Sweet Move for Avanta UK Ltd!
Horsley, Hick & Flower (HHF) are part of Kinnerton Confectionery, the largest independent UK company operating in the field of child and adult confectionery novelties, and the first confectioner in the world to offer chocolates that are manufactured in segregated zones. Avanta UK Ltd has worked with HHF since 2007 on a number of large scale projects and on-going utility equipment supply to their Sherburn factory premises. Leeds based Avanta UK Ltd designs and installs racking & shelving systems, partitioning, production white wall and mezzanine floors as well as supplying a comprehensive range of ancillary products and services.
In May 2011, Avanta UK Ltd completed a large scale 8 phase food factory refurbishment project on behalf of HHF to completely redesign and relocate the following areas: –
- Finished Goods Warehouse – Pallet racking – 640 Pallet locations
- Goods in Warehouse – Pallet racking – large scale installation
- New Factory Office – Partitioned offices with meeting area on mezzanine
- New Samples Kitchen – Complete with food grade stainless steel furniture
- New Production Rooms – Constructed with hygiene white wall panels
- Ground Floor Welfare Facilities – Toilets, canteen, changing rooms, cleaner’s facilities
- Production Area – Demolishing existing areas and relocating
- Nut Side Packing – New partitioned area creating self contained designated nut packing area
Avanta UK Ltd acted as the principal contractor, project managing all the trades required including mechanical & electrical, plastering, decorations, fitters etc. This has culminated in the delivery of a complex project on time and on budget.
Mike Horsley of HHF comments “Avanta UK provide us with a personalised service focused on our exact requirements; they have always been able to provide us with a complete turn key service of design, construction and delivery on time and to budget within our challenging Food manufacturing environment. We would be more than happy to recommend them to any prospective client.”
Andrew Chipp of Avanta states “Avanta provide HHF with a one-stop shop, full-project option. We always provide a high level of customer service and flexibility often going that extra mile to meet challenging deadlines and changing needs. This approach, combined with our competitive pricing, has resulted in another excellent contract completion for Avanta.”