phs Teacrate, the leading service provider for crates, handling equipment, and packaging products, extends its exceptional services to the vibrant town of Croydon. With a remarkable annual movement of over 9 million crates, we support industries such as removals and storage, food processing and distribution, retail, and fit-out companies, solidifying our position as the market-leading crate rental service provider across the UK.
Our Dedicated Service in Croydon
At phs Teacrate, we take pride in offering an industry-leading service that prioritizes customer satisfaction above all else. With our experienced sales, account management, and customer support teams, we ensure over 99% customer satisfaction scores, reflecting our dedication to excellence.
Equipped with a robust operational infrastructure, comprising over 100 staff members and a fleet of 29 vehicles, we offer efficient and reliable delivery services throughout the town. Additionally, our strategically located depots in Croydon further enhance the ease of customer collections.
Innovation at phs Teacrate, Croydon
To enhance our service quality, we have developed a unique bar coding technology. This technology allows seamless tracking of your products from the initial delivery to the final collection. Backed up with numerous management reporting now available, the tracking of your crates couldn’t be simpler.
phs Teacrate gives you full support 24 hours a day via Cratelink, a market leading online crate management system. This allows you to amend an order, specify deliveries or collection, access historical information and produce reports.
With crate capacities ranging from 25 to 165 litres, no job is too big or too small for phs Teacrate. We serve the needs of households and businesses undertaking home or office moves, re-organisations, refurbishments or complete relocations.
We offer rental and outright purchase options and complimentary custom logo branding. Our crates are manufactured with phs Teacrate owned equipment, from tough polypropylene and provide a high level of protection for contents. They may be stacked when full and nested when empty for space saving. All our crates are 100% recyclable at the end of their life, therefore fully adhering to the waste framework directive and helping the environment.
We have a wide range of RTP products to meet the requirements of the food and retails sectors as well as logistics operations across a range of industries. Our products include bale arm crates, plastic pallets and pallet boxes. We also offer a full wash service where we collect, clean and return your food crates ready to use. We have the capacity to wash up to 400,000 crates every week.
At phs Teacrate we are an Investor in People, a member of the British Association of Removers and holders of ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14000.
phs Teacrate are part of the phs Group, the leading UK workplace services provider.
phs Teacrate is dedicated to delivering exceptional crate rental services in Croydon and beyond.
Fun Facts about Croydon
1. A Royal Borough
Croydon has a royal history dating back to the Middle Ages when it was granted a charter by King John in 1200. The borough's Coat of Arms features the mitre and crook, representing the Archbishops of Canterbury, who held considerable influence over the area for centuries.
2. Birthplace of Punk Music
Croydon is credited with playing a significant role in the birth of punk music. The famous punk band, The Damned, was formed here in 1976. Additionally, the punk rock icon, Siouxsie Sioux, grew up in the area and attended a local school.
3. Tramlink - An Eco-Friendly Transport System
Croydon is served by Tramlink, an innovative and environmentally friendly light rail system. It was the first tram system in London and has been operational since 2000, connecting various parts of Croydon and surrounding areas.
4. Home of Britain's First Airport
Croydon Airport, established in 1915, was the first international airport in Britain. It played a crucial role in the early days of aviation and was a significant air transport hub until it closed in 1959. Today, the airport's old control tower stands as a museum and a reminder of its aviation legacy.
5. The Crystal Palace: A Lost Marvel
In 1851, Croydon hosted the Great Exhibition, where the iconic Crystal Palace was erected to showcase the world's advancements in arts and industry. Although the original structure was destroyed by a fire in 1936, the area still bears the name "Crystal Palace."
6. A Diverse Culinary Scene
Croydon's multicultural population has led to a vibrant culinary scene, offering a wide range of international cuisine. From traditional British dishes to Indian, Caribbean, and Vietnamese delicacies, food enthusiasts will find something to satisfy their taste buds.
7. David Bowie's Connection
Croydon is part of music legend David Bowie's history. The iconic musician lived in the borough during his teenage years and performed in local venues before his rise to fame.
8. A Haven for Street Art
Croydon boasts an impressive collection of street art and murals. The famous street artist Banksy has left his mark here with some of his distinctive works, adding to the borough's artistic charm.
9. The Lunar House
The Lunar House, a well-known building in Croydon, houses the UK Visas and Immigration office. It became an iconic landmark due to its mention in immigration-related news and processes.
10. A Hub for Retail Therapy
Croydon is a shopaholic's paradise, with several shopping centers offering a wide range of retail options. Centrale and Whitgift are among the most popular shopping destinations, providing a delightful shopping experience for visitors and locals alike.