Watsons Building Services LTD

Commercial

Project
Apartments, Halifax
Project Value
£350K
Services
In House Design & Build Mechanical Services

Watsons Building Services were appointed to design and install the mechanical & electrical services installations at an apartment block for a housing association.

The building comprises a former office development over two storey and in part, three storey with a part cellar.

The contract included a new high efficiency boiler and hot water plant to serve the 13no. Apartments within the building.

The central plant distributes heating and hot/cold water throughout the building to serve a number of radiators and bathroom areas.

Mechanical extract ventilation was installed to each of the toilet, bathroom and kitchen areas.

The electrical services consisted of LED lighting and small power throughout the building to each of the apartments and landlords areas. External lighting lit the building and car park areas. 

Other electrical services included telephone installation, fire alarm system, door entry system, CCTV and data installations.

The project was completed on time and within budget.

Project
Office Development, Ilkley
Project Value
£145K
Services
In House Design & Build Mechanical Services

Watsons Building Services were appointed by a local Architects practice to design and install the mechanical & electrical services installations at their new Head Office in Ilkley.

The building consists of three office units split over two storeys with a mezzanine level. The building fabric is highly insulated resulting in low heat losses during winter months and low heat gains during summer months. With this and the high efficiency building services, the building has a good energy performance rating.

The mechanical services included low temperature hot water heating systems via radiators to each office unit generated from high efficiency gas fired boilers.

The building is ventilated by a natural ventilation strategy via opening windows and roof lights.

Mechanical ventilation and domestic water services is provided to the sanitary accommodation and kitchenette areas.

The electrical services consisted of highly efficient LED lighting and feature lighting to specific areas.

Small power was installed throughout the building via a number of floor boxes and socket outlets. Intruder alarm, fire alarm and disabled refuge systems were also installed.

The project was completed on time and within budget.

Project
James Durrans & Sons Ltd New Head Office
Project Value
£455K
Services
In House Design & Build Mechanical & Electrical Services

Watsons Building Services were appointed to design and install the mechanical & electrical services installations at a new 12,000ft² head office for James Durrans and Sons Ltd as part of their 150th business anniversary in Penistone, South Yorkshire.

The contract included VRF heating and cooling on three floors of office accommodation along with an air to water air source heat pump to generate heating to ancillary areas and the domestic hot water. Sanitaryware, above ground drainage and mechanical ventilation were also installed to a number of toilet and kitchen areas.

The electrical services consisted of a mixture of high specification LED and hi frequency lighting throughout the office areas along with small power, data, access control, CCTV, Intruder and fire alarms. External lighting to the building perimeter and car parking areas was also provided. As part of the planning conditions the building has achieved BREEAM ‘Good’ rating.

Project
Chippindale Foods Ltd New Egg Packing and Distribution Centre
Project Value
£630K
Services
In House Design & Build Mechanical & Electrical Services

Watsons Building Services were appointed to design and install the mechanical & electrical services installations at a new 53,000ft² egg packing and distribution centre for Chippindale Foods Ltd in Flaxby, North Yorkshire.

The building consists of an egg delivery, grading, packing and distribution areas along with a two storey office area.

The contract included cooling to the egg storage and packaged goods areas served from a series of industrial cooling units maintaining temperatures as dictated by the client. A rain water harvesting system was installed in the packaging store to serve the wash bay area thus utilising ‘free’ water.

The main office accommodation is heated by underfloor heating with the heat source being an air to water air source heat pump. An air to water air source heat pump also generates the domestic hot water via an indirect calorifier.

Sanitaryware, above ground drainage and mechanical ventilation are also installed to a number of toilet and kitchen areas. DX cooling is installed to a number of cellular office areas.

The electrical services consisted of hi frequency lighting throughout the office and production areas along with small power, data, access control, CCTV, intruder and fire alarm systems. External lighting to the building perimeter, service yard and car parking areas was also provided.

An array of photovoltaic panels have been installed onto the roof of the production area which generates electricity for the building and connects into the local infrastructure which generates revenue for the client via the Governments ‘Feed in Tariff’.

As part of the planning conditions the building has achieved BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating.

Project
Keighley Civic Centre
Project Value
£280K
Services
In House Design & Build Mechanical & Electrical Services

Watsons Building Services designed and installed the mechanical & electrical services installations at the new Keighley Civic Centre which was the former the Keighley Police Station HQ in West Yorkshire.

The contract included the alterations, extensions and part renewal of the existing heating, gas, domestic water, plumbing and ventilation services.

New heating, cooling and ventilation services were installed to the restaurant and bar area which caters for 125 people.

Electrical services included new lighting and data throughout along with extensions to the power and fire alarm.

Project
Office Development & End User Fit Out, Warrington, Cheshire
Project Value
£4M
Services
In House Design & Build Mechanical Services

Watsons Building Services have recently completed the mechanical services installations at a new office development in Warrington, Cheshire.

The contract includes full HVAC & BMS systems utilising ammonia chiller plant, four pipe fan coil units incorporating EC motors and PICV valve technology, rainwater harvesting and solar hot water systems.

The building has achieved BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating.

Project
Commercial Vehicle Centre, Liverpool, Merseyside
Project Value
£325K
Services
In House Design & Build Mechanical & Electrical Service

Watsons Building Services have recently completed the mechanical & electrical services installations at a new commercial vehicle centre in Speke, Merseyside.

The contract included a mixture of gas fired heating, VRF heating & cooling, mechanical ventilation, plumbing and domestic water services to the showroom and office areas. Electrical installations included high specification lighting, fire alarm, power, data and supplies to specialist workshop equipment.