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Solid State’s Relationship with Cinema Chain Goes from Strength to Strength

Empire Leicester SquareWhen national cinema chain, Empire Cinemas, need specialist electrical projects completing, they call on the life-safety experts, Solid State.

Already responsible for servicing and maintaining the critical life-safety systems at 16 Empire Cinemas across the UK, the company also adapts existing fire and voice alarm systems at cinemas undergoing structural alterations. Most recently, its expert engineers extended the alarm systems at the spectacular new Gate Complex in Newcastle to allow for a £5.5M expansion programme including the provision of eight new ‘studio screens’ equipped with the latest digital projection and sound systems.

Said Mike Seary, Service and Maintenance Manager at the company: “We have built up an excellent relationship with Empire Cinemas over the years due to our ability to successfully complete specialist electrical projects on time and within budget. Our relationship is built on mutual trust and we are proud to be associated with such a prestigious national chain.”

Empire Cinemas operate 162 screens across 16 cinemas in the United Kingdom. The chain’s flagship site is the magnificent Empire Cinema in London’s Leicester Square.

Said Neil Goulding, Empire Cinema’s Facilities and Construction Director: “Solid State are dependable, honest, informative, knowledgeable and totally committed to providing a quality service that is cost-effective, timely and in the best interests of the customer. I cannot recommend them highly enough”.

Solid State’s service and maintenance department currently manages an impressive portfolio of over 300 national, regional and single site contracts. The company offers a full 24-hour call out service across the UK mainland and will service any electrical system to the relevant British standards.

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