News - 2010

  • Restoration of a country estate near Oundle
    Restoration of a country estate near Oundle

    Wednesday 1st December 2010

    We have sealed a minimum of a two year contract restoring a country estate near Oundle in Northamptonshire. Works include 11km of hedge restoration and 14km of fencing and many hectares of woodland restoration.

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  • The purchase of a second brand new TP 200 wood chipper
    The purchase of a second brand new TP 200 wood chipper

    Friday 1st October 2010

    Imported from Denmark, this top of the range machine is even heavier duty than the first. It allows us to operate the two unimogs side by side for clearance and tree surgery operations.
    It produces up to 8 cubic metres of wood fuel per hour.

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  • The purchase of a new John Deere 6520SE tractor
    The purchase of a new John Deere 6520SE tractor

    Wednesday 1st September 2010

    It has a 2 tonne front-end loader with a range of attachments including forestry and muck grabs, re-handling bucket, pallet forks and bale spike and clamp. It will operate alongside the unimogs for the most heavy-duty tasks. With a 116HP engine there will be nothing to stop it!

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  • The purchase of a brand new Spearhead multicut 420 topper
    The purchase of a brand new Spearhead multicut 420 topper

    Sunday 1st August 2010

    This piece of machinery is a monster for removing and destroying scrub but is equally happy mowing grass, it really is an adaptable but powerful piece of equipment. With a 4.2m cutting width and a cut height ranging from between 400mm to 10mm it can eat up the acres and give our customers real value for money.

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  • Staff training day
    Staff training day

    Thursday 1st July 2010

    Here is a photograph of some of the staff updating their 'Emergency First Aid at Work' qualification. In the picture from left to right, Chris, John, Paul, Stanislaw, Dobromor, Jamie, Digger, Dave, Chris, Patryk, Zbigniew and Piotr.

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  • The purchase of a new low loader HIAB trailer
    The purchase of a new low loader HIAB trailer

    Tuesday 1st June 2010

    This 8 metre trailer carries all our machinery up to a weight of 14 tonnes and has an 8.2 metre reach crane capable of lifting up to 6 tonnes. It rides on air suspension, has disc brakes and is even painted in the company colours!

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  • Launch of Maydencroft Consultancy and Ecology Divisions
    Launch of Maydencroft Consultancy and Ecology Divisions

    Saturday 1st May 2010

    We specialise in assisting farmers and landowners wishing to join Environmental Stewardship through ELS and HLS. We have a specialist service able to offer practical help throughout the range of considerations needed to make a successful application. We are skilled to help you to make the right decisions about your business, the landscape, wildlife habitats and the historic environment.

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  • Maydencroft wins the Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council landscaping contract!
    Maydencroft wins the Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council landscaping contract!

    Monday 1st March 2010

    We have exclusively been awarded this prestigious 4 year contract in our neighbouring borough.

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  • Expansion of Japanese Knotweed Control contracts
    Expansion of Japanese Knotweed Control contracts

    Monday 1st February 2010

    With an expansion of Japanese Knotweed Control contracts across Hertfordshire we have invested in Stem Injection Tools to be used by our fully qualified operators.
    Stem injection works by injecting a concentrate of herbicide into each cane of the weed. Because stem injection only targets the weed, the treatment can be used in watershed and environmentally sensitive areas.
    Effective for...

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  • Continuing our investment in forestry equipment
    Continuing our investment in forestry equipment

    Friday 1st January 2010

    Continuing our investment in forestry equipment, a new grapple and land rake for the Kubota diggers has been purchased. This gathers and clears scrub and trees with minimal damage to the ground.

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