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

Green light for major redevelopment plans

GREEN LIGHT.: Artist's impression of major new manufacturing base and offices at REIDsteel in Christchurch, which has been given planning permission by BCP Council

British manufacturer John Reid & Sons (Strucsteel) Limited, which trades in the UK and globally, has won planning permission for major redevelopment of its site in Dorset.

The company – known as REIDsteel – has received the green light from BCP Council for a state-of-the-art manufacturing complex, new offices and staff facilities in Christchurch.

The redevelopment of the REIDsteel site and adjacent land formerly occupied by Peeks Party Store will deliver a 6.4-acre manufacturing base and boost the company’s capability.

Managing director Simon Boyd said: “This is absolutely brilliant news for REIDsteel, the local economy and GB plc.

“It is a milestone in the […]

By |February 2nd, 2022|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Green light for major redevelopment plans

We’re hiring – Estimator/Bid Manager  

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) has an opening for an Estimator/Bid Manager to join its dedicated and successful team

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) has an opening for an Estimator/Bid Manager to join its dedicated and successful team.

We are recruiting for the position as demand continues to grow for our services across the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Trainee estimator positions are also available for candidates wishing to take their first steps in the industry with our company.

Based in Christchurch, Dorset, we’re a dynamic and forward-thinking business which values its people and has exciting plans for the future.

Our team design, manufacture and construct high-quality steel structures including industrial buildings, aircraft hangars and their electro-mechanical doors, warehouses, stadia, multi-storey buildings, car parks and bridges, as well […]

By |January 25th, 2022|News|Comments Off on We’re hiring – Estimator/Bid Manager  

Merry Christmas and happy new year!

Merry Christmas from all at REIDsteel

Merry Christmas and happy new year from all at John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) to its customers, suppliers, sub-contractors, business partners and associates.

Many thanks for your fantastic support in 2021, another successful year for the company despite the ongoing Covid pandemic.

The past 12 months included the launch of exciting plans for redevelopment of our site and adjoining land previously occupied by Peeks Party Store and Monkey Madness play centre with cutting-edge new premises.

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By |December 22nd, 2021|News|Comments Off on Merry Christmas and happy new year!

REIDsteel flying high with MJS Projects at Norwich Airport

MRO hangar at Norwich Airport

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) has been hailed for its work during the pandemic on a major development at Norwich Airport with MJS Projects (March) Ltd.

The Christchurch-based company provided structural steel design, fabrication and erection services for a £7m hangar at the airport.

It involved the construction of a 54,000 sq ft building – large enough for two A320 aircraft – with 15,500 sq ft of workshop space for Norwich Airport Ltd.

REIDsteel brought its value engineering expertise to rationalise the scheme’s structural steel design which led to savings in both time and money.

It represented repeat business for REIDsteel at Norwich Airport as the latest in a long line of projects stretching back more than 30 years.

Main contractor […]

By |October 6th, 2021|News|Comments Off on REIDsteel flying high with MJS Projects at Norwich Airport

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
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