Our Team in Moscow

Pawel Buder and Andrzej Kopczynski, two of Bishopsgate specialist installation team based at the Bishopsgate London Depot in NW10 organised to follow their national team Poland at the FIFA World Cup finals in Russia. Poland’s first group game against Senegal was held on 19th June in Moscow’s’ Luzhniki Stadium which has a seating capacity of 81,000…

Consignment Barcode Scanning

It wasn’t so long ago that faxes were the next best thing in all things called ‘communication’. We used to receive our orders by fax and send across POD’s the following day when the drivers got back from their runs. We had to be at the forefront of technology way back then and this pressure…

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours – 2014

  It’s the 1st December and the Christmas and New Year holiday period is looming. We at Bishopsgate know how difficult it can be planning in collections and deliveries during this time, and so we are here to try and make things easier for our customers. To assist you in your planning over the Christmas…

Swindon Telephone Lines Down

Unfortunately the telephone lines into our Swindon HQ are currently down, we have fault finding with BT in progress and hope the downtime will be minimal. Although we have failover diverts in place this does mean that we will not be able to handle our normal call volume. To keep pressure off the limited lines…

Bishopsgate continue to help the local community!

The sponsorship of the Swindon RFU under 15 Fatboys was renewed for another year and then Bishopsgate was approached to help www.wheelsworkshop.org. It was explained to Bishopsgate that Wheels Workshop required some racking to help with a storage issue, which if resolved would allow the workshop to introduce a car. Bishopsgate have a large (50,000…

Recycling Update!

You may remember a year ago in May 2013 we published a story focused on the ingenious ways some of us and our local neighbours had re used the waste wood packaging which had been removed following some our specialist two man deliveries and installations. Refer back to see the Cycle Shop (Velolife near Maidenhead),…

The Fact of The Day

Here at Bishopsgate we have some fantastic road crew who work hard delivering the product to your customers. It is important to us in the office that we keep in contact with the road crews to receive on site Proof of Deliveries and updates throughout the working day. The POD’s can be seen on the…

The Ultimate Recycling

One of the biggest challenges Bishopsgate face is recycling waste packaging. Bishopsgate have a zero landfill policy, and in the past have had to work with customers to alter packaging solutions when it has not been possible to recycle or reuse materials used. The used packaging consists mainly of wood, cardboard, plastic (clear and coloured),…

Vending Taken to New Heights

Vending Machines are used throughout modern day life so much so they are just taken for granted and now probably go almost unnoticed unless you are thirsty or hungry! Historically it is thought that early machines existed that could have been described as vending machines but the modern machines did not come into wider use…

Delivering alongside Nelson on Trafalgar Square

One of our experienced London based porters, Lee Simmons, recently suffered a motorcycle accident which left him unable to carry out his usual duties as a Bishopsgate road crew member.  Bishopsgate recognise the skill involved in carrying out our deliveries and the wealth of experience that Lee has, having been with us since 10 December…