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  21 May 2020 By Andreas Fantousi


We are still operational but working with a reduced capacity in both factory and site staff.&

  25 April 2019 By Andreas Fantousi

Make PE a core subject

Make PE a core subject from KS1-KS5 with a minimum of 2hrs allocated weekly PE should be a mandatory core part of the curriculum in all schools not just a recommendation.

  14 March 2019 By Andreas Fantousi

Hampshire Service Contract

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Hampshire Service Contract through Hampshire County Council for the next 4 years.

  16 July 2018 By Andreas Fantousi

New Install at University of Exeter Sport

We have just finished installing new cricket netting at the University of Exeter Sport as part of the Sir Christopher Ondaatje Devon Cricket Centre refurbishment.&

  22 June 2018 By Andreas Fantousi

NEW UKA Throws Safety Guidance

Following a recent incident where a hammer thrown from a well maintained cage, carried 6 lanes of a track and caused a minor injury to a spectating athlete; UK Athletics (UKA) has produced new guidance for the safe management of hammer and discus throwing

  21 June 2018 By Andreas Fantousi

Physical Education Matters

See some great advice on the importance of PE equipment maintenance from the Associaton for Physical Education (afPE) in the summer edition of Physical Education Matters.

  01 June 2018 By Andreas Fantousi

Castle Hill Primary Installation

Our latest Trio Frame installation at Castle Hill Primary in Ipswich was a great success.

  30 May 2018 By Andreas Fantousi

Telford and Wrekin Council Contract

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the service contract for the next 12 months for all the schools covered by Telford and Wrekin Council.

  22 March 2018 By Andreas Fantousi

Great Feedback from Bryanston School

After installing four wall mounted basketball goals 6 months ago, it is great to recieve a positive review of the product on our website from a very happy customer.

  24 May 2017 By Andreas Fantousi

More great Feedback Received :)

After installing a super nova climbing frame into a school in High Wycombe last week, it's great to receive an email from the Business Manager this morning giving positive feedback:   I just wanted to say how pleased we were with your installat

  17 May 2017 By Andreas Fantousi

Great Feedback Just Received

After installing a climbing frame in a school in Carlisle yesterday, we received this lovely feedback from the Business Manager.

  26 April 2017 By Andreas Fantousi

Our New Catalgoue Has Arrived

Our lovely new catalogue has now been delivered by the printers, packed full of great sports equipment including our brand new freestanding climbing frame, so if you'd like a copy either send us an email or fill in the online request form.

  02 October 2015 By Andreas Fantousi

Great Feedback from a Customer

After installing a division net for a customer last week we received this great feedback: Please thank your installers as they were great last week.&

  13 April 2015 By Andreas Fantousi

New Indoor Cricket Facility Opened in Birmingham

A fantastic new indoor cricket facility has opened this week at Forward Drive Cricket Academy in Birmingham where we installed five lanes of cricket nets complete with tension nets.&

  23 March 2015 By Andreas Fantousi

Citysport Grand Opening

We were honoured to be invited and attend the grand opening of CitySport at City University London last week where we installed a wide range of equipment.

  23 March 2015 By Andreas Fantousi

Prestigious New Derby Arena is Now Open!!

We are proud to have installed the netting and supplied the games posts to the iconic Derby Arena which had its grand opening last night and will be unwrapping it’s new facilities over the next few weeks.

  03 November 2014 By Andreas Fantousi

Matchplay Basketball Goal Product Update

Following recent customers' demands we have changed the design of our height adjustable matchplay basketball goals, both roof mounted and wall mounted.

  04 August 2014 By Andreas Fantousi

Another Shipment of Basketball Goals to Singapore!!

Since the amazing London Olympics the reputation of British Manufacturing and products has hugely improved, resulting in our export business increasing considerably.&

  01 May 2012 By Andreas Fantousi

Building Future Education Exhibition

We are exhibiting at the Building Future Education on the 9th and 10th May and we would be pleased to see you on our stand number 51 to discuss any technical needs for new sports halls and PE equipment.

  19 January 2012 By Andreas Fantousi

SAPCA Exhibition

We will be exhibiting at the SAPCA Sports Facilities Show on Tuesday 23rd October at the Lea Valley Athletics Centre.

  09 January 2012 By Andreas Fantousi

Request for Your Support

Universal Services, via our Environmental Management System is committed to addressing environmental aspects which our facility controls and over which we may be expected to have an influence.

  01 September 2011 By Andreas Fantousi

Saltex 2011

We're eagerly awaiting the start of Saltex next week on the 6th, 7th and 8th September at Windsor Racecourse and welcoming you onto our stand, you'll be able to view our range of football goals, hockey goals, netball goals and football posts on ou

  21 July 2011 By Andreas Fantousi

Raising Funds for Local Charity

One of our Managers recently completed his previously mentioned John O'Groats to Lands End cycle ride, raising funds for our local RNLI life boat.

  17 May 2011 By Andreas Fantousi

John Royce Raising Money for RNLI

John Royce, our General Manager is cycling from John O'Groats to Lands End in June, we wish him lots of luck.

  05 January 2011 By Andreas Fantousi

Achilles Accreditation Certificate

We are pleased to annouce that we have now received our Achilles Accreditation Certificate, to receive a copy for your records please e-mail kate@universalservicesuk.c

  05 January 2011 By Andreas Fantousi

BSEC 2011

We will be exhibiting at BSEC 2011 23-24 February at London's Excel centre, come and visit us on our stand number 120.

  19 February 2010 By Andreas Fantousi

BSEC 2010

We will be exhibiting at BSEC 2010 24-25 February at London's Excel centre, come and visit us on our stand number 382.

  02 December 2009 By Andreas Fantousi

New Sports Projects Completed

Over the summer period we have equipped a number of new sports facilities with a range of sports hall and gymnasium equipment.

  27 November 2009 By Andreas Fantousi

Trampoline Safety News from afPE

This advice is directed at curricular/extra curricular school trampolining which could include where appropriate rotational 360 degree feet to feet movement (basic somersaulting).

  19 October 2009 By Andreas Fantousi

Hong Kong Cricket Club

Universal Services have just delivered a major shipment of cricket netting to the prestigious Hong Kong Cricket Club, when installed they will be able to boast first class cricket facilities the likes of which we have installed at Lords Cricket Club and M

  26 May 2009 By Andreas Fantousi

Registration to ISO 9001:2008

Following a successful assessment on Wednesday, we are very pleased to have been transferred to the new standard ISO 9001:2008 for the same scope of The design, manufacture, supply, installation and maintenance of physical education, sports and fitness eq

  15 December 2008 By Andreas Fantousi

Building Schools Exhibition

We're pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Building Schools Exhibition and Conference (BSEC) on the 11th and 12th February 2009 at Manchester Central.

  28 October 2008 By Andreas Fantousi

Constructionline Accredited

We are delighted to announce that we are now Constructionline accredited.

  09 September 2008 By Andreas Fantousi

Chas Registered

We are please to announce that we have gained accreditation to the Contractors Health and Safety Scheme (CHAS), the standard that has become recognised by UK industry as the mainstay of Health and Safety Accreditation.

  20 August 2008 By Andreas Fantousi

New Mats For Trio Climbing Frame

We are pleased to introduce our new mats for use with our trio climbing frame, these brightly coloured mats are suitable for use when the frame is in either the "Y" or "T" position and are a great addition to any frame for peace of min

  23 July 2008 By Andreas Fantousi

A Successful First Year for Play Fair

The two days spent recently at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry for the Play Fair 2008 exhibition was a great success.

  09 May 2008 By Andreas Fantousi

We are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting this year

Play-fair is an exciting new exhibition in Coventry on 15-16 July 2008 an we will be on stand C02, we will be showing a range of our football goals, hockey goals, netball posts and other outdoor equipment so why not pop along and see us, please visit [url

  06 March 2008 By Andreas Fantousi

Universal Services equipment to be used at Olympic Training Venues

A number of venues where we have installed our equipment have been successful in being selected for the short list of training venues for the 2012 Olympics, these include the basketball and volleyball facilities at the new Colchester Garrision Leisure Cen

  16 February 2008 By Andreas Fantousi

University of East Anglia

The new sports hall at UEA was officially opened on the 12th February.

  24 January 2008 By Andreas Fantousi

UK Schools Games 2007

Our International model volleyball posts [url=http://www.u

  24 January 2008 By Andreas Fantousi

University of The West Indies

Prior to the Cricket World Cup in 2007 Universal Services installed cricket netting into the University of The West Indies in Barbados, this facility was then used as a training site for teams for the world cup.

  24 January 2008 By Andreas Fantousi

Mumbai Cricket Academy

Universal Services have recently supplied and installed cricket netting into the new cricket academy in Mumbai.

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