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We are open and operating business as usual

Mar 23 in Company

COVID-19 Important information The current environment is challenging for us all and we wanted to write to all our valued customers to let you know how we are addressing matters as circumstances are evolving. Like many businesses, we have the upmost concern for the health and wellbeing of our staff and are also very mindful

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ISO Accreditation Approved

Nov 14 in Company

Shorts Group welcomed an Assessor from CQS, to review our Management systems for Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety – also known as the ISO Accreditations.  This accreditation is vital for a company in our industry and fortunately, we didn’t fall short. We made a huge improvement from last year and exceeded all expectations and

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NEW IN Yanmar Micro Digger

Aug 20 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

We are excited to announce are new Yanmar Micro Diggers are now ready and available to hire. This Yanmar micro digger is ideal on sites where access tight. Our smallest micro digger on offer. Powered by a diesel engine and fitted with rubber tracks. Comes complete with four buckets. Width: 725mm Weight: 1035kg Digging Depth:

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BS 3882:2015 certified topsoil ready to deliver to you

Jul 08 in Company, Composting

Don’t forget our screened, top quality BS3882:2015 certified topsoil is now available to order. We can deliver in 1000 litre grab bags to 32 ton tipper lorry loads. Certified topsoil must have passed specific analysis parameters to prove: Fertility Free from contamination Soil structure and classification. Shorts are proud to be able to supply this

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Work Experience Placement 2019

Feb 04 in Company

Shorts Group are passionate about helping young students and supporting their career choices, giving them the opportunity to understand the industry and allow them to get an insight into the big wide world of employment. We recently had a lovely young lad called Jack join us for the duration of his work experience week, we

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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 Sandvik 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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