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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Celebration & Awards

Chequers highly commended in Croydon Business Resilience Awards

We’re excited to announce that we’ve been highly commended in the ‘Outstanding Team Award’ category for the Croydon Business Resilience Awards.   The Croydon Business Resilience Awards 2021 is the largest and most prestigious within the south London borough. The ‘Outstanding Team Award’ celebrates what makes a business stand out and reflects on how teams

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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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Community

How to increase recycling rates in social housing

A lot of the social housing companies we work with are keen to explore how to improve the recycling rates among their residents, and with good reason. Recycling has a big impact on sustainability, health and safety, and finances.   There are also Government and local council goals to consider. In 2018 the Mayor of

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Cleaning

Chequers adopts next-gen antimicrobial cleaning product

As part of our ongoing commitment to maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene, we are delighted to have partnered with Nordic Chem to use a revolutionary antimicrobial cleaning product.   The water-based cleaner forms a long-term antimicrobial coating and is designed to inhibit the growth of microorganisms for up to 90 days after

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Community

Chequers commitment to its communities

We take great pride in our community and charity work, which has been more important than ever during the pandemic. A key area of focus for us is our support for the homeless population. We work with a handful of social housing clients and have created a number of partnerships to help homeless people find

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