Quality driven mechanical and electrical building services design specialists Robert Whetham Associates has recently gained RISQS supplier verification under their supplier qualification scheme, qualifying the business to provide solutions for a range of key organisations within the rail industry.

RISQS is a supplier qualification service facilitating suppliers to sell into the Great British rail industry by providing an open, fair and transparent way for them to be formally recognised as capable providers of products and services. It is run by the rail industry under the stewardship of RSSB. The RSSB is a not-for-profit company that supports the rail industry to deliver a better, safer railway.

RSSB RISQS support Network Rail, Transport for London, passenger and freight operating companies, rolling stock organisations, main infrastructure contractors and many other buying organisations in the management of supply chain risk.

RISQS Approval

Robert Whetham, Managing Director, Robert Whetham Associates comments:

“It’s great to be verified by RISQS, it reinforces our commitment to providing a high-quality service and our focus on the railway industry. Our business is well equipped to provide cost effective and creative solutions for various areas of the developing railway industry”

 In addition to RISQS, Robert Whetham Associates are proud members of The Association for Consultancy and Engineering and Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. And also, ISO9001 accredited, and Construction Line members, silver standard.

The railway industry is one of several industries Robert Whetham Associates operate. In many ways the services Robert Whetham Associates provide are easily transferrable, however industry experience and knowhow are key to providing solutions of quality that not just deliver the brief but offer additional benefits.

Mechanical & Electrical Design is the core of the business at Robert Whetham Associates, providing design for all a building requires to successfully function such as power, lighting, heating, hot & cold-water services, ventilation, data comms, access control and various other installations.

In addition to M&E design, Robert Whetham Associates provide a range of services including building appraisals, service checks and condition surveys, which includes detailed inspections of the services within a building in order to establish their condition, and any maintenance requirements, including providing budget costings.

Robert Whetham Associates key areas of industry expertise include education, for example nurseries, primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities. Healthcare facilities, industrial and commercial buildings and emergency services, clients across this sector include Lancashire Fire Services, West Midlands Fire Service, West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service and North West Ambulance Service. Robert Whetham Associates has just been appointed on a new scheme to design training facilities at Bury Training Centre for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service.

For further information on RISQS and RSSB please see:

RISQS: https://www.risqs.org/

RSSB: https://www.rssb.co.uk/

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