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Client: Modular Air Systems – Robin Hood School, Sutton

Posted on 16/03/2016

MAS had been badly let down by another supplier and contacted roadplatehire looking for a solution to spread the load of an 80 tonne Baldwins crane over a pavement. Room on site was at a premium as Traffic Management/Road Closures had been organised and the works installing a large set of modular classrooms was scheduled…

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Recruitment Drive – We’re hiring!

Posted on 11/03/2016

Hire desk operations for busy and expanding national & regional non-mechanical plant hire fleet. Duties include: On-hire & off-hires by telephone, email and trade counter Pre & post-hire inspections Stock taking & forecasting Liaison with Transport counterpart and drivers for deliveries & collections Liaison with workshop and service personnel Involvement in marketing & brand building…

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On your bike…

Posted on 09/03/2016

As part of our ongoing commitment to developing our staff we’ve recently completed another section of road safety training. ​It was a bit of a surprise for a few of our drivers to find themselves​ on their ‘Cycling Proficiency Test’, just one part of the FORS compliant SAFE URBAN DRIVING SCHEME ‘SUDS’ we’ve now successfully…

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Smile :-)

Posted on 06/03/2016

With Christmas Eve 2015 being a Thursday, it gave us the rare opportunity to get most of the drivers and vehicles in the same place at the same time. The fleet was assembled and we set sail for Hickstead Showground that had just about enough room to get us all in. It would be fair…

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Lift me up…

Posted on 22/02/2016

Quick turnarounds on servicing and repairs to our busy fleet is vital. So when the service team need new equipment, they get it. This month’s addition was a new set of HD truck lifts. their cordless operation & powerful hoist function make them a key piece of kit for the workshops.

Client: Weald & Downland Museum – John Smiths timber yard crane

Posted on 05/02/2016

If you go down to the woods today… Last Autumn we went up into the Downs behind the Singleton open air museum to dismantle a 150 year old timber framed crane. And we’ve been looking forward to putting it back up ever since! Over the winter the old rotten timber sections were carefully removed from…

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