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Meet the Apprentice: Caitlin Hutchinson

Meet the Apprentice: Caitlin Hutchinson

Introducing our new finance apprentice, Caitlin Hutchinson. We thought we would have a quick Q&A to get to know her a little better: Where are you from? I’m Doncaster born and bred! Where were you before joining MechFS ? I worked for an end-point assessment organisation but I was unfortunately made redundant during the first … Continue reading Meet the Apprentice: Caitlin Hutchinson

25 June 2020
MechFS’ holding company, NHN Holdings Limited prepares for expansion following purchase at Avro Park development.

MechFS’ holding company, NHN Holdings Limited prepares for expansion following purchase at Avro Park development.

Expansion is the focus for NHN Holdings Limited, the holding company of locally based mechanical and electrical engineering company, MechFS, following its purchase of two, 1,500sq ft industrial units at the strategically placed Avro Park development at Doncaster Sheffield Airport. NHN Holdings will immediately lease one unit to MechFS for storage use as they begin … Continue reading MechFS’ holding company, NHN Holdings Limited prepares for expansion following purchase at Avro Park development.

25 June 2020
MechFS funds food truck to feed NHS staff of Doncaster Royal Infirmary

MechFS funds food truck to feed NHS staff of Doncaster Royal Infirmary

The MechFS team is proud to be providing hot meals, available to all Doncaster Royal Infirmary’s NHS staff, from Monday 20th April. MechFS has organised and funded a food truck to feed frontline NHS staff based at DRI for the next three weeks as they work tirelessly through the Covid-19 pandemic. Working within the strict … Continue reading MechFS funds food truck to feed NHS staff of Doncaster Royal Infirmary

20 April 2020

MechFS celebrates Charity £250k landmark

DONCASTER-BASED mechanical engineering firm, MechFS, is celebrating after reaching an impressive milestone in its charitable contributions. Based in Beckingham, South Yorkshire, the family-run firm, has donated more than £250,000 to both local charities and community causes since the company was founded just over a decade ago. Key donations include £20,000 to the Worksop Dolphin Swimming … Continue reading MechFS celebrates Charity £250k landmark

20 January 2020
Mark makes a move with MechFS promotion

Mark makes a move with MechFS promotion

Mark Millar has been named as the new Business Development Director at Doncaster-based mechanical engineering firm, MechFS. Mark, who has been with the company since 2017, has been promoted to the role after almost three years in post as regional director. The Doncaster-resident’s new appointment sees Mark leading MechFS’s marketing, pre-construction and estimating, overseeing a … Continue reading Mark makes a move with MechFS promotion

23 September 2019
MechFS scores West Stand sponsorship deal with Doncaster Rovers

MechFS scores West Stand sponsorship deal with Doncaster Rovers

We have been unveiled as the new West Stand sponsor at Doncaster Rovers FC. Our family-run firm, based in Beckingham, has become a platinum partner of the club, for both the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons. As well as branding the West Stand at the Keepmoat Stadium, MechFS will be working closely with the club on … Continue reading MechFS scores West Stand sponsorship deal with Doncaster Rovers

24 July 2019
MechFS announces European expansion

MechFS announces European expansion

Doncaster-based mechanical and electrical engineering firm, MechFS, has announced a move into Europe. The family-run company has recently opened premises in Mannheim, creating a new firm – Mech FS GMBH – and creating an initial extra 15 jobs across both the UK and Germany. Already, MechFS has secured multimillion Euro orders in both Germany and … Continue reading MechFS announces European expansion

19 March 2019
MechFS gives local food waste project a lift

MechFS gives local food waste project a lift

A family-run company based in Doncaster is helping a local food charity take to the road with the donation of a new van to collect and deliver much-needed supplies across the borough. Mechanical and electrical contractor, MechFS, has donated a Mercedes van to The Real Junk Food Project Doncaster, which aims to take surplus food … Continue reading MechFS gives local food waste project a lift

20 June 2018
Meet the Apprentice: Jessica Chamberlain

Meet the Apprentice: Jessica Chamberlain

Jessica Chamberlain joined our team at MechFS in 2017 as our first-ever finance apprentice, marking our commitment to providing training and employment opportunities for young people, whatever area of the business they’re looking to work in. In our latest Meet the Apprentice blog, Jessica tells us more about her role. “I wasn’t actively looking for … Continue reading Meet the Apprentice: Jessica Chamberlain

20 December 2017
MechFS checks in with duo of hotel deals

MechFS checks in with duo of hotel deals

We’re proud to announce MechFS has secured a duo of multi million pound hotel deals with two of the industry’s biggest names. We’ve been appointed to deliver bespoke installation projects for five Travelodge sites across the UK, as well as the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Lincoln. Our team is set to provide full mechanical … Continue reading MechFS checks in with duo of hotel deals

14 December 2017
Meet the Apprentice: Jack Hardy

Meet the Apprentice: Jack Hardy

Here at Mech FS, we’re proud to employ many apprentices – all of whom play an important part in helping our company continue to grow and succeed. In the second of our new ‘Meet the Apprentice’ series of blogs, we chat to our apprentice air conditioning engineer, Jack Hardy. “I started working with Mech FS … Continue reading Meet the Apprentice: Jack Hardy

14 September 2017
Paul takes to the pedals for charity

Paul takes to the pedals for charity

The CEO of MechFS has cycled almost 400 miles this month, in support of Action Against Cancer and the Dransfield Foundation. Paul Sutherland joined a team of cyclists to embark on gruelling the 387 mile-long bike ride from Copenhagan to Oslo, completing the course in just one week. Natalie Sutherland, director at MechFS, said: “We’re … Continue reading Paul takes to the pedals for charity

11 September 2017
Meet the apprentice: Daryl Robson

Meet the apprentice: Daryl Robson

In our new Meet the Apprentice blog, we talked to Daryl Robson who is 37-years-old and from Doncaster. Daryl started with Mech FS as an apprentice almost a decade ago when our company was just beginning. Since then, he’s progressed through the business to become project manager, overseeing our air conditioning department. “Almost ten years … Continue reading Meet the apprentice: Daryl Robson

08 September 2017
MechFS appoints duo of directors

MechFS appoints duo of directors

Here at MechFS, we’re proud to have cemented our growth with the appointment of two new directors. Mark Millar, 47, joins as operations director, and Steve Padley, 48, has been appointed as commercial director. Both bring more than 30-years of experience to their roles, respectively. Mark’s post as operations director will see him oversee MechFS’s growing … Continue reading MechFS appoints duo of directors

28 June 2017
Mech FS gets the year off to a ‘best ever’ start

Mech FS gets the year off to a ‘best ever’ start

A South Yorkshire-based mechanical and electrical contractor has reported its ‘best ever’ start to the year, after winning more than £27million worth of new business. Mechanical Facilities Limited (MechFS) has started 2017 by securing new contracts with major brands including Travelodge, Hilton and Aldi. And, the family-run firm which has its headquarters in Beckingham, Doncaster, … Continue reading Mech FS gets the year off to a ‘best ever’ start

13 March 2017
Expansion at our Solihull Office

Expansion at our Solihull Office

Lincolnshire company APSS very recently undertook the task of converting our Solihull Office to account for the extra increase in staff numbers. We are very proud that the office has been a fantastic success, and has allowed us to recruit a wider pool of talent.

09 February 2017

New Sheffield Office

MechFS recently added a new office to our growing business. Located in Fox Valley Way, Sheffield, it offers current employees an opportunity to cut their work travel time and allows us to recruit a wider pool of talent in the South Yorkshire region. This takes our offices to 3 in total – Solihull, Doncaster & … Continue reading New Sheffield Office

08 February 2017

MechFS Charity Bike Ride – prostate Cancer UK

Once again MechFS are delighted to confirm we will be completing a 50 mile Charity Bike ride. Last year we raised £4000 towards Macmillan Cancer. This year we have decided to support Prostate Cancer UK and hope to raise £8000. We would very much appreciate your support and invite you to donate towards a great … Continue reading MechFS Charity Bike Ride – prostate Cancer UK

19 May 2016
Dransfield Head Office, Stocksbridge

Dransfield Head Office, Stocksbridge

Dransfield Properties acquired a fantastic new retail development site nestled in the pretty Stocksbridge valley during 2015. MechFS were appointed to complete the full Mechanical & Electrical installation of their Head Office. Working to a very high bespoke specification, the brief consisted of exposed ducting serving the main open plan office area, a Panasonic VRF cooling … Continue reading Dransfield Head Office, Stocksbridge

03 May 2016

Prostate Cancer UK

Despite a few wrong turns along the way, all riders made it back in one piece and can be proud that so far they have raised over £5000 for Prostate Cancer UK! All parties enjoyed the day and we were lucky enough to have the weather to match. The fun continued into the evening where … Continue reading Prostate Cancer UK

14 April 2016

Mechfs Charity Bike Ride 2016 – They’re Off!

The 35 strong riders set off this morning from Blacksmiths Clayworth in great spirits. All wearing the custome made jerseys sponsoring Prostate Cancer UK, they embark on their 50 miler taking in South Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. So far we’ve managed to raise £4500, thanks to all who’ve donated so far…. http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/MechFS  

08 April 2016
MechFS Charity Bike Ride – Prostate Cancer UK

MechFS Charity Bike Ride – Prostate Cancer UK

The team @ MechFS will be undertaking another charity bike ride on 8th April 2016 this time supporting Prostate Cancer UK http://prostatecanceruk.org/ 30 riders will complete a 50 mile circuit across the South Yorkshire and Lincolnshire countryside stopping off midway in Wroot and finishing at the Blacksmiths in Clayworth. This year we aim to raise … Continue reading MechFS Charity Bike Ride – Prostate Cancer UK

08 March 2016
Aston Martin DB11 – Full speed ahead for Newcastle dealership

Aston Martin DB11 – Full speed ahead for Newcastle dealership

Works are nearing completion on the new Aston Martin dealership in Newcastle for the Stoneacre group,  one of  the fastest growing dealerships in the country. MechFS were appointed to provide full design and build mechanical and electrical services to showroom, servicing, back of house areas and external lighting, barriers and CCTV. Completion expected in February.   … Continue reading Aston Martin DB11 – Full speed ahead for Newcastle dealership

29 January 2016

New Solihull Office

The Midlands branch of MechFS is pleased to announce we are now the owners of new offices in Dickens Heath, Birmingham. With the help of our team of engineers and Managers we completed our move pre-xmas and are now fully functioning. Our office in the Midlands has doubled in size over the last year and we have … Continue reading New Solihull Office

05 January 2016
Barker & Stonehouse Teeside

Barker & Stonehouse Teeside

MechFS have recently completed a £500k Barker & Stonehouse in Teeside. Working directly with the client on our 3rd B & S fit out, MechFS supplied the full Mechanical & Electrical package which included Mechanical cooling via Mitsubishi twin splits & VRF, energy metering & modelling and a dedicated comms room unit to the 10,333 sq ft store.

18 November 2015
Munich to Berlin with Dransfield Properties

Munich to Berlin with Dransfield Properties

In September Paul Sutherland took part in a gruelling Charity Bike Ride from Munich to Berlin covering 430 miles of varying terrain. Representing MechFS and raising money for x 3 charities   Action Against Cancer,  Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research &  The Dransfield Foundation. The total raised so far is an immense £35,290.00!! Thanks to our clients and supply chain … Continue reading Munich to Berlin with Dransfield Properties

18 November 2015

Good Luck Riders!

A huge thanks to all who have donated so far towards our MechFS Great North Charity Bike Ride, we have raised £2102 for Macmillan Cancer! Meet point is The Blacksmiths Clayworth @ 8.30am tomorrow morning (Saturday 28th Feb). We wish all the riders good luck!

27 February 2015

MechFS North Charity Bike

MechFs are delighted to announce our hosting of a Charity Bike ride to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer. The event takes place on 28th February 2015 starting from The Blacksmiths @ Clayworth and covering a 50 mile route. We have circa 40 riders taking part and 80 attending our evening event where we will be prize giving … Continue reading MechFS North Charity Bike

10 February 2015

Mercure Aberdeen

Mech FS have just completed the Kitchen ventilation refurbishment for the Mercure Ardoe House. By installing an additional AHU to balance the supply air and relagging the existing supply Mech FS have been able to improve the efficiency of the restaurant heating system

08 November 2014

New Apprentices

MechFS welcome 2 new apprentices to our business, Liam & Ross, joining our Mechanical department. We continue to use Grimsby college as our preferred training provider, allowing our apprentices to gain much needed site experience. We wish them well!

03 November 2014

New Apprenticeships

MechFS is pleased to announce we have x 3 new apprentices starting in the Mechanical & Electrical disciplines over the coming weeks. Our very first apprentices graduate in a month, they’ve worked hard over the past two years gaining lots of site experience and we look forward to welcoming them onboard full time.

06 October 2014

MechFS awarded new M & E contract with key hotel chain

Mech FS are delighted to have secured the design and build of the mechanical services for the new Holiday Inn Grimsby.

06 October 2014
MechFS – St Leger Festival

MechFS – St Leger Festival

The St Leger festival made it’s yearly appearance in Doncaster and as always MechFS hosted a box at the event. We were joined by quite a few client’s and staff alike with some extra ‘box crashers’ along the way! We mainly backed winners on the day, resulting in some sore heads Saturday morning. Here’s to next … Continue reading MechFS – St Leger Festival

16 September 2014

Mech FS awarded new Birmingham Dogs Home

Mech FS has been appointed by Clugston Construction to design and install the new Birmingham Dogs Home in Solihull as reported on Construction Enquirer.com Work will start on site at the end of this month on the £4.3m scheme designed by Associated Architects and building services consultant Andrew Wilkes The new Home will be open … Continue reading Mech FS awarded new Birmingham Dogs Home

04 September 2014

Mech FS adds to its Electrical team

We are delighted to announce the addition of 3 Key people to the Electrical division. Darren Johnston joins as Electrical Contracts Manager, David Cocker Joins as Engineering Manager and Jordan Mathieson joins as Senior Site foreman. Our Electrical Department now has over 100 years field experience across all sectors and continues our on-going commitment to … Continue reading Mech FS adds to its Electrical team

14 July 2014

Mech FS Opens New Midlands Office

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new office based in Solihull, Birmingham. The office will be managed by Tom Dunne who has over 25 years experience in the region. Operations Manager Martin Mcbride comments “We have been working in the region for over 5 years and this will help cement our position … Continue reading Mech FS Opens New Midlands Office

09 July 2014

Work starts on new Furniture store

Work has now started on the new Barker and Stonehouse in Teeside Park in the North East of England. Mech FS have been awarded the Mechanical and Electrical design and build of the flagship store and head office facilities. The design will utilise the latest carbon reduction solutions in keeping with Barker and Storehouses’ sustainability … Continue reading Work starts on new Furniture store

08 July 2014

Bupa Coventry

Mechanical Facilities have completed the handover of the fit our of offices for Healthcare provider Bupa. The fast track programme included lighting, ventilation and general mechanical and electrical amendments and was completed on time

07 July 2014

Mech FS to launch new website to coincide with new office opening

Mech FS will be launching a new website in the summer to 2014 to incorporate the addition of the midlands office – more to follow

18 May 2014

Mech FS agree Junior Sponsorship with Local Junior Football and Cricket Teams

Mechanical Facilities have agreed further support to local junior sports teams. Finningley Harriers u/12 and Hatfield Main Cricket Club have been provided with equipment, kit sponsorship and subsidised playing fees as part of the agreement. Operations Manager Martin Mcbride stated that he was delighted in assisting young people and local clubs.

18 May 2014

Mech FS awarded fit out contract for Auto Trader

Mechanical Facilities have been awarded the Mechanical Fit Out Contract for the new Auto Trader Head Office. The 60000 sqft Office is over 3 floors and involves the incorporation of Six iconic cars from the brand’s 37 year history being craned into the office as part of the £4m interior design and fit-out works. A … Continue reading Mech FS awarded fit out contract for Auto Trader

13 May 2014

Mech FS complete Travelodge Chertsey

Mechanical facilities recently completed the new Travelodge hotel in Chertsey despite the challenge of the weather. The company provided all the mechanical services including energy efficient combined heat and power systems to the 73 bedroom hotel.

18 April 2014

St Johns Worcester achieves Breeam excellent

Mechanical facilities recently achieved breeam excellent at the new medical centre Worcester. Mechanical facilities provided all the mechanical services including natural ventilation.

16 April 2014

Mech FS delivering ground breaking cancer unit at Guys Hospital London

Mechanical facilities delighted to be appointed Mechanical and Electrical contractor on the new cancer screening facilities at Guys Hospital London.

15 April 2014

London Barker and Stonehouse

Barker and Stonehouse have started the first London store in Battersea and Mech FS are pleased to be providing the mechanical design and build. Its a wonderful old candle making warehouse which needs the mechanical services to compliment the building and store layout. Working closely with the clients project manager has resulted in an energy efficient … Continue reading London Barker and Stonehouse

18 April 2013

MechFS Awarded PCT Medical Centre

Mechanical Facilities have been awarded the design and build of a new medical centre in Worcester. The Design has started with site works to begin in June. We are very pleased to have a continued presence in the health care sector.  

10 April 2013

Finishing Touches to new office refurbishment for Premier Legal Practice – Birmingham

We are continuing our fast track delivery of a 40,000 sqft office fit out of Canon House Birmingham for premier legal practice Shoosmiths. In 14 weeks the entire floor will be served by Energy Efficient Heating and Cooling Systems including energy monitoring software. Supported by Mitsubishi Electric the company has been able to provide a … Continue reading Finishing Touches to new office refurbishment for Premier Legal Practice – Birmingham

08 April 2013

Barker and Stonehouse Opens its doors on Boxing Day

Mechanical Facilities completed the Mechanical and Electrical installation of the new flagship store at Barker and Stonehouse Knaresborough. The project qualified for BREEAM excellent and is the first furniture retailer to achieve this rating. The project included the provision of High Efficiency heat recovery air conditioning and ventilation, LED lighting, Optimised BMS with energy monitoring.

18 January 2013

New Team members – Mark Nichols and Rob Tunstall

We are pleased to announce that the following people have joined the delivery team. Mark Nichols has over 25 years experience with blue chip clients including Travelodge, Odeon Cinemas and the NHS. Rob Tunstall also brings 25 years experience working for major contractors on projects within a wide range of sectors. Rob and Marks addition to the company further support the … Continue reading New Team members – Mark Nichols and Rob Tunstall

18 November 2012

Mech FS appointed as Design and Build Contractor for Rodenstock glasses

Mechanical Facilities have been appointed as D&B Contractor for Rodenstock glasses. Over 2 phases the project involves converting existing warehouse space into comfort cooled offices. Each phase is 6 weeks and is being delivered within a live manufacturing environment.

10 November 2012

Wakefield Card Factory

July has proven to be a successful month for the team at Mech FS as they have secured another high profile client within the region. The Card Factory at Wakefield 41 is well known and the company is pleased to be chosen as the Design and Build contractor for the expansion plans of the company. … Continue reading Wakefield Card Factory

22 July 2012

Marshlands School Goole

Mech FS continue to add to the works completed within the schools arena having secured the refurbishment and new build of Marshlands School in Goole. The company is pleased to be working again with Hobson and Porter on this refurbishment and extension. We will be providing the full mechanical package including a new Kitchen facility. … Continue reading Marshlands School Goole

18 July 2012

Mech FS Secure Barker and Stonehouse

Mech FS are pleased to announce the securing of the Mechanical and Electrical Installation of the Knaresborough branch of well known quality retailer Barker and Stonehouse. We are very pleased to be chosen for the project and look forward to having a close association in the coming years. The project includes Solar renewables and full … Continue reading Mech FS Secure Barker and Stonehouse

02 July 2012

Working With Thomas Vale on Local Site

First Point Doncaster is a new Warehouse and office development associated with Morrisons Supermarkets that Mech FS have been successful in securing. Working for the first time with Thomas Vale Paul Sutherland MD announced ” We are pleased to be working with two high profile names within their respective sectors”. Thomas Vale are a £200m … Continue reading Working With Thomas Vale on Local Site

02 July 2012

Fit and Fun

Mech FS have been appointed Mechanical design and build contractors for Lazarus properties in Doncaster providing a full landlords fit out of mechanical plant for a new gymnasium located within an existing hotel.

18 April 2012

Shooting Stars

Mech FS completed the fit out of the park lodge shooting school at Snaith. Utilising Ground Source Heat pumps, Underfloor heating and VRF air Conditioning the project has a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

18 April 2012

Frankie and Bennys

Mech FS were asked to assist the restaurant group following a recent copper theft. A new system was designed, installed and commissioned within 4 days including additional theft deterrents and caging.

13 April 2012

Harley Street Hospital

Mech FS have been awarded the Contract to install a new VRF Air Conditioning system and energy controls system to the consultants offices of a large private hospital on Harley Street London. The company were awarded the contract on their ability to deliver to a fast moving programme within a live environment. We are very … Continue reading Harley Street Hospital

18 February 2012

Chiquitos

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Mechanical refurbishment of the Metro Centre Gateshead. Working with the client and the landlord, capital shopping centres, Mech FS have agreed a non intrusive programme and energy efficient solution.

09 February 2012

Smith and Nephew

Mech FS have been awarded the installation of the full mechanical package for Smith and Nephew Wound Management Hull. This project involves the installation of a mechanical system to a clean room standard ISO14844 Class 8. It also fulfils the requirements of a DSEAR and ATEX assessment. mechfs are proud to be chosen for such … Continue reading Smith and Nephew

08 February 2012

Peter Hodgkinson Centre, Lincoln County Hospital

Mech FS have been awarded the refurbishment of the Peter Hodgkinson Centre Lincoln. This further enhances our position as a Mechanical services provider to the Healthcare sector.   mechfs become Safe Contractor Approved – We are pleased to announce that we are now safe contractor approved.

02 February 2012

Goodman’s: Mayfair, Burger and Lobster and Canary Wharf Restaurant’s

Mech FS have successfully completed the mechanical and ventilation services to these restaurant’s who are both winning rave reviews

01 February 2012

Goodman Restaurant, London

Mech FS  have just completed the City Flagship restaurant Goodman. Primarily an upmarket Steak House this restaurant is already winning rave reviews. The restaurant design included stringent odour and noise restrictions and was completed within 12 weeks.

18 December 2011

ASDA Distribution R22 removal

ASDA Distribution R22 removal – Removal of all R22 refrigerants from ASDA distribution network in accordance with FGAS regulations. For more information contact Simon Dobson: Simon@mechfs.org

18 December 2011

Paragon Business Park -2 Storey mechanical fit out

Paragon Business Park – 2 Storey mechanical fit out including Mitsubishi Electric VRF Heat Recovery Air Conditioning system, perimeter LPHW trench heating and BMS Energy management system.

03 December 2011