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  1. January 08, 2020

    Exhibiting at London Model Engineering Exhibition – Stand 41

    The Allendale Group team are looking forward to another year of exhibiting at the London Model Engineering Exhibition on 17th – 19th January 2020. Held at London Alexandra Palace, it’s going to be a big one with over 2,000 models on display. We are excited to see the full spectrum of modelling, from traditional model engineering through to the more modern gadgets including trucks, boats, aeroplanes and helicopters, as featured on “The One Show”.

    This is a great day out for all of the family, if you’re an experienced hobbyist or a keen beginner, then this show is perfect for you. There will be lots on offer at our stand (Stand 41), showcasing our Machine-DRO, Allendale Ultrasonics, Cases and Enclosures and lots more products including an exclusive feature of our new measuring tools range, M-SURE.

    Come and visit our Technical Product Specialists on Stand 41, we look forward to seeing

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  2. January 06, 2020

    2 mins with Phil Cadman – Employee Spotlight Questions

    We caught up with our newest member of the team, Phil the Engineering Products Manager, and asked him some questions about himself. This is what we asked, along with Phil’s answers:

    How long have you been working at the Allendale Group?
    3 months

    When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
    Civil Engineer (don’t ask)

    What’s one hobby you’d love to get into?
    Keeping a bird of prey

    What’s your most used emoji?
    Thumbs up

    What’s your favourite sport to watch and which team?
    Rugby - Leicester Tigers

    What’s your favourite movie?
    Forest Gump

    Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
    None that I can say on here, NO

    What’s your biggest pet peeve?
    Listening to other people eat

    What’s your guilty pleasu

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  3. January 06, 2020

    How to Safely Travel with your Gun

    It can be a stressful journey when you’re travelling with your gun to a shooting holiday for example, with the various legal requirements and strict airline rules that you have to abide to. If you have already travelled with your legalised gun in the past, we’re sure you have many stories to tell of the difficulty and inefficiency of the whole journey.

    Although, when you’re travelling with your shotgun/rifle, you may have enjoyed the odd hassle-free occasion when you’ve encountered knowledgeable airport security staff that understand the difficulties that you may have faced in the past. It’s always helpful to understand the laws that come with travelling with a gun, such as fundamental international and national legal requirements, individual airlines and airports that may have their own rules and guidelines. With any international flight, it’s worth checking out the Transport Security Administrat

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  4. December 18, 2019

    Our Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

    We are at one of the busiest periods of the year and it's always important to know what our operating hours will be during the festive season. If you have any questions about our opening & closing times during Christmas and the New Year, please contact our team on 01992 450 780 or sales@allendale-group.co.uk.

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  5. December 13, 2019

    Secret Santa on Christmas Jumper Day

    We’re feeling festive today as our staff have taken part in Christmas Jumper Day and we have also given out everyone’s Secret Santa gifts, with our Chinese office also involved this year. We even had the man himself giving out the Secret Santa gifts, as well as making use of some of our products (see our Instagram pages).

    Keep up to date with our festivities and latest news & offers by subscribing to our Marketing emails on our dedicated stores.

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  6. December 12, 2019

    Don't Miss Out - Last Christmas Deliveries

    The Christmas period is always very busy and to ensure you get your last-minute Christmas orders in, we have published our final Christmas delivery dates in time for you to receive your goods before the big day.

    If you have any questions, please contact our team by visiting our contact us page here.

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  7. December 09, 2019

    How to Cut Pre-cubed Foam (Video)

    We’ve created a short step-by-step video tutorial on how you can customise your pre-cut cubed foam block, to precisely fit your contents in an organised fashion. The method is easy and you can do it in minutes, the tools we’ve used have also been included in the video description, linking to the product pages.

    Click here to watch the video

    Contact our Technical Product Specialist on 01992 455926 for more information.

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  8. December 03, 2019

    Allendale Group for Retailer of the Year? - Love Hoddesdon Business Awards

    We are excited to know that the Love Hoddesdon Business Awards 2019 are now live and we want to add to our successful East Herts of the Year 2019 award.

    Vote for the Allendale Group in the Retailer of the Year category today and help us end an amazing year in the best way possible, for our staff and our fantastic customers across all 165 countries we deliver to. Applications take less than a minute to complete, please vote by clicking here.

    These awards celebrate and showcase the diverse businesses in Hoddesdon Town Centre. We would really appreciate your help and it would mean a lot to everyone, votes close on 31/12/19.

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  9. December 02, 2019

    2 mins with Joanne Murphy – Employee Spotlight Questions



    Find out a little bit more about a member of our Customer Support team, Joanne Murphy, as we catch up with her and asked some questions about herself. This is what we asked, along with Joanne’s answers:

    How long have you been working at the Allendale Group?
    3 months

    When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
    Popstar

    What’s one hobby you’d love to get into?
    Dance

    What’s your most used emoji?
    Blushed smiley face

    What’s your favourite sport to watch and which team?
    I don’t watch sports but like watching boxing

    What’s your favourite movie?
    Pretty Woman

    Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
    Not rea
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  10. November 28, 2019

    Enter Our Christmas Crafts Competition

    T’is the season to be creative and we have a fantastic opportunity for you to make this Christmas extra special by offering you the chance to WIN a £25 Voucher to spend across any Allendale Group store. All you have to do to enter is send us a picture of your creative Christmas crafts/cards, it's that easy.

    You can submit your Christmas Crafts picture to our social media pages by mentioning us and adding #AllendaleXmas to the post. Alternatively, you can email your entry to sales@allendale-group.co.uk.

    Anyone can enter (the more the merrier) so please share our competition with families and friends! Winner will be announced on Thursday 2nd January 2020, so follow us on social media to see who the lucky winner is. Follow the Allendale Group today: Twitter |

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