Electrical Services

The electrical services team manages the University’s electrical systems, from the 11000v supplies to the three pin sockets on the walls, and the operation and maintenance of all fixed electrical installations, as set out in the Estates Standing Orders and in accordance with Safety Office Policy Statement S4/10 – Working Safely with Electricity.

The team’s work comprises:

  • Reactive maintenance – repairing equipment when it breaks
  • Planned preventative maintenance – carried out at periodic intervals
  • Testing and inspection –statutory testing of electrical systems
  • Replacement and upgrading of electrical systems

It also supports the delivery of building services by the Capital Projects team, via input on design and installation during the construction phase, and supports the Environmental Sustainability team in the delivery of carbon savings.

Need help?

  • Click here to request a repair to an electrical system or to report a fault.

Contact Rob Gregg, Acting Principal Electrical Engineer

  • For advice and guidance on alterations and additions to fixed electrical systems, up to and including the socket outlet.
  • For advice on all aspects of lighting and lighting control for both internal and external lighting, including maximization of energy efficiency and carbon reduction.
  • All electrical systems work must be carried out in accordance with the Estates Services Code of Practice Electrical Safety of Low Voltage Systems (223kb)  and comply with the current edition of the M&E Design Philosophy.
  • Only Estates Services approved electrical contractors are authorised to carry out any work on the University’s fixed electrical systems.

For more information on the full remit of the Electrical Services team in managing the University’s buildings, see About Us.