East West Connect
We take a friendly, pro-active, and flexible approach to the engineering of all of our projects and contracts.
We are vastly experienced in all aspects of MEP installation and maintenance with a particularly strong track record in plant and system upgrade works within public spaces where 24/7/365 non-disrupted operations need to take place.
Our proven management systems have allowed our clients the peace of mind that they will have 100% business continuity whilst we undertake works within their premises, from hospitals and critical infrastructure, to hotels and university campuses, to major governmental and royal palaces.
Our company ethos is to consistently exceed expectations, deliver on programme, quality, and budget whilst always maintaining a safe working environment. We pride ourselves on our solutions driven approach coupled with strong engineering and a directly employed delivery team.
Years Of Operation
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Services refurbishment works with zero downtime
Our infrastructure upgrade projects are based around a core mentality of minimal services downtime and zero disruption to ongoing building operations. We have experience of undertaking projects within many critical environments where the continued operation of all systems is the key risk factor around which we plan our works, ensuring that our clients’ day to day functions are unaffected.
Our project management staff have a passion for developing new, and also constantly improving, their stakeholder management techniques and methodologies. By keeping building users informed of the works, the process, the benefits of the project, and pro-actively ensuring that their needs are met we are able to proceed with our works in a collaborative approach with all parties.
Modern workplaces with future proofed services
We work closely with our clients to ensure that their office spaces are comfortable, easy to maintain, and future proofed. Our skilled engineers have created modern working spaces in traditional arrangements, and with open services driven designs. We are experienced in the design and installation of adaptive modular office layouts. Through our fit out works we have transformed blank canvasses into world class modern offices.
We have the in house expertise to create bespoke services arrangements to suit any format of office layout, no matter the requirements of the specification or the unique constraints of each building. Through our developed management processes we can ensure the interoperability of all services, leading to an energy efficient, intelligent, and easy to maintain modern office solution.
Aesthetic solutions to meet the most demanding environments
Our teams have helped refurbish former office spaces, jazz clubs, and shops into some of the finest homes and residential buildings in London. Through our in house design and co-ordination capabilities, we are able to create the aesthetically based solutions to services installations that are required in the luxury residential market, we fully appreciate the requirements of high end services design.
We can proudly call upon our strong, trusted, and flexible supply chain to supply the bespoke products and services required when working upon projects with the finest of specifications. Through our cultivated list of specialist sub-contractors and suppliers we have the capability to design and install any service, regardless of their complexity, or the bespoke aspects of their requirements.
HIGH END INSTALLATIONS
Fully tracked asset and systems maintenance
We specialise in the planned preventative maintenance and repair of combustion, heating, air conditioning, plumbing, water systems, and commercial boiler upgrades. We can offer a tracked asset management system as part of our planned preventative maintenance package to ensure the constant service of all systems that we maintain, our key goal is zero disruption for all properties that we maintain.
Our experienced electrical maintenance department has been established for over 30 years. We offer electrical upgrades, safe isolations and shut downs, fault finding and repairs, as well as 24/7 emergency response call out and monitoring. We can help design, develop, and monitor electrical systems to ensure maximum energy efficiency for our clients. All of our maintenance works are undertaken in-house.
All in one data services, fire alarm, and security design and installation
With NSI Gold certification our ELV department is able to design, install, and maintain all manner of security, CCTV, and access control systems. Established in 2002, our team works closely with a number of housing trusts, theatres, hotels, retailers and high end residential properties to ensure their evolving needs are always met and one-off inspections and reports keep their building secure, comfortable, and operational.
Our data cabling team can advise and install various types of cabling including Cat5e, Cat6, and fibre optic network cables. Our team approaches all their jobs professionally and systematically, whether a building needs a single network port or a complete rewire. Our ELV team also specialises in the design, integration and installation of audio visual equipment and integrated reception systems.
In house builderswork and small works capability
Our in-house construction team supports all of our departments by undertaking the builderswork requirements for all of their works. By keeping these tasks within our team we are able to offer lower costs and improved co-ordination to our clients. Our services first approach to construction allows us to better design schemes and layouts for future maintenance and operability.
Our building fabric teams also provide a single source solution to our clients’ estate requirements, with specialist departments who take of their installation needs, building modifications and alterations, joinery repairs and installation, decorating, roofing, and drainage. Our combined approach ensures greater efficiency in time on site, cost and effort across all joint construction projects.
"I have to say that East West Connect have been an excellent principal contractor to work with. Mark Lapthorn has been consistently excellent in driving a significant and complex MEP programme of works."
Barry Igoe, Royal Household
"East West Connect have brought the passion and personal commitment of an SME to a large complex project whilst delivering with a high level of professionalism that comes from a large seasoned main contractor."
Angus Duguid, Capita
"We count ourselves lucky to be able to count on East West Connect as a partner contractor. They are proactive where possible and responsive where needed. They are always ready and available to help."
Rob Hardy, Catalyst
"We were very happy with the installation. We enjoyed working with East West Connect very much, particularly due to your flexibility."
Masaaki Miyaki, Takenaka
"East West Connect were very accommodating with the client and myself, they went over and above what we would expect a contractor to do."
Darren Feldman, University of Sussex
"We were happy with the overall standard of workmanship, and communication was good in all areas."
Steve Cooper, Donban
"East West Connect's collaborative ‘can do’ attitude and ability to integrate into an existing project structure has made them our go to contractor for heritage projects in the South East."
Trevor Marrs, Shepley Engineers
"The manner in which the works were undertaken must be applauded; the engineering staff went above and beyond requirements"
Brendan Keilthy, McGee
“East West Connect have brought value to the project by offering both development to the engineered solutions, and cost and time savings."
Mark Vaughan, City of Westminster Council
“East West Connect approached this project in a refreshingly energetic way, developing a selection of innovative solutions."
Gavin Sturrock, Frankham
“From conception East West Connect offered a fresh approach to engage with and managing the multiple stakeholders within the National Theatre."
Kieron Lillis, National Theatre
“It was a very busy time for us and East West Connect played an important part in ensuring we were ready for the club opening."
Mary Whittaker, House of St Barnabas
“I have found East West Connect's staff to be knowledgeable and enthusiastic and often prepared to go that extra mile."
Mark Parsons, Harrow School
“East West Connect have some amazing, energetic, talented, passionate people, they are a dynamic M&E contractor that I have enjoyed working with."
Barbara Welch, Royal Household
“East West Connect and their directors have always provided a proactive and cooperative service in a non confrontational manner."
John Knight, Knight Harwood
“I have no hesitation in recommending East West Connect as they provide a first rate service and are non-confrontational when it comes to resolving problems at site level."
Paul Mott, MTT
“The quality of their reporting is good, and we appreciate the format that they are presented in."
Adam Stubbs, Royal Household
"East West Connect has shown they have the expertise and capacity to help us deliver our contracts to the highest standards of quality expected by both ourselves and our clients."
Tom O’Toole, TTP
"I was extremely satisfied with the service provided by East West Connect, their reporting and validations were very thorough."
Tom Campbell, The ICA
"The standard of workmanship was really good. It was clean, neat, and tidy with good quality finishes. The setting out had been thought through."
Mark Smith, GMS Engineering
"I am very happy with East West Connect's safety and quality controls and standards."
Masaaki Miyake, Takenake
"East West Connect are proactive, engaged and solutions driven - the contractor proposals are well thought-out technically and bring benefit to the delivery."
Mark Spence, Sir Robert McAlpine
Case studies and information about some of our in progress and completed projects.
Our videos from previous projects, our design innovations, and collaborative productions with our trusted supply chain show off the best of our company. We are very proud of the works that we have undertaken and we are pleased to be able to offer video flythroughs where possible.
Through both our completed and in progress projects we aim to showcase the quality of our installation, and the thoroughness of our management system.
We’re always creating and adding new videos so be sure to check back frequently.
Our Latest News
A review by the Royal Household of their recent services infrastructure project which forms part of the Buckingham Palace Reservicing Programme.
This January we will be remembering John O’Hanlon’s 7th Anniversary on the 7th January and Paul FitzGerald’s 2nd Anniversary on the 13th Janu...