News & Blog

Our CEO Eddie Stanton explores the safety aspects and importance of leaving internal fall protection in place for as long as necessary in new builds. Over recent weeks our in-house team of Health & Safety professionals have been working closely with the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) and a […]

We are proud to become a multi-discipline service provider to the UK housebuilding sector for the first time following our recent acquisition of Worcester based Whites Plumbing Services Ltd (WPS). Already the UK’s largest service provider into the housebuilding sector, we are pleased to welcome Whites Plumbing Services to the […]

Celebrations are to be had for one of our fairly newly acquired branches, Mid-Kent Roofing, who won the Domestic Property Application Using Slate award at RCI Magazine’s second Pitched Roofing Awards! The Pitched Roofing Awards aims to celebrate and shine a light on the quality, professionalism and fine workmanship within […]

We feel the future of roofing is in safe hands if individuals like Philip Houghton are anything to go by. Phil, who works at our Avonside Braintree branch after completing his NVQ apprenticeship course with Eastern Region Roof Training Group in Ipswich in Suffolk back in August 2019, is currently […]

We are pleased to announce recent senior-level boardroom changes to support the further dynamic business growth of Avonside Group. Our founder and former CEO, Tony Burke has taken up the role of Executive Chairman in a move which will enable us to develop our corporate focus further and, in turn, […]

Our Avonside Roofing division were thrilled to win in the Roof Slating category of the NFRC’s Scottish Roofing Contractor of the Year Awards 2019 earlier this month – after winning the same award last year! The winning project was Henderson House in Gullane, East Lothian, which the Avonside roofing team […]

The West Region National Housing Building Council’s (NHBC) award ceremony took place on 27th September at International Convention Centre in Birmingham and we are thrilled to announce that our Midlands region branches of SM Roofing, Cannock and Worcester were the roofing services provider on 6 of the 13 sites that […]

What makes a successful company or organisation? Whilst there are many different definitions of what makes a ‘successful’ company, surely most would agree that a business that provides impeccable and prompt service to customers is a winning and thriving one. At Avonside, we always strive to be the best we […]

A mix of 24 Avonside Group customers and senior staff were treated to a day of golf at the world-famous Brabazon course at the luxury Belfry Hotel and Resort in Birmingham and were joined by a very special guest…distinguished former England forwarder and manager, Kevin Keegan! In what has become […]

Our Group Chief Operations Officer, Andrew Morley explores amendments to BS5534, the slating and tiling standard, 12 months on from the latest updates, which drove the sector towards dry fix systems and away from the mortar based approach. Over many years the roofing sector has evolved in terms of materials, […]