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2606, 2020

Sad News

By |June 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sad News

At the age of 69 Vic was still coming into work with the same vigour and enthusiasm that he had shown throughout his working life. He had begun his career working at our Chilwell site back in 1988, when it opened. As the business grew in Nottingham, Vic worked as a warehouseman and soon became foreman in 1991. These were crazy days back then, technology and computers didn’t exist [...]

306, 2020

Want to get an edge on your competition? Go bespoke

By |June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Want to get an edge on your competition? Go bespoke

F.H. Brundle is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of handrail and balustrade systems, and has been serving the trade for over 130 years. Here, Group Marketing Manager Paul Smith explains how the long-standing family firm is helping customers capitalise on the popularity of bespoke products designed and created from parts. In everything from furniture to fashion, beauty to home improvement, ‘bespoke’ has become one of the biggest buzzwords around. [...]

1205, 2020

5 commercial coatings, and why they’re popular

By |May 12th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 commercial coatings, and why they’re popular

Paint isn’t exciting, but it’s hugely important in the commercial realm. Paul Smith of F.H. Brundle, who stock a wide variety of paint alongside wrought iron, mesh, steel and other products, talks us through five key types of coatings in commercial projects, and what makes them useful and popular. Paint. It’s hardly the most inspirational topic. But without it, the world wouldn’t just be a much uglier place to be [...]

1704, 2020

Silver Oak Memory Tree by Philip Melling

By |April 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Silver Oak Memory Tree by Philip Melling

Silver Oak Memory Tree by Philip Melling, has just been installed at Shooting Star House children’s hospice in Hampton. The tree was commissioned for the hospice’s memory garden, and will have stars added to it over the coming years which will be engraved with childrens' names who have been so sadly lost. Philip said "Making the Memory Tree for Shooting Star House was both challenging and very rewarding. As an artist I always [...]

604, 2020

We remain open during difficult times

By |April 6th, 2020|Categories: Latest News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on We remain open during difficult times

Dear Customer, On Tuesday 31 March, Secretary of State The Rt Hon Alok Sharma MP thanked workers in the construction industry and gave support for essential sites to stay open. The full statement can be read by clicking this link: https://files.constantcontact.com/9a0166b4701/4d58f064-96f7-485d-9956-14df827263a4.pdf Many of our customers remain open during these difficult times and are dependent on us for the supply of business-critical products, for ongoing building, maintenance and repairs, which [...]

903, 2020

Time to say goodbye to timber?

By |March 9th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Time to say goodbye to timber?

For centuries, timber was the default construction material of choice – and even today, it’s still a hugely popular option for decking, fencing, and other home and garden products. But is that beginning to change? Paul Smith of F.H. Brundle gives his view.  There’s a reason we’ve been making things with timber for thousands of years.  It’s strong. It’s renewable. It’s widely available – and it looks beautiful. But it’s also got big drawbacks.   Think about [...]