In Summary Chester Zoo Holding Areas – New combined MEP installation

System Electrical group secured this project with McPhillips (Wellington) Ltd for the supply, installation and commissioning of a new mechanical and electrical installation to this new development at Chester Zoo.

The holding areas, is a new facility adjacent to the main site of the zoo and provides temporary behind the scenes habitats for recovery, quarantining or whilst other housings are being refurbished / re-developed.

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Scope of works

  • New distribution system including 1800 Amp main distribution panel, section boards and final distribution boards
  • 900 kVA back-up generator system
  • Site wide Cold Water service pipe installation
  • Site wide fire hydrant installation
  • Installation of new cable containment systems
  • New lighting scheme to the development
  • Installation of small power across the site
  • Installation of Ventilation systems & electric heating to animal habitats
  • Fire alarm systems with site wide Nimbus monitoring
  • Test, certification and commission
  • Production of as installed drawings, operation & maintenance manuals