Saturday 1st December 2012
Maydencroft’s continuing investment in highly efficient specialist pieces of machinery is continuing with the purchase of a Spearhead 655T long reach telescopic side-arm flail. This brand new piece of equipment will help make savings when carrying out hedge cutting operations.
We have also invested in a new ‘Quadsaw’ attachment that is used for cutting larger trees, which is perfect for...
Thursday 1st November 2012
We are proud to announce the arrival of Justin Nuttall. Justin has taken a new position here at Maydencroft as a Specialist Vehicle Operator (SVO). He drives our 32 tonne lorry, the tractors with all their attachments and the Unimogs. He is a highly skilled member of the team with both an agricultural and a haulage background.
In 2015 he...
Monday 1st October 2012
Maydencroft Limited has achieved the status of ARB Approved Contractor (ArbAC)
ArbAC is a national tree surgery competence accreditation scheme operated by the Arboricultural Association, a national tree-care industry body (see www.trees.org.uk), which requires the contractor to meet 65 detailed criteria points covering four key areas and then exhaustively tests all aspects of a tree-care business’s operation and management:-
Saturday 1st September 2012
At the beginning of this month Ben Salt, 18 and Joshua Hayes, 23, started their apprenticeship with Maydencroft. We are delighted to be running this scheme with Shuttleworth Agricultural College and look forward to establishing the careers of two enthusiastic additions to the Maydencroft team, which now totals 32 permanent employees.
There was a great deal of competition for the...
Wednesday 1st August 2012
This month marks the launch of a new team of expert landscapers under the Maydencroft ‘umbrella’.
MJT Design and Landscapes has merged with Maydencroft Limited as part of a strategy between Matt Turner (of MJT) and Tom Williams to increase the scope of specialisms within Maydencroft, and to attain additional, experienced support for some of the large-scale projects that Maydencroft...
Sunday 1st July 2012
Maydencroft Limited launches this month as the new company name to encompass the entire Maydencroft group of businesses. This reflects the fact that the company has grown rapidly since inception five years ago and there are now a number of divisions, of which the contracting arm Maydencroft Rural - the previous company name - is still a fundamental part.
Friday 1st June 2012
Maydencroft provides a Kubota U20 excavator for the fourth year running for the Herts County Show. With over 250 children having a go over the Jubilee weekend, the stand was once again hugely popular.
Tuesday 1st May 2012
The brand new fleet of matching Toyota Hiluxs have now replaced our Mitsubishi pickups. Standing beside them are a proud Digger Cooke-Hurle, Contract Manager and Chris Beer, Operations Supervisor.
Sunday 1st April 2012
This shows us using our forestry lorry for the first time with one of our unimogs behind producing G30 woodchip for the woodfuel market.
Thursday 1st March 2012
Keeping operations green at Maydencroft is an integral part of our ethos and this week saw the installation of solar photovoltaic panels in a bid to reduce our carbon footprint.
The 32 panels will provide up to 8 kilowatts of electricity at peak output. Even now, in early March, the panels are generating an impressive amount of energy so we...
Wednesday 1st February 2012
With the beginning of the Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council young tree maintenance contract, Digger and Chris are demonstrating to local volunteer tree wardens how urban street trees are planted. They will then be able to help look after them along side us.
Sunday 1st January 2012
Further expansion of the existing yard to accomodate the growing fleet of vehilces, plant and machinery.