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Ashdown AV has enabled a Medical School to extend its teaching

At the beginning of October, Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) become the first UK based medical school to live stream a human dissection as part of their new virtual teaching technique. This event which was explained on their website enabled the School to extend its provision of anatomy along with surgical teaching and training. The Continue Reading

A high profile end to 2019

Our engineers work hard most days of the year and their work is often very hidden from public eyes, however earlier this month we installed phase one of an Audio System into a Church in Croydon called Croydon Minster and on Christmas Eve the place of worship will be the location for the BBC One Continue Reading

The Barn now has a door that can be bolted

Frame farm which is situated in Kent’s High Weald area of outstanding natural beauty is owned by Tim and Deana Maw who have transformed the old and derelict Grade II listed barn into a lovely venue to provide a setting for weddings, parties and events with every convenience for private or corporate clients. The two Continue Reading

A great start to 2019

At the beginning of this year we have had a number of exciting activities taking place, the one in the photo is less to do with our hard work and everything to do with the marking of Christmas and the New Year. One of our annual activities is to invite all of our staff and Continue Reading

HM The Queen visits one of our newest installations

At the beginning of December, within a matter of hours after we had finished the installation Her Royal Highness paid a visit to the Coram QE 2 building to see if we had done a good job given that the building is named after her. Although she did not speak to any of our team, Continue Reading

Our MP gets us a mention in AV Magazine

On the 9th November we were visited by Nusrat Ghani who is our local MP and also is the Minister with responsibility for the Year of Engineering. Her visit was very helpful in terms of giving us an opportunity to promote our work and our concern regarding the need for new Apprenticeships to be formed Continue Reading

The start of a new Term

We were delighted to be told that one of our educational clients, the Institute of Development Studies at University of Sussex had identified a new space in their building to be turned into a teaching space. The job was carried out over the Summer and finished well in time for the Term. The room was Continue Reading

The value of Alexa in some of our clients homes

We rarely work at weekends, but on Saturday a small part of our team were kept busy integrating Amazon Echo Alexa in the home of one of our clients. The Home Cinema and Home Automation systems all now respond to our clients voice, enabling the family to control all of the elements including the swimming Continue Reading

A busy week on so many fronts

Some weeks at Ashdown Audio Visual it seems as if everything is a matter of minor bits all adding up to our whole, in other weeks such as this week we end up with a series of major pieces of work and one wonders how we manage to achieve so much in such a limited Continue Reading

Did we get a chance to meet with Shrek?

Its rare for our teams to travel outside of the South East, but also relatively rare when we get the chance to work on literally our own doorstep. This week bizarrely has seen us achieving both extremes. Whilst one of our teams led by Ben Cottingham has been up in Blackpool working on one of Continue Reading