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All of us at NDS would like to wish you and your loved ones a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

We’d like to thank our customers, suppliers and colleagues for all their support in 2023 and look forward to continuing to work with you all in 2024.


Our offices are closed on the 25th and 26th December, reopening at 8.30am on Wednesday 27th December.


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We are delighted to have retained our SafeContractor status for another 12 months. Reflecting our commitment to compliance the SafeContrator scheme requires a robust audit of our policies and procedures to check we are doing everything in a manner that is safe and efficient for our employees, customers and suppliers.

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Our offices will be closed on Monday 8th August as the nation comes together to celebrate the coronation of King Charles III. If you require assistance during this closure please email and we will endeavour to assist.

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We were saddened to hear the news of the death of Her Majesty the Queen. She has been a constant in all of our lives, her unwavering commitment to serving the nation will never be forgotten.

We are closing our office on Monday 19th September 2022 as a mark of Respect to her Majesty and our thoughts will be with the King and the rest of the Royal Family as they lay to rest their much loved mother, grandma, great grandma and matriarch of our nation.

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We’re really pleased to have been successfully re-audited by Alcumus Isoqar to ISO 9001 and ISO14001 in the last week. For the first time due to the current pandemic the audit was conducted virtually. Our management systems, procedures and reviews were praised as being thorough and robust. Our software systems allow for ease in identifying and collating documentation which in turn ensures that our records are kept y up to date, allowing us to be secure in the knowledge that we continue to operate within all of the legislative boundaries that our industry is guided by.

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As a key industry we have continued to provide our customers with essential services since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and to an extent it has been very much business as unusual during these very unusual times. In the last week we have undertaken another set of thorough risk assessments based upon the Governments updated guidance for our industry and are confident that we have procedures and policies in place to ensure the strictest hygiene and social distancing measures are followed at all times, keeping our employees, customers and suppliers safe. We will continue to evolve our offering as guidelines change but at all times we will adhere to Government advice.

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Every business that produces or transports dangerous goods must have a Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor who is on hand to make sure that they remain compliant with legislation. Some companies use the services of a consultant DGSA to overview their responsibilities. At NDS we like to hold the knowledge in house, so to ensure we have wraparound cover we now have two DGSA’s, with both our General Manager Jason, and our Ops Director Emma, recently passing the three exams required to be awarded their DGSA certification in All Classes by Road.

We work closely with our customers to classify and consign the movement of hazardous wastes, offering advice where necessary if your company could benefit from our in-house expertise please don’t hessitate to get in touch

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Integrated Management System


It is the policy of Northern Disposal Services Ltd to provide transportation and disposal services which fully comply with customers’ requirements.

The policy is designed to ensure Quality Management System (QMS) meets and continues to meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.

The policy provides a framework for establishing and reviewing quality objectives. Objectives will be set and reviewed on a regular basis.

The Quality Manual details QMS requirements.

All employees are made aware of the Company’s quality policy, objectives and procedures. They are trained to achieve Company work standards. They are required to inform management of activities, occurrences and conditions which put at risk service quality. Employees are responsible for observing quality policy provisions and carrying out their work in accordance with procedural requirements.

The QMS will be continually improved through the use of techniques and activities, including the setting and modification of objectives, which will be reviewed at service and management review meetings.

It is my responsibility to ensure the QMS is implemented efficiently and to ensure quality objectives and policy are regularly reviewed. I will seek to maintain the effectiveness of the QMS by ensuring staff adopt sound techniques of monitoring, control, audit and review.

The quality policy is appropriate to the purpose and context of the company and supports its strategic direction, provides a framework for setting & reviewing quality objectives, provides a commitment to satisfy applicable requirements and provides a commitment to continual improvement of the quality management system.

Signed ___J G Dickinson___
Managing Director

Date 10/5/2018


Northern Disposal Services Ltd will at all times achieve the highest level of environmental control.

The company will also ensure that it adheres to the Environmental Management Systems, Process Controls, and Procedures and strive to improve them continuously.

The Company are committed to applying Good Professional Practice throughout the organisation and to fulfilling a high standard of performance and the expectations of its customers.

All staff must familiarise themselves and regularly update themselves on the requirements of environmental management and are required to take a positive attitude to minimising the company impact on the environment.

The Company is totally committed to comply with ISO 14001: 2015 Environmental Management Systems – Requirements, (and all associated legislation and codes of practice,) and will at all times ensure that its own systems comply with all the requirement of that standard. This policy provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets.

The company is committed to continually improving the effectiveness of the environmental management systems, and to prevent pollution within the company working environment, and the protection of the wider external environment.

The environment policy is appropriate to the purpose and context of the company and supports its strategic direction, provides a framework for setting environment objectives, provides a commitment to satisfy applicable requirements and provides a commitment to continual improvement of the environment management system.

The environment policy will be made available on request to all parties interested in the performance of the company environmental management system, including the public.

Signed ____J G Dickinson____

Managing Director

Date 10/5/2018

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Latest fleet addition

At NDS we ensure our fleet is continually updated. With this in mind we have just taken delivery of our latest vehicle. It a 32 tonne GVW, Volvo FMX fitted with a Multilift system supplied by LGSE UK. This vehicle has been put straight out to work, looking after our West Yorkshire based customers.

We chose this vehicle because:-

  • Its robust cab has unprecedented ground clearance

  • It has been designed specifically to make driving easier and safer

  • especially relevant is the reliability that the Volvo brand offers

  • The vehicle has full Gold standard maintenance package, reducing downtime

  • The Multilift system is designed to pull on containers at a lower angle making it ideal for handling sludges

  • The metal mud wings offer increased durability

  • It is Fitted with front and rear facing cameras to assist the driver, hence making driving safer

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We are looking for customer focused HGV, C+E drivers, preferably you will hold an ADR in tanks and packages, although training can be given to the right candidate. We operate good quality equipment and provide full uniform and PPE alongside an attractive rate of pay with enhanced overtime pay and a company pension scheme. Based in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, the role involves nights out and overtime including occasional weekends when customers require our services. We would expect all applicants to have an in-depth knowledge of the Drivers Hours Rules and the Working Time Directive as we insist on full adherence to this legislation.

Please apply by email to or call 01924 492666 for an application form.