News & Blog

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 […]

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 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. Avonside continues to invest in Apprentices from the early stages of their careers to support and […]

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. Jim joins the business having spent a […]

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 […]

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.

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: Roof Slating Roof Tiling SolarThe results will be announced on the coming Friday 4th November.

Avonside Leicester branch wins an NHBC Pride in the job award. Well done to the team at Leicester!

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 […]

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. This is a difficult category to be nominated for and we’ve been up against some […]