AKD News

Client testimonial: AKD saving schools money by fitting LED – Sandbach School

David Osbourne tells how AKD helped transform the internal  lighting at Sandbach School.

Electrical contractors AKD scoop SELECT Award

Electrical contractors AKD was mentioned in the Edinburgh Reporter earlier this week, when business writer Isla MacFarlane wrote about our recent win at the SELECT Awards 2017. She reported: “(The) Edinburgh-based electrical pioneer has won the Best Visual Promotion award at a ceremony hosted by SELECT, the campaigning trade body for the electro-technical industry in Scotland. AKD systems, also based in Glasgow and Crewe, won first prize for its distinctive logo and fleet livery, featuring brightly coloured cables and symbols. Award winning electrical contractors Newell McGuiness, SELECT Managing Director, said: “The award category of Best Visual Presentation is relatively recent, but firms have shown just what they can do in terms of making themselves distinctive, informative and me...

You’re in safe hands with AKD

AKD have again successfully renewed our Constructionline and Safe Contractor accreditations ensuring our clients that they are in safe hands from enquiry to completion and beyond, well done to our family administration team.

AKD Crewe:Asbestos Training in the office!

No it’s not the set of a new SciFi TV programme, AKD Crewe are having Asbestos training in the office.

AKD shortlisted for Select Awards 2017

We were delighted to open up the current edition of Cabletalk and see AKD as Nominees in three categories of the 2017 SELECT Awards, definitely taking on a few of the big hitters but that’s an every day occurrence for the AKD family! Best of luck to all of our industry colleagues.

Congratulations Nathan Leay – on passing 2391 Inspection & Testing Exam

We desire our electricians to have continual development , in Scotland we attend additional SELECT courses that are available and in England the family attend City & Guilds courses, another young electrician who has grown with AKD is Nathan Leay, well done.


Or is it? The AKD news page has been very quiet for a number of months but that is not because nothing has been happening in the AKD world. In fact, quite the opposite! In October AKD were, once again, highly commended at the Select Awards. November saw AKD begin work on a Luxury Residential Apartment complex which was a finalist in the Scottish Home Awards this year. In January the akd.crewe facebook page launched to much acclaim, and amusement. February saw Barry Hunter join the AKD family as Commercial Manager. In May AKD re-located our Glasgow Office to new and larger premises – Contact Us In June, long standing Director Keith Groom stepped up to the position of Managing Director. We all congratulate Keith on his appointment. We would also like to welcome Ollie, Scott B, Dan, Sco...

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