Case Studies


Rooftop Support Frame, London

Kernow were tasked with designing & supplying a large rooftop plant deck which could support 3x 16 tonne AHU units, incorporating a service walkway as well as providing support to a number of building services. As the closure of a busy London road had already been authorised time was very much of the essence. With close collaboration from all involved, the kit form siFRAMO frame was delivered, on time, ready to be lifted up onto the roof to be installed. Read More


Bespoke Gantry Bridge, cornwall

Bespoke solutions are often needed with building services projects to overcome unique site challenges. At the Royal Cornwall Hospital we encountered a variety of challenges such as the complex site location, inadequate access, existing structures and potential obstructions to consider, and of course – tight deadlines! With careful planning, the challenges were navigated and an ideal support frame was successfully provided to address all our customer’s requirements. Read More



Hinkley Point C Power Station, Somerset

Kernow have been supplying the Hinkley Point C Project with a range of products and project support since the early stages in 2016. This includes fixings, bracketry, containment, Unistrut, tools and site consumables as well as designs, load calculations and other technical support. Delivering with our own vehicles and drivers, we’re accustomed to the stringent logistical procedures and provide a smooth order process by maintaining full control of orders from beginning to end. Read More



Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil

Kernow were recently involved with supporting the main contractor with phase 1 of the Prince Charles Hospital refurbishment in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. The works resulted in a number of M&E services requiring installation onto the rooftop of the building. Kernow were tasked with designing, fabricating and delivering a number of bespoke H Frames & Modular Supports in a short space of time. Using our own transport this was achieved no problem! Read More



NHS Nightingale, Exeter

We often hear of projects where time is of the essence, but this was most definitely the case here! Kernow were chosen as the M&E supplier of choice for this project and arranged the complete supply of all fixings, brackets, tools & site equipment. As a result of teamwork, rapid deliveries and pre-fabricated solutions, this mammoth 116 bed hospital project was completed in just 57 days! Read More



150 Bishopsgate, London

Kernow were recently involved in supplying one of the main, national M&E contractors on this prestigious development right in the heart of London. This central location provided some unique logistical challenges, however working closely with those involved we were able to facilitate time critical deliveries to site or a nearby consolidation centre. Goods also received special packing such as being labelled up for each floor and area as well as being carefully wrapped to enable safe lifting. Read More



48 Carey Street, London

Right from the start Kernow have been heavily involved with this luxury London development. Aside from supplying vast quantities of bracketry, plastic ducting and site welfare, we were also involved with a large amount of pre-planning and design of special prefabricated brackets. These bespoke brackets were made to order and delivered to site on pallets ready to be installed. This not only saved the contractor on labour but also reduced down-time and ensured there were no hot works on site. Read More



Facebook Offices, Euston Road, London

Having been chosen as supplier of choice, Kernow were able to draw on years of knowledge and overcome a number of challenges involved with fitting out floors on this central London office block. From providing fixings advice on complex hollow-pot ceilings to supplying bespoke pipe and cable support brackets ready for swift and simple installation, Kernow enabled the contractors to complete the works in the very tight fast-track time frame. Read More



Plantroom Support Frame, Reading

Kernow were recently tasked with assisting in the refurbishment of a prestigious 70,000 sq. ft office facility located on the banks of the River Thames. Our customer came to us urgently on a Wednesday afternoon requiring a pre-fabricated frame to support a 9 tonne plant room on the roof of the building. The following Monday morning the bespoke siFramo 80 modular frame system was delivered. Designed, pre-fabricated and delivered in just three days! Read More



Derrys Cross building, plymouth

Kernow worked closely with EHA Group and their subcontractors from the early stages of this major project in Plymouth city centre. We visited site regularly working with partners to provide the best solutions including pre-fabricated M&E support brackets, call-off order services, supply of fixings, brackets, containment and plastic ventilation to meet the needs of the project. We delivered orders personally, ensuring close liaison with the site booking in team to achieve strict logistical requirements, crucial to this project’s success!



Wembley Stadium Project, london

We're excited to be supplying contractors on the impressive Wembley Stadium project. Kernow are currently providing Unistrut, fixings, bracketry and site equipment. Delivering to the Stadium is a challenge due to the extensive restrictions imposed, including delivery slots and booking references, but that doesn't stop us delivering our Kernow-How to site!



Carbis Bay Development, Cornwall

Kernow Fixings have been working closely with the M&E contractors on a luxury seafront development in Cornwall, located on a blue flag award winning beach – Carbis Bay. Kernow provided the required fixings and support systems, pre-assembling support frames offsite to ensure the project ran smoothly and on time. Due to the coastal environment we supplied only fully corrosion-resistant materials for this project. Read More



Primark Distribution Hub, Northamptonshire

Kernow recently won the contract to supply the new Primark Distribution Facility in Northamptonshire. Kernow were privileged to provide all the containment and fixings for the M&E in this 1m square foot mega shed, amounting to 19,000 lengths of basket tray plus associated products. Over 6 artic lorry loads of basket were delivered to site in line with our customer's requirements.



Hemerdon Tungsten & Tin Project, Devon

The Drakelands Mine has one of the Western World's largest tungsten and tin resources and provides a secure supply of tungsten for a global customer base.  We worked closely to support most contractors on this major project, and supplied a vast range of products, from the heavy-duty cable ladder installed throughout the plant, to the steelwork fixings, to general consumables and tools.



58 Victoria Embankment, London

We have been very fortunate to be a major supplier to the M&E Contractor on this prestigious London project, delivering almost daily, overcoming delivery time slots, and tight site restrictions



Belgrave Square, London

Kernow were chosen to partner with the M&E Contractor for this high end refurbishment.  A landmark project, situated in one of the most prestigious locations, often referred to as Billionaires Square



ALD Automotive HQ, Bristol

Working with one of the largest M&E Contractors in the UK, Kernow have supplied all containment and associated supports and fixings to this project, located next to the M4, near Bristol.  This project was managed as a Call-Off, with scheduled deliveries.



Fulham Reach, London

Supporting this project on almost a daily basis, with the supply of support bracketry and associated products, we are delighted to have been chosen as the preferred supplier to the Sub-Contractors on this fastisitc development.



Beaufort Park, London

Situated in Hendon, adjacent to the M1, this ongoing huge development has been a pleasure to support.  Working with the M&E and Building Services Contractors, we have achieved timed, and scheduled deliveries to the client's complete satisfaction.



Energy-from-Waste Plant, Plymouth

South West Devon EFW Plant is one of the most efficient energy from waste plants in Europe which can process 250,000 tonnes per annum.  Kernow enjoyed supporting almost all contractors on this project, offering consignment stock on site, weekly meetings, and pre-fabricated support systems.



Cornwall Energy Recovery Centre, Cornwall

The Cornwall Energy Recovery Centre will process more than 320,000 tonnes of household waste per year and provide enough power for 21,000 homes.  We used dedicated vehicles to supply almost daily to this project, supporting many requirements.  With regular same-day deliveries and site meetings, we asisted contractors to minimise downtime and delays, supplying fixings, containment, and the FRAMO steel framing solution.  



20 Fenchurch Street, London

20 Fenchurch Street, also known as the 'Walkie Talkie' building hosts one of the highest solar panel arrays in Europe.  Kernow were favoured to be the preferred supplier for the complete support system and fixings behind this array.  Close liaison with the contractor was critical to advise the most suitable fixings for this complex installation, and to deliver to this prestigious address in line with strict logistical requirements.