Another string to our bow

THE brand new, state of the art Tolworth depot for The Master Removers Group was all-singing, all-dancing recently when it was chosen by country-pop duo Ward Thomas as the backdrop to their latest music video. The duo’s connections come via their father Anthony and his company of 40 years, Ward Thomas Removals – which was…

It’s Not Only About The Winning

Meet some of the mini-kickers: Charlie Baxter is third from the right. In line with its family values, and an understanding of the importance of team sport, Bishopsgate sponsors grass-roots junior football… Peter Baxter writes: I’ve been working at Bishopsgate, based at its Warrington depot, for just over two years. I’m a family man and…

Bishopsgate tags along to Borneo

Bishopsgate have decided to sponsor Taylor, a local Swindon girl, on her once in a lifetime adventure to Borneo. Taylor is currently taking part in the Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award, and as well as working at the local Cancer Shop in Swindon, Taylor has volunteered to go to Borneo in the summer of 2017.…

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…

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),…

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…

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),…