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

SMD driving up road safety standards

A Dorset metal decking company whose vehicles cover more than 550,000 miles a year is at the forefront of moves to make roads and transportation safer for construction workers. SMD Ltd, of Poole, has implemented a number of operational directives for its employees and is urging the construction industry as a whole to follow suit. This follows the company’s strenuous … Read More

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

REIDsteel civic pride in Belize centre

A multi-million-dollar civic centre constructed from prefabricated steel sections manufactured 5,000 miles away in Dorset is set to open in the heart of Belize City. Christchurch-based REIDsteel has performed the structural design, detailing and fabrication, including the cladding and glazing, for the landmark project in the Central American country. The Belize Civic Center, costing $32.9m Belize Dollars (£12.7m), is due … Read More

McAndrew Martin rated among top UK building consultants

A Portsmouth-based firm with nationwide reach has been rated as one of the leading property consultants in the UK. McAndrew Martin has risen up the rankings in the industry’s Top 150 Consultants for 2017, published by Building magazine. The company has broken into the league table’s top 100 places for the first time at 97 – up from 108 in … Read More