CW Electrical Ltd in Dublin will soon be celebrating 40 years in business, so Building Ireland felt it was about time they got the lowdown on the company from its Managing Director, Colm Walsh.
Since its inception in 1979, CW Electrical Ltd has earned itself a superb reputation off the back of decades of excellent work all throughout the country.
Situated in East Wall, Dublin 3, the company provide and maintain the highest electrical standards across the electrical industry in Ireland and only employs SOLAS certified electricians and apprentice electricians.
CW Electrical Ltd provides clients with qualified electricians that possess all of the necessary electrical equipment to carry out tasks in an efficient manner.
Colm Walsh is the company’s founder and Managing Director and Building Ireland recently caught up with him to learn all about the business which is fast approaching four decades in existence.
“The company is established since 1979 and right now we have 15 staff working here. I’m the Managing Director and my son Gavin Walsh is also involved , so you could say that it’s a family business we’re running here,” Colm outlined.
Quality both in electrical equipment and electrical expertise has been essential to the success and the continued success in the electrical sector for the company.
Indeed CW Electrical Ltd take great pride in all of their electrical installations and Electrical Maintenance, Electrical Service, Electrical Repairs Department to ensure that the client is provided with the best possible back up service available within the company’s resources.
That’s why they’re reporting another productive year again thus far at 144 Church Road, East Wall, Dublin 3.
“It has been a pretty positive year for us, I have to say. We’re doing on-going work for LinkedIn, Bank of Ireland and the Irish Heart Foundation, so we can’t complain at all,” Colm stated.
Past projects also include works on numerous Allied Irish Bank branches throughout the country, along with work on the Irishtown Sports Stadium in Dublin and on the Royal Hospital in Donnybrook for Townlink Construction.
The ‘Carillion collapse’, which saw the UK Construction group leaving debts of £1.5b after banks finally pulled the plug saw many subcontractors owed money after the collapse and reflecting on it briefly, Colm stated that what happened was simply “wrong”.
To this day, CW Electrical Ltd’s ethos are very much the complete satisfaction and on time delivery of project to the client and design team.
“We offer a genuine 24/7 service all the time and we concentrate on the small things – that’s always been our policy here,” said Colm.
“Co-ordination with our clients is very important and there are a lot of clients that have stuck with us down through the years because of the service we provide them. Smaller businesses potentially give the better service and I think we do that here.”
Above all, Colm Walsh’s company ensure quality in its work by providing and maintaining the highest professional standards across the spectrum of the electrical industry in Ireland.
Since its foundation, it has been the policy of CW Electrical Ltd to provide its clients with the most reliable, dependable service and the highest standard of work.
“This has always been a family-run company and we worked on the very first Criminal Assets Bureau and also did a lot of work on the Garda headquarters in Phoenix Park. We’ve done the electrical work on Arnott’s on Henry Street and the new data system in Revenue,” said Colm.
In January, after eight years on its board, Colm took up the reins as President of the AECI – role that he says “has been a very interesting and enjoyable experience so far”.
CW Electrical Ltd
St Catherines House,
144 Church Road,
Tel: +353 (0)1 855 0274
Fax: +353 (0)1 855 0274
Mob: +353 (0)87 258 7541-Colm Walsh
Mob:+353 (0)87 222 4593-Paul Doyle
Email: [email protected]
Taken from Building Ireland Magazine, November 2018, Vol 4 No 10