History

2021

Following the success of our Project Falcon 1a works and after a competitive tender process, MJ Quinn were awarded Project Falcon 1b contract by Openreach in North West England. Locations include Aintree, Blackpool, Hale, Hyde, Kirkham, Rochdale and Wigan. As a result of these works around 900,000 more North West homes and businesses will benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £360m.

2020

In early 2020, COVID-19 was declared a worldwide pandemic and whilst most of the UK lockdown and worked from home, MJ Quinn were granted key worker status. Across the UK, our teams worked tirelessly to ensure children could continue to learn, people could continue to work and families and friends could keep in touch safely using online video call platforms, adapting our way of working and implementing strict safety procedures to keep ourselves and the public safe. All at MJ Quinn are immensely proud of the way in which we supported one another to keep the nation connected.

MJ Quinn successfully awarded a Project Falcon 1a contract by Openreach to support a £12 billion project bringing ultrafast, ultrareliable ‘Full Fibre’ broadband to millions of homes and businesses throughout the UK.

MJ Quinn to build a new infrastructure in Merseyside, Cheshire and South Wales. MJ Quinn to be responsible for construction tasks such as: surveying, building, testing and supporting Openreach to commission the network so that customers can place orders.

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic the MJ Quinn Training Academy post record numbers for 2020 welcoming over 2,400 engineers, delivering over 7,300 accreditations and over £2.1 million worth of training.

2020 saw MJ Quinn open an additional three new warehouse facilities, totalling over 50,000 square feet of storage capacity. With sites strategically based in Deeside, Newport and Liverpool, to support our increasing portfolio of works, all three sites are now fully operational, providing daily service to our field teams.

MJ Quinn are awarded Openreach Network Service Agreement contract for the entirety of Wales. This is a landmark contract for MJ Quinn and supports our strategic objective to become one of the leading fibre installation company’s in the UK.

MJ Quinn awarded FTTP Cities contracts in 5 boroughs of the Merseyside Area.

2019

MJ Quinn vision to be the UK’s number one Services Provider continues. Offering end to end solutions for our client through our experienced, resourceful and innovative people.

MJ Quinn Traffic Management Division formed, with headquarters based in Knowsley and a satellite depot in Bradford.

MJ Quinn now design manufacture and install a full suite of QE Solutions cooling products, installation it’s 300th cooling using in BT telephone exchanges. The success of MJ Quinn ICT cooling solutions lead to the formulation of our Qe Solutions brand. Qe Solutions is an international company offering our client base specialist cooling services, alongside standard air conditioning works.

2018

MJ Quinn acquired by Constructel, a Visabeira Global Company.

MJ Quinn commence full fibre PON installation in 5 major cities on behalf of Openreach. At year end we have reached over 65,000 homes passed.

Openreach award MJ Quinn a 2 year+1 fixed volume service delivery contract guaranteeing a minimum volume of 27,000 installations per week.

Following a successful trial project MJ Quinn awarded Openreach contract to install circa 500 second DSLAMs nationwide.

2015

MJ Quinn were awarded a 2 year contract on behalf of Vodafone installing and commissioning 4G. At the completion of the contract MJ Quinn built 66 sites.

Openreach award national Service Delivery Self Installation contract to MJ Quinn.

2014

MJ Quinn were awarded a 2 year contract on behalf of Vodafone installing and commissioning 4G. At the completion of the contract MJ Quinn built
1119 sites.

2013

MJ Quinn awarded its first full cooling contract for BT and the first Adiabatic unit was installed.



2012

MJ Quinn awarded Openreach contract for Service Delivery nationally. Initially working on Copper Provision this contract has grown to cover all aspects of Service Delivery installs. Team has grown from 50 engineers to 900+ with a full back office function and field support team. Completions have risen from 6,000 per week to a peak of 33,000.

2011

Start of BT Energy & Cooling programme: installing, maintaining & repairing equipment in Exchanges



Our History - 2011
2010

MJ Quinn re-enters the telecommunications arena winning a contract with Telent to install Ties, Tams and EvoTams in exchanges nationwide.

MJ Quinn rapidly grew from completing 50 jobs per week to 1,000.

Our History - 2001
2009

MJ Quinn awarded Mechanical, Electrical and Fire installation and maintenance contracts for all London Underground stations and depots.

2002

MJ Quinn awarded part of the fibre CONNECT contract, a 4 year £30m project to install the LAN for London.

London Undergrond
1994

MJ Quinn awarded the prestigious fire and voice installation contract at Waterloo International Terminal, the first station to take Eurostar trains across to mainland Europe.

In addition to this, MJ Quinn worked with Madam Tussauds and on the Canary Wharf Development.

1989

MJ Quinn registered as a Limited Company.

Formed as an M&E contractor working with major construction companies across the UK.

Our History - 1994
1988

MJ Quinn partner with Marconi working on the System X exchanges followed by SDH (Synchronous Digital Hierarchy).

1987

Following the tragic fire at Kings Cross, MJ Quinn worked alongside London Underground on the upgrade of many systems within their network.

Our fire systems business grew from strength to strength. The North of England was coming out of recession and we were ideally located to offer our traditional services of mechanical and electrical for: Merseyside Police, NHS, Marconi Electronics, Ford Motor Company, Rolls Royce Engines, MOD and Glaxo.

Our History - 1987
1979

MJ Quinn awarded contract for the first electrical installations at Euston Station.



Our History - 1978
1978

Mike Quinn entered the world of self-employment as an electrical contractor.

The company mainly worked on commercial, factory networks and installing and maintaining Walter-Kidde fire systems on ships visiting Liverpool Docks.

Our close association with Walter-Kidde led to the development of capability in fire detection and suppression, providing the foundations for future growth. The rush to install non water-based fire protection systems and the use of Halon 1301 to protect stored data in the financial sector provided further opportunities.

Mike Quinn

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