• Julie Wheeler


The leisure sector covers many types of building environments from stadiums and museums through to hotels and resorts. We have mechanical and electrical installation and technical maintenance expertise in all these areas. Click on the relevant number above to access the case studies identified within the table:

2.   Emirates Stadium, Sir Robert McAlpine
3.   Center Parcs, Clegg Construction
4.   Airspace Project, Imperial War Museum
5.   Uxbridge Lido, London Borough of Hillingdon
6.   Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane, Intercontinental Hotels Group
7.   Brockholes Wetland Centre, Mansells
8.   Hilton Hotel, J Sisk and Son
9.   Lancashire County Cricket Club, Morgan Sindall
10. London 2012 Olympics

Emirates Stadium

Sir Robert McAlpine

Emirates Stadium in Islington, North London, is the spectacular 60,000 capacity home of Arsenal Football Club.  It is the third-largest football stadium in England after Wembley and Old Trafford.  It boasts no less than 152 executive suites and has played host to some of the biggest names in world football, along with frequent music concerts.

During the stadium build, we were responsible for the co-ordination and installation of the electrical services including package substations, stand-by generators, high and low voltage distribution system, general and emergency lighting and power, containment systems for data cabling, fire alarms, CCTV and outside broadcast facilities.

Center Parcs

Clegg Construction Ltd

Center Parcs’ Holiday Village at Elveden, Wiltshire offers holidaymakers a range of amenities, including a nine-hole golf course, spa, cycle centre, sports plaza and a village square.

The complex was re-built in 2002 following a fire which burnt the Village to the ground. The company mobilised quickly to select and appoint a team of designers and contractors to set about the rebuild. We were selected for the installation of the mechanical and electrical engineering services throughout the complex.  These included lighting, power, external lighting, CCTV, security system, fire alarm, IT cabling, ventilation system, solar and low pressure hot water heating.

Airspace Project

Imperial War Museum

The Imperial War Museum, Duxford, is the centre for British aviation heritage.  It is also home to the £24 million Airspace project.  With a 10,000m² exhibition area, Airspace is one of the world’s largest displays of aviation heritage and features 30 classic British and Commonwealth aircraft, a number of which are suspended from the roof.

As the mechanical and electrical engineering services contractor, we worked as part of the project team to value engineer the scheme within the client’s budget.  A Trend Building Management System was installed to provide full user-control of the installation.  We also provided the low pressure hot water heating, supply and extract ventilation, air conditioning and dehumidification, public health services, lighting and power, fire alarm and CCTV.

Uxbridge Lido

London Borough of Hillingdon

Uxbridge Lido, also known as Hillingdon Sport and Leisure Complex, is an indoor and outdoor swimming and sports centre with a 50m cold water outdoor pool as its showpiece.  Following a restoration project, it reopened in 2012 and was used as a training facility ahead of the Olympic Games.

We were contracted to carry out the installation of all the mechanical and electrical services on the project.  This included the restoration of the existing Grade II outdoor pool, together with the construction of a new state-art-the-art building housing an indoor pool.  It also included a health and fitness suite, community sports hall, changing facilities, café and crèche.

Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane

Intercontinental Hotels Group

The Intercontinental Hotel on Park Lane in Mayfair is one of the most prestigious in London. The hotel is world renowned for its five star accommodation and service.  The project consisted of the refurbishment of 447 guest rooms including standard, superior, general and suites including two spa suites, six major suites and a VIP lounge.

We undertook the complete electrical and mechanical services and public health installations  to all rooms, which included lighting, power, external lighting, CCTV, security system, fire alarm, IT cabling, ventilation system, solar and low pressure hot water heating. The package also included speciality services such as television, audio visual and Internet.

Brockholes Wetland Centre


Brockholes Wetland Centre is a carbon neutral floating venue, situated within a lake created from  a disused quarry near Preston.  Owned and managed by The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside, the centre opened in April 2011 and has won many prestigious awards for a wide range of areas from architectural design to sustainability.

We delivered the mechanical and electrical works on the thermally efficient facility, which included distribution, internal and external lighting, induction loop, fire alarms, intruder alarms, CCTV, ventilation system, biomass boiler and photovoltaic solution.

Hilton Hotel

J Sisk & Son

The Hilton Hotel in Wembley is a 361 bedroom four star hotel that interlinks with a 660 room student accommodation complex and multiple retail and residential units.  The hotel also offers swimming pool and gym facilities, restaurants and bars, a ballroom and a distinctive feature reception.

We were engaged to undertake the detailed design and installation of the electrical services for the complex, which included high and low voltage distribution, lighting control, emergency lighting and automatic monitoring system, small power, CCTV, door access systems, fire alarms and structured cabling.

Lancashire County Cricket Club

Morgan Sindall

The Point is Lancashire County Cricket Club’s £12 million conference and events centre at Old Trafford. Purpose-built to a high specification and incorporating a range of environmental innovations, The Point is a state-of-the-art venue with a capacity for up to 1000 seated guests with excellent views of the famous Old Trafford pitch.

As part of the centre’s construction, we delivered mechanical and electrical services which included lighting, power, external lighting, CCTV, security system, fire alarm, IT cabling, ventilation system, solar and low pressure hot water heating, above ground drainage and rainwater recycling.

London 2012 Olympics

Imtech were responsible for the installation of various technical services across the five main venues on the Olympic site including; lighting up the Velodrome in high definition, providing heating and cooling systems at the main Stadium and ensuring back-up power systems for worldwide television broadcasting equipment were in place at the Aquatics Centre.

We also delivered a meticulously planned 24/7 maintenance regime throughout the duration of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The on-site team comprised of key individuals that were involved in the design, installation and commissioning of the services, supported by mobile maintenance engineers, fully conversant with the technical systems in place.