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SKYLINE TOWER CRANE SERVICES LTD Simple, available and cost effective lifting solutions.
COMPANY PROFILE We are an Essex based tower crane services contractor offering a full service capability to the building and construction industry in the UK and worldwide, placing the highest emphasis on quality, health, safety and customer satisfaction. Established in 2004, we have a dedicated team of specialists who enjoy a strong and growing reputation for all Tower Crane Service requirements. We believe that being responsive, safe and working together with our customers we can accomplish their projects in line with their budget and schedule requirements". Darren Whitford - Director - Skyline Tower Cranes Services Ltd
SERVICES PROVIDED We offer our clients a comprehensive line of project services, from site visits and surveys, erection and tests, dismantle and demobilization, transport and logistical services, worldwide procurement and inspections. Our excellent erection / dismantle service is further enhanced as we can attend to all aspects of this function from the initial site visit, risk assessments, advice on road closures and erection sequence to the eventual loading and crane storage. Skyline also offers a range of Tower Cranes for hire. As well as ensuring that the right cranes are available, we offer a well maintained product all supported by professional service and advice. Erection and test - Service and Maintenance contracts - Dismantle and demobilization - Crane Fleet hire - Crane Spare Parts – Road Closure advice - Transport and logistical services - Procurement services - Risk Assessments – Operator Training - Crane inspections –
Sales and Quotations Planning Erection and Dismantle Service and Maintenance Spare Parts METHODOLOGY
Sales and Quotations – Crane Hire Quotations are provided based on CPA terms & conditions of hiring plant. Fully detailed with the type, height under hook, jib length, and lifting capacity of the crane. Commencement of hire and duration. Weekly hire rate for machine and operator based on a 50 hour working week, 10 hrs per day Monday – Friday. Site On / Off costs, plus any additional pricing i.e. climbing to full height. Supplementary items such as signs, chains, radios, floodlights, training etc. are also quoted for, giving the customer full control over their requirements.
Sales and Quotations – Services and Parts Fully detailed on work scope, durations, resources and client / contractor responsibilities. Weekday working unless specified otherwise. Exclusions fully detailed. Detailed pricing provided if required. Pricing validity identified
Planning Site visit by our representative to enable the method of the erection / dismantling operation to be planned in precise detail and any site plans, layouts, schematic drawings finalised.Site visit by our representative to enable the method of the erection / dismantling operation to be planned in precise detail and any site plans, layouts, schematic drawings finalised. Access to site for both transport and assisting cranage.Access to site for both transport and assisting cranage. Selection of Crane that will be required to assist in the erection/dismantling process.Selection of Crane that will be required to assist in the erection/dismantling process. Proximity hazards due to standing height of crane to be erected and crane assisting in the operation.Proximity hazards due to standing height of crane to be erected and crane assisting in the operation. Ground conditionsGround conditions Arrangements for any necessary road closures or local authority liaison.Arrangements for any necessary road closures or local authority liaison. Once the quotation has been accepted, arrangements are made for the Planning of the operation to proceed. The following points are taken into consideration prior to the operations commencement.
Erection / Dismantle Sequence of Working incorporating:Sequence of Working incorporating: – Date of operation –Site Address –Cranage to be used –Transport Arrangements –Supervisor Names & operatives –Personal Protective Equipment – Exclusion Zones –Weather Forecast. Telephone Contacts ListTelephone Contacts List Risk AssessmentRisk Assessment COSHH AssessmentCOSHH Assessment Standard ProceduresStandard Procedures Testing and ExaminationTesting and Examination –in accordance with Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulation (LOLER) Transport and Loading ScheduleTransport and Loading Schedule Tower Crane Build Configuration SheetTower Crane Build Configuration Sheet Site DrawingSite Drawing Once all stages of the Planning have been carried out a comprehensive method statement is produced, the contents of which are as follows:
Service and Maintenance The inspection, thorough examination, testing & maintenance of all lifting equipment must be carried out in accordance with the requirements of the Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER), BS7121 and specific company standards. All cranage operated is tested to the above standards. Each machine is serviced and maintained in accordance with manufacturers instructions at scheduled intervals by our service technicians. In addition to this all cranes are examined in situ by independent test & examination engineers, as defined by LOLER regulations, again at scheduled intervals. The Operator of the tower crane is also required to undertake a general inspection of the crane on a weekly basis, and a record of his findings logged with site management, any immediate remedial works to be notified to the Service Department.
Crane Spare Parts
People Darren Whitford (Company Director) - With over 20 years of Electrical and Tower Crane experience behind him, Darren made the giant step in 2004 in setting up his own Tower Crane Services company. To succeed Darrens challenge was to gain the trust and respect of clients in an industry thats dominated by major players, high technical and heavily regulated in terms of health and safety. A year on year turnover growth and new businesses regularly being added to the customer portfolio is proof enough that the industry has accepted Darrens credentials. With a rapidly growing reputation in Tower Crane Services work, this Company Director with excellent technical knowledge and skills soon acquired qualified erectors and technicians, setting the technical, schedule and performance standards that they should operate against. The success of this can be demonstrated by a large part of Skylines work being repeat business and customer referrals. Investment in modernising our crane fleet, investment in personnel training and investment in acquiring ISO 9001 accreditation are examples of how Skyline has sustain growth thru Through Darrens leadership, it's not surprising that organisations are increasingly choosing Skyline to handle vital projects. Peter Whitford (General Manager) - Peter has over 40 years of construction experience the majority of which was spent with MW Kellogg Limited – petro-chemical construction company based in Greenford in Middlesex. Peter spent the early part of his career on construction sites before taking a series of managerial position in head office. In 1996 he reached the position of head of Project Controls, responsible for cost, planning and scheduling, estimating, work hour control and controls management and in 1998 he became a Fellow of the Association of Cost Engineers. Drawn by the enormous growth and prestige potential of his sons company, he took early retirement in March 2007 to join Skyline as its General Manager. Margaret Plom (Accounts Manager) - Margaret joined the company in January 2005 as the Accounts and Finance Manager, bringing with her over 20 years of accounts, payroll and finance management experience. She is qualified in Sage computerized accounting and payroll and studied with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants between 1997 and Before joining Skyline she held senior Financial Controller positions, reporting directly the Manager Director and Shareholders and responsible for liaising with Auditors, Financial Institutions and HMRC. She carries these responsibilities into her Skyline role and in addition the installing and operating accounting systems and procedures and ensuring adherence with statutory regulations.
Awards On receiving the awards, Darren Whitford said that growth comes from being responsive, safe and working together with our customers to accomplish their projects in line with their budget and schedule requirements. At this years Thurrock Business Awards the winner of The Growing Business of the Year sponsored by The Thames Gateway Development Corporation went to SKYLINE TOWER CRANE SERVICES LTD. Sean ODonnell from the Thames Gateway DC (left of the picture) presented the award to Margaret Plom (Finance Manager), Darren Whitford (Company Director) and Peter Whitford (General Manager). Mr ODonnell said that the award was open to businesses identifying a high profit and revenue growth. We were looking for profit re-investment in-order to maintain and secure future growth including an increase in personnel, strategic partners as well as an increased number of markets, geographical and / or product. SKYLINE demonstrated significant progress in all these areas as well as evidence of success against targets set. Darren Whitford SKYLINES Managing Director also won the coveted Businessman of the Year. This award sponsored by Thurrock Council recognised that in-order for SKYLINE to succeed, Darrens challenge was to gain the trust and respect of clients in an industry thats dominated by major players, high technical and heavily regulated in terms of health and safety. A year on year turnover growth and new businesses regularly being added to the customer portfolio is proof enough that the industry has accepted Darrens and his staffs credentials.
Contacts Technical and Sales - Darren Whitford (Director) – or Accounts - Margaret Plom (Accounts Manager) – or General - Peter Whitford (General Manager) – or Address 1 st Floor 27a Oliver Close West Thurrock Grays Essex, RM203EE Website –