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

Storm Sandy

Our American partner “Parish Conservatories” to whom we have supplied dozens of conservatories over the past 7 years has been in the eye of the storm. They operate their business from a small industrial unit in Connecticut and the roof has been blown clean off.

Posted under 'Comment' byDavid on Wednesday, 31 October, 2012

Nothing To Worry About

In the end it was nothing to worry about. The “Explosive Device” was found to be “inactive” but not before the bomb squad has been called out. By 7:00pm the all clear was given, but by this time the night shift has been dispersed. It will now take us a few days to catch up the lost production time and the coming week’s deliveries will have to be reorganised.

Posted under 'Company' byDavid on Friday, 14 September, 2012

Everyone Gets an Early Night

This afternoon we were surprised by 6 police cars arriving in the road outside and an instruction to clear a radius of 50 yards from a skip located on neighbouring premises. Apparently an “explosive device” had been discovered. This affected part of our car park but no great disruption otherwise. Five minutes later the exclusion radius became 100 yards and the circle cut through part of our factory.

Posted under 'Company' byDavid on Thursday, 13 September, 2012

Glazing at Arlington Court

roof glazing at arlington court

Time to glaze the Arington Court conservatory. This is a delicate opperation on a roof of this size, but with good weather it will be completed rapidly.

Posted under 'Projects' byDavid on Friday, 7 September, 2012

Arlington Court - Next Phase

arlington court under construction with heron

Work is going well at The National Trust property of Arlington Court. All the roof members are now in place ready to have the gasket fitted prior to glazing. ....

Posted under 'Projects' byDavid on Monday, 3 September, 2012