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Investing more in aluminium fabrication

Lancashire Trade Frames has recently made a substantial investment in new equipment for the aluminium fabrication side of their business. The purchases, costing around £150k, were made as a result of the company’s commitment to continually reviewing, updating and upgrading plant and machinery. With aluminium now a significant part of the Lancs Trade product range, […]

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 […]

New Defibrillator in Woodhill

Lancashire Trade Frames, of Woodhill Road, have purchased and installed a new automated external defibrillator (AED) and would like everyone in the community to be aware it’s available for public use whenever it’s needed. The purchase was prompted by an incident that the Managing Director of the window fabrication business, Mark Rowland, freely admits shook […]

A true Lancastrian expert for Lancashire Trade Frames

Bury-based trade fabricator Lancashire Trade Frames have announced the appointment of a new Sales Manager, Michelle Mason. Michelle has been active in the glazing industry for more than two decades, starting in the family manufacturing business based in Colne. Since then she has become a familiar face to builders, joiners and installers all over the […]

Meet the Real Northern Powerhouse

The Government has plans for strengthening the economy of the North. They are focusing on skills, transport, innovation and culture and concentrating efforts on Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield, but they’re missing an important point: the North already is a powerhouse. At an individual business level, the progressive attitude the Government seeks to promote is […]