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Squire explores hidden history at Queen Mary’s University

Here at Squire we’ve been lucky enough to work on a number of significant historical buildings, many of which still have signs of their fascinating ‘hidden’ history in plain sight – so long as you know where to look! Due to the nature of our work, we’ve stumbled across many an interesting artefact and site […]

Gasholders: A History

What are gasholders? Known as gasholders or gasometers, these enormous containers are made from metal bolted together and are used to stored vast amounts of natural gas near atmospheric pressure. The first gasholders were solid spherical containers, supported by equally solid, sturdy legs that held them steady. But in 1824 in Leeds, a new type […]

Squire Energy Timeline: 2003 – 2019

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Smart gas meters: the rollout and its challenges

One of the biggest challenges we are facing at Squire Energy right now is posed by the UK government’s smart meter rollout scheme. Under the scheme, energy suppliers are required to begin the process of transitioning from traditional energy meters to smart meters, with a target of offering a smart meter to every home or […]

Project Focus: The Honey Monster Factory

No stranger to high-profile projects, one of our latest assignments was the disconnection of gas meters at the ‘home’ of one of Britain’s most recognisable furry cereal ambassadors – the Honey Monster. Until recently, the Southall-based production site was the sole producer and distributor of one of Britain’s best loved cereals, Honey Monster Puffs (formerly […]

A Day in the Life of a Gas Engineer

By Ray Coleman, Gas Engineer at Squire Energy Having never been one for the office 9-5 grind, my job as a gas engineer is perfect for someone who likes a new challenge every day. Each job is different, especially as I’m a ‘master of all trades’ – from gas disconnections, to mains laying or meter […]