Founded by Managing Director Brian Higgins in 1986, and joined by his son Andrew Higgins in recent years, the wholly Irish owned Lara Electrical Ltd is the go to company for all your electrical requirements as they specialise in all areas of electrical installations from domestic to large commercial installations.
In addition to electrical services, Lara is proud to be a leading provider of Security Installations including Intruder Alarm Systems, CCTV Systems, Access Control and Intercom Systems etc. Lara can help you to design, install and commission your project from the initial design stages to completion and final handover.
Their professional staff are highly trained in every aspect of system design, installation, maintenance, and service ensuring all their installations fully comply with the highest quality standards.
Their well-deserved reputation as a leading provider of Electrical and Security Installations both Domestic and Commercial throughout the Leinster area is built on attention to detail, close collaboration with their clients requirements coupled with the technical skills, quality and flexibility of their experienced committed work force.
“The company typically operates with two separate divisions –the Electrical Installation Division and the Security and Maintenance Division. On larger projects the two divisions can come together allowing us to be a one stop shop to our clients” explained Senior Contracts Manager Leonard Henry.
“For example, we have just finished a development of 196 apartments, Marianella, on behalf of Cairn Homes PLC which is located on the Orwell Rd, Rathgar. Our involvement covered literally every aspect of that project from both electrical and security perspectives.”
Lara Electrical Ltd has designed and installed the entire electrical installation and renovations for multiple large industrial office and warehousing units for the Harris Group, covering in excess of 55000Sq.Mtrs of warehousing and office space.
They have completed the initial major renovations and expansion works in Irelands’ largest Hotel, Citywest Hotel Leisure and Convention Centre, expanding the hotel from 50 rooms to the current total of 1,300+ bedrooms including Leisure Centre and Conference Centre.
Lara Electrical are also responsible for the electrical installations for the Maynooth Business Campus and boast 20 years’ experience in electrical installations for modular buildings and portable cabins for Actavo (formally Roankabin) incorporating a wide variety of regulatory sectors from healthcare to schools.
The flourishing company prides itself on quality and craftsmanship. Their committed teams continuously strive to improve the services which they offer. The company’s objective is to provide their customers with flexible solutions to their requirements at very competitive prices.
“We employ approximately upwards of 50 staff and our employees are an absolutely vital cog in the machine,” revealed Financial Controller Susan Finn. “The company encourages staff members to come forward with ideas and continuously supports the staff with continues professional development training. There is a family atmosphere inside the company and as a result the company has a strong track record in the retention of its staff members.”
Lara Electrical has completed in excess of 35,000 domestic installations in its time, working for many of the largest construction companies in Ireland. They offer a full range of domestic electrical services across new builds and renovations including full electrical installations, One off Large Houses, Multi development housing estates and Apartment complexes.
Lara currently provides a professional Servicing and Maintenance service and support to many of Dublin’s largest Property Maintenance Companies and a diverse range of commercial developments. The Dublin based company has been maintaining Fire Alarm and Emergency Lighting systems since 1986 and has a highly experienced and professional Service Team whose job it is to solely look after all systems under their care.
In addition, Lara can design new Fire Alarm and Emergency Lighting Systems or audit existing systems and ensure that your systems adheres to the statutory requirements set out in I.S.3218:2013 (Fire Alarm) and I.S.3217:2013 (Emergency Lighting) .
Through Lara’s vast experience, competency, and competitive pricing, they are best placed to meet all the Fire Alarm and Emergency Lighting System concerns you may have.
Upon completion of any facet of works performed on the Fire Alarm and Emergency Lighting systems, Lara will supply and hold a copy of any certification or reports that you may require to ensure to stay compliant with all statutory requirements.
The company’s standards of accreditation and best business practice are audited and enforced by independent accreditation agencies such as the N.S.A.I, Safe Electric. Private Security Authority and is the foundation on which they have built, delivered and continue to develop a comprehensive electrical and security service.
“Service to the client, commercial or domestic, is key to us,” Susan explained, “while we also pride ourselves on our maintenance service. We engage with our clients continually and it is important to us to ensure a good working relationship and this has helped us to retain our clients over the years. We are constantly expanding the service side of the business to enable us to respond as our customers requirements.”
If you need a quote, advice or simply want to talk about any of Lara Electrical & Alarms’ services, don’t hesitate to contact them on the numbers below.
Lara Electrical & Alarms
Unit D4 Centrepoint Business Park,
Phone: +353 1 465 9090
Email: [email protected]
Taken from Building Ireland Magazine, May, Vol 5 No 4