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New Year, New You! - Spend Over £500 and Get a FREE Fitbit!

Posted 12-01-2016 10:04:11

Here at Actavo Direct we like to look after our customers. We understand the importance of New Year’s resolutions and how every little helps when it comes to sticking to them, and so we’re rewarding customers by helping them get one step closer to their goals.  Spend over £500 online with us from Wednesday 13th of January to Monday 18th January and receive a free Fitbit! ...

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Altrad Generation hits a Monumental Milestone

Posted 17-01-2016 11:50:00

In January 2016, Actavo Direct not only celebrated its first birthday but also Customer Order Number 2,000!   The online submission on 13 January 2016 was the first online order for Wakefield College, who purchased 10 crowd control barriers for an event they are holding; the order will be fulfilled by our Leeds branch.  As a thank you for being Order Number 2,000, we have sent them...

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More Than Just Handrails...

Posted 18-01-2016 12:00:56

Interclamp is a global brand of versatile high quality malleable iron pipe fittings with a multitude of uses. Designed for easy, simple and fast erection of rigid structures by hand with the minimum of tools, Interclamp is a cost effective, efficient system, particularly compared with traditional methods of construction such as welding, where specialist tools, extensive training and experience are...

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Altrad Generation Celebrates its First Year Digitalising the Industry

Posted 09-02-2016 11:00:00

This month, Actavo Direct is celebrating its first birthday. Actavo | Hire & Sales Solutions – the leading supplier of specialised building equipment for hire and sale – launched Actavo Direct in 2015. Its bricks and clicks e-commerce portal offers a 24/7 online trade counter using its national branch network to deliver quality products direct to customers when and where they ar...

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No Tar-Diness as Actavo Adds Trenchlink to Product Portfolio

Posted 11-02-2016 11:20:05

Actavo | Hire & Sales Solutions, the leading supplier of specialised building equipment for hire and sale, has added Trenchlink – a system of interlocking road plates designed to keep traffic moving even at the trickiest of times – to its ever-expanding product offering. Trenchlink, created for utility contractors, is a new concept in road plates. Designed to save time and money...

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Actavo Launches Scheme to Support Skill Shortage in Housebuilding Industry

Posted 12-02-2016 11:25:35

Actavo | Hire & Sales Solutions (formerly known as Deborah Services Hire & Sales) – leading suppliers of non-mechanical construction equipment – has launched a new scheme that will send teams on-site to install access systems for housebuilders nationally. The scheme will save time, money and labour costs. With the skills shortage so prominent across the construction industry...

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Actavo Branches to Provide Support for Local Flood Victims

Posted 15-02-2016 13:34:54

All UK branches of Actavo | Hire & Sales Solutions - formerly known as Deborah Services Hire & Sales – leading suppliers of non-mechanical construction equipment, has promised to provide support to local people affected by this winter’s devastating floods. The UK has experienced the worst flooding in decades. As numerous storms tore through the country, thousands of homes we...

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Actavo Makes Boy's Dreams a Reality

Posted 16-02-2016 13:47:24

Euan Howie, aged 7, wants to be a builder when he grows up - so much so that top of his Christmas list wasn’t a toy car, but pedestrian barriers. Hearing about Euan’s dedication from Lorna Howie, his mum, building equipment specialists, Actavo, wanted to give the construction-crazed little boy a gift to remember. Actavo’s team pulled together a goodie bag, packed with all the ess...

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Actavo Branch Managers Have Their Say

Posted 01-03-2016 10:43:19

Regional branch managers have been having their say at Actavo | Hire & Sales Solutions, the leading supplier of specialised building equipment for hire and sale. The majority of Actavo’s branch managers are attributing their sales growth to the upturn in the housebuilding market. Actavo asked its branch managers to report back on growth areas and what they felt the reasons for such gr...

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Faster Deliveries As Actavo Fleet Expands

Posted 25-05-2016 13:22:00

Deliveries by Actavo | Hire & Sales Solutions will now be even faster thanks to the addition of 29 new 18 and 26-tonne trucks to its fleet. The larger capacity trucks have improved operational efficiencies by enabling us to deliver heavier loads, thereby reducing waiting times. Actavo specialises in the hire and sale of non-mechanical construction equipment with a stock inventory covering s...

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Altrad Generation shortlisted for Northern Ecommerce Awards

Posted 28-07-2016 14:48:53

Actavo Direct, supplier of equipment for the construction industry, has been shortlisted for the B2B E-commerce website of the year, following intensive work to improve the design of the website. The awards feature a number of categories, from Food and Drink E-Commerce to E-Commerce App, and also cover a number of industry sectors including Sports, Leisure, Beauty and Health. The website is ...

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Actavo's Health and Safety Record Receives Presidential Nod

Posted 18-08-2016 14:19:29

Impeccable occupational health and safety performance is paramount across Actavo, which is why we’re delighted to have been recognised with the achievement of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) President’s Award across our Structural and Industrial Divisions. Following 12 consecutive RoSPA Gold awards, our new Presidential standard is a reflection of our healt...

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Actavo supports local artist for upcoming Tour of Britain

Posted 19-08-2016 13:57:11

On Tuesday 6th September, participants in the Tour of Britain – the national premier road cycling event – will finish their stage 3 leg at Tatton Park, Cheshire. Greeting them will be a spectacular display of 25 bikes and numerous bike parts – all painted in the bright Cheshire orange and decorated with kiln-fired glass – that appears to be suspended in thin air. Artist ...

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Bank Holiday Opening and Delivery Times

Posted 25-08-2016 13:47:17

Opening Times Over the Bank holiday weekend, our Actavo branches will be closed from 5pm on Friday, 26th August until 8am on Tuesday, 30th August 2016. Normal opening hours will resume on Tuesday 30th August: Mondays: 8.00 - 17.00 Tuesdays: 8.00 - 17.00 Wednesdays: 8.00 - 17.00 Thursdays: 8.00 - 17.00 Fridays: 8.00 - 17.00 Saturdays: Closed Sundays: Closed Delivery Tim...

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Christmas Opening and Delivery Times

Posted 21-12-2016 12:26:59

Firstly, we would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Actavo Direct. After a record-breaking year, we are extremely excited for the new developments we have in the pipeline to take place during 2017 – we believe the coming year will be a performance delivered, prosperous year! Actavo Direct Seasonal Delivery Times All orders placed on or afte...

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Keith's Prostate Cancer Story

Posted 28-02-2017 12:03:08

Actavo Hire and Sales Branch Manager, Keith Padwick, explains in his words, his Prostate Cancer story. In the UK around 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer. The average age is between 65 and 69 years old. That does not mean you won’t get it earlier. Men over 50 are at risk and, if there is prostate cancer or breast cancer in your close family, the risk increases. This link explains mor...

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Easter Bank Holiday Opening and Delivery Times

Posted 12-04-2017 15:26:11

Opening times We have got you covered for all your construction needs over the Easter period as we're open to process website orders and take telephone orders on both Good Friday and bank holiday Monday! Good Friday: 10:00 – 16:00 Saturday: Closed Easter Sunday: Closed Bank holiday Monday: 10:00 – 16:00 Our Actavo branches will be closed from 5pm Thursday, 12th ...

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Altrad Generation Seasons Greetings

Posted 12-12-2017 09:00:00

Everyone at Actavo direct would like to wish all our customers, new & old, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Actavo Direct Seasonal Delivery Times All orders placed on or after Thursday 21st December 2017, will be dispatched from Tuesday 2nd January 2018 onwards. Actavo Direct Seasonal Opening Hours Please find below the opening hours for our Branches and Head Office ove...

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