Commercial plumbing and heating company break construction stereotype and plug a gap in the local trade market, making them a business of choice to work both with and for in Milton Keynes.
Plumbing & Gas Solutions Ltd pride themselves on being a go-to local business employing both commercial plumbers and commercial gas engineers. Unlike many businesses in the industry, Plumbing & Gas Solutions Ltd are the local alternative who will be on call 24/7, no matter how messy the issue, with their servicing plans promising your business a 2 hour emergency reaction period.
Plumbing & Gas Solutions Ltd work with well known names in Milton Keynes such as Yamaha, WD40, Stadium MK/DoubleTree By Hilton, Cranfield University and Centre Parcs to name just a few. The team are delighted & proud to have recently secured the prestigious Bletchley Park for the 2nd year running after helping them through the previous rough winter; Managers of the estate wanted to avoid costly emergencies and ensure the safety of their staff, visitors & property at all times.
The whole team at Plumbing & Gas Solutions Ltd are DBS checked to an enhanced level while the business also holds a Constructionline and CHAS accreditation - ensuring that they are fully health and safety compliant. This ensures they have the knowledge and skills to be able to work in high security and sensitive locations such as Bletchley Park; A listed nineteenth century building housing historic items belonging to the once top-secret world of codebreaking. The team have been praised for their reliability and reactive nature, aided by their local presence. Trusted to work around visitors at Bletchley Park, demonstrating their courteous and professional nature and showcase their knowledge of LPG, natural gas and oil within the listed properties.
Phil Atkins, Head of Site Works at Bletchley Park says “Since the beginning of our relationship with Plumbing & Gas Solutions, Bletchley Park have been very happy with the timely service, courteous and knowledgeable staff and engineers and pricing. Our site offers a number of challenges, and by working closely with Plumbing & Gas Solutions we have renewed some of our more dated plant with efficient alternatives without detriment to our historic aesthetic. Plumbing & Gas Solutions also offer a tailored service regime for all of our plant, meaning we can go into the heating season safe in the knowledge that our plant will deliver the comfort required for our team and our visitors.”
The summer months bring with it a busy period for the business, whom also service many local schools. Managing Director of Plumbing & Gas Solutions Ltd, Carl Yeomanson explained:
“We currently work with many schools, colleges & universities in our region, some being the most recognisable in the area. Working in educational establishments comes with added responsibilities, which is why all our engineers have received Enhanced DBS Checks. Working closely with our clients we understand the importance of keeping a school warm and operational and we are happy to discuss tailored maintenance solutions that work for you”
“Maintenance teams love the fact that we can be on site quickly in the case of emergencies, unlike many national competitors, avoiding situations where schools would need to shut.”
Carl went on to explain his passion for aiding the next generation of plumbers and gas engineers and how he volunteers for local educational charity ‘Work Tree’ championing apprenticeships while answering any questions our future generation may have in regards to the transition from education to full time work:
“Apprenticeships provide you with fantastic experiences in the working world and show employers that you can ‘hit the ground running’. Hands-on training gives you a real chance to put your skills into practice and helps you to gain more confidence in a working environment. Not forgetting you earn while you learn!”
Plumbing & Gas Solutions Ltd further champion apprenticeships by taking on 2 apprentices every year. Offering a clear training pathway that ensures every team member is not only adequately trained, but content in their role too.
“Taking on local talent and progressing young people is at the core of our business. I feel passionate about growing our staff. They are the face of the business and if they are happy, our customers are happy. I want them to grow, have the right training and earn the money they deserve.”
“The biggest challenge once your staff are trained to the highest level is retaining them, as they quickly become desirable to competitors. I constantly strive to ensure our business is a great place to work, too. Team is everything.”
The Plumbing & Gas Solutions Ltd team play football every Thursday evening and partake in many team activities outside of work such as go karting, paintballing, bowling and regular meals out - reinforcing the importance of teamwork and a work life balance within their business.
The company now serves over 200 commercial clients including approximately 50 schools, a range of commercial buildings & warehouses and have contracts with both local councils and colleges. Their services include industrial and commercial gas installations, servicing, repairs and annual maintenance, washroom installations, general commercial plumbing works and leak detection.
Carl concluded, “If you’re local to Milton Keynes and use a national plumbing or gas service within your business, we challenge you to swap to us! Being local, we remove any costly travel fees your more than likely being charged & we can react quicker. Plus keeping business local benefits your local community. You can trust our team to get things completed quickly to a high standard that pleases all.”
If Plumbing & Gas Solutions Ltd can be of assistance to your business, please contact them to organise a free survey on email@example.com or 01908 448571.