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Quick guide to hiring a skip

Mar 15 in Company, Waste management

Hiring a skip is not complicated. Actually, it couldn’t be easier. However, choosing the right size skip for your requirements and knowing where to put the skip and what items can go in the skip may be questions you have. Choosing the correct size skip: We have over a thousand skips of all different sizes,

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Look What’s Landed – New 50 Yard Skips

Mar 14 in Company, Waste management

Shorts Group has just taken stock of three new 50 yard skips – they don’t come much bigger than this! These over-sized Roll on Roll off skip will be retained at our Material Recycling Facility in Ascot. All the recyclable waste that comes into our material recycling facility will be sorted into residual waste and stored in our 50 yard

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Skip Hire Service for Willmott Dixon Site in Fleet

Mar 13 in Company, Waste management

Willmott Dixon, a customer of Shorts Group, is nearing completion of the new state-of-the art Leisure Centre in Fleet. Shorts Group is the appointed waste management contractor for the site. Hart Leisure Centre, a flagship facility will provide Hart District Council with three swimming pools, as well as a 130 station gym, climbing wall, coffee

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Women at Shorts

Mar 09 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

“There is no force equal to that of a determined woman” At Shorts, we celebrated International Women’s Day by paying a visit to all the women that work at Shorts and caught a glimpse of what they were doing on this particular historic day where we remember the movement for women’s rights. In a traditionally male

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Pride of Bracknell Sponsor

Mar 06 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

Shorts Group is proud to be sponsoring the upcoming Pride of Bracknell Awards 2017: ‘Business of the Year category’ for the second year running. Now in their twelfth year, the Pride of Bracknell Forest awards showcase the very best and brightest people in the borough, from teachers and volunteers to teams, charities and businesses. If

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Bracknell School Benefits from a Skip

Feb 21 in Company, Waste management

Shorts are delighted to offer their support to a local school in Bracknell – by providing a large skip free-of-charge. Birch Hill School’s PTA has spent the last year fundraising to replace the school’s existing climbing frame.  Led by the school’s PTA, they have raised nearly £20,000 by organising school discos, film nights and fates. Shorts have supplied a large

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Shorts delivering Easter to children with life-limiting conditions

Feb 06 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting

Shorts are proud to be supporting local charity Sebastian Action Trust. This Easter, Shorts will be donating Easter eggs with support from customers and staff to give to children suffering with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Sebastian Action Trust was set up in 2003, following the death of a

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Demolition key handover day at Suttons Business Park

Feb 06 in Company, Demolition

We love a bit of photography here at Shorts and we were lucky enough to capture the final day at one of our demolition sites on Sutton Business Park in Reading. We’ve been working on this site since December, Commissioned by Standard Life Assurance Limited. We are the Principal Contractor for demolishing three business units

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Agricultural Services Prepare for Polo

Jan 26 in Company, Agriculture

The cold frost is not stopping our Agricultural team from doing what they do best – driving tractors! James Winfield, Shorts Agricultural Manager has been working at The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club, near Windsor. James has been Parrow Harrowing the arena after the sharp frost. Parrow Harrows break up and smooth out the

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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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