Published on March 13, 2014
DUNBAR & BOARDMAN ARE EUROPE’S LEADING INDEPENDENT ELEVATOR, ESCALATOR AND ACCESS CONSULTANCY FIRM. WE OFFER A COMPREHENSIVE RANGE OF SERVICES TARGETED AT THE MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE AND GOODS IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT.
Founded in 1981 Dunbar & Boardman has thirty years of experience in developing and delivering lift, escalator and access solutions for the built environment. Our engineers are experienced in dealing with the particular challenges of high-rise buildings, we work with architects and apply our knowledge of the latest innovations and advances in the lift industry to help make cutting edge architecture possible. We ensure environmentally sound, economical and sustainable systems are utilised. Maintaining the highest levels of usability with a practical approach to passenger needs and behaviour including compliance with the latest codes and standards. Development of effective emergency evacuation and fire strategies. The practice is committed to the observance of National and International standards (BSS, EN) and statutes (HSW, EC) and we have membership of the BSI. Dunbar and Boardman also provide Maintenance Management service for buildings, a facility that many of our long term clients employ. This service assures clients of a reliable performance of the equipment, legislative compliance and quality assurance for all vertical transport including access equipment and Building Maintenance Units (BMUs). Our principal office in the City of London with smaller offices throughout the UK and Ireland. In 2008 we also set up offices in Bahrain and in 2009 Qatar to service the increasing number of projects across the Arabian Gulf. Over the next five years continuing growth will enable the opening of an Asia Pacific regional office in Sydney. Head Office: London 91-93 Great Eastern Street London EC2A 3HZ T +44 (0) 20 7739 5093 F +44 (0) 20 7739 5403 Other UK Offices located:- Birmingham Bristol Bishop Stortford Cardiff Cirencester Dublin Edinburgh Leeds Newcastle-upon- Tyne Sheffield Warrington Wellingborough Arabian Gulf Offices: Manama, Bahrain Doha, Qatar Dubai www.dunbarboardman.com
SURVEYS & REPORTS Acquisition & Condition Surveys Dilapidation Surveys A detailed, objective survey of existing equipment, Schedules of dilapidation Scott schedules Detail Health & Safety at Work reports, Code of Practice and current standards requirements. Technical identification of elevator failure, Performance evaluation of existing installations Advice on maintenance quality Advice on contractual issues Assessment of new and existing installations. EXPERT WITNESS Arbitration. Litigation Personal accidents Commercial NEW PROJECTS Concept & Planning Assistance Computerised Traffic Analysis Detailed Design BREAAM points reviews Builders work schedules Detailed site specific specifications Services co-ordination. Site Monitoring Commissioning Witnessed testing REFURBISHMENT Appraise existing equipment Assess required H&S improvements Review potential energy efficiency improvements Report on options Review methods for replacement Advise on life cycle costing. Propose schemes to meet budget and programme requirements. Design and Specify Undertake every aspect of the process, from survey to completion. SERVICES www.dunbarboardman.com
PROJECT MANAGEMENT Our clients can select the level of project management they prefer from our list of modular services Initial Survey (modernisations) Feasibility Study (new installations) Traffic Analysis Energy consumption comparisons Design reviews Design risk assessments Specification Preparation Issue to Tender Tender Analysis Contractor Interviews/audits Contract Agreement preparation Off Site Manufacturing Witnessing and Certification Site Visits and Meetings during installation Cost Control & Accounts Certification Witnessing of Commissioning Issuing of Defects Lists Checking as installed drawings and manuals End of Defects Liability Inspections Establishing post defects maintenance contracts MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT Control costs Improve operational standards, Improve quality Improve safety. Improve lift availability / reduce down time Production of varying types of contracts to meet Clients requirements. Establishing Partnering or Framework Agreements with Contractors Provide information for Building Management Reports ESCALATORS & PASSENGER CONVEYORS New construction Refurbishment and modernisation Survey and report Maintenance management services. CDM All of our Consultants are externally trained as CDM 2007 Coordinators www.dunbarboardman.com
ELEVATORS, ESCALATORS, MOVING WALKS, PLATFORM LIFTS The design of a building inevitably involves providing suitable provision for the movement of people and goods. One of the keys to the ultimate success of a project will be the application of the vertical transportation systems. Dunbar & Boardman is the market leader in this field providing support and advice to many individual and blue chip clients for over a thirty year period; services offered for new equipment include: DETAILED DESIGN: Developing the right system with the right number, size, speed and types of lifts to meet the users, residents, guests, staff and building management’s expectations will involve the use of the latest and most unique systems developed by the lift industry. From conception to completion for Design & Build, Property Management and conventional Architectural-lead schemes, the principal objective is the identification of the client’s prime requirements and to incorporate these by proper application of the technical, commercial, contractual and statutory factors. CONTRACT REVIEW Approved contractors are invited to submit firm proposals on the basis of competitive tendering against specification for both contractual and technical requirements. Offers are analysed and recommendations made. Contract negotiation meetings are organised and all details are documented with the minutes of each meeting circulated as requested by the client. TECHNICAL REVIEW Competing company’s are required to provide, on a standard format prepared and issued by Dunbar & Boardman as part of the tender enquiry, comprehensive technical and performance data relating to the product being offered. This information is used during the tender evaluation to confirm compliance with specification requirements. NEW EQUIPMENT www.dunbarboardman.com
PROJECT MANAGEMENT Procedures are established that define key dates and monitor performance accordingly. During the contract period, there will be regular meetings, as agreed and subject to the site requirements, the purpose is to review progress and confirm satisfactory performance on all aspects of the project. All meetings are formalised with minutes taken ensuring decisions and instructions are formally recorded and circulated. Inspections are made at the point of manufacture when the producer or supplier is required to demonstrate that the product under inspection is in conformity with the specification and will be available for delivery as required by the programme of works. COMMISSIONING The satisfactory completion of any installation is demonstrated by the examinations and tests specified in BSS and performed by the installer at the commissioning of the work. The test is verified by conducting a detailed examination of the installed equipment and confirmation of the BSS Tests for and on behalf of the client. www.dunbarboardman.com
NEW EQUIPMENT Millennium Dome London 3 Bunhill Row London Ascot Racecourse United Kingdom Emirates Stadium London One Kingdom Square London Burj al Arab and Jumeirah Beach Hotels Dubai www.dunbarboardman.com
The services provided extend from the conducting of surveys and the presentation of reports through to the preparation of specifications, awarding of contracts, project management and final commissioning in respect of refurbishment and modernisation. SPECIFICATION: The company has developed a comprehensive series of ‘proven specifications’, providing value for money by utilising the latest technology and based on safety, quality, cost and equipment longevity selection criteria. The standards accommodate most applications and provide for variations and alternatives so as to be flexible over a wide range of customer performance requirements. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Any special customer requirements will be incorporated into the specification and or contractual documentation. NEW DEVELOPMENTS Specifications, revisions to codes of practice and relevant standards are constantly reviewed and where necessary updated and incorporated into the relevant specification as standard. We constantly look for innovative solutions to building problems, including technical solutions such as destination based control systems to improve traffic handling and reduce congestion and also process and procedures to limit the impact of a modernisation programme on the building and its users, such as ‘Stealth’ Modernisation, where the work is carried out at night and the lifts restored to service for the working day. REFURBISHMENT AND MODERNISATION www.dunbarboardman.com
AESTHETICS & FINISHES The control of architectural and aesthetic design will be by specification following consultation with the Client and or the Design Team. The specification of materials and finishes will be an aspect of the final specification. Refurbishment & Modernisation optional features include: •Survey •Specification •Contract Review •Technical Review •Project Management •Commissioning •Defects Liability Period •After Sales Service (Maintenance Management) CDM (CONSTRUCTION DESIGN & MANAGEMENT) REGULATIONS The firm can undertake the role of Planning Coordinator (Planning Supervisor) in the context of CDM regulations. – This service also applies to New Equipment and any project lasting more than 30 days or 500 person-days on a particular site. www.dunbarboardman.com
www.dunbarboardman.com SPECIAL PROJECTS Blackpool Tower Blackpool 71 Fenchurch Street London 2 Kingdom Street London 2 Bunhill Row London Millenium Bridge London Austin Reed Retail Outlet London
REFURBISHMENT AND MODERNISATION: Harrods Department Store London Selfridges Department Store London JP Morgan London Wall London Austin Reed Retail Outlet London Harvey Nichols Department Store London John Lewis Department Store London Lloyds Chambers London One Angel Court London www.dunbarboardman.com
The Access division of Dunbar & Boardman was formed in 1993 and currently offers consultancy to numerous commercial clients throughout the World. DETAILED DESIGN: Developing the right system with the right number, size and types equipment to meet the needs of the building involving the use of the latest and most unique systems developed by the industry. From conception to completion for Design & Build, Property Management and conventional Architectural-lead schemes, the principal objective is the identification of the client’s prime requirements and to incorporate these by proper application of the technical, commercial, contractual and statutory factors. This will include Façade maintenance/replacement as well as cleaning. CONTRACT REVIEW Approved contractors are invited to submit firm proposals on the basis of competitive tendering against specification for both contractual and technical requirements. We consolidate all tender proposal information and the offers are analysed and recommendations made. Contract negotiation meetings are organised and all details are documented with the minutes of each meeting circulated as requested by the client. TECHNICAL REVIEW Competing company’s are required to provide, on a standard format prepared and issued by Dunbar & Boardman as part of the tender enquiry, comprehensive technical and performance data relating to the product being offered. This information is used during the tender evaluation to confirm compliance with specification requirements. FAÇADE ACCESS EQUIPMENT/BMUS www.dunbarboardman.com
PROJECT MANAGEMENT Procedures are established that define key dates and monitor performance accordingly. During the contract period, there will be regular meetings, as agreed and subject to the site requirements, the purpose is to review progress and confirm satisfactory performance on all aspects of the project. All meetings are formalised with minutes taken ensuring decisions and instructions are formally recorded and circulated. Inspections are made at the point of manufacture when the producer or supplier is required to demonstrate that the product under inspection is in conformity with the specification and will be available for delivery as required by the programme of works. COMMISSIONING The satisfactory completion of any installation is demonstrated by the examinations and tests specified in BSS and performed by the installer at the commissioning of the work. The test is verified by conducting a detailed examination of the installed equipment and confirmation of the BSS Tests for and on behalf of the client. In addition we also supply the same commercial review, survey, refurbishment and maintenance management functions on access equipment as provided on Vertical Transportation. www.dunbarboardman.com
FAÇADE ACCESS & BMU: Bahrain World Trade Center Manama One Kingdom Street London Lehman Brothers Building London www.dunbarboardman.com
We provide services to clients in relation to Commercial issues, including acting as an expert witness in both commercial and injury cases as well as technical reviews of existing schemes or Buildings to ensure they meet prospective clients needs and due diligence reports for the purchase of properties. Following the client’s initial brief conduct a complete survey of existing vertical transport or access equipment and formulate a schedule of dilapidation and a detailed Health & Safety at Work, Code of Practice and current standards requirements. The service also provides technical identification of equipment, failures performance and evaluation of existing installations, advice on maintenance quality and pertinent contractual issues. THE SERVICE CAN BE TAILORED TO SUIT INDIVIDUAL NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS - A SELECTION OF FEATURES INCORPORATED INTO EXISTING AGREEMENTS INCLUDE: • Budget information to enhance financial planning • Advice on essential Health & Safety at work requirements and planning. • Selection and management of specialist vendors to execute associated works. • Any works that are required outside the service agreement to be evaluated with any necessary recommendation. Quotations obtained and pricing evaluated. • Analysis of annual expenditure with review for improvement (performance & cost) • Provide advice and guidance on annual expenditure to meet Client Management Policy. COMMERCIAL REVIEW, DUE DILIGENCE, SURVEY AND REPORT www.dunbarboardman.com
• Advice relating to Statutory Inspections. • Standard costs for any non-contract works. • Management of Competitive Tendering process, evaluate and recommend • Project planning • Problem solving (Technical and Logistical) • Planned repair schedule Whilst it is preferable to be consulted from the concept of a particular vertical transportation scheme the company can advise at any stage, whether it be tender evaluation, supervising the installation programme or witness testing. We also provide technical reviews of installations about to be handed over to ensure that the equipment meets the design specification and all installation defects have been completed to the correct standards. www.dunbarboardman.com
COMMERCIAL REVIEW, DUE DILIGENCE, SURVEY AND REPORT: Lehman Brothers Building London Coeur Defense Paris HSBC Building Hong Kong Federation Tower Moscow Spinnaker Tower Portsmouth www.dunbarboardman.com
Some of the many benefits of this service include improved equipment reliability performance and legislative compliance - overall ‘peace of mind’. The aim is to undertake the management of the vertical transport or access equipment portfolio cost effectively whilst ensuring maximum service and improved operational standards of quality and safety. This service can be adjusted and tailored to suit a particular clients needs. MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT - THE BENEFITS: • Demonstrably cost effective maintenance. • Benchmarking to obtain higher standards. •. Financial penalties applied to poor breakdown performance, unacceptable levels of downtime and missed maintenance visits. • Dedicated and locally based Key Account Management • Provide a single approach to such items as Health & Safety and British Standard requirements. • Provide guidance and budget costs to meet Disability Discrimination Act (D.D.A.) • Reduce the Client administration time (thus expense) in dealing with invoices, contracts and procedures. • Cost effective repair management - standard pricing schedules for non- contract works. • Future planning - Advice on future expenditure over set term periods. • Agreed control of annual expenditure. SUPPORTED BY • Monitoring and reports when required on any major incident/accident on an installation. • Catalogue and action all insurance reports, checking that the works identified are completed under the contract. • Action and follow up immediately any immediate action requirements identified on the insurance report, ensuring these are completed within the stated time scale. MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT www.dunbarboardman.com
• Advise on Health & Safety at Work Act requirements through the Contractors Risk Assessment, covering any shortfalls on installations. • Ensure Contractors compliance with the Servicing Agreement. • Conduct Contractors/Client Management meetings. • Conduct programmed audit visits to ensure that maintenance quality is upheld. • Liaise with statutory bodies. • Compile computerised performance data where applicable. • Should any repair or Health & Safety works are required to be managed then this can be offered at an additional fee to the Maintenance management agreement. www.dunbarboardman.com
MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT HMV Nationwide Virgin Active Nationwide Holiday Inn Nationwide www.dunbarboardman.com
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PETER BOARDMAN With more than 30 years experience in the lift and escalator industry Peter Boardman has in-depth knowledge of all key sector and latest regulatory issues, with a particular expert involvement in Traffic Analysis and ‘High Rise’ projects. After completing an Indentured Technician Apprenticeship with The Express Lift Company attaining the Full Technological Certificate in Control Systems, Industrial Electronics and Power Engineering, Peter worked for the Installation Test Department and then Service management for the company in both Manchester and London. In 1981 Peter co-founded Dunbar and Boardman and has gone on to expand the company from a two-man operation to the international company it is today, with over 40 employees across 14 locations worldwide. CHRIS MEERING – LONDON & SOUTH After completing an Indentured Technician Apprenticeship with the Express Lift Company, Chris Meering worked in a sales role for the company for a further five years, covering contract control, project management and sales. Leaving to take up the role of London Sales Manager at Schindler Lifts UK, Chris worked on a majority of large prestige developments throughout London before joining Dunbar and Boardman in 1991.Working as an elevator and escalator consultant on major new and refurbishment projects, with a particular focus on initial and early design, traffic analysis and specifications. Chris is now a Regional Director for London and the Southern offices. REGIONAL POINTS OF CONTACT M: 07971 149500 E: peterboardman@dunbarboa rdman.com M: 07971 149507 E: chrismeering@dunbarboard man.com www.dunbarboardman.com
VANCE CUNNINGHAM – MIDLANDS, NORTH WEST, WALES & IRELAND Having completed the Indentured Technician Apprenticeship with Otis Elevator Company in 1978, Vance Cunningham spent 20 years with Otis. Initially working on the installation of new equipment, service and testing, before rising to Sales Manager and finally Business Development Manager. Vance was responsible for the management of sales teams and incorporating project management of numerous projects from conception to completion. Joining Dunbar and Boardman’s Birmingham office in 1994, Vance was responsible for Regional Business Development and the project management of numerous new installation and refurbishment projects for various clients across the region. Vance is now the Regional Director for Dunbar and Boardman’s offices in Birmingham, Warrington and Ireland GARY AVIS – LONDON & ARABIAN GULF Having completed the Indentured Technician Apprenticeship with Otis Elevators in 1984, ONC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and HNC in Electrical Power Engineering, Gary spent 18 years with Otis. Starting out as a service Engineer for the Hotel Service Department, rising to Senior National Account Executives and finally Project Manager for major construction/modernisation project Gary joined Dunbar & Boardman in 2002 working as elevator consultant responsible for project management of major new and refurbishment projects along with maintenance management duties. Gary is now a Regional Director for the Middle East area covering our office locations in Bahrain and Qatar. Gary also works on UK contracts with other team members. M: 07971 149514 E: garyavis@dunbarboardman. com M: 07971 149512 E: vancecunningham@ dunbarboardman.com
www.dunbarboardman.com GRENVILLE BROOKFIELD - SHEFFIELD & LEEDS Having completed an Indentured Apprenticeship with Keighley Lifts in the 1968 Grenville Brookfield moved through all departments through from Installation, Service and Sales to gain and in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the lift Industry. Around 1990 Schindler bought Keighley Lifts and after a period as a Branch Manager in Manchester. Grenville joined Dunbar and Boardman in 1994.Grenville is now a Regional Director for Dunbar and Boardman’s offices in Sheffield, Leeds. Also, having spent a year in Bahrain Grenville takes an interest in the Middle East regional work. M: 07971 149521 E: grenvillebrookfield@ dunbarboardman.com PHIL MANTEY – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE & SCOTLAND Phil completed a Technician Apprenticeship with a local authority before joining consulting engineering in 1984. He took a ONC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and HNC in Electrical Power Engineering together with Lift Engineering modules. He worked for a National M&E Consultants for nearly 20 years, the latter 13 years of which he was an Associate Partner and Chief Lift Engineer. He was amongst the first in the world to graduate from the now widely acclaimed MSc in Lift Engineering. He joined Dunbar & Boardman in 2003 working as elevator consultant responsible for project management of major refurbishment projects along with some major project design in the Middle East. Phil is now a Regional Director for the North covering our office locations in Edinburgh, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Leeds and Sheffield. M: 07971 149516 E: philmantey@ dunbarboardman.com
www.dunbarboardman.comwww.dunbarboardman.com VIJITH KP NAMBIAR - DIRECTOR MIDDLE EAST, INDIA & ASIA Vijith Nambiar has14 years of dedicated experience in façade access industry, holding a BSc in Mechanical Engineering. Vijith has worked on various projects providing facade access services across GCC, Asia, USA, China & Russia. Vijith worked and represented in various companies in junior and senior management roles including Facade Hoists (UK), XSPlatforms, MHE-Demag, Rostek, Koltek, Altrex, Falck Schmidt, Teupen, Power Climber, Latch ways etc. Vijith’s Consultancy experience started in 2008, as the Director for Viskotech Façade Access Services. He has managed façade access projects designed by leading manufacturer's CoxGomyl, Manntech, XSPlatforms, Tractel, Atech, Noracon, Skyman, Pro-bel. Vijith joined Dunbar & Boardman in 2013, and now a Director for Middle East, India and Asia, based in our Dubai Office, responsible for sales, Marketing, Business Development, project management for Vertical Transportation and Facade Access consulting services. SOFTWARE SKILLS AutoCAD , Rhino 3D, MS Office, Aconex (Project Management), Primavera (Contract Management) Lotus Applications . M: 097150 4673445 E: VijithNambiar@ dunbarboardman.com
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