TRIPLE ISO ACCREDITATION BIG WIN FOR LOCAL CIVIL ENGINEERING FIRM

Greenford Ltd were thrilled to officially receive their multiple ISO accreditation certificates during a ceremony at the picturesque National Trust’s Winkworth Arboretum in Surrey last week.

ISO Accreditation Handover

ISO Certificate Handover (Karl Moles, BAB Auditor & Claire Greenwood, Greenford Ltd Managing Director)

Greenford were officially awarded these accreditations in June 2017 from the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) however received their certificates from accreditation providers the British Assessment Bureau (BAB) at an official handover ceremony last week. This event was held at the site of one of Greenford’s most recently completed restoration projects, the historic boathouse at the National Trust’s Winkworth Arboretum. This idyllic location provided the perfect backdrop for the handover as the restoration works performed showcased the many aspects of Greenford’s impressive work ethic, quality and environmental practices, as well as a dedication to health and safety reflected in every aspect of the business.

Greenford Ltd Managing Director Claire Greenwood was in attendance on the day to receive these highly prized accreditations and was thrilled with both the recognition and what this means for the civil engineering firm moving forward. “We at Greenford Ltd are very pleased to have officially received our certification of these internationally recognised standards. We sailed through the audit process, aided greatly by the expertise and guidance provided by the British Assessment Bureau every step of the way, and are now the proud recipients of not one but three simultaneous standards from the ISO.

We have seen an increase in the requirement to hold official standards in an ever progressively competitive work sector and are thrilled to have received them all. Achieving these three key standards in health & safety, quality, and environmental management gives further credence to the Greenford Ltd brand, to both our clients and industry peers.”

The ISO standards achieved by Greenford Ltd are;

  • ISO 9001 – the international standard regarding effective quality management systems
  • ISO 14001 – the international standard regarding effective environmental management systems
  • OHSAS 18001 – the international standard regarding occupational health and safety management systems

To achieve all three standards speaks to the long-held operational practices Greenford have employed each and every day of their near 25 year history. To have formal international acknowledgement of the standard of service Greenford has always aspired to deliver to their multitude of clients, is an honour that the organization is proud to receive.

ISO Accreditation Handover

The iconic boathouse at the Winkworth Arboretum served as the setting for the ceremony (Image © National Trust Carol Sheppard)

Greenford Ltd are an experienced and trusted civil engineering company and have been responsible for such notable projects as the hydropower station at Blenheim Palace, restoration works to the Oxford Castle Mound, constructing the UK’s first amphibious house, completing the Hagley Hall Parkland restoration works to Capability Brown’s original design, and assisting in the recent efforts to restore the scene depicted in Turner’s painting ‘Dewy Morning’ at the National Trust’s historic Petworth House and Park.