Archive | February 2015

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Sweeprite Sweeping at Buckingham Palace.

Sweeprite swept the Terrace and Garden Pathways of Buckingham Palace this weekend. The job in conjunction with a specialist stone chip contractor, CCE, required a small machine to fit along the paths and avoid any damage to the prestigious surfaces. We sent one of our Scarab Minors to do the job with our most experienced […]

Kersten People

Chris Faulkner Managing Director Chris studied Agricultural Engineering at Berkshire College of Agriculture and has been involved with machinery for the maintenance of the outdoors for nearly 30 years, achieving outstanding sales success both for himself and for the companies and products he has represented. Selling domestic garden machinery to heavy plant, he has been […]

We are looking for a Marketing Manager – Reading, Berks

Job Role: Marketing Manager Job Description: Job Role: Marketing Manager Job Description: This exciting key position has arisen following the relocation of our present member of staff who has been with us more than five years. This role is to manage the marketing strategy and activities of this interesting, multifaceted business. Develop areas of marketing […]

We are looking for a Sales Technician – Reading, Berks NOW FILLED

Job Role: Sales Technician. Job Description: This new exciting position has arisen following the development of our business of supplying Karcher Professional Cleaning products in the M4 Thames Valley Corridor. The role will involve building up and regularly visiting a client base of customers which include schools, garages, offices, shops, contractors etc. You will receive […]

We are looking for a Yard/Workshop/Plant Technician – Reading Berks NOW FILLED

Job Role: Service Technician. Job Description: This role will depend entirely on the versatility of the candidate and how their skills would complement those of existing staff. There are a number of maintenance activities in the warehouse, yard, workshop, showroom and van driving that need to be carried out which will involve using manual and […]

New Season Nears

New Season Nears

Already buds are appearing and even if there is still a chance of snow, Spring is not far away. That means preparing for the activities associated with lighter evenings. If you have garden equipment that’s been stored away in dark places, now may be the time to seek it out and make sure it is […]

Fleet Expands

Fleet Expands

Fridays are always on our mind. When the phone first rings on a Monday, there is a constant demand for Friday sweeps. So much so that we have expanded our fleet of sweepers and employ additional operators. In addition to our road going Scarab Monic and Scarab Merlin sweepers we also have powered, pedestrian walk-behind sweepers either with […]

“Kersten machine’s extensive range easily fulfilled our machine hire needs”

“Kersten machine’s extensive range easily fulfilled our machine hire needs”

Chris Faulkner, MD of Kersten UK writes:  Ian Monaghan of Oldham City Council Street Scene hired aUBS16 with 50cm heavy duty weedbrush for two months. I asked him at the initial contact why he had chosen Kersten? “To comply with European directives” Ian explained, “we needed to find a way to remove weed and moss growth from Oldham’s […]

About Kersten (UK) Ltd

Kersten (UK) Ltd was formed over 10 years ago to distribute outdoor maintenance products manufactured by Kersten Maschinenvertriebs of Germany, throughout the United Kingdom. The products include specialist powered sweeping, weed removal and renovation machines on powered pedestrian and tractor mounted applications. The products are marketed via websites (kersten-machines.com) , trade shows and sold through […]

DemoPark 2013 in Eisenach, Germany

DemoPark 2013 in Eisenach, Germany

DemoPark has grown to be the largest open-air exhibition for the professionals who operate in the lawn maintenance, landscaping industries and for local authorities and municipalities in Europe. The exhibition programme of DemoPark + DemoGolf comprises the maintenance and construction of ground and green spaces, landscaping, sport facilities as well as for golf courses. In […]