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David Salisbury Company Blog

You will find articles on some of our projects as well as news about the company. There are also some random musings from David.

The Future of The Conservatory

It’s been rather a long time since my last entry, during which I have been to Australia and back. Not that being in Australia is any excuse, as I was online virtually every day. Since my return, there has been a crazy pace of work – especially the preparation for next year’s marketing campaign.

Posted under 'Comment' by David on Thursday, 17 October, 2013

Exciting Times

We have finally passed the previous peak of sales in 2007 with strong growth this year, giving us the confidence we need for further investment in the future. The current revival of the housing market and construction industry also provides us with additional reasons to believe that the growth will continue.

Posted under 'Company' by David on Saturday, 10 August, 2013

Domed Orangery Update

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It is a few months since I reported on this project which is now very nearly complete. It features three domed roofs and full height sliding sash windows.

Posted under 'Projects' by David on Tuesday, 9 July, 2013

Breckenridge Administration

I was shocked but not surprised to hear this morning that Breckenridge Conservatories has entered an insolvency procedure and called a meeting of its creditors. This is the kind of company that gives our industry a bad name. It is less than than five years since an earlier incarnation of this company with the same ownership went down owing a lot of money, only to be reborn days later after a “pre-pack” administration.

Posted under 'Comment' by David on Tuesday, 12 March, 2013

Arlington Court Conservatory Finished

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The conservatory restoration at The National Trust property of Arlington Court (see earlier posts) has been finished for some time now, but the weather has been so bad for so long that we have not managed to get any photos until now to show it off properly.

Posted under 'Projects' by David on Monday, 18 February, 2013