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         the turn of the year. The relocation to   LGH, said: “The original warehouse   the region would place upon the facil-
         the southeast London site aligns with   was shared with a sister company, Ro-  ity.” He added: “Business [in London]
         growth  strategy  and  allows  the  com-  trex Winches, and we always planned   is very buoyant across several sectors,
         pany to stock a greater volume and   to relocate to an independent site with-  including infrastructure, utilities, con-
         breadth of lifting, rigging, and safety   in 18 months of opening [in February   struction, and industrial projects.”
         equipment. LGH has additional sites in   2017]. First it was important to embed   Meanwhile, gaining silver accredita-
         Aberdeen  and  the  national  rental  and   ourselves  back into the marketplace   tion  from  FORS,  a  voluntary  organi-
         customer contact centre in Manchester.  and gain an understanding of client   zation  that  promotes  best  practice  for
           Colin  Naylor,  Managing  Director  at   demographic and the level of demand   commercial vehicle operators, further es-
                                                                               tablishes LGH in the capital city. FORS
                                                                               is gaining recognition as the transport
                                                                               industry’s go-to accreditation scheme but
                                                                               it is already a prerequisite for any fleet
                                                                               operating in the London area.
                                                                                 Silver  FORS  status  confirms  that
                                                                               LGH employs good practice and com-
                                                                               plies with the requirements  laid out
                                                                               by the  stringent  FORS  standard.  By
                                                                               achieving FORS silver,  a company’s
                                                                               fleet  is  deemed  compliant  with  Con-
                                                                               struction  Logistics  and Community
                                                                               Safety (CLOCS)  standards and  with
                                                                               Transport for London’s (TfL) Work Re-
                                                                               lated Road Risk (WRRR).
                                                                                 FORS encompasses all aspects of
                                                                               safety,  efficiency,  and  environmental
                                                                               protection  by encouraging  and train-
                                                                               ing  fleet  operators  to  measure,  moni-
                                                                               tor,  and improve performance.  LGH
                                                                               boasts  an  extensive  fleet  of  vehicles,
         The new site offers greater storage space for LGH’s extensive range of lifting, rigging, and   based across  the  aforementioned UK
         safety equipment.                                                                     continued on next page
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