Enlightened Environments

Brilliant environments transform people’s lives. They can change the way we work, the way people shop and the way people relax. Whatever business sector you operate in, we can provide fully integrated end-to-end lighting and MEP design, supply and installation to help you create your own enlightened environment.

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Our qualified and experienced lighting and MEP designers harness the latest technologies and design with maintenance and installation in mind, creating intelligent solutions that will enhance your space and deliver results.  

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As we are UK-based manufacturer, with simple supply chains, we can deliver lighting fixtures and fittings extremely quickly, and can also create customised products to shape a unique environment.

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Our teams of experienced MEP engineers are based across the country and can transform your interiors to the highest standard efficiently.

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From lighting to electrical, from HVAC to fire alarms, we offer a comprehensive range of maintenance for our clients. By taking a planned approach, we can act before anything needs replacing or repairing.

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Welcome to 79 Group

MEP and Lighting Specialists

Only The 79group offers a comprehensive mechanical, electrical and public health contracting and lighting manufacture service.  Thanks to the breadth of our knowledge and services and the expertise of our office and site based teams, we deliver with absolute completion ensuring our clients come back to us time and time again. 

In 2006, no organisation could genuinely claim to offer a turnkey MEP contracting and lighting service.  

Our Directors, Nick, Alex and Owen Claridge, drew on a wealth of collective experience in lighting, manufacturing and MEP contracting and construction spanning over 50 years to fill this gap in the market. 

Today, with an enviable list of prestigious names among its clients, The 79group still occupies a unique position - its integrated approach continuing to provide tangible benefits, from costs savings and speed, to increased sustainability, which help improve performance and deliver measurable results for businesses.

Monsoon, Birmingham Grand Central Station

Monsoon Accessorize is a lifestyle brand that enriches everyday life with natural beauty, positivity and endless discovery.   With transport hubs fast becoming mini shopping malls, Monsoon Accessorize opened a store within Birmingham Grand Central Station.  Our teams carried out full electrical installation including all power, data and fire alarms while working within the stringent confines of transport hubs. 


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Selfridges International Lounge

Selfridges tasked us with carrying out a full electrical installation for a brand new customer services lounge right at the very heart of their Oxford Street store in London.

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Victoria's Secrets, Leeds

Victoria's Secret is North America's No. 1 specialty retailer of women's intimate apparel operating throughout the US, Canada, and now the UK.  The 79group have delivered full electrical installation for Leeds, Brighton, Milton Keynes and Oxford's Westgate Centre Victoria Secret and Pink stores. 

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Uniqlo Flagship

Find out how we worked with a range of designers, contractors and supplies to transform a huge 5-floor space in incredibly tight timescales.

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Regus Express, Heathrow Aiport T3

Global workspace provider Regus wanted to open a third Regus Express location at London Heathrow Airport.  The 79group were awarded the full MEP design and installation for this project and have previously delivered a full MEP package for Regus Express T2. 

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Rivermead Demountable Pool

Take a look to see how we designed, supplied and installed full MEP services for a demountable, 5 lane, 25 metre swimming pool in Rivermead, Reading. 

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Wokefield Park Hotel PH Groups

Complete refurbishment Wokefield Park Hotel, PH Groups. The 79group were awarded the full MEP package.

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Paul Hollywood, Euston Station

Paul Hollywood's has opened his first Knead cafe, a brand new coffee and bakery concept in Euston Rail Station.  The 79group provided lighting and carried out full electrical installation.

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The Cheese Bar, Camden, London.

NAS Jewson Lifestyle Award Winner, The Cheese Bar, has now opened its first-ever permanent site . The 79group carried out full MEP installation and designed, manufactured and installed the bespoke lighting system. 

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Topshop Topman, Dublin

Topshop is a global fashion and beauty brand.  The 79group were awarded this project by the Arcadia Group in conjunction with the main contractor to carry out full electrical installation. 

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PH Groups Wotton House Hotel

De Vere Wotton House hotel near Dorking, has completed its £6 million renovation programme, with The 79group providing full MEP services to totally refurbish existing rooms and service new builds. 

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Bupa Bristol

A full Mechanical, Electrical and Public Health design and build installation for Bupa Healthcare Head Offices in Bristol. The project was over two buildings and 5 floors.

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Communications Project

79group were asked to design, supply, install & commission the electrical, lighting and fire alarm services for the 1st floor works of the new office workspace for a communications company. The space is designed to support the client’s strategic objectives and will be a platform that enhances both their own innovation measures data outage for utility companies so it was imperative that, while this project commenced earlier in the year, it continued and handed over on time during the current Covid 19 crisis.

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Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

We modified MEP services for Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust to create a new modern office space for 250 desks, meeting room and break rooms. This new office is to support staff outside of hospital premises, creating more space in their hospital for clinical specialists, also critical for the current Covid-19 crisis.

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Dobbies Garden Centre Huntingdon

To refurb the instore restaurant facilities to the new design template for Dobbies, a leading garden centre retailer.

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Homebase Telford

Separation works of a large home and garden centre to restructure existing store into 2. Store to remain operational during works.

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Hotel Indigo Bath

To provide electrical services to convert a 300 years old Grade 1 listed building comprising of 12 townhouses in stunning Bath into a spectacular hotel while preserving the buildings definitive charm.

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Heronbridge House

The 79 Group were approached to collaborate with our partners to install and commission a new MEP CAT A fit-out to house a new warm and friendly environment for a leading banking group for their commercial teams to work from.

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EV charging van park for leading online distributor

79group eco is committed to helping our clients achieve their sustainability targets to work towards a Net zero future. 

Having completed the MEP fit out of the main distribution centre we were approached to install EV chargers and sustainable column lighting for delivery vans. 

The parking area was built on waste ground, our teams, alongside the main GC, collaborated with Western Power to install a substation and transformer to supply power to the new eco friendly van parking area. 

The parking area was built on waste ground, our teams, alongside the main GC, collaborated with Western Power to install a substation and transformer to supply power to the new eco friendly van parking area. 

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Other Clients


The 79group MEP provides a complete mechanical, electrical and public health installation service for a range of industries including retail, commercial, leisure, banking and the public sector.

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Lighting Manufacture

Lighting is vital in the interpretation of an interior space. Our range of fittings will create impact while blending into the interior architecture, creating a positive experience for the occupant.

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See how we have transformed the lighting and MEP services for the interiors of organisations in the retail, commercial and public sectors.

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Explore our Enlightened Environments

We design, install and maintain lighting and MEP for clients across a wide spectrum of sectors, including retail, office, banking, factory, education and hospitality and leisure.

Why 79 Group?

The 79group is one of the UK’s leading experts in fully integrated, end-to-end lighting manufacture and MEP contracting for professional environments.

We believe in the transformative power of brilliant environments, the increasing importance of sustainability and the critical role that they both play in improving the performance of your business

Our holistic and people led approach combines all aspects of environmental design and aligns them with your wider business objectives. We balance each constituent part of the process with the day-to-day reality of having to deliver improved performance and measurable results.

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The 79group have become a trusted supplier who consistently deliver; providing lighting design within a number of our concessions and full electrical installation on 36 Arcadia projects within Tesco Extra Stores across the UK. From Miss Selfridge, Dorothy Perkins, Burton and Evans, The 79group understand our concepts for our concessions and provide guidance and help to ensure the highest standards are met.
Mark Symons
Arcadia Group Senior Project Manager

Enhanced Capital Allowance – claim current rate of corporation tax.

We are experts in complying with ECA requirements that can deliver impressive savings in both tax relief and maintenance costs.

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Discover how we can enlighten your environment.

We believe in the transformative power of brilliant environments, the increasing importance of sustainability and the critical role they both play in improving performance. Find out how we can transform your environment today.

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