Yorkshire Company Delivers New Concept Superstores For Kiddicare

A Bradford contracting, manufacturing and shopfitting company PEC is working with Morrisons-owned baby specialist retailer Kiddicare on its network of new superstores which deliver “more than just a shopping experience” for parents. PEC has worked closely with the client team to turn the new design concept into stores which make a strong statement about Kiddicare’s brand values and customer-focused approach to retailing. PEC’s contract to carry out the full internal fit-out of six stores to date has required an eight week turnaround on each property, from empty shell to final finish. Kiddicare started as a family-run retailer, building a reputation…

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Growing Trend For Custom-Built Exhibition Stands Boosts Business

A growing trend for custom-built exhibition stands with the wow factor has boosted business at a contracting, manufacturing and shopfitting firm based in the North of England. Bradford-based PEC has seen an increase in the number of contracts carried out for customers who are investing more of their marketing budget to create impressive stands at international trade and consumer exhibitions. Managing director Sohan Panesar said: “We’ve seen a real increase in the number of enquiries from companies wanting to take their products to exhibitions and make a splash with a booth which can help them stand out from the crowd….

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Bradford’s PEC Flies High With First Aviation Sector Contracts

Bradford contracting, manufacturing and shopfitting company PEC has carried out refurbishment work at Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA). The landside and airside contracts are the first PEC has undertaken in the aviation sector. PEC has refurbished three landside units to create offices and crew rooms for Monarch Airlines, which last month established Leeds Bradford as its sixth UK base with the commencement of its summer scheduled operation. Working closely with LBA’s team and nominated electrical and air-conditioning contractors, PEC carried out the internal works and supplied joinery and worktops designed and made at its Bradford manufacturing division. A second contract to…

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Cost-Saving Refurbishment At NHS Meridian House

Refurbishment and re-modelling work at a mental health centre in Keighley, West Yorkshire has been carried out by Bradford contracting, manufacturing and shopfitting company PEC. Airewharfe Community Mental Health Centre is based in Meridian House on Bradford Road. The refurbishment aimed to upgrade the facilities used by the centre, where sound transfer between meeting rooms was a problem. As principal contractor PEC managed all the works on site, installing new flooring in the clinical waste rooms, soundproofing insulation above the ceilings, new doors and frames, and specialist plumbing equipment, as well re-configuring layouts to create more interview rooms. The team…

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Yorkshire Contractor PEC Secures Retail And Commercial Projects Worth £5M

Yorkshire contracting, manufacturing and shopfitting company PEC has boosted its order book for 2013 with nationwide contracts worth £5m. With budgets squeezed and developers wanting more from their contractors for less, the Bradford-based company is emerging from the recession with a record number of projects after completing a busy few years expanding into new sectors. “Despite the gloomy news from the high street, we have noticed many retailers are investing in their in-store customer experience by upgrading facilities for shoppers. There’s also rising demand from healthcare organisations, as many health services move out of traditional medical centres to community-based and…

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Yorkshire Contractor PEC Secures Retail And Commercial Projects Worth £5M

Yorkshire contracting, manufacturing and shopfitting company PEC has boosted its order book for 2013 with nationwide contracts worth £5m. With budgets squeezed and developers wanting more from their contractors for less, the Bradford-based company is emerging from the recession with a record number of projects after completing a busy few years expanding into new sectors. “Despite the gloomy news from the high street, we have noticed many retailers are investing in their in-store customer experience by upgrading facilities for shoppers. There’s also rising demand from healthcare organisations, as many health services move out of traditional medical centres to community-based and…

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Caring Hearts To Attend Valentine-Themed Ball

Over 300 people have booked to attend a Valentine-themed charity ball on Friday 15 February. The sold-out spectacular is the finale to a Bradford company’s campaign to raise funds for the Cardiac Unit at Bradford Royal Infirmary. The ball, hosted by Bradford-based contracting, manufacturing and shopfitting business PEC, marks the end of a year of extraordinary fundraising events which has seen staff, clients and suppliers sky-diving, swimming with sharks, climbing the Yorkshire Three Peaks and running the Bradford 10k. PEC’s managing director Sohan Panesar said: “Everyone has pushed themselves to their limit this year, and we are grateful for all…

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Bradford Hospital Ward Refurbishment Wins Best Interior Design Award

A landmark initiative to improve and enhance wards at Bradford Royal Infirmary has scooped the title of Best Interior Design at the annual Building Better Healthcare Awards, announced earlier this month. The team responsible for the project includes Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, principle contractor Bradford-based PEC, Andy Edwards Design, Big Studio Glass Design, and New Vision Signs & Graphics. The now nationally acclaimed ‘Enhancing the Healing Environment’ project was the largest refurbishment of its kind for patients with dementia in an NHS hospital and saw the Foundation Trust invest more than £450,000, with a further £50,000 awarded from…

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PEC Bucks Trend To Grow Workforce

Contracting, manufacturing and shopfitting firm PEC has enjoyed a busy first half of the year, winning new contracts worth £3m with global clients, opening a London office, and increasing the workforce by 20 per cent. Projects for one of Europe’s leading parking companies Q-Park in London and Yorkshire, marketing agency Momentum UK in Barcelona and Sweden, and Leeds-based Range Rover tuner Overfinch have taken PEC teams around the world, and meant additional staff have been recruited for on-going contracts with the likes of Majestic Wines, Homebase, Directorbank, Yorkshire restaurateurs Lahore and Aagrah, as well as Bradford College, Broadgate Primary School,…

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Bradford Company Bosses To Face Tough Challenges For Charity

Bosses at Bradford-based contracting, manufacturing and shopfitting firm PEC have announced a bold schedule of fundraising stunts involving planes, sharks and mountains to raise money for the Cardiac Unit for Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Over the coming year, PEC managing director Sohan Panesar plans to lead his colleagues in a daring campaign aimed at securing £40,000 for the Cardiac Unit. The stunts kick off with tandem skydiving on Sunday 22 July at Hibaldstow Airfield in North Lincolnshire. Sohan and Phil Weatherill, of David Weatherill Architects, will jump harnessed to the front of a fully qualified parachuting instructor from…

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