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PTSG FIRE SOLUTIONS SUPPORTS BUILDING
REGULATIONS INTERIM REVIEW


Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) says it has teams on standby across the UK to carry out building improvements after an interim review prompted by the Grenfell Tower disaster raised concerns about current regulations.

ImageDame Judith Hackitt, who is leading the review, urged an end to the culture of “doing things cheaply” when building and refurbishing high-rises.

The report highlights a range of fire protection measures,including sprinkler systems and smoke ventilation, that could be added or amended in existing buildings. It calls for the retrofitting of such safety features, warning “it is not sufficient” for regulations only to require up-to-date technology in new buildings.

It also urges the improvement of testing, marketing and quality assurance of products used in construction, alongside a raft of other changes including better enforcement of regulations.

PTSG’s Chief Executive, Paul Teasdale, said: “At PTSG, we have forged our strong reputation by understanding the importance of putting safety first in whatever activities we carry out. We work on a huge range of buildings, with much of our work taking place at height or in hazardous environments, and therefore must always maintain a rigorous approach to health and safety in all our activities.”

PTSG’s comprehensive fire solutions provision comprises of the installation and maintenance of wet risers, dry risers and sprinkler systems, emergency lightning and fire extinguisher services.

Paul added: “We have teams at the ready to conduct maintenance or remedial works for organisations such as FM companies and local authorities across the UK. We offer consultancy, design and installation support which helps keep residents and building users as safe as possible, and deliver works to the highest possible quality.”

A final report into fire safety regulations in buildings is expected in spring next year.


PTSG TO RULE OVER REPAIR WORK AT THE OLD BAILEYImage


Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has received a contract to carry out repair work at the Central Criminal Court in London.

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The Group’s access maintenance team will carry out remedial works to access equipment at the court, which is more commonly referred to as the Old Bailey.

The building houses the Crown Court, which deals with major criminal cases in Greater London, as well as exceptional cases from across England and Wales.

PTSG has previously carried out work for the City of London Corporation, the municipal governing body of the City of London with a portfolio of properties including iconic buildings such as the Old Bailey, Tower Bridge and the Guildhall.


PTSG’S CONTRACT WITH MANCHESTER AIRPORT TAKES OFF AGAINImage


Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) has renewed a prestigious contract to carry out lightning protection testing and inspections at Manchester Airport.

ImageWith 23 million passengers travelling to some 225 global destinations, the airport is the UK’s third-busiest. It currently has three passenger terminals and a cargo terminal but will soon undergo a £1 billion development project, which is expected to double passenger numbers by 2050.

PTSG’s Electrical Services division will provide inspections and maintenance to vital lightning protection systems at the airport for another year.

PTSG’s Electrical Services division has previously carried out lightning protection installations at Doha International Airport in Qatar. The wider group has also provided other niche specialist services at prestigious airports in the UK, including fall arrest installation and maintenance at Heathrow and Aberdeen International.



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