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14 08, 2019

Joining forces for new care home

2019-08-14T15:17:14+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

LIFT-OFF: Brambleside care home in Kettering

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) has been praised for work on the construction of a care home in Northamptonshire.

We worked on the Brambleside project in Kettering for our new client, Natta Building Company Ltd.

Many thanks to Project Manager Alberto Gomez who wrote to pass on his thanks to us.

Alberto said: “I just wanted to write to you to thank the great job you have done with us.

“Thanks for your efforts and help to help us to achieve our targets. Please pass on our gratitude to all concerned.

“All the best in your current and future projects and I hope to be working together again soon.”

Our role included the fabrication, supply and installation of 310 tonnes of pre-designed steel on a sloping site plus the supply and installation of 4,000 sq m of metal floor decking.

Care homes are among the many structures we design, make and construct across the UK, Europe and world.

This project also demonstrated our ability to […]

9 07, 2019

Clock ticking for Dorset Business Awards

2019-07-09T11:17:02+01:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: News, Uncategorised|Tags: |

The deadline for entries in the Dorset Business Awards is fast approaching.

There is less than month until the closing date of Friday August 2 for the 25th annual extravaganza, which is organised by the Dorset Chamber.

This year we are sponsoring the Excellence in Manufacturing and Engineering Award along with co-sponsor Atlas Elektronik UK.

The Excellence in Manufacturing and Engineering Award is for businesses that excel in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) sector.

Our managing director Simon Boyd said: “As we celebrate our centenary at REIDsteel, we know just how important manufacturing and engineering excellence has been to the success of our business.

“We also firmly believe in recognising achievement, which make us an ideal sponsor for this category in partnership with Atlas Elektronik UK.

“Manufacturing and engineering are bedrocks of the local and national economy, and it is vital that this sector receives the recognition and support it deserves.

“The Dorset Business Awards are a perfect way of doing this, and shining a spotlight on some of […]

21 06, 2019

Sean makes Caribbean connections

2019-06-21T11:40:42+01:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: News|

REIDsteel Business Relationship Director Sean Burchell told of our strong track record in the Caribbean at a top-level conference with leading diplomats in London.

He rubbed shoulders with High Commissioners and Governors at the British Expertise International (BEI) and Caribbean Council event in Mayfair.

Sean is pictured talking with British High Commissioner for Trinidad & Tobago Tim Stew and British High Commissioner for Guyana and Suriname Greg Quinn.

The annual Meet the Ambassadors event included speakers, information about trade opportunities for UK companies and networking.

Sean was able to tell High Commissioners about our clients and supply chain in the Caribbean, and also hear from them about the growth of the region’s economy and opportunities for trade.

He said: “This was a very worthwhile event and it was valuable to hear from the UK’s highest ranking diplomats about developments in the Caribbean.

“This echoed our own […]

10 06, 2019

Entries open for Dorset Business Awards

2019-06-10T14:05:26+01:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

We’re backing the Excellence in Manufacturing and Engineering category at this year’s Dorset Business Awards.

Entries have just opened for the 25th annual extravaganza, which is organised by the Dorset Chamber.

The prestigious contest recognises the best businesses, entrepreneurs, apprentices and employees in 12 categories.

The Excellence in Manufacturing and Engineering Award is for businesses that excel in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) sector.

It’s third consecutive year that we have supported the awards.

Our managing director Simon Boyd said: “As we celebrate our centenary at REIDsteel, we know just how important manufacturing and engineering excellence has been to the success of our business.

“We also firmly believe in recognising achievement, which make us an ideal sponsor for this category in partnership with Atlas Elektronik UK.

“Manufacturing and engineering are bedrocks of the local and national economy, and it is […]

6 06, 2019

REIDsteel flies flag for livery hangar

2019-06-06T14:49:50+01:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorised|

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) has won a new contract for a major hangar at a South East airport.

The firm is providing the design, fabrication and installation of steelwork & cladding for the replacement aircraft painting and livery facility which will also be able to accommodate larger aircraft at Southend Airport.

We started work on the site in early July. The new hangar will be used by Satys Air Livery Ltd for its exterior sealing, painting, spraying and engineering services.

REIDsteel will utilise its patented V-Brace tied segmented “Archspan” design for the 43m clear span structure being built with main contractor AW Hardy.

A W Hardy has been providing high quality construction services in Essex for over 60 years and says it is delighted to be working with REIDsteel on this […]

20 05, 2019

Centenary celebration is huge success

2019-05-20T14:42:40+01:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Reid Steel 100th anniversary celebration at The Captain's Club Hotel in Christchurch. Directors from left, Tim Cook, Tim Reid, Managing director Simon Boyd, Peter Reid and Richard Hanson

REIDsteel looked to the future as it celebrated its past at a glittering 100th anniversary party in Christchurch.

Directors of John Reid & Son Ltd (REIDsteel) held the centenary celebration for 300 members of staff, clients, suppliers and business associates.

Guests came from across the UK and around the world for the extravaganza, including Belize, Ghana, India, the British Virgin Islands and Mauritius.

The celebration at the exclusive Captain’s Club hotel included food, drinks, speeches, music, entertainment and a thrilling fireworks display.

It was held to mark 100 years of REIDsteel designing, fabricating and erecting steel structures throughout the UK and across the world following the firm’s foundation by Col John Reid in France in 1919.

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