About Cottrell Services
Established in 1936, Walter Cottrell, the founder of the company ran the business
with a single van. Ernie Perez started as an apprentice to Walter Cottrell in the
early 1950's and in 1958 bought the business on a gentleman's agreement from Wally,
which was formalised some years later. From these humble beginnings, Ernie has developed
the company into the reputable electrical contracting company in the Merseyside
area. Whilst enduring some difficult times the company now boasts a fleet of 30
vehicles and over 40 staff with a management team comprising of Mr Perez's three
sons who are directors of the company.
Also offering 24-hour emergency cover 365
days a year throughout the North West area. Out of our normal office working hours
( 08.00 - 18.00hrs ) telephone services are automatically diverted to our engineers
who can provide you with the service you require, or answer any queries you may
"We will always endeavour to aspire to the challenges ahead by remaining abreast
of current developments in our industry to enable us to serve our customers in the
best and most economical way. We will achieve this through the provision of resources
and training of our staff and the development of partnerships with customers so
that we can maintain a sustainable future"
Our Customers & Partners:
Our customers are our business. We work in teams and partnerships to meet their
We champion the desire to improve and encourage learning, innovation, risk assessment
We act with honesty, integrity and humanity in all our dealings.
Principle & Quality:
We are effective, efficient and strive for excellence in all that we do.
Financing Our Work:
We maximise our profit potential so that we can invest and grow the business for
the benefit of all concerned.
We, as far as practicable, ensure that our staff are protected according to our
Equal Opportunity policy.
Products & Services
The company's core business is electrical contracting serving a wide range of customers,
- Housing Associations
- Local Authorities
- Schools, Colleges & Universities
- Commercial Business & New Build Projects
- Domestic Residences
- Government Agencies
- Other Commercial & Industrial High Profile Companies