14th June 2022
The Kimpton team recently completed a project at the Countess of Chester Hospital to remove redundant plant and completely refit the chiller system that serves the main operating theatres, five of the wards, the recovery area, pharmacy along with the intensive care unit.
The project began in January on a 12-week programme to coincide with the time…more >
4th April 2022
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…more >
24th March 2022
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….more >
14th March 2022
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…more >
10th March 2022
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…more >
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.
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 >
3rd June 2021
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…more >
15th April 2021
Designing and creating process cooling systems is an important part of the Kimpton business. It is the perfect example of why working in the plumbing industry, is nothing if it isn’t varied.
In this project, the small works team have been working with Hardy UK in Liverpool. They are one of those companies that if you do not work in…more >
11th March 2021
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…more >
3rd March 2021
The ‘good old days’ of having to travel and stand in front of an eager room of students are currently in the dim and distant past, so…more >
25th February 2021
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…more >
26th November 2020
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…more >
19th November 2020
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…more >
29th October 2020
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…more >
12th March 2020
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,…more >
9th January 2020
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…more >
12th December 2019
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…more >
1st August 2019
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.
5th April 2019
With our many
15th November 2018
The 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…more >
9th November 2018
We are delighted to announce that we have been appointed to deliver the HVAC package throughout the new Carden Park Spa Development in Cheshire.
The £10m build of the luxury spa, just nine miles from Chester, is part of an overall…more >
25th October 2018
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…more >
18th October 2018
We are delighted to announce a new senior appointment within the Finance Team at Kimpton’s Bromborough office.
Linzi Sheard joins as Financial Controller after relocating from London. Her background in consultancy businesses will bring a new perspective to the finance team.
Having completed a Law degree, Linzi went on to complete her… more >
4th October 2018
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…more >
23rd August 2018
We 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…more >
2nd August 2018
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…more >
20th July 2018
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…more >
20th April 2018
Four years ago, the Kimpton team installed the UK’s first Marine Source Heat Pump at Plas Newydd House in Anglesey for the National Trust. As it was a first, we have been back for a revisit to see how it has done and how it’s performing to try and get a better understanding of…more >
9th April 2018
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…more >
16th March 2018
We are delighted to announce the Maintenance Contract Renewal for Chester Zoo for the 30th year in succession.
Chester Zoo – The North of England Zoological Society was founded in the early 1930’s and has grown…more >
5th March 2018
Congratulations to Paul Davies, Craig Kitching and Mark Farrell on passing their more >
15th February 2018
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…more >
8th February 2018
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.
25th January 2018
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…more >
10th January 2018
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…more >
21st December 2017
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…more >
7th December 2017
In preparation for the winter break where we all ‘enjoy’ a few days of rest and recuperation with our families, we wanted to share our Christmas opening times for December and January 2017.
We close on Friday 22nd December and reopen on Monday 8th January fully refreshed and ready to go.
Opening times are slightly different here and…more >
16th August 2016
Are you an accommodation landlord or do you manage a number of student properties? If the answer is yes, Kimpton Ltd could be the ideal company for you to work with. We offer many services to these types of client, from ensuring there is hot water to creating a new lighting plan.
Here are some ways we can help you…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.