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Apprenticeship success is in the pipeline for Jessica

We have opportunities for Industrial Plumbing and Heating apprenticeships in Durham, Reading, Bristol, and Manchester – today second-year apprentice Jessica tells us why this was the perfect choice for her.

Going underground to keep London connect-ed

​It’s #throwbackthursday and we’re looking back to 2004 when our London rail team was going underground to help upgrade communications systems for the London Underground.

IT Services secures FIRAS fire stopping certification

Our IT Services business unit, which forms part of our Services Division, has achieved the esteemed FIRAS fire stopping certification for penetration sealing.

NG Bailey secures IT Services contracts worth £10m

Our IT Services business, which forms part of our Services division, has secured contracts worth more than £10m to support Fujitsu in delivering a range of services for the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

Quantity surveying apprenticeship adds up for David

This year we are recruiting for quantity surveying (QS) apprentices in the North East, North West, Reading, and central Scotland, and today David, one of our second-year QS apprentices shares his experience.

Our apprentice recruitment journey

With our apprentice recruitment now well underway, here’s a little more information about our recruitment process.

NG Bailey welcomes John Kelly as Group Commercial Director

John Kelly joins the business as our new Group Commercial Director on 26 April.

Apprenticeship unlocks career change for Matt

With our 2021 apprenticeship recruitment now open, some of our current apprentices are sharing their experiences. Today we hear from Matt, a second-year electrical apprentice.

Our 2021 Apprentice Recruitment Window is now open

We’re delighted to launch our 2021 apprentice recruitment campaign which sees training opportunities available across the UK.

Blooming Marvellous

​Nothing says Spring – or ‘Happy Centenary’ - like a host of golden daffodils.

NG Bailey urges suppliers to make their voices heard in industry product information consultation

NG Bailey is urging suppliers and distributors across the construction industry to have their say in the Construction Products Association (CPA) industry-wide consultation on the code for construction product information.

Inspiring the Engineers of Tomorrow

We have a proud history of training apprentices and developing the next generation of engineers – and that means we also work hard to promote careers in engineering and inspire the engineers of tomorrow. Our industry is facing a skills shortage and research shows that many young people aged 11 to 19 don’t know much about what engineers do or the many career opportunities it provides - and we want to change that.

A day in the Life...

It is Scottish Apprenticeship Week and we’re hearing from another of our current apprentices in Scotland. Today we meet Lee Smith, a second-year heating and ventilation apprentice.

A track record delivering rail projects

​Bringing buildings and infrastructure to life is central to the NG Bailey vision and our long history in the rail sector has seen us improving the travelling experience for rail users at some of the busiest stations in the UK.

NG Bailey supporting Manchester’s ‘Our Town Hall’ project

NG Bailey is supporting the refurbishment and partial restoration of Manchester’s prestigious town hall.

A day in the Life...

It is Scottish Apprenticeship Week and this week we’ll be hearing from two of our current apprentices in Scotland. Today we hear from David Keil, a second-year apprentice who is training to become a Quantity Surveyor.

A journey from apprentice to senior project manager

Completing an electrical apprenticeship turned out to be just the first step on the training ladder for Senior Project Manager Rob Hutchinson.

NG Bailey relocates to new Manchester office

NG Bailey has relocated to a new office in the heart of Salford Quays. The business has chosen Building 5 at Exchange Quay as its new regional base in the North West.

A step forward in our green journey

Operating responsibly has always been a priority for us, whether it is investing in our people, training apprentices or minimising our impact on the environment.

Proud to support National Apprenticeship Week

This week we’ve been proud to support National Apprenticeship Week and celebrate the achievements of some of our amazing apprentices.

Nightingale reflections from apprentices

We’ve been hearing from some of our apprentices who had the opportunity to contribute to the creation of NHS Nightingale hospitals.

Apprentices step up for frontline service

As we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we’ve caught up with some of our apprentices who had the opportunity to contribute to the creation of NHS Nightingale hospitals across the UK.

From football to fuses for Chenay

Meet Chenay Hussey, she’s swapped football for fuses to join us as an electrical apprentice. Before becoming an apprentice Chenay played for Tottenham Hotspur, took up a football scholarship in Miami, and completed a diploma in sports when she decided to change direction.

Training Apprentices Since 1934

This week is National Apprenticeship Week and we’ll be celebrating the achievements of some of our rising stars.

When Nathan went to No.10

In the run-up to National Apprenticeship Week, we’re taking a trip down memory lane and remembering when senior project engineer, Nathan Willmott, visited No. 10 Downing Street to meet the then Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

The Catalyst scoops sustainability award

It’s another win for The Catalyst at Newcastle University in the sustainability category at the prestigious Constructing Excellence national awards.

NG Bailey scores success with ‘saintly’ maintenance services contract win

NG Bailey has secured a three-year contract to provide maintenance services for Southampton Football Club.

Awards shortlisted – cast your vote!

We are shortlisted in the UK Nuclear Skills Awards 2021 in the Community Award – Response to COVID-19 category which was introduced to recognise companies who supported the fight against the pandemic.

Remembering our expansion north of the border

​As Scotland celebrates Burns Night, we’re looking back to the 1970s and 80s when NG Bailey first expanded operations into Scotland.

The fashion of PPE

Bright yellow and orange may not be everyone’s favourite fashion choice, but they are the go-to colours for many of our colleagues.

Online welcome for new apprentices

As we enter our centenary year, we have also welcomed our latest apprentices who joined us with an online induction.

It's 2021 – our centenary year!

NG Bailey was founded in a basement in Leeds in 1921 with 12 employees carrying out domestic electrical installations. Today, we are still family-owned but have grown to become one of the UK’s leading independent engineering and services businesses working across numerous infrastructure sectors.

Freedom (an NG Bailey Group company) extends its engineering and services capabilities with the acquisition of the HV Services division of Fundamentals Limited

Freedom (an NG Bailey Group company) has completed the acquisition of the HV Services division of Fundamentals Limited. The HV Services division will join the Freedom Networks business unit.

Our One Approach to Business Responsibility Report for 2019/20

Although a little delayed this year due to the affects of COVID-19, today we are delighted to launch our One Approach to Business Responsibility Report.

Read all about it - we launch infocus, our new digital magazine

Want to find out more about our latest projects and achievements, and gain an insight into what we do? You can find all of this and more in our new interactive digital magazine, infocus, which shares news, views, and success stories from across our business.

NG Bailey secures new IT Services contract with BT

NG Bailey’s IT Services team has secured a new three-year overseas managed service contract to support BT deliver a range of telecommunications services for the Ministry of Defence.

POC-MAST wins Engineering and Technology Innovation Award

Our Freedom business has taken the award for Outstanding Innovation in Future Power and Energy at the Engineering and Technology Innovation Awards for its POC-MAST product.

NG Bailey Completes M&E Installation at UK's First Battery Industrialisation Centre

NG Bailey has completed a fast-paced installation of mechanical and electrical services at the UK’s prestigious and pioneering new battery development facility, the £130m UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC).

POC-MAST shortlisted in Solar and Storage Awards

Our innovative POC-MAST product has been shortlisted in the Smart Systems and Flexibility category in the upcoming Solar and Storage Awards.

Defect free handover is celebrated

Work by our engineering division at the new Dixon Trinity Chapeltown academy has been recognised for its outstanding quality by principal contractor Willmott Dixon.

Recognition in the Building Awards

Our work on the NHS Nightingale Hospital projects has been recognised in the 2020 Building Awards in the inaugural Proud to Help category.

NG Bailey Announces Strong Results for the Year Ended February 2020

Reporting a strong financial year, NG Bailey said its ongoing strong financial position, including a balanced pipeline of work across sustainable and resilient sectors, gives it confidence for the future, in spite of the significant challenges of COVID-19.

NG Bailey’s BIM expertise showcased

As NG Bailey nears completion of its MEP work on the University of Manchester’s biggest ever construction project, the role of BIM has been highlighted by BIM+, published by the Chartered Institute of Building.

Success in the Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Awards

We’re delighted to take the Offsite Construction award for our work on the University Hospital of North Tees Energy Centre project.

NG Bailey Recognised as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

NG Bailey has reached number 88 in the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers list, which celebrates 100 of the country’s most outstanding apprenticeship employers.

Freedom’s Professional Services business completes survey works on large grid substation

Our Freedom business has recently completed work on a large grid substation for a major electricity operator.

NG Bailey’s support for UN Sustainable Development Goals recognised

We’re proud to be awarded a five star rating in recognition of our support for the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

Plugged in and charged up

NG Bailey has taken delivery of its first fully electric vehicle – a commercial van which will be used in the South-West.