Our Services offering brings together our three key areas of expertise – Facilities and Infrastructure Services, IT Services and Freedom, which encompasses power, networks, professional services and infrastructure services.
What we deliver
The combined expertise of our Services division provides facilities engineering services, IT, fabric and project management services, power engineering services and land management capabilities.
We focus on offering a highly-attractive end-to-end proposition for our customers across a number of markets, focusing on outstanding technical expertise, strong values and assured project delivery.
In other words, you define the output and we take care of the delivery.
Facilities and Infrastructure Services
We know that you expect the highest standards of a facilities services provider. We are open, honest and dependable and we'll make sure that the day-to-day operation of your building runs smoothly, smartly and efficiently.
We take ownership of the technical organisational challenges any building faces; taking front-line responsibility for both performance and day-to-day management.
We apply innovation and technical competence to everything we do to give our customers the best service and value for money.
We design, connect, build, maintain and renew electricity infrastructures to ensure electricity gets to your customers safely, whenever they need it. With our expertise you’ll have high-quality electricity infrastructures that are reliable and sustainable.
We have four business units – professional services, power, networks and infrastructure services – that work together to design and consult, connect, build, maintain and renew your electrical and building infrastructures.
Today’s digital economy is transforming the workplaces, leisure spaces and public services that we all rely upon every day. We enable digital advantage for our clients and their customers by designing, installing and managing IP-connected systems that transform the built environment.
From iconic buildings and national landmarks, to trailblazing projects in retail, leisure, urban regeneration, education, healthcare, financial services, media and science; we are enhancing the performance of businesses, organisations and public institutions everywhere - we are at the heart of this digital revolution.
Enabling digital advantage
With our expertise you’ll be able to harness the convergence of IT and building systems and make measurable gains with the latest breakthrough technologies and innovations in connectivity.
Building digital advantage
From initial concept or idea, through design and ultimately into successful delivery, we will work with you using our innovation and experience to deliver your digital platform and infrastructure.
We will manage and support that infrastructure and develop and enhance solutions bringing our industry leading experience into our partnership.
The journey for us begins with the idea, the concept or the business challenge and we will work with you at every stage to ensure your business gains maximum benefits from our solutions.
ADDING VALUE THROUGH OUR WIDER SERVICE OFFERING
Our Services division isn’t just a standalone aspect of our business. Our Services teams also work together with our Engineering division to offer our customers a unique and unrivalled experience which covers the whole project lifecycle - a true end-to-end solution.
Nightingale Hospitals Initiative
We were proud to support the fight against coronavirus by working collectively with key partners throughout the industry to create several Nightingale hospitals across the UK. Both our Engineering and Services divisions came together to deliver field hospitals in Manchester, Harrogate, Cardiff, Deeside and Bangor.View more case studies
132kv Data Centre connection (POC-MAST™)
Our Freedom team was appointed to design and build an 80 MVA 132kV connection to a new data centre in the UK Power Networks region. To facilitate the connection to an existing 132kV OHL terminal tower, Freedom installed its new point of connection mast - POC-MAST™ which provided a quicker and cheaper final connection point.View more case studies
Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Q-Floor Operating Theatres, Sheffield
We played a key role in a £4.5m programme to create four new operating theatres and a recovery area to replace ageing facilities at Sheffield’s Royal Hallamshire Hospital. We have a long history with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, having worked with them since 2002 on numerous prestige projects across the city campus including renovation its Q floor which was opened in 2019.View more case studies
Southampton Football Club
We are undertaking a three-year contract to provide maintenance services for Southampton Football Club, which sees us delivering a full range of mechanical, electrical and building fabric maintenance services at the club’s St Mary’s Stadium and Staplewood training facility. Our bespoke flexible approach to building maintenance means problems can be identified sooner and fixed faster; information from building management will also be captured and used to improve the carbon footprint of their sites by reducing energy and water usage.View more case studies
'Our Town Hall'
We are supporting the refurbishment and partial restoration of Manchester’s prestigious town hall. The ‘Our Town Hall’ project for Manchester City Council will protect this grade I listed building, which dates back to 1877. Work is underway on the project and sees us undertaking the removal and replacement of all mechanical, electrical and plumbing services. Working together with our Engineering division, our Offsite Manufacture and IT Services business units have played an integral part in the tender process and this close working relationship will continue throughout the project.View more case studies
Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD)
We are playing a key role in the development of MECD, which is set to become the single-biggest home for engineering in any UK university. Working alongside Balfour Beatty to deliver the project on behalf of the University of Manchester, our works include the installation of all the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing elements over eight floors, equating to 76,000m2. Once completed it will house the University of Manchester’s engineering disciplines, teaching spaces and research institutes, and more than 6,700 students and 1,250 staff will be based there.View more case studies
BBC Broadcasting House
We were commissioned to transform the entire core of this iconic building’s IT infrastructure, as part of the redevelopment of one of the world’s largest live broadcast centres. The building was fitted with high performance fibre and coax which covered nearly 30,000sqm, which was all delivered within an extremely tight timeframe. Integration with the BBC’s existing IT infrastructure was key to ensure there was no disruption to service.View more case studies
We delivered IT infrastructure services on this IP-converged solutions project, which equipped the newly expanded Belfast Waterfront conference and entertainment venue with smart building connectivity, security and safety, enabling a world-class visitor experience. Close collaboration at the design stage enabled us to propose a systems architecture that would both exceed the client’s requirements and support a flexible approach to installation, ensuring all IT works could be managed as part of a complex and multifaceted build schedule.View more case studies
This project forms part of the airport’s HV maintenance framework. Our Freedom business has been appointed to carry out the HV maintenance and HV upgrades to ensure there are no unplanned outages and 100% resilience to their network. They also provide annual inspections and full maintenance over the course of the contract and as part of the planned work any defects identified are completed during separate visits to site. Additionally, the site is covered by their 24 hour emergency call out service.View more case studies
Bloomberg European HQ
We formed part of the team that worked on the construction of Bloomberg's new European Headquarters, located in the heart of the City of London. We delivered all structured cabling, two data centres, a media data centre, a full in-building mobile phone DAS system and an extensive integrated cold aisle containment system that enhanced energy efficiency for the building designed by renowned architect, Lord Foster.View more case studies