman House in Birmingham. Inkerman is a 12 storey, residential tower block located above Newtown Shopping Centre, in Birmingham. Plans for the block were approved in 1966 and it was completed in 1968. It is 44 metres tall, and contains 144 flats, with 12 flats...

23.06.21

103 COLMORE ROW, BIRMINGHAM

Barrie Beard Ltd are on site at 103 Colmore Row in Birmingham, and when completed will comprise of 223,631 sq ft of office space over 20 floors, and 7,665 sq ft of restaurant space on the ground and top floors. At 346ft/105.5m high, with the apex 246m above sea level,...

23.06.21

SHEERWATER LEISURE CENTRE

Phase 1 of Sheerwater Leisure Centre completed in February 2021 – Phase 2 is to complete August  2021. Barrie Beard Ltd completed the electrical contract at the new Sheerwater Leisure Centre, which will feature a 25 metre pool and teaching pool with moveable floor, a 5-court sports hall with dividing...

23.06.21

MIDLAND CENTRE FOR CYBER SECURITY

Barrie Beard Ltd  completed of the state-of-the-art Cyber Quarter: Midlands Centre for Cyber Security in Hereford, a flagship scheme for the University of Wolverhampton in 2020. The centre provides a three storey research space and teaching building for the University of Wolverhampton’s Cyber Security Research Institute and includes tenanted office...

22.10.20

DOMESTIC LIGHT ALTERATION

Barrie Beard Ltd have a very happy customer!  Our electricians have just installed a beautiful teardrop feature light fitting and together with new chrome switches and feature spot lights, we think that it brings the landing and stairwell to life!  ...

22.01.20

Irwin Mitchell, Birmingham

Blue Jelly appointed Barrie Beard Ltd as electrical sub-contractors on their largest project to date.  The project was split over two floors forming an office space of 42,000 sq.ft.  The end client being famous solicitors, Irwin Mitchell.  Irwin Mitchell were previously based next to New Street station but their new...

18.12.19

Tower 2 – The Bank, Broad Street, Birmingham

Barrie Beard Ltd have successfully completed the 2nd apartment tower with Wates Construction.  BB were responsible for the design, installation and commissioning of this project.  Tower 2 has 217 Apartments (2 x 3 beds, 125 x 2 beds and 90 x 1 bed apartments) and completed in November 2019. (The...

02.12.19

WeWorks – Colmore Row, Birmingham

The WeWorks three floor office refurbishment project at Colmore Row in the centre of Birmingham was completed to a tight 3 month schedule.   WeWorks favour an industrial interior office environment for both their shared and private office spaces.  Should you have any similar projects that you would like us to...

02.10.19

Theatre Barn – Bretforton

This project for electrical lighting and fire alarm installation at this beautifully quaint 180 seat theatre at Bretforton Grange, Evesham, Worcestershire was certainly a different, but super, project for Barrie Beard Ltd. If you have any similar projects that you would like us to quote for then please contact Dan...

01.09.19

IM PROPERTIES

The IM Properties’ new build headquarters was an impressive high end, four element project.  It was completed to schedule in August 2019.  IM Properties’ HQ in Shirley, West Midlands has a total of 80,000 sq.ft and a project value of £30 million. The £1.1 million electrical project had four main...

05.06.19

Marshalls Transport Ltd, Worcestershire

The Marshalls Transport contract completed June 2019.  The 4200 sq.m distribution storage warehouse in Worcestershire was completed to program by BB’s Foreman Steven Barnes, overseen by Contracts Manager Karl Best.  ...

01.06.19

Wixams Retirement Village, Bedford

Wixams Retirement Village in Bedford completed to schedule. 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, fitness gym, hairdressing and beauty salon and shop.          ...

29.04.19

Tower 1 – The Bank, Broad Street, Birmingham

Barrie Beard Ltd together with Wates Construction completed the first tower on Broad Street, Birmingham in May 2018 and works are going to schedule now for Tower 2.  In total, over the two towers, there are 400 residential apartments consisting of 1 bed studios and 1 & 2 bed apartments. Each of...

29.04.19

ANDOVER LEISURE CENTRE

The new leisure centre features a 165-station fitness suite, including a virtual cycling studio. It has a separate learner pool with a moveable floor to allow a variety of uses. A 25 metre 7 lane main swimming pool together with changing rooms and shower facilities plus a splash-zone. It benefits...

14.04.19

Codemasters, Birmingham

Barrie Beard Ltd’s contract for Codemasters was a combination of a CAT A fit out to the 1st floor and then a CAT B fit out to both the 1st and 2nd floors at Alpha Tower in Birmingham’s City Centre. Codemasters moved a team from their office in Digbeth, Birmingham...

11.04.19

SPIE DATA CENTRE

The building in Newport, Wales laid empty for more than ten years before Next Generation Data took over the former LG building as part of a £200 million project.  It has a number of separate data halls, office space for technical support and administration teams, meeting rooms and conference suites....

03.02.19

8 B’HAM TOWER BLOCKS

Barrie Beard Ltd are working with Birmingham City Council to refurbish eight South Birmingham Tower Blocks in the City. The project was handed over 3 weeks ahead of shedule! Should you have any similar contracts and would like to talk to the Director overseeing, please contact John Barnes.  ...

29.11.18

Morden Leisure Centre

The new Morden Leisure Centre was completed in September 2018 in conjunction with main building contractor Pellikaan Construction Ltd.  The new family leisure centre on London Road will replace the 1960’s Morden Park Pools and includes a 25m six-lane pool, a large second pool with moveable floor for aqua aerobics;...

27.09.18

T.K.Maxx & Home Bargains

We have recently completed an external lighting fit-out for TK Maxx and Home Bargains just in time for the winter months.  The buildings had very poor external lighting, which, after the new fittings had been installed, has now fully illuminated the car park.  This should now ensure that members of...

19.09.18

RENAULT F1

Barrie Beard Ltd secured the contract at Renault Formula 1 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.  The ‘Clean Room’ measuring  650m2 incorporates laser areas to precisely measure and produce all carbon fibre components for the F1 chassis.    ...

25.01.18

National Agri-Food Innovation Campus

This project shows a diverse and interesting contract at the National Agri-Food Innovation Campus in York. A total of 610 new light fittings will be erected over a 4 phase period at this site in York. The fittings have been trialled by the gardeners for 2 years against several competitors. ...

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,...

17.11.16

Birmingham City Football Club

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

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...