Edibleculture is a Faversham-based business offering a wide variety of horticultural services to local residents; from pruning trees to growing a huge range of plants (peat, pesticide and plastic free, the first in the UK to claim this!) They work closely with community groups and schools advising on orchard planting and greening projects.
Thurrock Rugby Football Club was formed in 1928 and has been operating out of their Oakfield site in Grays since 1979. The club hosts rugby for all ages with 5 pitches available, as well as squash courts, a main hall for functions and a bar.
Source BMX operates a skate park and retail space in Hastings, boasting a main skating area with a café and bar, a retail space and smaller second skate area. The site was redeveloped in 2016 from a derelict swimming pool building.
EPC IMPROVEMENTS is a business that provides advice and delivers solutions nationwide to improve the energy efficiency of residential and commercial properties. They are trained to work with all types of customers.
Printing and website service, HEALTHY LIFE ESSEX, was set up to help people take responsibility for their own health and well-being and support a happier, healthier, greener lifestyle. Their website was in desperate need of an update and their IT equipment needed to be upgraded to support new software operating on Windows 10.
SAILSetc has been a market leader in equipment for radio control model racing yachts since 1978 within a market that is mostly export based. The expertise gained over the years aids the understanding of the complex designs needed within this market.
Since being established in 1986, Spectrum Repairers Group of Companies has become one of the leading commercial body shop groups, serving the M25, London and the South East. They currently have purpose built, state of the art yards with workshops conveniently situated close to the Dartford crossing.
Bocking Village Club is a modern social club located near Braintree, Essex. The building consists of a large hall, bar and restaurant as well as two separate snooker rooms. The club holds a variety of different functions with a maximum capacity of 200 guests.
ANDUN Ltd is a small, family run, structural engineering consultancy providing specialist engineering services to the construction industry. The company handles complex demolition work including the design of temporary works, cranes and specialist lifting equipment.
TOTAL LOCKOUT (Safety) Ltd is an SME specialising in safety equipment. They are manufacturers and suppliers of safety equipment and providers of training used by motor vehicle technicians on electric and hybrid vehicles (EHV).
The EDEAL Business Centre is a business incubation centre in Polegate. EDEAL approached the LoCASE programme with the dual aim of reducing their energy bills and starting on the path to becoming a low-carbon business.
Gun Brewery is an environmentally-aware brewery that specialises in small batch brewing. They produce a wide variety of pale ales as well as a few speciality beers such as an Imperial Whiskey Stout and a Vermont Pale. They approached LoCASE to further improve their environmental credentials.
A firm of accountants, a mortgage brokers and a wealth management company recently secured premises at the well-known Tarpots location. The premises were built in the 1950’s and much of the fixtures and fittings hadn’t been updated for at least 30 years.
novo hair is an award-winning hairdresser offering a choice of two salons based in Hockley & Southend on Sea, Essex. Having already re-furbished the Southend on Sea salon with new lighting and air conditioning, they wished to enjoy the energy saving benefits gained in their Hockley salon.
Decorus Furniture International offers hand crafted, truly unique furniture, lighting and decorative accessories in Bishops Stortford. They are currently fitting out a warehouse unit and having already installed insulation the unit now requires a new heating system.
Arbor Trading Ltd. is a specialist in the supply of component parts, sprung slatted bed frames and electrically adjustable beds. Market leaders to the Furniture, Bedding and Healthcare market, their products are used in both contract and domestic use.
Basildon Rugby Football Club was founded in 1955 by the Irish priest of St Michael’s Pitsea, the Rev. N Woodrow. The club found its first permanent home at Drumcondra House in 1961, thanks to Alan Strachan its first President.
Colchester Indoor Bowls Club was established in 1982 and provides six indoor bowls rinks for use by its 1000 members of all ages. The facility also offers a restaurant, bar shop, changing facilities and viewing gallery to members of the club.
Identity Group is an event company based in East Sussex that has been working in the industry for over 20 years. Their cutting edge internal resources help them to provide a multi-award winning service to customers through developing a clear brand identity.
Java and Jazz is an independently owned pizzeria and café in Forest Row. The restaurant is a popular meeting place for the community, acting as a local hub and employing a team of local young people. Java and Jazz were looking to install a new, larger pizza oven to help grow their business..
Phillip Waters is a mechanic and MOT centre just outside Uckfield in Little Horsted. The site has three workshops and a portacabin. The site has been suffering from old lighting, particularly in the winter months when the days are short. This affected the productivity of the staff and staff well-being.
Sussex Bed Centre is a family run business operating eight branches across Sussex. Set up in 1981 by John and Sandra Pickering, the company prides itself on its low prices and great customer service. As part of a store refresh and to increase customer sales, they approached LoCASE with a desire to apply for funding for new LEDs for their store in Bexhill-On-Sea.
Badger Inks is an ink cartridge shop in Seaford that also has an online presence. The business moved into new premises in Church Street, Seaford, in December 2015, which had not been upgraded since the 50s. The thermal comfort of the premises was poor and suffered from overheating in the summer and was uncomfortably cold in the winter.
Gleneagles Guesthouse is a grade 2 listed building offering high quality guest accommodation and a high quality tea room. Having undertaken a prior, major refurbishment programme, they were able to upgrade some of their systems to ensure a more low carbon accommodation business.