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London Drainage Facilities sign-up to Builder’s Profile

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

London Drainage Facilities (LDF) has recently joined forces with Builder’s Profile, a web based subscription service that provides a standardised way for main contractors, subcontractors and suppliers to collaborate and share essential pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) information. The construction industry depends upon its suppliers with more private sector companies and all public sector concerns requiring formal pre-qualification of subcontractors. This has meant a different PQQ from virtually every main contractor… and costly, repetitive, time-consuming overheads for subcontractors to complete, submit and maintain their information.

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London Drainage Facilities awarded new contract with Mears Group Kensington

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

London Drainage Facilities (LDF) has been appointed by Mears Group to deliver its wide range of drainage services on behalf of their extensive portfolio of residential properties, concentrated in the Kensington & Chelsea Borough of London. The contract, reviewed annually, will see the company provide services including emergency reactive callouts, CCTV surveys and excavation works to over 5,000 multiple residential sites across the leafy London borough on behalf of Catalyst Housing.

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London has the highest concentration of cocaine in its sewers in Europe

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

London has topped the league table for the highest amount of cocaine in its sewers compared to anywhere else in Europe. Recent data collected from the European Union’s drug monitoring body, after sampling more than 50 cities and taking into account each cities population size, found that London came top for the largest amount of cocaine flushed down toilets throughout the capital.

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LDF wins contract to refit drains on old BBC Headquarters development site!

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

We’re pleased to announce that LDF has been chosen to help refit the old BBC Television Centre in Wood Lane, London, which is to be turned into housing and studios later this year. The team will be working in conjunction with Carey’s, a leading construction and resource recovery group which will also be enlisting the help of Lend Lease and Bovis Homes for this large-scale project.

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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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