Blood Donor extraordinaire and acoustic expertise

The intention of writing a weekly or thereabouts news comment on this website is to ensure than when our clients or prospective clients check out the website, they can see we are more than a hang and bang company. Most of the items on the list below relate to our AV installation work, however occasionally Continue Reading

Ossuary and other stories

Our week has once again been a bit of a mix, but began with Ben, our operations Manager installing some new radio microphones at St Leonards Church, Hythe in Kent. After he had finished the work he visited the crypt where there are a huge number of skulls and other body parts which have been Continue Reading

A week of educational work

The last week of August saw a flurry of various educational projects, installing projectors in one School in Lewes and SMART screens in another School in Lewes, then we fitted a SMART screen for Buxted Primary School and a Clevertouch in Danehill Primary School. We also fitted some Audio Frequency Induction Loop Systems (AFILS) in Continue Reading

A new member of our team

We are thrilled to announce that our engineering team has grown once again with the arrival of John Bidwell. John has joined us from Northbrook College based in Shoreham Airport, although he spent a year out working for a charity in Brighton. His first major role with the company will be to work alongside Ben Continue Reading

Another mixed week

This week began with one of our teams at the new Downs Leisure Centre Gym in Sutton Road Seaford connecting the gym equipment to a TV aerial which had been initially planned by another company who let Wave Leisure down at the last minute. We were contacted the day before the new Gym was due Continue Reading

Our Enterprise Partnership is launched

Today we are delighted that have hosted two visitors from the Institution of Engineering and Technology to complete a process which we began a month ago. Sarah Larkham, the Regional Development Manager for the IET visited us on 17th July and as part of her visit all of our engineering team completed application forms to Continue Reading

Education, Loops and Special Educational Needs

The weeks has been a bit of a mix for the company, with time spent testing a large number of Audio Frequency Induction Loops in Surrey as part of the annual maintenance for the County Council; An important sound system installation  for a local Special Educational Needs school and a strategic meeting with one of Continue Reading

Education and Church Installations

The last week has been a bit of a mix of various educational projects along with the end of an important Church installation. The team based in Brighton University has been working on the Brighton & Sussex Medical School Emergency Care Simulator, known as the METI Suite (Medical Education Technology Inc.). The photo shows the Continue Reading

A week spent training and learning

Once every three months we bring together the entire team of Ashdown AV with the intention of providing CPD and team building. This is important as some of our engineers do not spend more than an hour or two in the office each week, particularly when we are busy. On Monday we spent time refreshing Continue Reading

An excellent job well done

We are always thrilled when we get an email thanking us for our hard work, this message came from Peter Tomsett at St Thomas a Becket Church in a nearby village called Framfield. “Very many thanks indeed for the excellent job your colleagues made of installing the new screen in the church yesterday. May I also Continue Reading