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9th February 2015

Ainscough Crane Hire Staff Celebrate Service


Ainscough Crane Hire long service employees celebrated combined service of 195 years in their jobs with an exclusive reception at Wrightington Hotel and Country Club – as a thank you for decades of dedicated service.
Photo: left to right shows Alan Broxton (25 years) Hire Desk Assistant at Preston Depot, John Davies (25 years) Crane Operator Heavy Cranes, Ian Balmforth Operations Support Director, Colin Fish (25 years) Hire Controller at Newcastle Depot, Robin Richardson Managing Director, Tony Williams (25 years ) Crane Operator at Cardiff Depot, Joan Broadbent (25 years) Hire Controller at Leeds Depot, Howell Thomas (35 years) Crane Operator at Cardiff Depot, Maggie Langford HR Director.

Joan Broadbent, who started work at Ainscough at the Leeds depot in 1989, said ‘We had a really lovely night, and it is nice to see that Ainscough appreciate what we have done and the dedication we have put in over the years”

The seven long-serving colleagues from across the UK who share 195 years of experience with the company were invited by Ainscough managing director Robin Richardson to attend a dinner reception at the Wrightington Hotel.

“I’ve always loved my job and after working here for all these years the service that Ainscough offer just gets better and better. Ainscough have always given a first class service” said Colin Fish , “it’s nice to feel that what you have done hasn’t gone unnoticed and that they have taken the time and expense to show that”

Ian Watts QHSE Manager, who started in 1979, said “Although I couldn’t make the dinner it is nice to see Ainscough rewarding and recognising employees after the amount of years we have been with the company”

Maggie Langford, Human Resources Director, said: “We’re incredibly proud of our loyal workforce and we always enjoy recognising and celebrating important milestones, like today when our colleagues achieved 25 and 35 years with Ainscough Crane Hire.

“To be celebrating with the team with over 195 years between them is a real testament to the quality and dedication of our employees. Our depots have evolved significantly over the years, but good customer service is, and has always been, central to everything we do at Ainscough Crane Hire.”

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