UK rental company Speedy Hire has opened its fourth sustainable service centre in Basildon, Essex, east of London.
The new 3,000 square metre state of the art facility is equipped with automated features for greater efficiency including heating, lighting and automated shutters, reducing electricity usage by half whilst also reducing energy costs and carbon emissions. This is the company’s third environmentally friendly location so far, joining the A+ Energy rated ‘Milton Keynes Innovation Centre’ that opened in 2021, followed by a second such location in Leeds this in March.
Daniel Rice managing director East said: “The opening of our new sustainable service centre demonstrates Speedy Hire’s continued commitment to carbon emission reduction in the supply chain. Not only can we provide our Southeast-based customers with sustainable services, but we have also created a contemporary and inspiring workplace for our people.”
“This is a strategic location for the business and as a modern logistical and operational centre. It supports Speedy Hire’s near-term sustainability targets, while reducing energy consumption in our drive to be net zero by 2040.”