20 years and counting

Ricky Wapshott celebrates 20 years working for Bishopsgate. Employee #5, times were a bit different back then working out of a small warehouse on the Slough Trading Estate and covering the whole of the UK from 1 depot! “When I started, we primarily moved IT equipment and I remember that we had contracts with The Woolwich…

TENESO France move to a new central gate in Plaisir, Paris, France

TENESO France are moving their central International gate to a new and larger facility in December 2013.  This move will be done in 2 stages : –      01/12/2013             end of the transfer of the administrative services –      15/12/2013             end of the transfer of the warehouses  For all deliveries until Saturday 14/12/2013 included, please still deliver…

Top Safety Accreditation for Bishopsgate

Bishopsgate has been awarded accreditation from safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors. Employing over 250 people and with a £20 million turnover. Bishopsgate’s most recent clients have included major…

So what did you do last weekend?

While many of us were no doubt slouching around enjoying a well-earned rest from the travails of work, our very own Paul Hing, who works in our Finance team, decided to dress up as a bear! Why, you may ask, would he want to do that? This time there was a good reason as Paul…

Home from Home in Glasgow

Bishopsgate used to occupy a small warehouse in Nurseries Road, Baillieston, Glasgow but moved out 5 years ago. One of the first decisions made when the Allport and Bishopsgate businesses merged was to welcome the Bishopsgate team from ‘the other side’ of Glasgow to come back and join their new colleagues in the Allport facility at Units 27/28 Nurseries Road, Baillieston…

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…

Bishopsgate and Allport Specialist Services are united

Bishopsgate’s purchase of Allports Specialist Services division was completed today to create the UK’s largest specialist installations company. Tim Bloch, Bishopsgate, MD said, ‘As competitors, we have been uniquely aware of Allport’s strengths yet as a combined force we are convinced that our joined up proposition is unbeatable. Both companies understand that the key to success is…

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),…