30th April 2014

A reliable partner for the emergency services

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*+-“Halls have always provided an excellent service to complement our own Workshops, including providing out of hours cover on a 24/7 basis.”– Avon Fire & Rescue   Nowhere is a well-functioning electrical system more important than in the emergency vehicles that provide vital support across our country, saving lives on a daily basis. Here at…

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22nd April 2014

Petrol-loving spider prompts new Mazda recall

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*+-Remember 2011 when Mazda was forced to recall over 50,000 sedans in North America because it had discovered a potential fire risk caused by Yellow-Sac spiders? The little beasties apparently adore the smell of petrol and have a habit of crawling into the fuel tank, where their webs can restrict fuel flow, putting stress on…

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10th April 2014

Could Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications be the future of motoring?

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*+-Not long ago we talked on this blog about the importance of reversing sensors, especially for operators of large commercial vehicles. Now while the sophistication of these systems is rapidly growing (just ask any of our engineers who install Brigade technology) the BBC recently reported on growing interest among car manufacturers in vehicle-to-vehicle, or V2V,…

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    • "Hills Waste Solutions has a 10 year working relationship with Halls Electrical and has been fitting Brigade 4 camera MDR system with GPS and a 4 sensor sidescan( including turn left and low speed trigger) to all our new vehicles since 2014.   The fitting of this recordable camera equipment provides essential safety benefits for vulnerable road users particularly when vehicles perform left turns. In addition it has proven to be beneficial when processing insurance claims as it provides a factual record of any alleged incident.   Halls Electrical provide Hills Waste Solutions with an efficient service and a ‘can do’ attitude coupled with reliable workmanship."
      Nathan Carr (Depot Manager)
      Hills Waste Solutions
    • "Mercedes Benz UK Limited, have used the services of Halls Electrical Ltd for the last 5 years or so. During this time we have found there service to be extremely professional to our standard of work, reliable, and efficient in the way they have conducted their business.   Our core business is the preparation of used commercial vehicles for resale, and approximately 1000 new commercials.   We have upwards of 5000 vehicles per annum through our workshops, with occasional demand for Subcontractors.   Halls Electrical Ltd has worked with us very closely with the preparation of our new commercial business to the point that they are registered on our COP with the VCA.   When carrying out work on our premises, the employees of Halls Electrical Ltd adhere to all the correct H&S procedures relevant to there works and our environmental policy.   The invoicing is always on time, and correct first time.   I have no hesitation at all, in recommending Halls Electrical Ltd, to carry out work for any company.  "
      Peter Colbridge MIMI AMIRTE AMSOE (Workshop Operations Manager)
      Mercedes Benz UK Ltd
    • "I manage a department that is responsible for providing emergency responses to elderly and vulnerable people that live within the Swindon Borough Council geographical area.A team of Homeline Response Officers are on call 24/7 and use high livery on their vehicles to let people know that we are there. We are the only community alarms providers in the country to have use of the bus lanes for responding to emergencies; we also carry life saving equipment such as defibrillators, time matters! We asked Halls electrical to provide us with appropriate bar lights and high specification markings. We were absolutely delighted with the quotations given. Great value and exceptional workmanship with fantastic communication throughout the process. Highly recommended."
      Jack Sharpe (Principal Homeline & Telecare Officer)
      Swindon Borough Council
    • Local businesses collaborate to race to the aid of injured drivers

      *+-Ahead of the 2016 motor racing season, Wiltshire business have collaborated to provide fast response medical intervention to racing drivers competing at Castle Combe Circuit. Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd of Swindon has donated a brand new Honda CRV to the Wiltshire circuit, which has been converted by Hall’s Electrical Ltd, also of Swindon….

    • Advice for winter boaters

      *+-Sailing during the colder months isn’t for everyone, but for those that do brave the weather, the rewards are plenty, not least of which is a lot more room out on the water. The joy of a cool, crisp morning is hard to beat even as you remember the highs of cruising around during the…

    • Take advantage of our special offers this Autumn

      *+-It’s Autumn, it’s Hall’s Electrical, it’s our annual offers on equipment and accessories for cars, vans, motorhomes, lorries and boats. Get ‘em while they’re hot!   Eberspacher External Heater Kits Don’t let the cold bite this winter. Invest in a high-quality external heater for your campervan and you’ll stay toasty at night whatever the weather….