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

REIDsteel backs Premier League Kicks

REIDsteel has sponsored AFC Bournemouth’s Premier League Kicks project in Christchurch for the 2022/23 season.

The initiative offers free football and additional opportunities to over 1,000 young people in the local area every year.

The project is backed by a player ambassador from both the male and female team while staff of REIDsteel will have the opportunity to volunteer at sessions and support community coaches.

Rob Mitchell, commercial director at AFC Bournemouth, commented: “We are delighted that REIDsteel have agreed to sponsor our Premier League Kicks project this season.

“It highlights their commitment to support and enhance the local community, which is something AFC Bournemouth feels passionate about.

“The Premier League Kicks project has already had a massive impact […]

By |December 12th, 2022|News|Comments Off on REIDsteel backs Premier League Kicks

Lift-off for award winning service centre

Congratulations to London Biggin Hill Airport and Bombardier on the official opening of their award-winning service centre.

Dignitaries performed the honours at the super-hangar, which is among the largest business jet maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities in the UK.

John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Ltd worked with main contractor, Tonbridge-based Civils Contracting Ltd on the dual-cantilever hangar.

We provided the design, drawing, fabrication and installation of the complete steel frame, electrically operated hangar doors and underslung cranes as well as the floor decking, cladding and glazing elements.

Our Pre-Construction Director Richard Hanson and Head of Technical John Harrison, pictured above, represented the company at the ceremony.

As well as a ribbon-cutting and presentations, the event included the opportunity to tour the […]

By |December 8th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Lift-off for award winning service centre

Simon back on board at chamber

REIDsteel managing director Simon Boyd has been re-elected as a non-executive director of Dorset Chamber.

Simon was voted back onto the board at the chamber’s annual meeting, along with fellow directors and president Caron Khan, vice-president Tony Brown and new honorary treasurer Lesley Fox.

Simon first joined the board in March 2019 and acts on a voluntary basis as a non-exec director alongside his role as REIDsteel managing director and his many other commitments, including his membership of the Confederation  of British Industry’s (CBI) manufacturing council.

REIDsteel is also a Platinum Business Partner of the chamber, which is Dorset’s leading business support […]

By |December 2nd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Simon back on board at chamber

Emma scoops top prize for excellence

Star student Emma Latham claimed a special award at her Bournemouth University graduation ceremony with Dorset structural steel firm REIDsteel.

Emma was among four mechanical engineering students to work with the Christchurch-based firm on a hangar doors project.

She received a Student Design Award for the excellence of her project report titled ‘Improving the safety of aircraft hangar doors with REIDsteel’.

Richard Hanson, REIDsteel’s Pre-Construction Director, presented Emma with her award certificate when she graduated with a BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering degree.

He said: “Congratulations to Emma on her graduation and for winning this richly deserved award.

“She, and her fellow mechanical engineering students, are a credit to themselves and Bournemouth University.

“All at REIDsteel have been impressed tremendously by their aptitude, enthusiasm, and commitment on the hangar doors project.

“We […]

By |November 18th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Emma scoops top prize for excellence

Inspiring future engineers


We are at a Careers in Engineering showcase on Thursday November 10 for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week.


Our friendly team will be on hand to talk about the wealth of opportunities and exciting career paths at REIDsteel.


The Dorset Engineering and Manufacturing Cluster event is being held at Curtiss-Wright Industrial Group on Aviation Park West, next to Bournemouth Airport, for Year 8 to 13 students and their parents.


It’s the culmination of a week of events and activities for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week to inspire the next generation.



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