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Longworth’s Flat Roofing team continues to succeed

07 Feb 2018

Two new contracts plot a path for expansion Longworth are today celebrating the win of two more flat roofing contracts. 30 Brown Street, Manchester for Russells Construction and the 3rd Phase the Manchester Health Academy expansion. The continued success means Longworth need to invest in a Project Manager for their flat roofing team to help […]

Longworth are a VMZINC at Work Partner

24 Jan 2018

Longworth’s continued quality and service   Longworth have been recognised, for another successive year, by VMZINC as a partner contractor for their continued adherence to the quality and service required by the VMZINC at Work network.     Longworth are one of the founding contractors of the VMZINC at Work initiative, which started over 5 years […]

Longworth finish the year with Safe2Torch workshop

21 Dec 2017

Its been a busy year Longworth have today put a pin in 2017 and took time to reflect on their successes with the staff of #TeamLongworth. A large part of the year has been a focus on improving their already high standards of Health & Safety by supporting positive initiatives such as the NFRC’s Safe2Torch […]

BREAKING NEWS – MORE NEW CONTRACTS FOR LONGWORTH!

15 Dec 2017

Longworth secures two new contracts for 2018   Breaking News…Longworth continue in their rich vein of form for the end of 2017 by securing two new contracts for early 2018. Port Street in Manchester for Bardsley Construction and Kings College School for Barnes Construction. The Port Street project is located in the Great Ancoats area […]

New contract wins for Longworth, here’s 10 of the best

30 Nov 2017

Industrious Longworth reap rewards   The Longworth offices have been a hive of activity over the last few months and their productivity has churned out lots of new contract wins in reward. Here are the highlights of their successes: 10 of the best!   WIGAN BUS STATION Longworth have agreed the contract with Vinci Construction to design, supply […]

Pre-Construction Expansion

17 Nov 2017

Martyn Christ brings a wealth of Estimating experience   Longworth strengthened their already formidable capabilities in Pre-Construction with the addition of Senior Estimator, Martyn Christ to the team this November. Martyn has vast experience in the facade industry, with over 25 years of accrued knowledge and valuable insight. Martyn’s extensive background in the roofing and cladding […]

New contract win! Atkins Building, Epsom

06 Nov 2017

Rheinzink for Atkins at Woodcote Grove We’re very pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Zinc roofing and cladding package on the new Atkins Building at their Woodcote site in Epsom.   The works will involve around 9,000kgs of Rheinzink in a mix of their Blue Grey and Graphite finishes, as well as […]

Alchemist Longworth turns their relationship with SFS Intec to gold

06 Oct 2017

Alchemy turns relationship to Gold!   Longworth have developed a great relationship with SFS Intec over the years. They provide a great range of products with unrivaled customer service and attention to detail.   The ‘alchemy’ of this ‘golden’ relationship was recently forged in a landmark project in the heart of Salford’s Media City. Longworth were […]

Longworth enhance their market position

10 Aug 2017

Longworth Launch dedicated Traditional Fully Supported Metal Division to enhance position as market leaders in the industry.   Although being market leaders in Fully Supported Metal Roofing and Cladding for 150 years, over the last decade, this has been focused on Major Construction projects. However, on  3rd August, Longworth secured an exciting appointment in the Manager […]

How Longworth have been taking action on occupational cancer

20 Jul 2017

Longworth invested in IOSH new Health & Safety Campaign   Longworth , as supporters of the IOSH No Time To Lose Campaign, have been taking action on occupational cancer. In agreement with the Principal Contractors and Site Managers, Longworth have started rolling out an awareness initiative workshop to their employees. These workshops focus on the […]

Longworth are fired up to felt with NFRC’s Safe2Torch campaign

13 Jul 2017

Longworth sign up to the NFRC‘s new Safe2Torch campaign As part of Longworth’s commitment to safe working practices they are working together with the NFRC to support their latest campaign ‘Safe2Torch’. The NFRC are encouraging their members to sign up to highlight best practices and guidance for the safe installation of torch-on reinforced bitumen membranes. […]

Longworth expansion leads to a new southern office

19 Apr 2017

Paul Smith, Managing Director of Longworth has announced that the new Longworth southern office covering the Greater London and South West areas is now officially open.   The decision to open a southern office is a key part of Longworth’s expansion plans. This involves growing their reputation in London as the UK’s premier contractor for […]

Longworth shatter turnover record!

03 Apr 2017

Longworth are proud to announce that March 2017 was a record month for turnover, with monthly sales recorded at just under £1.5m obliterating the previous record of £1.1m. At this point last year, Longworth had a turnover of £720k for the month of March. An increase of 110%. The trend suggests that their ambitious 50% […]

Project Update: Vita York Student Village

03 Apr 2017

Significant developments Longworth were appointed by Wates Construction to install the following at Vita York Student Village: Over 72,000m of Scandinavian Redwood rainscreen Including all associated substrate PPC aluminium flashings and rainwater goods Aperam Stainless steel standing seam roof Single ply membrane roofing Liquid applied roofing Aluminium cappings and rainwater goods   The Scandinavian Redwood […]

Longworth awarded with NFRC Gold Award for Health & Safety in Roofing

07 Mar 2017

Longworth continue with Health & Safety excellence Yesterday, Longworth were awarded with their 8th consecutive Gold Award from the National Federation of Roofing Contractors (NFRC) for Health & Safety in Roofing. Health and Safety is something that Longworth takes very seriously. They are proud of the example that they set in construction. The award from […]

Supporting the local community

27 Feb 2017

Longworth provides sponsorship to Linnets Whites Under 9’s Longworth believe it is the responsibility of local businesses to give back to their community. This could be in a number of ways from charity fund raising events to offering work experience placements to local students to sponsorship opportunities.   Longworth were contacted by Macaulay Astles, head coach for […]

Health & Safety is of paramount importance at Longworth

23 Feb 2017

Benefits of automated external defibrillators AED in the workplace Health and Safety is taken very seriously at Longworth. They invest time and money every year in the training and development of their employees in the latest Health and Safety guidance and updates to legislation. Towards the end of 2016, Longworth sent 10 of their employees […]

Longworth rolls out their new commercial fleet from Mercedes

22 Feb 2017

A new look commercial fleet Longworth has recently undergone a branding transformation throughout the company including their new commercial fleet. Longworth has simplified their branding by dropping ‘Building Services Ltd’ from their marketing collateral. This simplified approach to their brand name is complemented by a subtle colour palette and clean, linear design. The new branding […]

Longworth secure £500,000 VM Anthra Zinc Project

10 Feb 2017

Longworth’s involvement Longworth have this week secured a new project featuring VM Anthra Zinc at Astley Point, Wigan worth £500,000. Longworth have been appointed by Redwater Homes Ltd to install 2000m² of VM Anthra zinc roofing and cladding as well the Kingspan Benchmark composite panels and Topdeck single ply membrane roofing. Works are due to commence […]

Longworth secures another flat roof project

12 Jan 2017

Longworth win the flat roof package for Holy Cross Catholic High School in Chorley, Lancashire. Walter Carefoot & Sons (Construction) Ltd have been appointed as principle contractor to build a much needed extension to the existing school. The project was awarded as part of a partnering framework that Walter Carefoot & Sons Ltd have with […]

Investing in futures

25 Nov 2016

“Because of the recognised skills shortage in the construction industry, we’re committed to providing the highest level of training and career progression for all of our staff, including apprentices. It’s  part of what makes Longworth special and allows us to stand out from our competitors. Chloe Started her career with Longworth in 2014 as an apprentice […]

Hard work and perseverance pays off!

14 Nov 2016

In February 2012 Ian Cartwright joined Longworth as a trainee QS with no previous experience in Construction other than a keen interest. Ian had recently graduated from University with a BSc in Multi-media so he was enrolled on a 2 year HNC in Building Production Technology to provide him with the solid foundation of construction […]

Photo of the Month WINNER

04 Oct 2016

Here at Longworth we encourage our employees to take pride in their work and be confident about sharing it. Last month we set up a competition for a Photograph of the Month open to all employees working or visiting our sites and we had some terrific entries. This months winner goes to Dave Robson who […]

Transfer Deadline Day

31 Aug 2016

Longworth have secured the signings of Contract Manager James Keery and Quantity Surveyor, David Holmes. James joins Longworth having previously been employed by industry leading roofing and cladding contractors. He has over a decade of experience in the roofing and cladding industry including management of several award winning projects. He is looking to develop further […]

Longworth secure The Christie IPU

18 Aug 2016

Longworth have secured the roofing & cladding packages with Interserve for the new Integrated Procedures Unit (IPU) at The Christie, Withington site. Thousands of patients, will all receive treatment in one place creating a seamless treatment experience. This will mean shorter waiting times for day-patients who need to see plastic surgery, endoscopy, radiology, pain management […]

A record year for Longworth Building

03 Jun 2016

Hard work is certainly paying off for Longworth Building Services at the moment with a record number of contracts landing in the last couple of months.

Longworth Building Services Limited shortlisted for the Construction News Awards 2016

04 Mar 2016

Longworth Building Services Limited has been selected as a finalist in the Specialist Contractor of the Year (turnover up to £100m) category of the 2016 Construction News Awards.

Longworth Building Services awarded £2.1million contract

22 Jan 2016

Longworth are delighted to announce that they have been awarded the roofing and cladding contract for the new Dumfries and Galloway Hospital by Main Contractor Laing O’Rourke.

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