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Shorts Demolition Contract in Slough

Jan 19 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition have just been awarded a contract by SEGRO. SEGRO, a leading owner, asset manager and developer of modern warehousing and light industrial property all over Europe have a large industrial site in Slough. Shorts Demolition are acting as Principal Contractor to erect hoardings,  remove and dispose of asbestos containing material and demolish former warehouse/office

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Demolition in Reading: Progress on Suttons Business Park

Jan 17 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition, part of the Shorts Group have demolished one of three units on Suttons Business Park in Reading. Commissioned by Standard Life Assurance Limited, Shorts are acting as Principal Contractor for all three units. The demolition contract started just before Christmas and already the building is down. Shorts Demolition are in the final stages of

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Skips get a makeover

Jan 17 in Company, Waste management

The next stage of the regeneration of one of our sites has become reality with the opening of the new spray shop. One of the old barns that had previously been used for storage has now been completely refitted as a fully functioning spray shop, primarily intended for the repair and upkeep of the now very extensive

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Director Appointment Announcement – Finance Director, David Guest.

Jan 16 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

Shorts Group is pleased to welcome a new arrival – David Guest, our Finance Director. David started with Shorts this month and is Chartered Accountant, with a BA (hons) degree in Accountancy. He brings with him a wealth of experience to Shorts. He joins us from Core Health and Fitness, and prior to this David

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Shorts attend LAMMA show: 18-19 January

Jan 16 in Company, Agriculture

This year’s LAMMA show (18-19 January) promises to be a great show – it is the UKs leading farm machinery equipment and services show in the East of England. Shorts Agricultural Services will be attending again this year and will be promoting our Cropkare and Digestate Fertiliser services. It’s FREE to attend with no requirement to register

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Shorts support local football league

Jan 06 in Company, Waste management

Shorts are now supporting Berkshire’s Football Youth Development League through CSP UK. CSP UK is responsible for producing fixture list planners for 150 mini, junior and football development leagues over 28 counties in England and Wales. Shorts are one of over 25,000 businesses nationally to support local junior football leagues. Russell Hughes, Shorts Waste Manager, is a

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Suttons Business Park demolition progress

Dec 21 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition, part of the Shorts Group have been awarded the demolition contract on Suttons Business Park in Reading. Commissioned by Standard Life Assurance Limited, Shorts are acting as Principal Contractor to remove three large business units on the park. The demolition contract started just four weeks’ ago and two of three buildings are well on

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New skips

Dec 12 in Company, Waste management

We have new arrivals! We have just taken delivery of another 12 skips, with more to follow, taking our capacity to over a thousand skips. Our new skips just need to be sign-written and then they will be put to the use they are intended; filled with either household or commercial waste and taken to our Material Recycling

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Shorts Win Thames Valley Award

Nov 20 in Company

  Shorts are delighted to be a finalist in this year’s Dynamic Business of the Year award hosted by Thames Valley Business Magazine Awards. The award ceremony was hosted at the Madejski Stadium in Reading on 17 November and was well attended by hundreds of finalists. Shorts narrowly missed out on first place. Sponsored by Nat

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Demolition invest in dust buster

Nov 18 in Company, Demolition

As part of our commitment to improving our services and reduce downtime, Shorts Demolition has purchased two dust suppression units for our demolition sites. Our dust suppression units spray water onto our dusty sites without the need for a demolition labourer to stand guard.    

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Clean bins for clean waste

Nov 04 in Company, Waste management, Commercial trade waste

Moving away from the traditional looking wheelie bin,  Shorts have invested in a new style wheelie bin with transparent sides. The transparent sides will ensure the waste we collect from customers, as part of our trade waste service, is filled with clean-recycled material plus, our customers will be able to see how full the bin is without

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Hovis Bakery Demolished

Nov 04 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition won the contract to take-down the old Hovis Bakery On Binfield Road in Bracknell. Charlie Freeman was in control of this job and used the Volvo EC235 Reduce swing, which is perfect for this job as it has the operating area of a 13 ton excavator but the reach and lifting power of a

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Lloyds Business Bank: Gameplan

Nov 01 in Company

Gary Short, Managing Director of Shorts was invited to be a panellist for Lloyds Business Bank’s Gameplan event. The Gameplan event tours the country  gathering small and medium businesses as well as some larger corporations too, to discuss current issues. Gary was invited to be a panellist as a  Business Customer of Lloyds. The topics that were

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Bracknell Forest Careers Fair

Oct 30 in Company

Shorts attended the Bracknell Forest Careers Fair this month held at Bracknell Leisure Centre. Hundreds of Year 11 school children from the local Bracknell schools attended. The 15-16 year olds were very interested in understanding what opportunities lay ahead of them in the work place. We had some interest in our apprenticeship scheme. Jordan Short explains:

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