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Algar Air – Still Supporting You!

Our engineers are still on call to support your business during the coronavirus outbreak (the contact number remains the same 01142 432 347).

As you’d expect, we’re taking every precaution to protect your people and our team during callouts. But if you need us, we’re ready to help keep your compressed air equipment working.

Our office staff are now working from home so if you need any help, please call 01142 432 347 and we’ll do everything we can.

Thank you for your support, and stay safe.

Best wishes from all the team at Algar Air.
Please phone 01142 432 347.

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