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Rich to Walk Hadrians Wall for Little Hearts Matter…

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Paul Richards ‘Rich’ @ Pedigree Pens Ltd. will be walking the entire 84 mile length of Hadrian’s Wall within 3 days to raise money for the charity Little Hearts Matter. He will set off with 3 friends on the 12th October from Bowness on Solway and finish at Walls End on the 15th October.

For this challenge Rich will be raising money for the charity Little Hearts Matter. This is a charity close to his heart as his nephew Louie (who is now 7) was born with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome and has undergone 3 heart operations already.

Little Hearts Matter offers support and information, and raises awareness of those affected when a child has only half a heart, due to conditions such as Complex Pulmonary Atresia, Tricuspid Atresia, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) or Double Inlet or Outlet Ventricle.

Rich is hoping the charity trek will raise awareness of Louie’s rare condition and will raise some much needed money to support this wonderful charity.

It is very easy to donate, which can be done via this website:

You can also donate by texting: HWCH50 £5 to 70070

(You can change the amount to £1, £3 or £10 and donate a maximum of £30 a day).

Thank you for reading…good luck !


Saltburn Animal Rescue Association, Redcar

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Press Release

Press clipping is taken from the © Evening Gazette, Friday, April 27th, 2012.

Installation of the cattery construction for the Saltburn Animal Rescue Association was completed on the 20th April and is already attracting the attention of the press.

Purrfect for Moggies Like Me….(Click the image below to enlarge)

SARA Press Coverage























A note to tell you how delighted we are…


















For more information on the Saltburn Animal Rescue Association please visit their page on our site: 



Leasing Your Cattery…

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** Following 25% deposit with confirmed order 

Lease UK in association with Pedigree Pens Ltd can often arrange finance for their Boarding Catteries.  As specialist Finance Brokers, with access to over a dozen funders of high repute, you will always be assured of a competitive rate and a complete absence of bureaucracy.

Lease UK will personally take over all the arrangements for you, steering your transaction through the ‘red tape’ and completing all the necessary documentation, liasing with the Supplier and Funder alike, to ensure a smooth speedy transaction, leaving you free to get on with your practice.





Monthly Weekly Daily
Rental (plus VAT) £270.00 £ 62.31 £ 8.90
Less Tax Relief at, say, 22% £  59.40 £ 13.71 £ 1.96
Net Cost to Lease £210.60 £ 48.60 £ 6.94

The rentals above are excluding VAT and payable monthly in advance by Direct Debit.  100% of the rental can be offset against tax as a business expense.  VAT on the monthly payments can usually be recovered in the usual way.

For further information, contact Tim Gammon at LeaseUK

Tim Gammon and LeaseUKare licensed intermediaries under the Consumer Credit Act and their business is introduced to funders of high repute, subject to acceptance.

These facilities are for business purposes only.

Why Not Lease Your Cattery…

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Leasing is not a second rate alternative to paying by Cash!  It is often the very best way to acquire the up to date assets you need; a fact appreciated by some discerning buyers, to mention a few: –

A recent survey conducted for the UK Leasing Industry found that….

95% of The Times Top 100 Companies, and

85% of all Accountants, and

80% of Local Authorities inEngland&Wales

….regularly take advantage of the benefits of leasing, to acquire a wide range of assets.  This is no accident or coincidence.


  • No Capital Outlay

“Cash is King” it is said, a maxim fully recognised by the practise of leasing, which removes the need to tie up cash resources in a rapidly depreciating asset; freeing-up capital that may be better invested elsewhere in your business.  Leasing allows you to treat the acquisition of new equipment as revenue, rather than as a capital expense.

  • Increased Profitability

Each and every asset acquired for your business demands a payback.  By deferring the acquisition costs, leasing new equipment is an ideal way to accelerate the return on your investment.

  • Maximum Tax Allowances

Under a leasing agreement the total amount of all rentals payable can be fully offset against your Corporation Tax liability in each financial year.  This uniquely enables you to write off the full costs of acquiring new equipment over its expected working life (perhaps only 3 years for high tech. Equipment).

Compare this for Tax purposes to outright purchase, which only permits Writing Down Allowances on a Reducing Balance basis, and it will take 7 years to write off 90% of the same acquisition costs (even if you qualify for a 50% First Year Allowance under the Government’s current S.M.E Scheme)!

It may be for this single reason alone, that over a third of all capital equipment purchased in the UK is now leased.

  • Ease of Budgeting

Unlike some other forms of finance, where interest rates fluctuate, leasing rentals are fixed for the duration of the agreement.  This allows you to budget in complete confidence that costs will not escalate.

  • Another Line of Credit

Our leasing facilities are dedicated to the equipment concerned and no other form of security is normally required.  Our facilities are likely to be outside your existing borrowing capabilities and therefore represent a very useful additional source of finance.

  • Easy to Upgrade

The valuable working life of many assets can be hard to predict.  Given the pace of technology advancements, any finance arrangement must be flexible enough to accommodate these developments.  Our leasing companies therefore expect and anticipate the need to provide you with replacement or additional equipment and will gladly quote the rental for a new Agreement, which will automatically extinguish the liabilities under the existing arrangement.

Read more by clicking here or Contact Tim Gammon at Lease UK for more information.

Office & Garden Room

Office and Garden Studios

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Pedigree Pens Ltd. now offer a range of Office and Garden Studios. Whether you require an office or reception area or simply want a garden room, we have a range of buildings and colour options to suit.

As featured in the Garden Room Guide:

Office and Garden Room

Our buildings are available to the general public as stand-alone rooms or make the perfect addition for cattery or kennel owners.

Office & Garden Room

Our Office and Garden buildings do not usually require planning permission (although you should always check with your local planning department) and can be easily fixed to a concrete base. Why not let our experienced team install the room for you.



About our Rooms….

Constructed to the same exacting standards as our catteries, the rooms are built using the finest of materials:

* 70mm PVCu framework

* Heat Reflective Athermic 16mm Polycarbonate Roofing.

* Fully Insulated Walls Containing 28mm Panel.

* Fully Insulated Ceiling Containing 28mm Panel with Cavity Above.

* x 2 Leaded Top Opening Windows Containing Double Glazed Toughened Safety Glass.

* Multi-point Locking Entrance Door Containing 28mm Panel with Leaded Double Glazed Unit to Top.


We have a range of finishes available upon request:

* A Choice of 5 Different Colour Options for the Panels (please note: the PVCu Framework remains white).

Colour Swatch Office Room






* A Choice of 2 Woodgrain-on-White Finishes to the Panel and PVCu Framework. Choose from either Mahogany on White or Light-Oak on White.





For more information and prices on our finishes, please Contact Us

Sizes and Prices…

Our standard rooms are available in 3 sizes but we can manufacture to bespoke sizes if required:

Sizes and Prices for Office Room in White

Depth Width Price
2M (6ft 6in)* 3M (9ft 10in)* £5,890 + delivery, installation and VAT
2M (6ft 6in)* 4M (13ft 1in)* £6,750 + delivery, installation and VAT
2M (6ft 6in)* 5M (16ft 4in)* £7,610 + delivery, installation and VAT

* Measurements in ft and in are approximate.

Please Contact Us for prices of our colour panels and woodgrain frame and panel options

Delivery and installation is typically c. 13% of the cost but may vary depending upon your location.

A level concrete base should be provided prior to installation. The base should stand c. 75mm (3 inches) into the ground and 75mm (3 inches) above and have a damp proof membrane.

For more information please Contact Us