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Big win for Skip to My Lou!

February 14, 2019

Skip To My Lou has first big win at Lingfield Park Skip to my Lou has exciting win at Lingfield Park on 30th January having previously come 6th on the same course in October 2018 Ridden by Kieren Fox and trained by our Managing Director this horse has developed well over recent months and is… [Read More]

Professional Skip Hire In Horley

February 4, 2019

For all your domestic or commercial skip needs, you will want to find a trusted supplier that has been working in the industry for a number of years. Our professional skip hire services in Horley are perfect for small home refurbishments all the way through to large-scale commercial projects due to our experience in befitting… [Read More]

When Two Becomes Number One!

January 24, 2019

Franks Race Horse Crosses the Line Almost 6 months to the day Sandfrankskipsgo triumphs yet again, drawn 2 this fabulous horse lead from the front winning handsomely. This race took place at Lingfield Park on Friday 18th January 2019. The Jockey Shane Kelly rode a great race. The Photographs show him crossing the winning line and… [Read More]

Big Cat Arrives for Work!

December 14, 2018

J & J Franks Take Delivery of Wide Track Caterpillar Bulldozer The latest addition to our ever growing stable of state-of-the-art equipment has just been delivered. The CAT D6T LGP. The vehicle is equipped with wider tracks compared with other Dozers on the Market which means the weight is distributed over a larger area. This enables… [Read More]

Franks Receive Health & Safety Accolade

J & J Franks Win Prestigious Award Our Newest quarry at Nutfield has been presented with a prestigious award for Health and Safety. We are very proud of this latest accolade to our achievements which has been recognised by The Mineral Products Association.    

Franks Vehicles are Going Greener!

November 5, 2018

Franks welcome latest addition to the fleet The latest vehicle to join our fleet has arrived. Equipped with the latest Euro 6 low emissions engine this skip lorry is a top specification machine with the enhanced larger LF 260 engine which is significantly more powerful than its predecessor the LF220. We look forward to seeing… [Read More]

Productivity Milestone for Franks

October 2, 2018

Franks Reach Another Milestone Franks achieve another milestone, reaching 1000 days of continuous operation without any lost time or incidents since sand extraction began at Mercers Quarry.

New Loading Shovel Increases Efficiency!

August 14, 2018

Franks invests in new loading shovel to save customers time We have just taken delivery of our latest piece of equipment a brand new state of the art Doosan DL450 Loading Shovel. The new vehicle can load an artic in just 3 bucket loads, virtually halving the loading time for all vehicles entering our Mercers… [Read More]

Win at Lingfield for Sandfrankskipsgo

July 20, 2018

Sandfrankskipsgo leads from the front to finish first Our favourite race horse with our favourite name does it again at Lingfield on the 18th July 2018. Following a not very good draw in the stalls. Sandfrankskipsgo made a fantastic break ridden by jockey Tom Queally and virtually lead the race from the start and finished… [Read More]

J & J Franks celebrates one year of paper free waste management

June 27, 2018

One step closer to the paperless office In the middle of June 2017 we transferred our WTN’s to tablets instead of paper tickets. Using new Weighsoft 5 software and hand held units, once the tablets are signed we are now able to  email tickets directly to site your managers and any other members of staff who require them.… [Read More]