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Investing in our future is starting to pay off!

Danny

Maxiflow partnered with www.west-cheshire.ac.uk over 5 years ago to help us achieve our high standard of training for our team.

Dan Jessop joined Maxiflow as an apprentice joiner in January this year. Since joining Maxiflow Dan has gone from strength to strength and has been awarded Maxiflow – Employee of the month for May 2016.

Through Maxiflow’s apprentice scheme in partnership with www.west-cheshire.ac.uk Dan is gaining valuable working experience whilst also attending college where he is studying for his City and Guilds qualification in Joinery .

Dan has gained full marks in his recent exams at West Cheshire College and is – Top of the class. His tutors are extremely impressed with Dan’s progress and think he will go on to pass with flying colours.

Dan is looking forward to a promising career with Maxiflow and is already a valued member of the Maxiflow team.

Maxiflow’s employees are all highly-skilled and we have invested heavily in our apprentice scheme and e-learning programme. Our employees are at the core of everything that we do and as a result we have won many awards such as Considerate Construction. www.ccscheme.org.uk.

Maxiflow strives to maintain its excellent reputation in the local community. Providing employment and training opportunities for local people is an important part of Maxiflow’s culture helping us to achieve our aim of 100% customer satisfaction.

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Maxiflow win Considerate Constructors Silver Award 2014

Considerate Constructors Silver Award 2014

We at Maxiflow Ltd are proud to announce that we have won a Silver Award at Considerate Constructors’ National Company Awards 2014!

This marks the third year in a row in which Maxiflow have won an award from the UK’s leading regulatory body for the construction industry. In 2013 we received a Bronze Award, and last year we won both a Gold Award and the top prize of the ceremony – The Most Considerate Company Award 2013.

The awards were once again held at the prestigious Plaisterers Hall at One London Wall. We appreciated the opportunity to catch up with some of our friends and peers in the construction industry, as our volume of work tends to prevent us from hobnobbing!

We were also honoured to see our Most Considerate Company Award win from last year prominently featured at the ceremony, including on this banner:


We would like to sincerely thank all of our clients for providing us with the opportunities and support that make our continuing success possible, and in particular we would like to thank Cheshire West & Chester Council and Norland Managed Services. We will continue to strengthen and grow as a company and hope to recapture the gold next year!

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Job opportunity for a Joiner at Maxiflow in Chester – Oct 2014

Maxiflow Career Advancement and Building Job Opportunities in Chester

There is a new job opportunity in the Maxiflow Building Division:

Joiner

An experienced, multi-skilled, time-served joiner is required to join our busy commercial building team in Chester.

Essential:

  • Professional experience in joinery
  • Ability to use own initiative to solve problems
  • Full, clean driving licence

Desirable:

  • CSCS Card
  • Experience in other areas of building work

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Drain replacement at Kingsley Lodge for University of Chester

Chester University Kingsley Lodge drain replacement

We at Maxiflow have been proud to work in partnership with the University of Chester on many occasions. The University has gone from strength to strength over the years, and we enjoy helping to maintain our city’s prestigious institutions.

Recently, we completed a series of significant drainage works at one of the University’s accommodation buildings. Kingsley Lodge houses 35 students, just down the road from the University of Chester’s main campus.

Replacing drains at University of Chester's accommodation

Upon investigation it was discovered that the soil beneath the drains had settled, causing the pipes to bow. This meant that the seals between the pipework had ruptured, resulting in leaks and frequent blockages. In addition, there were were a number of infestations of plant roots found throughout the system. Kingsley Lodge’s drains had sustained too much damage to be repaired, and it was determined that a complete replacement was necessary.

Kingsley Lodge’s grounds contain approximately 60 metres of drains, with access provided through 6 manholes. Because the drainage system runs underneath a car park, excavators were brought in to dig down through the tarmac and concrete. Some brickwork manholes were also broken down. We were then able to remove the defective pipework and the excess debris.

Before and after pictures drain excavation at University of Chester

Before and after comparison of drain works

We installed all-new preformed plastic drains and manholes throughout the Kingsley Lodge site. Pipe runs and joints were sealed with resin patch liners. High-pressure water jetting was utilized to remove the root infestations from connecting lines. After the pipe works were completed, the trenches were backfilled with layers of sub base. These freshly-filled holes were then covered with layers of tarmac, compacted with a roller and then sealed with hot bitumen.

We would like to thank TP Construction for their assistance on this project, and would also like to thank the University of Chester for furthering their partnership with us.

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Improvements to Chester Market’s casual stalls begin

Improvement works on Chester Market's casual stalls

We have worked in and around Chester Market many times over the years. In patnership with Norland Managed Services and Cheshire West & Chester, we have helped to keep the Market’s facilities maintained.

Recently, we have started work on refurbishing the Market’s casual stalls. These stalls are allocated to traders on a short-term basis, allowing people to sell their goods without committing to a lease. These indoor spaces have high visibility in the Market, capturing passing trade from a wide audience of shoppers.

Building works begin on casual market stalls in Chester

We’re undertaking a large number of stall improvements, from roof works to painting and decorating. Some stalls are being fitted with new roofs, with attractive red felt shingles complementing a light oak stained timber frame. In a number of stalls we are replacing the formica frontages and counter-tops with modern, refreshed designs. Timber handrails and skirtings will form a new drinking area in one unit.

We have planned for the refurbishments to be installed on Sundays, to minimize disruption to shoppers and stall owners. We would like to thank everybody in Chester Market for their patience and understanding while these improvement works are carried out and will update once the refurbishments are completed.

Casual Stall refurbishment at Chester Market

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