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    • As specialist M&E Contractors, Kimpton don’t often get asked to provide gardening services but, as part of a reconfiguration of the Capital Building’s atrium restaurant, our client MAPP asked us to remove some ornamental lime trees that had out-grown the space.

      Our Mechanical Supervisor Stephen Loughran has already worked with Natasha Baker at The Capital Building to find good more >

    • We have already shown you what the finished floors in the Capital Building look like when the Kimpton team have completed their work.

      In this post, We’ll look at the job in progress, so you can see what is under the hood. As with much of our HVAC work, by the time the job is finished, most of our…

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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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    • 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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    • Greg Percival has joined the Kimpton Contracts team as Electrical Contracts Supervisor.

      Life in the industry started back in 2003 when he began an apprenticeship with JF Foord. They were a company we’ve worked alongside for many years and this classic photo of our own Ron Tierney and Dave Gore outside LIPA in Liverpool, was one of the…

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    • The Capital Building, or to use its original name, New Hall Place, is a 13 storey building in the Commercial District in Liverpool. Because of its sandy-coloured exterior and waterfront location, it’s often known locally, as the Sand Castle. Originally built in 1974 for Royal Insurance, it incorporates a section of the original ‘walkways in the sky’ project that…

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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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    • Claire House Children's Hospice logoThe Kimpton Service team recently completed a boiler replacement for the amazing Claire House Children’s Hospice in Wirral. In their own words, they help seriously and terminally ill children live life to the full by creating wonderful experiences and bringing back a sense of…

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    • The Turner Home (formerly The Turner Memorial Home) on Dingle Lane, Toxteth Liverpool was founded in 1884 for the care of sick and disadvantaged men. It has continued to function in this role as a registered residential and nursing home for men ever since. The building is listed by English Heritage as a designated Grade II listed building. This…

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    • At Kimptons, we work on quite a number of commercial plumbing projects on process site of all sizes and across all sorts of industries. It’s where we believe we are stronger than many as we have honed our skills on the many process projects we delivered over our 50 years. Interestingly, the skills we have learned on the…

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    • WAST LogoWe are delighted to announce that we have recently been awarded the mechanical package for the Welsh Ambulance Service Trust headquarters. The scope of the project will be the installation of a new HVAC system within the complete refurbishment of an existing office block.

      The challenges the team face are…

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    • Following on from the successful completion of Greenbank Blocks C & D we are very pleased to have secured the £700k M&E package for the refurbishment on the grade II listed Greenbank house. The main scope of the works is HVAC and will involve the installation of new heat recovery ventilation, LPHW heating & radiators, domestic hot…

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    • At Kimpton Energy Solutions, we are continually striving to improve and develop the level of service we provide to our clients. In 2008 we teamed up with a software company to develop our own Field Service Management (FSM) software. The aim was to help us to deliver a more consistently professional service to our customers whilst allowing us to…

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    • The Kimpton team have just commenced on site at the new Hollis Croft Student Accommodation project in Sheffield. It’s a £1.8m Mechanical Services project we announced here and we expect to be on site for the next 18 months.

      Over the coming months, we’ll be revisiting the project and sharing updates as there are quite a few interesting innovations in…

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    • We have just completed a major oil tank replacement project on a site near Blackpool. Our scope of works was to remove existing oil tanks which were installed over 20 years ago and had become corroded and were leaking from the tank and the pipework that lead to and from it.

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    • Kimpton are proud to confirm that we have achieved level 3 Gold Constructionline Membership.

      Constructionline is the UK’s largest register of contractors, consultants and material suppliers for the construction industry. With over 10,000 key decision makers from over 3,800 buying organisations. However, to become a Gold level member, there are new standards to be achieved by the organisation.

      The first of…

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    • The Air Conditioning Team at Kimpton have been busy and just completed a contract to completely renovate the air conditioning system at Bangor Job Centre Plus.

      It was a two-stage process, with the first part seeing us safely decommission and remove the existing Toshiba system which consists of six R22 based units.

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    • Kimpton Energy Solutions have secured a £1.8m Design and Build Mechanical contract for Hollis Croft Student Development, in the heart of the city centre, Sheffield. The location, just off Broad lane is one of the few areas designated for tall buildings and will house a new student accommodation hub with nearly 1,000 beds across three…

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    • As experts in all types of heat pumps – in this case a Gas Absorption Heat Pump, Kimpton Service and Maintenance are pleased to announce that we have secured the ongoing maintenance contract at University Church of England Academy in Ellesmere Port. 

      UCEA is a secondary school based in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire that was created back…

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    • We recently completed the installation of two cold water tanks of 20,000 and 30,000 litres at The Capital Building, Liverpool. The old tank cold water system was neither big enough or able to meet the changing demands of the refurbished building. The new tanks have been designed to improve resilience, offer far greater sureness of supply and to comply…

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    • When you have a large commercial, industrial or multi-story living accommodation without sufficient isolating valves around the various circuits, it will typically be impractical to shut off the flow of heating or hot water to the whole building to carry out pipe repairs and alterations.In these instances, it is sensible to use pipe freezing to prevent…

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    • Kimpton offer a wide range of services from acoustic engineering to air conditioning installation. Our team consists of extremely experienced and knowledgeable staff who know exactly what our customers need. We can provide full turnkey solutions and work from concept right through to installation.

      Here are 3 services that we offer.

      Air Conditioning

      With over 40 years’ experience working with…

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    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.