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Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Workplace Depot wins Green Award!

Posted under Awards & Accreditations, News, Think Green on August 22, 2012

Workplace Depot Recycling binsWe are delighted to announce that we have won a Green Apple Environment Award – a national campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities in Britain. We were up against more than 500 other nominations and our winning paper will be published in The Green Book, the leading international work of reference on environmental best practice.


There will also be a glittering presentation ceremony in the House of Commons on November 12, 2012 … Read more

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Don’t be the fall guy in your office!

Posted under Health and safety, Office on August 21, 2012

Avoid trip hazards by using floor covers and cable protectorsOur range of office and external cable protectors are now on sale


Thousands of people in the UK each year have accidents at work simply from tripping over. Some of these accidents are difficult to prevent if the individual isn’t paying much attention to what they are doing! However, tripping over loose and trailing cables can be avoided by using cheap and easy to install cable protectors.


Careful cable management can play an important part … Read more

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Speed ramps, bumps and sleeping policemen!

Posted under Product Updates, Warehouse on August 21, 2012

Speed ramps and humpsClick here to BUY SPEED RAMPS DIRECT


Speed ramps were first used in New Jersey over 100 years ago to reduce the speed of cars, some of which could travel at up to 30 miles per hour! They didn’t really catch on in the UK until the 1970s when they also acquired the term ‘sleeping policemen’ although they were variously  known as Kipping Cops, Road Humps, Speed Breakers and Judder Bars.


Speed ramps have been … Read more

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Don’t sit on the fence – plastic chain is the answer!

Posted under Product Updates on August 20, 2012

White plastic chain and postsPlastic chain, post and bases are not the most exciting products that we sell at the Workplace Depot, but they are the kind of items used just about everywhere by businesses, especially those that are open to visiting members of the public. Hotels and golf clubs use miles of the chain along with our ground fixed posts – ie posts that can be hammered into soft ground like soil and grass. So you will often … Read more

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New feature: 3D catalogue graphic

Posted under Website & Features on August 7, 2012

This is such a small update that we wondered whether it was worthwhile letting our visitors know but we thought it added such a nice touch to the homepage, we thought we would show it off. On our old homepage we had a simple “flat style” catalogue but we edited it and added a real 3D feel and it now looks like it jumps out of the page.


Each time we add a new feature … Read more

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Prestige rope barriers

Posted under Product Updates on August 3, 2012

Prestige post and rope barriersIt may surprise you to know that posts and ropes are among the most popular items sold by the Workplace Depot. The list of businesses and venues we have sold them to is almost endless! Some of the more deluxe rope barriers have been sold to Cathedrals, Opera houses, art galleries, museums and country clubs – mostly used to cordon off indoor areas and to do so with a certain amount of good grace and … Read more

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