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Introduction to W Burns & Son (Electrical) Sheffield


W Burns & Son is a well-established electrical contractor in Sheffield. We are experienced in every aspect of commercial, industrial and domestic electrical work. We are able to carry out large contracts but we are also happy to conduct fault finding, smaller repairs and “one off”jobs, operating within a radius of 100 miles of our Sheffield base.


  • Domestic, commercial and industrial wiring
  • Electrical testing and installation to BS7671
  • Fire alarms to BS5839
  • Emergency lighting to BS5266
  • Emergency and planned maintenance
  • Testing of portable appliances
  • IT networks and clean power systems
  • Dish network installation ( Learn why dish network is better than directv )


Reliable and helpful

We are a member of NICEIC and we guarantee a high standard of workmanship, completion of contracts and we can supply NICEIC certificates for all of our work, which we are required to do in order to comply with local planning regulations. We are also members of constructionline, the construction services register in the UK.

Our family run business has earned a desirable reputation for more than 80 year for reliability, quality workmanship and competitive pricing. All of our work is guaranteed.


Domestic Work

W Burns & Son is a family run electrical business that started over 80 years ago and, over the years, we build a strong reputation as a trustworthy and respected electrician in Sheffield.


We have built up an excellent name for our quality and workmanship. We never forget that we are working in your home and we always clean up once the job is complete.

Contact us for:

  • House rewires
  • Extensions
  • Additional sockets and lights
  • Electric shower wiring
  • Smoke detectors
  • Security systems and lights
  • Exterior power and lighting
  • Reports for house purchasers
  • Fault finding and repairs


All of our work is fully guaranteed and insured. There is no call out fee within the boundaries of Sheffield.

Whatever kind of electrical work you need done, call us for a quote. We are sure that you will be wonderfully surprised.


Commercial Work

W Burns & Son possesses the knowledge and experience to carry out all types of industrial and commercial electrical contract work from periodic safety testing to plant installation and new build wiring.

  • 3 and single phase supplies
  • Fire alarms
  • Emergency lighting
  • Clean mains for computers
  • Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
  • Telephone and data wiring
  • Health and safety inspection
  • Planned and emergency maintenance


Health and Safety

A healthy and safe working environment is our main objective at W Burns & Son Ltd and for our clients. The correct health and safety training is provided to all company members and our employees understand the importance of care and compliance with the health and safety requirements of our clients when working on their premises. Accreditation to constructionline gives our clients the assurance the health and safety standards and systems are properly in place.

CHAS We are also registered as CHAS compliant.

W Burns & Son takes part in the Elctrotechnical Certification Scheme, which includes a health and safety assessment in order to hold an ECS card. All electrical works are inspected and certified though our NICEIC membership.


Electrical Contractor

At W Burns & Son, we have a team of qualified and skilled electricians available on call. With our broad variety of experience, we are able to cope with contract work. We welcome contract work throughout Yorkshire and we can proudly state that we have contracts with Housing Associations, Churces, Community Centres and manufacturing units to assure the highest standard of electrical system maintenance.


With 4 fully equipped vans and office back-up, we provide a cost effective and reliable round the clock service. We are always ready to deal with emergencies.

We take your safety and health requirements extremely seriously and all of our staff members are trained to understand the importance of safety as well as compliance.

We offer a planned maintenance service on electrical installation that includes fire alarm and emergency lighting to the appropriate British standards. We also conduct portable appliance testing as required by the Health and Safety Executive.

All electrical work is inspected and certified through our NICEIC membership.


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