Northern Fan Services

Kitchen Ventilation and Extraction Systems

Centrifugal Fan Replacement – Manchester

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Centrifugal fan replacement in busy Manchester bakery.

This busy Manchester bakery contacted us as their existing fan was no longer worked sufficiently. Due to its age, a replacement was recommended. As the existing fan was no longer in production, we sourced and installed a compatible replacement with new speed controller.

Common signs your commercial extractor fan may need replacing:

  • Reduced extraction/suction.
  • Sudden change in noise/ fan operating noisier than usual.
  • Fan not starting up straight away or cutting out during service.
  • If your existing fan is 10+ years old.

To help prolong the life-length of your commercial extractor fan, keep up to date with an annual fan service and clean. At the appointment our engineers will:

  • Check electrical condition of motor
  • Test capacitor and replace if necessary
  • Replace bearings
  • Complete RPM check
  • Test speed controller and check compatibility
  • Remove and clean fan before re-fitting

Following the service and clean, you will be issued with a cleaning certificate which many insurance companies request as mandatory for your business insurance policy.

Give our friendly sales team a call on 01482 650100 or email sales@northernfanservices.co.uk. Alternatively, please complete a contact form here.

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Covid Safe Kitchen with Fresh Air Replacement

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Make your commercial kitchen Covid safe with a fresh air supply system.

The law pre-covid, stated that there must be an adequate supply of fresh air in any enclosed work space. This has not changed since the pandemic and is now, perhaps, even more important.

Due to the risk of aerosol transmission (when someone breathes in small particles in the air (aerosols) after a person with the virus has been in the same enclosed area), it is now more important than ever to have a fresh air supply to reduce that risk.

Aswell as reducing the risk of aerosol transmission, a mechanical fresh air supply system reduces CO2 levels in poorly ventilated, enclosed areas such as commercial kitchens.

Pictured above – an example of a recent fresh air supply system installed by our engineers at a hotel in Malton, North Yorkshire. Fitted into the external wall, the system comprises of a plate fan with 4 way diffuser, louvre and a replaceable filter to filtrate any bugs, dust and debris from outside.

Take a look at a recent publication by HSE detailing guidance for ventilation post-covid. Ventilation and air conditioning during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (hse.gov.uk). Now the hospitality industry is running as normal, it is essential we make kitchens as Covid safe as possible with fresh air supply systems.

Need a site survey to determine your kitchens ventilation needs? Call our team on 01482 650100 or fill out a contact request form here.

Gas Interlock Panel Repairs

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A gas interlock panel fault can interrupt the smooth running of a kitchen massively. A fault code on the panel is not always due to a fault with the fan/ extraction system. Sometimes this fault can be with the interlock panel itself.

Our expert team of engineers can quickly attend and determine what is causing the fault to get your system up and running.

An example of a quick repair above. This restaurant in York called as their interlock panel was showing a fan fault and cut off the gas supply right before a busy Saturday’s service. Our engineers attended the same day, getting the system back up and running temporarily before returning the next working day to replace the faulty panel.

Having issues with your gas interlock system? Give our team a call on 01482 650100 or email sales@northernfanservices.co.uk

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As well as this we also offer a wide range of services including fan repairs, fan replacements, fan service and cleans and full system installations. Covering a wide area including all over Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, parts of Northumberland, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. We can attend an emergency call out quickly and efficiently.

Next Day Emergency Fan Replacement

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Our team recently carried out this next day emergency fan replacement. This 560mm diameter Flakt Woods extractor fan was installed within a day of the initial breakdown at Double Tree Hilton, York. The original fan had gone down and it was determined that a replacement was necessary. Our team got the call late afternoon and engineers were on site to install the following morning.

We carry most brands, models and sizes of fans in stock. The quickest way to get a quote for replacement from us is to send us all the details from the manufacturers label on the fan when possible. This ensures our engineers come out with the correct replacement and that it is compatible with your system.

A fan breakdown is one of the most frustrating situations in a busy commercial kitchen. Don’t hesitate to give us a call and we can attend quickly and install either a same day or next day emergency fan replacement.

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Send us an email enquiry here to get in touch with our friendly sales team.

How to avoid a breakdown in the future?

  • Have your fan serviced regularly.
  • Have your fan cleaned every 6-12 months.
  • Report any issues, noises and reduced power immediately.

The extractor fan is the key component in any commercial ventilation system so it’s important that it’s carefully chosen and regularly serviced to ensure your business isn’t compromised by poor performance or interrupted by avoidable breakdowns.

We also clean and service fans and can offer a regular service contract should you require. Give our team a call to enquire – 01482 650100

Canopy and Duct Install at Water Park Café

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Canopy and System Install – The North Yorkshire Water Park asked us to install a new canopy they had purchased online. The canopy was an off the shelf product and did not come with any ductwork. We supplied the ductwork and attended site prior to install to decide the best extract route with the team there. With a busy business with a lot of footfall and customers moving around the building, it is always best to extract up through the roof wherever possible to direct any fumes away from customers. We manufactured a roof cowl to install above roof level to disperse the air.

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The quickest way to get a quote from us and to proceed with an install is to Watsapp kitchen pictures and cooking equipment details to 07927743336. The information we require is:

  • Pictures of the kitchen showing area extract system is to be fitted.
  • External pics showing outside of kitchen wall.
  • Full details of kitchen equipment including dimensions
  • Kitchen room height

We can then provide you with a free rough quotation. Once you are happy to proceed, our engineers will come out to complete a site survey. Then the system goes into production and installation can usually take place in 7-10 working days.

Extractor Fan Cleaning

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Annual extractor fan cleaning and servicing is an important part of running a commercial kitchen. It is a vital part of keeping your system running efficiently and is also a legal obligation. Insurance companies, Environmental Health Agencies and Fire Safety Officers will ask for evidence of regular extractor fan cleaning. We offer a full extractor fan clean and service and issue a cleaning certificate to you once this is complete. Should you require any photo evidence of this, please let our engineers know and they will also provide this.

Get in touch with our sales team to get a quote for your commercial extractor fan clean.

Our team will ask for photos of the fan and its location and a site address. That is really all we need to get you a quick quote over. Email us at sales@northernfanservices.co.uk or Watsapp this info over to 07927743336. We will work around your opening times to get this done quickly and efficiently with minimum disruption to your business.

The cleaning of your extract fan not only improves the overall hygiene of your kitchen but also decreases the fire risk. Your insurance wants to confirm that you are mitigating the risk of fire by cleaning your extraction system regularly, to prevent risk to people and property. 

As well as cleaning the fan, our engineers also service it, changing any parts necessary to prolong the life of the fan and keep your system working to its full potential.

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Tailor-made Extract System for Outdoor Kitchen

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This high quality, tailor-made extract system was designed and installed by our engineers for a beautiful outdoor kitchen at this gorgeous property. A custom, double skimmed, flue was installed to serve an outdoor pizza oven and a custom built stainless steel canopy was fitted to serve a gas barbeque. The canopy was made using DP2 fine grain stainless steel, the grain effect on all sides as this canopy is fully visible from all angles and we wanted it to be a real centrepiece of the kitchen.

Custom made stainless canopy in DP2 fine grain stainless steel
bespoke stainless canopy with filter bank and filters

The kitchen canopy has removable and washable, highly efficient grease filters and ductwork runs up through the roof with a roof cowl installed at roof level.

Whether it be for a special home project or a commercial kitchen, a tailor-made extract system is the way to go. It ensures that our system is specifically manufactured with your needs in mind. We understand that every commercial kitchen has its own unique needs when it comes to extraction and ventilation. All our projects undergo a full site survey prior to the design and installation of systems. Because of this, once we are at the manufacturing stage, we are able to install quickly knowing everything has been tailor made to fit your kitchen precisely. Our team are extremely proud of our ability to offer quick turn around times with both design and manufacturing. Manufacturing takes, on average, 7-10 days once a deposit is made.

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Need to contact us out of hours? Not a problem, visit our contact page here and complete a contact form. Or Watsapp us on 07927743336 with a brief description of what is is you need and as many pictures as possible.

Small Extraction Canopy for Metal Recycle Factory

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Our team manufactured and installed a small extraction canopy for a busy metal recycle factory. The canopy was built to extract fumes from a small furnace. An efficient and appropriately sized canopy was positioned and fitted over the furnace. This, combined with mechanical extractor fan and stainless steel spiral ductwork running up through the roof space and out of an external wall, was installed within a day.

An efficient extraction system is, now, more important than ever. This, combined with an efficient air replacement system, is essential in the prevention of Covid 19 and the protection of your work force. See the following article by HSE – Ventilation and air conditioning during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (hse.gov.uk)

We manufacture and install systems for all kinds of businesses including restaurants, cafes, takeaways, factories, schools and community centres. Have a look at our design and installation page Commercial Kitchen Extractor & Aircon Design & Install in Hull & Yorkshire (northernfanservices.co.uk) Our expert team will design a system completely bespoke to your business. We can also include noise reduction, odour control and fresh air replacement systems to your quote.

To get a quote for a new system please contact our sales team on 01482 650100 or email sales@northernfanservices.co.uk

You can also complete a contact form here: Contact Details | Phone Number | Northern Fan Services

Replacement 3 phase extractor fan

Replacement Fan for Textile Factory, Scunthorpe

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Replacement 3 phase fan installation at a busy Scunthorpe textile factory. The existing fan had been bespoke made to fit the large box ductwork system in place. Our engineers attended site to first source a modern replacement. Turn around time was around a week from first appointment to installation of new fan and invertor.

The system serves a large island canopy in the factory’s canteen and previous fan had broken down due to its age.

An efficient ventilation and extraction system is essential, now more than ever. A fan that is not regular cleaned or serviced can start to under perform, this will immediately affect air flow and ventilation within your business . Sometimes this can be a quick fix and a simple repair and/or adjustment to the system can correct things. Is your system not performing as efficiently as it should? Email our friendly sales team.

Need a fan repaired or replaced? Call us on 01482 650100. Our engineers pride themselves on quick turn around times and competitive prices.

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Full commercial kitchen canopy install.

Full System installation in Bridlington Pub

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We recently installed a brand new, bespoke made extraction system in this busy pub in Bridlington, East Yorkshire. The system comprised of a 3.7m x 3.8m ‘L Shaped’ stainless steel canopy. We also supplied and fitted a 560mm diameter 3 phase gigabox fan to serve the extraction, aswell as a 400mm plate fan to serve the fresh air replacement system.

An efficient extraction system is paramount for every commercial kitchen. Also, ensuring that the kitchen canopy is the correct size is essential. We will ensure that each system is made and installed within guidelines, whilst also keeping it as cost effective as possible for you.

Current UK guidelines for all HVAC systems in kitchens can be found here: https://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/cais10.pdf

Take a look at our canopies page: https://northernfanservices.co.uk/tailor-made-canopies/ showing our process for tailor made, stainless steel commercial kitchen canopies.

If you would like a quote or for us to come out and complete a site survey for your commercial kitchen, please call 01482 650100 or email sales@northernfanservices.co.uk. Our sales team are quick to respond and turn around times for quotations are fast.