South Quay Plaza

Client’s Challenge

Berkeley Group engaged H&MV to provide power to Phase 1 of the South Quay Plaza Project over 68 stories. South Quay Plaza is a landmark development and one of the tallest residential buildings in Europe.

• Speed of connection a consideration.

• Tight time frames in line with client programme. 


London, UK


11 kV


Start Date

January 2019


Completion Date

June 2020

H&MV Solution

H&MV have been contracted for a design and build package to provide power to phase one of the South Quay Plaza projects, phase one includes 633 residential units and 3 commercial units spanning 68 stories.

Project Scope

• Design and build 11 kV DNO cable route and switch room in development basement, adopted by DNO (UKPN).

• Design and build adoptable IDNO substation in development basement with facility for expansion of 11kV ring for future planned development phases.

• Design and build of fully IDNO adoptable LV network within building core.

• Installation of LV distribution boards, SMDB’s, MSDB’s and LV riser and service cabling.

• The equipment installed on this project to date include the following:

– 8 panel Genie Evo distribution board (11kV)
– 1000kVA transformer
– Transformer mounted RMU
– Transformer mounted 8-way LV distribution board
– X 8 SMDB’s
– X 23 MSDB’s
– All associated cabling

• Project Management and Commissioning of electrical installation.

• Produce a complete set of electrical as built drawings and a safety handover file.

• Responsible for issuing the Integrated Test Plans (ITPs), Construction Management Plans, Quality Plans, Safety Management Plan and Temporary Works Register

• Daily toolbox talks, weekly progress and safety meetings, issue and risk management along with regular status reporting

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