Avonside Acquires Ploughcroft in Major Deal

Published by Marketing on January 4, 2017 at 2:44 PM


PLOUGHCROFT ACQUIRED BY AVONSIDE GROUP IN MAJOR DEAL THAT WILL TAKE ECO-ROOF™ PRODUCT NATIONWIDE  ...

Avonside's Christmas Party Raises Money for Emmaus

Published by Marketing on December 12, 2016 at 10:28 AM


On the 3rd of December, Avonside Group came together to celebrate Christmas and whilst doing so raised a whopping £1668.75 for our partner charity Emmaus through a Christmas raffle. We would like to say a special thank you to all of our suppliers and friends who were extremely generous in donating...

Simon Strong Achieves NEBOSH

Published by Marketing on November 22, 2016 at 10:22 AM


We are pleased to announce that another one of our managers has passed their NEBOSH general certificate course. We would like to congratulate Simon on his achievement and look forward to supporting him further in his career with Avonside. ...

Avonside Apprentice Receives Award

Published by Marketing on November 18, 2016 at 10:18 AM


Avonside Bridgend's Will Davis has been presented with the award for 'Apprentice of the Year' by the 'Wales National Roofing Training Group'. Will is working towards his level 2 NVQ Slating and Tiling qualification. ...

New Branch Manager - Jim Brice

Published by Marketing on November 14, 2016 at 12:20 PM


We are delighted to welcome Jim Brice to Avonside Group, Jim joined at the beginning of November and will be Branch Manager at our new Worcester branch, which we believe will strategically position us to take advantage of the buoyant South Midlands marketplace....

An integrated supply chain – where does the contractor sit?

Published by Marketing on November 11, 2016 at 12:08 PM


So a few months after the Brexit vote, the UK economy continues to defy the naysayers within the Westminster/City bubbles. Whilst the devaluation of sterling will ultimately bring inflationary pressures to bear, Mr and Mrs Average Briton quietly go about their business as usual, with no discernable deterioration in consumer...

Avonside Nominated for CN Award

Published by Marketing on November 10, 2016 at 11:26 AM


We are delighted to announce that we are a Finalist in the CN (Construction News) Specialist Awards for the category: Roofing Specialist of the Year. It is an honour to be nominated for such a prestigious award! The awards will be held next year, 22nd March 2017 in London.   ...

Avonside Nominated for 3 NFRC Awards

Published by Marketing on November 2, 2016 at 3:48 PM


Avonside have been nominated for 3 awards by the Scottish NFRC. These awards are for work carried out in the Scottish region and are for the following 3 catagories:...

Avonside Leicester Wins NHBC Award

Published by Marketing on October 26, 2016 at 2:49 PM


Avonside Leicester branch wins an NHBC Pride in the job award. Well done to the team at Leicester! ...

Apprenticeship Levy Incentive or Deterrent?

Published by Marketing on September 21, 2016 at 1:23 PM


Regular readers will be aware of my commitment to training generally, and Apprenticeships in particular. It is an issue that particularly affects the Construction Industry which has a well recognised skills shortage issue. I have in past columns reflected that proactive training strategies can form a key element of attracting...