Quarterly Update – July 2024

Pipework Installed by Murray Building Services at Rochdale Town Hall
(The picture above shows pipework at Rochdale Town Hall)


New Kershaw Pupil Referral Unit. Client: HH Smith

Fast-track refurbishment of an existing building to create a modern and safe PRU facility,

Stonyhurst College. Client: Stonyhurst College

Replacement and modifications to pipework services within the plantroom.

Fairfield Kitchen Works. Client: City Build

Modifications to existing kitchen areas to accommodate a revised scheme

Rochdale Phase 2. Client HH Smith

Restoration works including the refurbishment of existing and installation of new radiators together with further works to heating, domestic and ventilation.

Royal Blackburn Hospital Tower View Offices. Client: D&G Builders

Small-scale refurbishment of existing offices will create a better working environment.

Royal Lancaster Theatres 1-4. Client: City Build

Supply and installation of services to 4 new theatres.

Westmorland General Hospital – Client: NHS

Minor works were carried out to the AHU and ventilation systems.

More information can be found here


Pipework at St Mary's School Burnley
Pipework at St Mary’s School Burnley

Bury College Woodbury Centre.

Refurbishment and modernisation of education facilities

Approx Value 750k

Ormskirk Hospital, D Ward Hospital Ward Refurbishment. Client D&G Builders

Approx Value 400k

Rochdale Town Hall Phase 3 and ASHP Works. Client: HH Smith

Restoration Works and installation, integration of ASHP into the existing heating installation

Approx Value 850k

John Rylands Library – Client: HH Smith

Refurbishment Works of this Grade 1 listed Library

Approx Value 500k

Ormskirk Hospital, Pharmacy Robot. Client D&G Builders

Installation of services to support the new pharmacy Robot installation works

Approx Value 75k

Furness General Fluoroscopy. Client: Pinningtons

Small scale Hospital refurbishment works

Approx Value 75k

Museum of Science & Industry Works Package 4. Client: HH Smith

Supply and installation of steam services to a new visitor exhibition centre; this installation is part of ongoing decarbonisation works at the site.

Approx Value 1.1M

Loreto College. Joint Venture with PEL supporting Caddick Construction

Expansion of Loreto College – details here

Approx Value 1.2M

St Marys School Burnley. Client: Direct works

A small Boiler room refurbishment to replace failing equipment.

Approx Value 50k

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Big Change

BigChange continues to expand with additional processes being added, including increased PPM reports, new job cards and improved workflows.

Lifecycle projects and summer works are fully on the way, with lots planned for plant improvements, efficiencies, and longevity—all of which will minimise clients’ risk of failure while keeping sites operational.

Service Performance Reviews

Review meetings have taken place with EWFM, LCC and WCHG to capture our service performance and review future works/projects – feedback is very positive from all.


From 1st April, MBS Maintenance commenced a new PPM programme based on SFG20 for EWFM. Systems and processes are being reviewed and adapted regularly to ensure completion targets are achieved.

New Team Member

Due to continued growth, we welcomed new starter Sam Garner to the maintenance team.

Sam starts with MBS on July 15th and will be trained to work on the service desk alongside Jack and Mike, assisting in reactive and planned works delivery.


Climate change is a global concern that affects every aspect of our lives, including the construction industry. Construction activities significantly contribute to carbon emissions and environmental degradation, but the industry also holds the key to mitigating climate change through innovative green building practices.

Our latest article examines how the construction industry can combat climate change by embracing green design, green architecture, and technologies like air-source and ground-source pumps.

Read the full article here. 


Annual Boxing Event at King Georges Hall. Image portrays young boxers

Murray’s attends charity boxing event

Murray Building Services supports several local charities including the Blackburn and Darwen Youth Zone, a charity that works hard to transform lives and provide vital opportunities for the young people of the area.

The charity held its first Annual Boxing Event at King Georges Hall on 17th May and was attended by over 450 enthusiastic supporters including the management team at Murray’s. Read more about the event here

Simon Turner retires after 22 years

It’s the end of an era for the management and staff at Murray’s as they prepare to say goodbye to Design Director Simon Turner, who plans to retire after 22 years of service.

When Simon joined Murray’s in 2002, The company had seven people on the payroll and a turnover of £382k.

Simon has played a significant role in growing Murray Building Services to the £8M business it is today, and as a result, both the Contract and Maintenance divisions are now firmly established in the North-West.

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