It is important when you run a business to carefully monitor your outgoings. Although there are many ways you can save money, there is something that you can’t afford to cut corners on. One of those things is electricity and the electrical systems you utilise in your business premises.

Electricity is vital to keep things going and when issues and problems arise, it can literally bring your business operations to a standstill. As time is money in the business world, this not only sets your schedule back and could mean you are late for important deadlines but will hit your profits. That is why you must hire an electrical contractor that is experienced and offers the highest quality of services.

Help Choosing an Electrical Contractor

If you need to hire an electrical contractor either for long-term work or an emergency, you may be intimidated by the number of different individuals and firms there are operating in the West Midlands. It’s not a decision you should rush into but labouring over it could be just as much of a problem, especially if you need work completed quickly.

Therefore, to help you out a little and save you some time, effort and stress, we have put together a list of what we believe are the top 5 electrical contractors operating in Birmingham in the West Midlands right now.


MSE is based in Redditch and has been providing the commercial and industrial sectors in the West Midlands area with specialist electrical and mechanical services for more than 35 years now. Their engineers are all fully trained to a high standard and carry valid CSCS cards.

The range of services they offer includes all manner of maintenance and installation work in the data, electrical and mechanical sectors. They endeavour to take a flexible approach, treating no two jobs the same and look to providing the best value service that meets their needs and objectives.

Whether you are looking for general electrical services, air condition, ventilation, heating, network cable, building maintenance or other more specialist services, they can help.

Over the years, they have worked with clients ranging from Sainsbury’s and Tesco to Walsall College and Chubb, among many others.

In terms of the certificates and awards they hold; they are too numerous to mention. The most noteworthy includes, however, the NICEIC Approved Contractor, Gas Safe Contractors, Safe Contractors, CHAS Health and Safety Accredited and REAL logo. They are also an ISO 9001 Registered Firm and are working towards meeting the ISO 14001 standard.

SGT Electrical

SGT Electrical is a Birmingham electrical contractor that has many years’ experience under their belts. They offer a range of services from electrical testing of appliances, wiring and for landlords, rewiring both domestic and commercial properties, electric heating, alarm systems, emergency lighting and both commercial and industrial installation.

With all that they do they take a professional approach and are careful to meet the relevant electrical regulations to make sure their work is always completed safely and provides their customers with what they need.

SGT Electrical has been featured on the popular home renovation and design website, Houzz.

In terms of notable awards, SGT Electrical carries the REAL logo, is an approved MCS installer as outlined by the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform and both the NICEIC Approved Contractor and NICEIC Domestic Installer certificates.

Orange Electrical Contractors Limited


Located in Solihull in the West Midlands, Orange Electrical Contractors Limited is an electrical contracting company that operates in the industrial, commercial and residential sectors. They provide full turnkey delivery of electrical projects starting from the initial requirements through to the complete design development and then the installation.

They have the experience and a proven track record of delivering work that is fully certified, reliable and to an exceptionally high standard. Some of Orange Electrical Contractors most noteworthy clients include Gensler Architectural, Abbey Foregate in Shrewsbury, Abbey Hotel.

Ubitec Electrical

Based in the town of Kings Norton in Birmingham, Ubitec is a family-owned and run business that has over 25 years’ worth of experience in the electrical industry. They provide a wide range of services in the industrial, commercial and domestic sectors. Such is the enviable reputation they have that the majority of their work is from referrals and recommendations.

Their fully trained and certified engineers are capable of working on indoor and outdoor projects and are available for everything from comprehensive installations to around-the-clock emergency call-out repairs. From domestic work like electrical installations, fire alarms and testing to commercial projects involving lighting, fire alarms, electrical installations, repairs and testing to CCTV installations, there is not much they are not able to do.

Ubitec is the holders of the NICEIC Approved Contractor, NICEIC Domestic Installer and Safe Contractor accreditations.

Rowelec Ltd

Rowelec Limited is a long-established specialist company that was founded in 1971 in Oldbury and has been serving the wider West Midlands area since. They offer electrical contracting and maintenance services in the domestic, commercial and industrial sectors and since they were first established have gained a sterling reputation.

Their goal is always to deliver first-rate services to their clients, no matter what it takes. They will work on both small jobs and big projects. Despite the fact the company has grown exponentially from its humble beginnings, it still retains the same attention and care that small family-run businesses offer.

Whether you are interested in very general lighting and power contracts or need some specialist data or electrical installation completed, they can help. From the simplest lamp change to comprehensive installations, they have the experience, skilled engineers and professional attitude.

They currently hold the following accreditations – Safe Contractor, ECA, Constructionline, ELECSA, JIB, TrustMark and CHAS.


Obviously, it will depend on the needs and requirements you and your business have as to which electrical contractor is the right choice. You need to consider your budget, the type of work you need and also the contractor’s availability. That being said, we hope the above list helps you find the right electrical contractor.

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