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Who is responsible for private drains and sewers? LDF explains all

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Ever wondered who needs to foot the bill for your drain maintenance or repairs? LDF provide you with everything you need to know about drain responsibility and legislation here. “It’s a question we’re often asked here at London Drainage Facilities”, says LDF’s Managing Director Danny Fuller. “We thought we’d outline who exactly is responsible for maintaining and fixing your private drainage systems and sewers.”

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Facilities Managers on the Front Line Could Increase Customer Satisfaction, According to Research Published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors published research that suggests that Facilities Managers that are ‘more visible to customers’ lead to higher satisfaction rate. Recent research conducted by The Royal Institution of Charted Surveyors (RICS) has revealed that more customer visibility of Facilities Managers will have “a positive impact on the quality and accuracy of information gathered from customers”.

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How can I stop my drains from regularly blocking up? LDF’s pre-planned maintenance programmes may be the answer!

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

A free site inspection from an LDF surveyor could help resolve recurring blocked drains. Drains across London have to cope with heavy usage and, for a variety of reasons, can often become blocked. London Drainage Facilities offer a free site inspection carried out by a trained LDF surveyor to determine what the problem is and the root of its cause. Offered as part of our drain maintenance service, the initial inspection is carried out at no cost.

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Normal service resumes after Christmas hangover, with the team excited for a busy 2015

Friday, January 9th, 2015

As of 5th January, The team at London Drainage Facilities (LDF) have opened the doors again for business as usual after all the excitement of the Christmas celebrations. With plenty to look forward to in 2015, LDF are working extra hard to prepare for exciting big contracts and new customers in the coming year. Our engineering experts are on-call and back on the road providing repairs, drain maintenance and CCTV surveys, and the team at head office are busy ensuring that every single customer is delivered a service that meets their exacting standards.

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LDF to continue servicing the capital’s drains throughout the festive period

Friday, December 19th, 2014

The team at London Drainage Facilities will be on call throughout the holidays to handle blocked drains and continue offering all manner of drainage services to businesses and homeowners throughout London. The team at London Drainage Facilities (LDF) loves the holidays as much as the rest of the UK, but time waits for no-one when it comes to unblocking and servicing drainage systems. With this in mind, LDF have announced that LDF technicians will be on call 24/7 across Christmas and the New Year to attend to any unforeseen drainage problems in the city.

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Unsure on the cause of your drain blockages? LDF’s CCTV Surveys may be the answer

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

London Drainage Facilities’ CCTV drain surveys provide vital answers for homeowners and firms struggling to identify the source of a blockage. London Drainage Facilities offers comprehensive CCTV surveys that can be used to pinpoint the exact location of a blockage. Once the problem has been detected, the London Drainage Facilities (LDF) team take the appropriate action to stop this blockage from occurring time and time again.

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London Drainage Facilities Welcomes New Health & Safety Manager

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

London Drainage Facilities has welcomed a new Health & Safety Manager to its team who will help deliver the company’s mission to ensure the operations of the company are carried out the in the safest manner possible. Duncan Bewley is a welcome addition to LDF’s influential drainage teams on the road and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role.

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London Drainage Facilities Drainage Maintenance Programme with Active Newham is still proving a success 6 months on!

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

London Drainage Facilities (LDF) has been working in partnership with Active Newham to deliver it drainage maintenance service to 3 of its leisure centres in the London Borough of Newham since April 2014. With 2 more of their sites being taken on board requiring a drainage maintenance programme to be put together, something clearly must be working!

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London Drainage Facilities’ Announces New Services Portfolio

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

London Drainage Facilities (LDF), one of London’s leading providers of planned, emergency and drain repair services, today announced a new look to their service portfolio designed to ensure customer satisfaction, increase uptake on their drainage services and help customers make the best possible decision for their drainage requirements.

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London Drainage Facilities joins forces with the Lord Ashcroft International Business School through the Low Carbon KEEP programme

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

London Drainage Facilities teamed up with The Lord Ashcroft International Business School back in January 2013 under the Low Carbon KEEP scheme. The programme provides funds to support and develop East of England Businesses through strategic University partnership and knowledge transfer.

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