As a Network Rail Principal Contractor Licence (PCL) holder, Giffen Group ensures all work meets the highest standards of safety, quality and competency. Our extensive list of Link-Up Engage product codes reflects the scope of our ability and experience.
For nearly 50 years, Giffen have been supporting the London Underground Network, and is one of a select group of contractors to have worked at every London Underground location.
We are proud of that association and pleased to be actively involved in the current programme of modernising the London Underground Network.
Giffen Group’s extensive work experience ensures that our various clients within London Underground and TfL, can rely on our unrivalled understanding of the operating procedures when working on any London Underground project.
They also benefit from our broad knowledge of the existing underground infrastructure which, when combined with our technical capabilities and practical knowledge of project management, translate into value for money engineering; delivering practical solutions to budget and on time, every time.
Core electrical installation services are complemented by our extensive signalling and cable route management systems experience, delivery of civils works, vegetation clearance, security and communications systems and mechanical installations.
Giffen Group have worked on the National Rail infrastructure since the 1960’s. Over this time, the Company has developed and refined its safe working culture and reputation for consistent and high quality delivery.
Our clients, employees and stakeholders benefit from Giffen Group’s total commitment to a behavioural safety culture.This can be demonstrated with our “365 day challenge”award from Network Rail. Holding a Network Rail Principal Contractor’s Licence and an extensive portfolio of over 400 Link-Up Engage Product Groups, Giffen Group, through its Rail Sector is able to deliver projects across the UK. Our expertise of delivering complex signalling, electrical and power works is reflected in the breadth of experience that we have and the capability of our highly trained signalling and electrical teams. Our teams are experts in the installation and upgrade of signalling power projects (400-650v) and have delivered numerous schemes installing Bender Units and other remote controlled insulation monitoring devices.
Our dedicated teams of technicians are competent and experienced in undertaking all aspects of compliance works arising from Special Inspection notices, such as SIN119 where equipotential bonding and earthing rod installation with associated cabling and surveys and compliance certification can help achieve compliance on a route.
Point Heating and Conductor Rail Heating is a speciality of the Company with numerous sites of new and refurbished systems installed. We are also experts in the removal of gas point heating systems and have full capability to liaise with the DNO suppliers and design new installations.
Detailed Testing and Commissioning works are regularly undertaken by the Company for a range of Clients and specific signalling testing and all range of signalling equipment can be installed or upgraded.
People are the key to our success: All Giffen personnel are fully qualified, trained and experienced in working in the specialist and highly regulated underground working environment. Our depth of resource, and bank of experience has been pivotal in our continued success and is constantly reviewed through a programme of continual development and training.