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Whittle Help Iconic Replica of First British Jet Keep Flying High

Date published: September 7, 2016

The Nottingham branch of Whittle Programmed Painting are absolutely delighted and honoured to have been awarded the contract to carry out essential painting on the iconic replica of the first British jet which honours its designer Sir Frank Whittle (no relation!). The statue is a replica of the Gloster E28/39 and represents a major part of our Country’s heritage. It has been in place in the centre of the Lutterworth roundabout since 2003. It was installed by the Sir Frank Whittle Trust and they continue to be responsible for its upkeep.


Whittle Welcomes Peter Marshall

Date published: September 6, 2016

Whittle Welcomes Peter Marshall to the Hemel Hempstead Office.


Whittle Programmed Painting Unveils New Theme Park Brochure

Date published: August 31, 2016

Whittle Programmed Painting has released a new Theme Park Brochure to reflect the extensive range of services we are able to provide to the theme park industry.


Welcome to Paul Callaghan

Date published: August 19, 2016

EPIC Painting Contractors welcome Paul Callaghan to their team as Business Development Executive.


Epic Painting Contractors Pass UVDB Audit With Flying Colours And Go Top Of The League!

Date published: August 19, 2016

Matthew Williams, Assistant Group SHEQ Compliance Co-ordinator, recently prepared for and oversaw the two-part audit carried out by Achilles UVDB, which included a Management System Audit and a Site Audit.


Hankinson Play Key Role In Trailblazer Approval for Industrial Coatings Apprenticeship

Date published: August 19, 2016

The Department of Education has recently given approval to develop an apprenticeship standard for the Industrial Coatings Applicator occupation.


Blue Is The Colour

Date published: July 19, 2016

Sometimes a Group Company secures a contract that your CEO has to view. So when EPIC Painting commenced the repainting of the Gwladys Street Stand (soon to be fittingly renamed Howard Kendall Gwladys Street Stand) at Everton Football Club Group...


Hankinson sit above Liverpool FC and Jurgen Klopp!

Date published: July 19, 2016

Hankinson Group has been proud sponsors of the dugouts of Wirral based Tranmere Rovers Football Club for over 2 years. With Tranmere now in the Vanarama National league, we would never have expected to see our name above one of the most expensively assembled squads in the Premier League and also above one of the most highly rated managers in European football Jürgen Klopp.


Quadruple Success For Hankinson Group

Date published: July 19, 2016

It is not every day that you walk away from a prestigious Industry Awards day with four awards but that was the case for Hankinson Group at the recent Premier Awards of the Painting and Decorating Association of Great Britain. Held on 7th July in central London, Group Company Whittle secured a Very Highly Commended Award in the Commercial category for its Programme Painting contract at Wetherby Racecourse. EPIC Painting secured a Very Highly Commended Award in the Industrial Category for its work on a large...


Hankinson and PPG in Constructive Discussion

Date published: July 5, 2016

Stephen Hankinson was recently invited as a guest of PPG Industries to their research and development facilities in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.