Entries by 1st 4 Media

WPS wins new parking system contract at Middlesbrough shopping centre

Sophisticated ParkAdvance™ parking system technology from WPS, one of the UK’s leading parking equipment manufacturers, is to be installed at the Cleveland Centre, a recently refurbished shopping centre complex in Middlesbrough’s town centre. ParkAdvance™ is a pay-on-foot system which is ideally suited to shopping centre environments where the customer experience is vital and reliability and […]

London School Delighted with their New Haes MiniVES PAVA System

Keeping students and staff safe within schools and universities is paramount. It relies on comprehensive and powerful communication tools and security systems to ensure emergency situations are dealt with quickly and effectively. Emanuel School have recently invested in a brand new and advanced MiniVES Public Address and Voice Alarm (PAVA) system introduced to the UK […]

Atkinson Takes The Helm At Direct Corporate Clothing

Direct Corporate Clothing (DCC) has promoted Nick Atkinson to commercial and operations director as it targets £50m turnover. In his new role, he will oversee the day-to-day operations of the business. Atkinson joined the DCC board in 2016 as part of the acquisition of The Business Wear Company, which has now successfully merged with DCC. […]

Bywaters’ solution to paper coffee cup recycling

Bywaters, London’s largest undercover waste management company, is piloting a solution designed to overcome the difficulties of recycling paper coffee cups on UCL’s campus in London. An estimated 2.5 billion disposable coffee cups are used in the UK each year, creating around 25,000 tonnes of waste.  In March the Government’s Environmental Audit Committee launched an […]

New abstraction app a “game changer” for water industry

Lanes Utilities has developed an app that promises to revolutionise the way water abstraction is carried out by wastewater companies. The app pinpoints 130,000 abstraction points across the Thames Water region and key neighbouring areas. It promises to greatly reduce the risk of illegal water abstraction, support significant improvement in water leak detection, improve the […]

Bywaters supports facilities managers by motivating staff to recycle

Bow, London 22 May 2017: Bywaters, the company operating London’s largest under cover materials recycling facility will be exhibiting at the 2017 Facilities show at Excel in London on 20-22 June. Members of the Bywaters team will demonstrate their ‘Green Guru’ educational service to promote recycling and reuse and demonstrating an innovative new waste audit […]

Why water deregulation has left some customers “high and dry” when it comes to basic water maintenance & detection services

SW based water and sewerage repair service business Pipefix is experiencing a steady stream of customers who, since the introduction of deregulation on 1 April 2017, are finding the everyday maintenance services performed by the old water companies including leak detection and repair, step-testing, tank cleaning and valve testing are no longer available. This is […]