20th January 2022
Scott Bennett and Steve Loughran of Kimpton have been busy again, collecting Christmas trees for Nightingale House Hospice.
This year, they collected approximately 75 trees across Buckley, Ewloe, Hawarden, with additional collections in the Garden City area. They also completed four trips to the recycling centre to drop off the trees, before heading out again for more.
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3rd December 2021
In this short piece, we will explain in simple terms how to improve an EPC Rating for commercial property. We’ll look at what it is, why you need to do it, the financial risk of non-compliance and then the step by step guide to the most cost-effective routes to compliance and then touch on future-proofing for future legislation.
5th November 2021
Listed buildings present a whole series of challenges when it comes to refurbishment projects and the work we recently completed at Abbey School in Chester had some new ones that the team had never seen before, despite completing hundreds of similar projects.
Abbey School in Chester is a day and residential independent special school for children and…more >
12th October 2021
Laurence Deacon Court is a development of five sheltered housing units with 70 one and two-bedroom apartments and bungalows. Some of these are mobility standard properties. Built-in 1981, it is operated by Alpha Living, a not-for-profit housing association that focuses on independent living for the over 55’s. They have over 860 apartments across 11 local authorities….more >
7th October 2021
We recently wrote about some of the external work we were carrying out on the Capital Building in Liverpool. It gave us some stunning views of Liverpool’s Three Graces and across the river towards the Wirral. We enjoyed the view so much, it became the inspiration behind our company video.
2nd October 2021
We’re delighted to announce that we have been appointed by GMI Construction for the mechanical services package in the £40m new build student accommodation project on Carlton Hill in Leeds. The new build consists of 604 student rooms in 10 and 11-bed apartment clusters and is 15 storeys at its highest point. It will replace a…more >
30th September 2021
We are delighted that almost every project we touch these days seems to have a renewable element to it, but this project at Plas Derwen PRU, Queensferry, has been designed to tick a lot of renewable technology boxes from ‘the ground up’. It is literally designed in, throughout every element of the build.
Perhaps the most visible renewable technology in…more >
20th September 2021
With most projects, when they draw to a close, the team put together O&M manuals to hand over to the client. An O&M Manual brings together all of the paperwork for the operation and maintenance of the entire systems for the building. They can be quite weighty documents and being…more >
16th September 2021
Kimpton have been appointed to work with Read Construction to deliver the mechanical services on three individual sheltered housing scheme projects in Wrexham.
The projects at Tir Y Capel and LLys Y Myndd are a mix of refurbishment and new build to create a whole new style of retirement housing. The aim by Wrexham County Borough Council is…more >
19th August 2021
We all know someone affected by cancer. We’ve probably all lost someone to the many variants of the hideous disease. According to figures from Cancer Research UK, 1 in 2 of us will get cancer in our lifetimes. Thankfully, due to the incredible work of the UK based charity, the number of people who survive it,…more >
Kimpton Energy Solutions have provided a reliable and helpful service at Dover and Philharmonic Court since they were opened in 2014 /15. A good working relationship is maintained with the service engineers and having a key account manager who is responsive and maintains regular communication has been a key factor in service provision.Having a…
Kimptons provided a ‘planned maintenance schedule’ to suit our academic year requirements and maintained the dates set out. Their engineers were always well presented and aware of how to conduct themselves within our environment. They were all trained and knowledgeable on the various items of equipment they came to work on. Mr Mike Pickles,…
We are happy with the service Kimptons have provided over the years. Their engineers are local and have great knowledge of our systems. We have built up an excellent working relationship with service engineers along with their office staff. Mr Kevin Foy, Notre Dame College
The Kimpton engineers on site are always accommodating to requests from the estates team with regards to heating, ventilation and air conditioning issues. The planned maintenance schedule has developed over the years and works well throughout the year. Having a key account manager who attends site on a weekly basis provides an excellent line…
The installation will improve the comfort conditions in several areas of the school servicing both pupils and staff. We are very experienced in undertaking projects in these conditions were flexibility and careful scheduling is key and this was crucial to our appointment on this contract.
We have been using TKR Services since their inception and during that time they proved to be not only commercially competitive, but also, looking from an Engineers point of view they have strived to provide the highest quality work.
The Plaza is a showpiece building for Bruntwood in Liverpool and we have since made it our own headquarters in the city. To reflect this, we needed to ensure that the fit out was of the highest quality, whilst maintaining the high levels of service our tenants expect from Bruntwood.