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Distribution specialist Chris joins LTF

  Our operation at Bury-based Lancashire Trade Frames (LTF) continues to grow. To support our ambitious plans, we have recently appointed a distribution specialist, Chris Bates as our Dispatch Manager. Chris is local. Living in Little Lever, he’s very familiar with the Northwest, its roads and its transport network. He also brings to the role […]

Kömmerling Expert Joins Lancashire Trade Frames

  Lancashire Trade Frames is starting 2023 on a high. Hot on the heels of being crowned Manufacturer/Fabricator of the Year in the 2022 National Fenestration Awards, there is plenty to celebrate, but General Manager Gavin Stoddard has another reason to be feeling happy. The company has just secured the services of John Berry. Many […]

This family business has the winning formula

We’ve just heard the very good news that we’ve won the Family Business of the Year Award for the Northern region. Naturally, we are delighted, but our purpose isn’t collecting trophies – it’s serving our customers’ diverse needs and being recognised for delivering this. Because those needs are diverse, we need a range of skills […]

Part L changes the building trade can’t afford to ignore

From 15th June 22, an important change to Part L of the Building Regs comes into force in England. Supporting the Government’s goal of zero-carbon ready homes, the changes mean new homes must produce 31% less carbon emissions than was allowable under the earlier regs. This change applies to all new build properties and building […]

PAS 24:2016 The LTF Gold Rush continues

  In 2021, Lancashire Trade Frames announced the successful completion of an independent audit of its manufacturing processes and the award of several accreditations relevant to the construction industry. Foremost amongst those was the Gold CMS Mark awarded by CENSolutions for the company’s windows. Now the company is celebrating the same top-level award being granted […]

Best practice is always the best option

Lancashire Trade Frames General Manager Gavin Stoddard tells us why best practice principles are the best thing for a crisis. I don’t believe there’s a business in the construction industry that hasn’t faced serious challenges in the past two years. We have seen a perfect storm of problems: labour shortages, snarled up supply chains. rising […]

Fabricator included in Family Business Awards Shortlist

Lancashire Trade Frames is delighted to have been included in the 2022 Northern Family Business Awards shortlist. Postponed from last year because of COVID, the awards have attracted a lot of interest, not least because the organisers have, themselves, done much during the pandemic to support family businesses. Mark Rowland is the driving force and […]