Subscribe to our weekly newsletters
Subscribe to newsletter

 

Editor's Note: Eaton Williams provide:-

Performance LouvresPerformance Louvres
DehumidificationDehumidification
Humidification Humidification
Packaged PlantroomsPackaged Plantrooms  

 

Request Information

Home
Include Article
Advertise
 

 

 
 

Links
Request Information
Terms of use
Contact

 

Request Facilities / Interiors product information

Request Architectural product information External

Request Architectural product information Internal

Request Mechanical HVAC product information

Request Electrical product information

 

Lake District walk brings TVs to Children’s Hospital

Birmingham Children’s Hospital Liver Ward 8 has thirteen new digital television sets thanks to the efforts of Kevin Harris, International Policy Manager with Eaton. Kevin raised more than £7,000 in sponsorship by walking Sharp Edge in the Lake District.

Kevin’s fund-raising effort began when Eaton offered to match funds raised for charity by employees and customers as part of the Centenary celebrations for its MEM brand. MEM began business in Conybere Street, Birmingham, less than three miles from the present site in Reddings Lane. Today it is part of the international Eaton Corporation.

Kevin’s original target was to raise £1,000 for the ward, where his granddaughter Freya is a patient, but support from family, friends, colleagues and customers at Eaton, together with money from the Centenary fund, exceeded all expectations. Eaton customers in Hong Kong, Kenya, Nigeria, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, in addition to those in the United Kingdom, rose to the occasion with donations.

The response meant that instead of two or three television sets, Kevin has been able to buy a set for each bed in the ward and pay for installation. The sets are 19 inch digital televisions with built-in DVD players and Free View. He hopes that there will even be some surplus to buy a 42 inch television and Nintendo Wii’s for the physiotherapy room.

Kevin was conscious of the need for activities for the children in the long hours they spend in hospital. Freya has spent six of the last 12 months in the ward. “The staff do a fantastic job and I just hope this will help make their task easier” he says.

Kevin describes Sharp Edge as “very intimidating but not particularly difficult”. It involves a quarter mile ridge walk with a 500ft drop on either side. A number of walkers have lost their lives there. This was the second time he had done the walk but since the earlier visit Kevin (58) had undergone open heart surgery. He was accompanied by his wife Iris.

Eaton has set aside £50,000 in the Centenary fund and offers to match funds raised by employees and customers for charities in the fields of arts and culture, civic causes, education or health, up to £1,000 per project.

Eaton employees have engaged in a range of sponsored activities including half marathons, abseiling down the walls of Dudley Castle, tea parties and naughty bingo. These have raised money for Cancer Care, The Stroke Association, Children in Need, Guide Dogs for the Blind, McMillan Cancer Support, a local visually impaired association and Liver Ward 8.

MEM, The Midland Electric Manufacturing Company Ltd, was established in 1908 in a workshop behind domestic premises in Conybere Street, Birmingham. MEM is one of the best-known and respected brands in the UK electrical industry, covering a complete spectrum of electrical installation equipment from the main switchboard to the socket-outlet. MEM became part of the Eaton Corporation in 2004. Eaton is proud of the 100 year history it has inherited and has endorsed this with a new Eaton MEM trademark.

Email: literature-info@eaton.com


Carillion Construction company Civil engineers 260109

CEDIA Custom electronic design Integrated technologies News 260109

Chubb Security solutions Security systems News 260109

Cosentino Kitchen Worktops Kitchen Surfaces News 260109

CPS Parking solutions Car turntable News 260109

EGGER UK Wood Based Panels Flooring News 260109

Homes and Communities Agency New housing development New residential developments News 260109

Ironmongery Direct Architectural Hardware News 260109

Jackloc Window safety Door security News 260109

Kawneer Curtain Wall Systems Door systems Framing Systems News 260109

Koncept Technologies Low Energy Lighting LED Lighting Commercial Lighting Systems News 260109

Levolux Solar Control External Louvres News 260109

MPS Planning Consultants Construction Consultants News 260109

Sistems Intelligent building specialist Smart home technology News 260109

ZWCAD Software Co CAD architectural design software News 260109

Bilco UK Fire ventilation Smoke vents News 270109

CABE Sustainable community development Sustainable construction technology News 270109

CMS Acoustic Ventilation Acoustic Insulation Sound Proofing Insulation News 270109

Corinthian Doors Glazed doors Steel doors Metal doors Commercial doors Fire doors Acoustic doors News 270109

Crown Paints Primers Preparation News 270109

Eaton Williams Dehumidification Humidification Packaged Plantrooms News 270109

Knauf Insulation Wall Linings Shaft Protection News 270109

Pick Everard Architecture, planning and development News 270109

Surface ID Interior designers Restaurant design Installation design News 270109

Tileplan Interlocking Tile Flooring News 270109

Aico Fire Protection fire detection protection evacuation Fire Protection Smoke Extract News 280109

Bachy Soletanche Geotechnical Building Design Engineers News 280109

BASF EPS Panels Thermal Insulation Boards Acoustic Boards Insulated Panels News 280109

Clay Roof Tile Council Roofing Range Roof Tiles Roofing Systems News 280109

CNP project development redevelopment community property developing News 280109

Corus Innovative off-site roofing systems News 280109

DuCool Chillers Energy saving cooling News 280109

Eurocell Natural Ventilation Window Automation News 060109

Fire Excellence Awards Fire Safety Fire Safety Equipment News 280109

Kingspan Offsite Timber Frame Systems News 280109

Laidlaw Solutions Stairs Ramps Handrails Balustrades News 280109

McPhillips project development redevelopment community property developing News 280109

North Shore contest Awards Architectual Design Awards News 280109

Polypipe Underground Drainage Sewer News 280109

Roman Shower enclosures Bath screens News 280109

UCLan Sustainable Building Technologies News 280109

Vistamatic X Door Security Door Entry Systems Security Systems News 280109

WindowMaster Natural Ventilation Window Automation News 280109

Actiu Technological Office Furniture Storage Seating Workstations News 290109

AEGIS Infrared Infrared illuminator Thermal imaging technology News 290109

AMCO Building Consultancy Construction Company Property Development News 290109

Axis CCTV surveillance Security service providers News 290109

BES Consulting Asbestos training Asbestos awareness Health & Safety News 290109

F. Ball Flooring adhesives Subfloor preparation Underlayments News 290109

HKR Architects International Architecture Design Practice 290109

Icopal Roofs Finishes Roofing Materials Roofing Membranes News 290109

ISG Jackson Construction Services Specialists News 290109

Laidlaw Solutions Stairs Ramps Handrails Balustrades News 290109

Loss Prevention Certification Board Fire Protection fire detection protection evacuation Fire Protection Smoke Extract News 290109

Marley Eternit Roofing Clay Tiles Concerete Tiles News 290109

New Campus Glasgow Architecture, planning and development News 290109

Simmtronic Lighting Control Lighting Management Systems News 160109

Space Air Air Conditioning Systems Chilled Beams News 290109

Stretch Ceilings UK Suspended ceilings installation Suspended ceiling contractor Stretch ceiling systems Stretched ceilings News 290109

3M graphic solutions commercial applications News 300109

Alpha Rail Fencing Railing Designs News 300109

Arnold Laver IT communications E-commerce News 300109

Beckair Air Handling Units Air Movement Ventilation News 300109

BES Construction consulting and business services group News 300109

BETT Education Technology ICT Resources News 300109

Black Millwork Sustainable windows Eco friendly doors News 300109

Building Additions folding office partitions movable walls systems News 300109

Connected Acoustic Custom electronic design Integrated technologies News 300109

Coventry University Sustainable Building University development News 300109

Freeland Rees Roberts Architects Historic Buildings & Conservation News 300109

French Embassy Trade Commission Sustainable building solutions News 300109

JC Wilkins Acoustic solutions Sound proofing News 300109

KEW Landscape architecture Urban design Grounds work News 300109

Laidlaw Solutions Stairs Ramps Handrails Balustrades News 300109

Leaderflush Shapland Doors External Doors Internal News 300109

Marley Eternit Roofing Clay Tiles Concerete Tiles News 300109

Nottingham University Sustainable Building Technologies News 300109

Space Solutions Space Planning Interior Design News 300109

British Turntable Turntables Industrial turntables Driveway turntable Landscape project News 020209

Building Better Health Construction Company Property Development News 020209

Burlington Slate products Natural stone products News 020209

Cavalok Cavity closer Cavity closure Cavity barriers Fire barriers Vinyl sidings News 020209

Common Purpose Architecture, planning and development News 020209

HCP Trench heating Perimeter heating Radiant heating News 020209

Hyder Consulting Sustainable building solutions News 020209

ISG Jackson Construction Services Specialists News 020209

Isover Thermal Insulation Acoustic Insulation News 020209

Jablite Insulation Board Roof Loft Insulation News 020209

Playworld Systems Playground equipment Playground systems News 020209

SLINGSBY Office furniture solutions News 020209

Arco Safety Equipment Supplier Eye protection Face masks Eye shield News 030209

Bramall Construction Sustainable Building Technologies News 030209

Crown Paints Primers Preparation News 030209

Flowcrete Screeds Renders Floor Screeds Floor Resins News 030209

Good Homes Alliance Sustainable homes Sustainable building News 030209

Guttermaster Aluminium rainwater systems drainage systems News 030209

Kingspan Environmental Rainwater Recovery System Recycling Water Storage News 030209

Lec Refrigeration company Refrigeration specialists News 030209

Lime Technology Lime mortars Cement based mortars News 030209

Micro Concepts Project development Redevelopment News 030209

MPS Planning Consultants Development Consultants News 030209

New World Electric cookers Range cookers Built-in ovens News 030209

Polyflor Safety Flooring Contract Flooring Vinyl Sheets News 030209

Safety Bonus Health and Safety Site Safety News 030209

Stannah Stairlifts Chair Lift Mobility Aids News 030209

Targetfollow Project development Redevelopment News 030209

3M graphic solutions commercial applications News 040209

Aquaco Rainwater recovery systems water recycling systems News 040209

Balcony Systems Ltd Balustrading and glazing solutions News 040209

Cosentino Kitchen Worktops Kitchen Surfaces News 040209

DORMA Door Entrance Systems Revolving Doors Door Automation News 040209

Flowcrete Screeds Renders Floor Screeds Floor Resins News 040209

Miller Construction Company Property Development News 040209

Pace Installations Fire protection Acoustic dry lining News 040209

Pick Everard Architecture, planning and development News 040209

Pilkingtons Group Natural stone tiles News 040209

Tyco Thermal Controls Heat Tracing Snow Melting De Icing News 040209

AET Underfloor Air Conditioning Systems Raised Flooring News 050209

All-Party Parliamentary Group Sustainable Building Technologies News 050209

Bilco Fire ventilation Roof hatches News 050209

DLG Architects Architecture planning and development News 050209

EDA Systems CAD architectural design software News 050209

Emergi-Lite Safety Systems Emergency Lighting Fire Systems Detection News 050209

Eurocell Natural Ventilation Window Automation News 050209

Flowcrete Screeds Renders Floor Screeds Floor Resins News 050209

Isover Thermal Insulation Acoustic Insulation News 050209

Kalzip Metal roofing systems Metal standing seam roofing Façade systems News 050209

Knauf Insulation Wall Linings Shaft Protection News 050209

Nottingham Trent University Sustainable Building Technologies News 050209

Passivent Natural Ventilation Natural Lighting Passive Cooling News 050209

Sandtoft Roofing Range Roof Tiles Roofing Systems News 050209

WindowMaster Natural Ventilation Window Automation News 050209

ACE Association for Consultancy and Engineering News 060209

British Safety Council Health and Safety News 060209

Building for Tomorrow 2009 Architecture Exhibitions Design Initiatives News 060209

Bushboard Washroom Bathrooms Shower Enclosures News 060209

Cemex Architectural Masonry Cavity Closers Plastics News 060209

Contour Housing Group National Regeneration Agency Creating Communities News 060209

DKS Architectural planning and interior design services News 060209

FAB & FIX Security locks Security cylinders News 060209

F. Ball Flooring adhesives Subfloor preparation Underlayments News 060209

Gleeds Management and Construction Consultancy News 060209

ISP Cable jointing kits Resins Heatshrink Tubing News 060209

Knauf Insulation Plasters Plasterboards Insulating laminates Drywall accessories 060209

Saint-Gobain Building Products Construction and building materials News 060209

Sill LED Lighting Commercial Lighting Systems News 060209

Z-Led Cavity closer Cavity wall Damp protection News 060209

Arundel Jones Associates Ltd Registered in England and Wales No. 07334149
Hill Farm, Linton Hill, Maidstone, Kent ME 17 4AL
Tel : 01622 745333 email
copyright all rights reserved

News Categories : Performance Louvres
Dehumidification
Humidification
Packaged Plantrooms