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Demolition with Care

Nov 21 in Company, Demolition

Shorts have started the demolition of a former care home in Maidenhead on behalf of Feltham construction. This 47-bedroom facility, sat in the middle of our housing estate involves a soft strip, asbestos removal and finally complete demolition works of this 90s style brick building. All this will be complete within the next six weeks.

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Live Chat: Now Live

Nov 15 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group has launched extra customer service support for its customers. This week, we’ve implemented ‘Live Chat’ on our website: Moving with the times, Shorts Group has launched ‘Instant Chat’ as an extra way of providing visitors instant access to the support and sales team. Visitors can get answers in seconds about our skips,

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Christmas Shutdown Preparations

Nov 08 in Company

Preparations are underway for Christmas Shutdown here at Shorts. We are working on implementing service provisions for our plant, trade waste and skip customers. Despite officially shutting down our offices on Friday 22 December at 5pm and re-opening on Tuesday 2 January at 7.30am we want to ensure we don’t give our customers operational problems

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Family visit to JCB was an all-time high

Nov 03 in Company

Gary, Michelle and Bryony Short took to the skies last as special guests to the JCB Factory. Personally invited by host James Richardson, Managing Director of Greenshields JCB. The day started with a helicopter collection service from Shorts Agricultural premises- Planners Farm, direct to their factory in Staffordshire. The invitation was on the back of

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Showing support to MacMillan with cake and coffee

Sep 29 in Company

The team at Shorts Head Office in Bracknell all took part in the the MacMillan Coffee morning. We raised £233.53 for McMillan cancer Support, who do fantastic work looking after patients with cancer. Mike Banham, General Manager and David Guest, Finance Director served up delicious treats to the team in exchange for donations.

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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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