Ashdown Audio Visual is proud to be an Enterprise Partner of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). We were the first audio visual company in the UK to seek Enterprise Partners status. The IET is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions with over 168,000 members in 150 countries. It is working to engineer a better world by inspiring, informing and influencing its members, engineers and technicians, and all those who are touched by, or touch, the work of engineers
We were delighted to be granted ISO 9001 status in 2015.This accreditation which is re-assessed on an annual basis provides a framework for companies who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customers’ requirements, and that quality is consistently improved. This standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, and our continual commitment to improve the service we provide. If you would like to more about what the ISO 9001 covers, please contact us.
Ashdown are a dynamic audio-visual engineering company with a highly experienced team of designers and engineers. We are committed to ensuring our staff benefit from the best training we can organise, enabling us to work as effectively as possible for our clients.
We focus primarily on developing technical competence and building long-term relationships with our clients.
Every one of our engineering staff is a skilled professional in their area of discipline. We are committed to maintaining a caring, listening attitude towards our clients and the skilful application of appropriate technology. Our clients are our most important asset and we’re serious about pleasing them.
Our skill set includes sound, vision, lighting, IT (hardware and software), radio, electrical and mechanical engineering, and we enjoy the challenge of building systems around real people using the best technology available.
We also believe it is vital to demonstrate our partnerships with the best manufacturers and suppliers of Audio Visual equipment that is available in the UK. The following reflects some of this training and these partnerships.
We are delighted to be the first Audio Visual Company in the UK to be accepted as an Enterprise Partner by the IET who are a body that help to improve the standing of Technicians and Engineers across the world. They provide training and educational resources for people at all levels of the engineering profession.
Four of our engineers are members of ISCE registered on the Hearing Loop Assessment Scheme which judges them to be competent and trained in the latest techniques and practices for installing Audio Frequency Induction Loop Systems (AFILS).
Ashdown Audio Visual is an accredited platinum reseller for the Extron range of electronics. Most of our engineers and technicians along with Peter Roe (MD) and Ian Chisnall (Sales) have qualified as AV Associates and Mark Faulks is also one of the few Authorised Programmers in the UK which means we can supply and programme the entire range of Extron products.
In partnership with Televic Education, Ashdown AV is one of only two UK distributors for AVIDAnet®Live Interactive Learning Systems which allow lecturers and teachers to make fuller use of their ICT facilities, in particular for the teaching of Modern Foreign Languages and electronic music equipment such as keyboard.
We have been an accredited reseller for the Sahara Clevertouch range of products for many years. Clevertouch is an interactive touchscreen system used in Schools, Universities and a wide range of training settings. We are very experienced in its use and have a strong relationship with the team at Sahara.
The first interactive classroom based product we were ever asked to supply was a Promethean Activboard. Since then we have supplied their ranges of boards and panels on many occasions. We are delighted that earlier on in 2017 they agreed to appoint us as a Silver partner to help us to promote the Promethean brand and in recognition of our commitment to their brand.
Ashdown AV is an accredited reseller of the Montage wireless presentation system that connects multiple attendees to a main meeting room display fast and efficiently. With the Montage Wireless Presentation System ‘passing presenter control’ becomes a thing of the past, everyone’s contribution is available as and when it’s required.