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EIC was founded in 1971 to carry out electrical installations
The company expanded, diversified and developed its skill base to cover all aspects of electrical, mechanical and building fabric
EIC is now a leading national building services and facilities management company
Providers of facilities management (hard services), building services, fast track retail, energy and sustainability, project management and design
Approximately £80 million turnover
Employers of an extensive team of high-skilled professionals
At EIC we provide industry-leading support and full engineering capabilities using cutting edge software. Our qualified and experienced design team use not only CAD solutions but also BIM (Building Information Modelling).
Our nationwide operation is fully systemised using PDA technology. This means the progress of each piece of work can be tracked online via a live web portal. The UK-wide workforce of 1,000 men 'on the ground' provides national coverage and rapid response to those unforeseen issues.
With a nationwide workforce, it's not just the men on the ground that keeps EIC operational. We also need the expertise of highly skilled account managers, engineers and designers. Behind every job we do is the driving force of an account manager and a large network of staff.
Chris Woodwark Chairman
About Chris Woodwark
35 years' in the motor industry
Started on the shop floor at Rootes
Board member of Rover Group Holdings
Chairman and Chief Executive of Cosworth, Chairman of Rolls-Royce and Bentley Motor Cars
10 years' in contracting and facilities management as Chairman and Chief Executive
Phil Dove CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
About Phil Dove
15 years' management experience in FTSE 100 manufacturing, healthcare and FM sectors
Focused on customer service and innovative solution development
Joined EIC in 2013
Responsible for providing strategic direction and support to the management team
Wayne Roberts Finance Director
About Wayne Roberts
A Chartered Accountant with over 16 years of PQE in senior finance roles,
Exposure to a wide variety of sectors including manufacturing, business services and infrastructure,
Provides the financial direction for the business and supports the strategic decision making, and;
Assists with value creation through the services provided by the finance and IT functions for which he is responsible.
John Harris MANAGING DIRECTOR - NORTH
About John Harris
25 years’ with EIC, a member of the 2008 MBO team
Non-confrontational team player who is passionate about delivering quality for the budget
Leads the management, estimating, design and engineering of the central contracting team
Heads EIC group procurement
Believes that open communication is a key element to success
Damian Salmon MANAGING DIRECTOR - SOUTH
About Damian Salmon
Joined EIC in 1993
Appointed Regional Director in 2003 setting up “EIC South West” which now includes offices in Bristol, Exeter and Cornwall. Overseeing all activities within the business including new business development and ensuring that all employees work effectively and safely
Appointed main board Director in 2005, providing support, guidance and strategic direction
Overall responsibility to drive on-target growth through our FM & building services divisions with full P&L accountability
Enthusiastic and totally committed to playing a part in the future goals and aspirations of both EIC and its clients alike
Campbell Murdoch Sales & Marketing Director
About Campbell Murdoch
20 years’ senior management experience in the media, business consulting and FM sectors
Joined EIC as Marketing Director in 2012
Responsible for sales, marketing, bid and estimation
Key focus on strategic business growth
Has a hands-on approach to customer acquisition and growth
Tesco and EIC bring life to the stunning Hoover Building
The Hoover Building is one of the UK’s finest examples of Art Deco architecture. It has been a landmark on the outskirts of London since its construction in 1932. Not only is the site Grade II listed, it is also ‘of special historic interest’.
Through this project, Tesco and EIC injected life back into a decaying building, working to deliver a new Tesco food store, a petrol filling station, two new customer car parks (above and below ground), a nursery and two office blocks. This project was delivered under the watchful eye of English Heritage. This meant that any refurbishment work carried out by Tesco and EIC was subject to scrutiny from many government agencies.
EIC completes two new office block developments in Weybridge
The project centred on the creation of two new office blocks on the prestigious race track at Brooklands estate in Surrey. Once the buildings were completed, new businesses would bring more jobs to the local area.
In accordance with government legislation, the estate had to meet the energy saving requirements set by BREEAM. As a design-build project, EIC worked with the client, architects and builders to deliver two first-class office buildings.
EIC deliver hard services (planned preventative and reactive maintenance) and installation project works for 34 SAHA sites located throughout the north and central regions.
We are moving into the sixth year of our close working relationship with SAHA. The contract covers traditional PPM with reactive maintenance. In addition we provide comprehensive cover alongside the traditional stables of PPM and 24/7 cover.
In this challenging but rewarding environment EIC are committed to working in partnership to ensure the effective operation of the SAHA estate.
Transforming a Victorian villa into a “future-proof” broadcasting facility
BBC South-west is investing £13m upgrading its regional headquarters to transform a Victorian Villa into a modern broadcasting facility.
The multipurpose building is home to 150 BBC employees and incorporates TV & radio studios, production & postproduction facilities, a data centre, open-plan & cellular office spaces and refreshment facilities.
Designed to achieve the “Gold” standard in RICS Ska sustainability benchmark for office fit outs and refurbishment projects, the refit requires sustainable solutions to help reduce the building’s energy footprint.
EIC helps create a brand new sports stadium in Birmingham
A new 5,000 seat stadium was pre-designed and built at Alexander Stadium, Birmingham. The new arena contained a concessions area, offices and gymnasium. To ensure a sustainable development, an environmental strategy was created which incorporated the conservation of fuel and power and the monitoring of energy performance. This, together with low carbon choices and offsets, generated a low carbon footprint for the building with no reduction in the high quality services for the client.
The EIC team worked closely with Thomas Vale's Engineering Consultants Van Zyl & de Villiers (VZDV) to maximise the potential for energy efficiency and sustainability.
EIC were appointed by main contractor, ISG to install the UK’s most innovative heat recovery system. The award winning initiative – to use energy recovered from the crematorium and used to supplement the heating system at the neighbouring Abbey Stadium Leisure Centre and pool in Redditch – is set to be one of the most efficient heat recovery schemes in the country.
Landmark city centre pub taken over by University of Wolverhampton
The landmark city centre pub, The Varsity, which sits within The George Hotel has been taken over by the University of Wolverhampton and converted into modern administration offices for the University.
EIC were awarded the contract for the new design and build project for the University of Wolverhampton to convert the existing ‘George Hotel’ into new administration offices for the university. The three storey building is separated from the university’s MA building by an alleyway and has been redelivered to provide a new recreation area, café, shop, meeting rooms and office areas.
EIC complete works on outstanding educational facility in the heart of Birmingham
Working with main contractor Kier Construction, EIC helped transform the commercial office, Tame House, and brought it back to life after being empty for several years. The project was completed over many phases to transform the building into Perry Beeches II.
EIC selected to deliver 21st century educational facility
In partnership with main contractor Wilmott Dixon, EIC was selected to deliver a 21st century educational facility. The task was to create a learning hub that was both formal and informal, business-like and welcoming, a special place for children, staff, parents and the community.
EIC assist in design and build of contemporary light and airy building
Addenbrooke’s Treatment Centre is an £85 million treatment centre in Cambridge. The building is located on Cambridge Biomedical Campus and is a real centre of excellence, bringing together clinical services and research under one roof.
EIC were chosen by main contractor, Longcross Construction, to assist with the refurbishment of an existing medicine testing facility in Park Royal London, including an extension of new wards to enable the facility to have additional testing capacity.
This was a mechanical, electrical, design and build project which consisted of a number of tasks, from the removal of existing gas chillers to an upgraded Sky network throughout the research centre. This challenging project required welding of pipework in the records department, which meant the freezing of existing pipe work to enable existing supplies to remain operational during the refurbishment, as well as access control heating.
ISIS, based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory near Oxford, is a world-leading centre for research into physical and life sciences.
The laboratory supports a national and international community of more than 2000 scientists allowing research into subjects ranging from clean energy and the environment, pharmaceuticals and health care, through to nanotechnology, materials engineering and IT.
Redditch Borough Council refurbish town’s existing stadium and sports centre
EIC were appointed by main contractor ISG to assist with the re-development of existing facilities at the stadium. The main focus of the project was to update the current building and enhance the previous features into a new leisure complex consisting of swimming pool facilities, new changing rooms, a dance studio and a gymnasium. The existing sports hall remained the same.
The works were carried out in three phases. The first phase being the construction of a new swimming pool, complete with new reception area, spectators and changing facilities.
EIC helps restore the magnificent St Michael’s Mount
During this three year project, EIC totally refurbished the mechanical and electrical installation of the medieval castle, church and private areas on St Michael’s Mount. Working on a National Trust property brings unique challenges in the form of regulation and other specific requirements. In this case, the main issue was the Mount being almost cut-off from the mainland during high tides.
With our experience of listed status, EIC were fully prepared for the task. Meticulous planning meant that the location of the project did not result in delays.
EIC completes full services installation in a contemporary English hotel
Charlotte Street Hotel is a fashionable 52-room hotel situated in London’s media quarter, just a short walk from Soho Square. This converted property is now a chic, high-end establishment which includes superb facilities including a guest drawing room, a library and a state of the art screening room.
The interior of the hotel was designed by owner and award winning designer, Kit Kemp.
EIC helps transform a hotel basement into a lavish health spa
The Chancery Court Hotel is a stunning five-star hotel set within the walls of a magnificent Edwardian building. Located in one of London’s most famous areas - High Holborn. The building is ‘listed’ with English Heritage and features lavish interiors.
The striking building was created using materials such as Cuban mahogany and seven types of marble (including extremely rare types such as Swedish Green and Statuary). The most prominent feature of the building is the Renaissance-style Grand Staircase which is created entirely from marble. Due to the historic nature of the property, all work carried out was done under the supervision of English Heritage.
EIC use modern day technologies in historical town
A new store for Waitrose located on the outskirts of the city of Lichfield. The building is single storey with all major plant located within a screened area on the roof. The store consists of sales floor, bulk storage, management facilities and customer care facilities.
The project was a fast track installation using cable basket and Wieland plug and play wiring. Completion, staff training and store opening was achieved for the client on time.
EIC offer best solution to achieve the zero carbon requirement
This project was to develop a new Tesco’s store on a disused brown field site. The site had previously been home to a Kwik Save supermarket and public house. The new Tesco zero carbon supermarket was constructed on the site along with a community library, car parking and petrol filling station.
The main contractor, Simons Construction, requested EIC for the project. We have experience and a successful track record with a previous zero carbon store in Bourne.
BIFM is the "natural home" of facilities management in the UK. Founded in 1993, the Institute provides information, education, training and networking services for over 12,000 members - both individual professionals and organisations.
At the heart of what we do is our national online database, the UK's largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants. In terms of efficiency, time and cost saving and best practice, Constructionline is proven to deliver for public and private sector organisations alike.
The Gas Safe Register deals with all aspects of gas systems work covered by the Gas Safe Regulations and is there to protect consumers from unsafe gas work. It is law that anyone carrying out gas work that is within the scope of the Regulations is on the Gas Safe Register. All EIC Gas Service Engineers are Gas Safe Registered.
NICEIC is the electrical contracting industry's independent voluntary body for electrical installation matters throughout the UK. We offer industry-leading certification services, Building Regulations Schemes, products and support to electrical companies.
With over 1000 men in vans throughout the UK, EIC can provide you with a comprehensive support network nationwide. Our infrastructure and operational systemisation means we can provide the best service and support for your project regardless of its size or location.