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Wembley Park Energy Centre, England

Wembley Park Energy Centre, England

    • CLIENT:
    • Quintain
    • MAIN CONTRACTOR:
    • John Sisk & Son
    • CONSULTANT:
    • Rambol
    • PROJECT:
    • E03 Canada Gardens
    • VALUE:
    • £10m
    • SECTOR:
    • Power Generation
    • LOCATION:
    • Wembley, UK

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Kirby was appointed as the main mechanical and electrical contractor for Wembley Energy Centre. This energy centre is responsible for the distribution of heating to approximately 7,000 new homes.

Kirby successfully managed the installation of key plant for this facility including 2 number 75,000 litre thermal stores, 3 number 9 MW boilers to assist with heating distribution, 2 number 1.5 MW CHP engines, 75-meter-high flue riser with 6 number flues which were prefabricated off-site along with all associated ancillary equipment. Once heating requirements are satisfied site wide, the CHP engines export electricity back onto the national grid.

Kirby engaged in preconstrution co-ordination analysis and implemented Building Information Modelling (BIM) which ensured the project was successfully delivered on time.

SCOPE OF WORK

Kirby was responsible for the installation and commissioning of all mechanical and electrical services.

The electrical systems installed by Kirby included:

• MV Distribution
• LV Distribution
• Generator (connection outlet for resilience)
• General & Emergency Lighting
• General Service Power
• Mechanical Plant Service Power
• Fire Detection and Alarm
• Access Control, Intruder & CCTV
• Earthing and Bonding
• Voice and Data Distribution
• EMS
• Profibus
• Scada

The mechanical systems installed by Kirby included:

• Chilled Water
• Low Temperature Hot Water
• Supply and Extract Ventilation Distribution
• Fire Suppression
• BMS
• Gas
• Domestic Water Services

Installed plant items included 3 no. 9MW boilers, 2 no. 1.5MW CHP engines, 2 no. 75,000 litre thermal stores, fuel bulk storage tanks, urea tanks, expansion vessels, system pumps up to 50kW, lagging and cladding.