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History

Building a legacy

Since Designer Group was established in 1992, we have reached many significant international milestones that have attributed to our global presence and success.

We are a confident and energetic business with strong foundations. We will continue to innovate and challenge the building services industry, designing and delivering sustainable environments, building a legacy.

1992

Designer Electric is formed in Ireland
by Michael Stone, Group CEO

 
2001
Mechanical services are added to our portfolio in Dublin
2006
UK business is incorporated
 
 
2008
Trading commences in the UK
2010
Nick Baish, current UK Managing Director, joins the business
2012
Completion of the International Broadcast Centre for London 2012 Olympics – initial extensive use of pre-fabrication
2013
Secured the Adelphi – a significant stepping stone into major projects and repeat business
Operations begin in Africa for Tullow Oil and Diageo
Successful completion of the DCE data centre
2014
Secured One Blackfriars Road – our first UK project with a value over
£25m
FM services are added to our portfolio in Dublin
German offices are launched
2015
UK office expands and relocates to Watford
Investment and growth in our Group’s internal design department
 
2016
Irish office relocates to cater for successful growth
Diversification into the aviation sector and achievement of accreditations for the rail sector
Unveiling of our Training Academy
Celebration of 25 years successful business
2017
Group 2020 vision, strategy and growth plan is revealed
Designer Group branding revolutionised
Completion of BMS pharmaceutical project valued at €20M
2018
 
€250m

Global secured turnover

1,100+

Team members

Opening of a new central London office

Acquisition of an established FM business

2019
Tim Kenny Group CFO, joins the business
Work commences on
£35m
Biomass power plants in Kenya and Uganda
Designer Group FM rebranded to Sensori FM
2020

High value data centre project secured from confidential client in Oslo, Norway