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Annual visit to RWM Exhibition

Sep 12 in Company, Road sweeping, Waste management

Shorts Senior Management team attended this year’s RWM Exhibition in Birmingham today. With over 450 exhibitors from the Waste, Energy, Water, Renewables and Recycling industries, this is a must go-to annual show where we get the opportunity to speak to suppliers all under one roof and source the latest solutions for our businesses. The show

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Grinding Machine Makeover

Sep 11 in Company, Waste management

The team at Planners Workshops have been putting their skills to the test on an 11 year old grinding machine and the results are outstanding. Our Doppstadt AK430 horizontal Timber grinding machine from St Georges Transfer Station was nearing the end of its shelf-life until Dominik, Sam, Danny and Steve got to work on it.

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Telehandler steels the show

Aug 26 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Preparations are underway in Egham, Berkshire as event organisers are preparing for the annual Egham Show this bank holiday weekend. On-hire for the week is our 12m telehandler which is proving an essential piece of equipment for event organiser Andrew Hall, Chairman of the Egham Show: “The Shorts JCB telehandler is a fantastic piece of

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Pitch Perfection for Shorts Agricultural

Aug 14 in Company, Agriculture

Shorts Agricultural Services are delighted to be featured on this month’s website. Journalist, Jane Carley visited our head office in Berkshire recently to talk to our Agricultural Manager, James Winfield to talk polo pitch maintenance, focusing on our partnership with our customer King Power. To read the full article, please click on the link:

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Brakes are off on Suttons Business Park

Aug 04 in Company, Demolition

Our demolition team are all systems go on the former Brakes warehouse on Suttons Business Park. We are four weeks in to a seven week project, working on behalf of Christopher Smith Associates. The works involve remote and soft-strip demolition with onsite crushing.

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Shear Brilliance Demolition

Jul 21 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition’s new shear made a debut appearance at our latest demolition projects this week. Our new 3.4 tonne shear is being put to the test as we carry out remote demolition and asbestos removal at former Queen Elizabeth Foundation Residents in Leatherhead on behalf of Berkeley Homes. The shear is cutting through steel and

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Winning Team Charity Shoot

Jul 12 in Company

Gary Short, Managing Director of Shorts Group joined forces with Inmalo International Marketers Ltd for a recent Charity Clay Shoot at Royal Berkshire shooting ground. Gary was part of this year’s winning team, organised by John Hall of John F Hunt. The charity shoot raised in excess of £60,000 for charity Birdshot Uveitis Society (BUS).

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Summer Newsletter from Shorts Group

Jul 12 in Company

We’ve just launched our summer edition of our e-newsletter. To read  our latest news and offers, please click on the link:   If you haven’t already subscribed to this newsletter, please do, it takes just a few minutes. The link is on our home page.          

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Car show down: Demolition at Sevenoaks

Jun 29 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition have recently started demolishing a former garage car show room and workshop at Sevenoaks. As you can see, the team are cracking on with this job and we’ve had some great feedback from the customer: “I thought the site looked very professional on Tuesday when I was on site. Matthew and the team

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Shorts visit to Plantworx

Jun 09 in Company, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts Management team paid a visit to Plantworx, the UK’s live showcase event for construction professionals, held in Leicestershire this month. The team spent the day looking at the very latest plant and construction machinery on the market and speaking to different manufacturers, as Steve our Plant Manager explains: “The show provided an excellent opportunity

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Skip support for local school

May 23 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group were glad to be of assistance for local school, Ascot Heath Infant School in North Ascot this week. Ascot Heath Infant School had, what can only be described as condemned play equipment. It was rotten and sadly could not be used by the children for health and safety reasons. The school is currently

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Customer first- tell us how we’re doing?

May 18 in Company

At Shorts Group, we are committed to putting our customers first.  With a history spanning 60 years, we know we would not be here today if it wasn’t for our customers and the services we offer. It is for this reason, we are encouraging our customers to tell us how they rate our services. We want

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Celebrating 16 years at Shorts Group

May 05 in Company

Mike Banham, Shorts General Manager celebrates 16 years at Shorts Group this month. To celebrate this occasion, Mike reservedly agrees to take a trip down memory lane and talks about life at Shorts. Mike started at Shorts in 2001, as ‘Manager’. Back then, Shorts employed just 50 people and there were no division of services

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Shorts Food Recycling Hailed a Success at Eton College

Apr 25 in Company, Waste management, Commercial trade waste

It’s Environmental Week at Eton College and today, Shorts Group were invited to spend time with staff and students to talk waste management and recycling processes over lunch. Shorts were joined by Eton College’s Building Officer Paul Bayley and Kerri Hicks who are driving the ‘environmental message’ among the etonians. Jordan Short, Project Coordinator and Joanna Defty, Marketing Manager from Shorts hosted

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