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The beginning of a hopeful year for CTE!

11th January 2018

Firstly, we would like to wish everyone at CTE and our customers a very Happy New Year! 2018 hopes to bring a lot of exciting happenings for Crendon. The celebrations for CTE’s 50th anniversary are to be rolled out, with exciting plans along the way… watch this space! This year will also see great developments […]

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Exeter celebrate one year without a loss time accident!

8th December 2017

The operations team at Exeter recently tucked into a pizza feast in celebration for completing a whole year without any lost time accidents. This fantastic achievement meant safety performance was at a high, with no operatives needing to take time off due to an accident at work. CTE are delighted with the demonstrated level of […]

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Crendon Invests for the Future

13th November 2017

It is an exciting time for the Exeter branch at the moment owing to a £260k investment. The project is seeing us transforming and expanding our current facilities into a state of the art manufacturing plant, which will include the installation of a new posi-joist machine. These improvements are delivering increased capacity on trusses and […]

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Government Minister Remains Positive Regarding Housing Market Growth

10th November 2017

With the annual House Builder Conference in London taking place last month, Crendon directors had the pleasure of meeting Alok Sharma, the Minister of State for Housing and Planning. Despite some industry concern over the levels of growth needed in the UK housing market, the minister urged a positive outlook during his speech, where Mr […]

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NHBC Pride In The Job Recognition

9th November 2017

Here at Crendon we always pride ourselves in delivering excellent service to our customers, as demonstrated via our recent work with Summerfield Homes of Somerset. Mark Woodland, the site manager on Killams Park site in Taunton, acknowledged Crendon’s invaluable support in working as part of the site team. The success of the operation led to […]

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Long Crendon Customer Says Thanks

9th November 2017

Our team at Long Crendon have been praised for their service from customer Rob Houseman of Houseman Construction. He was delighted with the quality of manufacture as well as the technical service, giving special thanks to the designer, Amber Carter. We always aim to work exactly to the customers’ needs, so we are pleased Mr […]

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Industry Leading Safelift Panels

8th November 2017

Crendon’s key responsibility is health and safety and as such, we are pleased to offer industry-leading spandrel and gable panels, designed and fabricated to offer maximum health and safety advantages to sites. These panels come with an abundance of benefits ensuring unrivalled peace of mind not only once installed, but crucially during the offload and […]

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Posi-joist Demand Rockets

6th November 2017

The market has recently seen a booming demand for Posi-joists from all market channels as well as strong interest from merchant customers. With market pressures on material costs, the Posi-joist is looking favourable in terms of cost comparison with the I-joist. With the additional site benefits over an I-joist, switching to Posi-joists with its unrivalled […]

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Convenient and Safe Online Payments

30th October 2017

To make life simpler for our customers, Crendon is introducing online payments via Worldpay to all our branches, which will enable instant credit card payments to be made over the phone at point of sale. This will improve the customer experience from speed of order processing and the ability to provide confirmation of payment instantly […]

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Taylor Wimpey Castle Walk Project – “It just worked”.

18th October 2017

Our recent work with Taylor Wimpey has seen very positive feedback for Crendon. The site manager complimented our services, describing them as “superb”. Crendon supplied trusses for Taylor Wimpey on their new housing complex at Castle Walk, Reading. He also quoted, “From liaising with Gemma regarding joists to moving a truss delivery last minute to […]

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