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Former RAF airport seeks temporary heating for hangar

Before a newly constructed aircraft hangar could be deemed ready for use, the lead contractor had to ensure that flooring was properly laid to facilitate the storage of planes. Although seemingly a straightforward process in principle, extra care and attention must be paid to guarantee the floor could handle the intense load of aircraft weighing several dozen tonnes.

To achieve this a special resin is chemically fixed to the substrate beneath, which enables it to withstand sustained vehicular traffic and general abrasion. During the application process, temperatures must be maintained at approximately 15⁰C. This can present quite a challenge due to the sheer size of a typical hangar – and this is where we come in!

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Long-term customer requests our drying expertise on school development

With the construction of a new school in the Midlands approaching its final stages, Andrews Heat for Hire was asked to assist the lead contractor – one of Britain’s largest housebuilding companies. Our client had completed all structural works prior to our involvement but sought a high capacity drying arrangement to accelerate the drying of wet trades on site.

This requirement specifically relates to concrete curing, plastering, painting, masonry and grouting, with temporary equipment likely to be needed for several weeks while the work was undertaken.

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Andrews Sykes agrees season-long partnership with Hibernian FC

We are delighted to have committed to a sponsorship package with Hibernian FC, which will run for the remainder of the 2021-22 campaign.

The deal sees Andrews Sykes become official partners of Hibs and entitles us to a range of advertising benefits that will help promote our brand across Edinburgh and the rest of Scotland.

Having historically worked with professional sports clubs and athletes dating back to our original association with rally driver Russell Brookes in 1974, we are very pleased to be back involved with a well-respected sporting institution that shares our ambition for success.

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Heater keeps patrons warm at trendy London pop-up food and retail park

The looming winter presents event organisers with a binary decision to make in terms of climate control: do we need heating, or not? In many cases, a temporary solution is a necessity as exposing your customers or guests to a cold and unwelcoming environment would never constitute satisfactory practice in the hospitality sector.

At Andrews Heat for Hire, we are widely experienced in providing events, retail spaces and food outlets with stand-in equipment – particularly around the festive period. Temperatures in recent weeks have begun to noticeably drop off, which has coincided in with an upsurge in enquiries from event planners and operators.

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Vaccination HQ at Ashton Gate stadium now operational thanks to Andrews

The rollout of an approved COVID-19 vaccine which is now available for distribution throughout the UK  marks a decisive turning point in the fight against a pandemic that has shackled the world for most of 2020.

Since early December, dozens of hospitals dotted around the country have been administering the groundbreaking jab that has seen Britain lead the way on a global effort to protect people.

Healthcare services are working flat out to ensure vaccine hubs stock sufficient dosages, with the armed forces also enlisted to assist with transportation and site management.

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Andrews provides temporary heating for COVID-19 test centres across Europe

As the world struggles to contain the coronavirus pandemic, a huge increase in the presence of testing facilities has fuelled confidence that cases can be swiftly identified to limit the spread of further infections. To date, the UK has carried out more COVID-19 tests than any other European country but with the battle to overcome the virus set to rumble on for many months, it is critical that testing centres remain fully functional during the winter.

With seasonal temperatures already dropping sharply, Andrews Heat for Hire has been busy providing these applications with temporary heating solutions.

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Heater hire cuts screed drying times to keep building project on track

Now more than ever, construction companies are under great pressure to complete building projects on time and ensure that any potential causes of delay are quickly addressed. One of the most common reasons for deadlines being pushed back is a need for screed to dry properly, which can lead to developments grinding to a halt and prevent labourers from accessing the impacted areas.

This was the situation facing a contractor responsible for upgrading a large sports complex in Cambridgeshire and prompted them to get in touch with Andrews. Our client had initially hired some DE190 electric heaters from us to assist the drying of resin in a toilet block on site, but they now required a high capacity heating solution for the project’s next phase.

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Heater hire provides fresh air and heating to Kent school’s temporary structures

Although the second wave of lockdown restrictions has seen businesses from many industries forced to close, schools, colleges and universities have had to develop and implement various social distancing solutions to ensure they are operating as safely as possible.

Because of this, Andrews Heat for Hire has observed a sharp spike in enquiries as education providers strive to keep newly introduced overflow facilities warm and as COVID-secure as possible.

Given the current climate, our client was delighted that we could offer a heater hire package that not only increases temperatures but also constantly reintroduces fresh, clean air from outside.

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Heating arrangement delivers warmth and air changes to Charlton Athletic’s temporary gym

With gyms and sports facilities obliged to undertake a series of updated precautions following the relaxation of blanket lockdown restrictions, operators have been forced to adapt in order to keep their customers safe. A legal requirement to implement one-way systems, introduce frequent cleaning of all machines and apparatus and ensuring that people are more spread out has led to additional space being needed in many instances.

The latest government guidance applies to all venues including those belonging to professional sports teams. In response to the changes, Charlton Athletic Football Club reacted by creating a temporary gym area at their training ground in Eltham.

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International restaurant chain heated by Andrews hire package

At Andrews Heat for Hire, we understand the obligation of companies operating in the food industry to keep their guests sufficiently warm throughout the winter season.

So when a famous international restaurant suffered a heating failure at one of their chains in Middlesbrough, our specialists were on hand to provide them with an instant temporary solution.

To ensure the units would be fit for purpose, a member of our contact centre used their sector knowledge to help calculate the volume of the heating duty required. In response, our specialists supplied the client with a number of portable DE25 electric units which they positioned around the dining area as well as the kitchens. This heating rental package remained in place until the fixed system could be repaired.

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