For the past 25 years Darwen Electrical Services Ltd (D.E.S.) has been supplying and maintaining local businesses in and around Blackburn with quality electrical work. In the past 3 years the company has grown steadily and now offers a full range of electrical services throughout the UK.
From the Director down we are a well versed and professionally organised outfit set up for ever greater success. We have an experienced Works Manager who organises our teams of electricians and apprentices, and an Office Manager who is responsible for the administration staff and our fantastic after-sales support and customer service communication.
With over three decades of experience in electrical repair and installation we come with an unrivalled wealth of knowledge in all aspects of electrical contracting. From small commercial projects to large-scale industrial contracts we are conversant in all aspects of electrical installation, testing and maintenance work, including:
- Electrical Testing
- Electrical Installation Condition Reports
- Electrical Installation
- Electrical Emergency Response
- Fire Alarms
- Emergency Lighting
- Door Access
- Data Cabling (Cat 5, 5e, & 6)
All work undertaken is carried out to the highest standards and using quality materials.
Uncompromising where quality and safety are concerned we work in strict concordance with the latest IEE 17th Edition Wiring Regulations. All D.E.S electricians are fully certified and all are proficiently trained in working at heights, manual handling and asbestos awareness. In addition, all of our electricians are in possession of a valid ECS Health & Safety Qualification – an industry-wide certification scheme that confirms the levels of competence and health and safety awareness amongst tradespeople. For additional customer peace-of-mind all D.E.S. employees are DBS Enhanced Approved and are all registered on the update service.
DES is a strong advocate for creating local employment opportunities for the young. At present we have six young apprentices on our books and are looking to take on more in the future. Offering apprenticeships not only creates valuable opportunities for our youths but also helps secure a vibrant local electrical trade for the future.
Alongside being a respected NICEIC Approved Contractor, D.E.S. is also Constructionline registered as well as being an accredited member of CHAS, a government run health and safety assessment scheme. When you contract with Darwen Electrical Services you contract with three nationwide regulatory bodies, an assurance of safe, quality workmanship before we’ve even started!
All works carried out by D.E.S. are insured with maximum cover. Our Employer’s Liability coverage is £20M, while our Public/Product Liability is insured by a £5M policy. We also carry a Professional Indemnity policy of £125K, guaranteeing peace-of-mind for each and every task we undertake.
From the Director to the admin staff to our electricians and apprentices, all D.E.S. staff work with a “can do” mentality at all times. It’s a work ethic which has run through the company since our very early beginnings and which has come to define the spirit of the company – a company where all employees and people are equally respected and valued.