11 12, 2019

REIDsteel is first steel contractor to sign UK Steel Charter

2019-12-11T14:54:49+00:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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Britain’s steel industry received a boost today when John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) became the first steelwork contractor to sign up to a new campaign to revitalise the sector

We have backed the UK Steel Charter, which aims to maximise the use of British made metals.

We have added our name alongside such signatories as Heathrow Airport, the Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Welsh and Scottish governments on the charter launched by trade body UK Steel.

We design, makes and builds steel structures of all kinds across the UK, Europe and the world. It directly employs 130 people at its main base and at peak times provides work for 400 people through subcontracting of fabrication and installation.

Managing Director Simon Boyd, who is a member of the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) manufacturing council, said: “A thriving UK steel sector is incredibly important for the country’s manufacturing base, national infrastructure and wider economy.

“Our company has relied on British made […]

15 06, 2018

Golden celebration at new hospitality centre

2018-06-15T10:09:23+01:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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A flagship hospitality centre with steelwork designed, manufactured and supplied by REIDsteel has officially opened at the iconic Thruxton Motorsports Circuit.

Motor racing legends Nigel Mansell and Murray Walker performed the honours during Thruxton’s 50th anniversary celebrations over a weekend in early June.

The £1.5m hospitality centre at Andover in Hampshire includes a restaurant, bar, exhibition gallery, function rooms, hospitality suites, catering facilities, viewing terraces and a balcony.

Its innovative design also includes a grand atrium and entrance lobby to reflect the dynamism of motorsport and Thruxton’s rich heritage.

We designed, manufactured and supplied all of the steelwork, cladding and glazing for the modern, two-storey building alongside local contractor Mata Construction.

It is one of many cutting-edge arenas and stadiums we have designed and manufactured both at home and abroad, including football grounds and sports centres.

The project architect was the Chapman Partnership, which specialises in the motorsport and automotive, leisure and entertainment industries.

Construction started on the 1,415 m2 complex in August 2017.  It […]

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