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Newsletter | March 2018

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WELCOME to your Newsletter for March 2018

This newsletter has March Promotions Strikes & News...

Please don’t forget to enter your best picture for the Monthly Awards, the picture must be from the job or event you are working on at the time and if possible to show the Alpha Crew logo. Unfortunately, no enhanced pictures will be accepted. A winner will be announced at the end of every month.
Prize is £15.00.
And don’t forget the selfie of the month on Facebook.

...and the winner is: Martynas Kamsiukas

We have hidden a word in the newsletter and the first 5 People to find it and email us on the email below will receive £5.00. You must tell us exactly what the word is and where it is.
We had NO winner for the hidden word in February it was ‘SNOW’ and it was on the feedback from Zero Degrees. A new word has been hidden.

Don’t forget to get in touch with any comments or suggestions for future articles. We need your pictures too of jobs and other news. Just email and we’ll get back to you soon.


  • Uniform must be worn at all times. Jeans are NOT acceptable and strikes will be issused if you are on site in ANYTHING other than your ALPHA CREW UNIFORM.
  • Always keep the Crew Co-ordinator updated on your availability.
  • We now have a new email address for Recruitment if you know of anyone looking to join us please give them the new email address to send us their CV  Remember if they are successful and reach Level 2 you will receive a Bonus of £50.00
  • Cancellations not by Text you need to phone in.
  • Please note if you are unwell the night before a job please let us know then and not 2/3 hrs before the job starts.
  • Please let us know in advance if you would like to or need to visit the office.
  • For those of you on Facebook please join the Team Alpha Crew page as it is full of useful information.



Zak Evans
Artin Kalustian
Pius Yiga
Andrea Orabona
Andres Aldana Guzman

 to Level 1

Blake Rene
Zuri Jarret Boswell
Jimmy Dolan

to Level 3


3 Double Strikes

2 Single Strikes

1 Warning

2 Strike outs





Thank you to your crew members for coming in early on Sunday it was really helpful and they were great. Charlie

Carter@ Inca

Just wanted to drop you a quick note to thank you for the crew onsite, stand out guys for me were Manuel and Ed who made a brilliant team. Very keen guys, smart and reliable at all times often thinking ahead and planning what to do next without a great deal of management required. They both understood the job and worked really well together, I’m really pleased you were able to provide the same guys for each call, this consistency made my life much easier onsite. Please make sure Manuel and Ed receive our thanks.

Mark Connolly @ Inca

I recently had Andrew Mills on two of my jobs, one at 8 Northumberland Av and the other at Leicester Sq. He was willing to stay on an extra few hours at the Leicester Square install with another member of the team which was very helpful. On both jobs Andrew has been very prompt in looking for continuous work to ensure he remains active helping Easter the installation push forward. Andrew also has a good hand in controlling other members of the team and will organise crew in agreement with the crew chief to help get work completed. I wanted to mention his hard work and make you aware of his efforts.

Jim Dow @ Diagon

Hope you are well? I wanted to firstly say how delighted we were with both Magic and Marius on the installation of the Zoe Bradley windows for Pandora. They both did an excellent job, please pass on our thanks to them.

Gareth @ Zoe Bradley

I just wanted to write to say thank you to all of your Crew who worked with us for the install and derig of Lush in the Basement at Old Billingsgate from Saturday 10th to Saturday 17th February.

Zurab was leading the team throughout the install and was very helpful with the various tasks we threw at the team. He constantly made sure that the team were busy, making sure the appropriate people were leading or dealing with particular tasks.

He was careful to check in with me throughout the event updating me on progress and checking what else needed to be done. He was happy to help me with particular logistics, especially when it came to sharing workloads with the Alpha Crew team allocated to upstairs. Access to the basement wasn’t straight forward but Zurab kept on top of the truck logistics and organised his crew in a way that meant the whole install was very smooth and relaxed.

During the install we loaded 10 tonnes of sand into the basement and laid it out into a beach scene. The venue were very worried about the amount of mess this would make. Marcus ran this part of the install.

Marcus listened carefully to the way in which we proposed to minimise the mess and he lead his team in a clear manner, I was really impressed with how quickly it all happened and how controlled it was.

Zurab then ran the derig of the sand. Zurab was very clear with his team about how we were to manage the loose sand and I’m happy to say it went really well.

I was really pleased with the service your teams provided throughout the week, it was a pleasure to work alongside all of them.

Thank you
Dorrie @ Presentation Design Services Ltd

Just wanted to thank you for the guy’s onsite yesterday at One Horse guards. Colin and Martynas were as usual helpful and super keen throughout and formed a great team onsite yesterday. Please pass my thanks on to the guys.

Mark @ INCA

IOSH Training & Exam 8th March

Team Alpha @ Adidas HQ

The crew at Somerset House

Museum of Art, France

Premier of Tomb Raider with Diagon

Bosses meeting with the French crew.

Joke Of The Month

An Irishman named Paddy got a call from his doctor. “I’ve some bad news for you… you have cancer and it can’t be cured. I’d give you two weeks to a month.”

Paddy, shocked and saddened by the news, managed to compose himself. He saw his son who had been waiting. Paddy said, “Son, we Irish celebrate when things are good and celebrate when things don’t go so well. In this case, things aren’t so well. I have cancer and I’ve been given a short time to live. Let’s head for the pub and have a few pints.”

After three or four pints the two were feeling a little less sombre. There were some laughs and more beers. They were eventually approached by some of Paddy’s old friends who asked what the two were celebrating. Paddy told them that the Irish celebrate the good and the bad… he went on to tell them that they were drinking to his impending end. He told his friends, “I’ve only got a few weeks to live as I have been diagnosed with AIDS.” The friends gave Paddy their condolences and they had a couple more beers.

After his friends left, Paddy’s son leaned over and whispered, “Dad, I thought you said that you were dying from cancer. You just told your friends that you were dying from AIDS!”

Paddy said, “I am dying from cancer, son, I just don’t want any of them sleeping with your mother after I’m gone.”


A blonde was a bit overweight so doc put her on a diet. "I want you to eat regularly for 2 days, then skip a day and repeat this for 2 weeks, next time I see you, you'll have lost at least 5lb's". When she returns, she's lost 4 stone. Doc asks "Wow, Did u do as I said?” The blonde nods. "I'll tell you though, I thought I was going to drop dead that 3rd day. “From hunger?" asks the doc. "No," says the blonde, "from skipping!!"


Loic de Lapeyre de Bellaire 1st April
Joseph Brayn (Birm) 11th April
Mark Howard George (Birm) 17th April
Jonathan Larden (Birm) 20th April
Simon Barton 21st April
Jerson Restrepo Grajales 22nd April
Adam Taylor 23rd April
Paul Colins (Birm) 23rd April
Mehmet Musa 24th April
Nathan Mweemba (Birm) 28th April


Crew man for the Month of March goes to Zuri Jarret Boswell. Thank you for all your hard work it’s much appreciated. Well done. Please pop into the office to collect your Leatherman.


Bon Voyage!!

We would like to take this opportunity to wish Roxanne a fond farewell and wish you all the best on your travels, Thank you for all your hard work with Alpha, you will be sorely missed by all.



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