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More success for our first apprentice

It doesn’t seem long since we were reporting that the first youngster to start as an apprentice with the LTF team, Brandon Vevers, had achieved an NVQ at level 2. Now, we’re delighted to announce that Brandon has succeeded in reaching the level 3 standard, and we’d like to offer him our congratulations. Brandon has […]

Building the Skills of the Lancashire Trade Frames Team

Bury-based Lancashire Trade Frames are committed to building the highly skilled workforce today’s glazing industry needs. With an ever-increasing product range, training is always underway. A recent example is the company’s Anthony Loder, who has just completed a course in the fabrication of the Smart Aluminium Visoglide Plus patio door. Aluminium became part of the […]

The real losers in the Carillion debacle

In a statement to Parliament, cabinet minister David Lidington told the members that as a private company the cost of Carillion’s failure would be borne not by the public, but by its shareholders and lenders. What he didn’t mention was that the lenders don’t just include banks and large financial institutions, but huge numbers of […]

Christmas Ordering Arrangements 

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s that time of year again. The national grid is lighting up a few billion extra LEDs and every kid in the land is hyper.  When we’re not eating mince pies, we’re planning the last few days of production before the shutdown, and we need you to give us a […]

LTF scoops another award

At the end of November, we were delighted to be named Manufacturing & Engineering Business of the Year at the FSB event hosted at The Hilton on Manchester’s Deansgate. One of the criteria the judges were evaluating was a commitment to development and training of our people. As we’re very much a local business with […]


With its contemporary linear etched detailing, the Nicholas is a stunning door available with contemporary glazing detail or as a solid door. Performance Our door offers a truly appealing finish for the entrance of any home, with a high definition embossed and grained GRP outer skin which will look stunning for years to come. Colours […]

New face at Lancs Trade is ‘old hand’ in the industry

  Bury-based Lancashire Trade Frames are delighted to announce the appointment of Tony Kelly as their new production manager. Tony started as a production operative at the tender age of 18 and now has more than 30 years’ experience of industry change and development.  His rise to a senior managerial position has taken him through […]


It’s not just for power companies Unlike the utility suppliers, we won’t confuse you with different tariffs – just a straightforward quote and a great price. We’re big enough to offer the range of options you need but still down-to-earth, with genuine, friendly service and responsive technical support. We stock Kömmerling and Spectus PVCu systems, […]

The English have a tradition of supporting the underdog. Sorry Iceland, not tonight.

We’d like to offer our congratulations to Iceland for getting into the last sixteen, but really, we don’t want them to progress any further at Euro 2016. As far as we’re concerned they’ve already done quite enough to show Europe what they can do. Iceland managed to upset Ronaldo and have proved that football isn’t […]