Chiltern Cold Storage was on BBC ONE’s Oxford Street Revealed on December 8 as they delivered ice imported from northern Sweden to ICEBAR LONDON.
ICEBAR LONDON’s walls, bar and tables are made from ice harvested from the crystal clear Torne River in Jukkasjärvi in Northern Sweden. The bar undergoes a yearly refit and theme change where 40 tonnes of ice is taken out and 40 tonnes of new ice is delivered.
After one day of demolition by Swedish ice engineers Chiltern removed 40 tonnes of ice that had been in the bar since 2014.
40 tonnes of new Torne River ice was delivered over two days in September to the Oxford Street...
The Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution Awards were held in Peterborough on September 16, 2015 with 18 awards being handed out in various related categories.
Chiltern Cold Storage was awarded 'Coldstore Operator of the Year'.
A portion of the announcement read:
“With 23,000 pallet spaces at their main site in Peterborough and other cold store operations in Bourne, Whittlesey and Livingston they were one of the first UK logistics companies to achieve BRC quality approval.”
“It is unusual for a cold store operation of this size to have just one majority owner and the gentleman concerned should take great...
Chiltern is set to improve fleet efficiency after adopting a fully managed tyre contract with Michelin solutions. It marks the first time the company has outsourced tyre management for its 45 trucks and 43 trailers.
The EFFITIRES™ contract will see Michelin solutions take care of all Chiltern Cold Storage’s tyre requirements on a price-per-kilometre (PPK) basis for the next three years. This includes fitting the latest generation Michelin tyres, providing detailed management information on tyre performance, carrying out fleet-wide tyre safety inspections and proactive servicing.
Chiltern Cold Storage says: “Tyre...
Chiltern has gained approval and authorisation by the MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency) to store pharmaceutical products at its temperature controlled storage facility in Whittlesey 4 miles east of Peterborough.
The facility is a dedicated pharmaceutical distribution centre with 20,000 sq. ft. of temperature controlled storage. The environment will offer storage at the following conditions:
- Ambient at 15-25 °C
- Chilled at 2-8 °C
- Frozen at -25 °C
Chiltern’s pharmaceutical director Nick Maskrey says “This is a very exciting development for Chiltern and gives us the opportunity to expand...
BBC News has reported on an interesting story of Antarctic ice being stored at Chiltern’s Peterborough warehouse.
“How does Antarctic ice destined for vital climate research end up in a massive fridge in Peterborough - next to bags of frozen peas and oven chips?
Scientists at the Cambridge-based British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have been shipping back samples from the Antarctic Peninsula for 35 years, but with limited space in their own chilled laboratories the best option for halting the melting process is a cold storage warehouse.
Here, samples share space with groceries destined for supermarket freezers.
Chiltern has appointed a new financial director effective immediately. Paul Jephcott joined Chiltern Cold Storage Group Ltd in May, 2015.
Prior to joining Chiltern Paul had many years of experience working as financial director for both listed and privately owned companies in a number of different service sectors including retail, software and childcare.
Paul Jackson, managing director of Chiltern is delighted to welcome Paul to the team. “Paul Jephcott brings a broad and in depth experience in financial, operational, strategic, commercial, corporate finance and legal matters. It is this wealth of experience that will be...
Chiltern was a part of Truckfest 2015 in Peterborough May 3 & 4 with six of it’s top trucks on show for truck enthusiasts. The fleet was represented by Scania, Volvo, Iveco and Mercedes.
In addition Chiltern had a featured Hi Way 480 6x2 on the Iveco stand. The newest truck in the Chiltern fleet will be going into service soon and will be driven by Kev Brown.
Paul Jackson, managing director said, “We are pleased with the Ivecos we are currently running and decided to add some enhancements like durabrite wheels, leather interior, and specialist sign writing by Commercial Signs.”
“We’re proud of our trucks. We love...
Chiltern has been awarded a new contract by Domino’s Pizza Group to undertake distribution to all of their stores in Scotland. The new depot will be based in Livingston just west of Edinburgh.
Two of Chiltern’s long serving employees from Peterborough are relocating to Livingston to run the operation.
The 22,000 sq ft temperature controlled facility will have ten drivers based out of Livingston and seven vehicles dedicated to the Domino’s contract and the 57 stores in Scotland.
Paul Jackson, managing director of Chiltern says, “It is another exciting development for Chiltern. And I’m very pleased to be working with...