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Andrews Sykes Team Contacts

If you would like to contact a particular member of staff, please use the individual details listed below.

For general enquiries, please email at pressoffice@andrews-sykes.com


James Duck General PR and Social Media

James joined our marketing department in February 2014, after graduating from the University of Brighton with a journalism degree. As such, his primary role is centred on producing a full range of textual content in-house, including HVAC PR, editorials, e-mail campaigns, advertorials and other external features.

james.duck@andrews-sykes.com

Ross Wood General Marketing and Advertising Enquiries

Ross has worked at the company for five consecutive summers, fulfilling a number of roles within the business before joining the marketing team full-time in October 2013. He graduated from the University of Greenwich with a degree in Advertising, Marketing and Communications, and is responsible for much of our creative output. Ross is predominantly involved with designing artwork and graphics but also contributes towards organising exhibitions, trade shows and other one-off events.

ross.wood@andrews-sykes.com

Francesca Frezza PR for French and Italian Speaking Countries

Francesca completed her master’s degree in Public and Business Communication in 2011 at the University of Milan. She worked for four years as press officer for national exhibitions in Italy before moving to London in January 2016. Francesca speaks Italian, French and English, and her main duties include updating our Italian and French-speaking websites. She has also experience in graphic and web design.

francesca.frezza@andrews-sykes.com

Kimberley Beacham Marketing Assistant

Kimberley has previously worked with the company, fulfilling a temporary position in the sales department, before joining the marketing team full-time in September 2016. Kim graduated from the University of Bedfordshire with a degree in Marketing and is now responsible for the company’s social media pages as well as textual content in-house and externally.

kimberley.beacham@andrews-sykes.com

Chris Graham Sales Director - Sykes Pumps

Chris started his career in the Royal Navy, where he was a marine engineer for over six years. He has since spent over 30 years in the pump hire industry with extensive experience throughout the UK, Europe and the USA. He joined Andrews Sykes in 2011, and is now Sales Director of Sykes Pumps, after spells as Pump Development Director and Director of Major Accounts. Chris’ responsibilities include the hire and sales of our full range of surface mounted and submersible pumps.

pressoffice@andrews-sykes.com

Carl Webb UK Sales Director - HVAC

As UK Sales Director, Carl is responsible for our HVAC, Dehumidification, Boiler and a Chiller division which is comprised of the UK’s largest range of specialist hire equipment and services. After completing his apprenticeship in fabrication and welding for ventilation systems, Carl started his career in the hire industry joining a small tool hire company in Essex. Carl has been in the hire industry for over 27 years and originally joined Andrews Sykes in 1991 as hire desk supervisor in our Basildon office. Carl’s role is to oversee the sales for the HVAC and Specialist Hire Divisions supplying cooling and heating solutions for our customers nationwide.

pressoffice@andrews-sykes.com

Clare Ward Pump PR

Clare Ward is a public relations professional with more than 35 years’ experience. She established Clare PR in 1989 after gaining a CAM Diploma in Marketing from the University of Manchester and working for major PR consultancies in both the UK and the USA. Focusing on the built environment and in related sectors, Clare PR celebrated 25 years’ in business in 2014 and during that time has delivered an impressive portfolio of campaigns for Bovis Lend Lease, MJ Gleeson, P&O Properties, Electrium, and VP plc.

clare@clarepr.com

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Andrews Air Conditioning Hire provide emergency cooling for Glasgow’s leading facilities management company
Andrews Air Conditioning Hire was recently contacted by one of Glasgow’s leading facilities management companies who required an emergency cooling solution for one of their major clients. The project surfaced following the breakdown of their fixed cooling system, which occurred during the peak of summer and necessitated the urgent provision of replacement equipment. The facilities manager was tasked with providing cooling equipment for a large commercial building housing up to 100 staff  on each floor. An [...]
Andrews Chiller Hire provides prestigious Sheffield theatre with emergency cooling arrangement
When a large theatre in Sheffield was in search of an effective cooling solution to replace their chiller after it suffered an unexpected failure, our specialists were quickly on the scene to provide an effective chiller replacement. The client in question were in their busiest month of business, with a number of sold-out shows scheduled for the following weeks. As a result, Andrews Chiller Hire was contacted and asked to provide a short-term cooling arrangement to [...]
Andrews provide large commercial building with emergency air conditioning hire package
When a leading facilities management firm based in central London required immediate cooling for a large office building, they contacted Andrews Air Conditioning Hire regarding a solution. The FM company in charge of the project approached our specialists and requested an emergency cooling arrangement that could successfully supply all nine floors with comfort cooling while their original cooling system was repaired off-site. Our specialists were urgently drafted in to conduct a free site survey of the [...]
Emergency Andrews Air Conditioning Hire keep country’s largest bookbinders in business
When one of the country’s largest bookbinders sought effective cooling equipment to bring temperatures down in their London factory, they contacted Andrews Air Conditioning Hire in the hope that an immediate solution could be found. Our client was having trouble keeping temperatures down following a sustained period of seasonal heat, which, combined with the presence of a heavy-duty machinery, had made conditions unbearable within the premises. Their primary concern was the impact it would have on [...]
Andrews Air Conditioning provide cooling equipment for renowned coffee roasting company
A multi award-winning coffee roasting company in London recently contacted Andrews Air Conditioning Hire in search of urgent cooling equipment to reduce temperatures in their warehouse. The client’s coffee roaster was giving off excessive heat within their facility which was causing staff to feel unusually warm whilst working. To rectify the issue, practical short-term air conditioning arrangement was sought to keep employees happy. After conducting a site survey of the application, our specialists recommended the deployment [...]
Andrews provide Hampshire hospital with emergency cooling
When a high-profile hospital located in Hampshire contacted Andrews Air Conditioning Hire in search of some emergency cooling equipment, our expert team stepped in to ensure the requirement was met. Our client was experiencing difficulties with their transformers which were overheating and threatening to fail, putting the hospital in serious danger of losing all power. Shortly after initial contact, one of our local specialists visited the site to assess the area’s specifics before proposing a suitable [...]
Emergency Air Conditioning Hire keeps Britain’s leading TV talent show on air
When Britain’s leading TV talent show needed emergency cooling at late notice, Andrews Air Conditioning Hire came to the rescue! The production company responsible for the programme, watched live by millions, sought an immediate cooling solution to assist them with reducing temperatures in their production room. The production room – a converted and temporary facility with no permanent air conditioning – contained a large quantity of sensitive electronic hardware, monitors and cameras that were in serious [...]
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We are pleased to announce the launch of the Sykes Super Wispaset UVO 150/100 which we look forward to introducing at this year’s Hillhead exhibition. The new product incorporates the tried and tested Orion pump end and Sykes’ unique vacuum priming system, but is now available with the latest specification engine to conform to environmental standards. The pump’s Tier 4-compliant Volvo TAD870VE engine ensures a significant reduction in harmful emissions and easily meets all European regulations. [...]
Sykes Pumps launch revolutionary Super Wispaset 200 Ecotec unit
Sykes Pumps are pleased to announce another new investment in our environmentally compliant pump range, as we introduce our Super Wispaset 200 Ecotec super silenced model. This market leading innovation has been designed with the latest emission standards in mind and exceeds the criteria set out in all European regulations. Quiet in operation, the Sykes Super Wispaset 200 Ecotec is perfect for all noise-sensitive applications including residential areas. Its impressive performance capabilities offer heads of 43 [...]
Air conditioning hire keeps hospital ward cool during hot spell
When a high-profile hospital was in need of some urgent cooling equipment to reduce temperatures in their pathology department, our specialists were drafted in to provide a temporary cooling hire solution. This was needed with immediate effect, to ensure the correct environment was maintained to protect important medical equipment, meaning a quick response was essential. Due to the increased quantity of equipment recently installed within the hospital in recent years, everyday temperatures within the area had [...]