Wessex Slip Tester acquired

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Birch Sports Surfaces has recently acquired the latest model Wessex Pendulum Slip Tester. This is the type widely used across the slip-testing industry for reliable testing of slip-resistance of tennis courts and other surfaces. We will be using it to maintain our high levels of paint quality, with  regular and vigorous in-house testing of our products.

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Visit to ND Lift Trucks open day in Corby

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Just got back from the NDLT open day – lots of great products to look at, as they are agents for Erhle pressure washers and Tennant floor cleaners, as well as Hyundai forklifts and ground maintenance equipment. They also do short term rentals of their cleaning equipment – worth bearing in mind if you have any indoor […]

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Newest member of the fleet

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Birch Sports get s a shiny new heavier duty forklift to cope with extra demand. Supplied by NDLT of Corby, who we would highly recommend  for your forklift, and specialist cleaning machine requirements

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Something a bit different

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Do you want to stand out from the crowd? How about this as a striking colour combination – Evergreen and purple. This was made as a special order colour for one of our customers whose client wanted a combination that was a little different from the norm.

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Wimbledon starts

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24th June, and Wimbledon starts today, with Andy Murray beginning the defence of his Wimbledon title against David Goffin. The Belgian who is ranked 105 in the world, should be a straightforward game for Andy, but after his first round exit at Queens, who can guess. The Wimbledon tournament may be on grass, but it […]

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Tasty start to 2014 season

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Fab cake, made for us by Katie at Bumble Cottage Cakes, to celebrate a great start to the 2014 season. Everything on the cake, apart from the net posts, can be eaten. Even the Birch Sports Logo is made of edible ink printed onto a sheet of icing! Made of a rich rich fruit cake, […]

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2014 season

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Welcome to the 2014 season….. Hopefully the weather will be kind to us this year – the forecast for mid March is looking to be settled, with temperatures (supposedly) getting up to the high teens in places. Make sure you are ready to go by getting your paint orders in early – all standard colours […]

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Expansion at Birch Sports Surfaces Ltd

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HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS – NEW & OLD Works are underway at Birch Sports Surfaces to create additional storage space outside. Enquiries are coming in thick and fast for the 2014 season – on top of the growth in sales and customer base seen in 2013. Our plans are to free up […]

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Support your local small businesses

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Just had some of our manufacturing equipment serviced by a local forklift firm who also specialise in engineering. One of our vibratory sieves has had a total overhaul after a busy season. NDLT Forklifts in Corby have given it a thorough service for us, replacing anything worn, and even repainting it a rather fetching shade […]

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Winding down for the winter

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Starting to wind things up now.Still loads to do though – cleaning everything down, servicing the machines, maintenance work on the factory and office. The vans can breathe a sigh of relief for the next few months – they’ve had a hard summer being loaded with heavy buckets of paint (bet they wished they worked […]

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