Volant Media | London

Project Specification:

Our principal Richard Goodliffe has undertaken several projects for Volant Media the international news broadcaster presenting 24 live news to the middle east.

Project Details:

Initially, Richard led the 2016 multi-million-pound project to create a new broadcast centre and home to Volant Media.

The Project Included:

  • Two studios
  • Galleries / PCRs
  • Edit suites
  • Voice Booths
  • MCR
  • 40 Rack Data Centre
  • Full air conditioning
  • Technical power including the installation of 2 large generators and twin UPS systems providing A+B power
  • Domestic power and lighting
  • Satellite dishes and steel support structure on concrete pads for the roof

Then, after a few minor update projects in 2023, Volant appointed Richard to lead the construction project to repurpose an existing large scale broadcast facility to create a new multichannel 24 hour new facility as their new UK home.

This included:

  • Large scale acoustic glazing to separate the large studios from the newsrooms
  • Construction of a new studio 3
  • Task lighting in galleries and control rooms
  • Construction of a new playout centre
  • Removal and replacement of the main studio floor with a resin studio floor
  • New Production Gallery
  • Translation Booths
  • Air Conditioning and Electrical services works to assist the re-purpose of the space

Live broadcast from new facilities

Studio 1 from the 2016 facility

Studio 1 from the 2016 facility