QR Coding Ashley & McDonough and Bury College Lead the Way

Ashley & McDonough Limited, the specialist M&E provider based in Merseyside, has won a prestigious contract with Bury College to deliver Servicing, Maintenance, 24/7 repairs and Installation of Commercial Heating and Ventilation Systems. The contract was successfully procured via the Fusion21 Heating and Renewables Framework.

The contract was awarded at the height of the Pandemic and successfully mobilised within a matter of weeks.
Mark Wilson, Bury College Estates Manager said, “We are pleased to award this contract to the Ashley & McDonough Team. We are looking forward to working together to ensure we deliver the best for our staff, students and stakeholders and do all that we can to keep the Bury College community safe.”
Jane Cunningham, Director, Ashley & McDonough said “We are delighted to have been chosen as the supply chain partner for Bury College. We recognise the importance of providing a highly responsive and effective service for Bury College Staff and Students. I am delighted that as a direct result of this award, Ashley & McDonough will be offering an apprenticeship opportunity.

We are also pleased to be QR Coding the College assets – developed in partnership with our System Development Team – Propellor. We are confident that monitoring individual assets can lead to cost savings and decision making in terms of ‘Fix or Replace’ as the true cost of an asset can be measured, as well as the longevity and history of an asset. Proactive planning and pro-active replacement with help us to reduce disruption and inconvenience of breakdowns and ensure the health and safety of the staff and students and of the College sites.”

Keith Rodgers, Category Manager, Heating & Renewables, Fusion21 said: “I am pleased that we have successfully supported Bury College in procuring this important contract via the Fusion21 Heating & Renewables Framework. I believe that this reflects the market-leading experience we have gained over the years in supporting our Framework customers to choose the right supply chain partner. I am delighted that the Ashley & McDonough Team and the Bury College Team are driving forward with implementing the QR coding of assets and leading the way in managing risk.”

APPLY NOW! Apprenticeship Opportunity for a Your Housing Tenant

Ashley & McDonough is the newly appointed commercial heating services partner for Your Housing, procured through the Fusion21 Heating and Renewable Framework earlier this year.

To support this contract, Ashley & McDonough would like to employ a Your Housing Tenant to work as part of the administrative and at the same time complete a Customer Service Apprenticeship Level 2.

This apprenticeship is a 12- month programme. You will be paid an Apprenticeship salary and based full-time in the Ashley & McDonough Head Office in Prescot, Liverpool. You will gain the skills, knowledge, and behaviours to be a qualified Customer Service Practitioner, and when you successfully complete the programme you will achieve a Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner qualification and Ashley & McDonough will be looking to offer you a full-time position as a Helpdesk Administrator.

This role will include dealing with orders, payments, offering advice guidance and support, meet-and-greet, sales, fixing problems, after care and measuring customer satisfaction.
Jane Cunningham, Director, Ashley & McDonough said “We are delighted to be able to offer this opportunity to a Your Housing tenant. Excellent Administrators are crucial to our business, as they are the first point of contact and their actions influence our customer’s experience and satisfaction. Securing the Your Housing contract has given us the chance to take on a Your Housing tenant as an Apprentice, and we look forward to the successful candidate becoming an important addition to our high performing Helpdesk Team.”

To apply please send your contact details and your CV, or some information about you, your experience and your qualifications– email FMinfo@theamgroup.co.uk or telephone 0151 430 6191

We look forward to hearing from you!

Ashley & McDonough Team Appointed as ‘Your Housing Group’s’ New Commercial Heating Systems Servicing, Maintenance, and Installations Partner.

Following a tender exercise led by Fusion21 via the Heating & Renewables Framework, Ashley & McDonough has been selected by Your Housing Group to carry out the servicing, maintenance, and installation of commercial heating systems, air-conditioning systems, ASHP, solar panels, heat recovery units, heat interface units, catering and laundry appliances. The contract will start on 1st July and will run for 3 years.

Trevor Hill, Compliance Operations Manager at Your Housing Group, said: “Ashley & McDonough have been selected as part of a tender process led by Fusion21, and we are happy to be working with them on delivering this important area of compliance. We are confident that Your Housing Group tenants and employees will receive the best possible service.”

Jane Cunningham, Director of Ashley & McDonough said: “We are delighted to have been awarded this 3-year commercial HVAC contract with Your Housing Group. We look forward to working effectively with the Your Housing Group Team. We are well underway with mobilisation including system integration, and we look forward to delivering a quality, compliant service to residents and staff. As a direct result, we are already recruiting an apprentice from the areas served by YHG”

Keith Rodgers, Category Manager, Fusion21 said “We are pleased that the YHG Team have continued to use the Fusion21 Heating & Renewables Framework to find a commercially efficient solution to meet their needs.  We appreciated the opportunity to continue to work with YHG to ensure that their procurement compliance needs where delivered to a high standard and within timescale. We will continue to support YHG in ensuring compliance and quality standards are delivered on this important project.”

COVID- 19 – Ashley& Mcdonough team take the safety of Engineers and customers very seriously.

In order for Ashley & McDonough engineers to continue to carry out crucial Repairs and Compliance works, they have been issued With high viz jackets requesting a to ‘2m distance please’ along with full PPE kit.

Both the engineers and the customers have found the jackets effective in reminding everyone of the importance of Keeping a safe distance.

Prima Group chooses Ashley & McDonough as Gas Servicing & Repairs Provider

The Ashley & McDonough Team are delighted to have been chosen by Prima Group to undertake the servicing and 3* maintenance of gas fired central heating systems in the Group’s homes.

The contract was procured through Fusion21’s Heating Systems Framework, via direct award and began November 2019.

It will see Ashley & McDonough provide annual servicing and 24/7, 365-day breakdown cover as well as a rolling programme of boiler and heating system replacements.

Terry Woods, Asset Manager, Prima Group, said: “We’re delighted to be partnering with Ashley & McDonough and look forward to working closely with them in the future to ensure safe and reliable heating systems for our residents. It is important that we maintain our homes, especially in terms of regulatory compliance, and heating and hot water services are always a priority”

Mike Ashley, MD, Ashley & McDonough said “As a small local business, we are really delighted to have been chosen to undertake this important gas safety and repairs work for Prima Group Residents. We will focus on delivering a great service, with the customer at the heart of everything we do”

Keith Rodgers, Category Manager at Fusion 21 said “as Ashley & McDonough were already an approved contractor for Prima Group it was an ideal choice for our member because of previous high levels of performance and compliance’’

 

Ashley & McDonough shortlisted for Small Business of the Year 2019

 

We’re proud to be able to announce that we have been shortlisted for Small Business of the Year in the Knowsley Business Awards 2019.

We are delighted to be part of the growing business community in Knowsley and look forward to continuing to bring business to the area and help boost the economy.

Now in its 17th year the Knowsley Business Awards is the largest awards ceremony of its kind in the Liverpool City Region. The awards celebrate Knowsley’s outstanding business community, the energy, determination and commitment of individuals and organisations that are driving forward Knowsley’s economic success.

Jane Cunningham, a Director of AM Group, said: “It’s an absolute privilege to have been nominated amongst many exceptional businesses in the area, our team have worked extremely hard this year and we can’t thank Knowsley Business Awards enough for our nomination.

“We look forward to the awards ceremony and wish everyone the best of luck!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley & McDonough achieve ISO9001 (Quality) and ISO14001 (Environmental) Standard

We are delighted to have achieved the quality and environmental standards. We recognise the importance of ensuring that we meet international standards, so that we can continually improve our quality and environmental performance through more efficient use of resources and reduction of waste. We are confident that this will provide a competitive advantage and the trust of our customers.

Simon Marsh, Development Director, Ashley & McDonough said “The whole Team has worked hard to achieve these management standards. We knew that by embedding the quality and environmental management system within our organisation, we would increase productivity, reduce unnecessary costs, and ensure quality of processes and products”

 

 

Gas safety week for AM Group

At The AM Group, we are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week by raising awareness of the dangers and how to safely manage gas appliances in the home. Gas Safety is not always a top priority for households but it’s important all year round. In the right hands, gas is safe, but badly fitted and poorly serviced appliances can cause gas leaks, fires, explosions and carbon monoxide poisoning. Follow our top tips to keep you and your family safe.

We would advise taking a moment out of your time this week to ensure all of your gas appliances have been serviced and safety checked ahead fo the winter months.

If you require any help with this please feel free to contact us and we can help make sure your gas appliances are safe.

South Yorkshire Housing Association Invest in New Boiler Installation Programme for Residents’ Homes

South Yorkshire Housing Association has contracted Ashley & McDonough Ltd to undertake a programme of installations of gas fired central heating systems in the Association’s homes. The contract will commence in July 2019.

Darren Cunningham, Chairman of Ashley & McDonough said “We are delighted to have been asked by the South Yorkshire Housing Team to install boilers in resident’s homes.  We take pride in our work, and every installation will be quality driven. In the eyes of SYHA Customers, we represent the Association, and we take this responsibility seriously. We will seek to continually deliver a great experience, and put the customer at the heart of everything we do.”

Shelley Naylor, Head of Maintenance, South Yorkshire Housing Association commented: “It is important that we continually invest in our homes, and provide reliable and updated central heating systems in our residents’ homes. I am pleased we have appointed Ashley & McDonough as our boiler installs partner, and we look forward to working together with the team to provide an excellent service to our residents.”

Celebrations as Warrington Housing Association choose Ashley & McDonough Ltd as Gas Maintenance & Repairs Provider

The Ashley & McDonough Team are delighted to have been chosen by Warrington Housing Association to undertake the servicing and 3* maintenance of gas fired central heating systems in the Association’s homes.

The contract was procured through Fusion21’s Heating Systems Framework, via direct award and began on April 1st 2019.

Darren Cunningham, Chairman of Ashley & McDonough said “We are delighted to have been asked by the Warrington Housing Association Team to continue delivering the servicing and maintenance in resident’s homes.  This year the Ashley & McDonough Team will continue to be quality driven, meet and exceed KPI’s and look to add value at every juncture.”

Niki Stockton, Director of Operations at Warrington Housing Association commented: “I am pleased we have re-appointed Ashley & McDonough as our gas servicing contractor and we look forward to working in partnership with the team to continue to provide an excellent service, keep our customers safe and explore added value opportunities, such as promoting apprenticeships.”

Keith Rodgers, Category Manager at Fusion 21 said “We’re delighted that Ashley & McDonough will continue to support Warrington Housing Association with its gas servicing requirements – generating greater efficiencies whilst also helping to keep residents homes safe.”