Category: Grounds Maintenance

Grounds Maintenance

Winter maintenance: Staying ahead with proactive gritting

The importance of gritting should never go under appreciated and neither should the significance of being proactive in your winter maintenance. Businesses are accountable for all injuries in the working environment and the safety of employees is paramount. Statistics from the Health & Safety Executive show slipping and tripping to be the single most common

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Grounds Maintenance

Chequers launches proactive gritting service

We are pleased to announce the launch of our comprehensive new winter maintenance service, including proactive gritting and snow clearance.   The nationwide services are automatically triggered by Met Office forecasts, which are monitored daily at the exact location of client’s sites utilising national webcam footage. The default trigger is a temperate of 0c or

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Grounds Maintenance

Chequers appoints Naomi Childe as director of grounds and landscaping

We are delighted to announce Naomi Childe as our newly appointed director of grounds and landscaping. Naomi’s key responsibilities will involve delivering safe, high quality, and on time services for customers whilst developing green spaces for our customers. This will include cyclical grounds maintenance, specialist green space designs and construction, arboriculture services (tree surveys, inspections,

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Cleaning

Hearing Resident Voices

  Good communication is an important part of providing a good service.   If we know and understand our clients then we know how to make sure they’re happy and improve.   Some of our Contract Managers got a bit of face-to-face feedback from residents at CCHA’s (Croydon Churches Housing Association) Action Day this month.

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Environmental

CarbonClean Gives Our Engines A Boost

Whether it be all the vehicles in our fleet, or the machinery used by our Grounds Maintenance Department, it’s clear we have a lot of engines at Chequers.   We’ve recently been looking at how we can use these engines more efficiently, and in a more eco-friendly way.   As part of our commitment to

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Cleaning

Employees of the Month

  January saw two of our members of team Chequers awarded the Employee of the Month title after going the extra mile.   Mandy Toddington and Nathan Drew have both exceeded expectations and taken onboard an ethos of continuous improvement in their respective roles.   Mandy is part of our cleaning team in our commercial

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Celebration & Awards

Thanking Our Staff As We Turn 30

  Last week we celebrated some of the fantastic work done on a daily basis by our people at an event to mark our 30th Anniversary.   We welcomed over 50 staff members across all areas of the business for a special evening hosted by the Mayor of Croydon.   The evening saw employees recognised

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Celebration & Awards

Celebrating Diversity at Lansdowne Green

  Chequers got involved in the festivities at Lansdowne Green last weekend to celebrate diversity in the community!   The annual International Day held at Lansdowne Green was held by our client Optivo, and saw residents, contractors and housing officers come together in a day of good food, good music and community cohesion.   Colourful

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Celebration & Awards

International CSR Excellence Award Winners!

We were honoured to join a host of like-minded businesses at The International CSR Excellence Awards ceremony, where we picked up an award for our environmental practices.   Chequers was awarded the Bronze award for Sustainability at the ceremony in The Palace of Westminster for our efforts to drive down emissions and lower our carbon

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