Welcome to Alliance
Training for Team Leaders
Six of Alliance’s Mechanical & Electrical Team Leaders have passed / renewed their SSSTS (Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme) and First Aid at Work qualifications during May. Alliance is committed to training staff as an investment in achieving company goals for working efficiently and safely.
More Lidl stores awarded
Recent months have seen Alliance secure a further three Lidl store projects for its mechanical & electrical teams. These stores are to the latest 2017 specification following on from the first of this new type. The stores are located at Morriston-Swansea, Bingley, and Barton-upon-Humber.
A new tranche of Lidl projects secured
Alliance is pleased to have been awarded another tranche of Lidl projects running into Spring 2018 and following on neatly from current stores. The three new projects are Barking, Wymondham in Norfolk, and a joint Wicks & Lidl retail development in Wigston Leicester.
Sutton Business Park
Start on site 11/12/2017
Alliance has started work on a new-build Industrial unit at Sutton Business Park, Reading, a development for Standard Life Investments. The project includes VRF air conditioning, heat recovery ventilation, gas, domestics and BMS, together with smart meters and energy optimization.
Lidl Garforth, Leeds Secured
Alliance is proud to be awarded another Lidl store for its Mechanical & Electrical services. This store will start in late October for Alliance with practical completion expected January 2018. It’s an opportunity to work with main contractor Caddick who is also joint developer of the East Side Retail Park for which Lidl is the lead tenant and to be joined by Home Bargains and a Marstons pub.
Two More Decathlons
Alliance have won a further pair of Decathlon stores. The High Wycombe store in the Eden Shopping centre is a complete strip and refit over two floors plus welfare areas. The Staples Corner, North London store is a more modest conversion from a former Hobbycraft. Both stores will dovetail with October handovers at Uxbridge and Brighton and be completed by early November.
Alliance on the move
Alliance has moved to larger new premises – our new office address from 1st August 2017 is:
Notts NG19 7DW.
Two Further Decathlons
Alliance are pleased to be awarded two further projects for Decathlon. The company will provide a HVAC design & build for the Brighton North St store opening in October. At the Uxbridge Shopping Centre store, Alliance will be utilizing its expertise to provide a dedicated smoke ventilation system.
Two New Lidl Stores
A further two new-build Lidl stores have been awarded to Alliance for M & E services. The Hornchurch store is to the latest specification on the site of the old Towers Cinema. Harold Hill, Essex on the site of the old Police station is of the Metropolitan specification with undercroft car park. Design is underway on both projects for November 17 and February 2018 handovers.
Lunchtime on the first day of the job at the Grafton shopping centre sees everyone inducted, all the equipment & materials delivered, a contract lift safely completed for the air con outdoor units and all holes marked. The contract lift utilized ISG’s on-site crane in return for a donation to local homeless charity Jimmy’s.
New Gym concept
Alliance is pleased to be creating the mechanical & electrical specification for an exciting new gym chain concept. With years of experience in M&E design, as well as installation, Alliance is able to provide realistically costed proposal to support the budget. Sanitaryware, fixtures and fittings will have a striking modern theme to compliment the concept. More details to come.
Lidl Bakery Extension
Another bakery extension M&E packages for Lidl has recently been secured in Poole. This programmed in for Feb-March includes plumbing, ventilation, lighting and small power along with a new mains panel in the existing plant room, and requires some out-of-hours works to avoid disruption to trading.
Committed to Training
Alliance staff are undergoing new and renewal training with a local provider, including: Site Manager’s Site Safety Training (SMSTS), First Aid, Manual Handling, Asbestos Awareness, PASMA, IPAF and others with courses running from February to June.
Lidl's go NFK
Two of Alliance’s Lidl new store roll-out (Grimsby & Gainsborough) have had variations approved to the very latest and most energy efficient NFK (December 2016) specification including entrance cooling capability, single recirculating AHU, heat recovery ventilation to offices and replacing the DX cassettes with 2-pipe fan coils plus other changes