EDS Continental

EDS Continental.

EDS Continental is an installation and maintenance specialist, working in the sustainable and power industries, providing a unique and impressive portfolio of products and services. EDS Continental has an enviable track record for innovation, quality and excellence in both High and Low Voltage projects. All our technicians and engineers undergo constant training and testing to ensure they are compliant with current legislation and methodologies. Our accreditations and approvals, including on-going certification for ISO 9001 are our safeguard to clients that our services and products offer only the highest quality standards. We also have a robust auditing process, both internally by our management and externally by HSE advisors.

EDS Continental services include:

⋅ 24/7 installation and maintenance service
⋅ Servicing and maintenance of all types and makes of switchgear up to 66kV
⋅ Supply, installation, termination, jointing and testing of HV and LV cabling
⋅ S.A.P. Duties
⋅ Installation of HV and LV switchgear products
⋅ Full commissioning service
⋅ 17th Edition electrical installation and testing

EDS Continental engineers are qualified in the following areas:

⋅ ISO 9001 on going certification
⋅ Full cable installation service
⋅ 11kV and 33kV cable jointing and termination
⋅ Full range of electrical testing
⋅ Senior Authorised Person (S.A.P.)
⋅ Network Rail and London Underground access
⋅ SSSTS CITB Certified

Our History

Electrical Distribution Services (EDS Continental) is an installation and maintenance expert, specialising in the renewable energy field and HV/ LV installations. The company was started in 2011 and has grown steadily from 2 employees to the present 30. In these years we have built an enviable reputation for innovation, safety and expertise within this growing market, by meeting the sub-contractor needs of the UK's leading energy companies and switchgear manufacturers.

  • 2010

    Compamy founded in 2010 by EDS Continental MD Ian Fishburn

  • The UK's First Solar Farm

    EDS involved in the UK's first solar farm, generating energy for over 400 homes in the South West of England


  • 2012

    EDS attained Safe Contractor and REA membership

  • EDS became a registered member of ECA


  • 2015

    EDS Became fully ECA technically compliant

  • EDS moved to its present site in Walsall


  • 2015

    Grew staff levels from the original 2 members to 30

  • Expandes stores and office accomodation by 5,000 sq. ft.


  • 2016

    Implemented ISO9001 accreditation

  • European Expansion

    Plans implemented for expansion of EDS into Europe



Managing Director, Ian Fishburn, leads the EDS Continental management team. He has over 30 years experience within the electrical industry.