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London Drainage Facilities achieve CHAS Accreditation renewal

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

London Drainage Facilities (LDF) has successfully renewed its accreditation from the Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) to act as drainage suppliers for its customers. CHAS is a market leader for Health and Safety pre-qualification in the UK and being CHAS registered gives buyers confidence that a supplier is able to meet their Health & Safety requirements. More importantly, CHAS registration saves buyers time and money when it comes to checking out a supplier’s suitability as CHAS has done all the work for them.

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London Drainage Facilities adds 1 more service vehicle to its fleet

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

London Drainage Facilities (LDF) has increased its ever-expanding fleet of service vehicles. The brand new VW Crafter, one of the largest service vehicles to be added to the company’s fleet has already been thrown into action to help deal with your drainage problems. The recent acquisition follows continued growth for the company in 2013, with another 2 service vehicles planning to be put into action before year end.

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Millions of Homeowners being wooed to sign up for cheap drainage cover by Thames Water

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

London Drainage Facilities (LDF) were surprised to find out millions of homeowners in the South-East of England are being wooed to sign up for cheap drainage cover by Thames Water, only then to find out their policy gets ten times more expensive after the first year.

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London Drainage Facilities Are On The Move!

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

London Drainage Facilities (LDF) has expanded into new premises. The Head Office, now based at Units 11 – 12a Hallsford Bridge Ind. Estate, Ongar, Essex, follows massive growth over the last three years, which has resulted in LDF outgrowing their previous Essex based site.

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London Drainage Facilities PDA Communication System 1 Year On

Friday, June 14th, 2013

It has now been 1 year on since London Drainage Facilities (LDF) introduced its unique PDA Communication System, the first of its kind to enter the drainage industry. The bespoke job management system enables customers to keep track of their drainage issue from initial call right through to job completion, and provides real time job progress information for both customers and LDF. So far, it looks like a worthwhile investment.

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London Drainage Facilities Launches New Website

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

LDF is inviting visitors to explore it’s new website. The new website has been designed to provide the ultimate user friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout, allowing customers to access detailed service information and image based media with the option to share information across all major social networking sites.

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Sewage leak from Little Meadow Sewage Works

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Residents in Bourne End have alerted Thames Water to sewage collecting on the banks of the River Thames near their homes. Christine Roy spoke in the Bucks Free Press. She said that she had called Thames Water after noticing a “scum” on the river’s surface. She said: “I saw it floating down the river in […]

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Ground water levels begin to drop

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Thames Water has announced that thankfully ground water levels have started to drop. Despite the April showers many regions have seen over the last few weeks ground water levels have dropped slightly in the Thames Valley region. This is despite the first half of the month seeing around 57% of the average monthly rainfall. This […]

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What happens to sewage at you local sewage treatment works?

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Many people don’t give a second thought to the sewage which leaves their homes, but the process of transporting it to sewage works and treating it is quite complex. All the sewage or waste water which leaves your home needs to be treated before it is put safely back into rivers. This waste travels via […]

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River Chess sees sewer flooding after pump failure

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Thames Water has apologised after a leak saw sewage flood into the River Chess. The London drainage company said a waste pump at their Chesham Sewage Works became blocked which subsequently caused a leak which flooded neighbouring land and flowed into the nearby river. The owner of the contaminated land phoned Thames Water and the […]

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