Maintenance & Services

DCE is one of the North-West’s leading Independent Companies in providing a complete range of maintenance services and reactive repairs to all commercial kitchen equipment and educational machine tools equipment.

Our Work & Our Clients

Currently, we work in close to 700 schools and colleges throughout the North West whether it’s through facility management companies, local authorities, independent schools or archdiocese we can provide you with a first-class maintenance and reactive call out service to all your kitchen and workshop appliances.

All our services come with full reports, either electronic or on paper, which contain individual machine detail and certification.

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Heath & Safety

DCE Engineers have Gas Safe, NICEIC and REFCOM accreditations which covers all of the gas, electrical and refrigerated appliances in school/commercial kitchens and domestic science/food technology rooms. All our fully trained and experience engineers also apply the BS4163:2014 standard which is the Code of Practice for Health and Safety for Design Technology in schools.

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F-gas Certified
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Annual Service

A typical catering equipment annual service by DCE would include the following checks:

  • Test safety controls
  • Calibration of thermostats
  • All electrical components
  • All gas components
  • Installation conformity to current standard and regulations
  • Gas pressure is correct
  • Combustion
  • Extraction and Ventilation
  • Gas interlock and proving system
  • Gas emergency shut-offs and labelling

Annual Service

A typical D&T Workshop annual service at £16/Item would include the following:

  • Clean/Vacuum machine
  • Visual inspection of the machine
  • Lubricate moving parts and grease points (if applicable)
  • Operational check of machine, stop buttons and safety equipment (guards/switches)
  • Earth continuity check
  • Carry out minor repairs
  • Check operation of Room emergency stop and Room Signage
Multi-Service Discounts The more you buy the more yousave

DCE offer multi-service discounts, so the more your hire us to do for you, the more discount we give you!

If you use us for more than one service, we could offer you a discount of up to 20% off our normal costs.

This can result in considerable savings and help you with future budgeting. If you need any maintenance services please feel free to contact us for a free, no-obligation quote.

Upto 20% OFF When you use more than one service
We have been working with DCE Commercial for several years and during this time have consistently provided us with a high level of service to both Casserly Property Management and the schools within our managed portfolio. I would have no hesitation in recommending DCE to any of my peers!
David Loxam BSc (Hons) Casserly Property Management
We can rely on DCE to take the stress away from our Catering staff by attending to all our catering equipment emergencies as soon as practically possible.
Michelle Taylor Halton Borough Council
As part of our statutory compliance testing and maintenance service to Schools, we have found DCE able to provide a responsive and efficient service to meet the needs of Schools in the North West.
Andrew Dutton Arcadis
Over the Years that we have used the services of DCE we have found them to be extremely efficient, reliable and friendly to deal with. I would have no hesitation in recommending the services of DCE to other schools or academies
Darren Boden Salford City Academy
Williams Refrigeration has developed an outstanding relationship with DCE Commercial for supplying reliable, practical and energy-saving refrigeration for all areas of the public sector for over 4 years - including schools, colleges, universities, hospitals and others” “DCE` competent service arm backed up by a comprehensive showroom of Williams products and stock means that the integral part of a kitchen, Refrigeration, means fast replacement of cabinets to ensure a seamless catering operation for their clients.
Dave Wynn Williams Refrigeration
As a leading supplier of Commercial Catering Equipment into Schools, Falcon Foodservice Equipment are always keen to work alongside professional companies as a route to market in this sector.
For the last 3 years, Falcon has worked together with DCE in such sites across the North of England, ranging from Primary schools to High Schools and Colleges.
Sean Finnerty Falcon Foodservice