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02 Jul

Magna LED Lighting Upgrade to Spoiler Cell Area

The existing poor lighting to the spoiler assembly area was removed and replaced with new energy efficient LED light fittings. The lighting will give a substantial increase in lighting lux levels, there will be less costs for maintenance and a decrease in energy consumption.

02 Jul

Electrical Trace Heating Moss Lane, Knowsley Industrial Park

Electrical Trace Heating & Insulation Package, to the Hammermill & Flaker Lines. Installation of electrical trace heating to the flaker, Hammermill, Fuel Tank and Board Breaker Areas.

01 Jun

SIMS Metal Management Ltd Ellesmere Port Lead Recovery from Glass

SIMS Metal Management Limited has built a commercial trial plant to recover lead from funnel glass of Cathode Ray Tubes (CRT). The Site is owned by the client and the plant is to operate as a separate chemical processing unit to the existing metal recycling facility.

12 Aug

50 Years In Business

Last year was our 50th year in business. The Company was incorporated in May 1964; the year the Beatles film a Hard Day’s Night was released, the Queen gave birth to her fourth child Edward, the film Zulu was released, and the average weekly wage was £16. Liverpool won the football league and Top of the Pops was first aired on BBC.

The directors at this time were brothers John and Tony Hennity, both electrical engineers. Tony was the father of Nick Hennity the current Chairman. 
The sixties were boom times, many industrial plants where being built during this period in the North West.


1964 to 1974

The business started carrying out electrical installations and small civil engineering projects. During the first decade the business built petrol stations for Shell all over the UK. Lyjon were involved in the development of Shell Star where we had over 300 men working on site. Shell Star is now C F Fertilisers (UK) Ltd and Lyjon are still working at this plant as one of the main maintenance contractors, supplying Electrical/Instrumentation, Civil Engineering Services. This successful relationship which has been built over many years, reflects the true meaning of partnering, and
 is what differentiates Lyjon from others.

1974 to 1984

During this decade Lyjon began working for many local authorities including Wirral, Cheshire West, Chester, Knowsley, Liverpool.

1984 to 1994

The Company went into speculative housing development during this time and began working in social housing for Knowsely Housing Trust, again a client Lyjon is still working with. Lyjon purchased Ellesmere Port Insulation (UK) Ltd and began to develop relationships with many blue chip companies, working on insulation, cladding and general engineering projects. Ellesmere Port Insulation is marketed under the Lyjon brand this division works for mostly industrial clients including paper mills, chemical companies and other industrial plants within the UK. This division is thriving at the moment as again it delivers a quality product at competitive rates.

1994 to 2004

Lyjon Group consolidated and continued to work for all the above sectors. The business continued to execute reliability, quality and safety it is known for and strengthened it’s working relationships.

2004 to 2014

Lyjon Group has become involved in framework contracts, as this is the way forward for many clients. Lyjon Group has been successful in winning many frameworks including United Utilities, Cheshire West, and frameworks for various housing trusts.


Last year saw the group achieve its highest turnover, acquiring new clients in what is still a very competitive market.

Success Breeds Success

Lyjon Group is still a family business. The company Directors are very involved and hands on. They go the extra mile to ensure the customer receives the best services. They spend time with clients, planning and understanding their requirements and goals by listening. The team then makes sure the work is executed on time, to budget, and to the performance specification, safely and to the quality that our clients come to expect.

12 Aug

Knowsley Village

The project was to improve the thermal properties of 26 bungalows in Homer Road, Wiltons Drive and Frederick Lunt Avenue. The project is part of the Knowsley Housing Trust £11.3 million investment in an improvement programme to both maintain and upgrade the homes and facilities for their tenants.

29 May

Bridgend Re-Roofing

The project was to re-roof the main production buildings consisting of 3000m2. Lyjon cladding was invited to work on the SCA Bridgend roofing project by MIKROS. The work had to be done while the plant stayed in full production.

29 May

Mexichem – Runcorn

After 40 years of operation, Mexichem Fluor’s A22 Plant ceased production and was ring-fenced for demolition in December 2009. Work took place to enable demolition, including decontamination, decoupling and stripping of the plant. Lyjon have been involved since conception for de-commissioning strip out of all E/I systems

29 May

NuStar Tank 204

Lyjon Group have been working on the NuStar plant for over 25 years. Tank 33 is our latest project. Over time the cladding and insulation becomes less effective and needs replacing. Relaging storage tanks and associated pipework is one of our main activities at NuStar.

29 May

United Molasses Storage Pipe Lagging

The company has evolved from United Molasses historic trading and shipping business and is committed to the provision of high quality bulk liquid storage for a variety of other sectors from petroleum products and chemicals to oils and fats.

08 Apr

Georgia Pacific PP3 Building

Lyjon have been working with Georgia Pacific engineers for some time looking after other paper manufacturing facilities in the North of England. The work considered of scaffolding, removal and replacement of sheeting purlins and cladding, painting, and rainwater harvesting.

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