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Press Releases from Senior Hargreaves (19 total)

Ventilation Ductwork Engineering Specialist Senior Hargreaves Opens New Southern …

HVAC ductwork manufacturer and contractor Senior Hargreaves has opened a new project office at Calleva Park in Reading. Headed up by business development manager Gary Parslow the new facility will house project management and other technical support staff for rapid response to client needs. This means even better local service for architects, building services specifiers and construction clients in the South of England. Hargreaves CEO, Tim Hopkinson commented, “We

Heating and Ventilation Ductwork Experts Hargreaves Appoint New Business Develop …

Construction industry veteran Gary Parslow has joined the team at heating and ventilation specialist Senior Hargreaves. As business development manger he brings in-depth experience to the company at a critical time in the businesses development. Gary has 32 years experience in the heating, ventilation and air-conditioning industry, most recently as a director at Isotemp, the specialist South Wales ventilation ductwork contractor. Previous projects for which he was

Ventilation Ductwork Specialist Senior Hargreaves Has New Chief Executive

Tim Hopkinson, the new chief executive at ventilation ductwork specialist Senior Hargreaves, is adopting a business as usual approach as he takes over from former managing director, Kevin White. Tim is keen to build on the knowledge and experience in the business that has given Hargreaves a solid foundation in the currently turbulent construction market. Tim joins Hargreaves from a construction and building services background. His career journey, from

Top Changes at Ventilation Ductwork Experts Hargreaves

The managing director at ductwork specialist Senior Hargreaves, Kevin White, has retired after 40 years with the business. “I have seen some huge changes in the business over the years,” he says, citing the emergence of the trade counter business, Ductshops, the development of Hargreaves HFD fire resistant ductwork and the creation of a new a division devoted to new products and innovations. Kevin joined the company as an

Fire Resistant Ductwork: New White Paper

Newly published, from ventilation ductwork specialist Senior Hargreaves, a 2000 word white paper examines how fire resistant ductwork helps protect life, safeguards property and promotes enterprise survival in the event of fire. Hargreaves is making their extensive knowledge and experience available to building services engineers, insurance company surveyors, senior fire officers, health and safety practitioners and others with professional involvement. The core of the paper is a discussion of

Ductwork Specialist Hargreaves Becomes a Lean Manufacturer

Ventilation ductwork specialist, Senior Hargreaves, has undergone a quiet revolution. The company has completed a major redevelopment of their Lord Street site, adding 28,000 square feet of new manufacturing space and invested in lean manufacturing technology, with other radical changes in the pipeline. “We have invested heavily in lean manufacturing, aided by leading consultants in the field, The Manufacturing Institute,” explained managing director, Kevin White. “This has enabled us to

New Board Appointment for HVAC Ductwork Specialist

Heating and ventilation ductwork manufacturer and contractor, Senior Hargreaves, has appointed Darren Webster as the new operations director. In his new role Darren will be responsible for all commercial, industrial and fire ventilation contracts from order to completion. Darren started as a draughtsman in 1986 with Hargreaves, quickly progressing to engineer, senior engineer and contracts office manager. “It was as contracts office manager that I realised that there

Combined Cycle Gas Turbine Power Station Ductwork Order for Senior Hargreaves

Ventilation plays a critical role at EDF Energy’s new West Burton Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power station. Bury based Senior Hargreaves is to supply and install specially engineered ductwork under a two million pound contract awarded by mechanical services engineers SPIE Matthew Hall. The project requires pre-insulated process ductwork, HVAC ductwork, emergency smoke control and extract ductwork and corrosion resistant (PVC) ducts. Due to the

Ventilation Ductwork Contract Gets Underway at Sellafield

Ventilation Ductwork Contract Gets Underway at Sellafield Senior Hargreaves has been involved in ventilation works at Sellafield for over 30 years. The company are commencing work on a major contract, the Separation Area Ventilation (SAV) project. This involves the replacement of legacy ventilation systems, the re-routing of exhaust ductwork and the creation of new filters and discharge stack. “There are probably very few significant building on site built during the

HVAC Experts Improve Site Meeting Efficiency by Not Leaving the Office

Costly, stressful, high-mileage site meetings are becoming a relic of the past for the UK’s leading heating and ventilation ductwork manufacturer and contractors, Senior Hargreaves. They have contracts from Southampton to Scotland and knew there must be a better, greener way of conducting site meetings. The answer came with the installation of a video conferencing system to allow project managers and engineers to liaise with colleagues and contractors

Second Environment Audit Puts Helps Give Leading HVAC Company a Competitive Adva …

Lloyds Quality Assurance has renewed Senior Hargreaves ISO 14001:2004 accreditation for another year. The company, whose ductwork features on many of the UK’s landmark commercial and industrial buildings, reports significant benefits in all business operations. Hargreaves’ commitment to reduce their environmental impact involves looking at all material and energy inputs to the business, all waste streams and all internal processes. As a result carbon dioxide emissions, energy

Third Major Saccardo Nozzle Smoke Ventilation Contract for Hargreaves

The Highways Agency has awarded a contract totalling £90.4 million for major works at Bell Common tunnels on the M25. Main contractor Costain Plc has awarded the sub-contract for detail design, manufacture and installation of the Saccardo nozzles at the tunnel portals to HVAC ductwork and fire engineering specialist Senior Hargreaves. The Saccardo nozzles replace obsolete jet fans within the 470 metre long tunnels and will inject high

New Liverpool Hilton - HVAC Ductwork Aims for Sustainability and Safety

Specialist HVAC contractor Senior Hargreaves is supplying the prestigious Liverpool Hilton Hotel with ventilation ductwork and smoke extract ductwork. The contract will ensure comfort and fire safety for guests and staff at the 215 bedroom hotel. Forty seven luxury apartments are included in the development. The hotel was designed by internationally acclaimed architects Aedas and Kier Build Limited is the main contractor. Opening is scheduled for

Ductwork Keeps Air Fresh at World-Class Sub-Atomic Research Facility

Senior Hargreaves is close to completing the installation of environment and process ventilation ductwork systems at Southampton University. The £55 million Mountbatten Building will house the School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) and the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC). The university is already known for its world-class laser research and development on silicon wafers and the new facility will meet its long term research needs. Hargreaves has been responsible

HVAC Ductwork Specialists Report Record Business in Liverpool

The Liverpool construction boom has been a major boost for ductwork specialist, Senior Hargreaves. Just as the arena project on the waterfront nears completion they are poised to win a further ventilation services contract at another landmark city centre construction project. The company also report record breaking business for their Bootle Ductshop trade counter which provides HVAC equipment for contractors engaged in local regeneration projects. The

High Speed 1 and St Pancras International Ventilation and Smoke Extract

Smoke extract and general ventilation specialist, Senior Hargreaves, has completed two contracts, with a value exceeding £8 million, for London and Continental Railways. The ventilation and fire control projects at the St Pancras International Station and the tunnels on the High Speed 1 (HS1) rail link were completed on time and to budget, despite technical challenges requiring innovative engineering approaches. Commenting on the developments, Phil Doyle, Senior Hargreaves general manger

First Class Ventilation, Heating and Cooling Services for New Liverpool Arena an …

To ensure a high quality and comfortable internal environment in the new Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre, ductwork for ventilation, heating and cooling services will be provided by specialist, Senior Hargreaves. The work falls under a contract from Haden Young who have overall responsibility for the Centre’s electrical, mechanical and public health services installation and commissioning. The new development will be a cornerstone of the City of Culture

Fast-track Ventilation Ductwork Fabrications for Sakhalin

Development of onshore facilities for the processing of gas from the Sakhalin II field in the Russian Pacific is proceeding rapidly. Matching this speed, ventilation ductwork fabricators, Senior Hargreaves completed a contract for the delivery of over 200 linear metres of heavy duty stainless steel ductwork. The order, valued at £450,000, for the general extract and emergency ventilation ductwork was received in November. This required a fast

Major Ventilation Contract for Holmesdale Tunnels

Site work commenced in October for the installation of crucial ventilation equipment in the Holmesdale tunnels on the M25. The equipment, including Saccardo nozzles, will be supplied by ventilation engineers Senior Hargreaves. A similar contract has just been completed by the company for the Thames tunnels on the Channel Tunnel Rail Link (CTRL). The Holmesdale tunnels, at junction 25, opened in 1984 but have now become a major

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