Media Contacts

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 [email protected]


James Duck
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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.

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Ross Wood
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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.

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Francesca Frezza
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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.

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Chris Graham
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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.

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Clare Ward
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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.

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Andrews Sykes agrees season-long partnership with Hibernian FC

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.

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Independent festival in Hampshire seeks help from Sykes Pumps

Independent festival in Hampshire seeks help from Sykes Pumps

When a music festival in Winchester required a solution for a complicated waterfall flow, Sykes Pumps Hire were approached to solve the issue and ensure festival goers could witness a unique attraction operating as planned. The festival’s main stage was redesigned four months before the opening date but the waterfall stations were not yet functional.

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British kitchen manufacturer seeks ventilation for new warehouse fit-out

British kitchen manufacturer seeks ventilation for new warehouse fit-out

Andrews Sykes’ expertise in the field of ventilation has led to us working with big names from a whole host of industries, including a recent project involving a highly regarded kitchen retailer. On this occasion, the construction company responsible for the scheme required a dual purpose solution to aid the construction and design of their

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Russell Brookes, Mike Broad and John Andrews pose alongside a vintage rally car
Founder John Andrews and Managing Director Paul Wood
50th Anniversary: Guests converse before the event commences
50th Anniversary: Paul Wood and John Andrews address guests following lunch
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Case Studies

Andrews assists lead contractor on Bank Tube station reconstruction project

Andrews assists lead contractor on Bank Tube station reconstruction project

The £700m upgrade of one of London’s most recognised Underground stations is expected to be completed by spring 2022, with much of the hard work already done. TFL’s subsidiary London Underground commissioned improvements with the intention of increasing Bank’s passenger capacities by as much as 40%, meaning up to 140 million people will pass through ...

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Wiltshire-based demolition contractor requires pumps for dust suppression

Wiltshire-based demolition contractor requires pumps for dust suppression

Although perhaps most commonly associated with irrigation, water transfer and sewage movement, pumps can also be used on other specialist assignments including dust suppression applications. In such scenarios, liquid can prove particularly effective in capturing airborne particles and cause them to fall downwards rather than disperse into the open air. A leading demolition contractor recently ...

Event organisers hire air conditioning for technology exhibition in London

Event organisers hire air conditioning for technology exhibition in London

Exhibitions, like most indoor events, require thorough planning to ensure they are remembered for the right reasons and enjoyed by those in attendance. Often, the time of year will dictate whether or not a source of air conditioning is required, but sometimes the type of event will be a greater influencing factor – as was ...

Air conditioning system averts television blackout in the North East

Air conditioning system averts television blackout in the North East

There are few better examples of a first world problem than when you attempt to switch on your TV, only to be faced with a message that reads ‘no signal.’ Despite the somewhat trivial nature of this issue, it is still extremely frustrating when you are denied the opportunity to watch that television programme you ...

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Multi-unit air conditioning solution keeps hundreds of wedding guests cool

Multi-unit air conditioning solution keeps hundreds of wedding guests cool

Weddings and other special one-off events demand perfection, with no opportunity for a re-run should something go wrong. Any bride or groom will tell you that there is an overabundance of things that warrant attention in the build-up to their big day, with themes, guest numbers, catering and music choice already giving organisers plenty to ...

Replacement cooling hire keeps data centre online during system upgrade

Replacement cooling hire keeps data centre online during system upgrade

Data centres and server rooms are among the most temperature-sensitive applications around, so there can be no room for error when it comes to ensuring that climate control systems are operating properly. This means conducting regular maintenance which should include the frequent replacement of filters, coils and the cleaning of drains and other components. Many ...

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Mobile operating theatre requires seasonal cooling solution

Mobile operating theatre requires seasonal cooling solution

At present, there is great pressure on hospitals to improve patient flow and increase the number of appointments available for people with existing medical conditions. To facilitate this, healthcare trusts across the country have solicited the services of a world-class clinical provider with the capability to conduct most major procedures from mobile units stationed on ...

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Local authority seeks Sykes’ input on canal repair project

Local authority seeks Sykes’ input on canal repair project

Like almost everything, canals, banks and locks require sporadic maintenance and inevitably succumb to wear and tear over time. A wide range of work may be undertaken to help preserve a canal and its surroundings, with the primary objectives normally being to prevent any long-term disruption to waterways and avoid any environmental destruction. For more ...

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Air conditioning arrangement cools hardware at sewage treatment plant

Air conditioning arrangement cools hardware at sewage treatment plant

Although it’s probably more common for us to provide pump hire solutions to the water and waste treatment sector, there are also many scenarios that necessitate the use of HVAC equipment. In any sewage treatment plant, aeration is critical to the overall process which means that all mechanical components must function properly to ensure the ...

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Designated quarantine hotel hires air conditioning as chiller replacement

Designated quarantine hotel hires air conditioning as chiller replacement

As part of a wider effort to prevent the spread of both new and existing COVID variants, strict measures are currently in place for people arriving from a ‘red list’ country. This now means that any person fulfilling the aforementioned criteria must stay in a managed quarantine hotel for 10 full days before they can ...

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