We’re 5 today!
5 years ago today a very big step was taken and Trench Networks was born! Our single Outpost, painstakingly created, developed and built in a spare bedroom in our home has turned into hundreds of Outposts to bring Internet to sites up and down the UK and we are now on to our 6th generation of hardware.
We have come a long way since those days in our spare room and there have been so many highlights over the years. Here are just a few of them!
- Connecting hundreds of construction sites up and down the UK. From Lossiemouth in north Scotland to Plymouth in the far south of England.
- Securing a six figure investment from Mercia Asset Management and private investors.
- More than trebling our staff including apprentices.
- Proudly supported 2 apprentices through their apprenticeship journey and have just welcomed our third.
- Securing two of the largest construction companies in the UK as long-term clients.
- Multi-award winning including winning ‘Digital Construction’ at the 2020 Constructing Excellence North East Awards
- Developing our 6th generation Outpost, adding new features to address our clients key needs
We have a variety of clients from homebuilders and giant shed builders to Tier 1 contractors and are honoured to have supported a number of high profile sites. We are currently providing Internet to the teams building the Vaccine Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC) in Oxford, which has been pulled forward by 12 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
We’re also at NOMA, a speculative office development in Manchester for our clients at Bowmer +Kirkland which will offset carbon emissions from the development and sets a new benchmark for sustainability.
We are incredibly proud of how far Trench Networks has come, the team we have formed and the clients that we support. We have lots of exciting growth plans for the future, more technology that we are developing and are expanding our team. But for today we’re going to enjoy our cakes and a virtual celebration! I’ll leave you with what some of our wonderful clients have to say about working with us. #TeamTrench!
” Trench Networks are not just about the product being supplied, they provide engineering expertise to assist IT Teams in providing a solution for any situation. Their staff have been incredible to work with, and have fast become an extension to our own IT Team at the site network edge. I can’t recommend Trench Networks highly enough.” – Bowmer + Kirkland
““We’ve always struggled with providing reliable & fast internet connectivity to our new developments and sites where broadband infrastructure is not yet available. Traditional mobile hotspots always seemed to drop out and would never cope with the demands of multiple staff accessing online resources. We implemented Trench’s Outpost router which improved the performance & reliability immediately. You’ve really nailed this offering, it has saved us significant heartache across our sites” – Thirteen Group
“We have deployed Outpost across our sites and are delighted with the service and the technical support we’ve received from the team at Trench. Our site teams are able to video conference, share large files and communicate with suppliers without any issues. The performance improvements we recognise are a real and tangible benefit to business operations.” – ESH Group
“We simply could not have moved in without this solution from Trench Networks. They have saved us months of throwing money down the drain paying for empty office space whilst we wait to get the leased line sorted. I can’t recommend them highly enough and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to anyone looking for a temporary access solution. Their expertise and knowledge in Wi-Fi and the solution they have built is outstanding.” – Troocost.com