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Services Directory

Service Providers specialising in the Local Council sector

First find the subject heading (in capitals) and then find the providers within that field.

BUILDING PRESERVATION

 

Nottinghamshire Building Preservation Trust Minster Chambers, Church Street. Southwell, Notts, NG25 0HD

Tel: 01636 819555 (or 0115 9392459)        Web: www.nbpt.co.uk        Email: nbpt@btclick.com

The Nottinghamshire Building Preservation Trust seeks to protect, preserve and enhance the built environment in the towns and villages of the County of Nottinghamshire for the benefit of future generations and the historic continuity of the settlements. It provides a Technical Advisory service on request.

COMMUNITY CENTRE EQUIPMENT

 

Gopak Ltd Range Road, Hythe, Kent, CT21 6HG

Tel: 0800 195 4255        Web: www.gopak.co.uk        Email: gopakinfo@gopak.co.uk

Gopak manufacture a range of lightweight folding tables, stacking benches, trolleys, modular staging and fixed leg tables and benches which offer a multi-functional solution for multi-purpose areas such as village halls, community centres and churches. Proud to be a British Manufacturer, Gopak has been trading for 60 years and look forward to assisting you with your furniture requirements.

COMPUTING, SOFTWARE, WEB AND IT

 

Edge IT Systems Ltd, Enterprise House, Courtaulds Way, Coventry, CV6 5NX

Tel 024 7666 7337     Email info@edgeitsystems.com     Web www.AdvantEDGE-Solutions.co.uk

The EDGE group of companies were founded in 1989 and has long been a market leader in the supply of software solutions to Local Councils. AdvantEDGE software has been designed to meet the needs of Local Councils and the officers in the 21st Century.

 

Rialtas Business Solutions Ltd, Unit 5 Uffcott Enterprise Park, Uffcott, Wiltshire, SN4 9NB

Tel:01793731206     Webwww.rialtas.co.uk     Email sales@rialtas.co.uk

Rialtas has been providingsoftware designed for the local authority market since 1996 and are the marketleader. We supply accounting and administration software for local authorities,both large and small. Our software products include Accounting, AssetManagement, Facilities Bookings, Cemeteries and Memorial Management, Planningand Allotments. We also provide financial consultancy and training for which weare authorised to award CPD points for the SLCC. 

 

Sharpe Systems Ltd, Westthorpe Business Innovation Centre, Killamarsh, Sheffield, S21 1TZ

Tel 0114 218 0623     Fax 0114 218 0624     Web www.sharpe.it     Email info@sharpe.it

Provision of IT services to Town and Parish Councils, including consultancy, equipment (rental or purchase) and Email services.  We also provide low cost web sites built using a template developed with experienced Parish Councillors and Clerks, allowing easy update maintenance by non IT professionals without the need for any specialist software.

"We can be your IT Department".

 

WJPSoftware Limited Office 10, Bedale Hall, North End, Bedale, DL8 1AA

Tel: 01677 392001     Webhttps://councils.wjps.co.uk     Email: info@wjps.co.uk

WJP Software Limited`s Web Communication system (WCS) software offers a content and document management system which is accessible and secure. Our aim is to make web design and management as easy as possible for both Parish and Town Councils leading to a quality, attractive and functional website and we have been working closely with local councils to achieve this since 2016. WJP Software Limited is fully compliant with ISO:9001,ISO:27001 and Cyber Essentials standards and our WCS websites are fully compliant with GDPR, the Transparency Code and WCAG 2.1. We offer a fully comprehensive package including design and set up of the website, training,hosting, backup and continued advice and support. We can also offer packagesthat include registration of local government domain names and Microsoft email hosting.

EMPLOYMENT ADVICE

 

Chris Moses Chartered FCIPD Bsc(Hons)

Personnel Advice and Solutions Ltd

Tel (01529) 305056     Web www.personneladviceandsolutions.co.uk     Email p.d.solutions@zen.co.uk

Employing people can be a Council`s biggest expense, as well as a source of stress for Clerks and elected members.

Personnel advice and Solutions Ltd have an extensive track records of helping numerous Town and Parish Councils across the East Midlands addressing their Personnel and Employment issues and guiding them through the minefield of Employment Legislation, saving them time, stress and a lot of money!

GRANT FUNDING SERVICES

 

ICS Support Services Limited, Edwinstowe House Business Centre, High Street, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9PR

Tel 01623 821587     Web www.ics-funding.co.uk     Email info@ics-funding.co.uk 

ICS Support Services Ltd provides expert funding advice and bid writing services on a No Win No Fee basis. Our team has over 50 years of professional expertise and experience in obtaining funding. We are very proud of our excellent track record which is based on numerous successful bid writing results. In the last year we have helped Parish Councils in Nottinghamshire raise over £100,000 for various projects ranging from Village Hall refurbishment to new community play equipment. Our strong ethics and sense of Corporate Social Responsibility means that we guarantee never to knowingly raise unrealistic expectations and work with you to help you achieve your aspirations.

GRAVE DIGGING

 

Cobb &Son Grave Digging &Ground Maintenance Services

Tel: 07970 318717     Web: https://cobbandsongravedigging.co.uk    Emailcobbandsongravedigging@gmail.com

Cobb & Son is owned by experience grave digger & sexton 12 years in this role our service includes grave digging which is done to the highest safety standard dressing off the grave back filling sexton duties if required test digging full exhumation grave maintenance head  stone cleaning fully insured risk assessment professional reliable & honest.

INSURANCE

BHIB Councils Insurance, AGM House 3 Barton Close, Grove Park, Leicester LE19 1SJ

Tel:         0330013 0036      Web:     www.bhibcouncils.co.uk   Email:    enquiries@bhibcouncils.co.uk

With local councils providing an ever-growing range of services, it is more important to have sector experts you can rely on and be partnered with to support and arrange the right protection for you.

At BHIB Councils Insurance we provide tailor-made, insurance and risk management solutions through an experienced specialist team dedicated to local councils. BHIB Councils Insurance is part of BHIB Insurance Brokers, one of the UK`s leading independent commercial insurance brokers located in Leicestershire, with a proud history dating back 50 years. Get in touch to discuss your insurance with a Council Insurance specialist broker and get a free, no-obligation independent review and quotation.

LEGAL ADVICE

Liz Page, Geldards Solicitors, Number One,Pride Place, Pride Park, Derby DE24 8QR

and The Arc, Enterprise way, Nottingham NG2 1EN

Direct Line:  01332 378373   Email:  Elisabeth.Page@geldards.com   Web:  www.geldards.com 

Liz is a solicitor and qualified Clerk, with 20 years in local government including 6 years as a Parish/Town Clerk. Liz can provide specific and practical advice and assistance on all aspects of local council law and practice. Free initial advice and preferential rates for Notts ALC Members.

 

Wellers Hedleys Solicitors, 6 Bishopsmead Parade, East Horsley KT24 6SR

Tel: 01483 284567     Email: enquirieshedleys-solicitors.co.uk     Web: www.hedleys-solicitors.co.uk

Wellers Hedleys Solicitors are based in Surrey but advise Town and Parish Councils throughout England and Wales. We have over 40 years of commitment in assisting Local Councils and have developed a comprehensive understanding of the challenges facing the sector. With a transparent fee structure you will find Wellers Hedleys to be a responsible, understanding and valuable partner whatever your needs for legal advice and guidance. Initial advice available on a fixed fee basis.

PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT/OUTDOOR FITNESS

HAGS Limited Clockhouse Nurseries, Clockhouse Lane East, Egham, SurreyTW20 8PG

Tel: 0845 2601655     Web: www.hags.co.uk     Email: sales@hags.co.uk  Local contact: Tom Gamble 07899 952047

HAGS is a global company with a product offering that stretches over an extensive range - for play, sports and other outdoor recreation - designed for people of all ages. We have gained over 50 years` experience in providing both landscaped and traditional outdoor areas.

We help balance the children and communities demand for exciting and challenging play spaces with the needs of the maintenance and operations team that run them. We will listen to the needs of all the stakeholders involved in the project, and through our design team, we will find the perfect balance for you.  We can either work with you as an equipment supplier that is installed by others, or we can deliver a design and build project from start to finish.  We will help your budget go as far as possible by using the appropriate equipment from our vast range for the project, together with the right mix of surfacing, pathways, landscaping and installation.

Our mission is to fight boredom and inactivity by designing and installing exciting play areas and outdoor gyms that are accessible to everyone, at anytime!

 

Mant Leisure, Woodcote House, Ralph Allen Drive, Bath BA2 5AE

Tel: (01225) 830 083     Web: www.mantleisure.co.uk     Email: info@mantleisure.co.uk

Mant leisure can supply and install wooden and steel play equipment, ball courts, concrete outdoor table tennis, outdoor fitness equipment, surfacing, street furniture, Playspec fencing, gates and virtually anything else related to outdoor leisure that you can think of. As a small company, with years of experience, we can offer a personal and caring service and aim to provide complete customer satisfaction at every stage of the process, from working together with you on the initial concept, through design, to completion and beyond. Our access to products from a wealth of suppliers means your design need not be limited to one supplier`s catalogue, but can be selected from a wider range, to create a bespoke and cost-effective tailored solution. Please feel free to contact us to discuss any requirements you have, all site surveys are free of charge and without obligation.

 

Playforce, 1 Pegasus Way, Bowerhill Industrial Estate, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6TR

Tel: 01225 792660     Emailsales@playforce.co.uk     Web: www.playforce.co.uk/public-spaces

Playforce has over 20 years` experience in developing and maintaining outdoor spaces for play and a nationwide team of specialists - all passionate about creating outstanding outdoor spaces for all to enjoy. Now, as one of the idverde family, we`re part of the largest greens spaces, landscape services, estate management and play space service providers in the UK.

However, what really stands Playforce apart is that we are the only company able to provide a complete outdoor service for parks and play areas. From the design and installation of new play areas or supply of equipment to small scale refurbishments, landscaping, grounds maintenance and inspections, all of our services are delivered by directly employed teams. This also means that we can provide extremely competitive pricing, and consistently high quality delivery across all of our projects, nationwide. When it comes to play equipment, we have a number of exclusive ranges only available through Playforce, as well as the ability to source specified items from other ranges, giving you the best of both worlds.

Design and installation; Equipment supply; Refurbishment of existing equipment; landscaping, fencing and signage; Grounds maintenance and RPII Inspections

 

Playinnovation, Multi Use Games Areas & Innovative Educational Games Walls, Unit 28-29 North Luton Industrial Estate, Sedgewick Road, Luton LU4 9D 

Tel: (0203) 4095303     Web: www.playinnovation.co.uk     Email: sales@playinnovation.co.uk

Playinnovation is a UK based company specialising in the design and installation of truly unique recreational facilities. Their schemes include Multi Use Games Areas, durable play equipment ranges in steel and timber and innovative Games wall concepts, including Street Snooker and Crossbar King.  Their unique designs are created to encourage community cohesion through concepts that provide family inclusive sporting activities for all ages and abilities. 

 

Sovereign Play, 40 Towerfield Road, Shoeburyness, Sutton on Sea, Essex SS3 9QT

Tel: 01702 291129     Email: info@sovereignplay.com     Web: https://www.sovereignplayequipment.co.uk/

Sovereign Play are a UK based manufacturer of outdoor timber and steel play equipment. From our facility in Shoeburyness, Essex we have an extensive range of products that will suit any budget. We pride ourselves on being a one stop solution for any play, sport or fitness project. Our compassion and empathy enables us to deliver a personal approach that brings our customers the best results. Our sales team work closely with our innovative research and development team which enhances our ability to advise, design and create play environments that maximise play value which can be enjoyed for many years. We employ our own installation teams which are managed by our experienced staff offering our customers peace of mind during the installation phase. Our post installation teams are on hand for any queries and to offer support once the project has been completed. Being a UK manufacturer of our products this enables us to offer quick turnaround on spare parts, should they be needed. We would love to be a part of your next project and fora free, no obligation design and consultation please do get in touch to see how Sovereign can help you make the most of your budget for your next outdoor project.

 

Streetscape (Products & Services) Ltd, Raleigh Works, Vivars Way, Canal Road, Selby, North Yorkshire YO8 8BE

Tel:  01757 706607   Local Contact: Doug Belfield 07714 170854   Web: www.streetscape-products.co.uk

          www.outdoorfitnessproducts.co.uk   

Email: doug@streetscape-products.co.uk

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Streetscape Products and Services manufacture, supply & installation of Playground Equipment, Outdoor Fitness, Calisthenics Fitness Units, Outdoor Furniture, Multi-use Games Areas, and Table Tennis Tables together with all associated groundworks and safety surfacing.  

We are a family run company based in Selby North Yorkshire and offer FREE Site Surveys, FREE Funding advice, together with FREE Designs & Quotations services for all budgets. Our products can be supplied in timber and steel and are manufactured to the recommendation of EN1176, EN1177 and EN16630. We have a vast knowledge and experience in the Playground & Sport Industries, our Managing Director has over 35 years` experience and Douglas Belfield, Sales Director (who covers Nottinghamshire) has over 25 years` experience. 

 We have recently completed various sites in Nottinghamshire; we can happily arrange site visits for to see the finished products for your own eyes. We are also happy to meet you at your site to discuss your requirements and to offer our recommendations and suggestions.

 

STREET FURNITURE

Autocross Euroshel Limited, Radnor Works, Back Lane, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 4PP

Freephone: 03333 444671     Web: www.euroshel.com     Email: enquiry@euroshel.com

Autocross Euroshel is a family business which has been in operation for over 40 years and is a leading supplier of bus shelters in the UK. Our shelters are manufactured in-house to our own unique design and as they are modular can be adapted to suit any configuration. We manufacture shelters in 304 and 316 grade stainless steel which is attractive, long-lasting and easy to maintain. Autocross Euroshel offers a range of shelters to suit all budgets. We regularly supply our shelters to Parish Councils some of whom have been customers for over 20 years. Autocross Euroshel is also capable of delivering large scale projects such as the Pennine Reach Scheme in Lancashire which involved the installation of over 150 shelters.

In addition to bus shelters, we can supply cycle shelters, smoking shelters, pay station shelters, parent waiting shelters, sports dugouts and associated street furniture such as seating, advertising cases, bins and display cases.

All our shelters are manufactured in accordance with BS EN 1090 which applies to all structural metalwork products and we have a Certificate of registration with ISOQAR in respect of this legal standard. All shelters are installed by our specialist installation teams who carry full NRSWA and CSCS qualifications. Our Health and Safety is accredited by Acclaim which is an SSIP approved qualification.

Autocross Euroshel offers an unparalleled level of customer service through its Quality Management System and ISO 9001 registration with ISOQAR and we love working with our customers to get them exactly the end product they need. Use our Freephone number or email us your requirements for an estimate.

 

Leafield Environmental Limited, Leafield Way, Leafield Industrial Estate, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 9UD

Tel: 01225 816500     Web: www.leafield-environmental.com     Email: envinfo@leafieldenv.com

Leafield Environmental design and manufacture premium litter bins and recycling bins in the UK, using rotational moulding, a fast and efficient method which produces consistent high quality, hard-wearing bins. Whether you`re looking for durability or trying to reduce your company`s carbon footprint, we`ll work closely with you to provide the very best solution.