Entries by paul stratford

Greenshields JCB Apprenticeships

The search is on for the Apprentice Class of 2015! We are currently looking to recruit five young adults for our Apprenticeship scheme. Two will be based at our Farnham depot, one at Wrotham, one at Hemel Hempstead and another at Braintree. Greenshields JCB very much values apprenticeships and has a long history of recruiting […]

JCB specialist excavators to aid flood prevention schemes

Specialist environmental contractor Land & Water has bought eight new JCB JS145 long reach excavators for work on marine engineering projects across the UK. The machines have all been working in a variety of water-based applications, including flood prevention schemes on Somerset Levels on behalf of the Environment Agency. The JS145 Long Reach models have […]

Greenshields JCB pledge support to Poppy Appeal

Staff at our Totton depot, and throughout Greenshields JCB, are wearing their poppies with pride this year – and so are the Totton parts and service vans! Ray Felton, Depot Manager, has made a contribution to the Royal British Legion’s annual poppy appeal on behalf of the depot staff. “As a British company, we are […]

Ice Bucket Challenge… JCB style!

Check out our own James Pengilley taking on the Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise awareness for Motor Neurone Disease. The JCB JS220 excavator poured approximately 750 litres of cold water over James at the Greenshields JCB head office in Farnham. Nominated by Gary Short from Shorts Services in Ascot, James in turn nominates Dan […]

JCB announces £50 million order from major UK hirer

JCB has won its biggest single order of the year from one of the UK’s largest plant hire firms – a deal worth almost £50 million. The announcement today that A-Plant is buying more than 1,550 JCB machines comes on the back of a £35 million order last year for more than 1,000 machines. The […]

New training facilities prove an immediate success

We recently opened our new professional and dedicated training facility at our head quarters in Farnham. As well as training our own engineers, the facility is available for use by our customers and the first to utilise it was the AFI Group based in Derby. Mark Jones, Training Manager commented: “I have found Greenshields a […]

Greenshields secures largest JCB order of the year

Greenshields JCB has secured an order for more than 1,000 machines from one of the UK’s leading plant hire companies, A-Plant, in a deal worth £35 million. A-Plant has bought a huge fleet mainly consisting of mini and midi excavators and JCB Loadalls, as well as rough terrain forklifts, Teletruks and 3CX backhoe loaders. And […]