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In the sixth in a series of articles, we look behind the scenes of Bracknell Roofing and ask key members of staff about their areas of specialism and what makes our business stand out. Freddie Wade, a Contracts Manager at our South East branch in Ringmer, East Sussex, gives us an insight into his day-to-day activities. The press release about my promotion from Assistant Contracts Manager to Contracts Manager said I am “responsible for managing the delivery of roofing projects in […]

Bracknell Roofing has been named Best Roofing Contractor by Taylor Wimpey. The housebuilder held an event for all the trades that have worked on its projects in London and the South East, and our Reading branch won the roofing contractor award. The award ceremony was unexpected, according to Contracts Manager Clive Naish, who said: “We just thought Taylor Wimpey was having an annual get-together of all the different trades that support them to build homes in London and the South […]

Bracknell Roofing has promoted Paul Northrop to the role of Branch Manager for our South Coast branch in Southampton. The former roof tiler – who was formerly Senior Contracts Manager at our Ocean Way branch – brings nearly 25 years’ experience to position, as well as a lots of qualifications and accreditations. Paul said: “I’m delighted to be given the opportunity to step into the role of Branch Manager, and I have a very clear vision for growth, particularly in […]

Staff at the Warrington branch bid a fond farewell to delivery driver and storeman Bill Moore, who has retired after eight years with Bracknell Roofing. Bill was well liked by the team at the Melford Court-based branch because he was very reliable and well known for on-time deliveries. Divisional Director Simon Smith was on hand to mark the occasion of Bill’s last day and wished him well for a long and happy retirement. Simon thanked him for his contribution to […]

Bracknell Roofing has relocated two of its eight UK offices to new premises as it gears up for further growth. The company was keen to retain its bases in Milton Keynes and Ringmer in East Sussex and has been able to secure better offices in the same area to ensure that it retains a local presence, as this is an essential focal point for securing and managing projects in the surrounding areas. Its South Midlands, London & Anglia branch has […]

In the third in a series of articles, we look behind the scenes of Bracknell Roofing and ask key members of staff about their areas of specialism and what makes our business stand out. Audit & Compliance Manager Harry Henderson looks at the issue of health and safety. The roofing industry hit the headlines recently after a survey claimed that it was one of the top three most dangerous jobs in the UK. You have to take some of these […]

Another young roofer has successfully completed an apprenticeship with Bracknell Roofing. Oli Green has passed his two NVQ Level 2s – one in Roofing and Occupation and the other in Slating and Tiling. He has spent his two year-apprenticeship working as part of the team of roofing contractors based from our Burton on Trent head office and has amassed lots of experience – particularly on new-build projects. The 21-year-old said that his apprenticeship with Bracknell Roofing has been the best […]

At Bracknell Roofing, we’re fully committed to developing the skills and refining the expertise of our workforce – and every time one of our people reaches a training milestone, we like to recognise their achievements. Roofer Paul Daulby from our Warrington branch is the latest success story, having recently completed his NVQ Level 2 in Slating and Tiling. The joiner-turned-roofer completed his NVQ shortly before his 30th birthday. Paul said that the NVQ has given him more confidence and hands-on […]

Bracknell Roofing has teamed up with the makers of Calypso sun cream to launch its new Safety in the Sun campaign. We will be distributing Calypso sun creams and lotions to all of our 300+ roofers as part of the initiative to ensure that everyone at Bracknell Roofing takes active steps to protect their skin during the summer months. As well as providing the sun cream, the makers of Calypso have urged all of our roofers to heed its Be […]

Bracknell Roofing has promoted Simon Boswell to the position of Assistant Contracts Manager at its Milton Keynes branch. Simon joined us from school and has spent nearly 20 years on the tools before making the switch to an office-based role that involves running sites, dealing with roofers and tilers, ordering materials, organising payment to contractors and raising invoices. He originally joined us on the advice of his uncle Tain McDonald, who works at the Reading branch. And he hasn’t looked […]

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