Synter Group

Automated door maintenance, Leicestershire. The client on this project had been having ongoing issues with an automated entrance door, which had sustained a significant amount of wear and tear. The door had lost most of its functionality due to poor maintenance – meaning that the bottom pivot of the unit was degraded and rusty. The […]

Jodrell Bank Star Pavilion, University of Manchester

The team has recently completed a damaged re-cladding and re-paint project, in Manchester. The Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre is a great day out for all ages – you can explore the wonders of the universe and learn more about the workings of the giant Lovell Telescope. The Star Pavilion opened in March 2015 and houses […]

Christmas spotlight: Brian Carroll

Christmas spotlight: Brian Carroll Our business development manager, Brian Carroll, recently took part in The Yorkshire Times’ festive Q&A. If you didn’t see the original interview, ‘yule’ love the fact that you can catch up below… Sum up 2019 for your business, in one word. Interesting. And a word that summarises how you expect 2020 […]

10 questions with James Sutherland

10 questions with James Sutherland Our MD, James Sutherland, was recently interviewed by Tomorrow’s FM about his first job and experience within the FM industry, plus his advice to someone starting out in the industry. If you missed the original article, catch up below… What was your first job? At 14-years-old, I started out working […]

Spotlight on: Commercial glazing

Spotlight on: Commercial glazing Despite being one of the most overlooked areas of maintenance, commercial glazing is a core component in businesses’ environmental, economic and safety agendas. Our MD, James Sutherland, recently shared his thoughts on the industry with Clearview and looked into why companies should be prioritising planned preventative maintenance (PPM) in 2020. If […]

Dortech appoints business development manager to grow Maintenance revenue to £2m

Dortech appoints business development manager to grow Maintenance revenue to £2m Yorkshire-headquartered commercial glazing firm Dortech has appointed Brian Carroll as business development manager, to lead the Group’s sales strategy and more than double the Maintenance division’s revenue to £2m, over the next 12 months. Bringing with him over 35 years’ experience within the glazing and construction […]

Frameless Balustrade Installation in Leeds

Frameless Balustrade Installation in Leeds Our maintenance team were recently contacted to design and install bespoke balustrading in Leeds, West Yorkshire. We assisted our client in developing the most suitable design to allow him to achieve his design objectives, which included; delineation of property boundaries, preventing people using the driveway as a public footpath, whilst [...]

Nickle Sulphide Inclusion Replacements at NHS Regents Point, Gosforth, Newcastle

Our Maintenance team was contacted directly by the NHS, to replace two broken pieces of glass located in one of their facilities in Gosforth, Newcastle. During our site inspection, the team determined that the cause of the breakage was a result of an inclusion or impurity in the glass. This could be identified by the […]

Oldham Academy North Cill & Flashing replacement

Dortech maintenance was contacted by ESS Modular to assist them in a modular building extension to Oldham Academy North. The works entailed the removal of 15 ceramic glass units and replacement with insulated panels. Once the new modular extension was in place, our engineers finished of their works with a number of bespoke flashings and […]

Nickle Sulphide Inclusion Glass Replacement, at Bolton School 6th Form Centre

Nickle Sulphide Inclusion Glass Replacement, at Bolton School 6th Form Dortech Maintenance was recently engaged to replace an extremely large piece of glass at Bolton School 6th Form Centre. The glass unit weighed over370kg and had to be removed and replaced using specialist lifting and handling equipment. The cause of breakage had been determined as [...]

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