Smiths Wood Village, Solihull

12th May 2014
New Contracts

E.G. Carter Construction have appointed Summit Electrical Installations as the Electrical Contractor for Design and Build of the Electrical works relating to the Smiths Wood Supported Residential Development.


The Development comprises of a 28 unit supported housing scheme for adults with mental health and learning difficulties in the newly established Smiths Wood Village. The accommodation is arranged as two blocks with the first providing the main functional spaces including residents lounge, staff office, sleepover and reception offices.


Summit Electrical’s responsibilities include the design and installation of L.V. Distribution, Small Power, Lighting, Fire Alarm, Data and Telephone infrastructure, Mechanical wiring and Lightning Protection System. Electrically works start in September 2014 for completion in February 2015.

Worcester News March 2014

1st May 2014

Worcester businesses pay for repairs at not-for-profit furnishing company


BAD weather left a not-for-profit furnishing store with a damaged door - but nearby businesses came to the rescue.


The front door at Second Chance Furnishing's warehouse unit, in Three Springs Trading Estate, Vincent Road, Worcester, needed to be replaced after it was battered by bad weather.


But, the social enterprise could not afford the work, and construction company Speller Metcalfe stepped in footing the £800 bill.


A spokesman for Second Chance Furnishing said: "We rely on the generosity of local people and businesses to support the good work that Second Chance Furnishings does, a big thank you to Speller Metcalfe for their support."

Small works director from the construction company, Bill Cave, organised the works which not only involved replacing the weather-damaged door, but also saw work on electrical sockets, hand heaters and a security light.


“The programme that Second Chance run is so important to the local community. Not only are they providing opportunities for those in long-term unemployment to get back to work, they are providing skills for life to their volunteers and we are proud to have been a part of it.” he said.


The support from Speller Metcalfe came as a result of previous contact through social media website Twitter. There was also support from Summit Electrical and DCS Plumbing.


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