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The power of the smaller business

  There was a time when having a big business with a brand that everyone knew and respected was a prime corporate objective. Building and protecting the image was critical because the brand signified trust, shouting loud and clear that the organisation was at the forefront of development, stood for quality and had responsibility running […]

We’re settling on a superior astragal bar

For a long time, we’ve been offering two different astragal bars, one from Spectus, the other made by Kömmerling. Both have their fans, but after a lot of thinking, we’ve made a decision that a single option will work better – both for us and ultimately, for you. We’ve picked the Kömmerling alternative because more […]

Lancashire Trade Frames Completes BBA Transition Assessment

The British Board of Agrément (BBA) is a leading supplier of certification for fabricators operating in the glazing industry. Certification is both a badge demonstrating competence and an indicator of high professional standards. BBA certification requires fabricators to undergo an audit, and Lancashire Trade Frames has recently been through such a process with regard to […]

The brew that works wonders

No doubt, you’ll have heard of the Big Macmillan Coffee Morning (if not, where have you been these last few years?) It’s a simple idea, we get together for coffee and we use the occasion to raise a few pounds to support Macmillan’s amazing work supporting those with cancer. This year, the event is happening […]

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 […]

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 […]

The teamwork that goes into building a great team

You know a partnership is working well when both parties have good things to say about the other. The relationship between Lancashire Trade Frames and the North Lancs Training Group is a case in point, and over the last two years, we’ve taken on a total of seven apprentices who have worked with the NLTG […]

Let’s say ‘Hello’

David Rockey has settled in nicely as our new Sales Manager. Following the LTF tradition of skill with kettle and tea bags as well as glazing, he’s been making himself very popular with all the team at LTF HQ and with our customers. On a serious note, David understands the importance of our bespoke quotes […]