RD Jukes Ltd

Our Company History/Timeline

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  1. 2023-24

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  2. 2022

    March 2022, sees the publication of Amendment 2 to the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations. This update is ensure industry regulations keep pace with technological change, maintaining safe and efficient electrical installations.

  3. 2021

    Covid restrictions slowly easing, as RDJ work on a new Medical Centre, George Eliot Hospital - Maternity Busbar, Walsall Manor Wards 9-12 and commence a major principle contract Upgrade of HV & LV Infrastructure.

  4. 2020

    The UK goes into a nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in response R.D. JUKES & Co. Ltd. adapts processes in order to complete a new Surgical Facility and QEHB Linac Bunker 2, amongst other critical projects.

  5. 2016-18

    UK votes to leave the European Union - RDJ carry out major projects on the HV/LV Infrastructure Cannock Hospital, Keele University - New Primary Care Unit.     

    #RDJ50 branding launched in celebration of our 50th year.

  6. 2014

    RDJ introduce a new logo, re-branding and carried out projects including Sandwell Hospitals, Lyndon provision of 2 x 1Mva temporary standby and running generators, diversion of LV sub mains cables.

  7. 2013

    The 17th Edition was amended to include a new section on electric car charging. WMAS Coventry Ambulance Station Heartlands Hospital, Tower Block, LV Sub Main & St Martins School All Through School, Oswestry.

  8. 2012

    While London hosts the Olympic Games for the third time, RDJ are working on a disaster recovery centre, Birmingham Children’s Hospital – PICU and at Aston University – replacing the Main Building fire alarm system.

  9. 2010

    New Queen Elizabeth Hospital begins to function adjacent to its predecessor's site, now, known as the heritage building. The Energy required the government to reports progress made on the de-carbonisation of electricity generation.

  10. 2008

    RDJ health & safety management system achieved accreditation to ISO18001 health & safety standard, creating our integrated QUENSH system.

  11. 2007

    RDJ environmental management system achieved accreditation to ISO14001 environmental standard.

  12. 2004-05

    Amendment 2 to British Standard BS 7671 (Requirements for Electrical Installations). With the most significant change being cable colour coding.
    RDJ go online; our first website is launched.

  13. 2002

    RDJ achieved accreditation to CHAS health & safety scheme and carry out work at Birmingham Children’s Hospital Midwifery LED unit and Genetics Department, Kings School, Wolverhampton.

  14. 2001

    RDJ quality management system achieved accreditation to ISO9001 quality standard and carried out projects replacing the main LV switch panel at Holloway Circus, Birmingham and also a Main Switch Panel upgrade at Hillcrest Hospital.

  15. 1999

    RDJ are working on Good Hope Hospital A&E refurbishment, University of Birmingham Great Hall, alongside other projects.

  16. 1998

    RDJ achieve accreditation to the Constructionline scheme.

  17. 1994

    RDJ are one of 3 electrical contractors appointed to commence the University of Birmingham Electrical Framework.

  18. 1992

    RDJ reach Job 1000 with a project at University of Birmingham, Medical School main reception.
    Channel Tunnel opens, linking London and Paris by rail.

  19. 1991

    BS 7671 16th Edition Wiring Regulations launched with the first certificates including test results and an inspection schedules.

  20. 1988

    RDJ project awarded at Birmingham General Hospital in Steelhouse Lane (the site of the current Children’s Hospital).

  21. 1987

    RDJ adopt computer systems and work installing a new ‘energy management system' (now known as BMS) at Stafford General Infirmary.

  22. 1984

    RDJ installing new central battery emergency lighting system, using MICS cabling within the Biology Building at University of Birmingham.

  23. 1983

    RDJ work on refurbishing Hodgkiss Ward at St George’s Hospital and first major infrastructure works at Stafford District General Hospital.

  24. 1981

    15th Edition Wiring Regulations launched which allowed for a greater level of harmonisation with the rest of Europe.

  25. 1973

    R.D. JUKES & Co. Ltd. is registered at Companies House.
    The NICEIC roll of Approved Contractors reaches 6,307 & Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Silver Jubilee.

  26. 1971

    R.D. JUKES move into premises in Walsingham Street, Walsall.
    To reduce electricity consumption, and conserve coal stocks, the government introduced a number of measures, including power cuts and three-day work order.

  27. 1970-71

    The 14th Edition was reprinted with metric units for the first time. NICEIC is registered as a charity and decimalisation is introduced in the UK.

  28. 1968

    R.D. JUKES was formed as electrical engineers and contractors by Roy Jukes and his wife Eiryl. The current NICEIC Logo was launched.

  29. 1966

    BS 7671 14th Edition Wiring Regulations launched and saw the first mention of the word ‘bonding’ and was reprinted over seven times.

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