Relay Electrical Contractors were formed in 2012, Specialists in the retail sector we service a range of blue chip retail clients. We currently cover the whole of the UK alongside Sigma Project Installation teams. We have an established national supply base with an excellent credit rating NICEIC approval: ISO9001, 18001, 14001

Core Structure and development

Relay structure investment in 2014 – Increased management / supervision, approved subcontractor panel –and our subcontractor quality approval process. We strengthed our property maintenance opportunities with existing clients in 2014 using our people investment, fleet and plant investment. We also focused on branding and new client tenders which are at the core of 2014 business plan.

Store Installation

2013 Sigma Remodel programme landed to include new H&B roll out over 20 stores, cosmetic units, MVG bays new gondola supplies this equated to an order value in excess of a £120’000.00.

Relay managed 2 large ASDA roll outs completed inquarter 3 and 4 consisting of a 50 Photocake install

and a 30 store Cosmetic bay roll out, One ice cream trail roll out were all completed.

Further to the Asda roll out Relay also managed ‘The Works’, Re-brand scheme consisting of lighting schemes, cash desk replacements, shop fronts and general maintenance. Full store electrical installations for The Works in Scotland, London and Leicester were also implemented.

Completed store closures for ASDA distribution board maintenance contract agreed Warehouse relocation projects delivered.

Our Work: Full Chain Rebrand

The Relay team Re-fitted 150 sites across the UK. Carried out store surveys and equipment breakdowns produced by Sigma. We procured all equipment, managed orders placed with suppliers of over £5million of equipment.


Management of the complete supply chain management in excess of 20,000 pallets inbound. Complete transport planning and scheduling of equipment of 500 outbound vehicles – and management of supplier invoicing schedules.

Our Work: Full Chain Rebrand

Managed the fit out of 15 short lease trading stores over 3 week period. Completed a full electrical installation by our NICEIC approved team. Serviced air conditioning, installed stud wall and wall panelling and full decoration works. Shop frontage Installation, fitted full modular system. Co-ordinated timed deliveries to site from the Sigma warehouse.

Our Work: New Store Fit – Out

Created a phased delivery schedule to ensure a fast and cost-efficient system. Delivery of fixtures to site and subsequently collected obsolete kit. We also provided a dedicated Project Manager to oversee the delivery schedule. Then managed all contractors including CCTV, signage and air conditioning. Finally we removed all assests from the store and returned to a central consolidation centre where it was assessed for reuse or disposal.

Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality

Robust processes for quality implementation and monitoring. We implement continuous staff training and development to our service only organisation – reinfordced our no hidden cost policy to all Relay personnel.

Environmental Management quality system Our commitment to the Environment is highlighted by our British Standards Institution ISO 14001 Environmental Management quality system that covers areas such as re-use, recycling, resource usage and waste disposal

NICEIC Approved Contractor Scheme 

NICEIC Approved Contractor Scheme is for electrical contractors undertaking design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of electrical installations to BS 7671.
The scheme is open to any electrical contractor or contracting organisations who can demonstrate their competence to perform electrical installation work in accordance with BS 7671.

Applicants may include:

  • Electricians working on commercial and industrial installations
  • Electricians working on domestic installations
  • Testing and inspection
  • Street lighting installers
  • Security systems installers
  • Other contractors with a scope of work covered by BS 767

efficient and professional

Companies like Relay are very hard to find. The professional service they provide is one of the best I've ever experienced. We've found the people throughout every tear of the company are a pleasure to work with.

Phil Crowther | FluidFour

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