Telecommunications


Satellite Uplink Teleport Infrastructure Upgrade, Bedford

The aim of the project was to increase the resilience of the electrical and mechanical systems by the provision of duplicate sub stations, generators, UPS units, raw mains and protected power supplies as well as automatic changeover controls, BMS and mimic diagrams. The complete project was carried out whilst maintaining the Teleport in continuous operation. ION Consulting Engineers were the Lead Consultant, Designer and Contract Administrator for the contract and undertook the initial feasibility study.


Telecoms Hub Newman Street, London - Replacement Generators and Air Conditioning

Replacement of the existing air conditioning system and standby generation within a live hub handling the linkage of hundreds of TV stations with London's iconic Telecom Tower. The complete installation was carried out whilst the building remained in full operation and was fully designed and managed by ION.


Satellite TV Studios and Control Centre, Chalfont - Resilience Upgrade

Provision of dual chain power supplies, UPS units, generators and sub stations within a live studio and transmission site. The works were carried out over 50 phases whilst the client continued to transmit high rating live programmes across the world. ION Consulting Engineers were the Lead Consultant, Designer and Contract Administrator for the contract and undertook the initial feasibility study.