Avonside Energy

Published by superuser on December 15, 2015 at 12:05 PM


Avonside Group takes great pleasure in announcing the latest addition to their portfolio of divisions, Avonside Energy. ...

Avonside Group strengthens BDM Team with New Appointments

Published by superuser on November 17, 2015 at 12:00 AM


Avonside Group have strengthened its Business Development team with the appointment of two new Business Development Managers (BDM)....

Avonside Group celebrate an award win at CCISY annual awards

Published by superuser on November 17, 2015 at 12:00 AM


Avonside Group Health and Safety Training Co-ordinator, Sarah Burke, picked up the award for Achiever of the year at the Celebrating Construction in South Yorkshire Awards. The CCISY Awards were held on Friday 9th October at the Cutlers’ Hall, Sheffield,...

Avonside Group announces major charity partnership with Emmaus UK

Published by jade on February 15, 2016 at 11:26 AM


Avonside Group is proud to announce that they have teamed up with Emmaus UK to work together as part of a long term strategic relationship....

Avonside Launch Their New Website

Published by Marketing on April 20, 2016 at 2:58 PM


Avonside Group are delighted to announce the launch of a new and more user friendly website. This development is part of a broader brand positioning taking place within the UK. New functionality allows the ability to search the website in one easy to use tool. With a remastered, fluent, responsive...

If you want to understand your customer, try talking to them!

Published by Tony Burke on May 10, 2016 at 4:21 PM


We’ve all heard the old mantra ‘the customer is king’ but how many businesses reflect this within their values, structure and company culture?...

Avonside Launch 'Under the Roof'

Published by Marketing on May 24, 2016 at 9:12 AM


We are proud to launch our internal newsletter. We are even offering you the opportunity to read and download the newsletter by clicking here: DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER. ...

Avonside Family Grows - New Acquisition

Published by Marketing on May 26, 2016 at 10:49 AM


I am delighted to inform you that we have completed the acquisition of SM Roofing Contracts Ltd, Walsall, as part of our ongoing strategic growth plan. SM is a significant and respected player within the West Midlands residential roofing market and we believe their integration into the Avonside Group will have...

Avonside Glasgow Branch secures £1m contract with E-on

Published by Marketing on May 31, 2016 at 12:24 PM


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Avonside's Visit to Leeds College of Building

Published by Marketing on June 16, 2016 at 11:27 AM


Avonside Group visits Leeds College of Building to provide careers insight to LCB (Leeds College of Building) Roofing Students. ...

Avonside Driffield Residential Roofing Wins 'Pride In The Job Award'

Published by Marketing on July 15, 2016 at 3:15 PM


"This award was won in November of 2015 and was for work undertaken on one of Taylor Wimpey’s north east most fastest moving sites, with over 100 houses on a simple phase and with other phases with around 400 more houses in total."...

Avonside Secures Site with Taylor Wimpey

Published by Marketing on July 19, 2016 at 11:04 AM


Avonside Group have been successful in securing a multi-discipline site with Taylor Wimpey in Louth. With an overall value of £300,000 the contract includes roofing, PV and Insulation elements. This is a great example of how Avonside Group can uniquely offer a fully integrated service for our clients....

Investing for a Sustainable Future

Published by Marketing on July 28, 2016 at 3:22 PM


By the time you are reading this article our fate as a nation will have become a lot clearer. Collectively, we will have cast the votes that will decide our future....

Avonside Apprentices Nominated for CCISY Award

Published by Marketing on August 22, 2016 at 2:33 PM


We are proud and happy to announce that 2 of our young apprentices at Head Office have been nominated for the CCISY (Celebrating Construction in South Yorkshire 2016) award for Young Trainee of the Year....

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...

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! ...

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 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.   ...

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...

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....

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. ...

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'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...

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  ...

Tony Burke, Smoke and Mirrors - or a Serious Policy Review

Published by Marketing on January 5, 2017 at 10:39 AM


Following my last column which discussed – amongst other topics - the often ‘hit and miss’ nature of communication within the supply chain, I would like to extend the observation a little further, hopefully you will agree this is not too tenuous....

Avonside Launch Customer Surveys

Published by Marketing on February 16, 2017 at 11:34 AM


Avonside Group has launched its latest initiative to drive ongoing operational excellence to all of its client base. From February 2017 it will introduce a new automated Customer Feedback survey which will go to both Commercial and Production areas of its clients and allow the client to feedback directly on...

Tony Burke | The Benefits of Partnering

Published by Marketing on April 7, 2017 at 9:38 AM


The benefits of partnering – who gains most?...

Avonside London C&I Expands to a New Premises

Published by Marketing on April 11, 2017 at 11:04 AM


We are proud and excited to announce that due to growth, Avonside London Commercial & Industrial are expanding and moving to a larger office. The new offices details are as follows:...

Avonside Letchworth - New Branch Manager

Published by Marketing on May 5, 2017 at 12:18 PM


Avonside Letchworth has a new Branch Manager, Scott Manhood. Scott commented:...

Avonside Inaugural Apprentice of the Year - Jamie Barry, First to Receive Name on Plaque

Published by Marketing on May 25, 2017 at 2:05 PM


Avonside are proud to announce that Jamie Barry was recently awarded Apprentice of the year 2016 by Avonside’s Managing Director Tony Burke. With this, comes a trophy to recognise his achievement, Jamie’s name on the official Apprentice of the Year plaque and a £250 voucher of his choice....

Charlie Oakes - 'One to Watch'

Published by Marketing on June 22, 2017 at 10:36 AM


Avonside Group Sales & Marketing Director, Eddie Stanton, presented Charlie Oakes with a certificate of excellence for his progress within his apprenticeship with Ploughcroft and his progress at College....

Avonside Acquires Bracknell Roofing

Published by Marketing on July 28, 2017 at 10:08 AM


Avonside Group Services Limited, the UK’s leading roofing contracting business has acquired Bracknell Roofing Limited, the Burton-upon-Trent based operation....

Avonside, Proud to support Safe2Torch Campaign

Published by Marketing on August 15, 2017 at 11:46 AM


Avonside have taken the safe2torch pledge and are proud to support the NFRC's new campaign. ...

Core Capital invests in Avonside Group

Published by Marketing on August 15, 2017 at 4:21 PM


Core Capital invests in Avonside Group Services to Accelerate its Expansion...

Avonside Finalists at the Energy Efficiency Awards 2017

Published by Marketing on August 21, 2017 at 10:24 AM


Avonside are proud to be finalist at the national Energy Efficiency Awards, as we have been shortlisted to recive the Solar PV of the Year Award. The awards take place on the 29th September in Birmingham and we will be in full attendance. ...

Tony Burke - Isn't it great to be busy!

Published by Marketing on October 12, 2017 at 10:56 AM


Caution is required as we, as an industry, focus upon meeting the demands of our housebuilding clients as they attempt to deliver the increased numbers that society and government targets require from them....

Avonside Group Expands

Published by Marketing on November 6, 2017 at 9:18 AM


Avonside Group Services, the UK’s largest Roofing Contractor have acquired Chartwell Roofing Limited, the business is based in Bourne, Lincolnshire. This is the latest in a series of acquisitions that form part of a wider growth strategy for the Group....

Avonside Apprentice of the Year 2017

Published by Marketing on November 7, 2017 at 4:18 AM


The nominations are in! We are happy to announce that three Avonside Group apprentices have been shortlisted to receive Avonside’s apprentice of the year 2017 award. Each candidate is invited to Avonside’s Christmas function where they will be presented with the apprentice of the year trophy and a fantastic prize...

Katie Offley - Apprentice of the Year 2017 at the Rochdale Business Awards

Published by Marketing on November 21, 2017 at 1:58 PM


Avonside’s Katie Offley won the Apprentice of the Year award at the Rochdale business awards 2017....

Tony Burke - Increased Labour Costs or Increased Training Costs – Either Way Increased Costs

Published by Marketing on November 30, 2017 at 4:34 PM


As many of you will no doubt have read in national press and media - the government, earlier this year announced support for the housebuilding and local authority’s sectors to construct more homes. With the demand for housebuilding projects increasing and the structural demographic demand increasing for us to construct...

Avonside to Exhibit at the CIH

Published by Marketing on January 5, 2018 at 1:32 PM


We are happy to announce that for the first time in our history Avonside Group will be exhibiting at The Chartered Institute of Housing Conference 2018....

Danny Thorne Appointed Branch Manager for Avonside Midlands Flat Roofing

Published by Marketing on January 16, 2018 at 12:07 PM


Eddie Stanton, Avonside's Divisional Director for Flat Roofing is delighted to announce that Danny Thorne has been appointed as Branch Manager to head up the Avonside Flat Roofing Midlands Branch. He currently runs the Bracknell Flat Roofing business based at their Burton Head Office. In an exciting development Danny will...

PM visits Avonside sponsored College

Published by eddie on February 27, 2018 at 8:22 AM


Prime Minister Theresa May recently visited a college where students are sponsored by Avonside Group....

Avonside acquires Tudor Roofing

Published by eddie on May 14, 2018 at 8:34 AM


Avonside Group, the Heywood based roofing contractor and largest in the UK has announced the acquisition of Bristol based Tudor Roofing. A successful operation based in the Bristol area, Tudor has an excellent reputation for quality and service. Previous owners Norman Leslie and Rob Harvey will continue to play key...

Avonside exhibiting at The CIH Conference

Published by eddie on July 2, 2018 at 9:15 AM


During the final week of June, we exhibited at the Chartered Institute of Housing Conference 2018. As first-time exhibitors we were pleased to represent the roofing trade at the must-attend event in the sector. Roofing experts on hand, we showcased the latest in innovation and design to landlords, councillors and...

Why renewable energy is good for business

Published by eddie on July 23, 2018 at 2:17 PM


Businesses are the largest consumer of energy in the UK buying around 56% of all the UK’s electricity but companies that do right by the climate don’t just make money over time they also earn the trust and respect of their customers....

Avonside Edinburgh Contribute to Award Winning Community Engagement Project

Published by eddie on August 17, 2018 at 10:31 AM


Avonside Edinburgh’s high spirits continued this summer as they contributed to another award-winning project: The Dalbeattie Learning Campus, which won The Construction News Community Engagement Project of the Year Award!...

Do you want to run your own roofing branch?

Published by eddie on September 25, 2018 at 9:48 AM


Avonside Group, as the largest and most successful contractor in the UK is continually looking to expand its branch network, through acquisition but also through organic branch openings....

Avonside Welcomes Taylor Roofing in New Acquisition

Published by eddie on September 25, 2018 at 10:53 AM


Avonside Group Services are pleased to welcome Nottingham based family-run business, Taylor Roofing to the Group in an exciting new acquisition....

New Branch Manager for Avonside Biggleswade Residential Roofing

Published by eddie on October 2, 2018 at 11:43 AM


We at Avonside Group Services, the UK’s largest Roofing Contractor, are pleased to announce the appointment of experienced Operations and Partnership Manager, Simon Wilson as the new Manager of our  Biggleswade Residential Roofing branch....

Avonside Showcase At Forces in Construction Insight Day

Published by eddie on October 12, 2018 at 3:23 PM


Our SHEQ Manager, Sarah Burke and Northern Roofing Quality Inspector, Daniel Wood thoroughly enjoyed attending a Forces in Construction Insight Day at Coleg Cambria College in North Wales on Wednesday 10th October, where they helped promote roofing career opportunities to former Forces personnel.  ...

Avonside Exhibit at EEM Supply Chain Showcase 2018

Published by eddie on October 15, 2018 at 9:48 AM


Our Branch Directors, Richard Bostock (Avonside Worksop Residential Roofing & Avonside Bourne Residential Roofing) and Stewart Hill (Avonside Worksop Residential Roofing) along with our Group Sales Estimator, Andy Kershaw had a great day manning a stand at the annual EEM Supply Chain Showcase at the Trent Vineyard Church and Conference Centre...

Avonside Welcomes SBS Roofing in Further Expansion

Published by eddie on October 16, 2018 at 10:29 AM


As the UK's largest roofing contractor, we are thrilled to welcome Bradford based SBS Roofing to our thriving brand as part of our ongoing business growth in an exciting new acquisition. ...

Avonside Win Roof Slating Award at NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards

Published by eddie on November 2, 2018 at 9:25 AM


The excellent workmanship of our Edinburgh Residential Roofing branch on the Dalbeattie Learning Campus project was recognised and commended when the team were awarded the Roof Slating award at the NFRC Scottish Roofing Contractor fo the Year Awards on Friday 26th September. ...

Avonside Recognised as Market Leader by Roofing Today Magazine

Published by eddie on November 13, 2018 at 3:55 PM


Since people are the driving force behind any business, Avonside would like to thank each and every staff member, as their valuable hard work and effort have all contributed to Roofing Today magazine ranking the Group second in their Top 30 UK Roofing Contractors 2018 list....

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