North Yorkshire Office
North Yorkshire Overview
We have operated in North Yorkshire and Humberside since 1990 and we now service over 140 clients with over 200 sites. Our regional turnover in the region is £1,000,000 and as a whole group our turnover is £22,000,000.
We are constantly obtaining new clients by demonstrating our quality, reliability, keen pricing and excellent customer servicing. We aim to increase the numbers each year whilst still retaining our existing client base. We will provide you with a point of contact who will keep you updated with all developments via email so you are continually aware of our working structure.
Regional Managers Pete & Melanie Morton strive to provide an excellent service backed up by responsive customer servicing. We employ 26 staff in the season, running 11 operational vehicles from our two depots in Hunmanby and Driffield. We have a full range of professional grounds maintenance equipment & vehicles that allow us flexibility and cover to minimise any downtime.
We have an array of commercial clients such as hospitals, hotels, educational centres, housing associations, residential homes and industrial estates. We currently maintain over 100 educational centres ranging from Hull University to nursery schools, with all our staff being DBS approved.
As part of our on-going training program we currently have staff training for NVQ Level 2 & 3, as well as mini digger and dumper tickets.
“Countrywide Grounds Maintenance are currently responsible for maintaining the grounds at Lady Lumley’s School . Countrywide took over the contract from Scarborough Borough Council in April 2008 and provide the School with a first class service. The grounds are maintained to a high standard and the staff who visit site are punctual, reliable and professional. Where there have been issues that have needed addressing Countrywide have acted promptly and efficiently. I would have no hesitation in recommending Countrywide to other organisations.”
Deputy Headteacher and Director of Sport, Lady Lumley’s Secondary School
“We have used Countrywide Grounds for the last three years and have been impressed with their customer service, standard of equipment and the care & attitude shown by their staff. All requests for extra works have been undertaken swiftly and cost effectively.”
School Business Manager, Graham Secondary School
"It is now 5 years since we joined forces with Countrywide Grounds Maintenance & throughout this time they have continued to impress with excellent staff and great customer service. They are always on top of the situation and we do not have to chase them to do the jobs they are contracted to undertake. So satisfied we have just signed up for another 2 years."
Deputy Head, George Pindar Community Sport College
“The comments received from both staff and visitors are that the grounds have never looked so good.”
Estates Manager, Scarborough Sixth Form
"We have been delighted with the service that we have received from Countrywide and would recommend the service to other schools. An example of their dedication and professional approach is the fact that they stepped in at the last minute, working on a Sunday (due to all the bad weather), to ensure that our sports day went off without a hitch".
School Business Manager, Nafferton Primary School
“We have used Countrywide for our Grounds Maintenance for a number of years and have found their service to be very efficient and friendly. Not only do they provide value for money compared to our LA Grounds Service but any "extras" are carried out with the minimum of fuss and sometime at no additional cost. Our LA are very keen on checking competitors' work and they have passed inspections on a regular basis and their paperwork is second to none.”
School Business Manager, Kellington Primary School
Lady Lumley’s School
Graham Secondary School
George Pindar College
Scarborough 6th Form
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