Maintenance & Equipment News for Churches, Schools and Leisure

your gateway to equipping and servicing communal buildings including: Church, School, Leisure, Conference Centre and Hospitality Sectors

Crown Wood Publications Limited, established in 1985, publishes online and traditional magazines, newsletters and supplier directories for the benefit of building and maintenance officers.

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Review the latest Suppliers Directories, full of professional companies, trades and craftsmen, artists and suppliers. Offering everything needed for the efficient and cost effective equipping and servicing of your venue.



Featured Articles

Church Featured Articles

In church governance

In church governance

John Truscott continues his new series on working with volunteers – but with a special twist. Each article will focus on one area of church life where volunteers serve rather than looking at volunteering in general. The series is designed for all church leaders. So...

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The Future is SMART

The Future is SMART

Suddenly, the matter of audio has raised its head again! Following Eric Thorn’s report on electronic digital screens versus traditional projectors and fabric screens, some of our supportive MEN readers provided some welcome and well valued feedback. They quite rightly...

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Solving the problem of heating old churches

Solving the problem of heating old churches

By Chris Kollmer M.D. of Jupiter Heating Systems Ltd In the 15 years (or so) since Jupiter Heating Systems arrived in the UK from Germany the company has transformed the approach to underfloor heating within the historic buildings market – specifically in respect of...

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Digital world is here to stay!

Digital world is here to stay!

So, it has come to pass! The intellectual technology and video conferencing generations have come of age! This is predominantly noticeable in the education sector, now…

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School Featured Articles

Introducing Airtame

Introducing Airtame

The wireless HDMI device that allows users in businesses and schools to stream content from any laptop or mobile device to a TV/monitor using a Wi-Fi network Danish specialist technology company, Airtame, today announce the UK availability of its HDMI streaming device...

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How risk-proof are your school’s IT systems?

How risk-proof are your school’s IT systems?

Kevin Robinson, Services Consultant at RM Education, examines some of the most potentially catastrophic situations schools could face, and presents practical solutions for minimising these risks 1. Your current technology is going out of date and you can’t afford new...

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I have been looking at your past magazines on the website to look for previous articles. Thank you for getting back to me. I have been on John Truscotts website and I have found the articles I was looking for (along with many others!). Thank you for replying so quickly and getting that sorted. Keep up the good work!

Administrator, Trafalgar Road Baptist Church

We recommend ‘Maintenance & Equipment News’ to all our parishes. It is an extremely informative and useful publication.

Duncan Green

Archdeacon of Northolt

Thanks for a very useful publication!

Mr P N Brooks

Church of the New Jerusalem

Thank you for the winner’s cheque. I appreciate this very much. I always enjoy tackling the crosswords as they are quite challenging and informative.

Clive Pearce

I just wanted to let you know how excellent your online publication is!

Drew Aitchison

Custodian of Bath Abbey

Yesterday I attended a day conference at Westminster Central Hall and at one of the breakout sessions a delegate from the north mentioned my articles re hymns and commended M&EN to the group – I introduced myself to him during a coffee break.

Reverend Eric Thorn

Free Church (Baptist) Minister and M&EN article contributor

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