01 JUL 2016

'Keeping the Barbie hot is just the tip of the iceberg' says MP Helen Grant

Helen with Harry Saunders (Distribution Transport Supervisor) Jake Holden (Work Experience Student from Cranbrook School) and Paul Blacklock (Head of Strategy & Corporate Affairs) at the Calor Gas Depot in Cranbrook, Kent

Helen Grant MP visited the Calor depot at the old station in Cranbrook. 

Cranbrook Calor Gas Centre is well known by local people as a supplier of gas bottles for the Barbie, but few realise its importance as a strategically important major distribution centre for a much wider range of users where a mains gas supply is not available; agricultural businesses, garden centres, building sites, fisheries, road marking services, holiday parks and sports centres to name a few.

Calor are also fundamental in keeping our Airports operational, providing Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) for many of the support vehicles working in all weathers and conditions.

Helen said: "Looking after the needs of local businesses is an important part of the role of a local MP and I am always pleased to visit firms to learn of their contribution to the local economy and to help them wherever I can.

Calor have asked me for some help in progressing some regulatory problems and I will be pursuing these issues with the appropriate ministries."

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