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Christmas 2015

Christmas 2015

For the first few years David Plumb & Co Ltd was run from a semi-detached house in Coulsdon. Then, in 1971, he and his family took over the tenancy of a service station in Lower Kingswood, Surrey. While continuing to run the forecourt as a going concern, hosting a...

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DP FTS helps reduce lorry queues

DP FTS helps reduce lorry queues

DP Fuel Tank Services (DPFTS) has been helping Ashford International Truckstop (AIT) to do its part to help alleviate some of the problems caused by recent channel crossing delays, resulting in lorries having to park on the M20 under Operation Stack. Fuel tank...

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DP FTS operates at Uckfield hospital

DP FTS operates at Uckfield hospital

When Uckfield Community Hospital in Kent suspected it had the potential to develop a leak problem with the fuel system for its Volvo back-up petrol generator, it called in the expertise of DP Fuel Tank Services (DP FTS). To provide the hospital with a system that will...

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Doing the groundwork for a Big Mac

Doing the groundwork for a Big Mac

DP Fuel Tank Services (DP FTS) has excavated and removed four resin generated foam filled fuel tanks to allow McDonald’s Restaurants to start work on building a two-storey flagship restaurant with a drive-through on the site of a former petrol station. The former site...

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DP repairs Epping Forest fuel tank

DP Fuel Tank Services (DP FTS) has helped the City of London deal with a suspected leak in an underground fuel tank, to protect the surrounding ancient woodland of Epping Forest from potential environmental damage. Brinson Staniland Partnership (BSP), which works with...

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DP FTS clears the dance floor

When the Royal Holloway University of London wanted to expand the available area in its listed Boiler House building, used as a performance space for the drama department, it called in the expertise of DP Fuel Tank Services (DP FTS) to remove two giant fuel tanks. Up...

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DP FTS celebrates 48 years of safety

DP Fuel Tank Services is celebrating its 48th year with an unrivalled safety record, during which time it has had only two reportable accidents. Says DP FTS director Nigel Plumb: "Health and safety is at the heart of everything we do and the first thing any of our...

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Clean or clogg?

Service station owners are not taking the introduction of bio-fuels seriously enough to have their tanks thoroughly cleaned. Most experts agree that the best way to avoid clogged pumps, or even clogged customer engines, is to have clean tanks. A position underlined by...

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Softening up the black stuff

DP Fuel Tank Services completed a major contract to clean four huge fuel tanks at Slough Heat & Power, now owned by Scottish and Southern Energy, preparatory to the tanks being demolished by main contractor J Mould (Reading). All the tanks and pipes had to be...

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This is what we do

The company was founded to clean above and below-ground petrol and diesel tanks in service stations. Since then, our skills and knowledge have grown and developed to the point where our services now include: Tank cleaning Demolition and decommissioning of services...

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