About Us

We offer an expert approach to the demands of entertainment installation projects. Whether it’s a top West End theatre, a cruise ship or a multipurpose arts venue, PTB understands its client’s needs and has the ability to respond productively and positively every time. PTB’s mission is to bring an intelligent and sympathetic approach to its clients’ projects. The business covers the fields of electrical design, installation, project management and test & inspection.
PTB is backed by an experienced team of design and engineering professionals with combined industry knowledge in excess of eighty years. We believe in providing quality solutions backed up by durable and dependable equipment and are proactive in integrating new technology and the latest industry innovations. However it’s not just about installations! PTB can also provide design & manufacturing services of bespoke facility panels, powerlock distribution and one off, bespoke built solutions.

PTB engineers each have CSCS accreditation and are certified under the Joint industry board scheme

News

Check out the latest news and learn more about our most recent projects.

  • lowry auditorium October 2015The Lowry – Auditorium LightingUpgrade to house lighting in the Lyric Theatre, utilising GDS ArcSystem, custom step lights and ETC Paradigm control system. Working directly for the Lowry Centre on a project designed by Theatre Projects Consultants to relight the upper circle areas of the Lyric Theatre auditorium. Using LED technology allowed the upper circle areas to be lit […]

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  • SONY DSC October 2015Deptford Town Hall Council ChamberInstallation of production facilities and LED House lighting utilising GDS drivers, GDS ArcLamps and custom full width LED light boxes. Push The Button were approached directly by Goldsmiths University who operate and manage Deptford Town Hall to provide a unique solution for the production facilities and House Lighting during the rebishment of the Council Chambers. […]

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  • de montfort October 2015De Montfort Hall Orchestra LightingInstallation of GDS ArcSystem 8 Cell luminaires to provide fully dimmable. high brightness lighting for use in classical concerts. With the continued reduction in the availability of high wattage halogen lamps, the De Montfort Hall were looking for an alternative solution to replace their ageing 1kW source orchestra lighting. GDS ArcSystem 8 Cell luminaires were […]

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  • phone box May 2015Grange Park Opera – Phone Box OperaInstallation of full audio and lighting systems in the Grange Park Opera’s smallest venue – a reproduction British Telephone Box! Sometimes, its not all about the size, but what you do with it. Push The Button were approached by Grange Park Opera after a long standing relationship carrying out works at there regular venue of […]

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  • birmingham September 2014Birmingham HippodromeReplacement of house lighting in the main auditorium, the Patrick Centre, foyer and front of house bar and circulation areas. Custom illuminated Row End luminaires and all associated control systems. Push The Button worked closely with the Birmingham Hippodrome technical staff to design and install an energy effient lighting solution for their 1900 seat auditorium. […]

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  • barbican June 2013The Barbican Concert HallGeneral lighting and colour changing lighting features around the rear of house areas of the Barbican Concert Hall. Push The Button recently completed the installation of the new lighting system, rear of house at the Barbican Concert Hall – the home of the London Symphony Orchestra. Push The Button were initially approached by Yvette Chin […]

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  • coliseum-lodon April 2013The Coliseum, LondonBang on schedule, PTB completed the installation of the new dimmer system for English National Opera at the London Coliseum. In just five weeks, PTB removed the fifteen existing, problematic Strand SLD96 dimmer racks and replaced them with ten new ABD Eurodim Twin Tech racks, incorporating the DimSwitch modules that can operate as either dimmers […]

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  • savoy February 2013The Savoy Theatre, LondonWorking on behalf of White Light Ltd, PTB have recently completed the replacement of production lighting dimmers at The Savoy Theatre. The existing EC90 dimmers were replaced with four ETC Sensor3 ESR36 racks along with the installation of a custom termination chamber to deal with a large quantity of MICC cables installed in the theatre. […]

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  • the-link September 2012The Link, ThamesmeadWorking on behalf of Solutions AV, PTB have provided design and installation services for the second phase of works at The Link Thamesmead, a stunning new, state-of-the-art community hub made up of nine arches located under the Harrow Manor Way flyover in the heart of Thamesmead. The works have consisted of the design, supply and […]

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  • lyceum August 2012Lyceum Theatre Dimmer ChangeThe weekends & Monday’s of early August has seen PTB installing replacement dimmers into the Lyceum Theatre, London, on behalf of White Light. Out with the old and in with the new ETC Sensor’s, with the works carefully coordinated to always leave a functioning system for the week performances of ‘The Lion King’, prior to […]

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  • marlborough July 2012Marlborough College’s Theatre SystemFollowing an annual inspection, the existing five manual raise & lower winches were found not to comply with current standards and with only 3 weeks until a pre-booked Summer school needing to use the venue, PTB were contacted and asked to assist. Not one to walk away from a challenge, PTB carried out a site […]

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  • garage-park April 2012PTB Automate Grange Park Opera’s RevolvesNot limiting ourselves to just electrical works, when Grange Park Opera wanted to update their existing hydraulic revolve control system PTB provided a solution. The masses of existing hydraulic hoses which were installed from sub stage to stage right were removed and replaced with speed and directional electronic proportional values fitted adjacent to the power […]

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  • production March 2012Custom Production DistributionEarly March saw a new Production Distribution panel installed down stage left at the Birmingham Hippodrome. Designed by PTB’s Andy Phillips to comply not only with the clients requirements, but also to latest British Standards (BS7671:2008(2011) Requirements for Electrical Installations, IET Wiring Regulations 17th Edition, Amendment No. 1 and BS7907:2011 Code of practice for temporary […]

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Services

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The Team

Nick Ewins

Managing Director

Jenny Ewins

Finance Director

Andy Phillips

Design Manager

Adrian Veale

Operations Manager

Contact Us

We are based at:

Push The Button Limited
Unit 17, Avonbank Industrial Centre
West Town Road
Bristol
BS11 9DE

T: 0117 370 2626
E: BRISTOL@PTB.UK.COM


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