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Demolition of Rydons School

Sep 18 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition, contracted to demolish Rydons School in Hersham on behalf of Bewley Homes in January 2018. Now in its final phase of a sixteen week demolition project, Shorts have successfully demolished the school and are carrying out final stage of slab and foundation removal before handing over the land for redevelopment. Bewley Homes are

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What happens to the waste we collect

Sep 07 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group collect all kinds of waste from customers through our demolition, skip and trade waste divisions. We are a licensed waste carrier which means all the waste that we collect is taken care of legally and environmentally. We aim to recycle 100% of the waste we collect through our Material Recycling Facilities (MRFs) in

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Jason keeps plant moving

Sep 05 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

This month’s winner of the Shorts employee recognition awards goes to…. Ascot Plant Manager, Jason Southam. Jason truly deserved this award for keeping our plant moving when we were a driver down. Jason worked around the clock, even Sunday evenings making deliveries. Jason was nominated by three of his colleagues and is quite rightly the

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Our new crusher being put through its paces

Aug 15 in Company, Demolition

Shorts demolition have invested in a new crusher. Shorts purchased a Sandvek after seeing a demonstration at the recent Hillhead Show. The crusher is being used on our demolition sites to crush building materials, once demolished. The crusher is currently operated onsite by Ben Milward who has given it top marks “It has exceeded my

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Biggest event hire in Aldershot

Aug 15 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts has expanded its service offering to events and recently we saw our biggest hire of plant equipment so far. Aldershot Picnic and Pop – a new one day family festival hired forty portable toilets, heras fencing and a generator. With over 5,000 people attending this event, our facilities were well used. Shorts supply numerous

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Great staff are the making of a great company

Jul 31 in Company, Waste management

Without a great team, Shorts Group would not be here today. We know it’s our workforce that provide our customers with great service and for that reason we like to recognise the staff that go above and beyond, through our STAR awards. Each month, staff are nominated for doing something great by their colleagues. This

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Instant Chat Launched In Plant Hire

Jul 25 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Due to the success of Instant Chat on our Waste Management pages of our website, Shorts Group has now launched Instant on our Plant Hire section of our website to give our customers further support. Visitors can get answers in seconds about all our Plant hired equipment, delivery schedules, specification of equipment and prices, without

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House demolition in Ascot

Jul 19 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition have just completed the demolition of a house in Ascot on behalf of a local builder. With the assistance of our Doosan DX140 Excavator, the house was demolished within 1 week.

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Demolition – carefully does it in Camberley

Jul 19 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition have just taken on a new residential demolition project in Camberley. This latest project involves the demolition of the garage and first floor extension from the main house. Precision demolition is required on such a project – hand isolations and segregations are essential.

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Wycliffe Centre Demolition Complete

Jul 19 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition team have recently completed the demolition works of the Wycliffe Centre, Horsleys Green, near High Wycombe. The property comprised of 180,000 sq ft of accommodation on a 23-acre site and was formerly used as conference centre and for bible translation by Wycliffe the previous charity owners. This multi-unit site has been demolished over

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A very happy customer

Jul 10 in Company, Waste management

We’ve just received this lovely compliment from new customer Bracknell Windows. “I just wanted to email and say what absolute lovely drivers you have working for you. The skip driver that dropped the skip off at Binfield last week had impeccable manners, what a lovely guy! Also, the guy who delivered the skip in Hook

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Shorts team visit Hillhead 2018

Jun 27 in Company, Waste management, Demolition

Gary Short and his management team paid a visit Hillhead 2018 in Derbyshire. Hillhead is famous for its live demonstrations with a wide range of equipment being put through its paces in the quarry. The team were interested to see equipment from leading suppliers such as Caterpillar, Volvo, JCB, Doosan, Hyundai, Komatsu and Hitachi –

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New 8 tonne digger added to the hire fleet

Jun 26 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Milford Plant & Tool hire depot have taken receipt of its first ever 8-tonne excavator! Prior to Shorts acquisition nearly four years ago, the largest excavators Milford depot hired were 3-tonne machines. Shorts soon after introduced 6-tonne excavators, which have subsequently proved hugely successful. Now, with the addition of our own 8-tonne machine, we can

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New Demolition Brochure

Jun 22 in Company

Our demolition division has launched a new brochure. This brochure gives clients full details of our services, such as: Demolition Strip-outs Asbestos removal Segregation, salvage & recycling Screening and crushing The brochure also covers some examples of our latest projects, including The Perfume Factory in Acton, Unigate Distribution Centre in London, Care Home in Maidenhead

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New: Stockists of OX workwear

May 18 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Our Plant & Tool Hire Surrey Branch are now stockists of Ox workwear. To compliment our popular range Ox Tools, we’re selling Ox workwear, designed, manufactured to a high standard and competitively priced. We have an introductory offer of 20% discount on all clothing until the end of June. The range includes: Crew neck t-shirts

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New Telehandlers have landed

May 03 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts Plant and Tool Hire have invested in six new JCB telehandlers – four 9 metre and two 14 metre telehandlers. The JCB 535 95 Telehandler is the largest telehandler on our fleet without stabilising legs. This means it is as manoeuvrable as the smaller machines, but with a 3.5T lift capacity and a reach

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