Work completed in time for COVID-19 vaccination centre
04 Feb 2021

SWG M&E Ltd is pleased to have had a helping hand in getting vulnerable people across Mid Wales vaccinated against COVID-19.

We were instructed to install heaters and make various adaptations to the Royal Welsh Showground’s Green Pavilion building for it to be used as a COVID-19 vaccine facility.

With two weeks from tender to completion, our workforce supplied and installed ten high level infrared heaters and low-level heaters with associated cabling.

3 Phase Distribution

Heaters were installed at height and can be controlled by programmable switches to minimise wasted energy and keep running costs low. The installation of local control to each section of the building provides automatic operation and boost function for extended hours of work whilst vaccinations are administered to those in national priority groups.

Infrared heaters provide direct heat to those in the room as opposed to heating the space around them, delivering a more efficient way of heating large spaces with multiple occupants in this scenario.

SWG M&E Ltd also supplied and installed MCBs, isolator switching and control via thermostats, plus the installation of a sub-meter to monitor the energy consumption during use.

Extra circuits were installed and supplied from the 3-phase distribution board, and an upgraded submain supply was installed. The new installation was inspected, tested and commissioned by our Electrical team.

The appointment-only facility at the Showground in Builth Wells opened on time for Powys Teaching Health Board to begin the vaccination rollout programme and send out invitation letters to residents. 

We are thrilled to have been able to complete this work and help in some way in the fight against Coronavirus