News

Welcome to the news page where we will keep you informed of the latest developments plus new projects, movers and shakers and our statistics on issues such as employment, training and quality.

Busy Bees Day Nurseries – Darlington & Wansbeck

Posted on Thursday, November 25th, 2021

We continue our strong relationship with Trios Group by securing two Busy Bees nurseries.

Our works will include replacement LED lighting and sanitaryware, and will be completed ‘out of hours’ as the nurseries will be operational throughout the refurbishment.

Busy Bees Day Nurseries is the UK’s largest nursery group, with over 379 nurseries across England, Scotland and Wales.  Busy Bees was founded in 1983 and subsequently acquired nursery chains including, Bush Babies, Leapfrog, Kids 1st, Just Learning, Kindercare, Tibbitots and Caring Day Care.

Works commenced November 2021 and will be completed December 2021.

98 New Build Houses, Hallgate Lane, Pilsley, Chesterfield

Posted on Saturday, September 25th, 2021

We continue our strong relationship with Caddick Construction by securing another project working alongside them on this new development.

The new build development is of 98 traditional constructed new homes with a mixture of detached, semi-detached, townhouses and bungalow properties with a mixture of 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms.

The developer Forge New Homes is backed by five leading housing associations – Great Places Housing Group, Yorkshire Housing, Together Housing, South Yorkshire Housing Association and the Guinness Partnership.  These housing associations own and manage 150,000 homes across the country.

Works commenced September 2021 and will be completed next year.

CVS Classic House, Lanchester, Durham

Posted on Friday, August 20th, 2021

We continue our strong relationship with Trios Group by securing another project working alongside them at CVS Classic House, Durham.

CVS Group plc owns over 500 veterinary surgeries throughout the UK, Netherlands and Republic of Ireland.  It operates four laboratories performing diagnostic services for the veterinary industry and seven pet crematoria. The Group also operates an online dispensary selling medicines, pet food and other animal related products.

Our electrical and mechanical installation works include – above ground drainage, domestic hot and cold water services, ventilation, heating & cooling, clinical gases, sanitaryware, LV distribution & Containment, small power, data wiring & cabinet, general & emergency lighting, fire detection system, intruder alarm, CCTV, vehicle charging points and earthing & bonding.

Works commenced August 2021 and completed early next year.

Stonebridge Mills, Leeds

Posted on Friday, May 28th, 2021

We are delighted to have secured the above development working alongside Caddick Construction.

The project comprises the design and construction of 82 new contemporary-designed houses and the conversion of the existing mill building and cottages into 30 houses.

The developers Rushbond Plc who are restoring the Mill which dates back to 1805 and supported the Leeds textile industry.  Stonebridge Mills is steeped in history, and will now offer a wonderful opportunity to provide much needed new family homes with new public parkland and nature areas created.

Works commenced May 2021 and will be completed next year.

COVID-19

Posted on Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Hope you’re all fit and well, what an absolute terrible start to the year we’ve all had, we hope you’re on track to getting back to some kind of normality.

With a lot of guidance and safety measures put into place, Tricon have been fortunate to have been able to work through the lockdown period both in the office and on site.

On site we adhered to the safety procedures laid down by the main contractors, and the advice from the Government and the Construction Leadership Council.

We have a well ventilated office, each employee has their own 2 metre space, some employees decided to work from home, we carry out regular risk assessments, had training in Covid-19 Pandemic Awareness Course, installed sanitising stations, changed our taps to automatic, and keeping both office and site staff completely up to date with news and updates.

We are looking forward to the future, and hopeful the Construction Industry will get back to normal, and wish you luck for the future.

Regents Terrace & Hedley Chase, Leeds – For St. Georges Crypt

Posted on Monday, June 8th, 2020

We continue our strong relationship with Vistry Partnerships by securing the electrical and mechanical installation works at both Regents Terrace and Hedley Chase.

St. Georges Crypt are a charity in the City of Leeds, working with the homeless, the vulnerable and those suffering from addiction.

Regents House is a home for alcohol dependent gentlemen. The 24/7 staff support the residents and allows for a tailored support plan to enable the residents to move to appropriate tenancies and become self-sufficient. Regent House works in close partnership with various agencies across Leeds to deliver the support required for this group of people.

The old home at Regent Terrace has been demolished and rebuilt into 14 self-contained flats. This positive experience of self-reliance in their own flat, coupled with the onsite member of staff to support and help in any way will make it easier for the residents to cope with life in their own tenancy once they are ready to move on.

Works commenced January 2019 and completed September 2019.

The project won Architects Brewster Bye and Vistry Partnerships the residential award in Yorkshire and Humber in the RICS Social Impact Awards.

After the success of Regents Terrace, we are now on site at Hedley Chase, this project consists of 24 No. 1 and 2 bedroom self-contained apartments and benefit from the provision of communal facilities, office, workshop and landscaped grounds will provide private outside space for residents to enjoy.

The site is part of the St. George’s Crypt initiative to provide good quality housing across the City of Leeds.

Works commence June 2020.

Our electrical and mechanical installation works for both Projects include – LV distribution, small power, internal, external and emergency lighting, fire alarm, CCTV, data wiring, door access control, lightning protection, photovoltaic installation, television, telephone wiring, hot & cold water services, new water supplies, ventilation, sanitaryware, thermal insulation, chlorination and above ground drainage, heat pump, radiators and showers.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US

Posted on Thursday, June 20th, 2019

We are delighted to be celebrating our 25th Anniversary.

What an amazing 25 years it’s been, Steve and I started the business after the demise of Hall Electrical Ltd, and with our knowledge, commitment and determination created something special in Tricon Services Ltd.

Our Tricon journey started trading on the 20th June 1994 and we’ve never looked back, as the years have passed our little family of staff has grown and remained and are mostly all long servers, most with more than 15 years service, so we’d like to thank each and everyone one of you for been with ‘Team Tricon’

We’ve thrived, flourished and survived over the years despite the wider economic picture, so thank you also to our loyal customers and client’s, our key been always doing the extra mile for success and happiness.

We are as proud as punch to be celebrating, and here’s to another 25!

Just for fun, some other interesting stuff that happened in 1994 !!

  • John Major was the UK’s Prime Minister.
  • Wet, Wet, Wet’s, Love Is All Around was No 1 in the UK’s Singles Chart.
  • Brazil won the World Cup, they won it on penalties against Italy, Baggio missed his.
  • Wimbledon – Pete Sampras won the men’s and Conchita Martinez won the women’s singles.

60 Unit Extra Care, Winchester Avenue, Grimsby

Posted on Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

We are delighted to have been awarded the mechanical and electrical installation works working alongside Esh Build.

The new scheme will initially provide 60 extra care apartments in Grimsby as part of a wider partnership to deliver 300 extra care apartments.

The development is being delivered by Morgan Ashley, NHS North East Lincolnshire CCG and Living+, part of the Places for People Group.  The scheme will provide much needed accommodation to address the needs of elderly people in Grimsby.

Extra care housing supports elderly people to live safely and independently with easy access to social activities, in the knowledge that care is at hand when required.

Our mechanical and electrical works will include – external  gas & MCW, main plant equipment, internal gas services, domestic hot & cold water services, heating systems, underfloor heating, heat interface units, heated air curtain, ventilation, air conditioning, automatic controls, sanitaryware & above ground drainage, AOV’s/smoke & natural vent, sprinkler system & dry risers, water treatment, thermal insulation, mains & sub-mains, lighting, small power, fire alarm, disabled refuge, TV/digital free-view & satellite, mechanical services wiring, Tunstall Basic, lightning protection & surge protection, earthing & bonding, AOV wiring, magnetic hold backs to communal doors, free swing door closers, security system – CCTV, electrical car charging point, induction loops, containment, telephone & data cabling, GURU metering, generator connections for mobile unit, , testing & commissioning.

Our work will commence summer 2019.

Brinsworth Academy – Rotherham

Posted on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

We are happy to have been awarded the mechanical and electrical installation works working alongside Strategic Team Group.

The works comprise the replacement of dilapidated buildings, and our works will include –

Electrical – removal of existing services, electric supply, MCCB Panel, earthing, surge protection, LV Distribution & Isolators, lighting, small power, containment, incoming telecom & data and fire & intruder alarm.

Mechanical – strip out works, comfort cooling, ventilation, LPHW heating, auto controls and thermal insulation.

Our work will start in May 2019.

Delamere Residential & Treatment Centre, Forest Road, Cuddington – (Martha’s Barn)

Posted on Monday, April 15th, 2019

We are delighted to have been awarded the electrical installation works working alongside Triton Construction Ltd.

The works comprise of a new build construction of a private residential and treatment centre with a 2 storey accommodation block and a single storey treatment and administration block.

Our electrical installation works include – external services – L&P, LV distribution & containment, power, earthing & bonding, heaters, lighting, fire alarm, intruder alarm, CCTV, access control, lightning protection, telephone / data, RF cabling, disabled alarm facilities, disabled refuge, background music & AV.

Our work will start in April to be completed by November 2019.

News from the Health and Safety Executive

Worker injured after being struck by fencing panels

Monday July 9th, 2018 04:02:11 PM

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A security fencing manufacturing company has been fined after a worker sustained significant injuries on site.

Director jailed after Hoddesdon explosion led to death of two brothers

Monday July 9th, 2018 03:44:35 PM

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Simon Thomerson has been sentenced to 8 months in custody after pleading guilty to a health and safety breach that resulted in the death of two brothers.

Speciality Gas company fined after employee overcome by fumes

Friday July 6th, 2018 01:51:37 PM

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A Speciality Gas Company from the Midlands has been fined after an employee was overcome by vapour whilst disposing of redundant gas bottles.

Manufacturing company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Friday July 6th, 2018 09:52:26 AM

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A company which manufactures wooden trusses has been fined after a worker sustained crush injuries.

Manufacturing company fined after worker suffers crush injuries

Friday July 6th, 2018 09:52:26 AM

HSE
A company which manufactures wooden trusses has been fined after a worker sustained crush injuries.

HSE releases annual workplace fatality figures

Wednesday July 4th, 2018 08:30:17 AM

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2017/18, as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, in 2016.