News - 2011

  • Contract success: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council young tree maintenenance
    Contract success: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council young tree maintenenance

    Thursday 1st December 2011

    Maydencroft wins the Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council young tree maintenenance contract!
    We have exclusively been awarded this prestigious 6 year contract in our neighbouring borough.

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  • The purchase of a Hookloader lorry
    The purchase of a Hookloader lorry

    Tuesday 1st November 2011

    Maydencroft is now carrying out all haulage operations 'in house'. The lorry is equipped with a 40 yard skip for hauling bulk woodchip and topsoil, a 20 yard skip for aggregate, a flat bed for moving machinery and equipment and a forestry carrier for bulk timber haulage.
    Maydencroft now has complete control of the supply chain, ensuring our customers have...

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  • Hosting a field trip for The Local Access Forum
    Hosting a field trip for The Local Access Forum

    Saturday 1st October 2011

    Tom Williams hosted a field trip for The Local Access Forum (LAF), Hertfordshire across Ellenbrook Fields, an open access site in Hatfield, managed by Maydencroft on behalf of Goodman .
    The LAF is a strategic advisory body. Their role is to advise County Council and other bodies on access issues. One of the first tasks the Hertfordshire LAF considered was...

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  • Maydencroft joins Constructionline
    Maydencroft joins Constructionline

    Saturday 1st October 2011

    Maydencroft joins Constructionline and becomes an accredited supplier.
    We are now a registered supplier with Constructionline. Being accreditated means that we no longer need to repeatedly fill in standard pre-qualification forms for every construction tender. What's more, with 8,000 buyers already using the Constructionline database to source contractors and consultants, Constructionline is a great tool to market our company.

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  • Maydencroft features on The Great British Food Revival
    Maydencroft features on The Great British Food Revival

    Thursday 1st September 2011

    Renowned chef and Masterchef judge, John Torode and a film-crew spent a day with Robert and Tom Williams at Maydencroft Farm in September, filming for an episode of the series ‘The Great British Food Revival’ this autumn on BBC2.
    The episode, broadcast on Wednesday 2nd November 2011, repeated on Saturday 5th November and viewable through BBC i-player (until 24th November...

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  • Maydencroft is proud to sponsor 'Indian Row'.
    Maydencroft is proud to sponsor 'Indian Row'.

    Monday 1st August 2011

    Maydencroft is proud to sponsor 'Indian Row'.
    James Cowan and Leven Brown are trying to achieve a dream of a lifetime. To be the first people to row from Fremantle, Australia to Durban, South Africa. The voyage covers over 5000 nautical miles of Indian Ocean and will take approximately 150 days to complete.
    This photograph shows James Cowan raising money...

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  • The purchase of brand new Kuhn hay making equipment
    The purchase of brand new Kuhn hay making equipment

    Friday 1st July 2011

    We have just invested in two brand new pieces of equipment for our hay and silage making. The purchase has been made so we can continue to become more efficient for our customers.
    Cut and lift operations are an important part of land management, hay cutting and baling year on year reduces soil fertility, as nutrients are removed when the...

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  • Logs for sale
    Logs for sale

    Wednesday 1st June 2011

    Logs for sale: one cubic metre bags of seasoned hardwood logs. Guaranteed moisture content of less than 20%, suitable for open fires and log burners. Every purpose-made heavy duty bag is checked with a moisture meter and all wood is sourced from local, sustainably kept woodlands. Please call the office for a price, free local delivery.

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  • The purchase of a brand new Spearhead multicut 165 topper
    The purchase of a brand new Spearhead multicut 165 topper

    Sunday 1st May 2011

    This narrower 165 topper has all the strength of our other multicut 420 but can squeeze into those 'hard to get' places. It is perfect for tracks, small meadows and woodland glades.

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  • Launch of 'Maydencroft Renewables'
    Launch of 'Maydencroft Renewables'

    Friday 1st April 2011

    Our new Renewables branch specialises in giving advice to customers seeking renewable energy alternatives. We have many industry contacts and can help our customers get the best prices from the best companies.

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  • Ellenbrook Fields opens
    Ellenbrook Fields opens

    Tuesday 1st March 2011

    The site, to be known as Ellenbrook Fields in Hatfield, was once part of the British Aerospace site and was at one time used as a jet engine test area and airfield. Maydencroft Rural has now converted it into a large open space for the public to enjoy and will continue to manage the site on behalf of Goodman, the...

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  • New Dymax Tree Shear
    New Dymax Tree Shear

    Tuesday 1st February 2011

    The new Dymax Tree Shear arrives, imported from the USA, we are the only contractors in Hertfordshire to have one and it is perfect for delicate operations such as hedge coppicing to large-scale forestry work.

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  • We are now the very proud owners of a Volvo EC140BLC
    We are now the very proud owners of a Volvo EC140BLC

    Saturday 1st January 2011

    The Maydencroft fleet grows ever larger, and this really is large! We are now the very proud owners of a Volvo EC140BLC. This 14 tonne excavator and has three buckets for conventional groundwork but we have also had extensively adapted it so it can operate a range of specialist attachments.
    The photograph shows it in action with our land clearance...

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