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We are delighted to report that our recently appointed Warrington Branch Manager Lee Fisher has been named as our parent company, Avonside Group’s Employee of the Month for February 2021! Lee has excelled in recent months, having only recently been appointed Branch Manager at our Warrington branch at the end of 2020. Speaking about his appointment at the time Lee said: “Avonside Group have worked very hard to position itself as the market-leading roofing contractor and I am delighted to […]

We are thrilled to report that our Administrator, Lydia Ford has been named as our parent company, Avonside Group’s Employee of the Month for January 2021! Nominated by three separate managers, Lydia is known for her willingness to take on support tasks that fall outside of her role remit and for her positive ‘can do’ attitude. Three Separate Nominations for Employee of the Month! She was nominated by no less than three managers from different parts of the business which […]

We are pleased to have enhanced our management team in the North West by welcoming Lee Fisher as Branch Manager and Phil Mulvaney as Operations Manager at our Warrington branch. Both Lee and Phil have worked for our parent company Avonside Group in the North West for several years and contribute wide-ranging experience in management within the roofing industry. Nurturing Relationships The development of a well-developed regional team to Bracknell Roofing and Avonside Group will be vital in beginning new […]

We are delighted to announce that our Bracknell Roofing Yorkshire branch has won a celebrated National House Building Council (NHBC) “Pride in the Job 2019” award for one of our recent new build projects for builder and client, Jones Homes Yorkshire Limited! The 39th NHBC Pride in the Job competition and awards recognises the remarkable contribution skilled Site Managers make in creating homes of the highest standard. Ian Lockwood was the talented Site Manager on the Simpson Park site, which […]

Rather than being downbeat about a serious injury that cut short his time as a footballer, Steve O’Hara has grabbed the opportunity to build a new career in the roofing industry – and is proving to be a rising star at Bracknell Roofing. In what can only be described as very bad luck, Steve – a winger with clubs including Major League Soccer (MLS) side Columbus Crew – fell over and broke his ankle, as well as damaging his knee […]

There’s a good reason why Bracknell Roofing is the UK’s largest roof, slate and tiling contractors: we have some of the most knowledgeable and experienced people in the industry all under one roof (well, eight roofs to be more precise, if you count our head office in Burton on Trent and our seven branches across England. When we looked at this in a bit more detail, we realised that our Warrington branch, as well as being home to some of […]

Ben Humphreys is halfway through his two-year Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) apprenticeship and has grasped the opportunity of being part of the busy Finance team at Bracknell Roofing. Eighteen-year-old Ben is working alongside our Assistant Management Accountant to learn all aspects of management accounts and is getting involved in making payments to contractors, managing the month-end accounts, and managing balance sheets and profit and loss statements. He is enjoying the fact that he’s learning something new every day within […]

A huge congratulations are in order for our Regional Contractors Director Chris Beech [pictured] and Branch Sales Manager James Sibson, who have both achieved their NEBOSH health, safety and environmental practice and management accreditation. Chris, who is based at the South East Branch in East Sussex, and James, who works at our Midlands Branch and Head Office in Burton Upon Trent, have both helped Bracknell Roofing get on step closer to our goal of having one NEBOSH-trained person in each […]

The title of this post makes this story sound like the reverse of a ‘rags to riches’ tale but it actually highlights just how diverse the backgrounds of our staff are. We’d like you to meet Luke Redgate, a former Grenadier Guard, who has been on sentry duty outside Buckingham Palace, and has been promoted to Assistant Contracts Manager after impressing the directors of Bracknell Roofing with an ambition to forge a management career in roofing. Luke spent ten years […]

We are delighted that two of our rising stars at Bracknell Roofing have been named in Roofing Today magazine’s 30 Under Thirty. Freddie Wade (24), a Contracts Manager at our South East branch, Ringmer, East Sussex, and Angus Blair-Park (22), who works in the Commercial Department at our Burton upon Trent head office, were both recognised by the magazine, which is throwing the spotlight on talented young people in the roofing industry. Roofing Today Editor Dr Claire Griffiths said that […]

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