Blog: About SOLD

Going for Gold: SOLD Accredited by AHOEC

Published: 10 Nov 2017

The team here at SOLD are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Gold Standard Award by AHOEC for all three of our outdoor education centres in Surrey: Henley Fort, Thames Young Mariners, and High Ashurst! Whilst we have achieved this award before, this year feels extra special due to the recognition of our continuity across the centres and our ‘one team’ approach...

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Published: 05 Sep 2017

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Volunteering Opportunities

Published: 23 Sep 2016

Are you looking for a volunteering opportunity in your spare time? Do you like to get into the outdoors? Or meet new people while making a positive difference to your local community?

If you have answered 'yes' to any of the above then how about becoming an estates management volunteer at Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development?

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Only first class customer service will do for SOLD!

Published: 03 Feb 2016

SOLD Staff The whole SOLD team have recently graduated from the WorldHost Customer Service training course that has been run at their outdoor education centre, High Ashurst, in Dorking.

Teams from catering, operations, facilities, business support and marketing have successfully completed the course run by WorldHost who are one of the leading companies working hard  to transform customer service standards across the UK.  While the SOLD team already put the customer firmly at the centre of everything they do, the teams have created action plans for each of their areas to improve the organisation's processes and procedures which will benefit their valued customers even further.

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Green Achiever Award for all our centres

Published: 23 Dec 2015

At SOLD we pride ourselves on being green and helping the environment where possible. As a result, this year for the Green Achiever Award we have progressed to 5 stars out of 5 for High Ashurst, 4 stars for Thames Young Mariners and remained at 4 stars for Henley Fort.

This is the fifth year that we have produced a self declaration of environmental commitment to the scheme for green businesses where we have identified and comply with all environmental legislation relevant to our business activities. Over the next 12 months we hope to improve on this further.

For more information about Green Achiever please visit their website.

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SOLD are Leatherhead and District Business Award winners

Published: 23 Dec 2015

Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development were nominated and selected as finalists in this year's Leatherhead and District Business Awards in the Sustainable Organisation of the Year category, sponsored by Unilever.

The Awards Ceremony Dinner took place on Monday 30 November and SOLD were announced as the winners in this category!

Sustatinable organisation of the year award

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