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Gift Box Shipments From China

February 5, 2016

Redcliffe were recently awarded a large airfreight to be shipped from Door Shenzhen, China to Burton-on-Trent in the UK. The shipment, which contained a range of gift and display boxes, was to be part of a rebranding scheme for a major distributor in the UK. Redcliffe were asked to carry out a full rework and palletisation of […]

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Spectre-tacular Explosions

October 30, 2015

Following the recent premiere of the latest Bond movie, Redcliffe can reveal that they supplied the explosives used in the special effects for the film’s finale in blowing up the MI6 building with Robin Phillips from Redcliffe’s Energetics division working closely with their Special Effects team. The amazing effect was achieved using a 20 metres high model of the MI6 building, […]

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We have moved

June 9, 2015

We are pleased to announce that we have recently completed a move to new premises in order to further strengthen and develop our exisiting capabilites. We are now based in Watnall, Nottingham after twenty years in Alfreton, Derbyshire. Please note, our new address is Suite 1, Field House, Main Road, Watnall, Nottingham, NG16 1LA. Our new telephone number […]

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Local residents meeting for explosives site

January 29, 2015

Residents close to Redcliffe’s explosive storage site in Heapey, Lancashire were invited to attend a public meeting on 20th January run by the local council. Organised to reassure and inform residents, it was attended by emergency services and Redcliffe staff Director Russell Leech and Site Manager Mick Helme who fielded questions from local residents and reassured them about the site’s […]

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Young Apprentices in Redcliffe

December 11, 2013

Redcliffe are delighted to welcome on board two new apprentices: Jordan Stanford and Jack Thorpe. Jordan joins us as a Trainee Accountant. Jack, on the other hand will be working as an Operations Assistant in International Trade and Logistics. These schemes are supported by a Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (DNCC), Government sponsored, apprenticeship scheme. […]

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British Firework Championships

September 24, 2013

  After suffering for more than 30 years with a sore neck from watching spectacular firework displays and indeed recently forming my own display company, Neon Pyrotechnics, you can imagine that I didn’t have to spend too much time in consideration when asked recently by a Redcliffe colleague if I fancied being a judge at […]

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Growing a new division

May 15, 2013

Redcliffe has recently grown a new division:- Redcliffe Energetics & Defence has been developed as a response to the black powder, explosives and ammunition arm of the company which Robin Phillips has steadily been growing over the past couple of years; consequently, the decision was made to create a sub-brand to reflect the diversification that […]

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Iraq Pipeline project….all 12,000 metres of it

November 12, 2012

“Trials and tribulations” come to mind, however the Redcliffe project team (Frankie France, Trevor Tucker and Dave Shaw) assisted by their Lebanese agents, succeeded in the management of 22,500m3 of ductile iron pipe shipped from Banaquan port in north eastern China to Kirkuk in northern Iraq. The shipment was made by sea through the port of […]

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Titanic’s 100th Anniversary Firework Display

May 20, 2012

When fireworks company, The World Famous, from Kent were commissioned to supply fireworks for Titanic’s 100th anniversary they decided to approach Redcliffe for advice on handling overseas explosive shipments.  It was a challenge that Redcliffe were happy to embrace.  The client was conversant with UK regulations and a range of international regulations but, aware of the additional restriction on explosives in NI, they […]

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Reaching students at Derby University

February 14, 2012

When Frankie France spoke in front of Derby University students at a CILT event last Friday, she was pleasantly surprised by how well her story was received.  As Mr Tony Foster, Chairman of Derby CILT later commented, “The world of freight forwarding is one of the least known in logistics but your story really painted a picture of an industry that I […]

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