Reidsteel News2017-01-06T14:31:40+01:00

Centenary celebration is huge success

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, […]

By |May 20th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Centenary celebration is huge success

Samuel builds for future at REIDsteel

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Aspiring structural engineer Samuel Lucas designed his very own steel building on work experience with REIDsteel.

The sixth-former spent three weeks with us as part of his BTEC Level 3 engineering course.

He created his own steel framed building on cutting-edge software in the company’s drawing office before following his project through from beginning to end in every department.

Sam’s project culminated in a visit to a building site to see firsthand how structures are erected.

Samuel, 16, who goes to the Grange School in Christchurch, […]

By |April 15th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Samuel builds for future at REIDsteel

REIDsteel revs up for Jaguar Land Rover showroom

DRIVING SEAT: Artist's impression of new Jaguar Land Rover complex (Image: SRA Architects)
DRIVING SEAT: Artist’s impression of new Jaguar Land Rover complex (Image: SRA Architects)

REIDsteel, working with Midas Construction, part of the Midas Group, is to start on site for a new £12.3million Jaguar Land Rover dealership in Bristol.

We have provided design and manufacture expertise for steelwork, cladding and decking on the new Guy Salmon showroom at […]

By |April 3rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on REIDsteel revs up for Jaguar Land Rover showroom

REIDsteel celebrates century of success

ONE HUNDRED NOT OUT: Staff at John Reid & Son Ltd (REIDsteel) celebrate their centenary.

Our company – founded in 1919 by Colonel John Reid, whose first structures included aircraft hangars for the famous French aviator Louis Bleriot – this year celebrates its landmark centenary year.

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) linked up with the cross-Channel airman after he crash-landed in a field in France and used a cattle shed built by the firm to store his damaged aeroplane.

Today our business has become a leading international structural steel firm […]

By |March 25th, 2019|News|Comments Off on REIDsteel celebrates century of success

REIDsteel goes global with international award nomination

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John Reid & Son Ltd (REIDsteel) has been named as a finalist for the Solent 250 International Business of the Year title.

The Solent 250 lists the top private companies in the Solent and South Central region.

We will find out if we have claimed the International Business of the Year honour at the annual Solent 250 dinner and awards ceremony on April 2.

Our managing director Simon Boyd said: […]

By |March 22nd, 2019|News, Uncategorised|Comments Off on REIDsteel goes global with international award nomination

Simon adds steel to Chamber

STEEL: Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive Ian Girling welcomes REIDsteel managing director Simon Boyd to the board

REIDsteel’s managing director Simon Boyd has joined the board of Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry as a non-executive director

Simon joins as the chamber – Dorset’s voice of business – celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2019, while we mark our centenary this year.

Chief executive Ian Girling said: “Simon is a driven and astute business leader who will strengthen our already formidable board.

“We are thrilled to welcome him as a non-executive director as we continue […]

By |March 14th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Simon adds steel to Chamber

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