News - 2013

  • Maydencroft joins Achilles UVDB
    Maydencroft joins Achilles UVDB

    Sunday 1st December 2013

    We have gained a ‘shop window’ with companies in the utilities sector by joining Achilles UVDB – an online community that enables companies to manage supply chain risk and comply with EU regulations.

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  • Maydencroft becomes Property Care Association (PCA) accredited
    Maydencroft becomes Property Care Association (PCA) accredited

    Friday 1st November 2013

    Maydencroft Limited becomes Property Care Association (PCA) accredited for invasive weed control.
    The PCA is the leading body for Japanese Knotweed Control best practice. Maydencroft is one of only a small handful of firms nationally that are accredited Japanese Knotweed consultants and contractors.
    As such, we are proud to announce that all customers who use Maydencroft for Japanese Knotweed control...

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  • A lovely new pair of TP200 wood chippers
    A lovely new pair of TP200 wood chippers

    Tuesday 1st October 2013

    Imported from Denmark, these top of the range machines allow us to operate the two arb specification unimogs side by side for clearance and tree surgery operations.
    They each produce up to 8 cubic metres of wood fuel per hour.

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  • Maydencroft apprenticeship programme continues...

    Sunday 1st September 2013

    The Maydencroft apprenticeship programme continues with Adam Bullen Cutting and Casey Hughes. We are delighted to continue to run the scheme with Shuttleworth College and look forward to establishing the careers of two more enthusiastic additions to the Maydencroft team, which now totals nearly 40 permanent employees.
    As always, there was a great deal of competition for the places and...

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  • Maydencroft - the SuDS specialist
    Maydencroft - the SuDS specialist

    Thursday 1st August 2013

    Maydencroft Limited has been appointed as the contractor for carrying out a large SuDS (Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems) project on behalf of The Wildowl and Wetlands Trust for the Queen Elizebeth's Girls' School in Barnet. The project, sponsored by Thames Water, utilises water runoff across the site by diverting it along a series of swales (wide ditches), that then lead...

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  • Maydencroft wins partnership agreement with Affinity Water
    Maydencroft wins partnership agreement with Affinity Water

    Monday 1st July 2013

    We have been the successful company to win the contract for maintenance of all trees across the Affinity Water central region.
    Affinity Water is the largest water-only supplier in the UK, supplying 900 million litres of water each day, to a population of more than 3.5 million people. Within the supply area, Affinity Water owns 463 sites, totalling 1470ha. These...

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  • St. Ibbs Park awarded a Higher Level Stewardship
    St. Ibbs Park awarded a Higher Level Stewardship

    Saturday 1st June 2013

    St. Ibbs Park has been awarded a Higher Level Stewardship agreement by Natural England. The land, a beautiful area of historic parkland, is used as a trianing facility by the firm.
    The successful submission, compiled by our in-house land management consultants has meant that our contracting teams will plant over 3,200 new trees and hedge plants as well as carry...

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  • Herts Young Farmers Sponsorship
    Herts Young Farmers Sponsorship

    Friday 31st May 2013

    Herts County Show: We helped the Young Farmers Club pull in the crowds by sponsoring their stand for the fifth time. Members of the public, particularly children had the opportunity to drive the telescopic handler, raising money for the Herts Air Ambulance and RABI.

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  • Two becomes three

    Monday 1st April 2013

    We can't resist the usefulness of the Unimogs and we love them so much, we've purchased a third Unimog U1200. This will be predominately used by the tree surgeons but has the capability of being another fencing vehicle and can tow trailers of nearly 20 tonnes! A photograph of the trio will be posted shortly.

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  • Purchase of a brand new U20 Kubota digger
    Purchase of a brand new U20 Kubota digger

    Friday 1st March 2013

    This top of the range "zero tail swing" 2.3 tonne machine has retractable tracks to spread ground compaction or to access sites with restricted access. We like them so much, this is now our third identical machine.

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  • New members of staff...
    New members of staff...

    Friday 1st February 2013

    Ian Stanton, our new grounds maintenance Project Leader has beaten over 40 people to the position. He joined us from Kings Landscapes on 4th February.
    Lewis Johnson, our new Arborist, joins the teams of tree surgeons.

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  • Adding to our fleet of Toyota Hiluxs
    Adding to our fleet of Toyota Hiluxs

    Tuesday 1st January 2013

    With our continuing growth, our fleet of Toyota Hiluxs has now grown from five to seven with the addition of two more identical vehicles.

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