REIDsteel revs up for Jaguar Land Rover showroom  

  A Dorset steel construction company, working with Midas Construction, part of the Midas Group, is to start on site for a new £12.3million Jaguar Land Rover dealership in Bristol. John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) has provided design and manufacture expertise for steelwork, cladding and decking on the new Guy Salmon showroom at Cribbs Causeway. The Christchurch-based company is … Read More

REIDsteel celebrates century of success

A Dorset steel company founded in 1919 by Colonel John Reid, whose first structures included aircraft hangars for the famous French aviator Louis Bleriot, is celebrating its landmark centenary year. John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) linked up with the cross-Channel airman after he crash-landed in a field in France and used a cattle shed built by the firm to … Read More

Dorset Chamber adds steel

Dorset’s leading business support organisation has strengthened its board with a high calibre appointment from one of the county’s most successful exporters and steel firms. The Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry has welcomed REIDsteel managing director Simon Boyd as a non-executive director. Christchurch-based REIDsteel has exported to more than 140 countries to date and is a four times winner … Read More

Scheme lodged for 170 new homes in Christchurch

Plans for up to 170 new homes to provide much needed housing in Christchurch have been lodged with the council. John Reid & Son Ltd (REIDsteel) has applied to Christchurch Borough Council for outline planning permission for the development. The homes are proposed for the 130-strong company’s four acre site in Reid Street after it relocates to a new, state-of-the-art … Read More

REIDsteel suppliers show mettle

Steelwork is on a 4,000 mile journey from REIDsteel in Dorset to the Caribbean for the reconstruction of a primary school devastated by hurricanes Irma and Maria last year. REIDsteel is leading a consortium of businesses in the UK which have joined forces to help rebuild the Enis Adams Primary School in the British Virgin Islands. Having exported to the … Read More

Warm welcome for Sean at REIDsteel

Structural steel firm REIDsteel has appointed experienced industry professional Sean Burchell in the newly created role of business relationship director

Pedal to the metal with REIDsteel at Thruxton

Work is revving up for the completion of a flagship hospitality centre at the iconic Thruxton Motorsports Centre with specialist support from John Reid & Son Ltd (REIDsteel). The state-of-the-art complex in Hampshire will include a restaurant, bar, exhibition gallery, function rooms, hospitality suites, catering facilities, viewing terraces and a balcony. Christchurch-based steel construction company REIDsteel has designed, manufactured and … Read More

Poole company shaping Dubai’s skyline

Steel firm SMD Ltd has completed a major contract worth more than £1 million to help build twin skyscrapers in Dubai. The Poole-based company shipped more than 100,000 sq m of steel decking to the United Arab Emirates for the job. Dubai’s Tiara United Towers is a development of two 46-storey towers with the structure reaching 193m (633ft). The two … Read More