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SMSTS Success!

Date published: July 17, 2019

A huge well done to Gareth Ireland (Brighton Division) who has recently passed his CITB SSSTS training (Site Supervision Safety Training Scheme), and Caley Brosnan (Brighton Division), Carl Hampton (North West Division) and Mike Forshaw (North West Division) who recently passed their week-long CITB SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme) training!

Sixth Year at Saints South Stand

Date published: July 16, 2019

Work is now well under way at Northampton Saints on their South Stand, for what will be a sixth year on site! Northampton Saints have a stadium painting programme with us which means that we have been carrying out cyclical maintenance on their stands at Franklin Gardens.

Hankinson Group Achieves Silver Fleet Status

Date published: July 12, 2019

As part of Masternaut's CO2 Certification programme, 230,000 tonnes of CO2 are saved each year by Masternaut customers. This is equivalent to 87,800,000 litres of fuel and a saving of approximately £113,262,000. Using telematics to measure our impact, and implement more environmentally considerate driving styles, we’re proud to have contributed to these impressive savings.

99% Feedback Score for Orbit Housing Contract!

Date published: July 11, 2019

Our managing director Neil Hand attended an Orbit Housing customer interaction workshop yesterday and came away with this great news!

Welcome to our New Bid Writer!

Date published: July 10, 2019

We are delighted to welcome Phil Bidston to the team in our new role of Bid Writer; we are all excited and enthusiastic to have him as part of the team!

Tank and Bund Maintenance with Hankinson EPIC

Date published: June 25, 2019

Below is a photograph of a bund we have recently lined for one of our clients, which is capable of holding caustic soda amongst other harsh chemicals. This was lined with a vinylester glassflake material to 1.5mm including a non-slip incorporated into the last coat and back rollered to seal.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

Date published: May 13, 2019

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and we would like to remind everyone of the importance of talking about mental health issues more openly to remove the stigma. 1 in 4 adults in the UK is affected with mental health issues, which statistically means that several of your colleagues may be struggling in silence.

Paint That Enhances Indoor Air Quality - Whatever Next?

Date published: April 3, 2019

Everybody at Hankinson Group is really excited to see the latest innovation for Johnstone's Trade (PPG) with their introduction of Air Pure. Air Pure is an innovative bio-based wall and ceiling paint that actually purifies indoor air, helping architects and designers respond to increasing calls for improved air quality in buildings.

Neil Hand Appointed New Group Managing Director for Hankinson Group

Date published: April 1, 2019

The Board of Directors of Hankinson Group are delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Hand as Group Managing Director with immediate effect. Neil’s responsibilities will cover all Group companies including Hankinson Whittle, the commercial painting and property maintenance specialist, and Hankinson EPIC, the industrial painting specialist.

Inspiring Entries Win a Makeover (2018)!

Date published: February 22, 2019

Whittle and PPG have been running a competition since 9th May 2018 to give two educational facilities (one North and one South) the opportunity to win a complete Johnstone’s Paints redecoration makeover for a room of their choice within their school.