National College for HS2

National College for HS2


Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services


To supply, install & commission a Schneider Electric Prisma P 1250 A LV switchboard incorporating a castell key exchange system along with the associated sub distribution Panelboards, stand alone PFC and  Lift changeover panels complete with dual bypass.


Located on Lakeside, Doncaster, the National College for High Speed Rail will comprise circa 76,000 sq ft of teaching and workshop space, including specialist rail equipment such as 150m of external track and catenary. Along with Birmingham, it will train thousands of engineers to meet HS2’s future needs, as well as those in the wider rail sector, by providing a real workplace environment to prepare students for work on high-speed rail infrastructure.

The £25m State Of The Art College will be opening its doors to a first intake of industry professionals and apprentices in September 2017, with courses for over 1,000 students aged 18+ starting the following academic year.

  • LV Switchgear Solutions

    LV Switchgear Solutions

    KDS work with several main manufacturers to select the most appropriate solution to suit our customers requirements and constraints.

    Our solutions are based around Eaton xEnergy, Schneider Electric & Cubic Modular Systems.

  • Lighting & Power Distribution Boards

    Lighting & Power Distribution Boards

    Our dual metered split load lighting & power board answers the needs for compliance with the latest building regulations.

    We offer metered lighting & power boards utilising Eaton Electric, Schneider Electric and ABB.

  • Eaton xEnergy Partner

    Eaton xEnergy Partner

    Eaton’s Licenced Panel Builder Partner for the West Midlands 

    We offer xEnergy switchboards up to 5000A

    Factory built panelboards

    Split load Lighting & Power boards

  • Service & Support

    Service & Support

    We provide the total solution for our customers.

    From initial design, manufacturing & testing

    To installation & commissioning   

    And with full engineering and technical backup 

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