ICP Showcase | Smith Brothers Ltd

Published 12 Nov 2021

ICP Showcase | Smith Brothers Ltd

Pictured: Class-leading workmanship and Jointer competency demonstrated in the installation of NKT separable connectors shown here terminating medium voltage power cables at 33kV into Siemens 132-33kV 130MVA power transformer.

Project | Lucite (Billingham)

Sector | Chemical Manufacturing

Date | November 2011

Smith Brothers Ltd is a large, turnkey electrical contractor with over 20 years’ experience. Since their inception in 1999, they have worked on a vast portfolio of projects throughout the UK and overseas, both as an ICP and EPC contractor on schemes up to 132kV. Offering a range of services and can cater for everything from the delivery of a turnkey project – including design, the supply and commissioning of equipment and cabling installations from LV up to 132,000 volts (220,000V in ROI).


Jointing & Cabling Services

Cable and jointing services provided by Smith Brothers Ltd including cable management, installations and fault finding.

  • Cable Jointing | Turnkey installation – cable management, joints and terminations, cable ladder racking, cable tray and basket systems civil works and cable pulling
  • Cable Testing | Certified testing with HV pressure testing up to 80,000 volts (80kV) DC and VLF testing up to 94,000 volts (94kV)
  • Cable Fault Location | Cable and fault location, identification and cable spiking
  • Energisation | Network switch-ons – trained and certified to act as an authorised person for switching on client networks and projects

Cable Jointing Terminations 33kV

Download BrochureHigh Voltage Electrical Power Contractors & Jointers of Cables 11kV 33kV 66kV


Services by Smith Brothers

• Cabling & Jointing
• Containerised Substations
• Extra High Voltage (EHV)
• Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC)
• Emergency Callouts
• Industrial, Commercial, Manufacturing
• Maintenance & New connections
• Onshore & Offshore Jointing
• Optical Fibre Installation
• Power System Design
• Switchgear & Transformers
• Testing & Commissioning

Nov 2020 | Lower Strensham – Western Power Distribution (WPD). Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd was commissioned by Next Energy to provide turnkey electrical engineering services for the development of a 125-acre solar farm in Strensham, Worcestershire.

Nov 2020 | Lower Strensham - Western Power Distribution (WPD). Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd was commissioned by Next Energy to provide turnkey electrical engineering services for the development of a 125-acre solar farm in Strensham, Worcestershire.

Dec 2020 | The Grange – Western Power Distribution (WPD). Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd was commissioned by Next Energy to provide turnkey electrical engineering services for the development of a 125-acre solar farm in Strensham, Worcestershire.

Dec 2020 | The Grange – Western Power Distribution (WPD). Smith Brothers Contracting Ltd was commissioned by Next Energy to provide turnkey electrical engineering services for the development of a 125-acre solar farm in Strensham, Worcestershire.

Nov 2016 | Western Power Distribution (WPD) – North Steads Wind Farm – Northern Power Grid (NPG) 33kV Loop In Loop Out.

Smith Brothers was employed by I & H Browns to undertake the balance of plant electrical works of North Steads Wind Farm. This 18MW Wind Farm development consists of nine Senvion 2.05MW turbines which are connected to NPG’s 66kV network, The contract covered the following scope of works:

Design, supply, installation and commissioning of the electrical equipment within the substation building, including:

  • 66kV ceiling end structure
  • 24MVA ABB power transformer 66/33kV ONAF c/w neutral earthing resistor
  • 33kV wind farm array switchboard -ZABB ZX02
  • AUX transformer with LV auto/changeover switchboard
  • Design, supply, installation and commissioning of the 33kV wind farm array cables between the substation and the nine wind turbines
  • Design, supply, installation and commissioning of the fibre optic cables interconnecting the wind turbines
  • Installation and commissioning of the Senvion’s free-issue SCADA equipment, installed within the SCADA room of the substation building
  • Testing and Commissioning of the protection interfaces with NPG
  • Design, supply, installation and commissioning of the substation small power and lighting
  • Energisation of the wind farm site

Nov 2016 | Western Power Distribution (WPD) - North Steads Wind Farm - Northern Power Grid (NPG) 33kV Loop In Loop Out.


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Thorne & Derrick distribute the most extensive range of MV HV Medium & High Voltage Cable Joints, Terminations & Connectors from manufacturers including 3M, Prysmian, Nexans Euromold, Elastimold, Pfisterer CONNEX and Shrink Polymer Systems.

Heat shrink, cold shrink, push-on and slip-over cable accessories enable the jointing, terminating and connection of 11kV-33kV and 66kV-132kV cables to oil, air or gas insulated switchgear, transformers, motors and overhead lines distributing electricity at MV HV.

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