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

High-calibre appointment for REIDsteel board

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) Contracts Director Dario Di-Felice

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) has strengthened its board with a new director as it follows ambitious growth plans.

The £30m turnover business has promoted Dario Di-Felice from Head of Contracts to Contracts Director as the 130-strong company builds for the future.

Christchurch-based REIDsteel provides ‘pre-construction to completion’ services for all kinds of steel structures from design, fabrication and supply to erection – including cladding, glazing and doors where required.

Managing Director Simon Boyd said: “Dario is a superb professional who brings immense experience to the board.

“He has played a critical role in helping REIDsteel successfully negotiate the challenges brought about by the pandemic and will be indispensable as the business follows ambitious growth plans in the […]

By |August 25th, 2021|News|Comments Off on High-calibre appointment for REIDsteel board

REIDsteel unveils major new redevelopment plans

NEW ERA: An artist’s impression of how REIDsteel redevelopment may look – for illustrative purposes

Global structural steel firm John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) has today announced major new redevelopment plans in Dorset.

The £30m turnover company aims to build a modern, cutting-edge manufacturing facility along with new offices in Christchurch.

Including landscaping and environmental improvements, the scheme is proposed for REIDsteel’s home of more than 50 years in Reid Street and an adjacent site formerly occupied by Peeks Party Store and Monkey Madness soft play centre.

REIDsteel, which employs more than 130 people, has launched a consultation programme today to seek the views of the community and other stakeholders before submitting a planning application.

Simon Boyd, managing director of REIDsteel, said: “As a local business of many […]

By |July 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on REIDsteel unveils major new redevelopment plans

REIDsteel spans Atlantic for Belize government offices

REIDsteel has designed, made and supplied structural steel, cladding and glazing for for the government of Belize for the new Ministry of Foreign Affairs building in Belmopan, Belize, Central America

A landmark government building designed and made in Dorset has opened in Belmopan, the capital of Belize in Central America.

Structural steel firm John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) manufactured steel sections in Christchurch before shipping them 5,000 miles to Belmopan.

They were used to construct the Government of Belize’s new headquarters for its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration.

REIDsteel – which has exported to more than 140 countries to date – also provided glazing and cladding with innovative panels to give the building a modern […]

By |May 7th, 2021|News|Comments Off on REIDsteel spans Atlantic for Belize government offices

Lockdown – one year on…

It was exactly one year ago today – on March 23, 2020 – when the UK went into lockdown.

What a year it has been – who could have predicted what the next 12 months would hold?

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) was one of the first firms to temporarily shut down its manufacturing and construction site operations – and led the way in re-opening five weeks later when we welcomed staff back into our workshops with social distancing and resumed operations on construction sites.

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By |March 23rd, 2021|News|Comments Off on Lockdown – one year on…

On crest of wave with Solent 250

Solent 250 success

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) has been recognised as one of the top businesses in the Solent in new ratings out today.

The firm features in the 2021 Solent 250 listing of private, independent businesses with the highest turnover in the region.

The Business Magazine has published the rankings with HSBC, Irwin Mitchell, RSM and CMA Recruitment Group.

REIDsteel managing director Simon Boyd said: “The Solent 250 includes some of the region’s most successful and high-profile businesses.

“It is testament to the hard work and commitment of everyone at the company that REIDsteel is included among their number.

“Although we have experienced significant growth over […]

By |March 12th, 2021|News|Comments Off on On crest of wave with Solent 250

Driving force at Jaguar Land Rover

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) has provided an in-house value engineered and designed full structural steel frame and envelope – including design, fabrication and erection provision – for a prestigious Jaguar Land Rover dealership at Cribb’s Causeway in Bristol.

REIDsteel was engaged by Midas Construction for the development for the Sytner Group’s Guy Salmon dealership.

The overall contract included the main showroom, incorporating a customer drive though service centre, state-of-the-art 29-bay workshop and full complement of ancillary and servicing areas.

REIDsteel provided the steel frame, rainscreen façade and composite wall cladding, architectural mesh facades for the car park area; roof decking comprising car parking which was arranged with parking over two floors with […]

By |January 27th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Driving force at Jaguar Land Rover
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