F1 in schools is an initiative which is designed to help change the perceptions of science, technology, engineering and maths. The idea is to create a fun, fast paced learning environment for young people between the ages of 9-19 to get a taste of what careers in engineering, Formula One, Science, Marketing and Technology have to offer. The initiative involves students designing, building and racing their own scale model cars in a series of rounds which culminates in a national championship, held at Silverstone. We were delighted to learn that... Read More
From July 2018 onwards, Jupiter Blue has pledged to support three well-deserving charities, one of which is the Friends of Humanity Girls Hostel for Jipe Moyo Secondary School project. It has two aims: to construct a hostel for vulnerable female pupils at risk of sexual abuse, and to drill water at the school site to give the pupils and teachers a local source of clean water. The Jipe Moyo Secondary School is in rural Tanzania, with the majority of its pupils coming from poor backgrounds. The local culture is not... Read More
Our current site has served us well for almost six years. During this time we’ve listened to customer feedback and introduced numerous features to improve customer service. These range from delivery countdown timers so you know when you should receive your order as well as our bespoke product calculator which allows custom size access panels to buy priced immediately and bought online. The way we all use the web is evolving, from increases in using mobile devices to the introduction of voice search. As such we need to evolve our... Read More
We will be closed from 2pm on Friday 23rd December and open again on Tuesday 3rd January. Orders placed during this time will be despatched on Tuesday 3rd January. Please note our production facility will also close during this time. Orders for Made to Measure Loft Hatches (Click here to view range) and Bespoke Access Panels (click here to view range) ordered after 12 noon on Wednesday 14th December will be delivered on or around 15th January. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Jupiter Blue Team
It was disappointing, but not surprising to hear the BBC report into fake reviews of online companies on 18.06.15.The report uncovered companies using fake reviews to mislead customers. Any reputable company looking for repeat business will always go out of their way to ensure customers are happy and won’t need to pay for people to write fake reviews. To ensure transparency we decided to use an independent company (Trustpilot) for all our customer service reviews due to their robust platform and significant efforts to eliminate fake reviews. Their system works... Read More
In 10 days time, stage one of the world’s biggest sporting event finishes within a couple of miles of our office. To give an insight into what it makes the event so special we’ve compiled ten interesting facts. 1) The 2014 tour is the 101st edition of the race. The first edition of the race was held in 1903 as a publicity stunt to sell newspapers. 111 years on, it’s the world’s biggest sporting event. The newspaper in question, L’Auto was originally printed on yellow paper, hence the colour of... Read More
Just a quick post to reassure you that our website has not been affected by the SSL ‘Heartbleed’ bug which has hit the news this week. This is because we have Transport Layer Security disabled. In addition we use an unaffected version of OpenSSL (which is an open source tool used to implement online security protocols).