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    • Kimpton have been appointed by the Radisson Blu Liverpool to service and maintain all of their HVAC assets.

      Located on Old Hall Street, close to the Capital Building, the hotel is a 4* deluxe hotel and has 194 guest bedrooms as well as a full spa and fitness centre with Gym, Swimming pool, sauna and steam rooms….

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    • We’ve always believed that work experience is a great way to connect business with the brightest young talent. One way to make sure this connection works well, is through offering placements for apprentices, whilst they are studying.

      Very few young people really know what they want to do when they finish their conventional schooling. Most follow in the footsteps of…

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    • We’ve talked a fair bit about our work inside the Capital Building on the Liverpool waterfront. Located on Old Hall Street, In the heart of the business district, the Capital Building is the largest Grade A office building in Liverpool City Centre. Originally opened in 1976 as the purpose-built headquarters of Royal Insurance, it’s a well-known landmark on the…

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    • Mental health in the workplace is a big issue. However much we are changing the makeup of our team, we have a majority male workforce and suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45 – Construction industry statistics being three times the national average with one a day in the UK in this industry.

      For this reason, we engaged…

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    • The team working on the £5m refurbishment of the Capital Building, recently went over and above to find community schemes and charities that could make use of the carpet tiles that we’ve been reclaiming as part of the project. It’s the largest office space in Liverpool and due to reconfiguring the floor plates of the offices, they could not…

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    • 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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    • 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.

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    • 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,…

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    • When we normally announce a new starter with Kimpton, we talk about what first attracted them to the business. With Steve Turner however, it’s slightly different, as Steve is actually returning to the business after a 37-year break. Back in 1984 Steve’s first job after school was as a Youth Trainee with the EA Kimpton. It was this business…

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    • There’s a full day at work and then there’s Keith Marsden’s day at work. Today he’s been working with our good friends at Incredible Edible to extend the irrigation system we installed previously. It wasn’t just a case of multi-tasking, but rather completely changing role, four times during the day.

      It started when Keith was innocently drilling…

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    • The Kimpton Service and Maintenance team has always been central to the business, with many existing client Planned and Preventative contracts, like Chester Zoo, running for over 30 years. This doesn’t happen by accident, it takes serious organisation and consistent delivery.

      It’s with this in mind, and the fact that the is business growing, we have appointed a new…

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    • Kimpton Energy Solutions have been appointed by Kier Regional Building North West to deliver the mechanical and electrical services for a new Pupil Referral Unit at Plas Derwyn & Queensferry CP as well as for the extension and refurbishment of the existing Plas Derwyn & Queensferry CP Primary School.

      The work will all be based around the existing Queensferry Campus…

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    • On what has to be one of the coldest days in recent years, Steve Loughran, Kimpton Site Supervisor, volunteered to deliver food parcels for the Shaftesbury Youth Club – Known as Shaftes to locals.

      Shaftes have handed out over 1,000 food hampers in the last five days including 17 schools around the Wirral area who nominate families…

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    • Another week, another award for the Kimpton team. This one is the Social Value Award. It’s awarded to businesses in the North West who go over and above to deliver social value in the areas they live and work. As you can imagine, this is another that is close to our hearts. It’s an official recognition of the work…

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    • Grace Roberts joins Kimpton

      Grace Roberts has joined the Kimpton Contracts team. Initially, Grace will be working in a business administration and sales support role. From this position, she will have a great opportunity to assess whether she would then enjoy moving into a more technical estimating/contracts support role. Throughout the interview process, Grace’s enthusiasm and ability to work as part of…

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    • As part of Industry Week, organised by Wirral Met College and in conjunction with Morgan Sindall Construction, this week we delivered two sessions with current students, talking about life and progress within the Building Services industry.

      Greg Percival, Kimpton Electrical Contracts Supervisor, talked about his career path. Working through an apprenticeship to explaining…

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    • Scott Bennett and Steve Loughran of the Kimpton Contracts team again gave up their weekend to help with the Nightingale House Christmas Tree Collection. It’s an initiative started by the Wrexham based hospice to remove old Christmas trees and save people that painful, pine needle ridden trip to the recycling centre, that we all know and dislike so…

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    • The Kimpton team have been generous with their time and donations in the run-up to Christmas, with a number of initiatives to have some fun and help those less fortunate than ourselves. In what has to be the strangest year of most of our lives, 2020 has seen all sorts of activities.

      The Great Kimpton Bake Off

      This year saw the…

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    • Well, what a year that was. Let’s hope it’s the last COVID dominated year in our lifetimes and that the world gets back to business as usual without much further delay.

      In case of emergency

      Over the Christmas period, our maintenance team will, as usual, be on call in case of an emergency. If you do have a heating, plumbing or…

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    • Living Wage accreditation

      We’re delighted to have been accredited by the Living Wage Foundation as a Living Wage Employer.

      There are around 7,000 Living Wage employers in the UK and all have agreed to pay their staff a wage which meets everyday needs. This is considerably above the Government minimum wage standard.

      Many of the other companies that have been accredited are from the…

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    • Armed Forces Covenant

       

      Kimpton Energy Solutions is proud to announce that we have committed to honour the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value serving personnel – regular and reservists, veterans and military families – contribute to our business, our community and country.

      Working with armed forces personnel has always been an important principle for Kimpton. We understand how difficult the transition can…

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    • At Kimpton, we always aim to deliver work to the highest possible standards. It can seem tempting for some, when times are challenging, to cut corners here and there. But for us, doing so will always put our team at an increased risk that we’re not prepared to take. We have always avoided this way of thinking and this…

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    • Neha Sharma has joined the Kimpton Acoustic Engineering team as a Products and Materials Engineer. Her journey to join us has taken her halfway across the world and through some very interesting diversions.

      Neha Sharma Kimpton Acoustic Engineering

      Speaking to Neha about her career to date she said “…

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    • Work has been completed on the refurbishment of Greenbank House, in the Greenbank Complex in South Liverpool. It’s a project we were delighted to win when we announced it here.

      The scope of our work involved the installation of new heat recovery ventilation, LPHW heating & radiators and domestic hot water via a skid-mounted…

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    • Covid-19 Statement

      We appreciate that you may be concerned about the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Kimpton Energy Solutions, our people and our how we work with you.

      Firstly, we would like to convey our sympathies to anyone within your own circle of colleagues, friends and family that may have already been adversely affected.

      Please be assured that we have a robust Business…

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    • The work is beginning in the Kingsway Tunnel on the £3m project to replace the gravity and pumped drainage pipework. The scale of the project is made clear when you look at the sheer scale of the tunnel system. There are two 9.6m diameter bores and a tunnel length of 2.5km. It’s the second-longest road tunnel in the UK,…

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    • Kimpton have been successful in their application to join the Fusion21 Heating & Renewables Framework. The framework delivers a range of heating and renewable technology works.

      Fusion21 serves a group of over 500 members across public and social sectors to deliver efficiency savings on the procurement of goods and services for property, construction and the built…

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    • What happens to your office waste when it leaves the office is not something many people would worry too much about, but for us, it’s part of our social responsibility to ensure we minimise our environmental impact.

      Working with our waste partners B&M, we ensure that NONE of our office waste goes into landfill. This is a big step…

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    • Christmas is over, the decorations are down and we’re all back to work with a bump. But for two of the Kimpton team, just taking their tree to the tip wasn’t enough. They joined a team, made up of 15 other businesses, to collect those used and unwanted Christmas trees, to raise money for the wonderful more >

    • Carden Park Spa is open

      After a concerted effort by all of the team involved in the run-up to Christmas, the Carden Park Spa opened for business, as promised, on Monday 6th January.

      And it looks fabulous.

      It’s set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside and offers spa experiences that range from an hour to a full weekend.

      What is unusual about…

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    • At Christmas time, the Kimpton team pull all the stops out to give a little back to the communities in which we live and work. This year, the level of support and generosity has reached a new high, with different initiatives from all over the business. Here’s a round-up of just some of the things we’ve done as…

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    • The year is nearly up and it’s time for us to take a break, rest reflect and prepare for another new year ahead.

      2019 has been a milestone year for us with interesting projects, big and small, throughout the north-west and the rest of the UK. We took our completed student bedroom count to well over 10,000 with…

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    • Royal Liverpool clubhouse with new boilers

      The team have just completed the replacement of three commercial boilers at the world-renowned Royal Liverpool Golf Club. The existing Atlantic gas-fired boilers had become extremely unreliable and two of them were inoperative. This left the club in the difficult position where the remaining boilers…

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    • We are now just 36 days away from the stunning Carden Park Spa opening its doors to an expectant public. The new £10m spa, stretches over 4,500sq.m and includes two large vitality pools, a beauty lounge and relaxation spaces.

      Outside, there also the huge spa garden that’s designed to bring you closer to the natural beauty…

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    • At Kimpton, we pride ourselves on our safety-first approach in everything we do. In the organisational values that the business has been built upon, it underpins them all, as we consider safety to be 100% mission-critical.

      And as we work through the business looking for ways to make it a safer place for our team to operate, it became clear…

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    • Nightingale House Hospice provides specialist palliative care services to patients and their families across much of North East Wales completely free of charge. They reach from Wrexham, Flintshire and East Denbighshire to Barmouth and the towns on the Welsh border, including Oswestry and Whitchurch.

      Nightingale House LogoThere’s a…

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    • Matt joins the Kimpton Contracts team having completed a three year level four apprenticeship in Project management and Building Services with Unilever. Matt, 21 from Upton is looking forward to the challenges that his new role presents.

      “When I met the team at Kimpton’s I felt like they wanted to buy into me as much as I did…

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    • 220px-Liverpool_Hope_University_ChrestAfter ten years working together already completed, Kimpton’s have been reappointed by Liverpool Hope University for a further three years to continue the ongoing maintenance of all of the HVAC plant and water hygiene management systems throughout their sites. They also have the…

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    • Matt Breakwell has joined Kimpton as Business Development Manager. He joins from Warmer Energy in Liverpool, where he worked in a similar role.

      He brings a wealth of senior management experience having worked in roles around the construction and development industry for many years.

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    • Kimpton’s have been delighted to welcome the talented youngster, Josh Anderson, 15 from Wirral Grammar on a work placement. He’s been working closely with the on-site teams to understand what life would be like in the world of mechanical engineering.

      Josh, who is studying for GCSE’s, describes himself as reasonably practical but interested in how…

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    • We’re delighted to announce that Scott Bennett has joined the Kimpton team as a Senior Mechanical Contracts Engineer. He brings a huge amount of additional M&E Experience to the team.

      “When I saw the position with Kimpton’s, I knew it was for me” said Scott. “I started my career here in Bromborough as an apprentice with Esau Group…

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    • You may never have heard of Ultrasonic Humidification, but rest assured, it’s here to stay.

      Cooling an office space is now something we all accept as the norm. Few newly developed office spaces would even consider coming to market without air conditioning throughout. But, whilst air conditioning keeps us cool and filters the air… more >

    • One of the questions we are asked most often as heating engineers, is ‘when does a boiler need replacing?’. On the surface, this is an easy question, but in reality, there are a huge number of variables that can decide on the correct answer.

      Ten signs that show your boiler may need replacing.


    What our customers say

    • 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.